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Secure Google Docs email results in mailbox compromise


Watch out for a Google Docs based phish attempt. No it’s not really Google Docs at all.

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Endings and Beginnings


My time in Texas has ended. That decision was in large part due to another ending. Back in mid February, an intense nine month love affair came to an end. She said she wanted to remain friends, and I did … Continue reading

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No, we have not found the cause of CFS/ME


Apparently, like many others, I was premature when I wondered Have we found the cause of ME/CFS and FMS? Scientists have discovered that the XMRV positive results were almost certainly a case of lab contamination. Ah, well, on to the … Continue reading

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Semi-regular update on Barbara


Today, Barbara’s doctor ordered the end of the TPN. Not because she’s eating enough yet. She’s not. Rather it is because the risk of infection is simply too great on that stuff. Eliminating it was the main justification for this … Continue reading

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Barbara update


Moving to roughly weekly on the updates, as not much is changing right now. Surgical site is healing well. She’s still finding eating to be difficult, and because of that, is still on supplemental Parenteral nutrition. Her stomach apparently shrunk … Continue reading

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Barbara update


I’m with her today at the LTAC. She’s eating a little, but not enough to provide sufficient nutrition. Doctor has put her back on TPN (supplemental). She’s still allowed an unrestricted diet. We ate lunch together today for the first … Continue reading

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Quick update


Barbara is officially upgraded to “eat anything, anytime, so long as you eat” diet status! Originally posted at http://wyldraven.dreamwidth.org/563077.html

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Barbara is settled comfortably


She’s at Kindred (Room 301) and has already been seen this morning by wound care. She has also had her rehab consult. Rehab will begin in earnest on Monday. There is a good chance that I will be able to … Continue reading

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Done with ICU!


Barbara is leaving from Hermann ICU sometime this evening. She is transferring back to Kindred for wound care and rehab. This is a very good sign of progress. Let the celebrations begin! Now if only my shingles will improve enough … Continue reading

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About that previous post…


Damn. Just got the word they didn’t move Barbara after all. DVT discovered at last minute. Move canceled until further notice. Originally posted at http://wyldraven.dreamwidth.org/562296.html

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