My Life With Migraine
Migraine is a mystery. Leaves no footprints, no fingerprints. Draw blood and search for an ID; some specific marker that immediately announces Here I am, doc; you got me. But no marker. No nothing. A big zip. So then; exactly what is Migraine?
MY LIFE WITH MIGRAINE is my conversation with you; just the two of us; from the beginning when I opened my eyes and knew I wasn’t in Kansas anymore.
Of how I tried to keep myself reasonably intact in the face of unremitting assaults. Of my years of psychotherapy and how that relates to Migraine; nailing loaded issues that feed the flame.
A challenge? You bet, folks.
But I’m into it.
Never count me out.
...as the title suggests, Levenstein presents his life as a cyclical and sometimes-nightmarish journey with pain: "Know me, know my Migraine," as he puts it. The...oddball style could alienate some readers yet makes this a striking and unusual read.
"Earle’s writing is vulnerable, vivid, brave and impactful. He works to connect the dots by sharing his inner turmoil, digging in the dirt, in his search for answers to the migraine condition. He gives voice to this invisible condition and reaffirms to those migraine sufferers, who share similar pains, fears and anxiety, that they are not alone."
David Sandler, LICSW