The lightening flashes and splits the world in pieces. Light hurts my eyes making it difficult to see. The zigzags are disconcerting, reading is impossible. The first time I was really concerned, I even consulted a doctor. Am I hallucinating? Going blind? It's none of those things, I am having what is called a silent migraine or migraine with aura. Normally, it just last a short time and I go on with my life, no one wiser. However, yesterday, I had one followed by a regular migraine. Yuck.
I searched the web and found some images that portray more or less what I see when I have these
|photo courtesy of Lens 101|
The flashing one really depicts it well almost enough to enduce a headache by looking at it. Just thinking about it is enough to make me want to find a cool wet cloth and a dark room.
|photo courtesy of The straight dope|