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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.

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Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge: Day 2-How I Write

My writing style isn’t necessarily a style, exactly. I don’t follow one set pattern or stick to one particular habit. Most often, I get inspired and just start to type away. I let my brain and fingers do the work and I don’t stop until they’re done. When I’m in this inspired, must-write-right-now kind of… Continue reading Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge: Day 2-How I Write

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There’s A Purpose Behind Your Struggle: Seeing Your Words Inspire Others

Recently, I was nominated for three WEGO Health Activist Awards. WEGO is an online network of community members who are influential in health knowledge. WEGO Health Activist Awards celebrate those community members who share their stories, knowledge and strength to help inspire and help others who are on their own health journey. It’s an incredibly humbling… Continue reading There’s A Purpose Behind Your Struggle: Seeing Your Words Inspire Others

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This Is What Invisible Illness Looks Like

As invisible illness awareness week wrapped up yesterday, I think it’s important for people to see who we are advocating for. The real faces of the people who aren’t invisible even though their illnesses are. I’m what someone with an invisible illness looks like. There’s nothing visible that shouts for attention, yet for me there’s… Continue reading This Is What Invisible Illness Looks Like

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Hope For Progress, Rather Than Fear The Disappointment 

I have gone through months where I’ve effectively given up, only to give myself a wide wake up call that I needed to pick myself out of my funk and continue to try to find an effective treatment. No matter how walls I ran into and how many failed attempts there were, I had to… Continue reading Hope For Progress, Rather Than Fear The Disappointment 

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Be Kind, For Everyone Is Fighting A Battle Of Their Own 

When you’re walking down the street and breeze by the people moving past you, how often do you glance up at the faces that are blurring by? How often do you take the chance to look a stranger in the eyes and really try to read their story? There’s a story behind every face you… Continue reading Be Kind, For Everyone Is Fighting A Battle Of Their Own 

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Vote For The Headache Heroine in the 5th Annual Health Activist Awards!

I’ve been nominated for three award categories for the 5th Annual WEGO Health Activist Awards this year! The categories I’ve been nominated for are below: Best in Show: Instagram Best in Show: Pinterest Rookie of the Year Please take a quick minute or two to vote for me on my nominee profile! I truly appreciate… Continue reading Vote For The Headache Heroine in the 5th Annual Health Activist Awards!