Jillian Kramer, Baton Rouge Advocate

Jillian Kramer

Baton Rouge Advocate

New Orleans, LA, United States

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  • Glamour
  • Brides.com
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Recent articles by Jillian:

Another First NBC Bank executive pleads guilty ahead of federal fraud trial

A former chief credit officer of First NBC Bank, the New Orleans institution that collapsed five years ago under the weight of risky loans, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiracy → Read More

District Attorney Jason Williams acquitted on federal tax charges

The verdict capped a seven-day trial during which Williams' attorneys did not call any witnesses. → Read More

What Causes Migraines—And How to Stop Them

Even if you have chronic migraine, you don’t have to live with constant migraine pain. → Read More

Baton Rouge man convicted in St. Charles Avenue beating death of 60-year-old man

In the beating death of Arnold Jackson, prosecutors said Tuesday, a jury needed to weigh one question: Whether the man accused of killing him had committed murder or manslaughter. → Read More

The Piece of Jewelry That Helps One Woman Stop a Migraine In Its Tracks

Plus, how a journal has helped her take control of her health. → Read More

Migraines Are My Body’s Way of Telling Me to Hit Pause

Exercising, being in nature, and getting enough rest help me keep migraines at bay. → Read More

As a 5-Year-Old With Migraines, I Found Some Relief In a Bottle of Soda

Today, my treatment regimen is more advanced—and more effective. → Read More

Focusing on Mindfulness—Not My Migraines—Helps Me Live Life to the Fullest

I no longer let stressful situations get the best of me. → Read More

I Thought I Was Having a Stroke. The ER Doctor Said I Was Dehydrated. We Were Both Wrong.

After months of not knowing, a migraine diagnosis gave me peace. → Read More

Birth Control Implant Switch: The Pill Only Works If You Remember to Take It, So It Didn’t Work for Me

I told myself that getting the birth control implant would be “one hour of discomfort for three years of freedom.” Now I can live—and have sex—without worry. → Read More

A Doctor Told Me I Was Just ‘Delicate.’ I Believed It, Until I Got a Proper Diagnosis

Migraines will always be a part of this veterinarian’s story—but they no longer drive the narrative. → Read More

Migraines Forced Me to Put Myself First, and for That, I’m Grateful

She said no to a promotion—and stopped making her needs an afterthought. → Read More

I Have a Unique Migraine Ally: My Service Dog, Max

He can help me get medication—or to an ambulance, when my migraines are really bad. → Read More

What Can Trigger Migraines: I Won’ t Let Migraines Keep Me from My Active Lifestyle

I’ve tried a lot of things to learn what can trigger migraines—and what can make them more manageable. It’s important to figure out what works for you. → Read More

Self-Care Isn’t Just Bubble Baths and Pedicures—I Have to Set Boundaries

Cutting down on stress was the first step in curbing her migraines. → Read More

My Daughter Inherited My Migraines. I’m Making Sure She Gets My Optimism, Too

I’m teaching her to feel grateful for the pain-free days. → Read More

Migraines Could Control My Life—But I Refuse to Let Them

How a chronic health condition taught one woman to advocate for herself. → Read More

A Migraine Is My Body Telling Me Something. So I Listen

I’ve learned my triggers are strongly scented perfumes, smoke, dust, pollen, a lack of sleep, skipping meals, stress, and nervousness, and I try my best to avoid those things. → Read More

At Age 14, Going on the Pill Was Empowering. So Was Quitting It at Age 33

My heavy periods were a nightmare. For a long time, the pill was relief. → Read More

10 Women Living With Psoriasis Share Their Confidence-Boosting Tips

Millions of women have found ways to feel confident while living with psoriasis—no matter what their skin looks and feels like on any given day. → Read More