I woke up with it at 1 AM. I was sleeping with Torbie, very carefully arranged so I wouldn't hurt her paw, or roll over and squash her. I got up and took some aspirin with a cold soda.
I went back to sleep. Woke up at 5:30, it was worse, went back to sleep. Woke up at 7, it was really bad. I could take something else by this point, so I took the OTC headache pills (caffeine + Aspirin + Tylenol) with another cold soda (Diet Dew) and went back to sleep.
I did my God Time. That's about it so far, other than cat care: I fed the cats, cleaned the box, and wiped Torbie down with a wet washcloth. She can't groom herself so I do it for her (her private area seems fine, so I just did torso, legs, head, and tail). She seemed to feel "fresher" after I finished.
I put my Fire tablet on the charger. The battery was really low. I need to remember to charge it more often.
I am not so good with new technology these days. The medication can make my learning curve foggy and dim. Of course, I can't take my antidepressant with this headache or I will go straight to vomiting.
Oh, I feel like crap. My period is due today. I never used to believe that "Get a migraine on the day I start my period" myth until it started happening to me. My poor reproductive system is trying so hard to stay fertile, when that's the last thing I want.
I don't want kids. I don't need a period. But tell my body that!
I have been getting spotting for a couple of days first, then it starts, then a shorter "regular" cycle, then all done for another 3 weeks. Happily it has been highly predictable so I can at least plan my schedule around the headaches, and buy necessary supplies before need.
Oh, I feel like crap. I'm going to try to take a shower before I go back to bed. I hope I can beat this thing sometime today.
Tomorrow will be a longer day, but I'll get paid (late). Ron feels horrible he forgot but I had enough money until yesterday. I bought some chili on clearance at Sam's. I got a case for our driver (can't beat $2.03 a case), and a couple for us, plus some mints I enjoy (those were more expensive at almost $12 for an 8 pack). I guess you could say the mints wiped out my budget.
I like to sleep with a couple of mints in my mouth. I have a very dry mouth and it helps. I know I am not "supposed" to do that but I like it and it helps. They are sugarfree so they won't hurt my teeth.
Oh, toothpaste. I don't want to think about toothpaste.
That reminds me, I need to get my gums scraped pretty soon. They are getting a little tender. It is always a horrible procedure but I feel much better once I heal up.
The whole right side of my head is throbbing. That's a nasty headache.
I just thank God for the OTC headache pills. Things would be a lot worse, without them.