Loren Fillmore is Heady Vermont’s social media intern, and the thumbs behind the Heady Vermont Instagram account. Loren lives in Burlington and attended the University of Vermont. She will graduate in May with a degree in public communications, specializing in marketing.
Loren manages her own Instagram with over 7,000 followers dedicated to self-love, empowering women and recognizing that standard media advertising techniques aim to diminish how women view themselves. Through her social media, Loren hopes to provide followers with a more transparent take on health and self-esteem.
Loren’s interest in cannabis:
“My interest in cannabis stems from her personal battle with epilepsy. I grew up having seizures since I was two or three. I’m adopted so obviously, for my parents, it was a huge shock when I had my first seizure. Being adopted and having epilepsy makes it even harder though, because we don’t know if it is hereditary or not.
The seizures were bad. They are called: ‘complex-partial temporal lobe’ seizures, but they look a lot like grand mal seizures. I had to try a lot of different drugs