Now the waiting…

I now wait for 2 to 4, even 6 weeks to see if this Radiofrequency of my neck produces a reduction of pain–do I receive pain relief from this procedure in which dozens of hollow needles were shoved into the cervical facet joints, and nerves bombarded, and perhaps needlessly to relieve 4-7 levels pain. It has worked in the past up to nine months. This is not a science but an art in which Dr. Lockwood practices these needles into my cervical spine. Anyone interested in this drastic procedure should call Aver Mc Kinnon Hospital, Plaza 2 Interventional Pain Clinic, and seek an appointment.

Check the pamphlet on Radio Frequency of Ankylosing Spondylitis, or severe neck, and back pain!

Published by elgwyn

I was a University and community college instructor before retiring. I also worked in fast food restaurants, and retail stores. I am an ordinary man writing for because I want to write and because my education prepared me to write; BA English lit, MA English, EdS higher education, and MFA creative writing, free verse poetry and essays. Blogs are an answer to high-priced self-publishing. Walt Whitman had to self-publish his first 1000 copies of the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass because in 1855 poetry did not sell. Most poets make a living in other ways than writing. Wallace Stevens was an insurance executive, and TS Eliot was a banker. Many writers teach, and always there have been writers who have written because they needed to express their thoughts and feelings. They wrote not necessarily to make money but to express "the old universal truths of the human heart" according to Faulkner. Here I reach a wider audience I missed than by self-publishing, and I stand a better chance to reach a wider audience for less expense than self-publishing. I self-published my first books, Winter from Spring, and Meditations on Gratitude; poetry and photo books which were easier to self-publish than to seek a not to seek a publisher company. This blog allows me to write for an interested audience because I write poetry and personal essays. I write for a friendly audience and present to you a slice of my writing. Perhaps you will enjoy what you read.

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