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Tomorrow Feels Like Today

In Communication, Griot, Movies, Networking, News, Science, Self Improvement on May 16, 2018 at 5:05 am
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The reel view.

It’s going to be a restful day for me, tomorrow.
I’ve got 60% of my homework done; no weekend-sorrow.

Tomorrow feels like it may be a winner.
I know because I call the shots and I’m no beginner.

Today feels a lot like the future; I’m calling the shots right now.
My pen is my mule; a field of creative concepts, is what I plow.

I write. I love to listen and participate in thinking outside of the box.
I’m in school for Digital Cinematography and I’m reminded of how much writers rock!

I’ve just watched an hour-long pre-recorded event and six short-films; I have a couple of analysis’ to produce.
The professor said 200-words for 1 and no less than 500 for the other. Thank God I’ve got the juice!

My grade school teachers used to remark, “If you use all of your words in one day, tomorrow the young misses will have nothing to say.”
Tomorrow Feels Like yesterday. I enjoyed exercising the gift-of-gab and still, I’ve much more to say.

Tis’ the proof of such skill in the griot-wield that spills out and over onto you.
Though only after I’ve contributed to my personal journal; logged volumes of truths.

I’m doing all of this, for tomorrow – mainly because I am truly enjoying today.
I’m Qui
Free about the gift-of-gab in me. Thank ye, for stopping by to read my say.

All the world’s a stage…
Enjoy your cues today.

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Green Means

In Communication, Griot, News, Science, Self Improvement on April 20, 2018 at 10:15 am

butter-lettuce.jpegIt’s almost 10:30 am,  H A P P Y 420 o’ WordPress kin.
Monday through Thursday did its thing, indeed and now it’s Friday again.

The day is dealt a 420 spin and Green is in the air.
Foliage costs money and foliage will burn in spare.

That Means today in Arizona folks will be happy in the streets.
There’ll be smiles and a “Hey child!” from most folks that I’ll meet.

Good people.
Incense fills their steeples.

What about you on this Friday? What have you got on the itinerary?
I’m going to take care of my health, spend a little wealth
and snack-out on chocolate & fruit but no dairy.

I just can’t swallow it.
I’m lactose intolerant.

Anywho, Green Means GO!
As it pertains to cash: Greens is overflow.

As it pertains to 420: Green means plenty
of concentrate and 3-tier smoke.

I’m Qui
Happy 420 to thee.
I’ll be yielding to meaningful research, yo.

Eh yo! How’s your ENERGETIC FLOW

In Communication, fitness, Griot, News, Science, Self Improvement, weightloss on September 6, 2017 at 4:30 am

 

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It’s that time again, just before the Arizona sun rises
that I produce for you a topic or two in griot vises.

Let me frame the scenes and set them in place
before laying them out onto this digital space.

I could hammer out a myriad of thoughts and a myriad of views
from all that is good in life to the anxious whoa’s & dangerous lows of world news.

Where shall I start? I’d much prefer to talk about you.
What’s good with you today? Do tell, what you’re up to?

What’s on your agenda? How do you chart the day to go?
In all of your doing and career pursuing don’t forget your flow.

As it pertains to your energy. Please acknowledge when you need to pause or rest.
You can not perform at peak when forgoing eat and sleep; this will not yield you your best.

jumping-jacks.gifToday is a good day to hump onto an opportunity that’s been staring you in the eyes,
it’s easy it’s free and it will bode well for thee – get back to EXERCISE!

Eh, yo! How’s your ENERGETIC FLOW?
If you need a tune up – others may already know. 🙂

Did you rise early today? Did you meditate?
Did you stretch and talk to your body in relate?

I did...
and I thought about you, kid.

At present I am up sipping jo and preparing myself to go out.
The sun is on the rise, I’ve got sunny-anticipations in my eyes
I’ve got to explore what this feeling is about.

What about you? If you see me in transit don’t hesitate to lightly nudge me.
I want to bid you Namaste, hear about your day
and of course encourage you to hug me.

I’m blazing and on fire with happiness and hope today,
I’m Qui
ISO the energy: Qi  as well as peeping your flow today.
‘Looking good. Hey-ey.

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Ignore the cute dance.

Always yield your best energy.
There is no substitute synergy.
So put the candy down!
[Talking to self] 

 

Mondays Reign

In Comedy, Griot, Movies, Networking, News, Science, Self Improvement on July 24, 2017 at 6:51 am
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Good morning baby. What’s up?
Did you spend your weekend in the cut?

Did you rise early after bedding late?
Is your SUPER HERO m.o. – always in the office before 8?

I dig your style dear child and today I am working from home.
Things will be semi-different because I usually work alone,

but not today.
Todays desk project calls for absolute SLAY!!

And I’m all in.
IN so deep, I brought a friend.

Two heads are better than one
and Monday Mornings were made for fun!

I’m excited and I’m on it. You wouldn’t shut down at desert would ya?
No! I’m just glad to be in this seat and not that of Jared Kushner.

My sinus’ are quite flared. Arizona’s rain storms are duly moistened the agricultural gardens.
Mother Nature came in strong, but she wasn’t wrong – therefore she needs no general pardons.

Today we’ll be script writing, re-writing and think tanking.
I woke up early to get with it — to God I am thanking.

It’s good to be alive and able to craft my own vibe on this fun day.
Kinfolk, it ain’t no joke, I get real excited about the new of Mondays.

What about the weekend? What did you get into?
I went to see GIRLS TRIP and bonded with the audience group.

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we were sweating profusely in REGAL THEATERS in Gilbert, AZ

We saw the film in Gilbert, AZ at REGAL, a movie theater with sweet recliners.
But the A/C was not live in theater 5. Our viewing experience could have been finer.

The facility itself was cold as ice, the lobby, the loo and theater 4.
I know because I took a bathroom break and dipped into 4 to “feel” the score.

It was cool. Real cool. The way I like to be pampered
so I sent my date to the front to inform the manager.

He did, as did several other patrons in the place.
But the air struggled to come through and cool off the space.

Now keep in mind they ask you for an additional fee upfront for their elite accommodations.
I always pay with pleasure. I dig the supply and demand relations

but I couldn’t relate to the hellish fate we endured
however the film was EXCELLENT and proved to be the cure

that kept us all silent and sitting in place.
GIRLS TRIP was off the hook; the audience was multi race.

We sat side by side, we smiled and we laughed.
We watched few step out — the heat was pretty bad.

Of those that stepped out most reported the 411
though it appeared management was rooting for our experience to be undone.

They smirked and tended not to our requests to have the A/C come on,
still kinfolk, you’ve gotta know GIRLS TRIP was the BOMBS!!!!

Have you seen it? If you have not
this is a date night that you’ve got to cop!

Especially if you’re wondering what’s up on my many girl trips.
Let the curious peep this to comprehend what I’m working with.

Good times are definitely being had
and even in the heat — we put off mad.

Though immediately upon the credits roll
the heat that we suppressed came due and on swoll.

We all started to exit, immediately with no words.
I, in my fedora, headed up the march – I was first.

Actually, I did not know
that in the same direction we were all about to go.

I just knew, in good customer communicative fashion
that I was duly on my way to the front to speak to the manager.

The Regal Theater manager on duty Friday afternoon was a no forgetter
his appearance drab, a young lad, his name was Troy Hegstetler.

He came from his box into the lobby seeing only myself and a few other women at first —
thought he’d give us a hard time about our concerns. He was all smirk.

But then as the remainder of the theater showed up to back us in the thicket
Troy asked me, ‘What do you want?’ I said we’ll all take courtesy tickets.

I asked Troy what happened to the AC in theater 5?
He laughed, shrugged and gave me “the business jive.”

I then called my Mom in Texas to inform her
and she said something similar happen to her

when she and her girlfriends went to see it.
They brought blankets for the cold AC, but never reaped it.

She thought that was strange but thought it was just a fluke,
and “Who cared anyway,” Mom said, “GIRLS TRIP is a hoot!”

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Woooo! I absolutely do agree.
But she’d have got a pair of replacement tickets had she come with me. lol! 🙂

Ooo wee, kinfolk. It was a good weekend and good morning to you again,
I’m Qui
sippin’ on this jo and it’s still raining yo — at this beautiful days begin.

Let’s Talk

In Comedy, Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Politics, Science on April 23, 2017 at 3:50 pm

talk.gifThe weekend has been nigh and the hours have been great
for the most part, I’ve maintained a smile on my face.

Life is a race but I don’t think it’s about being swift,
more than about what you do, what you’re into and who you do it with.

You know?
Today Let’s Talk and exchange the blunt info.

Like, what’s going on in your life? Are you making positive strides?
Is your health, diet and fitness, shaking out to be alright?

Do you have a plight that you would love to voice?
Never settle for anything – you deserve a choice.

Especially within intelligent legislation as it pertains to health care… just an off the cuff mention.
I’m not down with the “repeal and replace,” as much as I’d like to talk about a SINGLE PAYER system.

Our health is in need of care and is nothing at which to squawk,
So yeah, today I’m feeling intimate, give me a minute and Let’s Talk.

Today I was up early, but much too early to rise,
I waited for the sun to break through the clear AZ skies.

Once it broke, I pulled it together and hit the road
a day of leisure will be my unfold.

I have writes to create and film editing — what a fun day.
The remainder of my desks chambers will have to wait until Monday.

Right now, I’m more interested in you, the weather and the GOOD that you’re farming.
I also wanted to know what are your thoughts on Global Warming?

I want to make sure that you’re still focused on tomorrow and constructively making lays.
I want to make sure you secure your future — stack chips for tomorrow (plan not to borrow) today.

These are notes that I have for myself on sticky notes and always on mind.
Let’s Talk, compare notes, look at our interests and plan our votes —
I’m curious to learn your finds.

When I decided to chat it up today I was duly thinking of Joan Rivers’ historical indention,
She used to do a CAN WE TALK routine that surely helped me to title THIS rendition.

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Let’s Talk about being bold, being fierce, being raw…
Let’s Talk about congress, bills and laws.

What do WE really want, y’all?
Our country is looking funky to the rest of the world, y’all.

We could talk about how we got here and how we can reverse what we’ve put into action.
I think it’s time we take these discussions seriously. Child, serious talk is in fashion.

Clothe yourself with knowledge and learn what the heck is going on.
The PROTESTS in the streets are thoughtfully planned to go long.

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Washington Post – Earth Day 2017

Let’s Talk about your interests and where you stand on the EPA.
Let’s Talk about how bills have been signed to roll EARTH HELP protections away.

A few days ago was EARTH DAY and so many held signs, shoulder to shoulder in the streets
Across the world, there was man, woman, boy and girl, bearing weather – be it cold or heat

To make a point:
420 weekend was less about smoking a joint

and more about coming together across the worlds lands and seas
to say Earth deserves to be loved. A demand shown by WE.

Let’s Talk about what we mean more often, we deserve to be heard,
I’m Qui
Open to hearing your point of view. Communication rules the nation. WORD.

So what’s on your mind?
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HEMP HUMPERS

In Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Science on February 28, 2017 at 6:52 am

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We’ve made it to mid-week and my feet are like Thumpers…
So here’s a big hello and high to all of the HEMP HUMPERS.

Good morning and how are you doing? I’m elevated indeed.
Though the weekend is coming and tourists will be humming…
In Vegas – it’s all about oui.

Last November Nevada voted to legalize MMJ use
And now The CANNABIS CUP is rolling through in debut.

While the event is a few days away
You and I should be quick to Hump onto today

And ride her like the Thoroughbred that she is.
You’ll be her Mr. — I’ll be her Ms. 

Let’s get out there and make Wednesday our whiz!
For therein is all kinds of opportunistic begins.

I’m feeling pretty happy today. With excitement I’m doing the bounce & the bump.
I’m Qui
Good morning baby. It’s mid week, you & me and this fantastic hump.

Let’s BLAZE it!

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DOPE, Doctor, Fall

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking, Science, Self Improvement, weightloss on December 12, 2016 at 9:45 am

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Got a question for the Doc? Tweet @RealDoctorMike…

The last few days have been filled with many lines
of reading material. #KnowledgeBinge time.

So I’m reading and jotting and flipping pages to and fro
when I come-up on an interesting feed of a read by DOPE.

Montel Williams is the subject of which they wrote,
he had quite a bit to say and in my recall, I quote:

“I am a big research nut – so when I first started using cannabis, I read everything I could about it – the medical effects, the science and the legal landscape. Back then, you had cancer patients being wheeled out of their homes by the police for using Cannabis. Having experience its medicinal effects firsthand, I decided that law enforcement has no business interfering between doctors and their patients; and it became my mission to stand up for patients.”

That was Montel’s answer to
the letter Q:  Is there a moment you can point to when you knew you didn’t want to be just a medical marijuana patient anymore?montel-williams-cannabis-advocate

He had much to say… and the magazine that interviewed & wrote
is an awesome and enlightening winter publication produced by the people at DOPE.

The story is out this month and Montel Williams is on the cover,
here’s another excerpt from the interview, of which I am a lover:

the letter Q: What do you see as your biggest challenge in 2017?

MONTEL: The single biggest challenge is always making this movement appeal to folks in the states that aren’t online yet, most of which are conservatives and don’t have a lot of frame of reference on this issue.

Ain’t that the truth brother! I feel your pains,
My fathers PROSTATE CANCER diagnosis is driving us insane.

The inflammation of his internal organs are tired and swell;
my father is in need of medical marijuana as well.

But in the state of Texas no medical law is on the books.
My Dad did a little MMJ research, but his docs won’t consider ‘a look.’

No Law allowing it? Then no research will come to the table
that takes those with great disabilities and renders a feel of “able.”

Montel Williams is not alone in his research, I am strain scouting to find a score.
My dad’s life is on the line with this PROSTATE CANCER at STAGE 4.

Who care’s about what “conservatives say, when death is knocking at your door?
Montel and I used to…. but I reckon we don’t care anymore.
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While reading WOMAN’S WORLD  I happened upon a cool article in play —
titled, “HELP! My DOCTOR told me I have to lose weight!”

This perioyoung-woman-holding-a-scaledical find was on page 44
an “Ask America’s Ultimate Experts” — score.

I bit the title and I read it through,
it seemed pretty practical, so I’m sharing it with you.

I prefer to type excerpts and let you click on links to read more,
But WOMAN’S WORLD isn’t about that “FREE ONLINE” access ‘plore.
So once again, I am typing more….. [and I quote]

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“But how? Our medical and nutritional experts reveal easy
strategies that’ll help you shed pounds and become healthier,
stronger and more confident than ever.

1. GET STARTED!
Pick up a pen!
“Just because the doctor said so isn’t enough to keep you motivated,” notes weight-loss expert Michael Dansinger, M.D. “So write down a list of all the reasons– logical and emotional– to lose weight. If you have high cholesterol, for example, a logical reason to lose weight might be because you don’t want to take a pill. That’s important, but probably not as powerful as your emotional reasons like maybe there’s a favorite dress you want to wear again. Once you write out all of your reasons it’ll be easier to take the first step.” Also, make a list of reasons not to lose weight, urges nutritionist Jill Weisenberger. “One might be, ‘My kids love Friday pizza night, and I’m afraid I won’t be able to share that with them.’ Then find solutions for your ‘not’ list–for example, why not keep pizza night but supplement it with a big salad? We’re always going to have reasons not to lose weight– anticipating them helps us surmount them!”

Set Goals!
“People who set out to lose weight for a specific event — like a wedding — are not nearly as successful over the long-term as those who focus on health benefits,” Weisenberger notes. “You’re not in control of how fast you’ll lose weight, but you are 100% in charge of your behavior. So instead of setting an overly strict goal– like losing three and a half pounds by X date– focus on what you can control: Can you pack a healthy lunch? Can you eat three servings of veggies? Focus on the behavior and weight loss will follow.

Show Off Your Log!
Sure, a food journal makes eating healthy foods easier, but did you know that simply “showing off” your log doubles your odds of success? “R e s e a r c h shows that people tend to stop journaling after a few weeks unless someone else is looking at the log,” reveals Dr. Dansinger. “Showing your log to someone whose opinion matters to you once a week makes a world of difference.” One way to find your “audience”: The free MyFitnessPal.com and LoseIt.com apps makke it easy to share your log with friends or community members.

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2. Make Lasting Changes!
Add rather than subtract!
One of the biggest mistakes dieters often make when their doctor tells them to lose weight? They focus just on what to cut out of their diet rather than what they should add,” says Weisenberger. “For example, if they need to lose weight to help control high blood pressure, they’ll cut back on sodium but forget about adding something like beans, which are low in sodium and super healthy. If, for example you have Type 2 diabetes and decide to cut out carbs entirely, you’ll be missing out on things like quinoa, a food people with diabetes need to help protect their heart.

Spice It Up!
Spices help you slim down over the long-term by making your food more satisfying so you’ll effortlessly eat less, promises womens health expert Pamela Peeke, M.D. “I love spicing things up to help kill cravings,” she says. “Ginhger, for example has thermogenic properties that help boost metabolism, while black pepper is also a nice thing to add to foods because it helps curb fat storage. Cinnamon is another great weight-loss spice because it regulates blood sugar– sprinkle it on my morning oatmeal. It’s easy gto add delicious spices that’ll help you feel fuller longer

—Kristina Mastrocola

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FALL is not far behind us and Christmas is directly at hand
if you’re a bit of a fashionista, perhaps shopping: SALE is your brand.

Good deal, I know the feel, I am a mundane attitude and clothing bouncer!
I often find myself with the CupCakeChique – at an H&M checkout counter.

You don’t have to be about #HighDollarLables to state your fashion truths,
The CupCakeChique, ShivaShane and Deidra are #NoLabelStandOUTS too:

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The CupCakeChique shows off a sweet ensemble from H&M and Goodwill

In the piece to the left CupCakeChique is wearing a nautical lined tunic dress.
She’s layered it with a Perry Ellis jacket purchased at Goodwill in the Southwest.

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Deidra blocks the stairwell with her style while the CupCakeChiques blocks the door with Lemonade and Stripes…

You don’t have to spend a fortune to look your best.
Give us more of YOU and label-LESS!

I’m a real easy going gal, I don’t make a lot of shopping fuss
I don’t require a lot of labels but LINGERIE is a must!

And when it comes to men that are to catch my eye,
I prefer he with style — that did not try.

Just throw it on, anything out of your unique collection.
Looking chill and got it from Goodwill — thanks for the ressurection!

Fall is in its last throws and its seasonal fashion still plagues the globe.
Global warming’s progressive “UH-OH!” gives a broad pass to be #FLY, yo!

Just wake, unflake and dress the best incredible you,
I’m Qui
I Fall for style and what feels good. I fall for YOU.

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The CupCakeChique in polka dots continues to do her thang’ – while mane and neutral colors style high in the ranks with ShivaShane.

The Write Right: A domestic slight

In Communication, Griot, News, Science on June 20, 2016 at 5:02 am

female-silhouetteThe Write Right — Langston Hughes had it. I have it. We all have the right
to communicate via song or say, by voice, text or write.

Please say what you feel inside, because I always do.
If a situation needs too much stroking – I call that a screw. 😀

Oooo! Don’t even get me started, after all I do have “The Write.”
I like to do mine when most are asleep. I own the dark of the night.

When you decide to ‘lay you down to sleep,’
and your unfaithful partner is contemplating a “creep,”

I’m the one with the iphone in voice record mode, the light in the window.
Stories of late night creeping tweak my scripted flow.

No. I don’t know where the male neighbor is ‘off to’ or where he ever goes,
though it is good food for my literary soul to see nocturnal activity – like so.

As he crept into the night, my mind yielded to the characters in my script and they started talking
they said, “if his wife gets up and cuts on the light — evidence will be on display and squawking.

Carried away in mind, the Mrs. may glance out of the front door to see what’s going on,
that’s when she’ll peep my silhouette in the window across the street — with the light on.

Ding dong! Looking at me. My light’ll go off, but I’m rarely s’ked.
I just don’t need her piping up. She should go back to bed.

That man ain’t no mono-homebody. He likes to keep it plural.
The city is a nice place to play. Her man was raised in the country rural.

Me? I was raised in the Dallas/Fort Worth
in stitched boots, a wide brim and a nifty little skirt.

I’m up early and my night hours run late.
I stay awake to keep watch of my plate.

My plate is my life, my journey, my purpose and what I am doing here.
The Mrs. will fancy coming over tomorrow to verse, but I will not be here.
freak-creepingI am a writer, a recorder of history. Invoked by realism I jot it down,
add in a little provocative mystique and we’ve got a concept script in the round.

Who’s sneaking out to see who, and go where? My neighbor is on point 3-days a week.
However, between the hours of 8am-3pm, the handyman works “the domestic recon creep.”

The Mrs. across the street finds the handyman to be a treat.
He doesn’t mind the work; he doesn’t mind the heat.

Once I asked her if her A/C or something was on the blink,
she said no, but there are “pipe issues” with her sink.

flirty-plumberShe said the handyman is good with her pipes.
She said his mannerism is one that she likes.

She said he doesn’t charge her for all services all of the time.
She said if I wanted him to stop by my home, that would be fine.

I replied, “Mine? Oh honey, never mind, my pipes are fine,” 
— besides the help that he’s giving her can be seen by the blind.”

She laughed – me too and then she said, “What’s the name of your site?
And do you enjoy spending your time upstairs writing all night?

I told her, “I do,” and that “the night hours are best.”
I told her “more pops-off in the wee hours of night while the majority of folks are at rest.”

She smiled and began to walk back across the street, looking over her shoulder in great delight,
she said, “you do what you and I’ll do what I do.” I agreed, and then produced this write.

She has the right to continue to do whatever she is doing,
and he has the right to continue creep-creeping and night screwing,

and I have the right to be vocal and record on my  iphone…
I love the night life, I am so rarely alone.

And so with The Write Right, I do believe this to be true,
I’m Qui
and if I didn’t stay up to jot it down, who’d ever find the time to write about you?

Keep doing what you do.
If it’s “on the low” – I guarantee someone is watching you.

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TMJ = Teeth Mouth Jive

In Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Science, Self Improvement on June 10, 2016 at 6:34 am

tmj-teeth-mouth-jiveScientifically if you grind and clench your teeth unconciously as a way of relieving stress then you may be suffering the effects of TMJ. Symptoms include sore jaw bone area, headaches/migraines, ear aches, over developed trapezius muscles as well as taut neck and back muscles. The symptoms list goes on and on, but these are a few of the immediate symptoms that I’ve been experiencing. It seems I’ve been Teeth Mouth Jiving for a while now, so my tight muscles have extended to my mid and lower back.

I live in Phoenix in a valley that is surrounded by beautiful mountains. When traveling within the state, depending on the elevation of the route my head can feel like it’s in a vice grip. It was unbelievable. This new level of pain is new to me, so last week I laughed off the unusual feeling, though today I am told by medical professions this head squeezing will likely intensify in years to come if I don’t correct the issue. It’s time to get serious. I have got to stop Jiving around with my Teeth and Mouth. It’s what TMJ is all about. If gone untreated long enough, it’s enough to make you pout, get a root canal and/or pull all of your teeth out. I should know.

In September 2013 I was rear ended in an SUV that I was driving and suffered whiplash. Two months later I had a cavity filled and the drama began. There was a post pain like never before that had nothing to do with the cavity or the filling, but before i could figure that out (6 months or more) I had a root canal done. It was my pleasure to do if it would relieve me of the constant toothache pains I was experiencing almost daily. The root canal worked for a month or two and then the pains came back and were stronger than ever. Mostly paining me at the left jaw joint, in front of my ear. In fact, to this day, if I need to blow my nose, I have to place the first 2 fingers of my left hand in front of my left ear, or the popping and sensitivity will nearly un-glue me.

So what is this Teeth Mouth Jive all about and is there a cure? In short, it’s about how you express your stresses and no — there is no “cure,” persay, but there is a way to correct it. I am early in my journey of resolution, but like I mentioned a few days ago I have met an amazing man with an awesome team and they are quite knowledgeable on what to do, how to do it and effectively relieve, re-set and get me through this. It’s been 3 intense years that I have been researching help. I have an excellent PPO medical plan and a pretty cool Dental plan situation, but this type of issue isn’t covered under either.

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Really? What medical board would know about this debilitating condition and not cover it? The answer in short: All of them. It’s just not something the insurance companies deem a necessary, however, the pain is so chronic that the medical system will allow you to receive all type of experimental prescriptions that have life stifling side effects. Surely you’ve heard the narrators of various RX commercials ramble through [FDA passed] side effects including, heart, liver and kidney failure, yada, yada, yada including loss of life — due to taking APPROVED by your doctor, prescription drugs.

Really? Over Teeth Mouth Jive symptoms? Well, prescriptions for TMJ come in the form of valiums and various injections that were offered to me by one particular professional. He referred to the valium as a “happy pill.” ? His philosophy was to inject me in my face and neck with a cocktail of different B vitamins and botox for 3-6 months while maintaining a soft food diet. The end game would be a healed TMJ joint (from not eating hard foods) and the shots would ideally help with the pain. Though I am sure my liver would be fighting a new battle of bi-product effects from all the prescribed valium I may have ingested. That did not resonate with me.

A maxillofacial surgeon told me that a mouth guard or opting for TMJ surgery (where your jaw is broken, possibly altering your smile and no guarantee that your TMJ pains won’t return or worsen) were my main options. The mouth guard was $1200 and surgery is $2500. Our insurance pays for the surgery but I am on my own if I opt to just use

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This .GIF show a Normal TMJ [pic 1], the second and third pics are what the TMJ looks like after grinding and clenching over long periods of time. Joint damage is real and very painful. 

the mouth guard. The insurance will not help in the meeting the cost. To be honest with you, the mouth guard sounds attractive compared to surgery and the unknowns it could render you.

Last week I found Dr. Eddie Siman and now I know about tens units (a more natural, RX-free way of relieving pain) and the necessity of a “happy bite.” Dr. Siman has a couple of ways to help me out long term. I’m excited. It’s not covered by our awesome PPO insurance, but then it’s not so expensive that it’s out of reach. It’s considered cosmetic surgery, so they offer quick application to associate DDS loan services and usually can have an answer of approval or otherwise for you before you leave the office. Me? I’m a cash kind of girl, so I’ll be hosting a bake sale soon… 😀

Hey! I need funding because my quality of life is at stake and I still want to eat steak in the face of TMJ.

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I love applesauce – and I’ve been eating it a lot.
I can’t eat foods too cold, I can’t eat foods too hot.

I can’t sleep on my side, because it threatens the hinge of my jaw.
I can’t call the cops in this situation, it’s pretty much a “self assault.”

I can’t eat hard foods and crunchy foods are too rough on my gums.
TMJ can turn sour your eating hour – killing the savor of your favorite ‘yum-yum.

I thought I was alone in this dilemma and that no one could ever help me
But then I met Dr. Eddie Siman and good information has definitely blessed me.

He can help me and he can likely help you too, if you’re in this predicament.
The price is $$$ in terms of affordability – less than 6-months rent.

What’s your quality of LIFE worth? I require fine quality in my life!
I’m Qui
Done with TMJ disorder and all of this Teeth Mouth Jive. 😀

Now down to business: Should I bake chocolate chip or oatmeal raisin cookies?

Key BLACK HISTORY Subject: BERNICE KING

In Book, Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Politics, Science, Self Improvement on February 22, 2016 at 5:17 am

key-blk-history-subj-bernice-kingYes I love her daddy and his contributions to my civil rights avail,
but since he was assassinated and is gone – his children are going thru hell.

I’ve prayed that all will be well but what force is liable
for moving MLK’s sons to want to sell his legacy Bible?

Dr. Kings children are courting the law like rivals – God bless.
Surely it’s not a greedy spirit that is leading them to this mess.

Or is it?
Dr. King in a dream, should visit

his children at once and remind them of themselves.
Seems collectively that the sons may not be feeling well.

Bernice is the Dr.’s daughter and she’s also of the cltoh.
Bernice doesn’t believe her fathers Bible should be auctioned off at any cost.

Not too long ago and after a long battle in court
an MLK artifact was sold for a paupers score.

It amounted to nothing, nonsense, lint. Bernice said, “No More.
and mounted a non-compliant wedge under the “sell our legacy” door.

Could you imagine a generation of people holding on
to the glue that bound a race of people and their history so strong?

Like the Kennedy’s or the Einstein’s… I wish all collectors good luck
in trying to procure precious artifacts from any of their legacy stuff.

MLK wasn’t a pop star, he civilly changed the world
and fighting to keep his legacy intact is his last born baby girl.

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Bernice King: Our hearts are with you, as are our prayers and energetic pull.
Seems your dad cleaned a lot of his purposeful plate and now your plate is full.

You’ve picked up the charge and you’re running. Girl look at you go!
Protecting your families legacy because its worth is more than gold.

For only $60K the letter from Pres. Johnson to Coretta S. King – was sold.
To the son’s of MLK: Where’s your vision and the root of your soul?

Your father was killed at the hands of the very crew
that you are looking to sell his personal artifacts to.

Why does Bernice really need to plead and cry? Be a DNA sport
and think about your fathers legacy, work it out and stay out of court.

THINK harder a little more and open up to historical counsel.
If you sell your inheritance off, the rest of Dad’s legacy is headed downhill.

This court battle stuff will
historically counter the civil rights legacy hill

yielding your great grandchildren to be forced to eat, recognize and see
what happens to a black family when their nobility is destroyed by greed.

Considering more discorse? Children, don’t do it.
Refrain from putting your familys legacy through it.

No one wants this to be the history for Dr. Kings seed – youngest daughter, please do stay strong,
I’m Qui
on the Subject of Black History and Bernice King, because she’s a warrior and her trials are long.
The feel of selling out on any level (to me)… just feels wrong.