Akabutu’s Mouthwash

As part of my resolve to reinvigorate this blog, I’ve been probing the access logs to find out who has been reading the material while it (the blog) has remained static. It doesn’t actually tell me the ‘who’ part, but does give me an indication of the geographic origin of the connection, and the search term used to find the blog. For instance, I can tell you that someone in Singapore was studying the forearm flap photos on Jan. 10, 2010, and that someone in Belgium was having a look at my comments on the effects of Cisplatin on tinnitus. … Continue reading Akabutu’s Mouthwash

Cancer Treatment Update

I got distracted from blogging in June of 2009… just prior to my next round of appointments to check on the state of my health. I had a series of appointments and tests in August/September. The two year anniversary of the surgery to remove the tumor was November 26, 2009. And I had an appointment with Dr. Williams, oncological surgeon extraordinaire on January 28, 2010. Okay, so where are we? In mid June I did the obligatory blood test to ensure that the thyroid meds were actually being effective. The previous tests had been in late April after the checkup … Continue reading Cancer Treatment Update

Eight months later…

I was just sitting here counting on my fingers and realized that it has been eight months since I posted anything here… notice that I say ‘posted’: I have written some stuff, but it just seemed a so trite and pointless that I let it languish in a digital limbo, and sort of lost interest in the whole ‘blogging’ experience. And the loss of interest could be construed as a bit odd given some of the events that have affected me and mine…It seems about time to get back on track. ‘Got a lot of things to comment on… there … Continue reading Eight months later…