“Almost Buried” by Lisa Benson

I’m so thrilled to share a third work of art by Lisa Benson, artist and writer for Migraine.com. Lisa says of this piece:

Almost Buried” is inspired by Carravaggio’s Entombment of Christ. I was struck by how much everyone else was taken in by Jesus’s pain. I feel in our society there is a huge separation between pain and “every day life.” When I see so many in the migraine community suffer with no one understanding I wish we would come to help each other like in Carravaggio’s painting. So I sculpted the figure going through his ordeal alone with cars up above on the bridge, completely unaware.

To view more of Lisa’s artwork, visit her site at www.lisarbenson.com.

To read Lisa’s articles on Migraine.com, you can find them all here at https://migraine.com/author/lisabenson/.

If you have art, music, poetry or a story that you want to share, please go to the Contact page and share it with me so that I can highlight it in the Creative Corner.

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,…

“Caged” by Lisa Benson

March 14, 2017

“Caged” by Lisa Benson This self portrait is the tragically beautiful work of Lisa Benson, who is also a writer for Migraine.com. This is the second piece Lisa generously shared with Golden Graine in the Creative Corner.

How to “Describe Your Typical Day” When You Have a Disability

September 6, 2017

It’s always scary to get an envelope in the mail from the Social Security Disability office. Recently, one of those showed up in my mailbox. It was time to recertify my disability. It’s been three years since I was awarded benefits. The Social Security Administration has the following guidelines on when and how often someone…

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