chronic daily headaches · chronic illness · encouragement · migraines · spoonie

Patience is A Virtue

Growing up we are told to “be patient.” Starting from when we were just little ones, we would hear “be patient” from our parents as we relentlessly tugged on their clothes to get their attention. As adolescents, we would beg for the newest thing to keep up with the trends and fit in with our… Continue reading Patience is A Virtue

chronic daily headaches · chronic illness · patient leader · spoonie · wego health

Vote for The Headache Heroine in the 2017 WEGO Health Awards!

I’m so happy, humbled and honored to say that I’ve been nominated again this year for the 6th Annual WEGO Health Awards!!   Last year I was nominated and became a finalist in three different categories. It was such a cool experience and I got to speak with so many wonderful patient leaders. This year,… Continue reading Vote for The Headache Heroine in the 2017 WEGO Health Awards!

adapt · chronic daily headaches · invisible illness · my journey · spoonie

Do Only What You Can Do Today to Create The Reality You Want for Yourself Tomorrow.

  I have a very hard time accepting my own reality. I’m sure many people experience that every once in awhile. Like when you were younger and you were grounded but you really wanted to go to that party, so you convinced yourself that you weren’t grounded and you went anyways, only to get into… Continue reading Do Only What You Can Do Today to Create The Reality You Want for Yourself Tomorrow.

Awareness · chronic daily headaches · invisible illness · migraines · spoonie

June is Migraine & Headache Awareness Month!

June is Migraine & Headache Awareness Month! This month is dedicated to advocating for patients like myself who suffer from an invisible illness that is much more debilitating, physically and emotionally, than most people know. I’ve lived with migraines & exertional headaches for a little over 10 years now. They have changed the way I… Continue reading June is Migraine & Headache Awareness Month!

Bravery · chronic daily headaches · spoonie · Words

“You’re so plucky, I love it!”

A few weeks ago someone said to me, “You’re so plucky, I love it!” And I had to google what the word meant since I didn’t know 🙈 That being said… ☝🏼it’s one of my new favorite words and after learning the meaning, I took what she said as such a compliment. It’s a word… Continue reading “You’re so plucky, I love it!”

chronic daily headaches · chronic illness · migraines · spoonie

2017 Migraine World Summit–The Event of the Year!

Last year, I was so fortunate to receive an email making me aware of an online event called the Migraine World Summit. I didn’t know what it entailed and I wasn’t sure what to expect, all I knew was that world known doctors would be interviewed about migraines, headaches and everything that comes along with… Continue reading 2017 Migraine World Summit–The Event of the Year!

chronic daily headaches · chronic illness · spoonie

The Headache Heroine is Now on Facebook!

I’ve finally come around to creating my Facebook page! I was telling myself that I shouldn’t do it yet because I haven’t finalized a logo–but then I said, why wait!   Come connect with me on Facebook!