Migraine and chronic pain are never too far from my thoughts, but I work hard to keep them at bay. This takes a bit of practice each day, because as with any chronic illness, daily lifestyle modifications need to be made to keep pain at a semi functioning level.
I've recently begun a new adventure called menopause that seems almost as complex as migraine. While I've been becoming acquainted with it, something else is moving in, or better stated, moving out - an empty nest.
While growing up three things I never thought about were migraines, menopause and having an ‘empty nest.’ What I did think about were the clothes I wore to school, whether or not I had the “in” purse, how not to get my period in school and how my hair looked. When I had a migraine it was around my period and I was able to tend to it with over-the- counter medications.
Thanks for reading and feel well,