Tagged: running

Miss Migraine runs a 5k

Miss Migraine runs a 5k

I put one foot in front of the other, forcing myself to breathe in and out in a steady rhythm. I put one foot in front of the other, again and again, for five kilometers. Other runners–skinnier, more muscular runners–passed us on either side, creating the illusion we were moving backwards. But no, we ran...

Running and body image

Running and body image

I started running at the end of May because I wanted to improve my overall health. Back then, I couldn’t run for more than a minute at a time without getting winded. Last week, I completed my first unofficial 5k run in about 45 minutes. I still have to take some walk breaks on those...

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...