Veronica With Four Eyes

Tag: migraine

Migraine-Friendly Alternatives To Chocolate Chip Cookies

Migraine-Friendly Alternatives To Chocolate Chip Cookies

About a year and a half ago, I discovered that while I loved the chocolate chip cookies in my college dining hall, I definitely did not love the migraines I would get as the result of eating chocolate. While there have been times where I […]

Ten Healthy Migraine-Friendly Snacks For Your Dorm

Ten Healthy Migraine-Friendly Snacks For Your Dorm

Earlier this week, I read an interesting study conducted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (a segment of NIH) that talked about how the average dorm room contains 20,000 calories worth of snack food, most of which consisted of heavily processed snacks and other […]

How To Make A Dorm Room Completely Dark

How To Make A Dorm Room Completely Dark

How to block out all light in a dorm room and make it completely dark. For students with migraines or who just need total darkness to sleep

To My Chiari Malformation On Its Sixth Birthday

To My Chiari Malformation On Its Sixth Birthday

Written for Chiari Malformation Awareness Month on the sixth anniversary of my chronic illness symptoms appearing

How I Explain Chiari Malformation

How I Explain Chiari Malformation

Here is how I explain my brain condition, Chiari Malformation, to people

No Strobing Items At Check-Out

No Strobing Items At Check-Out

Why items with strobing and flashing lights should be kept away from high volume areas

Photosensitivity in the Classroom

Photosensitivity in the Classroom

Ten common items with flashing lights to watch for in the classroom

Ten “Weird” Things I Brought to College

Ten “Weird” Things I Brought to College

Ten non-traditional/weird things I brought to college that have really helped me

Life with Chronic Migraines

Life with Chronic Migraines

How a college student gets through life with chronic migraines- a migraine every single day

My College Bed

My College Bed

How I made my bed a safe haven from chronic migraines and chronic pain, making it the coziest on campus.