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Work in progress by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Stefano bought me a new camera while we were in the U.S. this summer.  It’s small, smaller than my “old” camera, but it takes really sharp photos…much sharper, in fact, than ... Read on »
No feverzzzzz! by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I even did some work today. Ahhh, yes…much better… And, to celebrate my return to an almost-normal state, today I’m posting a photo I took of our eldest kitty, Puzzola, just ... Read on »
Feverzzzzz! by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Wow, I haven’t been this sick in ages…In fact, I can’t even remember the last time I was so sick… I began feeling a bit “off” on Thursday evening…By the time I woke up on Fr ... Read on »
My favorite town on Cape Cod by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Since these photos were in a separate folder (long story…basically, I used a different, smaller camera from the one I usually use…), I almost forgot about them! But then yes ... Read on »
Should we change our attitude about stress? by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I love TED talks (TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design, in case you’ve ever wondered, like I have). I mean, even if I’m not even mildly interested in the TED ... Read on »
More photos… by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Since yesterday’s photos received so many lovely comments and compliments (on my blog’s Facebook page, mainly), for which I thank you all!!!, I thought I would upload a few ... Read on »
U.S. summer 2013 photos…(for Julie) by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A few nights ago, I dreamt someone informed me that my blog was sad and full of cobwebs as a result of my neglect. I really did!  And it’s true…I have been neglecting it. Wh ... Read on »
ALERT: could our spices possibly be contaminated with salmonella? by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Holy cats! As I read the two articles (see below), my hair stood on end for a moment or two. And, if you use spices in your kitchen (as I hope you do!), your hair is probabl ... Read on »
A tribute to Homer… by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer As I recall, I bought “Homer’s Odyssey,” the story of Gwen Cooper’s adventures with her blind black cat, while I was waiting to board a flight to Italy a few years ago. It w ... Read on »
Never ever CRAB-by… by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I meant to write a post for the blog yesterday, with photos, but I had some work (= paid work!) to do, so I had to postpone till today. And even now I don’t have much time…a ... Read on »
An impaired immune system by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This is not the way I’d planned things. Stefano and I were supposed to be going on whale watching trips out of Provincetown, going off bird watching and, generally speaking, ... Read on »
Waiting for Stefano… by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My Stefano is landing in Boston this evening. We’ve been apart more than two weeks now, and I feel like a giddy schoolgirl getting ready for her first date…very excited!!!   ... Read on »
The possible drawbacks of C3 Reduct by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I’ve been receiving a lot of questions regarding C3 Reduct, the new type of curcumin patented by Sabinsa Corp (= the company that also makes the C3 Complex curcumin that man ... Read on »
Guilt by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Guilt guilt guilt. Guilt for having “abandoned” my cats for so much time. I know, I know, I know they’re in very good hands (Stefano’s, right at the moment…and, at the end o ... Read on »
Cataracts… by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My parents had their cataracts removed last Thursday. Both parents, same eye (= the right eye). Everything went smoothly, and they are doing very well. My Mom said that she ... Read on »
Back in the USA, summer 2013!!! by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This is going to be really brief, since I am on my mini iPad, which means that i can’t really touch type, so it’s SLOW. But I wanted to let you all know that I’m here, at my ... Read on »
52! by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Well, it’s my birthday today. 52. No, you’re right. It’s not an incredibly important birthday, as birthdays go, but I’ve always loved celebrating birthdays, and getting olde ... Read on »
Leaving again… by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I have quite a lot on my plate right now. For example: I still have to read the FULL fucoidan study (plus the other fucoidan study that Hans linked to…see his comment on the ... Read on »
An amusing set of quotes sent by a blog reader… by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This morning a blog reader, thanks!, sent me the following quotes. Some are quite amusant! Enjoy! “He had delusions of adequacy.” -Walter Kerr. “He has all the virtues I dis ... Read on »
Fucoidan prevents multiple myeloma cell escape from chemotherapy-induced drug cytotoxicity. by Margaret Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer One of the biggest problems in conventional myeloma treatment is called MRD ( = Minimum Residual Disease). What happens is that no matter what we do, no matter how much chem ... Read on »