Living with Migraines Pt. II: Emgality

This is a follow-up to my December 2020 post A Persistent Pain: Living with Migraines. If you wish to learn more about my life with migraines, please read that first. Thank you! Emgality in box. Photo by author. Finally Seeing a Neurologist: I have had migraines since I was a child. I have been asked countless … Continue reading Living with Migraines Pt. II: Emgality

RUMPS: Reusable Menstrual Products

What are R.U.M.PS? R.U.M.PS stands for reusable menstrual products: pads, tampons, and menstrual cups. The Benefits of R.U.M.PS Few sing the praises of disposable pads for their comfort; however, many who switch to cloth pads speak of the endless possibilities to make the experience pleasant. After all, cloth pads come in a variety of top fabrics: … Continue reading RUMPS: Reusable Menstrual Products

Weight Discrimination: Hate is Hate

This article examines the discrimination people receive, regardless of body type. It is unacceptable for one category of people to discriminate against another; especially, for the purpose of revenge. When people of one size drag down those of another, it's a mirror of what they themselves have experienced. People should come together in support of … Continue reading Weight Discrimination: Hate is Hate

A Persistent Pain: Living with Migraines

Over-the-Counter Pill Popper I first started getting migraines in elementary school. They used to come at the end of the day during the bus rides home. My mom didn't know what they were. We assumed they were regular headaches. There were many afternoons of Tylenol. Then, it was Advil. Followed by Motrin. After that, it … Continue reading A Persistent Pain: Living with Migraines