By Jorie & Jeannette - Each year, the National Headache Foundation sets the theme for Migraine and Headache Disorders Awareness Month. For 2019, Chronic Migraine Awareness, Inc. and The Migraine Mantras asked the Faces Of Chronic Migraine participants to share what the theme "Sowing The Seeds" mean to them. Here are the participants responses: "Like a … Continue reading Sowing the Seeds: The Faces of Migraine
By Jeannette & Jorie - Every year in February, advocates for migraine and headache disease come together in Washington, DC for an event known as Headache on the Hill. HOH is organized by The Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy (AHDA), and has been running now for 12 years. During HOH, advocates of all kinds -- … Continue reading Voices from the Hill
By Migraine Mantras Team - We’re still only just beginning Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, but for those of us who regularly live with migraine and headache disorders, we are aware every single day. For many of us, the support of our chronically ill friends, as well as advocating, telling our stories, and just being … Continue reading Why Does Migraine Matter?
By Jeannette & Jorie - Headache on the Hill, as we’ve discussed before, is an advocacy event held annually where advocates, caregivers, and those of us living with migraine and headache disorders come together to take legislative action at Capitol Hill. This year’s 11th annual Headache on the Hill brought about over 150 people, representing … Continue reading Words from Headache on the Hill Warriors
By Laura - “Kindness is a gift everyone can afford to give.” — Unknown As a chronic illness sufferer, you are bound to have bad days. To cope, I’ve learned acceptance, found ways to reduce anxiety and taken time out for my health. In essence, I’ve learned to be kinder to myself — to show myself love in the … Continue reading 25 Quotes That Inspire Me to be Kind to Myself through Chronic Illness