Tag: migraine

  • You can feel it in your mind

    About two years ago, I had my first experience with ocular migraines. Since then, every migraine I’ve had has been an ocular (or retinal) migraine. A few weeks ago, I had four of them in four days. That was exhausting. In order to combat this insanity, I’ve decided that I needed to start wearing my […]

  • Head underground to the next town

    Yesterday was, by all accounts, a crappy day. It was raining and the temperatures were in the upper 40s, lower 50s. I biked to work and everything was fine: I had a pleasant ride. However, around 12:30, I got a migraine. I experienced a shimmering spot in my left eye that grew steadily over 15 […]

  • You spend life fighting for your sanity

    I’ve had three migraines in two weeks. They’re usually related to stress but I haven’t felt particularly stressed in the last two weeks, especially when I experienced two of those migraines on the same day. (The third was today and makes sense: I had a job interview last week that was postponed to a day […]