Saturday I had an ear ache pretty much all day. Thanks to some drops and cotton shoved in my ear by Sunday morning the ear ache was gone. Then came the ice pick headaches. They feel more like lightning headaches as a quick surge (or spike) shooting through my head. I dealt with those headaches off and on Sunday and all day yesterday. Thankfully I didn't have to work my full morning shift at work. My boss was very sympathetic.
When things get tough, remember: