Choosing Depression Over Antidepressant Side Effects

ErinChronic Pain32 Comments

I feel lost in a foreign place. For the first time in my life, I feel like I am choosing depression over something else. Why would I do such a thing? The answer, in a word, is MIGRAINE. I’ve had a migraine every single day for a year. With the dawning of 2016 I’ve felt myself surrender. I cannot take any … Read More

ErinChoosing Depression Over Antidepressant Side Effects

Pain is Present

ErinChronic Pain15 Comments

Migraines and depression go hand-in-hand. They often occur together, one starting the other. Migraines are also a result of severe trauma, physical or emotional or both. All of this pain I’m in with my migraines is reminding me of the immobility of depression, how stranded I felt, how abandoned by life. I am so fed up. I am in so … Read More

ErinPain is Present

Depression and Migraine Update

ErinChronic Pain, Day-to-Day Life23 Comments

I haven’t felt like myself for over a month now. My depression and migraines seem to be ricocheting off each other, playing a game of “Let’s explode Erin’s head!” The migraine pain is seriously cutting in on me doing my favourite activities. Strain on my eyes makes my head ache even worse, so I’m avoiding using my laptop, watching movies, reading, … Read More

ErinDepression and Migraine Update