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Miss Migraine Runs: Part Two

Miss Migraine Runs: Part Two

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! Despite my runner’s knee not really being cleared up, we decided to wake up at 5 a.m. and resume our 5k training...

Every end is a new beginning

Every end is a new beginning

Monday, June 4th, we said goodbye Lexi. Her life was full of things she loved, and we strove to maintain her quality of life right to the end. With degenerative myelopathy, there’s not really a tipping point. It’s a slow, steady progression that robs the dog of her mobility and eventually her breath. Although the...

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...