migraines & exercise: May Headache Blog Carnival

Welcome to the May 12, 2008, edition of the Headache & Migraine Disease Blog Carnival. The theme of this month’s carnival is “How to integrate exercise into a life filled with migraines.”

I apologize that the carnival wasn’t up as expected this morning. I’m still experimenting with having other people host it, which can lead to some unanticipated results as I’m sure you can imagine. Thank you for your patience and your participation.

Ellen Schnakenberg presents Moving and exercising and migraine – WEGO Health posted at Ellen Schnakenberg’s Posts – WEGO Health, saying, “Think you can’t exercise with Migraine, headache or pain? Written by a 30 yr Migraineur and ex-personal trainer, this article helps you get started with ‘baby bites’, and by changing how you think about exercise and moving.”James Cottrill presents Exercise and Migraine: 5 top tips for staying active posted at Headache and Migraine News Blog.

Diana Lee presents Exercise: Double-Edged Sword for Migraineurs posted at Somebody Heal Me: The Musings of a Chronic Migraineur.

Kerrie Smyres presents Mindfulness & Meditation: An Introduction | The Daily Headache posted at Daily Headache, saying, “It’s mental exercise at least. That’s all my head allows these days.”

Pat presents Keeping Active When Your Body Says No posted at The MAV Experience.

Teri Robert presents 10 Ways for Migraineurs To Sneak In Some Exercise posted at Teri Robert’s Share Posts: My Migraine Connection, saying, “Here, you’ll find some ways to sneak in a bit of exercise… some simple exercises that we’ll be able to manage even on some of the days we’re in pain. They may not seem like much, but the effects of them will build up.”

Rena Sherwood presents Walking Dog Helps Ease My Head Pain.

Megan Oltman presents Calming down the migraine brain posted at Free my Brain from Migraine Pain, saying, “Although I didn’t write directly about exercise, walking is my biggest form of exercise, and one of the relaxation techniques I wrote about involves walking.”

MaxJerz presents coming out of the (migraine) closet: a borrowed subject posted at rhymes with migraine, saying, “A post about trying to live openly with migraine disease.”

Rosalind Joffe presents Conserving Your Energy: Making It Sexy to be Green.

Rain Gem presents Migraine News Network | RainGem |: I can has “I is Legend”, srsly posted at RainGem – Migraine News. Threatments, Research and Opinions.

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the June 2008 edition of the Headache & Migraine Disease Blog Carnival using our carnival submission form or by sending entries directly to Diana by e-mail.

The June 2008 theme will be “How to Have a Fun, Healthy Vacation in Spite of your Migraines.” Entries are due by midnight on Friday, June 6th (the end of the day) They may be submitted through the form on the carnival website or directly to me by e-mail. Look for the June carnival to appear on Monday, June 9th.

Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.