Discover the Life-Changing Approach That Gave Barbie Back Her Life

Let's get real for a moment. Managing life, kids, and the throbbing head pain from migraines is no small feat. You've probably tried it all, just like our friend Barbie, who was in the same boat. She was at her wit's end with migraines that started showing up weekly in her 50s and only got worse, making daily life feel like an uphill battle. Barbie’s journey is a testament of the frustration that many of us have felt. In this blog post, we’re going to dive into the life-changing approach that gave Barbie her life back, that could be the game-changer for you too!

Barbie’s Migraine Journey
Over the years, Barbie had her share of doctors visits and tried everything from triptans to Botox, diets, neurologists, and even surgeries.


Nothing seemed to give her the relief she desperately needed. And let's not even start on the hit her bank account took from the piles of medical bills.


Barbie shares, “When I was about 53, I started seeing a neurologist, who prescribed triptans.  Then the migraines became chronic and daily.


By the time I hit the age of 56, I had lost my career due to migraines and went on disability.


Before this, I had leukemia and was able to return to work. After my gallbladder burst I returned to work.


Migraines though… was an entirely different beast.


I knew I needed to do something different from what I had been doing because nothing was working.


I had tried so many things including every different type of diet: anti-inflammatory diet, keto, Specific Carbohydrate Diet, Whole 30, and more.


I tried every different type of doctor including a neurologist, integrative practitioner, nutritionist, chiropractor, acupuncturist, naturopath, and several pain management specialists.


I had two health coaches at different times too.


Over the years, I was prescribed dozens of preventive and abortive medications.  Some of them were meant to treat migraines, while others were typically prescribed for other health conditions and were often prescribed to try to manage migraine pain.


I used BOTOX every 3 months for many years. I've had dozens of steroid injections.


When I became desperate, I tried radiofrequency ablations and nerve surgery. I even tried a neurostimulator.


My entire life was about trying to find a way to end the daily, debilitating pain I was suffering.


I was completely fed up with medication side effects, doctor appointments, and all the fun activities I was missing with family and friends.


I began to suffer from depression and anxiety, which was not like me.


I had a few other health problems along with the migraines, and the combination of problems was becoming near impossible to tolerate.


Then one day I saw an ad for something on Facebook.


Barbie stumbled across something promising — a foundational approach to tackling migraines head-on.


She joined the Freedom From Migraines Method™️ (FFMM) program without second-guessing, fueled by the hope of a real change.


The transformation? Nothing short of remarkable.

Barbie’s Transformation to Migraine Relief

Barbie's life did a full 180. She bid adieu to the debilitating pain, ditched the medications, and freed up her calendar from the endless doctor appointments.


Imagine going from daily migraines to reclaiming 90% of your life back, pain-free. That's a big deal!


Besides getting relief from migraines, Barbie found that this program helped her overall health improve.


She's more active now, returning to the gym and walking her dogs without the fear of triggering a migraine. She's even back to hosting family events — yes, migraine-free.

A Message of Hope

Why am I sharing Barbie’s story with you?


Because it shines a hopeful light on what can feel like a dark path. It's proof that a holistic approach, one that gets down to the root of the problem, can be a game-changer.


For any of you feeling stuck in the migraine muck, wondering if there's any end in sight, let Barbie's journey inspire you.


It's not just about finding temporary fixes, but discovering a sustainable way to reclaim your life from migraines.


You're not alone in this struggle, and there is a way out. It's about making a choice for your health, your happiness, and getting back to being the lively, wonderful woman you are — without migraines holding you back.

Let's take that step together towards a brighter, migraine-free future.


Who's ready to join me?

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Debbie Waidl is the Owner of In The Balance Health Coaching LLC, and Founder of The Freedom From Migraines Method™   & The Migraine Freedom Protocol™ 
She supports busy moms living with Migraines. 

Debbie will uncover what is holding them back from migraine freedom so they can live their life pain and symptom free, work productively, spend the time they want with family and friends, and stop missing out on the things they enjoy.

A message from Debbie:
"I was once right where you are now.  100% believing there was NO WAY to end migraines and my only option was to learn how to live with them or find that magic pill that maybe would work for a while.  If anyone told me back then that I could end my pain once and for all, I would have called BS and popped another pill!

Skeptical times 10  was my middle name for sure because when you try it all and everyone tells you they can help you and they don’t.   You stop believing…  you lose HOPE!

I now realize I was approaching my migraines all backward.

I was trying to cover up symptoms versus trying to end my pain."

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