12792Re: [Meditation Society of America] new to group
- Mar 7, 2004Hi Harry,Welcome----- Original Message -----From: "harry" <effne@...>Sent: Sunday, March 07, 2004 04:43 PMSubject: [Meditation Society of America] new to group> Hi All
>live in the UK (someone has to!)
> My name is Harry and ILOL.We all have our crosses to bear, don't we?I've often
> thought about meditationbut never bothered learn nore. Now I'm
> sorry to say I have anulteia motive for being here.
>CRPS (complex regional pain
> My wife has a condition known as
> syndrome), its been likened to putting yourhand in boiling water
> and never being able to take it out, in hercase it is in her leg.
> Drugs dont help much, she is on the strongestpossible and she says
> it only takes the edge off.Is it constant, or durational?Physical pain, if all the usual ailments have been checked and eliminated, does have it's linkage to the psyche.Actually in the deepest sense, a physical ailment is a psycho-somatic equation at play.Treating the sympton, without delving into the core, is like "Band-Aid"-ings.
> We asked at the pain clinic about meditation and he said 'itcant
> hurt' smilling, but he did not say where or how to learn.Well, you are in the right place.Bob, the List-owner, is the man you must hound.I am sure he will have just the thing for your wife.
>Thanks for letting us join.
> Well thats us and why we are here.
>How's Teflon Tony doing these days?
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