The Upside of Migraine Headaches

Migraines make you feel disoriented as if you’re not yourself.

I suffer from migraine headaches. Bad ones. Sometimes I wake up with them. Sometimes they hit me in the middle of the day. Most times I don’t see them coming. When they arrive they can last for hours. Or in the worst case days.

The headaches started when I was 16. I used to call them “basketball headaches” since I got them after playing basketball. It started with tightness in the back of my neck. I would…

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Loren Kantor

Loren Kantor

Loren is a writer and woodcut artist based in Los Angeles. He teaches printmaking and creative writing to kids and adults.