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Peter Olson Patient Expert

Allegan, Michigan
"Fighting AML" Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
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Altered by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Last Thursday, my Respiratory Therapist told me that she feels chemically altered from the treatments she had years ago while fighting cancer herself.  She told me that the ... Read on »
Soaring like an eagle by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My New Year Resolution is to find, observe, photograph and video a Bald Eagle. That’s a little different from the usual resolutions like; loose weight or quit smoking Wel ... Read on »
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Five more treatments this year and we can file the medical records for 2010.  Yeah! I want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Cand ... Read on »
Module Loading in a Different Order on Live Site Than in Dev Site by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I ran into an issue yesterday where Hierarchical Select (along with Content Taxonomy and CCK) wasn't saving the data I selected.  But this happened only after I switched m ... Read on »
Quit worrying by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the ... Read on »
Keep your head up and don't give up! by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Something I consider as one of my greatest accomplishments is swimming a mile.  At Boy Scout Camp Hiawatha , during the summer of 1980, I swam the quarter mile back and ... Read on »
Benefits Verses Risks by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Good news: eosinophil count is down and back into the normal range, due to the ECP treatments, most likely. Last Tuesday, at my BMT doctor appointment, my doctor expresse ... Read on »
Seeing through the fog by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer On Saturday, my wife and I drove to Troy, Michigan. We attended the “Survivorship: Moving to the New Normal” an educational conference for blood cancer and bone marrow ... Read on »
Hidding CCK Fields on the Node Edit Form in Drupal 6 by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Just a quick post... I needed to hide some cck fields on a node edit form and I didnt want to use cck field permissions so I did this: I used method 1 and it worked p ... Read on »
Sister Sue Tracy by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Me and Sister Sue Tracy Wow!  I met a very special person and a beautiful lady. She introduced herself to me yesterday while I was having my scheduled photop ... Read on »
Great News and Not So Good News. by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Great News:  My Eosinophilia level continues to go down  (it is still high, but moving in the right direction) That is probably a result of the photopheresis treatments ... Read on »
Music in my head and joy in my heart by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Joyful, joyful, we adore thee, God of glory, Lord of love; hearts unfold like flowers before thee, opening to the sun above.  Melt the clouds of sin and sadness; drive t ... Read on »
Walking Humbly With God by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A verse that I have been considering lately is: He has showed you, O man, what is good.  And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to ... Read on »
Issues when Upgradeing to Aegir Alpha 14 by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I just upgraded 2 of my systems to alpha 14 and here are a couple of things I stumbled with: Rename your vhost.conf files I copied my old vhost files from ~/config ... Read on »
Installing BigBlueButton .70 or .71 on a VPS (an openvz vps) with Ubuntu 9.04 by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer So I decided I wanted to test out BBB (big blue button) and after looking at the instructions I was thinking "this is going to be cake".  Oh if it were only so... I f ... Read on »
Began Potopheresis Treatments Today by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Connected This machine is pretty cool.  It does the complete photopheresis process. The machine is equipped with a centrifuge and a small "tanning ... Read on »
Headed South? by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This last weekend, Labor Day Weekend, our family was blessed with another camping trip to . Larry let us borrow his truck to tow our camper.   Our tow vehicle, a 1996 GMC ... Read on »
I have approval for ECP treatments by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I received an e-mail yesterday stating that they have the physician orders and the insurance approval for ECP treatments. So now I just need to get the treatments scheduled ... Read on »
Bizarre, but kind of Cool too! by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer "Bizarre" is the best word to describe what happens to my arms and legs three seconds after I raise them up above my heart.  You can see the veins collapse as the blood drai ... Read on »
For the Love of Pete Team by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Last weekend our team raised over twenty five hundred dollars for the American Cancer Society®   Relay For Life And we had fun doing it too!  :-) A huge "Thank You" to ... Read on »