Migraine Survival Kit GIVEAWAY!

Migraine Survival Kit GIVEAWAY!

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Yes, you read that right – a Giveaway!

I’m pleased to announce that Stephanie Grant was the winner of this giveaway! Congratulations, Stephanie, and enjoy your Kit! For those of you who didn’t win, stay tuned for a new giveaway coming up soon!

On October 15th, I will be giving away a Survival Kit full of items to help one of you wonderful subscribers survive those migraines. If you don’t get migraines, these products can all be used for other purposes, so don’t worry, if you don’t get migraines, they’ll still be beneficial to you. Each item was donated to me for review by the companies that make them, except the migraine scarf, however, EVERYTHING IS BRAND-NEW! I’d already ordered these items for myself, and loved them so much I collaborated with the companies involved to get some items for review & giveaway! If you want to read more about how these products are used to help alleviate migraine pain, check out my postΒ on Managing Migraines Without Medication. To be eligible for the draw, you MUST be a subscriber to my blog, and you can earn extra entries by clicking on the GIVEAWAY link in the first sentence of the post! The more you share, the more entries you get, but even if you click the link, remember, you MUST be a subscriber to be eligible!

What’s in the Kit?
-Grace and Stella Bath Rocks in your choice of Rosemary or Jasmine
-Grace and Stella Large Bottle of Peppermint Oil
-Grace and Stella cooling eye gel bead mask
-Comfy Comfy Canada hot/cold flaxseed pack
-Migraine ‘scarf’

Links to Products:

Grace and Stella Bath Rocks – When I first got the Rosemary Bath Rocks, I thought they were going to smell weird, or strong. The very opposite is true – these bath rocks smell absolutely heavenly, and although I LOVE the smell of Jasmine, I actually prefer these to the Jasmine rocks! Not only are they fabulous, but they are also very inexpensive! Click on the image to go to Amazon for more information. *note: I get a small commission if you buy these through this link.



Grace and Stella Peppermint Oil – This peppermint oil is useful for dabbing on your temples when you have a migraine, and then I recommend tying a migraine scarf tightly around your head making sure to cover your temples, then using a cold pack such as Comfy Comfy Canada’s cold pack that is in the gift package, and/or the Grace and Stella cooling gel bead eye mask.*note: I get a small commission if you buy these through this link.



Grace and Stella Cooling Gel Bead Eye Mask –Β So, this mask. I had picked up about half a dozen gel masks from the dollar store and Bed, Bath and Beyond, but they all have the same problem. They all get warm really, really quickly (I’d say about 5 minutes). Furthermore, I find they are far too cold to put on my eyes (eyeball freeze, anyone?). This one is unique because it has a layer of soft, minky-like fabric on the back. Yes, I now own 3 of them! *note: I get a small commission if you buy these through this link.
comfy comfy wrap
This is the actual wrap that was sent to me for review & giveaway. I love love love the super-soft minky fabric on the one side, and the paisley pattern is OH so cute! These are filled with Flaxseed, and can be kept in the freezer for migraines/injuries, or heated up in the microwave! It’s so much longer than other packs, making it my #1 favorite pack (and I have a LOT). Until November 30th, you can even get a 15% discount by going to their site and adding the discount code TESSAG15 at checkout!

Migraine Scarf – This one’s a secret! I’ve picked up a scarf that’s just the right size for tying around your head during a migraine, to help diminish blood flow to the brain during migraines, and also to distract your brain from the pain – pressure, heat, and cold are all time-proven ways to distract or confuse your brain, diminishing the pain signals it receives. I don’t know where I’d be without my scarf!

Good luck everyone! Hope you all find these products as useful as I do! One IMPORTANT NOTE: Grace and Stella has a HUGE sale on right now, and the eye mask and bath rocks are both about 50% off!!! If you want to take advantage of this discount, instead of going through my amazon links, go straight to their web page to order! (I won’t get any commission, but I love you guys that much, and you gotta take advantage of the sale before items are sold out or the sale ends!). Why do I love this company so much? Because they’re awesome, their products are very affordable, and they were featured on The Dragon’s Den!

43 thoughts on “Migraine Survival Kit GIVEAWAY!

  1. Wow! I’ve got terrible migraines and I have yet to find something that provides any relief so I’m super excited for the chance to win this amazing gift basket!!

    1. It’s an old midwives trick for women in labor – it’s not uncommon for them to get blazing headaches during labor, and I learned this trick from Penny Simkins, the guru of Doula Training! I don’t know what I’d do without my scarf!

  2. These would be handy to have in the house. That scarf looks amazing. I’d love to have that minky too. Migraines really take you right out of commission for awhile!

  3. It’s funny I subscribed to your blog after your comment on the Slice of Life “Ego” post on my blog and here I become eligible for winning a survival kit. Survival is the basic human instinct so even though I don’t get migraines, my mom does get ’em often so would like to win some. Looks like a pretty productive deal that! Good going with your blog otherwise too Tessa..would love to read your other work in my free time πŸ™‚

  4. I used to have migraines in high school and college. This gift basket would have been amazing. I used a cold ice pack so I know that I would have loved that cooling beaded eye mask.

  5. I don’t really suffer from migraines, but I know how difficult it is to stand them at times. Your basket is just an amazing idea and would be a great gift to those who actually need it. I bet these items also help to relax, which I’d need to do right now! πŸ™‚

  6. What a wonderful post! Migraines are the worst! At this point I take sleeping medications because the pain is so dull yet so intense that it drives me crazy, lol. Everyone in my family gets them very bad. This is a great giveaway Idea. Thanks for sharing! πŸ™‚

  7. I don’t suffer from migraines, but this looks like an awesome general self-care kit to me. πŸ™‚ I envy the person who wins!

  8. You know, I used to have bad migraines. And because of my low tolerance to pain, I have to take painkillers, sleep, and get a massage. When I wake up, I am still groggy. But lately, the pain has been managed by essential oils. I know it sounds not enough but really, some diffusing to relax me and some massage oils on the nape and temples at the onset and I would feel better. It also helped that I changed my glasses.

  9. I never had migraines but yes some of my friends do.. I can totally understand how bad the situation would be when there are no remedies… These are some great tips… I would definitely share this post with them πŸ™‚

  10. This is a generous giveaway! It is rare to have a migraine survival kit, and you gave us awesome idea to have our own.

  11. I always use peppermint essential oil first when I feel a headache coming on. Then I usually take an Epsom Salt detox bath which is both relaxing and healing.

  12. I have severe migraines and this looks like it would be helpful. Thank you for sharing. How awesome and what a blessing!

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