Tagged with pain

Guilt, blame, and whose fault is it, anyway?

After a three-month stretch of miserable, awful migraines that required multiple rounds of steroids and several sick days, my migraine specialist suggested we add a fourth preventative to my regimen of medications. “Now you really need to focus on lifestyle things, because you’re going to be on four preventatives and you’re not where you want … Continue reading »

Miss Migraine says hello again

Hello. My last post said I was done with Miss Migraine, but as it turns out Miss Migraine  was not done with me. The break I took from working on this blog has helped me re-focus my blogging goals and desires. I have to give 90 percent of the credit for this new perspective to … Continue reading »

There’s nothing generic about migraine disease

There’s nothing generic about migraine disease

Migraine is an invisible chronic illness, and one that is highly individual. I experience pain, vertigo, blurred vision, and trouble speaking clearly when I have a migraine. Others experience light-headedness, neck stiffness and congestion. These symptoms are internal, not like a cut that wells up red with blood. You can’t take a picture of them … 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 »