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  • 01:00

    How to make peace with sleep – even if you're dealing with chronic pain.

    in Health

    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.

  • 00:33

    Why does Mommy hurt? An interview with author Elizabeth Christy on chronic pain

    in Health

    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!

  • 00:03

    4 Reasons Chronic Pain Patients Should Own a Crock Pot

    in Health

    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/

  • 00:29

    Pain Matters with Ken McKim - Fibro and Men: The Double Standard

    in Caregiving

    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).


    Nick Lutes:


    https://www.facebook.com/HoldingYourSpoons
    https://www.facebook.com/FibroForUs 
    https://www.facebook.com/fibrotalkforeveryone


    Kim Magnus
    http://holdingyourspoons.blogspot.com/ 


    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!


     

  • 00:30

    Pain Matters with Ken McKim: Interstitial Cystitis Edition

    in Caregiving

    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:
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/icstrong/
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/IamStrongchronicpainandchronicillesssupportgroup/?ref=browser


    For an easy to understand educational video about Interstitial Cystitis, click on the link below:
    https://youtu.be/zP9WSKjXIaI


     


     


     


     

  • 01:04

    Cosmic Contacts with Pam/Heart Wall Removal

    in Spirituality

    Hello Everyone, tonight Pam Drinnon your host will be giving Heart Wall Removal readings, a simple and powerful method of finding and releasing Trapped Emotions, from tramatic events from the past. You have probably heard it said that time heals all wounds, you may think you have let go of all your emotional pain from prior relationships. It may seem that it's all behind you now but your body can literally be inhabited by the invisible energies of old emotions, that are keeping you from the love of your life, and having abundance in all areas of your life!


    A Heart Wall Removal is about clearing away the baggage, so that you can be who you really are inside.Trapped Emotions can keep you from living the vibrant healthy life you are meant to live.


     Pam can be contacted at 901-331-0841 or Anngelworks22@hotmail.com. web-site www.yourangelworks.com

  • 01:02

    Anxiety and Pain and Influences on Breathing

    in Health

    By the age of 70, the average adult will have taken 600 million breaths, and for most individuals, breathing is taken for granted. But acute or chronic pain, anxiety, and even depression, can cause a disruption in the normal physiological process. When psychological factors dominate over physiological processes, breathing rate may increase (hyperventilation), and a disordered pattern of breathing can become the norm. When altered breathing patterns become habit they can contribute to health problems, including anxiety, fatigue, and chronic pain, setting up a vicious cycle of health concerns.


    Christopher Gilbert, PhD, is a clinical psychologist currently associated with the Kaiser Permanente Chronic Pain Management Program, located in San Francisco, California. Dr. Gilbert has co-authored the book: Recognizing and Treating Breathing Disorders and published articles related to hyperventilation, anxiety and panic. He will discuss techniques which may be of benefit to patients, including: self-regulation of breathing and breathing re-training, and the use of bio-feedback.


    Listen to the program live on your computer or tablet, or by phone, call: (347) 838-9137. If you have a question for the guest, call in on the toll free number (888) 787-5265 and press 1 on your phone keypad. You can also email your confidential question/s to info@voiceaerobicsdvd.com or send  a tweet @voiceaerobics #anxiety #breathing                  

  • 00:08

    Cancer Journal 9: Managing the Pain - Or Not

    in Books

    I had a complete hysterectomy at the end of May.  I just could not believe the amount of pain I was in afterwards. 


    Listen below for more. 


    See also:  Cancer Journal 8:  A Healing Process. 


    Click here for more Cancer Journals. 


     

  • 00:23

    REMOVAL PROCEEDINGS (DEPORTATION)

    in Legal

    When an immigrant violates U.S. immigration laws, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) may initiate removal proceedings against the violator.


    The following individuals can be subject to removal/deportation: Any person who commits a serious crime in the United States, Aliens who overstay their visa, Any person who commits fraud and/or misrepresented themselves to gain an immigration benefit, An alien who works in the United States without authorization to do so, A student who falls out of status; never has or no longer attends school.


    The DHS is the umbrella agency for sub-agencies like ICE and USCIS.  DHS, ICE, USCIS and all other sub-agencies are collectively called the “government.”


    The Immigration Court (IC) was set up to settle two main issues:  First, it determines an alien’s admissibility.  Second, it determines an alien’s removability/deportability (only the government is allowed to initiate removal proceedings).  


    Marcus Jarvis, Attorney at Law & Author. Tel # 763 425 5447. 3621 85th Ave. N., Suite 201, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443 


    Book: A Simple Guide to the Immigration Laws of the United States: What you NEED to know is available as an eBook App in French, Spanis, Portuguese, Italian, German & English. www.Amazon.com. WWW.a-tbooks.com 

  • 00:06

    Quick Episode.

    in Entertainment

    Quick special just to talk a little about the goingingson with the african american community.

  • 03:16

    GYR - Dr. Pain/Paul Glass Memorial Show

    in Entertainment

    A year ago today, the Unstoppable Community lost a major part of it's family - Dr Pain. 


    Tonight, we will be remembering and celebrating the life of Dr Pain.


    He was a man of many talents, from nameplates, to promos, and in ring ability, Doc had it all but he held a special place in his heart for GMing. It was his desire to make his friends happy that drove him to put on some of the best shows inside of his company (U.A.W.F). Whether it was one of the weekly shows, or one of his Pay Per Views, Doc always delivered. 


    We will also be paying tribute to Evangeline Angel, Modest Mouse, and Yvonne the Vicious One tonight and celebrating their lives as well


    So join us tonight and share in the celebration of this legendary man! Callers will be welcomed and encouraged.


     

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