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Kelly Amspacher

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Kelly AmspacherHow did you get involved with Miles for Migraine?

I became involved with Miles for Migraine 3 years ago and wish I would’ve become active much sooner.   My Headache Specialist told me about Miles for Migraine for many years but with intractable chronic daily migraine and a daughter playing field hockey year round throughout her school years, and then college, I felt that I wouldn’t be able to devote/commit 100% of my energy – the only way I know.

When I finally went to my first Patient Education Day, I was hooked!  My next experience was at a run/walk event where being part of a migraine community was electrifying.  From there, I attended local Meet-up sessions to broaden my horizon and migraine support.   I’m honored and thrilled to be a Migraine Community Group Facilitator.

How did it help you with your migraine journey?

Being involved with Miles for Migraine has been, and continues to be, an awesome life experience.  I have made new friends and my “tribe” has grown immensely!  The relationships  that I have developed are an integral part of my life; bringing me hope, support, joy and caring that only other people with migraine can offer.  I don’t feel alone in my journey.

Miles for Migraine has given me a sense of belonging, a sense  of purpose and self-esteem.  I’ve been able to put my passion for education and advocacy into action…”making the invisible…visible”.

Fun Fact:

I’m a FANATICAL  University of Notre Dame football fan as well as a Villanova University men’s basketball fan!!

 

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