– Hello. Good morning. This is what I look like when I wake up. I’ve had many requests to do a day-in-my-life video in Tokyo. So, I guess this is how it starts because, this is the first moment of my day. I’ve already been awake for
two hours at this point, ’cause I was too nauseous to sleep. So that’s fun, I’ve taken
some anti-nausea medication. My mornings usually start quite slowly. Let’s just take a moment to
appreciate my cute fridge. (flakes clinking against mug) I’ve run out of cereal. What is this? This is pathetic. Mix it with my dessert
cereal, chocolate granola. I take 12 pills every
morning to help me out with my various chronic illnesses. I have a video that’s
more in depth about this, if you wanna check it out. Hello. – Hello world. Why do people want to see this? I do not understand. – This is a good
representative of our mornings. Is me bothering you, instead of actually
doing what I need to do. (beeps) Showering when you’re
chronically ill is exhausting. I usually only shower about once a week. I’m lucky to not be a
naturally stinky person, so I can usually get away with it. Also, I’m excited to announce that we have a new member of the family. So, you all know and love Buggy. Well everyone, welcome Petunia. She’s really good at dancing. (lively music) Oh, hey, nice dress you got on there. Psych! It’s actually a pantsuit! Hello. – Feels too weird with you
standing over me like this. – Hello, Luci. – Hello. – This is how I normally
talk to you in the morning. [Luci] – Yup. Yup, we vlog every morning,
but we don’t release them. It’s just the only way
we’re ever able to talk. (Annika laughs) – What’s your plan today? – What’s my plan? Well, I’ve had my shower and we don’t have any coffee left in here. So, I’m gonna get a coffee.
– Aw, don’t talk to me till I’ve had my coffee. – Oh, don’t talk to me
till I’ve had my coffee. Whoa. – Do you wanna help me do my physio? (Luci’s tongue clicking) – Now?
– Yeah. – Sure.
– Thanks. (upbeat music) – Tight? That a good tightness? – Yeah.
– A bit less? – No, that’s good.
– That’s good. – Okay.
– At home, we just have a hook that this hangs off. There’s no hook here, so I am the hook. (Annika laughs) – Look at these baby biceps! (Luci laughs) (Hands clap) Three hours after I woke up, I’m finally feelin’ good, yay! I should just film my, I just should pretend I’m
waking up now, all right? (gentle music) Beep beep beep beep! Aw, 6:00 a.m. Aw, (yawns) time to wake
up and go for a run! Oh!
I just woke up like this. – [Luci] I love those stay
at home life, type videos. They wake up in the morning and they so clearly have a light box. (Annika laughs) Like, pointed at them. It’s like oh,
– Yeah. – [Luci] do you sleep with
the light diffusion box pointed at you all night? (Annika laughs) – Bye, Luci!
– Bye-bye. – [Annika] Where you goin’? – I’m going to get, I think I woke up too
late to call it a breakfast? – [Annika] ‘Kay, bye! (upbeat music) Hoo! Gotta stop every 20 to 30 minutes or so to rest and stretch my back. ‘Cause otherwise, by the time
a few hours have gone past, I can not move. (upbeat music) Here’s a special message from Buggy. Sometimes, you feel flat. But then eventually, you
spring back up again. (upbeat music) (Wind blows)
(gentle chimes) Can you hear that? It’s the music that plays at six o’clock. Just in the street. Just to let you know
that it’s six o’clock. It’s really nice. (calm music) Check out this super cool sewing roll that I made for traveling. When it’s unfolded, it’s got a whole
different bunch of pockets for things like scissors, go in here. Woop! All my threads are in
here, in this section. (zipping) Got all these pockets with things in it. This was a really good way to use up a bunch of old scrap fabrics and, like, upholstery fabrics. I just made this pattern,
pretty much up from scratch. And it closes like this. It folds up. Like this. And then buckles up so it
can be transported easily. (subdued music) Hey. – Hello, everyone. – I’m a celebrity. (Luci laughs) Which is why I’m wearing
sunglasses at night. – Annika’s got light
sensitivity from her migraine, so she’s wearing her sunglasses. And it makes her look like, who sang that song? ♪ I wear my sunglasses at night. ♪ – I have no idea who wrote those. (Luci laughs) – Turn, don’t take this
down, copyright people. – Oh yeah, I think it’ll definitely pick that up.
(Luci Laughs) – It’ll pick that up. – Hey, Luci, what’s the worst
possible name for a dog? – Taxi. (both laugh) We figured it out, ’cause you’ll be walking
around your house like this. Taxi! – Hey, Taxi!
– Taxi! – Taxi!
– Taxi! – Oh my god, we’re actually
(Luci laughs) gonna accidentally call a taxi. – It’s exactly behind us like this. (both laugh) – That was a taxi. – That was a taxi.
(both laugh) Oh, boy. So Annika’s got her
meds in her system now. And we’re going to the supermarket. – Yeah, we were gonna go
see Detective Pikachu. [sigh] And I’m really frustrated that, like, we were
literally about to leave and then my body was like, hmm, nah. – Yup.
– You’re can have a migraine instead. – Oh, well!
– Which, you don’t wanna look at a movie screen. – No.
– When you’ve got a migraine. (Annika sighs loudly) But this lovely love here was like, Annika, everything’s okay. You know what, we can
just have a cozy night in. And we’re gonna go to the supermarket and I love going to Japanese supermarkets. I mean, I love going to
the supermarket any time. Even at home, but it’s really fun. It’s really particularly
fun going to a supermarket at a different country, I think. – And then I’m gonna make some dinner. – And then, Luci’s gonna make
us a really lovely dinner. – And then maybe we can
watch a movie at home. – Yeah, you’re the best. – Yeah. (Annika laughs) I know.
– Yeah. (Annika laughs) – I clean the house, as well. (Annika laughs) What a hero, huh, huh. – I’m gonna buy myself some
snacks and comfort food. – Mmm.
– ‘Cause now that. – I’m gonna get some mochi. – ‘Cause when you gotta
migraine and it’s real bad pain, you fricken deserve some snacks. I love you so much. – I love you too. (Lips smack)
– Ah! Yay, we’re here! Don’t think I’m allowed
to film in supermarkets, so I’ll do it real sneakily. (lively music) Why is it a trend at the moment for fruit and vegetables to be really sad? – [Luci] Whatchu mean? – [Annika] Why has it
got a sad face on it? – [Luci] Aw, yeah, I’m not sure. – [Annika] Look at this cheese dessert. Oh my god. Aw, mango parfait. – [Luci] I’ll get melon and you get mango. – [Annika] There’s just cheese sticks? – [Luci] Dried cheese sticks. – [Annika] Oh my god, yum. (upbeat music) What’s going on with these dudes? Are you eating them? Is that why their eyes are on fire? – [Luci] Oh my god. This is a seriously post-migraine shop. (Annika laughs) – [Annika] Oh, I love these soy milks. Oh, they have so many flavors. – [Luci] Should we get some fruit juice? – [Annika] Fruit juice, yes. – [Luci] This is a really normal thing in the supermarket in Japan. Cream of corn soup? – [Annika] You can get
a really decent dinner at the supermarket. Like a full sushi box. – [Luci] Look at this bento,
look at all these bentos. – [Annika] Look at these bentos. Like these, they’re like
three to four dollars each. – [Luci] Yeah, not bad. – [Annika] It’s pretty dang good. Like, look at that. Look at how much food is in that one. And it’s four dollars.
– Here’s, there’s the one you want. – [Annika] Hmm, maybe I’ll get a onigiri. This is orange-flavored bread. Hey, look! I see, this is the first
time I’ve seen bread that isn’t just white bread. – [Luci] It’s rye bread, doesn’t look like rye bread.
– That’s, no. That’s exciting. Wait, what’s this? – It’s a sandwich.
– Oh my. With strawberry and cream inside? – [Luci] Yeah. And this one has a egg. – [Annika] How can it not be refrigerated? – [Luci] And this one has tuna mayo. – [Annika] Oh my God, how can these not be refrigerated?
– And this one has egg. – [Luci] They must be very
freshly done every day. – Whoa. I freaking love Japanese supermarkets. Hey, my head’s feelin’ a bit better. – Good. – I guess it was the
magic of the supermarket. – You’ve downgraded one level of glasses. – (laughs) I’m back to the
tinted, migraine glasses. Which didn’t stop my migraine
today, unfortunately. – Unfortunately.
– But they do help. ‘Cause I used to get
these every single day and this is the first migraine I’ve had in quite a few weeks. – Yeah. – Yeah, so, you know,
lookin’ on the bright side. This is not a very common
occurrence anymore. I love just walking around. Aw! Like, oh my gosh, this just. Cute! Night flowers. I Love just walking
around our neighborhood. And just wandering
around different streets, i’ve never been down before. ‘Cause we find just,
really cute, new places. What did you do to my hair
when you massaged my head? What’s happened to it?
(Luci laughs) It’s gone so weird. Hey, Luci. – Yes?
(Luci laughs) Beautiful. Aw, that’s so nice. – [Annika] This is my snack haul, excluding a parfait. A mango parfait I have for dessert. We have cheese fries, grapes, grape jelly? Sweet potato and pumpkin chips and your girl needed some chocolate. I just fricking love
this shy, bashful chef. (Annika laughs) These cheese fries are real good. – So it’s just like
cheese flavored cardboard. ♪ Bum bum ♪ ♪ Bum bum bum bum bum bum ♪ ♪ Bum bum bum ♪
– Frickin’ love you. How is it cooking with a one-burner stove? – [Luci] Hard! – You’re doing very well. (foreign language) Was this exactly what I would’ve done had I not been filming? Who knows? It was the pressure of
having the camera on me, did it change what I did with the day? I’ll never know. – Mmm. Cloink! Cloink! (foreign language) Kampai! – I love you. – I love you. (upbeat electronic music) – This is actually Annika
from a few days in the future. I’m cheating. But I was so very close to finishing this wrap top. And I thought you all might wanna see how it turned out. This is prototype number one. I wanna change some things
in the next version. The armholes are a little too tight. And I wanna make the sleeves
even more drapey and flowy. But it is a wearable first attempt. And I think it turned out really well. Okay, back to the past. (Annika imitates magical chimes) (magical chimes) Do I still have panda eyes? – No, you don’t. You don’t have, I was about to
say, you don’t have any eyes. (both laugh) You have–
– Blah! – You have eyes. – So, it’s the end of the day. Well, I’m about to upload a video. So, almost the end of the day. But, – Work work work work,
– Now– (Annika sighs)
– Work work work. – Now that it is, y’know,
nearly the end of the night and my migraine has kind
of gone away, finally. And I can be switched on again, – Mmm. – I just wanted to talk about something that we often do when one of
us has had a really hard day. I think this is something
that is really useful if you also have a chronic illness or if you’re just struggling
– We usually do it when– – With, y’know, bad mental health. Or just feeling low. – We usually do it when
we’re lying in bed at night. – Yeah, so this usually happens when I’m lying in bed at night. But I don’t wanna film us then. (Annika laughs) – Too intimate. – And obviously, we
sleep in different beds, because we’re not married. – Obviously, we sleep in separate beds, and if we sleep in the same bed, we use an 18th-century bundling board to make sure we don’t accidentally touch during the night. – Anyway, what we do is, we
just will tell each other– – We take turns going through and saying our five favorite
things from the day. And they can be the
smallest possible things. – So like, it often, if
I had a really bad day and I’m feeling really low, it can be really hard to start off. But I’ll just think of something like, for example, I got out of bed today. Or something that I did
today that I’m proud of that was a happy memory is, I took a really nice
photo of some flowers. – Yeah. It can be something as small as that. – And once you start,
you actually usually find that you can think of five,
often we will just lose count. – You just start to get on a roll. – Yeah.
– Okay, let’s do one each, as an example. – Oh, I’ve already done some. Okay, what’s another one? I had a really nice dinner
made by my love, Luciano. And it was really yummy. And it made me feel a lot better. – I really enjoyed
listening to the new episode of my favorite podcast while
I cleaned up the house. – Cool!
– It was nice and relaxing. – Yeah, you were just chuckling away too. – Oh, it was very funny. – I liked seeing you
just laughing to yourself like a madman. – See, and once you get it started, – Yeah.
– Then you get a good roll on.
(Annika laughs) – So, that’s just a little, I think, something that can really help. Help to calm you down
at the end of the day. – Mhm. – To stop your brain from
thinking about the future and all the things you have
– Mhm. – to do tomorrow. So, that’s our little tip from us to you. Now, I have to go and
upload a YouTube video. And then I can finally go to bed. – And I go to bed, good night. (Annika laughs)
Mmm, bleh. – The reason I got up
so late this morning is because I stayed up late so that I can upload videos when the rest of the world is awake. Because we live in a time zone that not that many people live in. (Luci sighs)
– Yeah, thanks, America. – Thanks America.
– Can you all just switch over to getting up in the middle of the night? (both laugh) – Be a lot easier for me. – So then we could wake up at
a normal time in the morning. (Annika laughs) – My computer screen is v orange ’cause migraines, it really helps. The program is called f.lux. Honestly, any time I see a computer screen that’s just on normal now, I’m like ugh! Can’t deal with it. (upbeat music) Well, it is the end of the day, which means, it is the end of the vlog. As usual, now that I have to go to bed, I have heaps of energy. Which has been, how it’s been
going for me lately, ugh! Anyway, I’m gonna hop in bed, read a book. I hope you enjoyed this video. And I will see you all in the next one. Stay crafty, everyone. Say good night. – Good nighyaaaaana! – [Annika] That’s terrifying. Say good night nicely. – (laughs) Good night nicely! – (laughs) What a joker. Thank you so much to the
600 Patreon supporters, the superhuman producers
and the small brands who are all a huge reason that I can make these videos available to hundreds of thousands of you for free. If you’ve learned lots from my videos, or if it’s just the kinda stuff you wanna see more of in the world. Then vote with your dollars and consider supporting me
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100 thoughts on “A Day In My Life (Tokyo + Chronic Illness Life)

  • May 23, 2019 at 8:01 pm
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    ‘Sup fam! It’s 5am here in Tokyo and I can’t sleep due to a med making me bounce off the walls, so that means you get a new video! 😜
    It’s also my birthday! 🎈So pls wish me a happy birthday 🎂 and if you wanna get me a present, share this video with ur friends on social meeds 😇
    💖💖💖 love, Annika

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  • May 25, 2019 at 3:03 am
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    Y’all got me radiating positivity with my 5 fav things bless

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  • May 25, 2019 at 3:14 am
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    omg I used to eat of those when I lived in Okinawa ,Japan

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  • May 25, 2019 at 5:00 am
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    Thumbs up for Petunia.

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  • May 25, 2019 at 6:00 am
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    There was actually a family on my childhood neighborhood that named their cat Taxi.
    But they didn't take care of the cat and therefore never called him…

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  • May 25, 2019 at 6:08 am
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    Happy Birthday!!!! I hope it was fabulous, with no migraine for you. This was a really lovely video and it was wonderful seeing how great Luci is in looking after you, but also how much you care for him. I loved the 5 things in a day that make you happy. This was something I did with my children when they came home from school and said it was a horrible day with nothing nice in it and by the end of them thinking they usually found at least one thing that wasn't horrible about the day, then they would find another one and by the end of it the horrible day at school (they got bullied, so horrible days at school were a given) wasn't so horrible as there were good parts in it. I've also used this with kids on my school bus when they would say they had had horrible days. I loved how that wrap top looks, and I look forward to seeing the changes you make to it until it is how you want it exactly. I hope you and Luci have seen Detective Pikachu by now – I saw it last week with my husband and we both really enjoyed it.

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  • May 25, 2019 at 6:28 am
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    Awww loved this!!!!

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  • May 25, 2019 at 8:35 am
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    "You're the best!"
    "Yeah."
    Love that energy.

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  • May 25, 2019 at 9:31 am
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    I had a dog named Taxi when I was a little girl! She was an old beagle who gave me my first real pet as a kid, who we named Joy. Her name was Taxi because her birthday was on tax day here in America. That gave me a real chuckle that you said that. haha.

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  • May 25, 2019 at 9:42 am
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    as a hearing person who just happens to really enjoy/prefer captions on almost everything I watch (probably due to my deaf brother-in-law), thank you! not all youtubers think about or take the time to add in close captioning, and I really appreciate it, Annika. great video!

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  • May 25, 2019 at 9:42 am
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    still laughing because my family absolutely had a dog named Taxi when I was a kid.

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  • May 25, 2019 at 9:43 am
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    the pure and absolute love that Luci and you have for one another is so wonderful to watch and I thank you for letting us have a glimpse into your personal life

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  • May 25, 2019 at 9:58 am
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    Happy birthday, girl!

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  • May 25, 2019 at 11:07 am
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    I got married on the 16th of May (just over a week ago) and I think I’m going to try the five good things chat with my new hubby, so thank you for that idea!! 🥰

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  • May 25, 2019 at 11:13 am
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    The music that plays at 6 is actually an emergency broadcast test! It’s usually called the “5 o clock bell” but the time can vary. Kids also use it to know when to go home before dark.

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  • May 25, 2019 at 11:25 am
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    love your glasses at 4:46 ! where did u get them?))

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  • May 25, 2019 at 11:26 am
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    The music that plays everyday at 6pm is to tell children to go home before it gets dark.

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  • May 25, 2019 at 11:29 am
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    I also get migraines rather often and I also have all my screens dimmed and tinted. Now whenever I have my partners phone (I spell check some E-mails for them) I immediately lower the brightness.

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  • May 25, 2019 at 12:50 pm
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    this was so nice!!!! Also, I just wanted to say thank you, because your video's pretty much taught me how to sew a few years back and now I'm sitting watching this video in a shirt that I made myself! sewing is one of my most valuable skills now and that's due to you! Thank you so, so, sew, much!!! 🙂

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  • May 25, 2019 at 12:58 pm
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    Honestly it’s so nice seeing someone’s day-to-day life whilst managing chronic illnesses. It gives me a lot of hope that one day I can manage my chronic illness well enough to live a life on top of it too. I’d love to live in another country and be able to work (to some extent) eventually. Also you two are so cute 💜

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  • May 25, 2019 at 2:40 pm
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    I know by 6;00 pm u were exhausted even though you haven't been up long and haven't done much!! That's what Chronic Illness does to you! UGGH!!! You're Amazing and So Beautiful!

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  • May 25, 2019 at 2:49 pm
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    luci! we luv annika’s prince charming.

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  • May 25, 2019 at 2:50 pm
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    I love the 5 good things idea!! It's so nice to see other artists with disabilities, please keep sharing!

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  • May 25, 2019 at 3:06 pm
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    Happy B-day Annikaaaa! 🤩💜

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  • May 25, 2019 at 3:43 pm
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    yesss 100% here for those flowy sleeves on your wrap top!!
    thanks for sharin' a day in your life :>

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  • May 25, 2019 at 4:32 pm
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    Get you a significant other that looks at you the way Luci looks at Annika. The definition of "couple goals"!

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  • May 25, 2019 at 4:42 pm
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    I hope one day to find somebody who loves me unconditionally like Annika & Luci love each other 💜 happy birthday Annika!!

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  • May 25, 2019 at 5:18 pm
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    Just a tip if you don’t want to have to stay up go upload videos, you can schedule an upload to go up at a specific time!! I thought this video was a super cool glimpse into your life and it came out super well!!

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  • May 25, 2019 at 5:24 pm
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    THIS VIDEO WAS SO GOOD. Holy moly, thank you so much for letting us in to a day in your life.

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  • May 25, 2019 at 5:51 pm
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    You guys are so cute and sweet together 😊

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  • May 25, 2019 at 6:40 pm
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    Thank you so much for showing the everyday reality of living with chronic illnesses. I love your videos 🙂

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  • May 25, 2019 at 9:47 pm
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    Omg i'm petunia! Haha

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  • May 25, 2019 at 10:19 pm
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    This was such a heartwarming video 🙂 both of you guys' positivity is so inspiring, especially so since you're not afraid to hide when you're feeling low. As someone who's always been "the positive one" whenever I feel down I feel like something is wrong with me. But I'm slowly coming to realize that everyone has times when they feel down, and no one can be happy ALL the time! Thank you for this wonderful and insightful video!!

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  • May 25, 2019 at 10:50 pm
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    Happy birthday! Your story is very encouraging and I'm in love with your channel!!! It looks like u have a pretty good set up in Tokyo!!! Love you and love what your doing! Thank you for making one little girl happy!

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  • May 26, 2019 at 12:21 am
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    ooh your post migraine snacks are the reason that I get migraines :((( I wish I could

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  • May 26, 2019 at 1:38 am
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    When are you and Simon and Martina going to hang out?!?!?

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  • May 26, 2019 at 2:33 am
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    You two are just too cute 😉

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  • May 26, 2019 at 8:26 am
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    Oh my fricking gosh! Why don't any anime/manga placed in current day Tokyo don't include the random flowers and 6 pm music? WHY?

    Now that you've mentioned it, my headaches reduced so much since I've started wearing photochromic glasses. I've never made the connection.

    You two are some cute together. 🙂

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  • May 26, 2019 at 11:06 am
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    Love your day, as a older person with a chronic illness I can relate to you wholeheartedly plus I’m a crafter and just love sewing, mostly quilts lately but I have had a very painful episode and can’t walk or sit up for the last week, I will definitely be trying your 5 things that make you happy, looking forward to your next post, xxxx

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  • May 26, 2019 at 1:09 pm
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    I woke up feeling nauseus with chronic pain, so just seeing somebody else with chronic health issues makes me feel less lonely, thanks!

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  • May 26, 2019 at 3:27 pm
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    You guys are so cute it fills my old cynical heart with glee.

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  • May 26, 2019 at 5:34 pm
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    What do you do with prototypes, donate or reuse?x

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  • May 26, 2019 at 8:09 pm
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    What happened to Giovanni?!

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  • May 26, 2019 at 8:36 pm
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    The love between you two and how helpful he is for you is heart warming. I’m chronically ill too and my husband is super great but gets worn out. I think we’ll start doing the 5 things too!

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  • May 26, 2019 at 10:00 pm
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    The village I lived in played music at 6am as well as 6pm. It was nice in the evening, but not so much in the morning.

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  • May 27, 2019 at 1:35 am
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    I was really hoping for the pantsuit crab dance XD

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  • May 27, 2019 at 6:27 am
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    I'm having a not-so-good pain day so l saved this video to watch when doing my own physio exercises and it made them much more bearable 😁😁 I really appreciate how you show all the ups and downs of chronic pain. It's nice to see someone else in a situation similar to me. I love your videos and they're so enjoyable to watch. Keep on doing you!!

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  • May 27, 2019 at 6:30 am
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    I'm having a not-so-good pain day so l saved this video to watch when doing my own physio exercises and it made them much more bearable 😁😁 I really appreciate how you show all the ups and downs of chronic pain. It's nice to see someone else in a situation similar to me. I love your videos and they're so enjoyable to watch. Keep on doing you!!

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  • May 27, 2019 at 11:19 am
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    Any tips for Tokyo? I arrived for a holiday today

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  • May 27, 2019 at 12:56 pm
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    Shit fuck lol. Sometimes being ill I kinda feel unlovable and undesirable and high maintenance so this was really heart warming. You're awesome and cool and independent and creative but I'm also glad you have someone looking after you when you need, whilst also seeming to complement each other brilliantly. Partners in crime much

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  • May 27, 2019 at 6:28 pm
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    I would love to see a tutorial on how to make one of those sewing rolls!

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  • May 28, 2019 at 1:13 am
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    A late congratulations for your birthday! 😀

    And your days are similar to mine! Chronic illnesses are so hard some days! But even then there are joyful moments and things!
    And thanks for the tips!

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  • May 28, 2019 at 9:04 am
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    I think the sad face on the veggies is actually the nose? Idk

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  • May 28, 2019 at 12:09 pm
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    PLEASE make a tutorial on how to make that travel case!

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  • May 28, 2019 at 1:44 pm
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    Happy (belated) birthday! That top is (already) going to be so cute! Oh, I also use flux.

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  • May 28, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    I love you guys!

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  • May 28, 2019 at 7:12 pm
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    Hello Petunia, you are such a good dancer! 😀 🙂

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  • May 29, 2019 at 3:27 am
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    Do you have any tips for adding long bell sleeves to a dress or shirt? I'm diying a wedding dress but keep getting mixed instructions

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  • May 29, 2019 at 8:37 am
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    You actually get a lot done even on hard days! Also I spotted the velanfaxine in there, hope it helps you and the side effects don't bring you down! 🙂

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  • May 29, 2019 at 11:51 am
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    Cutest couple ever! You can tell how much you guys love each other ❤️

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  • May 29, 2019 at 5:48 pm
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    You two are so cute :3 I found you as I am picking up sewing largely as a means of therapy to combat my chronic illness. The showering bit really hit home. I normally wind up passing out after a shower 🙁 had to cut my long hair because I can't wash it anymore. And the worst bit is that it takes a good hour or two to come back to life afterwards

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  • May 29, 2019 at 6:50 pm
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    Disclaimer: I definitely don’t want to come across as able-splaining!! Two of my closest friends had chronic migraines, and they each got their daith pierced, and both have reported WAY fewer and less severe migraines since. One friend has gone two weeks without a migraine when she used to get them daily, and she knows when she’s “supposed” to get one because of the pre-migraine symptoms she experiences, but then the migraine doesn’t come! I’m sure you’ve heard of this and possibly considered it, but if you hadn’t, I just wanted to say something 💙💙 This was a fun video to watch and Luci is awesome!

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  • May 29, 2019 at 10:45 pm
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    Can you make paper bag shorts?

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:08 am
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    I am literally on the metrolink in Los Angeles, Ca and I promise there is this girl on here who looks like you to me. Or she is just giving me vibes of you.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 3:39 pm
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    Petunia dancing [10 hours version] [Bass boosted]

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  • May 30, 2019 at 4:19 pm
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    Love this video, you and Luci are adorable together 💕 and I so want to do the "saying 5 things you've enjoyed-thingy" with my kids when they're older (I have a 2 years old and a 6 months old) 🤗

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  • May 30, 2019 at 7:56 pm
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    Have you ever made a food/drink diary —many foods/drinks have been linked to migraines

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  • May 30, 2019 at 10:08 pm
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    Hey all!
    Apologies for being annoying buuuutttt I recently started my own sewing channel! It would be awesome if you could check it out!
    THANKS!!!! 😀

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  • May 31, 2019 at 11:46 am
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    I have RSD so I understand making plans and then your body lets you down. He was so sweet and understanding.

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  • June 1, 2019 at 7:04 am
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    The top is so cute. And just wanted to say you got a great Man there! You can realy see how much you too love eachother.
    Happy birthday to you.
    Happy birthday to you.
    Happy birthday dear Anika, happy birthday to you!

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  • June 1, 2019 at 4:01 pm
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    Happy belated birthday!!

    Also I really appreciate the time and effort spent on closed captioning. 💜

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  • June 1, 2019 at 5:44 pm
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    Thank you soooo much for the f.lux recommandation. I had really bad headaches when I used to study with my computer. I am preparing for big exam now and I had headache only once since I use f.lux. I have also my iPhnone set on “NightShift” all day and it helps a lot. So once again, than you ❤️

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  • June 1, 2019 at 10:58 pm
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    Aww…you guys are so beautiful together!❤

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  • June 8, 2019 at 5:11 am
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    I have a pretty serious chronic illness with severe pain all the time for over 20 years and one of the only things that keeps me going from one day to the next is finding things to appreciate. Often it’s a friend who msgs me in the day to support me or my sweet lovely dog Lucy just being my loyal furbaby. I loved you guys not just mentioning this but talking about how hard it sometimes is but that it gets easier. It true sometimes it’s not much but it’s enough to help you balance things out and to remember there are good things about life. Pain takes so much that it’s actually very important to tell yourself what it hasn’t and can’t take. And to share that with the ppl who help you do that. I find it’s so important for ppl to see videos like this. Cheers.

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  • June 10, 2019 at 8:08 pm
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    Y'all so cute

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  • June 11, 2019 at 8:49 am
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    God I want that. I really want a supportive type of relationship. You guys are so good and pure.

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  • June 11, 2019 at 8:59 pm
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    Wow, I am actully watching this at 4:00. 💖🎶🎤. Happy late birthday as well!!! I hope some day you can teach me to make that cool roll up sewing kit.

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  • June 11, 2019 at 10:57 pm
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    omg 🙁 i didnt know u struggled with that :///// i love you so much ur amazing

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  • June 13, 2019 at 7:31 am
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    The tokyo flat: is the size of a shoe carton
    Annika: We sleep in different beds!

    Also, I'm late, but happy birthday.

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  • June 14, 2019 at 9:55 am
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    This is so relatable! Got to have my physio stretchy band, tiny weights and physio ball. I only take 10 medications in the morning though. /Also I don't know if you've already got one, but shower chairs are really easily available here in Japan – makes showering so much easier! EDIT: And I have that same neck/shoulder heat pack! So good for migraines.

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  • June 18, 2019 at 3:38 am
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    More chronic Illness videos! I've just been diagnosed with a chronic Illness and I won't lie feeling pretty depressed about it all. How do you stay positive!!

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  • June 29, 2019 at 10:10 am
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    Th a k you for an amazing insite I have daily chronic pain too. Hope you are both well

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  • June 30, 2019 at 1:39 pm
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    Can I just say thank you for posting this? I have chronic illnesses myself, and most people that I see vlog about it treat it like they’re in a noir film. You seem accepting and happy with your life and that makes me really hopeful for when I grow up. And again, thank you for posting!! 🤗

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  • July 2, 2019 at 3:19 am
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    I need a program like the orange screen.

    I noticed since I stare at a computer screen a lot, work, mobile phone. I turn the light way down on my mobile and hardly have it the back light turned way up, unless I need to use my mobile outdoors.

    I mainly use dark mode on my mobile internet, twitter, and youtube. My eyes feel less tired. One thing I do have to keep reminding myself is to blink all the way down even so often.

    When I blink my eyelids don't touch which causes my eyes to get dry, tear up and burn sometimes. Thankfully it mainly happens when I am at home.

    I even got a black theme added to my lock screen and everything is so cool with my black background.

    One website I would like to see offer a dark mode is instagram. Only problem the black background distorts photos and makes every thing this weird blue green and white halo color 🙁

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  • July 5, 2019 at 6:16 am
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    I get random migraines too and the best thing I ever got to help is a Headache Hat off of Amazon

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  • July 8, 2019 at 8:32 pm
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    If you havent tried those curry cup noodles that were at the super market, you should, because they're delicious!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 9:00 am
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    Luci cracks me up! You two are adorable and goals.❤️❤️

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  • July 12, 2019 at 5:36 am
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    You guys are so cute and I love how sweet Luci is with you. My husband would wake up out of a dead sleep when I couldn't sleep. He would reach over ssnd rub my hair until I could fall asleep. He'd was such sweetheart. Cute top by the way should you be bending over to cut out your pattern. I know your apartment is so very small but please be careful and Lots if breaks and stretches.

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  • July 16, 2019 at 10:00 am
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    Watching your video at 3AM in the US (california )

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  • July 17, 2019 at 2:03 pm
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    Your relationship with Luci is so pure and healthy I almost cried, and you seem to be such a nice person to be friends with <3

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  • July 22, 2019 at 4:42 am
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    I need to be better about my physio, hydration, and nutrition. I have EDS (like Martina) and physio is really the best treatment for it. I need to be more consistent with mine. Any tips?

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  • July 24, 2019 at 4:02 pm
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    Thanks for the honest video. Made me feel less alone in the world.

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  • July 27, 2019 at 2:04 am
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    Get you a man that looks at you like that even when you aren’t looking at him.

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  • July 31, 2019 at 6:33 pm
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    Hey Annika
    Don't know whether you´ve ever heard about it, tried or considered it, but I was an apprentice at a piercing studio couple years back, and they offered accupunture measured Daith piercings, which helped a lot of people ridding themselves or at least lessen their migrains or frequent headaches.
    It's worth checking out, if you haven't tried it yet of course.
    All the luck and happiness to you <3

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  • August 9, 2019 at 10:45 am
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    Love love love the idea with 5 good things in a not so great day.
    Migraine glasses sound like a good idea, I luckily only get them once or twice a month, start and end of periods. I've found work arounds for screens (just extra dimming filters), but it would be cool to go outside too.

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  • August 29, 2019 at 3:42 am
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    Woah where have I been! I thought you lived in Australia??

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  • September 1, 2019 at 6:30 am
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    Oh, could you share how you did your sewing traveling bag? That looks like an awesome scrap buster ❤

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  • September 5, 2019 at 5:36 pm
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    Oh. Do you live here now or?

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  • September 5, 2019 at 5:36 pm
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    Also I want more vids like this

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  • September 7, 2019 at 10:27 pm
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    There's an amazing CA lottery ad where there's a shot of a cheese display and a young man's voiceover. In an amazed tone he realizes, "I can buy all this cheese!?" Your snack aisle shot reminded me of this ad…. thanks.
    Bundling board, ha ha ha. Sure. 💝

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