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Latest Scan & Blood Test Results

So I’ve had a great time since I last posted. All those good numbers at the other end of that VM protocol treatment really boosted my resolve to recover as much as possible and have as much fun as possible given the pandemic. I retired at the end of 2020. Time to take time for […]

Nothing Is Ever Simple

I just got back from a blood test, a CT scan and a consultation with my oncologist. My CA19-9 is down quite a bit but the CT scan shows a spot on my liver that wasn’t there in previous scans. I asked whether it could be something associated with the abscess I had on the […]

A Gloomy Concept of Models In Today’s World

Engineers routinely use mathematical models or discrete simulations to decide the details when designing and building something. They observe how a system works and interacts, how it can break and the signs that presage a breakdown, and most important, where the behavior goes non-linear and what parameters drove it into unpredictability and/or a breakdown. When […]