Migraines at work are not easy to manage. With my daily intractable ones, I couldn't manage them at work. My productivity was low. My absences high. Here, however, is an article by Teri Robert on HealthCentral about working and migraines: Tips for Handling Migraines At Work She mentions things like: Anti-glare screens, a no scent work … Continue reading Migraines at work?
How long do you persist with working through pain? It is a question I ask myself all the time. There are a lot of factors to consider and I grasp them all. There is income stability. There is the factor of work helps with isolation, the sense of productivity and is emotionally and mentally beneficial. … Continue reading The disability question
It occurs to me I cannot work part-time. It didn't suddenly occur to me. I just kept hoping it would get better. Or I could push through the pain. Or if I tried harder the think through the sludge that is the neurological gunk of migraines I could function better. I have chronic pain with … Continue reading Work not working
This recent survey results discuss how people with migraines are reluctant to inform employers about them or tell them that is why they missed work. Of those who missed work, just 42 percent said they told supervisors the truth that migraines and headaches were the cause. The reason? Most think their bosses/instructors don't consider headaches or … Continue reading Do you call in to work with migraine?
Let's face it working with migraine attacks sucks. No two ways about it. It just does. I could write a detailed book about how much it has sucked in various ways but I think I would have to not refer to my employer on that one. So let's see why migraine attacks at work sucks: … Continue reading 10 reasons working with migraine attacks suck
Working with chronic migraines has always been a battle for me. One that I have never really actually seemed to succeed at. Certainly, one I have tried to succeed at. Certainly one doctors have tried to get me to succeed at. But not one I actually have. This has always, always infuriated me because I … Continue reading Work not working