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  •  Yes, distraction and keeping worry down, two (5+ / 0-)

    very important considerations. Looks like it worked. :D

    Some DKos series & groups worth your while: Black Kos, Native American Netroots, KosAbility, Monday Night Cancer Club. If you'd like to join the Motor City Kossacks, send me a Kosmail.

    by peregrine kate on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 09:49:32 PM PDT

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    •  Later I joked with my med onc (5+ / 0-)

      He worked really hard to come up with a somewhat unique treatment plan for me.  When we found out that I had a complete response to the chemo, I told him it was the blue dot that did it.  We had quite a laugh about that.

      It is an old strategy of tyrants to delude their victims into fighting their battles for them. FDR

      by Betty Pinson on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 04:25:14 AM PDT

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      •  Sounds like you had a good match, too. (3+ / 0-)
        Recommended by:
        corvaire, 4Freedom, ZenTrainer

        They probably hear it all, don't you think? And for that matter, I wonder how they come to terms with the people & problems they see every day.

        Some DKos series & groups worth your while: Black Kos, Native American Netroots, KosAbility, Monday Night Cancer Club. If you'd like to join the Motor City Kossacks, send me a Kosmail.

        by peregrine kate on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 12:21:06 PM PDT

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