Photo Friday- Grandpa’s Hands

This picture is being sold as part of a fundraising effort between the US PainFoundation 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

I recently took this picture at the bedside of my grandfather after major surgery. He is making a slow, but steady recovery. Both hands, his and mine, are in pain. His from surgery, mine from chronic migraine. Pain doesn’t discriminate.

 

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Photo Friday – Past 5 Weeks of Travel

July 14, 2017

Today, I’m getting on a plane from DC back to LA. The past 5 weeks have been filled with conferences, interviews, writing, education, planning, advocacy and lots of travel. I had a friend ask me how I travel so much with such debilitating chronic migraine? My response was: If there’s something really important to me,…

Sabotage

March 23, 2017

The mere thought of taking your brain into a sunny environment, filled with music, friends and acquaintances to enjoy something as simple as happy hour is overwhelming. The outside world slowly becomes a place filled with unknowns. Will my brain behave or will the combination of a screaming child, an ominous rain cloud and the…

Affordable Care Act Platinum Plan

February 27, 2017

Since its inception, I’ve received insurance through the Affordable Care Act. It was enacted almost at the same time the I went on disability and lost coverage under my employer. I was still in the process of applying for Social Security Disability and knew that it could be years before I was eligible for Medicare.…

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