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Rachael answered a question 2 hours, 12 minutes ago

I have been extraordinarily lucky to have had bosses who have family with migraine, so they are pretty understanding. I don’t get mine particularly often (2 per month at worst), but they last nearly three days each, and I am so wiped out and exhausted the day or two after that, I am not going to get as much accomplished as I would like.

But I…

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Rachael answered a question 2 hours, 25 minutes ago

Unfortunately, FMLA doesn’t protect wages; it mostly just protects jobs. You can’t lose your job while protected by FMLA, but there is no guarantee of wages. America is a little cruddy in that department. But perhaps your employer offers some kind of short term disability that could work with you?

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glassmind commented on the post, What’s Your Secret: How To Express You’re In Pain Without Sounding Like You’re A Complainer? 4 hours, 47 minutes ago

pain is “all in the mind”

Sooo, frustrating. I heard that much in regard to other conditions I have.

It’s only happened once with migraine. A stranger said “It’s all a mindest, right?”

I said nothing.

Mid-migraine my energy was better spent in self-care than engaging in a philosophical debate about the nature of pain with a pas…

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Gael Lafond commented a story 5 hours, 46 minutes ago

I recently discovered that chicken eggs contains a surprising large amount of taurine: about 300mg for a large egg.

A 3 eggs omelette is about as efficient as an energy drink. It’s natural and have less side effect then energy drinks. It takes longer to ingest, but it’s a good alternative.

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Allyson.Ellis posted a new activity comment 13 hours, 33 minutes ago

Ick. Migraine is so miserable to endure, NurseMJ. I hope your symptoms begin to ease for you soon. Know in this community you are among those who understand. Wishing you a gentle day. ~Allyson (Migraine.com team)

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Allyson.Ellis posted a new activity comment 13 hours, 36 minutes ago

Oh my goodness, LJ, cancer treatments on top of migraine symptoms sounds miserable. I hear how much you are struggling. I hope the migraine symptoms begin to ease for you soon. Please know we are always here to listen when you need support. Wishing you a gentle day. ~Allyson (Migraine.com team)

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Allyson.Ellis posted a new activity comment 13 hours, 42 minutes ago

Ugh. Waking with migraine symptoms is the pits, ezlivin1. I hear how miserable you are feeling. Have your symptoms begun to ease for you at all? Know in this community you are among those who understand the challenges of life with migraine. Wishing you a gentle day. ~Allyson (Migraine.com team)