My First Ever Migraine Visit To The ER (TW for body horror)

Last month was my final trial month of the new med trial using a low dose of the anti-depressant nortriptyline as a daily preventative, with the abortive naratriptan to be taken as needed for severe migraine attacks. My results were...mixed. I had two weeks of no migraines at all - a new record since the … Continue reading My First Ever Migraine Visit To The ER (TW for body horror)

“Drug tests? What kind of drugs will we be testing today?”

Okay, so I'm not even remotely a fan of Workaholics, but I sent that text to my Dad with a picture of my drug bottle and it made him laugh. My first doctor's appointment was last Tuesday and it went...well, it went. It was a middle of the road experience. I wasn't completely ignored like … Continue reading “Drug tests? What kind of drugs will we be testing today?”

The Slow Recovery: Living with chronic migraines

At that point I doubled over laughing, which was bad cause I was dizzy and disoriented from a migraine. One of my co-workers asked what so funny, and I told her a migraine a month sounded like a vacation. Her jaw nearly dropped. "How often do you get migraines?" she asked.