How Was It Today?

Lemme tell ya briefly, it was a long day. We started at 10am and finished at 7pm. I’ll go over the drugs in a new post soon, so a summary. Monday I got all my chemo drugs plus a radiation zap. An amusing detail is that the chemo I take only on Mondays is hard […]

Elevating My Travel Trailer

I raised my trailer 3 1/2 inches further above the axle. This raises the black and grey water dump pipe to an acceptable 18 inches off the ground. It rode pretty low before. There were a couple of other clearance uncertainties that I had for dirt road driving and now they are all answered. I […]

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 […]

2 Weeks and 2 Days Later…

Don’t worry, I’m feeling pretty good. I still need naps. I’m on a strong course of antibiotics and so far, no side effects. I had a blood test and a CT scan on Wednesday and the news was good on all counts. My white blood cell count is still too low but has significantly recovered […]

Day 3 in the hospital

This is all trickle down effects of the chemo. I still don’t feel any cancer, which is fine with me. As far as we can tell the cancer is under enough control that we can afford to liberally spend our time on dealing with my infection, and it was effects from the infection that put […]