Knights of the Pain Table

A Camelot for Sufferers of Chronic Pain

Suffering Writes Stories for Us

| July 31, 2007

Suffering writes stories for us.  We visit places we have never been.  We feel things we never felt.  We see people in different ways.  We show lines across our faces of memories we wish to forget. And these stories to others seem to be in another language and they do not understand. All of these […]

People are like Stained Glass Windows

| July 28, 2007

“People are like stained-glass windows.  They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” Elizabeth Kubler-Ross Those of us with a chronic illness will understand the truth in this quote.  In a lifetime it is expected […]

Cervical Disc Disease Relief with Disc Replacement

| July 28, 2007

Cervical Disc Disease, which involves the seven vertebrae in the neck, can be a very painful and immobilizing condition.  The symptoms of degenerative cervical disc disease include pain radiating down the arm and numbness, in addition to neck pain. Many people have difficulty sleeping.  Loyola University has been evaluating the Medtronic PRESTIGE ™Artificial Cervical Disc […]

No Pain Bringeth a Beautiful Day

| July 27, 2007

Me thinketh that the meaning of a beautiful day is very different for someone in chronic pain than someone who is blessed with no pain. Today the beaming sun is warm and a soft breeze caresses the trees.  No doubt, the sunshine and warm weather, is wonderful and allows one to do much more in […]

Paul Potts' Album Goes to Number One

| July 25, 2007

Paul Potts’ Album Goes Straight to Number 1  Paul Potts, the Minstrel we believe in and will follow anywhere, released his first album and it jumped to number one on the official UK album chart.  The album entitled ‘One Chance’ was released in the UK on the 16th of July and rocketed to the top […]

May it Be by Minstrel Enya

| July 24, 2007

May it Be   May it be an evening star Shines down upon you May it be when darkness falls Your heart will be true you walk a lonely road Oh! How far you are from home   Enya, one of the greatest minstrels listened to Merlin describe the long way,  and helped all the […]

The Way is Long

| July 24, 2007

The Way The way is long — let us go together The way is difficult — let us help each other The way is joyful — let us share it The way is ours alone — let us go in love The way grows before us — let us begin — Unknown origin  The Way […]