I'm glad that you are going to see a neuro, it sounds like you need a fresh evaluation. It really can take as long as two years to fully recover from brain surgery--it certainly took that long for me, and of course your life is never really the same again after going through something like that, even if you do not have deficits. Especially for the first year, I really only worked and slept--I didn't have the energy for anything else.
Sometimes people with neuro issues have trouble with NutriSweet/aspartame. It can cause brain swelling and it is a common headache trigger. If you are using that, you might want to switch to another sweetener. Even though your headaches might not be migraines per se, google migraine triggers and watch to see if any of those things might be associated with your headaches. I find that a low-tyramine diet helps me. There are certain trigger foods that don't bother me if I have them in small amounts occasionally (raisins, peanuts, soy sauce), but if I eat too much I will have a headache.
Here is a link to a low-tyramine diet: www.headaches.org/pdf/Diet.pdf
Keep up with the hydration! Remember that in the winter you can drink hot or warm herbal tea instead of water if that works better for you.
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