klt: the blog

Miss Migraine: Another way of living

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine. A version of this post appeared first on August 3, 2012, on my blog of the same name. I am currently reading a book of essays on writing fiction called The Half-Known World, written by Robert Boswell. One of the...

Miss Migraine: My migraine support team

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine. A version of this post appeared first on July 31, 2012, on my blog of the same name. The necessity of asking for help with a simple, daily task because my head is throbbing and I feel weak and dizzy...

A brave new world

A brave new world

Last month, I quit my job at the library and dropped out of library school. I want to talk about what happened, and I want to talk about it honestly and fairly, without malice. I’m not sure I can do that yet, because frankly what happened is shitty and unfair, and because I don’t want...

Miss Migraine: Efficacy vs. side effects

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine. A version of this post appeared first on July 30, 2012, on my blog of the same name. When it became clear that zonisamide (brand name Zonegran), an anti-seizure medication sometimes prescribed for migraine, was doing little more than eliminating...