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Full Body Headache, Or So It Feels…

My entire body feels like it has a migraine. I’m in so much pain today. My back is STILL shot. I thought after Pilates yesterday, my back would feel better, but I can’t seem to get ahead of this. My fibro pain is almost always first prominent in my hips, so I’m pretty sure that is why I’m just stuck in this cycle. The daily migraine also hit REALLY early today, and I was struck down by about 11am, when I woke up at 10am. Ugh. I have been lying on the couch, with the room dark and the TV on VERY quiet just because my ADHD makes me really bored if I’m not doing anything at all. I finally had to call Dan at work because the waves of pain were too much, and then came to the realization I absolutely had to take Tramadol and Excedrin (an hour apart for my poor stomach). I had buttered noodles and Ensure for lunch, and my stomach is still killing me despite Zofran. No idea if it’s the medication or the migraine or the pain or a combination of everything or something completely different. I can barely think and I feel horrendous. I’m so sick of lying on the couch. I’m so sick of headaches.

pills and couch june 2016
Daily pills (AM top hand, PM bottom hand), and my usual place and position of lying on the couch.
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5 thoughts on “Full Body Headache, Or So It Feels…

  1. Hello Elizabeth, Can so identify with You as get many migraines(a few different types of migraines too), plus, have many other chronic pain conditions so that description ‘full body headache’ can so relate to!! Like you get much back pains, too. So love your blog! Hope you visit us as MDJunction.com where am one of the group leaders on the Migraine Headache Support Group, Fibromyalgia & Me SG, CFS SG, & Chronic Pain SG- would love to see you over there. Sharing links to some of your dynamic fabulous articles over on some of these support groups- want everyone to check out this awesome blog! Wishing you all the best on your chronic pain journey plus if you ever need a shoulder to lean on have broad shoulders does this apple shaped batgirl, namaste Clara :-)(called Clarita on Mdjunction.com)

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    1. Thank you so much for all of your support! It really means a lot to me that you felt a meaningful connection with my writing ❤ I will definitely come check out MDJunction in the very near future!
      Thank you so very much for sharing my blog with your group members, I really appreciate it!

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    1. My first migraine was an optical migraine without a headache. It was terrifying! Suddenly I went blind while at work, and I had to leave and go to urgent care (I think understandably). I only had that job for two weeks because they wrote me up for that and when I got so sick, later, the urgent care doc threatened to admit me to the hospital I didn’t take a day off and my boss threatened to fire me… well, it was a horrid place to work.

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