Hi, thanks that’s good to hear. I guess that with every dose increase i’m angering the migraine brain again. I’m seeing my neuro-otoligst next week - can’t believe it has been 3 months already since my first diagnosis! But i have had this for 6 1/2 months now in total. I did feel slightly sturdier at 10mg and then again at 20mg but not 25 is just taking alot longer to get used to. I’ll stick with it, i’m not a quitter but i am very bored and i have a very active mind!
I am lodging in a property, and have to move out in 2 months. very scary when i don’t have £ for a deposit!! x
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I completely empathise with you on the worrying about the future, working, and money. I’m in the same boat. I have no idea what to do for the best.
However, ami is the drug that got me back to work. I was off sick for 4.5 months initially.I have to be honest with you, I can’t remember exactly the tritraion and the weeks etc. I’d have to look back through the old posts in the beginning here. You can click my name and have a look. But I’m pretty sure it started working within about 4 weeks.
I was able to get out the house and function. I was a long long way off ‘normal’. I think that comes with time and getting used to this condition, and adapting to it.
I believe I only really started getting much much better when I added Topirimate to it and even more time to adjust.
Stick with it- it’s a good drug.
With regards to the future, working, money etc… Since my relapse in early Jan, I have been thinking the same. I have very very difficult days at work. I am in a lot of debt. I wish I could consider a career swap to a different job in a less stressful/non office environment but it would mean a huge pay cut. I can only just about function money wise now, so I can’t afford a pay cut. It’s a viscious circle which doesn’t help the anxiety or depressive nature of this wretched condition.
I find I get bogged down with a ‘there’s no way out’ view on bad days. And it’s hard to get out. But on good days I feel it will be ok. I’m either up or down, black or white. I am going to see a counsellor tonight to try to find some ‘grey’ middle ground and perspective.
Where r u moving out of in 2 months?
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