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Unread 04-25-2012, 08:49 AM   #911
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Just trying to help you beyond anger to the point you can deal with the present issues more calmly, then take righteous anger and focus it at the right time upon the parties from whom you might gain redress. Pesonally, I have found living in anger without limit inhibits my focus on things at hand.

You are not limited in experiencing your righteous anger.... not at all. However, taking it into a professional situation to discuss it with those who may help may limit your ability to convey what you may need to tell, for you will be overwhelmed in anger. In my practice, I have found counsel who acts with rage in the pit of their stomach loses control, while the counsel keeping herd on emotion and focusing in the strategy of the case achieves much and more. Thus, my calm, over decades has produced solution where if I allowed my rage, and believe you me, I have a storehouse of that available when necessary, rage unbridled would keep me from success for I would not carefully examine all options.

This is all, I am trying to help you place a halter on a horse [rage] so you can lead it and not allow it to lead you. Then focus on the problems and work them one at a time. Solutions will come.

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Unread 04-25-2012, 04:00 PM   #912
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You are right. I do agree that I need to control it. I am working on it believe me. today I went to new pain doc. talked to him too about anger. He did alot to calm me. I will trust this new pain doctor to see me through this re-building of the ankle. I liked him alot, and he made alot of sense to me. He knew just how to treat me, and did have empathy. he told me to focus on what must happen to restore my walking. Got my walker and wheelchair ordered. Have my records to look up all the proceedures. Yes they are in there. Before I left for the apointment time, I spent some minutes in real quiet with the picure of Jesus on my lap. No TV, No PC, no distraction, and asked for guidance. This is happening, with you and this doctor, and my friends here, I will get through it. I have more faith now that I met this new doctor. I just didn't like getting shuffled between two pain specilists. doesn't look good on your records, or with medicare, or at your pharmacy. signed a contract good for the duration of my surgery and post op. I am going to PCP tomorrow. He knows me the best, and I will tell him what is going on. He is a wonderful doctor and I am blessed to have him in my corner. thanks Mark, I am listening to you! ginnie
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Ginnie: Your talking about not getting around on the beach like you used to reminded me of something I saw a few days ago on the TV. Here's a link to a "beach chair" for disabled folks to be able to get into the ocean. The one I saw on TV had bigger wheels but was same concept. What a very neat idea!!

http://www.farnorthcoaster.com.au/ne...n-in-the-surf/
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Unread 04-25-2012, 05:29 PM   #914
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I sure do know what they are, those beach chairs. They do have them for rentals. I did investigate at one time, about the possible purchase of one. However they are out of my price range with medicare/medicaid. (I didn't have health insurance) I use to go down 5 or 6 times a day! I was an avid fossil hunter, and sheller. I found part of a mammoth tusk on the other side of this Island that I am on. I knew and loved each corner, and stretch of beach. This area was one in which my parents brought me to in my youth. It was where my mother wanted to retire. As so we did. Now I am going to try and walk again. Instead of walkers, and wheelchairs, I have a chance to be on my feet again. I am going to run with this chance. If I can do this just once more in my life, to shell and hunt, it would be a dream come true. It would be worth all surgery, all pain, to walk that beach again. thanks fionab, I know you care. ginnie
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Unread 04-27-2012, 01:44 AM   #915
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Leap forward in faith, take respite in JOY! I feel so blessed to have my Boston Scientific SCS working well even unto this day now over two years since I first came to this sweet place. Installed/implanted June 30, 2010, this wonder has enabled my return to the full time practice of law, a practice which has given me another opportunity to help others. Already, the company I joined a short six plus months ago has burst to double its size, and we feel and know the blessings of the Lord.

So thankful am I to be able to resume life thus employed,
to be of help to others, helping them find restoration in employment,
helping clients to know victory in trouble,
helping by teaching Sunday School about Heaven, when three years ago I could scarcely attend even a worship service due to pain,
Thank you dear Lord,
Thanx to docs who care,
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Unread 04-27-2012, 07:16 PM   #916
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My Wife safely in NC as preps for baby grandson underway. I will follow sometime soon, but first have a board of directors meeting tomorrow. Looking forward to that as the company I joined grows up.

Thank you for the kind thoughts [old folks] and prayers [diet] about what is going on here. Matter of fact, before the medical folks get back to me on what to do about gout, I have begun to watch diet, and have avoided beef and nightshade vegs. Lotsa water, but then I always drink a lot of that. Now, Ginnie, please re-read your post.... reflect on what you have written lately regarding anger, then please pray. OK?

This stuff which has become my unfolding history is but a set of facts put into motion one morning because I was trying to be safe in commuting for an air flight. I had not stopped for coffee because I thought it would cause me to feel rushed. One never knows. never knows.

Today as we got into the car to drive to the airport, it seems the harbinger of things to come in the right arm took another step.... pray about this if you will- The back of my right hand and wrist went Novacaine numb and has stayed that way since then. Kinda weird, that. Typing is agony. Words ready to flow, but the arm is not willing. Doc said multiple nerves were tied into this cascade of events. I thought there would be more time, but things are changing already.

Gotta stop for now,
Praying for you all, and feeling blessed,
God is great,
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Mark,

I am saddened at the latest developments that you are going thru. As I pondered these thoughts today......a thought occured to me (God driven, I believe) that I wanted to share with you.

Maybe, the legs, arm, etc. aren't working to expectations; but your ability to use your mind is the means that has enabled you to care for your family; especially your expertise in the field of legal assistance. This ability will always be a source of great joy to you with the knowledge you are able to provide for your family, as well as so many others. The pride in having played a big part of a company that continues to grow.

I smile at the knowledge.....Mark will be more than okay.....God is leading the way. You, follow !!!

ASAP for you,

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Unread 04-28-2012, 12:54 AM   #917
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Mark,

I am saddened at the latest developments that you are going thru. As I pondered these thoughts today......a thought occured to me (God driven, I believe) that I wanted to share with you.

Maybe, the legs, arm, etc. aren't working to expectations; but your ability to use your mind is the means that has enabled you to care for your family; especially your expertise in the field of legal assistance. This ability will always be a source of great joy to you with the knowledge you are able to provide for your family, as well as so many others. The pride in having played a big part of a company that continues to grow.

I smile at the knowledge.....Mark will be more than okay.....God is leading the way. You, follow !!!

ASAP for you,

(Gerry)
You, my friend in faith, are absolutely on top of this, an inspiration to others friends and neighbors alike in times of need. I do believe I sense you are living the Beatitudes Beatifically.
Blessings on you and your family,
ASAP every moment,
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Unread 04-30-2012, 04:58 PM   #918
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Doing better with anger. Between misdiagnosis, and what my family is doing, it is over the top at times. I went down to talk to these neighbors of mine about this too. They gave me a book called Jesus Calling, by Sarah Young. I have not been able to put it down. I read like a drowning person. I know you are to read it slow, but first time though I can't. Need the words too badly. I also spent the few dollars to put it on my nook, so I can return this to my good neighbors. This made my anger better. One thing it said to do is thank God for your problems. I had a hard time with that one, but I did that. I have been resting. Contacted my PCP, he does not like the surgeons recommendation and asked me to make appt. again. Too much at risk not to know what he is going to do. Also he will intervene for me to my pain specialist. All this time I was crippled, the last 8 years, now my MRI shows the truth. PCP is a blessing, and he is helping me. He knows my spirit, my emotional make up and the moral ways of medicine. I thank God for him for sure. All is better with this book. Get a copy if you can, really really good. Gerry, if you are around....this one you would love too!!!! ginnie
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Unread 05-05-2012, 01:31 PM   #919
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Heart 5 May Cinco de Mayo

Well, since we missed little Eva's birthday, could we hit a holiday? I don't think the baby is quite ready for his debut. We are chilling out here in airconditioned comfort near Fort Bragg waiting for grandbaby. I hope he comes before end of next week, since Grandpa will have to fly home ........

So what to report on.... what to say..... OK, here we go; Life is a blessing, I believe the meds prescribed for the gout are beginning to take effect a little at a time, and the heat of my feet feels less today, while the horrible pain of my right arm is abating as well. God is good. Flying was not too bad, as my Boston Scientific SCS is still running like a charm controlling the pain for which it is programmed. I so appreciate having the item and having been allowed to program it myself. THAT and my trusty seat cushion is the ONLY way to fly, just ask Jenna [she is not around too much as she is busy living life again with her family in Ireland].

Doc says he is going to get the article published in an international back surgeon rag so the word on patient programming can be proclaimed around the world; even so, I am still plumbing for the angel VC capital for Inspri X, the latest invention I have to bring to market. When it flies, and it will [thank you God], Boston Sci shareholders will receive a tender offer because we MUST provide a place where true help for sufferers may be obtained. Dead serious here. With God at the head, it cannot fail.

So, just add your prayers all will come together. Many whom I have given presentations on the Inspri X concept are taking it to people they know to plow the fields for interest. It will go.

Praying for a world in pain,
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Unread 05-27-2012, 08:24 AM   #920
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My miraculous SCS courtesy of insurance, Boston Scientific, and wondrous physicians and nurses has fully continuted to meet expectations. Self programmed, it is not had any tweak, as such is unneeded. I have had no complaints regarding my SCS. Even many airflights later visiting our Army sone around the country we celebrate through heroes who brought it into being and preserve it this Memorial Day, I have had excellent results through security, through flight, and was glad to do flight to see our newly born grandson [a healthy little guy].

I praise God this technology exists and I was privileged to receive it. Physicians will sometime soon read of my thoughts in an international medical journal as my pain specialist is pushing the article I wrote about allowing the patient drive during the programming process [meaning allow the patient to program the unit], for we who suffer ARE the folks who know our own pain. Doc supports me in the prospect of gaining traction for patient involvement in programming as my result has been so stellar.

Praise God and all who have brought this method of pain management to us,
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