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"Yes You Can" Live the Life You Want
October 03, 2014
The Sixth Edition, #0006
Well, here it is the sixth edition of "Yes You Can". We start off with another inspirational story about a man who lives with burning neuropathic pain in his feet and legs and most people don't even know it even though he is a well known celebrity.
Another great distraction for you this month. It takes intellect and effort, and probably some practice, but you can use your brain to control your pain.
Our from the web section has a warning for you about not advertising the fact that you take pain medicine or have narcotics in your home. It is a fact that some people cannot be trusted.
The latest from living-with-back-pain.org has newest articles about the autonomic nervous system. There is information about how it works to make your pain better or worse, and how you can control it. Check it out to learn what you can do today.
Who Is This Person?
Brian was born in 1956 in Baltimore Maryland. In high school he was an athlete and a musician along with being a good student. Even in high school his leadership skills began to show when he was elected class president of his junior class and again the next year of his senior class.
After graduation from high school he enlisted in the Marine Corps. His superior officers quickly recognized his talent for leading people and he was soon recommended to the Naval Academy preparatory school. Following his year at preparatory school he was expected to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis Maryland.
Brian graduated from the U.s. Naval Academy in 1980 with a degree in engineering with a minor in international security affairs.
As a lieutenant in the United States Navy while working with his crew he began to recognize that he had a gift for public speaking.
He began counseling small groups of family members of the sailors' in his command. Later he began speaking to youth groups about success and overcoming obstacles; thus starting his career as a motivational speaker.
In 1989 Brian left the Navy and continued his career of public service by starting Reach for the American Dream. This nonprofit group helped low income students find ways to attend college.
Working as a motivational speaker eventually lead to his own very successful talk show. Running from 1991 to 2008 his power and dynamism made his show a favorite with his audience and he won many awards.
Also during that period Brian had many acting roles both on television and in off Broadway plays. You may recognize some of the television shows that he has had parts in, including the television series JAG , the 1997 movie The Peacekeeper , the daytime soap opera All My Children .
Since ending his television talk show in 2008 Brian has had a radio talk show and he has stayed active doing infomercials for nationwide companies, like Living Well Healthmaster and Lifelock, on his own television show.
His credits as a radio and television talk show host, actor, and energetic campaigner for many worthwhile public service projects continues to build.
............. Oh By The Way.............
Bryan was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1999. It began when he was on the set of Touched by an Angel , and he started noticing a burning pain in his feet and a little imbalance. He received his diagnoses a few days later.
Ever since that time he has had burning pain in his feet. His pain is there 24 hours a day and it usually gets much worse in the evenings.
He has tried many different narcotic pain medications like Vicodin, Percocet, Oxycodone, Oxycontin and none of those have been very helpful. Narcotics are not very useful for treating this type of neuropathic pain.
He uses many different methods to help him control his pain including medical marijuana, yoga, an anti-inflammatory diet, juicing, and meditation. He talks about using mental techniques that allow him to put his pain in a box, put a ribbon around it, and hold it in his hand.
Since 1999 he has been dealing with the severe pain and other MS symptoms while continuing a very successful and active career.
Yes, you could say that Montel Brian Anthony Williams has not let chronic pain ruin his life.
Montel Williams uses his brain and all of the other tools at his disposal to manage his pain and so can you. You must not let pain ruin your life. You may have pain and there may not be anything that can be done to fix it. Many of us are in that same situation. But you have a brain and you have tools that can help you manage your pain, use them. You can have a full and happy life in spite of the pain.
"Yes You Can"
Read and learn more about the amazing Montel Williams.
Montel’s Pain-Fighting Solutions on the Dr Oz Show
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