My Road to Radical Acceptance

By Kiley (Guest Blogger) - It’s important to mention that I’m writing this at a hockey game. You’ll understand why later, but while I tell you this story I want you to know what I’m currently doing. I was probably in second grade when I started exhibiting textbook signs of depression. I retreated into myself, … Continue reading My Road to Radical Acceptance

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6 Tips For Surviving Holiday Gatherings When Your Chronic Illness Drains You

By Jorie - For some of us, there’s nothing worse than trying to muster up the strength and courage to push through a busy family gathering. Pair that with the holidays, and you have a perfect recipe for disaster. Personally, anxiety tends to be one of my worst companions when I’m trying to make it … Continue reading 6 Tips For Surviving Holiday Gatherings When Your Chronic Illness Drains You

10 Tips for Surviving & Thriving With Migraine While You Have Guests Visiting

By María - I live in sunny Florida, where you can find warmth year long. It is a very convenient location to visit from Venezuela, from where I originate. That is the reason every year we host beloved relatives and friends for several weeks. For example, my parents-in-law, my mom and dad, my sister and … Continue reading 10 Tips for Surviving & Thriving With Migraine While You Have Guests Visiting

5 Tips for Being a Good Friend to Someone with Chronic Illness

By Jorie - Lately I’ve been reflecting on the dichotomy of friends and chronic migraines or chronic illness. They don’t often go happily or easily hand in hand. We’ve talked about friends, relationships, and social life many times here on the blog before, and that’s because it is such a major topic for us. We … Continue reading 5 Tips for Being a Good Friend to Someone with Chronic Illness