Category Archives: My story

Why migraine-free me?

For the people who’ve recently asked how I got in to blogging and why I called the site migraine-free me, and for others who might have been wondering the same Why do I blog? I write to help make sense … Continue reading

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Sitting in the dust

Health Warning: not quite as positive as the last one, sorry A strange thing has happened recently. I mentioned in a previous post (Onwards and Upwards) that we’ve seen some progress – instead of the vast majority of time being … Continue reading

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Onwards and upwards

At last I can write a celebratory post 🙂 The combination of topiramate and nortriptyline seems to be working to some extent and there’s finally been a bit of progress. Back in January we set a bold target of having … Continue reading

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Have a break, have a…

I realised this morning I’ve been saying the same thing for a while now: “I just want a break” A break from the seemingly endless run of migraines would be nice, but I know it’s probably unrealistic just now. So … Continue reading

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**Congratulations – you have unlocked the next level**

I had a review telephone consultation with the National Migraine Centre last week. The consultant was excellent as always and I’d recommend the centre for anyone who needs more than they’re getting from their local services. Apparently 2 consultations is … Continue reading

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One year on…

Today marks an anniversary of sorts, though not really one I want to celebrate. It was one year ago today, on the evening of Sunday 16th March 2014 to be precise, that the first full migraine struck after coming off … Continue reading

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It’s not all doom and gloom

I’m aware that my posts have been a bit more negative recently. I’m not sure whether I should apologise for that or not – I did say I’d be honest after all. But I do want to redress the balance … Continue reading

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