Achy Smile is a blog written by Erica Nicole Carrasco of Midland, Texas, now living in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She helps her husband, Stephen, raise their two teens, Marissa and Noah, through a life with hemiplegic migraine and comorbid diseases. Their children, who also live with migraine disease, are both full-time students learning how to thrive with Erica at their side. She is a Speak Your Migraine spokesperson and a partner of the American Migraine Foundation. In addition to her advocacy work, Erica works closely with Chronic Migraine Awareness, Inc. to provide awareness apparel through her shop, Achy Smile Shop.