Monthly Archives: October 2013

When Boring Feels Great

When I decided to participate in a clinical drug trial of ABT-199 for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), I thought there might be some danger; you know, side effects, serious problems, more than usual intrusion into my physical well-being. That sort … Continue reading

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Survivor: the Suitcase

I don’t know how many of you have ever packed for a “vacation” of four to eight weeks. I know I haven’t – until now. Since we are now into week four of our eight to nine week stay in … Continue reading

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One Small Step …

(NOTE FROM HARLEY: This was originally written as an MD Anderson post, but was rejected by the editors. They decided they did not want references to the moon landings on their new “Moon Shots” site. I’ll share it with you … Continue reading

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Harley’s Angels

All night all day Angels watching over me my Lord All night all day Angels watching over me (Traditional Spiritual) It didn’t hit me until two nights ago. I was sound asleep in my bed in MD Anderson Cancer Center. … Continue reading

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Week 1 Update

Week 1 has been relatively uneventful. I entered the hospital on Thursday to hydrate overnight. You have to love those huge bags of H2O laced with salt. I was up every hour using the plastic urinals provided for collection. I … Continue reading

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Trial Day 1

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Let the Trial Begin

I promised a more detailed update last night on Facebook, but I had to wait until after “Dancing with the Stars” and “Castle”. One must keep his priorities straight. Everything starts on Thursday beginning at 8:30 AM with another blood … Continue reading

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