Chronic Migraine Awareness Day

June 29 is Chronic Migraine Awareness Day. One Day out of one (Migraine Awareness) Month that we try to educate others about our debilitating, misunderstood disease. Normally I would post on Facebook and change my profile picture to one of the memes that are circulating, but I am trying to take a break from Facebook,…

#MHAMBC Day 8: Dwelling On Dreams

“It does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” ~JK Rowling. I can easily imagine how many migraineurs for whom this quotation would really hit home, and in how many different ways. For this month’s Blog Carnival (my first), I wrote about how I wouldn’t actually choose to live my life…

#MHAMBC Day 7: Creating Awareness

I never shut up. Some people don’t like to share their difficulties, especially stigmatized medical ones. They think it makes them look weak, or that it could affect their jobs, their friendships. I definitely get that. And in a way, they are right. I sometimes feel like a whiny complainer, the same old story every…