3 Truths About Living with an Invisible Illness

I like to joke that I was born into advocacy. My father was paralyzed in a diving accident when I was two weeks old and I grew up fighting alongside him for adequate accommodations in everything from Kmart parking lots to government buildings. My dad didn’t see advocacy as a chore, he viewed it as…

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How Step Therapy Impacted My Life with Migraine

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Living with chronic migraine is frustrating on its own. It’s downright infuriating when your plan of care is interrupted by an insurance provider. Step Therapy / Fail First Two summers ago, I was forced to stop my plan of care. It began when my neurologist left his practice. It took me three months to see…

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New Migraine Treatments: 3 Things to Keep in Mind

Beginning a new migraine treatment can be a roller coaster ride. All at once, you may feel hopeful for relief, nervous that the treatment won’t work, and fearful of what new and/or intolerable side effects may come along for the ride. It can be a challenging time! Here are three things to keep in mind…

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