Yet Another Bulletin Board

Welcome, Guest. Please Login or Register.
Apr 14th, 2021, 4:30am

Home Home Help Help Search Search Members Members Member Map Member Map Login Login Register Register
Clusterheadaches.com Message Board I haven't gotten any work done today


   Clusterheadaches.com Message Board
   New Message Board Archives
   2005 Cluster Headache Specific Posts
(Moderator: DJ)
   I haven't gotten any work done today
« Previous topic | Next topic »
Pages: 1  Reply Reply Notify of replies Notify of replies Send Topic Send Topic Print Print
   Author  Topic: I haven't gotten any work done today  (Read 285 times)
imnotbub
New Board Hall of Famer
USA 
*****






   


Gender: male
Posts: 702
I haven't gotten any work done today
« on: Nov 9th, 2005, 2:54pm »
Quote Quote Modify Modify

I found this site today at work and have spent the whole day reading and smiling. I was ready to have my teath pulled on the left side of my head. 2am, like clockwork for the last two weeks, I would get awaken by the onset of more pain then a human being should experience. I see now that the handfulls of ibuprofen and pseudofed I was taking was just something to do. With the headaches subsiding in around an hour, I just assumed it was the pills working. For those that have not tried it, I find I'm able to sleep a bit if I stay sitting up. Not real restful, but it brings a 10 down to around a 7 (hey, I got the lingo down already). I want to thank you all for making me aware of what it is I am going through, I was starting to think that I was a wuss and just couldn't handle a 'headache'. Some of the posts I have read could have been written by me. It was creepy. The nightly wanderings around in circles holding my head, the praying the kids would never see it fearing that it would scare them. I'm only in the third cycle I have ever had, the first only lasting two days, the second 35, and now in the 15th day  of this one. all cycles coming about 2 years apart and in the fall or winter. (the first on Christmas eve and Christmas day).
I will be spending alot of time on this site for the duration of this cycle, so I hope if you don't mind me saying that I hope not to be spending alot of time here for very long.
My heartfelt thanks to all of you that post, I feel like a weight has been lifted knowing I am not crazy and I'm not dieing.
God Bless
Steve
IP Logged

Life may not be good, but I think it beats the alternative, and if it doesn't, we'll find out soon enough
vig
CH.com Alumnus
New Board Hall of Famer
USA 
*****




CHit Happens

    alongivsiuolluap
WWW Email

Gender: male
Posts: 4401
Re: I haven't gotten any work done today
« Reply #1 on: Nov 9th, 2005, 3:08pm »
Quote Quote Modify Modify

keep your teeth bro...
 
and don't stop reading.
there's lots of good help here...
 Grin
(see? I still have mine!)
IP Logged


never, Never, NEVER quit. -Winston Churchill
MJ
New Board Hall of Famer
USA 
*****





   


Gender: male
Posts: 911
Re: I haven't gotten any work done today
« Reply #2 on: Nov 9th, 2005, 3:12pm »
Quote Quote Modify Modify


Hi Steve
 
Pretty cool to know your not alone huh.
 
Dump the advil but the sudafed might help a wee little bit sometimes.
 
You wont die but you might still be crazy.
 
These people here can help you when you need it.
IP Logged

MJ
E-Double
CH.com Alumnus
New Board Hall of Famer
USA 
*****




Are we ourselves?

  Edoubleitk   Edoubleitk1
Email

Gender: male
Posts: 6458
Re: I haven't gotten any work done today
« Reply #3 on: Nov 9th, 2005, 6:10pm »
Quote Quote Modify Modify

I felt the same way brother!!!
 
I had yrs. of misdiagnosis and "suffered" for a decade without help.
 
Found this place and learned how to live.
 
Get to a doctor, a neurologist, headache specialist and get a proper diagnosisbecause there are a few different Headache types that present similar to CH yet respond to different meds and differ in duration, location and intensity.
 
Good luck and read, read, read!!!
 
E
IP Logged

I can't believe that I have to bang my
Head against this wall again
But the blows they have just a little more
Space in-between them
Gonna take a breath and try again.
Kris_in_SJ
New Board Hall of Famer
USA 
*****




There's no place like home.

   
Email

Gender: female
Posts: 1539
Re: I haven't gotten any work done today
« Reply #4 on: Nov 9th, 2005, 8:19pm »
Quote Quote Modify Modify

Hi and Welcome,
 
In case you haven't yet seen the link, please read the one below.  It's been a lifesaver for me.
 
http://www.brightok.net/~mnjday/chtherapy.pdf
 
Also, if night hits are a big problem, you might want to try Melatonin (available OTC).  When in cycle, I take 9mg about 30 minutes before bedtime.  It has really helped many here.
 
Next (my, I'm full of advice tonight), start a headache diary.  Note the time of onset, duration, intensity, what you take, how it works, etc.  Backtrack if you can.  You need to be formally diagnosed before you can get proper treatment.  Take the diary all your reading material and get to a neuro who (preferably) specializes in clusters and other headaches.
 
Keep up the research and keep posting!
 
Hugs,
 
Kris
IP Logged

I'm a small woman in small town being chased by a VERY BIG BEAST!
LeLimey
CH.com Alumnus
New Board Hall of Famer
Great_Britain 
*****



OUCH-US - Less "ME" and more "WE"

  lelimey  
WWW Email

Gender: female
Posts: 11720
Re: I haven't gotten any work done today
« Reply #5 on: Nov 10th, 2005, 4:49am »
Quote Quote Modify Modify

Welcome Steve,
I've read your posts, you have a good attitude. You'll fit in just fine here!
Have a good read up on all the treatments available. There's alot to take in, consider Oxygen, its by far and away the best abortive I have in my armoury. Ask all the questions you want here and then you can go to your doctor ready to tell him what you want!
Take care, looking forward to hearing more from you soon
Helen
IP Logged





The arsehole I'm divorcing needs to get a life and stop stalking mine

Beastfodder
New Board Old Timer
United_Kingdom 
****



O2 and clusterbusters - naturally

   


Gender: male
Posts: 294
Re: I haven't gotten any work done today
« Reply #6 on: Nov 10th, 2005, 5:21am »
Quote Quote Modify Modify

Not so scary when you know what you're dealing with - especially with so much good advice for staying on top of things.
 
Not so much of a wuss when you realise what you've been living with.
 
It gets even better when you find the right approach to dealing with cycles and aborting headaches.  It sounds like you're keeping a diary of individual headaches, length, level etc. which'll help work out what treatments are best.
 
O2 works great for me, but clusterbusters.com has been my big breakthrough in removing the beast's teeth.  
IP Logged

O2 and clusterbusters - naturally
BarbaraD
CH.com Alumnus
New Board Hall of Famer
USA 
*****



Hugs to ya

   
Email

Gender: female
Posts: 5164
Re: I haven't gotten any work done today
« Reply #7 on: Nov 10th, 2005, 7:53am »
Quote Quote Modify Modify

And besides, I think Jonny has adopted you -- and that's a plus -- he may make you Prince Bub -- who knows Wink
 
Seriously, glad you found us... we're a bunch of lunitics, but we're here for ya and you stick around after your cycle and help someone else. That's what we do....
 
Hugs BD
IP Logged

What don't kill ya, Makes ya stonger!

Pages: 1  Reply Reply Notify of replies Notify of replies Send Topic Send Topic Print Print

« Previous topic | Next topic »


Clusterheadaches.com Message Board » Powered by YaBB 1 Gold - SP 1.3.1!
YaBB 2000-2003. All Rights Reserved.


1998-2010 Web Vision Enterprises All rights reserved. All information on this site is protected by international copyright laws. You may not re-distribute any information from this site without written permission from Web Vision Enterprises and the webmaster of this site. Violators will be prosecuted.
You may view our privacy policy and financial disclosure statement here

test rss