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Travelling with chronic migraines

  • By Meegy

    I have recently been diagnosed with chronic migraines and spent the last two months hiding inside my dark/quiet bedroom on unpaid sick leave. I am sure this is something many people on this forum can relate to.

    Prior to becoming unwell my parter and I booked a month long trip to Japan. In a decision based on equal parts stubbornness, rose coloured glasses, travel insurance not covering cancellation costs and determination to see cherry blossoms, we have decided to travel to the loudest/brightest/busiest county in the world – migraine and all.

    My headache specialist suggested that I write a travel blog to inspire other people with migraines travel. I am not a writer or a photographer, but I have decided to give it a go. If you are interested in following our journey I have included the link below. This is not a sponsored or paid blog. I have no idea how this trip will go. I only hope that by sharing my story we can laugh or cry about it together.

    Let me know what you think.

  • By Allyson.Ellis Moderator

    Oh how fascinating, Meegy! Not, of course, the chronic migraine part, but going on this adventure in spite of everything! It looks like you are having a fabulous time, stretching yourself when you can and resting when you need to. I look forward to following your adventures and hope others on the site will as well! Wishing you a memorable adventure. ~Allyson ( team)