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I stayed home from work yesterday because I had a migraine. It wasn't just one of those ones where I take my meds and sleep for a bit and it goes away. Oh no, this one had to be a doozy! Vomiting, light sensitivity, you name it, plus some other things that I won't mention. I could barely lift my head off the pillow.

Yesterday was Tuesday and Monday was a public holiday. Basically our provincial anniversary. So of course our office was closed. I get to work today and there's about forty emails waiting for me and almost as many voicemails.

Being the worrywart I am, I had an anxiety attack on my way to work, worrying about what the customers might say. It was all for nothing. They were all pretty understanding and sympathetic when I told them exactly why I was off sick.

I hate that I still get these little moments sometimes. I wish I could stop stressing out about things.

But it does occur to me that there must be something wrong in a job where I can have an anxiety attack because I'm away sick for one day and worrying about the reception I might get. I've never had it in this job before.

Oh, and only two of my colleagues asked me how I was feeling even though an email was sent round yesterday telling people I was off sick. (They do that). Mind you, it was pretty obvious I still wasn't 100 percent as I was quite shaky and apparently very pale. This was one of those migraines that will take me a few days to get over. Damn, I hate those kinds.

Anyway, I get home and all's ok, go out to the supermarket and see my friend and former neighbour and we had a good little chat and then I see one of the supermarket workers who has always been such a helpful guy. He grabs my basket off me and scans my stuff, in the self-checkout, mind you and we're just having a good old laugh. The rest of my day might have been sucky but he made up for it.



Jan. 29th, 2014 03:08 pm (UTC)
Its nice that the two asked you how you were feeling. They were concerned. you should try and be friendly with them they showed some interest! Migraines suck! Fell better hon!
Jan. 29th, 2014 04:42 pm (UTC)
One I work directly with and the other is a very nice lady and I'm always chatting with them. The rest ... sigh. I don't know why it's changed in just the last few months.

Migraines definitely suck!

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