Category: miss migraine

Miss Migraine Runs: Part One

Miss Migraine Runs: Part One

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine. June is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. Help me raise $300 to support migraine research and awareness! Okay, so. I’ve been talking about the Miles for Migraine June Virtual event for awhile now, but I haven’t given many details...

Miss Migraine in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Miss Migraine in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine. After my last post about Aimovig, the first-ever drug designed specifically to prevent migraines, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette contacted me about doing an interview with them. You can read the full story on the P-G’s website! Here’s a snippet: “I can’t...

Miss Migraine: FDA approves first true migraine preventive

Miss Migraine: FDA approves first true migraine preventive

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine. Guys. This is huge. The FDA just approved the first-ever drug designed specifically to prevent migraines! The cons are that it’s not as effective as many would prefer and it’s very, very expensive, but the pros are that we finally have...

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Miss Migraine Gets Angry Part 2

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine. A version of this post appeared first on my blog of the same name on December 19, 2012. If you read Miss Migraine Gets Angry, you know that my insurance company tried to limit my access to triptans, and that...

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Miss Migraine: Shopping for health insurance

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine. A version of this post appeared first on my blog of the same name on September 6, 2012. I’ve updated it with reflections and more experiences. When I was 26, my partner was laid off and we lost our health...