While we have countless stories focused on migraine, these three have truly resonated with many community members. But don’t let me tell you about them - I’ll let them speak for themselves:
10 Things I Wish People Knew About My Migraines
“I’ve stuck my head in the freezer.
I’m not kidding. I have literally placed my head in the freezer. Cold works for me. Heat works for others. (PS: I’ve found better options than putting my head in the fridge)”
It's Never 'Just a Migraine'
“Please don’t assume that, because I’ve had attacks more often than not, I’ve grown accustomed to the pain. For many of my migraines, I can get on with my life by taking a pharmacy’s worth of painkillers, anti-sickness medications and other drugs. You may know me and not realize something is wrong, but I can assure you when I actually have to take time off school or work, or cancel plans, the pain is unbearable.”
33 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because of Migraine
“Blankets over all the windows. My dad came over the other day and said ‘Jeez, you live like a vampire,’ and I could only shrug. Not by choice, Dad. I miss open windows and sunshine.”
Which favorites would you add to this list?
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