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Seven Things I Tell My College Suitemates About My Disability

Seven Things I Tell My College Suitemates About My Disability

As a college student with vision impairment and chronic illness, I have lived with several suitemates, meaning that I have my own bedroom and share a common area and bathroom with 1-3 other girls. Often times, I am the first vision impaired person that they […]

Migraine-Friendly Alternatives To Chocolate Chip Cookies

Migraine-Friendly Alternatives To Chocolate Chip Cookies

About a year and a half ago, I discovered that while I loved the chocolate chip cookies in my college dining hall, I definitely did not love the migraines I would get as the result of eating chocolate. While there have been times where I […]

Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour Audio Description Review

Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour Audio Description Review

When the Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour premiered on New Year’s Eve, I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to watch it. I have low vision and photosensitive migraines as a result of a brain condition, so often times I have to watch […]

How Tinted Glasses Help My Light Sensitivity

My eye doctor first recommended that I get tinted glasses in eighth grade. I was worried people might tease me for looking like I wear sunglasses all the time. More specifically, I worried about teasing for wearing sunglasses at night. I had started developing light […]

Migraine-Friendly Starbucks Drinks

Migraine-Friendly Starbucks Drinks

No ordering a grande ice water here, check out these ten Starbucks drinks that are coffee-free, tea leaf-free, caffeine-free, migraine-friendly, and delicious.

Visiting Holiday Lights With Photosensitivity

Visiting Holiday Lights With Photosensitivity

Visiting Christmas and holiday light displays with migraines, epilepsy, and similar photosensitive conditions.

How To Make A Dorm Room Completely Dark

How To Make A Dorm Room Completely Dark

How to block out all light in a dorm room and make it completely dark. For students with migraines or who just need total darkness to sleep

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

How I Explain Chiari Malformation

How I Explain Chiari Malformation

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