I Have to Honor Your Pain and You Have to Honor Mine

I had the opportunity to sit down with author, Ashley Hattle who just wrote the book, Cluster Headaches: A Guide to Surviving One of the Most Painful Conditions Known to Man.  Ashley has cluster headaches and I have migraine attacks. Neither of us truly know what the other person goes […]

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Migraine Patient Input for ICER Report – My Submission

Patient Input

Introduction I wanted to share my response to the ICER patient input questions. I definitely went into a lot of detail. Please do not feel you need write a book. The questions that are the most important to focus on are #1, #2, #4, #5, & #7. It’s ok to […]

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Can We Talk About Health Care For a Minute?

Open Enrollment

Can we talk about health care for a minute? I know, there’s been so much political discussion about it that it is so hard to figure out what’s going on. I’m not going to go into any of that because it’s irrelevant. Why? Because while the new Administration and members […]

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Photo Friday – Miles for Migraine Philadelphia

Miles for Migraine

On Saturday, Oct 7, 2017, I participated in the Miles for Migraine event in Philly. Besides volunteering, I also brought the INvisible Project: Migraine Edition display with me to share the stories of those living with migraine disease.  Little did I know that I would play hostess and run around with […]

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Embody Empathy This Pain Awareness Month

Do you embody empathy when you cross paths with others? The homeless person in the subway station carrying a backpack and all of his worldly possessions in a shopping cart.   The mother with a screaming kid in the grocery store.   The woman who parked in the handicapped space, but walked […]

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Photo Friday – Pain Week 2017

Pain Week is an annual conference focused on pain for the health care professionals who see patients who have a multitude of disorders and diseases. Doctors, pharmacologists, nurse practitioners, and those who offer complementary and alternative therapies all gather to attend seminars on the latest research in this field.   […]

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