Why I’ve joined up with Miles for Migraine and Increased My Advocacy

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I recently got a flashback of one of  my first posts ever.  It was super exciting to see how far I’ve come and how I’m meeting my goals from  4 years ago.  This post explains how I want to help children and be part of a charity that raises funds for migraine and lowers stigma.

I’m proud to say I’ve found it and I AM saying “Wow, look how far we’ve come.”  If you see me post about Miles for Migraine it’s because I feel strongly that it is making a financial and community difference.

After the 2 races we  participated in, Team My Migraine Life raised $2,192.91.

I was asked to give my patient perspective at both races.  I also donated 9 inches of my hair between this time!  We  raised funds, raised awareness and lowered stigma for migraine.  My children were at both events to hear me speak and are not only learning about their mom at each event but how it affects so many others!  We will be the ones to make change and we will be the ones to pave the way for a less painful stigmatized future.  I’m so proud!

Check out a post I wrote in the first week ever of blogging…..

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I tell stories of My Migraine Life. I'm a mom, wife, teacher, and chronic migraine sufferer. I tell my stories and advocate in my life searching for health in a positive honest way.

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4 Comments

  1. Tasha M on July 6, 2018 at 2:55 am

    This is very inspiring. I’ve always had it in the back of my mind to do something like a fun run (or walk in my case) for the migraine trust. I’m definitely going to give it a try this year.
    Thank you ????
    Tasha M



  2. mymigrainelife on July 6, 2018 at 7:06 am

    Great! I’d love for you to join my team next year. Either at a race or virtually!



  3. Tasha M on July 7, 2018 at 1:43 pm

    I’m down for that! ????????????



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