Category Archives: Family

Update 2: Not in the study

I requested that my records be sent on May 6. The person sending the records had the FAX number but tried for a week to send the records to the main number. The recruiting for the study closed on May … Continue reading

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Update: Medical Records Sent

I have contacted Oregon Health Sciences University and learned who the coordinator is for the study being conducted for Novartis.  They have requested my medical records and I have authorized them to be sent. I am #20 on the list … Continue reading

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Making our way through life!

While trying to get through some difficult years when alcoholics were a problem in my life I learned the serenity prayer: God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; … Continue reading

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Boston!

Why? I am disturbed that someone would do this. There are no answers.

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Goals, and deciding to continue trying or deciding that they need modifying.

Goals are ideas that we have that helps our mind believe that what we are trying to do is worth doing. In 1974 my Boy Scout troop set a goal of being the first to climb Mt Rainier under the … Continue reading

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Love, Life, Family and Acceptance

Family is important to me….. so is Love, Life (what I have worked for, what I am, and what I have).  Acceptance is important also.  I try and accept people the way they are, don’t ask for changes, and generally … Continue reading

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Update your Java when asked. To be absolutely safe go to http://www.java.com and download Java. But, be careful….. uncheck the additional software being offered or you may get Chrome, ASK toolbar, MSN toolbar, or some other software. Another topic — … Continue reading

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Fave antivirus, a webcam of yourself showing up on your screen, being told you must pay to have the offending software removed….. all of this is ransomware. You get it because you use your computer. You think you are doing … Continue reading

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Marching On!

Mom came and went — after about 2 and a half weeks. She spent the first five days with her friends in the Seattle area and while there she called to say how happy she was that she was able … Continue reading

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And, February is here!

It seems like a day goes by where things are great and then they aren’t. I talked to Mom on January 28.  She was sad because my little brother Michael would have been 40 that day.  She was sad because … Continue reading

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