Tonilyn Hornung

What Migraines Taught Me About Being An Honest Parent

At first, afraid to scare him with my pain, I tried to hide my migraines from my son. But soon, my good intentions began to feel more like good ol' fashioned lies.

Migraines Are No Laughing Matter

Hollywood has conditioned us to view having a headache as a lame excuse. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Why I Lied To Friends About My Chronic Pain

When you lie about something like migraines out of shame, the lies keep stacking up until you've got a tower of them, ready to topple.

How My Chronic Illness Taught My Four-Year-Old Son Empathy

I never thought anything good could come out of my migraines. Then I had a son, and they became a tool to teach him life's most valuable skill.