9/11/16 Positive Attitude . . .

“I love your positive attitude!” said many to others. “Your positive attitude is amazing!” said yet many more to the same others. “I don’t know how you can keep such a positive attitude!” said many more yet to the same others who were starting to find this all just a bit tedious. “Bleccchhhh!” said the…

7/13/16 Ruxolitinib, Day 27

I have been taking the ruxolitinib (Jakafi®) since June 17, which is nearly a month. I have been back to Houston to see Dr. Gooday, once, on July 6, and will return on July 18. This is a powerful drug and a Phase II clinical trial so I have to be monitored closely. Everything was…

4/24/14 Renal Miscalculation

Renal calculus. Otherwise known as kidney stones. Something, somewhere has been miscalculated. The sum is pitiful. I wrote about a kidney stone incident a couple of years ago, indicating that since my old friends had returned, then perhaps things were back to normal in my body. It is wishful thinking,though, since it is unlikely that…

12/22/13 Substandard Policies Now Acceptable

In an effort to undo all the damage of cancelled policies the administration “strongly encouraged” insurers to comply with requests that these substandard insurance policies be reinstated. Many of those “bad-apple” insurers having spent much time and money to comply with the ACA, which is, as we have been reminded so many times, “the law…

11/17/13 CLL Blog now hosted on WORD PRESS

First things first. My “Music” computer is down. It must make a trip to the computer guru for some attention. I need to get a new one, or transfer everything over to the computer I use for video editing. My Music computer still runs Windows XP. Protools 8 requires XP and will not run on…