I recently attended a giant conference in Vancouver. I not only was speaking at the conference, but also was participating in a booth in the vendor hall, so there were lots of lights, a symphony of smells, and a cacophony of conversation.
Traveling itself is a nightmare for me: The bending to pack and unpack (I often can pack for only five minutes at a time), the motion sickness and overpowering air fresheners in the Ubers/Lyfts, the hefting of my luggage around the airport, the mask-wearing, and the generally long and exhausting days.
It was a miracle I made it there and a second miracle that I made it through the conference. You see, I have persistent and too-often severe chronic migraine.Read more on themighty.com