5 O’Clock Shadow

10 Feb
Migraine Barbie has Snapped!

Migraine Barbie has Snapped! (Photo credit: Deborah Leigh (Migraine Chick))

I was awake early this morning.  My head insisted on it.  It banged on my skull with a hammer on one side and a brick on the other and said, I’m going to your stomach next, if you don’t take some paracetamol.

It wasn’t a migraine, in spite of the nausea, because I was still able to function.

Or, it was a migraine, but Al’s tip worked: take your painkiller of choice and a shower in the face to follow.  I tried it; the ache eased.  That or, because I screw up my face so tight against the spray, the ache slipped out of my ears.  And the Hub says I’ve got nothing between them…


32 Responses to “5 O’Clock Shadow”

  1. terry1954 February 10, 2013 at 20:02 #

    so sorry to hear this, I have never had a migrane, so don’t know how it feels, but i have heard they are very painful


  2. benzeknees February 10, 2013 at 20:03 #

    Sorry for the head banger, hopefully you get some relief soon!


  3. Laurie Nichols February 10, 2013 at 20:04 #

    I hope that it goes away for good and doesn’t linger. Mine lingered for days and it was mighty unpleasant. A compress on the brow would feel nice I’m sure and the Hub perhaps can rub your feet if he is so inclined. Feel better.:)


  4. sharechair February 10, 2013 at 20:40 #

    Awful. I’m so sorry. I hope the pain lessens, soon.


  5. Rorybore February 10, 2013 at 20:44 #

    As a migraine sufferer…..I do feel your pain. I don’t take any special medication – just follow the advice on the Tylenol: take 2 and keep away from children 🙂
    feel better!


  6. slpmartin February 10, 2013 at 20:53 #

    Hope it doesn’t linger….nothing worse than starting the week off in pain…wait…that’s called a job…never mind…hope you feel better soon.


  7. timkeen40 February 10, 2013 at 21:32 #

    My wife gets migraines. They stop her in her tracks. I am fortunate. The only time I endure blinding headaches coupled with nasuea is after way too many beers or a combination of beer and something stronger.

    Sorry to hear about your pain.



  8. The Hook February 10, 2013 at 22:03 #

    I woke up with a splitting headache too!
    Great minds really do ache alike!


  9. Lisaman February 10, 2013 at 22:30 #

    I was always told to drink loads of water.. Hate taking pills!!!


  10. Janet Williams February 10, 2013 at 23:06 #

    Perhaps one unfortunate spider got trapped in the hair, then went through your blood stream somehow……..I’m sorry — I couldn’t get your previous spider post out of my mind.

    You’ll be back soon.


  11. Tom (Aquatom1968) February 10, 2013 at 23:47 #

    Hope your’e feeling better now, Tilly.
    I did that deliberately! 😉


  12. Dana February 11, 2013 at 02:54 #

    That sounds horrible! I hope you’re feeling better now.


  13. jmgoyder February 11, 2013 at 03:05 #

    Is it gone yet?


  14. misswhiplashmisswhiplash February 11, 2013 at 13:50 #

    do hope that all the pain has gone…I don’t like it when you are poorly


  15. lanceleuven February 11, 2013 at 14:45 #

    Sorry to hear about this, Tilly. I hope you’re feeling better now.


  16. mairedubhtx February 11, 2013 at 15:11 #

    I had a migraine on Saturday. Maybe that’s why I wrote such a depressing post. Migraines are no fun. They suck. I hate them and I have been having them with increasing frequency lately. Lack of sleep, weather fronts, stress all contribute.


  17. Al February 11, 2013 at 18:50 #


    Your pal, Dr. Al


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