Category Archives: Pain Management

Living with Love Every Day

Originally posted on fixing jason:
I spent the last 2 hours reading various spinal cord injury posts. Websites, forums and medical journals provide so much information. I wanted to explain the small details of what happens when the spinal cord…

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Originally posted on thequadfiles:
Check this out!  The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation developed a website to count all the people living with paralysis and individuals who care about them.  Advocacy may influence policy but numbers are the agent of…

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Gloom, Despair and Agony

I believe there are two types of people in the world. There are good luck people and bad luck people. Good luck people walk around with an aura of bright colors surrounding them and a spring in their step. Visual … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, Disability, Dr. Liar, Employer and disability, Faith, Finding the joy, Pain, Pain Management, physical therapy, Self Discovery, Social Security Disability, Spinal Cord Injury, Surgery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Telephone Call

It’s all a bit overwhelming I must admit Being the one who is always sick The big decisions in my life Are when or if to go under the knife   I smile, joke, not let others know I keep … Continue reading

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The Men in My Life…Searching for Spinal Cord Injury Cure

I have a new man in my life. To be honest I haven’t met him, but I am following every move he makes. His name is Dr. Wise Young and he is a neuroscientist at Rutgers University in New Jersey. You … Continue reading

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Handling Disappointment

During this past week I have been spending time thinking about disappointment. True, honest disappointment…the gut wrenching kind that comes suddenly and without warning. The type that often leaves you with the feeling of sadness or displeasure that haunts, when … Continue reading

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Weighting to be Accepted and Feeling the Pain

I have an additional confession to make and this one is difficult. I am now a Type 2 Diabetic. Why is this challenging for me to admit? Another illness? Those reading may think I have so many medical problems what is … Continue reading

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Sharing Life’s Lessons

I believe that God sends people into our lives when we need them or when there is a message we are ready to hear or something that we need to be taught. The important thing is to stop and take … Continue reading

Posted in Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter, Dr. Liar, Heart Condition, Pain Management, Pain Medication, Self Discovery, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Surgery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Changing and Gaining Strength

I have learned it’s quite liberating when you politely demand things that you believe you deserve. In a previous post I wrote about my experience with the nurse practitioner at my pain management doctor’s office and how she treated me when … Continue reading

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It’s Sheer Madness…

I am mad and I am not going to take it anymore. Let me explain further. Earlier this week I had an appointment with my pain management doctor. This is the second pain management doctor whom I’ve seen since moving … Continue reading

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