I got to meet my favorite cheerleader! Paula Abdul

I got to meet my favorite cheerleader! Paula Abdul
September 15, 2011 at 6:38pm
LA went great. I finally did it! I got to talk to Paula, I dont remember a word she said, but Ken said I did well. I remember saying, “You are my cheerleader of hope and possibility”. and she started talking and we had a conversation, and she hugged me, and we talked more and then got our picture together. I … Read the rest

 

Medicare cuts could endanger the most vulnerable, OPED by Barby Ingle, Scottsdale Republic (AZ Republic)

Medicare cuts could endanger the most vulnerable, OPED by Barby Ingle, Scottsdale Republic (AZ Republic)
August 19, 2011 at 12:11pm
Scottsdale Republic OpEd
It’s concerning to hear that the federal government is willing to sacrifice the well being of our nation’s most vulnerable populations in its quest to reduce the federal deficit.
Among the programs under siege is Medicare, a program relied upon by millions of patients, particularly seniors, low-income minority families, and people with disabilities, often with … Read the rest

 

New information to be released on Relieving Pain in America

New information to be released on Relieving Pain in America
June 28, 2011 at 2:31pm
New information to be released on Relieving Pain in America. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) will release its report on Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Treatment, and Research Thursday June 29, 2011. The Power of Pain Foundation will release statement afterwards on the effectiveness of the report findings.
It is reported that the new numbers being … Read the rest

 

Please do this experiment for me

Please do this experiment for me (POPF):
June 27, 2011 at 5:55pm
Please do this experiment for me (POPF): Take a wooden spoon handle or similar, stick it in your mouth, like a dog carries a bone. Bite down on it with your back teeth for 5 seconds. What do you feel? Describe any changes to your pain or reflex processes.

Then, take your thumbs and put them on your back molars (what ever ones … Read the rest

 

What Does Safety First Training Offer?

What Does Safety First Training Offer?
June 20, 2011 at 11:55am
From CPR, first aid and automated external defibrillator (AED) training to injury prevention courses, blood borne pathogens training and community disaster preparedness education, Safety First offers complete, flexible programs that help your company stay prepared for virtually any life-threatening situation. First Aid/CPR/AED training courses combine lecture, demonstrations and video with hands-on training in a ‘practice-while-you-watch’ format. And because of this you can be sure … Read the rest

 

COYOTES CHARITIES ANNOUNCES 2010-11 TICKET FUNDRAISING GRANT WINNERS

COYOTES CHARITIES ANNOUNCES 2010-11 TICKET FUNDRAISING GRANT WINNERS
May 18, 2011 at 1:06pm
COYOTES CHARITIES ANNOUNCES
2010-11 TICKET FUNDRAISING GRANT WINNERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, May 18, 2010

GLENDALE, ARIZONA — Phoenix Coyotes Chief Operating Officer Mike Nealy announced today the winners of the Coyotes Charities’ Ticket Fundraising Grants. Throughout the 2010-11 season, non-profit organizations were presented with an opportunity to sell tickets at a group rate to their volunteers and supporters. Arizona Hockey Clubs … Read the rest

 

New Hampshire Step Therapy (Fail First) has been amended, we need your help!

New Hampshire Step Therapy (Fail First) has been amended, we need your help!
April 26, 2011 at 12:11pm
New Hampshire Step Therapy (Fail First) has been amended, we need your help!.
by Dee Delezene Browers on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 11:58am

The NH step therapy bill, which has been amended, is still a step in the right direction for those suffering with pain and dealing with frustrations from access to prescribed medications. The bill, … Read the rest

 

Anti-autonomic nervous system antibodies in CRPS

Anti-autonomic nervous system antibodies in CRPS
April 15, 2011 at 9:43am
Article in Press
Pain® printed by IASP

Commentary / PAIN xxx (2011) xxx–xxx

Anti-autonomic nervous system antibodies in CRPS
There is a long history of discovery of autoantibodies in the peripheral nervous system, in disorders such as myasthenia gravis and in certain types of peripheral neuropathies. Autoantibodies are also recognized as pathogenic in disorders of the central nervous system, including encephalitis, neuromyelitis optica, seizures … Read the rest

 

One of my former cheerleaders is a hero in my eyes. God Bless Kazu Yamaguchi!

One of my former cheerleaders is a hero in my eyes. God Bless Kazu Yamaguchi!
February 22, 2011 at 10:56am
One of my former cheerleaders is a hero in my eyes. I read this story and it brought tears to my eyes. After I was in my accident and lost everything (job, marriage, health, company, house…) Kazu was one of the ony friends who steped up to help and support me. I was his coach, … Read the rest

 

Personal Updates from Dec. 21 to March 3rd

Updates from Dec. 21 to March 3rd
March 19, 2010 at 10:51am
I did not update everyone so well the last few months on my FB so here is some of my blog entries to fill you in in how great I am doing. So far I have completed my 7 day infusion and 3 boosters. My next one is in May!

Dec. 21, 09 update
I’m doing well still. On Thursday, last week, Ken … Read the rest