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“You’re too sick.”

Over the past two months I’ve been experiencing a major migraine flare up. It’s funny (not really) how much worse the bad times feel to me now that I’m getting a fair amount of (almost) no migraine time. I feel out of sync with my job, my personal life, my responsibilities as a writer and … Continue reading »

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 »

Chronic migraines and calling off sick

On Halloween, I had to take a sick day. I woke up with a severe migraine and intense vertigo. I knew instantly that it would be physically impossible for me to get to work, let alone perform at work. I dislike calling off. It’s not because anyone at my workplace thinks I’m lying about my … Continue reading »