"If you have never experienced a migraine, consider yourself blessed by a thousand angels.
Sarah Hackley wishes she could say that. The Austin-based writer and editor suffers from headaches so severe, 'it feels like someone is jamming an ice pick into my temple while dropping an anvil on my head.'
Nowadays, she gets attacks at least twice a week, sometimes daily. But twice in her life time, the 31-year-old mom of two has experienced migraines that lasted for an astonishing two years.
Migraines may not exert just physical pain or emotional duress. They could hurt the pocketbook, too, and blow up the most careful financial planning.
Hackley quit her job, working part-time from home, and has spent many thousands of dollars visiting specialists around the country. She isn't saving much for retirement.
'Migraines are a huge deal for your finances, because they influence what you can do,' says Hackley, author of 'Finding Happiness with Migraines."" Read the full article by clicking the button below.