Hi! I’m Sam, a junior in high school living with daily chronic migraines. I am starting this blog to help others with migraines or any other disability navigate through life and school.
Going to the emergency room is a last resort, but if it comes the time it is necessary it is best to prepared (given you have enough time to do so). You never know how long you are going to be there, when you will actually be seen by a doctor, and what will happen. … Continue reading Emergency Room Survival Guide
To take this class, or not to take this class? That is the question. All students, either in high school or college, have to ask this question. But it becomes significantly more difficult when you are also dealing with a chronic illness or disability. What you want to do may be limited by your body. … Continue reading Classes Breakdown for Disabilities
A migraine is far from “just a headache” and it’s even far from “just a really bad headache.” A migraine is a collection of symptoms, each of which can be debilitating and difficult on their own, never mind a combination of them. However, there are ways you can deal with each symptom. Sensitivity to Light: … Continue reading Migraine Symptoms And Solutions
Anxiety can be a serious problem for anyone, but the risk of suffering from anxiety increases 18% if you have coronary artery disease. Patients with chronic pain also experience anxiety at higher rates than the general population (National Center for Biotechnology Information). I also know this firsthand, as my anxiety and stress increased drastically as … Continue reading Great Ways to Cope With Stress, Anxiety, and Chronic Illness