I was just cruising along doing my thing this past weekend, things were going well. Then out of the blue Sunday afternoon a migraine arrived. This was a doozy of a migraine. It started with nausea, and dizziness like the world wouldn’t stop spinning. I kept thinking I was gonna toss my cookies at any moment. Then came the numbness in my hands and fingertips, a bizarre feeling that never becomes normal.
I started by taking a shower and popping my migraine meds, and anti-nausea meds, washing them down with Gatorade. 30 minutes later and the blinding pain and nausea hasn’t abated. Onto stage 2, the heavier duty anti-nausea meds and more migraine meds, along with pain meds and more Gatorade. Finally I sleep because the nausea has abated a bit and the blinding pain has diminished a bit.
I am very careful about what I eat to keep these debilitating headaches under control. Minimal processed meats, no artificial sweeteners, lots of fresh veggies and fruit and lean protein. I keep a food journal and nothing that is a trigger has crossed my lips in the passed week. I am at a loss as to what caused this horrendous headache.
3 hours of sleep and 3 doses of medication later I am finally feeling human. The Migraine isn’t completely gone, but what is left it is tolerable. Today I was left with the Migraine hangover, the dull ache that is left, over my brow bone. I thought maybe Yoga at the Y would be relaxing tonight and helpful. I am not sure it helped, but it didn’t make it worse.
One thing I do know for sure is that the lingering effects of this one will take days to leave, and I am truly done with it.