Wow. A year since my last post. Life has a way of sneaking up on you and making the time disappear.
So, here we go with a quick update. I'm currently on Neurontin as a preventative -- just a baby dose-- and it seems to be doing well. It's not that I've been migraine free for the last year, but most of the migraines seem to be milder (and a lot less frequent). I find that I'm getting clusters of migraines when the weather changes (big storms coming in are a trigger for me), and the migraines might last three days or a week.
Most of the migraines I'm getting are easily treated with ibuprofen. I only have resort to Midrin infrequently, when the migraines feel like they've got real potential, or when I'm going to sleep with one coming on. I'm not doing the Maxalt anymore, and need to talk to the Neuro about that.
Regarding the Maxalt: the last time I took Maxalt, I had a very strange reaction. I had significant tightness in my head, shoulders, and neck. Kind of like I just "tensed up" in my upper body. It was, to say the least, uncomfortable (and a little scary).
I'll sign off for now, and get back to real life. I hope you have control of your migraines, and not the other way around.