The Worst Trip
Last updated: September 2023
Some years ago (it could not happen today) I was traveling to NC. The migraine hit before my plane took off and I was in agony. My plane stopped and I got off, walked with others to a small building and waited in line. It occurred to me that it didn't look like my airport. When I got to the desk the gentleman said "honey, this isn't ..." and ran onto the field. He stopped the plane and they got me back on with a ladder! I was VERY sick. I swear I couldn't see by then. Once I arrived and my family got me home, they tucked me into bed next to a roaring fire. I asked them to just leave me alone while they had dinner. I didn't/couldn't get up until the next day. But I always remembered how thankful I was to lay down! Those headaches were absolute killers before the days of modern-day meds. Long ago I found that tying a piece of cloth tightly around my head helps a great deal. My mother said that her father used to do that, too. She and her five sisters also suffered from migraines.
In the past year, has insurance made it difficult to get your migraine treatment?