knitnut.net: Also, I look like shit

My neurologist switched me to daily Topamax for migraine prevention a couple of months ago. Topamax is an anti-seizure medication. At first it didn’t work. I had a non-stop headache for weeks. But then the headache went away. I haven’t had a migraine for a few weeks now, which is nice. But I still have ...

knitnut.net: Pharmacists: Not just pill counters

I recently discovered that pharmacists can do way more than count pills and warn me not to operate machinery. This newfound knowledge came as a result of two surprisingly positive encounters with pharmacists in the last couple of weeks. (Not that my prior encounters with pharmacists were negative; for the most part they were neutral.) ...

knitnut.net: I have a drug problem

I have a drug problem. I’ve been getting 3-day migraines roughly once a month for the past 15 years or so.  If you do the math, that means I’ve had migraines about 10% of the time. I only found out a year ago that they were migraines. Before that, I just thought they were bad ...