11/21/14 I Know That This Is the CLL Blog

I have CLL. I write about CLL. But I have been given an opportunity to write about other things because my CLL is not on high on the front burner. I am no longer in MRD status, and back on watch and wait, all while seeing the encroaching signs of accelerating status. I will return…

1/1/14 Remarkable New Year’s Eve

It wasn’t much, really. Just a few fireworks and champagne glasses with champagne for the grownups and cola for the girls and a clock set forward two hours so that it read midnight for the doubly-excited Livi and Maggie. I’m not sure if Maggie even understands the concept of the new year, but she understood…

12/28/13 CT Scan Efficiency

I have written before on the inefficiency of the check-in process at my local hospital for a CT scan or even a simple x-ray. Hemosapien had scheduled one for me for yesterday to have a look at these swollen lymph nodes. Since my blood numbers all looked good, and they didn’t seem nearly as swollen…

12/4/13 THE PLAN under the ACA

I have been the recipient of some benefits under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (The ACA, also known as Obamacare). I wonder by what name I should call it now? Should I take the administration’s recent cue and revert to calling it the ACA instead of Obamacare? Should I call it the ACA…