What's Your Secret: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Last updated: March 2018

Is my pain too severe to proceed with my plans? If I go ahead will I risk increasing my pain to the point of no return? What if I end up stranded, vomiting and having to go to the ER? If I stay home, will I regret doing so and find that my pain stabilized or decreased and I missed out on something important? Chronic migraineurs constantly have to decide whether or not to proceed with plans. Because migraine can be such a murky set of complex neurological symptoms, it can help to create a set of measurable signs to help us evaluate whether or not to stay or go.


How do you decide when to cancel plans?

Please share what you use to help you make the decision to stay or go so we can learn from one another.

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