November 11, 2012

I returned to Uni at the end of September. A week later I got flu. Its been a long time since I was too ill to go to work because of any reason other than migraine but I couldn’t do anything. Even using the computer just … hurt. And you know me, I’m permanently attached…

January 24, 2011

My first big migraine attack was on Monday 16th November. Disciples of the dark destroyer were in also attendance and they were determined to make my life hell. It lasted for a week. I felt well enough by the beginning of December, and because I was on probation I didn’t get sick¬† pay so I…

October 31, 2010

I was really worried about going on holiday to Cuba. I was determined to go. But If I couldn’t manage 150 miles, how was I going to manage 5,000? I really had nothing to worry about. I handled the heat, the flight, the transfers, the food. Everything! And we had a wonderful much needed holiday.

August 30, 2010

One week later I had a severe migraine attack.All the symptoms decided they wanted to remind me they weren’t going anywhere just yet. But I spoke to my GP and they were sure it had more to do with the stress of impending redundancy than the condition itself. I was off work for a week….

August 24, 2010

I returned to see the consultant neurologist at the end of August 2010. During this time the migraine symptoms had been very mild I hadn’t needed any time off work for these. The Neurologist told me complex migraines like mine tend not to last longer than 9 months. and he would discharge me from his…

June 14, 2010

I was discharged from hospital with a confirmed diagnosis of Migraine with Aura. Despite my severe loss of sensation down my right side, its not classes as a Hemaphalegic Migraine because I don’t suffer from paralysis. I had two weeks further weeks off work to recover from this particular migraine attack and the change to…

June 13, 2010

Night Note: 1:45am 13/06/10 I woke up at 12:00am and the light was blinding. I don’t feel like I can fully feel my right side at all. The nurse asked if I’d slept on it but I’d slept on my stomach my forehead/face on my left arm because I can’t put my head on the…

June 12, 2010

I slept like a baby. I was completely out of it before they came around with the last cuppa until about 5am. Then I dozed until 6, and then again until 7am. I felt much brighter, but whenever I put my head on the pillow I felt like I was lying on a brick. Then…