Archive | May 8, 2015

Clay Walker Announces Sixth Annual Chords of Hope Benefit Concert  

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Country music star, Clay Walker announced today that he will be hosting the sixth annual Chords of Hope Benefit Concert at 3rd & Lindsley during Nashville’s CMA Fest on Wednesday, June 10th.The concert, presented by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Partners and produced by Clay’s charity Band Against MS (BAMS), will help raise money and awareness for multiple sclerosis (MS) research with proceeds going to the MS Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Doors open at 6:30 PM and tickets are now available HERE via Eventbrite.

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STAR OF ABC’S “NASHVILLE” CHRIS CARMACK RELEASES NEW SONG “BEING ALONE” FROM FORTHCOMING EP, PIECES OF YOU

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Chris Carmack, star of ABC’s hit series “Nashville” has just released the new track “Being Alone,” available now on iTunes. The passion-driven song will be included on his forthcoming EP, PIECES OF YOU, slated for release this spring. Although previously featured on the album THE MUSIC OF NASHVILLE: SEASON 2 with the popular “What If I Was Willing,” “Being Alone” marks Carmack’s first independent release signifying his career as a solo artist.

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No Excuses, No Limits: My Personal Journey Towards Health & Happiness | Journal Entry # 3

Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis aka MS in May 2009, Patrice Majors the co-owner and founder of FOCUS on the 615, shares her personal story about living with this disease as she tells you where she’s been, how she got here, and where she’s headed.  As a result of numerous problems with MS and a recent health scare with her heart, she embarks on a journey to return to the best shape she can get into.  She will share with you what she learns about good health along the way as she trains and prepares to enter the MS Jack and Back bike event here in Nashville in the fall where she has set her goal to complete the 120 mile bike ride from Nashville to Lynchburg, TN (Jack Daniels Distillery) and back in a 2-day ride.  Come share the experience with her as she trains for this event and tells you her story of how she got here in the first place seeking to raise awareness for MS along the way.

 

The Dark Place

Well, after the benefit was done and the month of house rest, things settled down a bit.  Fortunately for me, Copaxone which is one of the MS therapies, does work for me.  It was able to stop the progression and things calmed down.  However, as things began to settle down and friends went back to their normal lives, there was just me left to deal with my “new normal” of living with MS.

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