I Have Brain Freeze

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    Now And Then

    I'm happy to report that I don't suffer from "Brain Freeze" all the time, but I do get it once in a while.  Before I go on, however, I should mention that "Brain Freeze" is just that, and not some kind of mind block or moment of stupidity; what I term a...
    darknight darknight
    46-50, M
    Nov 8, 2009

    I thought I heard somewhere

    that brain freeze triggers the same nerves that trigger a migraine. It is bad enough for a minute, so I can't imagine how unbearable an actual migraine must be.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    Oct 25, 2015

    Lemon-berry slush from Sonic.

    ..brain freezin right now..but it is good!
    flowertyme68 flowertyme68
    46-50, F
    Jan 23, 2015

    Caramel mc cafe frappe gives a ridiculously

    tough brain freeze but omg what a delightfully taste bud stimulated experience
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish
    18-21, F
    Mar 31, 2015

    It Just Locks Up Like A Computer.

    I understand brain freeze generally refers to the rapid consumption of cold food that results in a major headache. But for me it's really about those moments where some part of my brain refuses to cooperate with the rest, which results in me spending (sometimes) hours on a simple...
    Wonderatrix Wonderatrix
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 25, 2012

    Quite Often

    Yes, I do get brain freezes quite often. That's the reason I avoid cold drinks. But I have a thing for ice cream.. I just can't say no when it's offered to me. Here is a child who makes a face reminiscent to the one I make when I get a brain freeze...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    Jun 21, 2010
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