Yesterday I had my first migraine in about three years. A worrying sign because I have suffered migraine quite a lot, mostly when I was a child but on and off throughout my life.

Only someone who has suffered migraines can know what they actually feel like. Most people just believe they are a headache and expect you to take a tablet and get over it, doesn’t work that way. Yesterday I knew I had a migraine well
before I had a headache. Firstly my eyes go spotty and blurry.¬† Then I get pins and needles in my lips. After that my memory and thoughts go all over the place. Yesterday I couldn’t remember my bosses name. When the headache finally comes it feels like relief until it kicks in and throbs behind the eyes and sometimes¬† leads to vomit and sweating.

My last ten years has mostly been migraine free, and I hope yesterday was a one off. However it brought back memories of my childhood where I’d get them almost every other week, it makes me nervous just thinking of going ghr

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