Photo Fridays- Never Let Your Pain Go To Waste

This picture is being sold as part of a fundraising effort between the US Pain Foundation and 540WMain, a non-profit run by my dear friend Calvin Eaton in Rochester, NY. Learn more about this project and how to purchase artwork by those who have chronic pain conditions.

Invisible Beauty in Pain Artist Spotlight & Interview- Katie Golden

In this picture, my toes are curled, my nails are digging into my skin, and I am protecting myself from the pain of a migraine that I was actively having at the time. Photo credit goes to the amazing Elisabeth Viilu Photography, out of Dallas, TX.

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Get Moving After a Migraine Attack

May 17, 2017

I’m sitting at the original muscle beach in Santa Monica by the pier. In the middle of the swinging rings, balance beams, ropes and slack lines, there is a large patch of astroturf dedicated to yoga. At times there can be 50 or more people crowding the space- all wanting to practice, learn or support…

Welcome to Golden Graine

December 6, 2016

Hot Off the Presses! Welcome to Golden Graine! The name of my blog is a play on my last name and slang for migraine (so don’t forget the “e” at the end of ‘Graine). When I had to stop working at the age of 32 due to intractable chronic migraine disease, I found purpose in…

My Favorite Articles as a Migraine Writer – Part One

June 5, 2017

In less than 4 years, I’ve written over 100 articles sharing my world with chronic migraine disease & pain. For migraine awareness month, here are my favs. June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, so I thought I’d share with you the ones that have meant the most to me. Help (Not) Wanted Roommates (Not)…

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