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My guest this week is Kimmy Simonsen, who will speak about her personal experiences with one of the most painful health conditions around. She will also talk about her advocacy work with the RSD/CRPS Angels project and the JGF Organization.
Be sure to call into the show with your questions for me or Kimmy. The number is (347) 945-7387. See everyone tomorrow!
You can contact Kimmy via her Facebook page for RSD/CRPS Angels here:
For an easy to understand educational video on CRPS, visit my Don't Punish Pain YouTube Channel:
Dr. May Caprio and Linda Cundiff will unlock some mysteries and myths around sleep. How can we get better sleep, even if we're living with chronic pain? We'll find out the answers to these questions and more on June 3, 2015 at 3pm.
True or False?
1. The more sleep I get, the healthier I'll be.
2. Waking up at night means that I'll be tired the next day.
3. Snoring is common and totally harmless.
4. It's important to always keep track of how much I sleep.
5. Pain increases the amount of time in Stage 1 light sleep.
Dr. May Caprio is a registrant of the College of Psychologists of British Columbia providing psychological services for the Pain Program at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria as a member of the interdisciplinary team. She has practiced in the area of pain management, neuropsychology and brain injury. She has been a consultant in private industry, providing psychological assessments, individual psychotherapy and marriage counselling, and has given presentations on sleep, memory enhancement, stress management, and optimal performance.
Linda Cundiff is an Occupational therapist and co-leader in the sleep and pain program working with the RJH Pain Program. She has been an occupational therapist since 1982. It is a privilege to work in a field that is practical, holistic and client focused. Linda has worked with Royal Jubilee Pain Program since its inception 8 years ago and has developed and integrated many programs that clients request, and sleep is definitely one of those. Linda is currently working on the PainBC pain champion program for occupational therapists in the province.
Debbie's believes that we can all make a difference in our communities and ultimately the world, if we were to share our journey's and our experiences with each other. Debbie's greatest desire is to inspire others to overcome life issues and fulfill their dreams and purpose. Join Debbie for inspirational talks every Tuesday at 8:30 pm GMT.
We were last looking at pain, this is a three part series looking at Pain, Process and Purpose. I have dealt with pain and process, Tonight is the final part. I will be talking about purpose. Do you know what your purpose is or have you lost all sight of what you should be doing?
Join me to get a clearer understanding about how to go through pain and process to live a more purposeful in life.
Elizabeth M. Christy lives in Northern Virginia with her husband James, son Jimmy (5), and daughter Lucy (newborn). She is the best-selling author of the children’s book "Why Does Mommy Hurt? Helping Children Cope with having a Caregiver with Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, or Autoimmune Disease," and blogs on parentswithpain.com and potomacfallsmama.blogspot.ca. Additionally, she works as a Systems Integrator for TASC. In addition to basic survival, Elizabeth enjoys writing, sewing (especially in straight lines!), and reading good memoirs.
“Why Does Mommy Hurt?” is a great resource to talk to children about chronic pain and illness. On this episode, we'll discuss the guilt and shame many parents suffering from chronic pain feel about their parenting. The fact is that parents with chronic pain or illness can be just as awesome as “normal” parents when it comes to raising kids, and if you love your kids, that’s all that matters. We may not be able to walk a mile to the playground, cook a 7-course organic meal from scratch, or volunteer on a field trip to the amusement park, but that’s not what really matters. If you love your kids, you will find your own way, and your kids will know it. Also, many parents in this situation feel very alone, especially when first diagnosed. There are millions of families out there in the same situation, you are not alone, and you have support out there waiting for you!
The last thing you want to think about at the end of a long day is what you’ll be making for dinner, and your family doesn’t need another meal from a bag or a box.
In this episode, you will learn 4 ways a crockpot can be your very best friend.
For more, check out - https://paindoctor.com/every-chronic-pain-patient-crockpot/
This week we talk about the challenges faced by anyone who is male and suffering with Fibromyalgia. My special guests this week are Nick Lutes and his girlfriend Kimberly Magnus. We'll delve into the challenges Nick has faced, and the obstacles Kim has had to overcome in choosing to be in a relationship with someone who is chronically ill.
Nick and Kimberly are dedicated advocates for people with Fibromyalgia. Be sure to visit their pages (listed below).
Be sure to follow them on Twitter as well: @NickFFU and @KimFFU.
Please join us this Saturday, June 13th at 12PM Pacific for an enlightening half-hour show.
Call into the show at (347) 945-7387 to talk to me or my guests!
Today's Topic: "The Pain In Your Life, You Let Exists! " 1Peter 4:8
Above all things, have intense love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.
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When a divorce begins, many think that these cases should settle quickly and efficiently. Is it reasonable to expect that parties will be able to reach a quick settlement when emotions are high and the inability of parties to agree is often the cause of a divorce?
This episode is based on an article on Family Law Headquarters titled: Is expecting divorcing parties to settle quickly reasonable?
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Join me LIVE this Saturday, June 27th at 12 PM Pacific / 2 PM Central with my guest Mary Hiebel.
Mary is very active in her advocacy efforts for all those who suffer with the very painful condition known as Interstitial Cystitis, and she'll share her story and her hopes for the future with us.
Be sure to call in to the show and ask Mary your questions: The call-in number is (347) 945-7387.
You can find Mary on Facebook at the following pages:
For an easy to understand educational video about Interstitial Cystitis, click on the link below:
They fondly refer to her as “The Queen of Pain” Amelia Boone, 2 time World’s Toughest Mudder Champion, 2013 Spartan World Champion and current OCR elite point leader for 2015. Amelia is respected as the fiercest female competitor in OCR today and we have her on to discuss the championship season. An attorney by trade, holding a professional career on top of a heavy racing schedule, Amelia competed in 14 events in 2014 having won 8 and placed 2nd for the balance, she is a freak of nature and a very interesting ambassador to the sport. Listen as Amelia share some training tips, trail running and her favorites leading into the Spartan, OCR and Worlds Toughest Mudder Championships this fall.