Met with the neurologist today. MS is not a curable thing, but can be (hopefully) controlled. The treatment is shots. No pill has been developed yet, although there are clinical trials going on to produce it. There are basically two types of shots. Interferon and a synthetic compound. There are differences between the two treatments, and different side effects. The synthetic compound seems to have less side effects than the others, so Betsy has decided top go with that. It’s a daily shot and comes pre filled. It also has an AutoJect device that looks like a light saber from Star Wars.Continue reading
For years, my wife has been experiencing problems with what we thought to be some rather strange medical ailments. things from random pains to limbs falling asleep for no apparent reason. On one occasion while walking, her leg went numb, making it difficult to feel where she was walking.Continue reading
Taking care of posting and writing is not an easy task while at home. There are so many things that need to be taken care of when I return from the desert, that it just takes up too much time.
My goal is to try to write something at least once a week, but so far, it’s just a little bit hard to do. I’ll make a concerted effort to find something to blog about this week and post it.
As the Brit’s I work with say…
Sitting at the airport waiting….
Leaving Oman today and was scheduled out of the camp on the noon flight. My home leaves at 11:55 pm. That’s a long time to wait in an airport.
Oh well, I have my Kindle, my iPod, and charged up batteries. Oh.. I have my computer too, so I have ways to keep occupied.
Life it good! All the time!
Going home tomorrow on the noon flight. It’s been a short rotation this time, only 4 weeks. My business visa expires on July 13th, so I need to leave early. Or so I thought.Continue reading
|So how does a boy, born in Anchorage Alaska, find his way to the desert?You’re probably thinking that I’m talking Arizona or someplace like that. Nope. Oman. Just south of Saudi Arabia.How’s that for desert!
This has been a long time coming.
It’s not the easiest thing I’ve ever had to do, but I’m really trying to let things go and let God sort it all out for me. Maybe this will help.
My mother made her transition September 13th 2008.Continue reading