By MaseryPart one explained the importance of having medical identification and that there are three symbols recognized by emergency and medical services. Star of Life (red or blue) Rod Staff of Asclepius CaduceusThere is more information about the Star of Life and the Rod/Staff of Asclepius in part one.www.patheos.com/community/paganswithdisabilities/2010/09/08/33/Image of a Caduceus: Orb and wing topped staff entwined by snakes. This work has been released into the public domain by … [Read more...]
The Magick and History of Medical Alert Identification Part 2: History of the Caduceus and it’s connections to Hermes and Iris.
Dealing with Grief Caused by Disabilityby MaseryFrom the first diagnosis of disease or disability to the loss of a physical function or independence, we feel grief. We may experience anticipatory grief when thinking out the longterm effects of our disability or upcoming medical procedures. Grief is a natural process in response to loss, including the loss of a healthy body or mind.Rather than buck up or move on right away, it is important to allow these emotions to flow. Being aware of … [Read more...]