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Tag: chronic pain

My Favorite Neck Pillows

My Favorite Neck Pillows

Thanksgiving week 2015, my dad and I were rear-ended while driving on the interstate, and I had awful whiplash as a result (thankfully, no one else was injured). Later on, we learned I had more extensive damage in my neck, something that I still struggle […]

Disclosing Disability In College Applications

Disclosing Disability In College Applications

Should you mention your disability when applying to college? Here’s how I did it, and got into my top choice college

Choosing Jewelry With Chronic Pain

Choosing Jewelry With Chronic Pain

How to pick out earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and scarves with chronic pain

My Experience With Botox

My Experience With Botox

My experiences getting Botox for chronic migraines and suspected cervical dystonia with Chiari Malformation

Navigating High School With a Leg Brace

Navigating High School With a Leg Brace

Walking the halls of high school with an immobilizing leg brace- great for students with short and long term injuries and conditions

To My Chiari Malformation On Its Sixth Birthday

To My Chiari Malformation On Its Sixth Birthday

Written for Chiari Malformation Awareness Month on the sixth anniversary of my chronic illness symptoms appearing

How I’m Managing My Back Pain This Semester

How I’m Managing My Back Pain This Semester

Ten products, tips, and tricks that help people manage mild to moderate back pain, from a college student with chronic back pain from Chiari Malformation

Explaining Chiari Malformation in Seven Words or Less

Explaining Chiari Malformation in Seven Words or Less

Phrases that describe what it’s like living with Chiari Malformation

How I Explain Chiari Malformation

How I Explain Chiari Malformation

Here is how I explain my brain condition, Chiari Malformation, to people

Medical Emergencies in College

Medical Emergencies in College

Dealing with medical emergencies while living in the dorm/on campus housing