Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Today I am suffering through my second day with a migraine. It wasn't too bad yesterday while at work, but got worse once I was home. I was so nauseous that all I managed to eat for dinner was a banana. That's not normal for me, but nothing else in my pantry or fridge sounded good. Then there's the fact that I didn't want to make the effort to actually fix anything other than maybe toast, but I didn't want toast. Luckily after eating my banana I at least didn't have any more hunger cravings. Into the night and my headache did not improve much.
This morning's shower helped a little. I'm just glad we have good water pressure, because honestly, the pressure on my head is what felt good. This afternoon I finally got an appointment to have my back adjusted. I went to the chiropractor last week, but since I'm a new patient, he refused to touch me with no xrays. Trust me, I'm fine with that, but I really wanted relief sooner. Anywho, I'm really hoping my adjustment this afternoon helps my migraine as well. I'm not sure I'll be able to make it to work tomorrow if it's any worse. I can't afford to be missing work!
My primary care physician, let's just say I've given up on him. He's been giving me treatment, but every time he tells me if it doesn't work, he's referring me to a neurologist. Well that hasn't happened yet, so I stopped going to him for the headaches. Now I'm waiting to get in with the VA. I tried when I first got out of the Army in 2007, but never got a response after 3 attempts, so I gave up. I applied again when I started back to work here on post and this time actually got a letter to set up my initial appointment. I'm not getting in until the end of May, so I just have to try and wait it out.
For now I just want to crawl back into bed, but I'm stuck at work. Luckily my office normally isn't very busy!