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Migraine Awareness Month #14: Live Long, and Prosper

The National Migraine Awareness Month blog challenge prompt for today is:

Come up with a short, simple phrase or sentence that could be used when saying “Hello” or “Good-bye” that expresses your wishes for fellow Migraineurs.

Migraine Awareness Month Blog ChallengeKeeping this short and simple is the difficult part for me because I have so many wishes for my fellow Migraineurs…

  • a doctor you can partner with who’s passionate and compassionate and truly understands Migraine disease.
  • family and friends who understand and fully support you, no matter what.
  • the best medical care with no worries about expenses.
  • unlimited research funding that results in effective treatments for us.

There’s a Sanskrit word, namasté, which literally means, “I bow to you.” It’s often used at the beginning and closing of yoga classes. Mohandas Gandhi described is as meaning “I honor the place in your where the entire universe resides… a place of light, of love, of truth, of peace, of wisdom. I honor the place in you where when you are in that place and I am in that place there is only one of us.”

So, if I can’t use, “Live long, and prosper,” Spock’s words from Star Trek, here’s my choice:

May all your needs be met. Namasté.

National Migraine Awareness Month is initiated by the National Headache Foundation. The Blogger’s Challenge is initiated by

To help raise awareness about Migraine, please Tweet this post with the hash tags #NMAM and #NMAMBC and share it on your Facebook page. Thank you!

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