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2017 WEGO Health Awards–Vote for The Headache Heroine!

I am excited to share (even though I may have already initially shared) that I have been nominated for the WEGO Health Award in the 6th Annual WEGO Health Awards! Last year I was nominated for three categories and a finalist in two. This year, I’ve been nominated for two categories: Best in Show: Instagram  and… Continue reading 2017 WEGO Health Awards–Vote for The Headache Heroine!

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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!

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HAWMC Day 10: Yahoo Has All The Answers

Yahoo Answers Q: My head feels like it’s about to explode. The throbbing is so intense. Can someone’s head actually explode? A: No. Your head cannot physically explode. It will feel like it at times–the throbbing feels intense enough that it feels like something will erupt from within your skull–but no, your head will not… Continue reading HAWMC Day 10: Yahoo Has All The Answers

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HAWMC Day 9: My Ideal Day

I wake up around 10 A.M., knowing that I don’t have any schedule to follow. With my eyes opening, there’s no pounding or throbbing in my head–only a refreshed and bright feeling. Being just close enough to the beach to smell the salty air, I know that after a quick breakfast and yoga session that… Continue reading HAWMC Day 9: My Ideal Day

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HAWMC Day 8: Little Engine Post

I think I can find a combination of treatments that help drastically reduce my chronic headaches I think I can find an exercise routine that doesn’t drastically increase my exertional headaches I think I can eventually monetize off of my blog I think I can increase traffic to my blog each month that I continue… Continue reading HAWMC Day 8: Little Engine Post

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HAWMC Day 7: Starting My Advocacy Journey

We all need people in our lives who push us to do and be greater. Sometimes it’s hard to accept advice that someone has to offer, but most of the time, it’s worth it to hear them out. I never even thought about sharing my story about living with chronic daily headaches, because I never… Continue reading HAWMC Day 7: Starting My Advocacy Journey

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HAWMC Day 6: Superpowers Wanted

I’m never able to settle on just one answer when I’m asked “What superpower would I want?” But for today’s purposes, I chose flying. Cliche? Yes. Practical? Yes. Awesome? Yes, yes and yes. How would I use it? The real question: How wouldn’t I use it? It’s crazy expensive to travel the world, or even… Continue reading HAWMC Day 6: Superpowers Wanted