Natural One

I have never been a big believer in natural remedies and therapies for my migraine disease. I’ve tried acupuncture, biofeedback (with and without electronic machines), talk therapy, hypnosis, physical therapy, massage, and chiropractic care; as well as magnesium, B2, feverfew, and ginger. I believe some of the therapies would work in conjunction with medicines to…

Wash Away The Rain: update

I wanted to write a brief post just to let people know that yesterday, Mother’s Day, went really well. I was able to get up and have a wonderful day with both immediate and extended family, and was also able to go shopping with X and go in to work late to make sure Online…

Black Hole Sun

My latest preventative medication attempt was Lamictal. It is an anti-seizure medication used very successfully for bipolar disorder. It has also been used for migraine prevention, off-label of course. I have taken it before, but couldn’t remember any specific side effects or why I stopped taking it. The usual problem for me from this type…

anger

Nothing makes someone with a migraine angrier than not being able to get the pill out of the fucking foil. I just ripped down the collage I put on the wall by my bed because I’m sick of lying here and staring at it all the fucking time. I’m sick of this room, this bed,…