About the Author
# This event is under cover and will go ahead rain, hail or shine!
Rise Up is a family friendly community event/concert that aims at gaining support from our elected leaders to invest in more emergency accommodation in our area before the 2016 Federal election.
Also, the Bring Back Old Sydney Town group will be present and we are hoping to get all tiers of Government and both sides of politics behind our Parliamentary petition.
There will be musical performances by Mirabooka, Novakayn, Jake Cassar, Bec Pap, Kwisatch Haderak, DJ Corey Deep and entertainment for the kids.
This is the fourth Rise Up Festival where I will be reciting poems! Three will be for our homeless families. I will also be presenting two others poems specific to everyone and will be backed by my dear friend and talented Mike Glover on drum and the brilliantly creative and deeply intuitive Kwisatch Haderak on guitar! Check him out at: Reverberation/Kwisazmuzik
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Author and poet Suzie Palmer, from Australia, is considered by many to be a true inspiration, with her work appearing in numerous international publications. Suzie’s recently published poetry book is called, Bright Blessings. Her first published poetry, Loving All, was followed by Prosperity Rat, an illustrated book of haiku. Her writings have also appeared in the Adventures in Manifesting series. Suzie also writes literary analyses, forewords and performs edits for international authors.
Come Fly With Me, a collection of Suzie’s stories for children, led to several invitations to give presentations at schools and motivational talks at workplaces. Suzie performs her poetry at events, usually accompanied by live musicians and has recently recorded her poetry to music on two CDs: Inner Bright Blessings and Global Bright Blessings. She is currently writing her autobiography, Agony – A Path to Bliss, while generally working for world peace, love, and humanity.
Suzie is honoured to be an Ambassador at Large and Australian Assistant Chairperson for International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) and Interfaith Harmony Council (IFHC). She is a founding member of Global Village Forum (GVF), and is also an Honorary Coordinator of Human Rights for Global Citizenship Union (GCU).
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My most recent writing piece for a book:
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Stem Cell Therapy and Ayurvedic Medicine, Energetic Healing, and Body Work Therapies
Summer is here and I’m happy to say that I’m feeling exceptionally strong and resilient to the hot and humid temperatures we’ve been experiencing in Sydney over the last month. I primarily attribute this buoyant feeling to the ayurvedic herbs I’ve been taking since May. I haven’t felt so vibrantly well at this of year for many years! It’s Christmas Eve and the best present ever is my strengthened health and renewed sense of well-being It certainly is a Happy Christmas… I am grateful for the nourished cells in my body gifting me with so much energy! _/|\_ Sending everyone much love xox
The winter months supported my healing journey, infusing my body with an energy that the cooling air refreshingly provides… now, I am experiencing an increasing buoyant strength even as the spring streams toward summer!
I wish to acknowledge the physical healing modalities that have given my body tremendous support over the last few years. The following have been my most regular:
Ligament Adjustment with Ben Haymes. A treatment involving de-calcification of the ligaments in the spine, and then rolling and stretching the body to provide increased flexibility (simply described).
Ortho-Bionomy with Clive Salzer. A treatment that resets the Central Nervous System by a gentle method of listening to the body, giving it what it wants and then showing it the way that works more efficiently (again, simply described).
Deep Tissue Massage with Betty Iles.
Three months since my second stem cell treatment, I can finally say that the benefits are kicking in!
I am typing well again, quite quickly and accurately without my fingers locking up causing me to one-finger type.
I have been strong on my legs and taking a few good steps with my walker most days. (Took eight great steps last night!)
My warming diet and regular energetic healing therapies are helping to give my now abundant stem cells wings, complementing my healing journey.
The mid-winter cooling conditions also must be contributing to my enhanced state of well-being; however, it’s the best I’ve felt during the past two decades of winters since experiencing symptoms of MS. I certainly didn’t go through last winter as well as I have this year.
My first stem cell treatment was September 2014 and must say that my life truly started anew! I am so grateful to have received the life-saving/enhancing treatment… However, without improving my digestion and receiving powerful energetic healings the stem cell benefits would again only be temporary..
Good to be in touch with positive news _/|\_
I am happy to say that I have been taking a few good steps with my walker every night. These steps have been occurring over the last two weeks and so far six successive steps have been the best. The stem cell treatment really began to kick in exactly two months after transplant. Although I’m not touch-typing as well or as often as I’d like, I am strong on my legs and perform transfers very well.
I went to an Ayurvedic doctor last week (Wednesday 27). Ayurveda is a holistic science of health, focusing on maintaining a physically and emotionally balanced state. Raman Das, the delightful doctor, said I had good vitality on looking at me. Then he read my pulses and stated that I am a Pitta body type, but my body has become a Vata type. Which basically means my cooling diet over the years has become too cold in winter and too hot in summer. My digestive juices are minimal and the fire in my belly is out!
Raman said my brain and senses are ‘very, very good! 100% percent!’ I have been operating on ‘hidden treasures, by the grace of God for a very long time.’ I have been drawing on my energy from reserves and totally understand that without building my digestion and warming my body, any healings I receive are only temporary.
My next appointment is in three weeks. I have three lots of herbal medicines to increase my digestive enzymes and rekindle my internal fires, in the meantime.
The benefits of my second stem cell treatment have been slow to be felt as I suffered a set-back from what I believe was a reaction to a component of the pre and post treatment protocol. In the fortnight before leaving for treatment I developed a fever, which went away a few days before flying out. Two days after treatment, the fever returned again, and I began developing flu-like symptoms that worsened four days later after arriving home.
I continued to fell unwell and tired for the next few weeks, and I am now happy to say I am finally experiencing the wonder of my stem cells at work in my body due to the transplant.
I am strong on my legs while standing and doing transfers; my hands and fingers have softened and I am touch-typing this message; I feel energised and am no longer hampered by afternoon fatigue; due to my fine motor-skills returning I am able to do things such as put lids on and off with ease; and again my well-being has heightened.
Although taking steps with my walker hasn’t yet returned, all the finer benefits of my first stem cell transplant have remained (as described below). I maintain trust that I am on the road to recovery and continue to envision walking again, one step at a time. I am so grateful for my current great health despite the physical-challenge. And, am already setting my sights on the next liberating avenue to complete healing… trusting that the universe will provide. _/|\_ (Will post updates)
31-12-14 New Year’s Eve Update
So pleased with how I’m feeling. Normally, at this time of year I’m feeling the weight of the heat and sluggishness in my body. Instead, after my stem cell treatment in mid-September (18th), I have continued to experience vitality in my body.
Approximately three weeks ago, I felt I went sideways to backwards and became concerned the effects of the treatment had begun to plateau; however, I soon returned to the wonderful feeling of my renewed self. And, in any one day, if my fingers begin to curl, I now know that in a matter of time/moments my hands will return to being lovely and relaxed.
Happily, I am touch-typing this update. I feel light, energetic, balanced and full of hope for the future. The dread of the continued hot, humid months of summer and early spring no longer fills me. I can stand strong, and most often perform transfers with near gusto and confidence. I also have smoothness in my body and muscles I’d forgotten. All of this adding to my elated sense of wellbeing!
Although I’m not yet taking walking steps, I look forward to 2015 when I return for a second treatment to enable to stem cells really to kick in. This makes sense for me as I’ve been experiencing symptoms of MS since early 1995.
Wishing everyone a Happy 2015 Bursting with Hope! Blessing stem cells for making hope possible _/|\_ Much Love and Joy, Suzie xox
22-11 ~ Update after my Stem Cell Transplant for MS on 18/9/14
My wellbeing has improved has improved tremendously.
My hands are relaxed and wonderfully light… It’s great being able to pick up minute objects because my pincer grip is back!
I have energy and feel strong even in 40 degree Celsius heat.
Last Monday, I commenced taking Thymosin peptide in the evenings, which has caused me to feel even more ‘normal’. Thymosin has anti-inflammatory properties that are enabling me to combat the heat and make my body feel light and more free-flowing and flexible.
I have been taking IGF-1 LR3 peptide since August, a month before my stem cell treatment (18-9), and every weekday morning following. This peptide is building my muscle mass and making me feel very strong.
The two peptides together seem to be creating a very positive synergy within me, enhancing the magic work the stem cells are performing in my body.
The improvements are amazing and encouraging… To say I am grateful is an understatement!
With love and great joy, Suzie xox
My relaxed hands and straight fingers feel great!
I am touch-typing effortlessly, accurately and with energy.
My limbs feel light and I my neck and upper body are moving with fluidity and smoothness for the first time in years. I didn’t realise just how locked-up in the body I’d become.
I can sign my signature well and use my fork properly again because my fine motor skills have returned. I awake in the morning feeling a freshness and energy throughout my body similar to the distant memory of being a child..
All of this and more despite the increasing heat.
It has been five weeks since my stem cell transplant (18-9-14) and I am improving with each week. I feel so blessed and grateful having forgotten that health feels so good!
After my Stem Cell Treatment (Adipose Derived Stem Cell and Platelet Rich Plasma Blood Treatment) on September 18, I have been feeling wonderful in so many ways!
I highly-recommend anyone with MS doing it asap! I have had relentless Secondary Progressive MS since early 1995 and the stem cell treatment has certainly begun to work its magic on/in me…
Effects of therapy were felt immediately. On the first night I held my fork normally and was able to get everything off my plate. I noticed that my balanced improved too and I woke in the morning with lighter limbs and moving my fingers far more freely. From thereon, my limbs have continued feeling lighter, and my hands have been working so much better more often than not. My hands and arms now open easily and my neck and shoulders move with more fluidity. My legs are no longer rigid and my overall balanced has improved tremendously. Happily, I am more confident and stronger transferring and standing.
On Sunday 28 (Sept), I attended the MS Go for Gold Scholarship Luncheon having been awarded an Arts Scholarship to assist me with my dream of bringing about the publishing of my children’s story Come Fly with Me and my autobiography, Agony ~ A Path to Bliss.
To and from the event, I was able to transfer confidently in and out of a low car that had no frames around the window to hold on to. Using the wheelchair accessible toilet was a breeze compared to my years of difficulty and I could cross my legs while sitting my wheelchair, which I also haven’t been able to do in over a decade.
I began putting on my t-shirts each morning without much difficulty and have even begun taking them off at night, as well as sometimes undoing my bra-straps (another first in well over a decade). In the evenings, I effortlessly get off my low couch holding on to my walker and often take one, two, three or four steps; steps I haven’t been able to take as easily any time this year…
Overall, I have been feeling and growing stronger every day… I feel ‘normal’ again… my life-force is bursting with an energy I had nearly forgotten existed. I am so grateful to be on the healing path!
Before the treatment Dr Felix of Master Derm Clinic asked what I hoped to gain from the therapy understanding it was a treatment not a cure. I replied, ‘Improvement on any level. A cessation of progression. Increased energy. A renewed hope in the future.’ These hopes have certainly been achieved and now I look forward to what the future brings. Because of the degree of my physical-challenge from having had my version of MS for 19-years, Dr Felix has advised me to return for another treatment in six-months to help bring about even greater results. I wholeheartedly agreed to come back, thrilled at another, even greater opportunity.
In the meantime, I am so happy that my overall wellbeing has improved! The thought of facing a long, hot, humid summer no longer terrifies me now I know I have my healthy stem cells running my body performing their magic.
This treatment is truly a must for anyone in a position to do it!!! ~ Medi-Credit is available for financial assistance if needed…
Click on title to read my celebration poem called Healthy Living…
The ASCF website has an abundance of science based articles on Regenerative Medicine you can read www.adultstemcellfoundation.org
I had a wonderful book launch on September 6 for my most recent poetry book Bright Blessings. A philosophical bite of love and joy to enrich all walks of life and a natural successor to Suzie’s popular first book, Loving All.
Proceeds from the sale of Bright Blessings are helping to fund my Stem Cell Therapy (to help my body keep up with my mind). After 19 years of living with multiple sclerosis, the physical challenge that has creatively transformed my life, I am now more than ready to receive the benefits of the breakthrough treatment.
If you would like a copy of Bright Blessings, Click here to purchase directly
The Gnostic Corner magazine interviewed me a couple of weeks ago.. Here is the link online to such a colourful and informative, healing magazine.. Out in print next week: Gnostic Corner
Click this link to my Media and Others Interests page to read recent article written in The Peninsula News