Veronica With Four Eyes

Tag: migraines

How Tinted Glasses Help My Light Sensitivity

How Tinted Glasses Help My Light Sensitivity

When my eye doctor first recommended that I get tinted glasses in eighth grade, I was worried people might tease me for looking like I wear sunglasses all the time, or specifically sunglasses at night. I had started developing light sensitivity, or photosensitivity, as my […]

Migraine-Friendly Starbucks Drinks

Migraine-Friendly Starbucks Drinks

No ordering a grande ice water here, check out these ten Starbucks drinks that are coffee-free, tea leaf-free, caffeine-free, migraine-friendly, and delicious.

Visiting Holiday Lights With Photosensitivity

Visiting Holiday Lights With Photosensitivity

Visiting Christmas and holiday light displays with migraines, epilepsy, and similar photosensitive conditions.

How To Make A Dorm Room Completely Dark

How To Make A Dorm Room Completely Dark

How to block out all light in a dorm room and make it completely dark. For students with migraines or who just need total darkness to sleep

To My Chiari Malformation On Its Sixth Birthday

To My Chiari Malformation On Its Sixth Birthday

Written for Chiari Malformation Awareness Month on the sixth anniversary of my chronic illness symptoms appearing

How I’m Managing My Back Pain This Semester

How I’m Managing My Back Pain This Semester

Ten products, tips, and tricks that help people manage mild to moderate back pain, from a college student with chronic back pain from Chiari Malformation

How I Explain Chiari Malformation

How I Explain Chiari Malformation

Here is how I explain my brain condition, Chiari Malformation, to people

No Strobing Items At Check-Out

No Strobing Items At Check-Out

Why items with strobing and flashing lights should be kept away from high volume areas

Photosensitivity in the Classroom

Photosensitivity in the Classroom

Ten common items with flashing lights to watch for in the classroom

Medical Emergencies in College

Medical Emergencies in College

Dealing with medical emergencies while living in the dorm/on campus housing