Posts tagged "washington dc"

Headache on the Hill 2013 a.k.a. The Capitol Hill 5K

Room ServiceI am in Washington DC once again for Headache on the Hill, an annual lobbying event organized by the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy, an event that I am renaming The Capitol Hill 5K. Why? Because I am scheduled to take seven meetings with my state representatives and senators today. SEVEN!! Last year I only... [Read More]

National Air and Space Museum: They provided the planes and I brought the baggage.

National Air and Space MuseumWhen I visited my dad last month I had a five-hour layover between the time my train pulled into Union Station in Washington, DC and the time my flight back to Raleigh departed. I decided to spend my layover at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The thing that complicated my sightseeing was that... [Read More]

Headache on the Hill 2012: This is what democracy looks like

Proving we are indeed chronically illIf I'd known it was going to be 32 degrees out as I walked from the DC Metro stop to the front of the Capitol building, I would have worn a coat. Instead I relied on the fiery passion of my convictions to keep me warm as I walked with almost seventy doctors, patients and... [Read More]