I spent a wonderful 10 days in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan. My daughter had an apartment on a road called Jibek Jalu, which translates into Silk Road. This would have been one of many silk roads going between east & west and every morning my daughter would ask if I heard the camels going by in the night. I missed […]
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can I trust you to guide me run beside me can I trust you to stay on track allow no slack can I trust you to listen up not to duck can I trust you to stand your ground not let me down ©Meryl Spiegel 2012–All rights reserved–No reproduction without permission
Good night’s sleep, purple porch swing, coffee in my favorite mug. Cool breeze, Morning Glory blooming, half-mile walk, birds singing. Black-Eyed Susan at prime, lime-green Hydrangeas. Morning cereal covered with large, plump, sweet blueberries picked by hand by Ken & Janet at the Blueberry Farm. Affirming comments on my blog, interesting work awaits, supper with friends. Joy.
So often I hear that people go to doctors and the doctors don’t take their pain seriously. I also know that most doctors are afraid of prescribing narcotic pain medications for people who have fibromyalgia. As I have been looking for a new doctor, one that I went to said that he would be willing to work with me to keep symptoms controlled but he doesn’t prescribe narcotics for people with FM. Here is a link to an interesting article by a doctor who experienced chronic pain after a car accident. His experience with other doctors led him to change how he practiced medicine. http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/features/pain-doctor-chronic-pain-patient Related articles Is chronic pain in the brain? (blogs.abc.net.au) Doctors petition FDA to change labeling of painkillers (sacbee.com)
Two friends in St. Petersburg Russia discussing an “inside” secret. I can’t give it away but it has to do with the violinist of a string quartet who looks like Woody Allen and just walked by.