So, according to this printout that I was given at my local health food store (which is wonderful by the way), I have a lot to look forward to within the next 14 months. If, that is, I’m part of the most susceptible group of women and my migraines will end at age 44… 44 is not a super party year. It’s not like turning 21, 30 or 40. Those were pretty good party years. 44 is, meh. Good, but meh in terms of a party year. Unless, of course, I’m what is referred to as the ‘most susceptible group of women’ that get migraines. They are aged between 25 and 44. So, 44 would be my last year of migraines if I am in the most susceptible group.
I’m thinking I’m not the typical or most susceptible group. I’ve already gotten the odds of being within the 10% of the population that gets migraines. And I certainly have gotten them more than the ‘approximately once per month.’ So, as I continue to cross my fingers and hope that the migraine spell is released on the eve of my 45th birthday, what do I have to look forward to if it isn’t?
Well, if my anti migraine potion stops working, it looks like there is another option I may have before trying prescription medications: urine therapy. Not something I’ve read about yet. Not sure I’m going to be too quick to look into that one.
And then I have these long term issues that may come for a visit when I need something additional to the thrill of a normal old migraine.
So, here’s to hoping that the day I wake up and I am 45, birds and butterflies will be fluttering, and all migraines will stop.
For the next 14 months though, I will continue to apologize to the customer service people at REI for wearing my sunglasses in the store, insisting it’s not because I think I’m super cool. I’ll also continue to yawn, and rub my ears continuously in an ever so attractive manner in hopes that I intercept a migraine that is coming on. As well as continue my anti-migraine potion and keep my fingers crossed that it continues to work for me so I don’t have to Google ‘urine therapy’.
Who am I kidding, after writing that, I had to Google it. And WOW, just WOW!