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Thanks Leonard. This helps.
Obviously, I'm still trying to deal with the recent election.
"The only moment that you can live here comfortably in these absolutely irreconcilable conflicts is in this moment when you embrace it all and you say "Look, I don’t understand a fucking thing at all – Hallelujah!”
This weather is just wonderful. I had most of the day to myself. Went for eyebrow wax/tint (Holy crap - cost $60) Had what was probably my DQ cone for the season.
Didn't obsess too much about politics. Just kind of watching the clown assemble his cabinet. Not gonna be a easy 4 years, that's for sure.
Let it go.
Jeff golfed. How could he not. It was 70 degrees out today.
Reading a bio of Eleanor Roosevelt (covering 1939-till her death). Puts what were going through now into perspective. As first lady, she was resolute in her conviction to helping the refugees fleeing Europe. She received regular updates from friends in Europe about the atrocities being committed by Hitler. Entire towns being bombed and it's inhabitants being killed or forced to flee; but to where? One by one, countries (Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, France) being overtaken by Nazi forces. The entire world was on fire and FDR was maneuvering his way through the nightmare that the USA would eventually be draw…
I had my first treatment with Tysabri, the newest drug on the market used to battle MS. It’s a once-a-month infusion (IV hook-up), administered in the doctor’s office. When my doctor talked to me about this new drug, he said “it will stop MS in its tracks”. However, I was still hesitant and had been vacillating for the past year as to whether I should switch from my Avonex (weekly injections) to Tysabri. I felt like “if it ain’t broken, why mess with it”. But, recently I have noticed that my feet are numb more often and there is increased spascicity in the muscles in my thighs. spasticity Tysabri was first approved in 2004 but was temporarily taken off the market in 2005 over concerns about a serious brain infection, known as progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). It seems that three patients developed the disorder, characterized by destruction of the myelin sheath that covers nerve cells. To put this in everyday language, the brain deteriorates. There is no cure for PML, no…