World Migraine Day 2018 Starts Tomorrow

World Migraine Day

Tomorrow is World Migraine Day 2018, June 21st. Shades for  Migraine has named it World Migraine Solidarity Day. “Shades For Migraine is a campaign to promote migraine awareness and create a viral buzz for a disease that affects over 1 billion people worldwide. It is a program operated by Association of Migraine Disorders. The Association of Migraine Disorders is devoted to expanding the understanding of migraine with research, education, and awareness. One part of the mission of the Association of Migraine Disorders is to expand the understanding of migraine disease and its true scope.

It’s simple to show your support. #ShadesForMigraine.”


Put on your shades on June 21st, Migraine Solidarity Day to show you care for people living with migraine disease.


Take a photo of you in your sunglasses and don’t forget to get your friends, family, and coworkers in on the fun.


Post your photo on social media with the hashtag #ShadesForMigraine and challenge 3 friends to take part too!


Watch your impact multiply!

My Migraine Life is a proud participating blog and I hope you participate this year!

Watch for advocates outside the Today Show!

Participate in World Migraine Day

On left: I am wearing my Axon Optics indoor glasses.  I was working in the office with a skylight and needed protection from the computer glare and sunlight.  I love these FL-41 glasses for their rose tint and fluorescent light protection when at school.

On right: I am wearing my Theraspecs indoor glasses and headed to a wedding.

World Migraine Day 2018

For me, anytime is a good time to wear my #shadesformigraine

Anyone can participate.  Last year, my best and favorite support jumped in on the fun.  She is missed every second of My Migraine Life.  Her support was priceless!

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Spoiler alert: Shades for Migraine Winners!

2019 Shades for Migraine



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Sarah Rathsack

I tell stories of My Migraine Life. Living life through Migraine consists of advocacy, treatment, prevention, and searching for health and happiness in a positive honest way. My kids, husband, dog, family and friends motivate me to make a difference in the Migraine World.
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  1. Debbie on June 20, 2018 at 8:17 pm

    Gonna sport my shades all day tomorrow! In honor of you and all who deal with migraines every day – I’m so blessed not to have to deal with this but many need our support and compassion- Thanks for bringing it to the attention if us all ????

  2. mymigrainelife on June 20, 2018 at 10:20 pm

    Thanks! You look good in shades ????

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