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Movement Matters:
Body, Mind, and Advocacy

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Erica Rigby’s Advocacy Story

Erica Rigby’s advocacy story is written and told by Erica Rigby and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it limited to…

Movement Matters: Body, Mind, Advocacy

Welcome to 2021, Warriors! This year Miles for Migraine is running with the theme Movement Matters: Body, Mind, and Advocacy. But what do those terms mean exactly and how do they fit into the life of those living with migraine? Let’s break it down. Movement can sound like a challenging or even impossible task for…

Advocacy Stories FAQ

What is the Advocacy Stories project? The Miles for Migraine Advocacy Stories project highlights your everyday advocacy moments, interactions, and experiences. There are many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others in everyday encounters. We want to share and amplify these stories. What is advocacy? Advocacy is an…

Volunteer Spotlight on Heidi Brehm

How did you get involved with Miles for Migraine? After watching an interview with Miles for Migraine founder, Eileen Jones, I attended a planning meeting for an upcoming local race, but spiking migraine symptoms restricted my ability to further volunteer and I was unable to attend the race that year. Since then, I have enjoyed…

Toni Vadala’s Advocacy Story

Toni Vadala’s advocacy story is written and told by Toni Vadala and edited by the Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it limited…

Ronetta Stokes Advocacy Story

Ronetta Stokes’ advocacy story is written and told by Ronetta Stokes and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it limited to individuals…

Kelly Clarke’s Advocacy Story

Kelly Clarke’s advocacy story is written and told by Kelly Clarke and edited by the Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it limited…

Heidi Brehm’s Advocacy Story

Heidi Brehm’s advocacy story is written and told by Heidi Brehm and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it limited to…

Volunteer Spotlight on Sharon Rhoades

How did you get involved with Miles for Migraine? My journey of becoming an advocate for Miles for Migraine started a little over a year ago, I wanted to be with people that understood my disease. I also wanted to be able to tell my story about the information that I have learned to help…

Miriam Edelstein’s Advocacy Story

Miriam Edelstein’s advocacy story is written and told by Miriam Edelstein and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it limited to…

Deborah Turk’s Advocacy Story

Deborah Turk’s advocacy story is written and told by Deb Turk and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it limited to…

Tara Urban (Amgen) Migraine Story

Tara is employed by @AmgenBiotech, a sponsor of Miles For Migraine. However, Tara did not receive additional compensation for participating in this activity. Tara Urban (Amgen) Migraine Story “I remember my first migraine headache vividly. I was about 7 years old when my family was touring NYC. This would have been in the early 80s…

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