‘Dad said, ‘I really hope I get to see you again. If anyone can beat the system, it’s you.’ GAME ON.’: Woman thanks kindness of strangers for aiding her to visit dad in hospital bed

“I borrowed a Sharpie from the nice lady at the counter and wrote inside a donut box. Curious, she asked what I was up to. ‘I’m trying to covertly communicate with the nurses on my dad’s hospital floor.’ Then I detailed all the ways I’d be willing to sneak in if they’d let me, including wearing a disguise, hiding in a laundry cart, or lying very still on a gurney covered in a sheet.”

‘It’s not just a bad headache or a really bad hangover. It is a hell you cannot escape.’: Young woman details life with chronic migraines, vows ‘I am not giving up’

“It’s lying in bed for days at a time in complete darkness. You can’t concentrate or think because the pain is so bad. You can’t look at even a sliver of light without piercing pain. You can hardly form words or speak. Sometimes, you feel like you are actually going to pass out.”

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