MoxieGirl Posted February 27, 2015 Share Posted February 27, 2015 I have a picture in my mind of me standing in front of a brick wall. The wall runs on for miles to my left and right, and is a mile high. This side of the wall, where I'm standing, is a baron waste land, on the other side is life. The bricks of the wall are made from headaches, migraines and clusters. Actually, my life isn't all that doom and gloom, calling it a baron waste land is a bit of an exaggeration. But sometimes it feels that way. If feels like no matter how hard you try to go forward, this wall is there, stopping you. I shouldn't complain, I do have a successful IT company, am learning Sports massage, am a writer, ... life is generally pretty good. But then there are the headaches that grind everything to a halt from time to time. The one specific area that angers me the most is in physical exercise. I'm overweight. Although I've accepted my body the way it is, I would like to be slimmer. I would like to fit into clothes I used to wear. But physical activity is a major trigger for head pain of one sort or another for me. Last year I went to a Yoga class with my best friend, and I spent an hour afterwards in bed, curled up in a ball crying my eyes out from the migraine/cluster attack I got from it. I mean, YOGA! You should see what happens when I do real exercise. I haven't been back to the gym since. As soon as the weather gets a little warmer I'm going to start walking. I want to get into the habit of taking long walks, maybe venture out for a few hours on the weekends. Walking often seems like the only activity I can do that doesn't trigger a headache, and swimming. I like swimming and will be starting that up again soon too. Guess my life isn't quite the baron waste land. How about you? Do clusters affect your body shape/size? I know someone of you lose weight when you are getting attacked. MG Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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