Day 14: injection

365 Days of Migraine Day 14: Injection |Today I almost missed my own birthday party. The normal “wake up headache” did not improve from 1/2 imitrex & Percocet as it usually does, and I realized while J was meeting with his client that I didn’t even feel well enough to pick up my prescriptions and…

365 Days of Migraine: Day 7 “bad start –> good finish”

Yesterday I woke up with a bad headache and easily vanquished it with one Imitrex tablet. This morning, my similarly bad headache took TWO Imitrex. I am not shaking it off so easily today. I had my appointment at Pain Management, with the nurse practitioner this time, and was very nervous as she examined my…

365 Days of Migraine: Day 6 “eye to eye”

Here is yesterday’s 365 Days of Migraine piece: Text of Page: 08.24.14 | Day 6 “eye to eye” | journal page: Sundays are for being tired. X wanted to go to the pool, the first time in years the pool is open after school starts. But I just couldn’t. I’m so exhausted. J had to…

365 Days of Migraine: Days 2 & 3

J now has a website set up for the book project. Please check it out! You can enter your email address for periodic updates. 08.20.14 | Day 2: “back to school” | morning: Levothyroxine, Protonix, vitamin (1-A-Day Energy), Gingko, Ubiquinol, Feverfew | the morning started well. first day of school. kids dropped off. nap.| noon:…