I've read all of the comments about how horrific migraines can be - and I am so sorry that any of you experience that ordeal on a regular basis. This is my first true multi-day migraine, and I sure hope that it doesn't get worse than this. Thanks for all of the support and advice. Nurse Shyla thanks you too.
I woke up with my head still hurting but no other symptoms so I decided to "pretend that my head didn't hurt" and try to live my life like normal. Shyla and I hiked out into the winter sunrise. She romped, getting snow all over her face.
But, I did stumble upon an unsettling scene in the forest today that seemed best depicted in black and white. Here is a snippet, and maybe someday I'll feel up to telling the story behind it.