I kept my mouth shut out of fear at first. Now I choose my words carefully because I’ve got some dignity.
adjective chron·ic \ˈkrä-nik\
medical : continuing or occurring again and again for a long time
: happening or existing frequently or most of the time
: always or often doing something specified
Source: Merriam-Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary
I have them almost every day. No, not every migraine keeps me in bed or causes me to worship the porcelain god. Yes, each migraine hurts much more than the usual aches and pains. Most difficult is how every migraine short circuits my brain. Doing any sort of math in my head is out of the question. Computer work is tedious and entirely frustrating. I must pay particular attention to my driving as my migraines are so distracting. I could take a pill and it might work. I could take a pill and it might not do anything. I could take a pill, again today, that will cause another migraine tomorrow. That one will be worse.
I’m tired. No, I’m exhausted. Yes, I have another migraine… 😦
I’m fighting Complex PTSD and…
Chronic Migraine EVERYDAY. Why?
Because I’ve already survived all of this…
I’m gonna WIN!