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Book Review: The Patron Saint of Cauliflower by Elizabeth Cohen

Book Review: The Patron Saint of Cauliflower by Elizabeth Cohen

First, a confession: Elizabeth Cohen contacted me a few months ago and asked if I’d be interested in reviewing her new poetry collection. I really loved her short story collection, so of course I said yes. Unfortunately, I did not foresee losing Lexi at the beginning of June, or how much time I’d need to...

American flag waving in front of the Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh

Miss Migraine: The trouble with migraines in college part 1

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 August 29, 2012. I wanted to re-post this series now, in hopes that it will help anyone getting ready to head off to college for...

Miss Migraine Runs: Wrap-Up

Miss Migraine Runs: Wrap-Up

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine. June was National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, and I ran as part of the Miles for Migraine Virtual Challenge to raise money for migraine research. Read parts one and two. Ten of you fantastic people helped me raise more...

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...