I Have to Honor Your Pain and You Have to Honor Mine

I had the opportunity to sit down with author, Ashley Hattle who just wrote the book, Cluster Headaches: A Guide to Surviving One of the Most Painful Conditions Known to Man.

Ashley has cluster headaches and I have migraine attacks. Neither of us truly know what the other person goes through, yet we found so many similarities. In the end all headache disease communities need to unite and support each other.

A phrase that we both connect with is:

I have to honor your pain and

you have to honor mine.

It’s that simple. It’s not a contest and we should always create a judgment free space!

If you don’t experience cluster headaches or have been newly diagnosed, this is a great guide to understanding this disease.

Ashley Hattle

Posted in

Migraine and Pain Do Not Define Me- My Creative Side

December 18, 2016

Obsessing over Broadway musicals, creating a newsletter for my 5th grade class, writing an essay that won me a scholarship to a summer theatre camp at age 8, taking private vocal lessons, consistently writing personal diaries from the 2nd grade to the present, being a member of multiple award-winning show choirs, acapella and madrigal groups,…

Understanding the Healthcare and Proposed Budget Plans

May 25, 2017

I’m frustrated with what’s happening on Capitol Hill. Proposed changes to healthcare and proposed budget cuts will affect millions, including you.

Light at the End of the Pier: Recovering From Multiple Migraine Attacks

May 3, 2017

I know that the saying is- there is light at the end of the tunnel- but I took this picture from underneath the Santa Monica Pier. The light seeping through the cracks in the boardwalk above were too brilliant to ignore. It reminded me of that saying as I was just starting to feel like…

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.