October, 2008

  1. Lost, Angry, Confused, Helpless, Hopeless

    From www.caringbridge.org: Thursday, October 30 Scans yesterday revealed that the cancer in Ben has aggressively progressed since the end of July. There are four new tumors – three on his brain and one on his liver. We will be starting full brain radiation tomorrow at UW Hospital. They will do this for two weeks –…

  2. A Photo Book

    I was reading a post on a blog1 over the summer about how digital photography has change the way people take photos. One of the primary benefits of digital photography is that every picture is essentially free. Take as many photos as you want and …

  3. Numb Hand: Update

    I got a call back from the Neurologist yesterday and insurance has denied the request for a MRI. Instead, they would like me to get four weeks of physical therapy first.

    I’m not sure where I’ll find the time to fit PT in, my schedule/life is pr…

  4. The Annex: Courage

    9Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go."

    – Joshua 1:9 (New International Version)

    A Bible verse we went over tonight at The Anne…

  5. Marathon Exam: The FE/EIT

    I’ve been getting a lot of support and questions about how I did on the exam. So I suppose that I should file a report on my FE/EIT exam experience, which I’ll reference just as the EIT herein.

    I’ve been slowly preparing for this exam since the…

  6. Numb Hand

    This post is for those of you who in the medical field, know someone in the medical field, or enjoy the medical field (even if you aren’t in it).

    Starting last Friday (about 6 days now), the back of my left hand has been numb. The feeling is ma…

  7. My Kind of Town, Chicago Is

    Chicago1 was awesome. I drove out with my Uncle Kit on Thursday and we got in Friday night. The was pretty much uneventful, lots and lots of flat land. We did stop by the Mississippi and take a picture!

    We spent most of Saturday working on buil…

  8. BURL Source Code

    In a former life, I wrote a small program that created shorter URLs, it was called BURL: A Better URL. It was very much like TinyURL or any other URL shortening service, except that I wrote it. It was a proof-of-concept URL shortening SaaS that at…