Sick and tired of being sick and tired.

I was in grade school the first time I got a migraine, I lived just down the road from my school and I walked home to meet up with my older sister to take care of me while I had this terrible headache. I threw up the whole way home. I don’t think I had ever been so sick in my life. I proceeded to go straight to my bedroom, turn off all the lights and slept for hours. Little did I know that this would the first of many many more to come and plague my life forever.

I am now 34 years old, and I don’t think I have gone one week since I was 6 that I have not had at least one migraine. Over the last 10 years, I have gone to several physicians. This includes neurologists, pain clinics, homeopathic, physical therapists, and anyone else you can think of. I am on several medications, not only for when I get one, but for trying to prevent them also. I have become well known at all the local emergency rooms for treatment for my headaches, to the point that they no longer treat me thinking that I am a drug seeker. Which I am not. I just want relief from the awful pain that I am in. I also have some other health issues, since I was 15 I have had a form of arthritis that has affected all the joints in my body, which had led to several surgeries over the years.

So there is just a short overview of my story, and as the days and years go by I will keep my chin up, keep trying to live my life to the fullest, and add to this story called life.

Thanks for listening, J

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