Leading up to and during the month of June, we are featuring daily blog posts from the headache and migraine community. Some of the posts are written by long-time advocates, and some are written by brand new advocates. We thank you for your support of all of these bloggers and and ask you to encourage them as some of the individuals speak up for the very first time. Sharing your personal story is a great way to become an advocate - of yourself, of your disease and our community.
The views expressed in these posts do not necessarily reflect the position or views of CHAMP or MigraineHeadacheAwarenessMonth.org.
“It was Danielle who taught me that pain can be as malignant as any cancer. More importantly, pain can metastasize, eating away…Read More
“I have met so many beautiful people who suffer daily. I’ve received many messages from people who were on the brink. They…Read More
I’m a retired female combat war veteran of the U.S. Army and I served in the First Gulf War. I’m a woman…Read More
My name is Maddie Goldsborough, and I have chronic migraine. I’m an eighteen-year-old senior at Germantown Friends School, and hopefully, a soon…Read More
Although social media has overtaken blogging as the primary place
where people meet online, blogging provides a unique opportunity for a deeper connection to others and is an excellent way to advocate for people with headache disorders. Blogging also challenges you to grow personally and professionally. This post describes one person’s
blogging story, the benefits of blogging, and how you can start your own blog.
The impact of headache and migraine disorders is well-documented. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, more than 157 million workdays are lost…Read More
As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Headache Foundation, we are also noting that efforts to elevate…Read More