Mindy Weiss Gives Migraine Sufferers the Chance to “Rewrite” Their Day

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Imagine having to miss out on one of the most important events of your life.

For those suffering with chronic migraine, missing weddings, graduations, birthdays and other milestones due to pain is a reality. But celebrity event planner Mindy Weiss — who planned the weddings of stars like Gwen Stefani and Heidi Klum — is partnering with the National Headache Foundation, HealthyWomen and Allergan, Inc to help 15 people recreate the special moment they missed with Rewrite Your Day.

"We take it for granted that you plan an event for a year, that you're going to walk down the aisle or going to have your birthday party, but people living with chronic migraine, they can wake up that morning and not be able to attend their wedding," Weiss told Us Weekly. "That's how awful this is."

So how, for example, would Weiss help a woman who missed out on her wedding recreate her special day? "We'd let her invite people to it, and [she'd] walk down the aisle," she told Us. "We probably wouldn't do a four-course dinner, ten-piece band and all that, but we would do really the important elements… We're going to do a little wedding, where they cut the cake and have the important people there."

Weiss — who's currently planning Jessica Simpson's wedding — has a busy schedule. "But this is important," she told Us of the Rewrite Your Day campaign. 

If you or someone you know missed out on a special event because of migraine pain, visit rewriteyourday.com and share your story.

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