Getting through Thursday

My alarm rings. I immediately shut it off and snuggle into my husband’s warm body. Even half-asleep, I can feel the migraine throbbing in my temples. The pain radiates outward to the rest of my head, and all I want to do is sleep until noon. It’s Thursday, the worst day of the week. At … Continue reading »

“Bad” habits I don’t want to break

“Bad” habits I don’t want to break

Every few months I start to feel like I’m not doing enough to manage my migraines. This critical self-evaluation often happens after a visit with my specialist, when I usually report no improvement, or minimal improvement. The past few appointments have been especially brutal, as my migraines only get worse and worse. I always think … Continue reading »

Support this documentary to spread migraine awareness

Support this documentary to spread migraine awareness

If you follow any migraine-related accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or any other social media network, or you receive newsletters from migraine-related organizations, you’ve probably already heard about the documentary Out of My Head. According to its website, Out of My Head is the first comprehensive, feature-length documentary about migraine (and it’s about time!). The … Continue reading »