From hoping for a non-traditional path to manage my arthritis to being completely blocked from treatments it’s safe to say I’m having a bad time managing this new disease.
How my first few college experiences, from orientation to move in weekend foreshadowed how much the needs of my chronic illness conflicted with campus and dorm culture.
Migraine Awareness falls short when it comes to representing people younger than 40 and this June for Migraine and Headache Awareness Month I’m kicking off my blog series that will focus on youth representation and experiences with migraine disease.
I don’t understand arthritis and I don’t understand how a disease impacting so many people can make me feel so alone and unsupported in my care.
The way we measure success for migraine meds doesn’t actually line up with improved quality of life, and people need to know that.