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Selena Wilson
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Artist, poet, awareness advocate for mental illness, chronic illness, and domestic violence.
Artist, poet, awareness advocate for mental illness, chronic illness, and domestic violence.

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  Alerted by a post from migraine advocate Kerrie Smyres about the so-called “migraine pose” (as called by an Elle magazine makeup artist), I just messaged the following to their Facebook page: Re: “migraine pose” Thanks for adding to the stigma and…
When a Magazine Adds to the Stigma of an Illness
When a Magazine Adds to the Stigma of an Illness
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It feels even worse that the cause of death here was my chronic illness.
When Chronic Illness Kills A Relationship
When Chronic Illness Kills A Relationship
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I think I can hate the experiences just fine. Acknowledging that they shaped me for better or worse is something altogether different in my opinion.
Don’t Tell Me How To Feel About My Trauma
Don’t Tell Me How To Feel About My Trauma
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***THIS POST MAY BE TRIGGERING IF YOU HAVE ATTEMPTED SUICIDE, ARE A SUICIDE SURVIVOR, OR HAVE DEPRESSION/ SUICIDAL THOUGHTS*** When I was 19, I took 60 sleeping pills. I made a quick stop at a friend’s bridal shower, then went home to die. I didn’t. Not…
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My main hope for this? That migraineurs, doctors, and researchers finally get past migraine = headache because of this.
Until then we will NEVER have attempts at a more complete solution or be taken as seriously as we should.
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It's My Party And I'll Cry If I Want To, Because My Feelings Are Valid.

    On April 24th, I turned 48 (almost half a century gasp) to very little fanfare. Actually…to no fanfare. Fanfare is too loud, I was too nauseous for cake, and my Migremlins were screaming enough, thanks. Sure, my family texted (proof that they know…
It’s My Party And I’ll Cry If I Want To
It’s My Party And I’ll Cry If I Want To
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How often have you tried to stay strong and appear like you're handling things...while falling apart inside or when you're alone and no one can see?
The Invisible Me
The Invisible Me
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For National Poetry Month, I'll be posting some of my poetry related to chronic illnesses/pain/migraine, domestic violence, and mental health.
Never Forget, You Are A Warrior.
Never Forget, You Are A Warrior.
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