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Beginner's Mind - Not Knowing It All When Living with Migraines

Posted on July 27, 2018



"The moment I received my official diagnosis, I dropped all my assumptions about migraines. It was so freeing." -Member of MyMigraineTeam

Living with a chronic condition can be difficult and even a burden, but also an opportunity to rid yourself of what you think you know.

Have you heard the saying, "People don't get it until they get it"? That is so true about migraines.

"The more I learn about migraines, the more I realize that it's not my fault." -Member of MyMigraineTeam

A migraine diagnosis forces us to drop our negative assumptions about life with a chronic condition. Members on MyMigraineTeam gain perspective from other members' experiences to become better informed about what it's really like to live with migraines.

Here are recent conversations from members of MyMigraineTeam:

What negative assumptions have you let go of about migraines? Tell us about it in the comments below or directly on MyMigraineTeam.com.

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