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Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter
12:00 am CDT July 11, 2018

My first attack was two years ago. It was not an asthma or panic attack. The attack was something inside my head that only I could feel and see.

My left eye twitched mid sentence as I spoke to a coworker, and my body was overcome by a hot, flushing feeling. Then came the moments of darkness with patchy, black vision. My ears rang as a pulsing pain continually rushed toward my head.

“It’s just a migraine,” I told worried co-workers at my internship.