Holly Baddour

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About Holly Baddour

Born and raised in Chapel Hill, NC, Holly majored in dance in college and also played in several bands and toured the country as a singer. Migraines started for Holly at the age of 6 and ramped up in frequency and severity in her 30’s. She recently took a break from working in order to better focus on her health and raising her two teenage sons. She enjoys taking walks and is obsessed with cooking.

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By Holly Baddour - August 17, 2017
“How do I feel today?” That’s the question that our lives often revolve around if we have chronic migraine. Sometimes even more precise: “How do I feel right now?” However it is... READ MORE

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By Holly Baddour - July 20, 2017
In my experience, people generally respond to migraines with two different extreme emotions: sadness or anger. Which are you? This challenging condition is hard on us all. We experience debilitating pain and correlating... READ MORE

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By Holly Baddour - July 10, 2017
Migraines do a heartbreakingly comprehensive job of snuffing out our perspective and making us forget that good times are in our reach. I invite you to join me in a challenge I’m... READ MORE

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By Holly Baddour - June 29, 2017
Life with migraine can feel like traveling alone to an unfamiliar country on the other side of the world. The journey can be long, lonely and stressful. People with migraines must maneuver... READ MORE

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By Holly Baddour - April 19, 2017
Chronic migraine has a way of aging us early such that young people are living like senior citizens. How do we handle feeling as if we are decades older than we actually are? Are there... READ MORE

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By Holly Baddour - March 24, 2017
It’s an odd moment in life when you find yourself hoping for a nose tumor. A few years ago, when migraines had derailed my working life and I was spending most of... READ MORE

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By Holly Baddour - March 3, 2017
With Valentine’s Day just passed, I wonder how many people with chronic migraines tried desperately to have dates with their spouses or partners. Perhaps plans were made and reservations were set.  But,... READ MORE

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By Holly Baddour - February 10, 2017
anthropomorphism definition. (an-thruh-puh-mawr-fiz-uhm) The attributing of human characteristics and purposes to inanimate objects, animals, plants, or other natural phenomena, or to God. Do you ever feel as if your migraines are a living,... READ MORE

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