I’ve had migraines since I was little, and now at 26 they’re almost daily, and if not, they last for days anyway. I’m triggered by the weather the most and becoming more and more sensitive to environmental triggers. Some I can control, others I can’t. I get botox every 91 days, steroid injections every six weeks, birth control, pain meds, muscle relaxers… and it only makes it so that life is somewhat manageable. The Botox by far has made the most difference.
I hate the dependence of having to live with my parents and being unable to have a sustaining job, but the intensity is just too much to allow that.
I have a service dog that alerts me and does what she can to alleviate/serve as a distraction. She’s literally a life saver sometimes. Without her and the support system I have in place, I don’t think I’d have made it this far.