It’s Migraine Awareness Week and we’re marking the occasion with #migrainevoices, a series of posts from those affected by migraine who are sharing with us their own migraine journeys.
Amy's migraine journey will be familiar to many
“I am hoping it will improve and I can live a life where I don’t always have to cancel plans…”
I’m Amy and this is my migraine story.
I’ve had chronic migraine for 12 years. At the beginning, I was told it was just a headache and it would go away – but it didn’t, and nor did the nausea.
I feel like people don’t understand when you tell them you have a migraine attack although you’re working. But I’ve had to learn to work through them.
I might have found studying hard but I got through it and passed my masters thanks to the support of my company.
I may have become used to living life with migraine but I am hoping it will improve and I can live a life where I don’t always have to cancel plans to due my head, or where I can book and pay for plans in advance without the fear of having to cancel