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All in a Day's Work

My orientation packet is substantial—thick with modality explanations, a treatment outline, and a map of Bad Mergentheim. I’m given a narrow window of time to unpack my bags and catch my breath, before I am whisked away to begin the work I came here to do. 957 more words


Medical Marijuana update

Recently reapplied for my Oregon Medical Marijuana card for this year.  I purchased a new book, The Medical Marijuana Handbook: A Patient’s Guide to Holistic Healing with Cannabis… 563 more words

Kidney Cancer

The Medicine Buddha shows up

Well, I memorized the Medicine Buddha mantra, after a long effort.  I looked it up online, and figured out what I was actually saying, and then how to say it in Tibetan, using Dr. 611 more words

Kidney Cancer

Six Months Later - No Definitive News

Apologies for not providing an update sooner.  Unfortunately, nearly six months after receiving treatment in Germany, I do not know whether or not it was successful.   542 more words

German Cancer Clinic

The Land of Murk

Things are getting murkier and murkier.

Murk one: a year ago, my oncologist urged me to have surgery to remove my left kidney as the “primary” source of Stage IV kidney cancer.   681 more words

Kidney Cancer

Body Mind as one

Drove over the raggedy Sellwood Bridge last week to visit an old friend, Frank Coppieters, who is a Reiki master and a shaman from Belgium.  Such a warm welcome! 677 more words

Kidney Cancer

Tibetan Medicine and devotion

Tibetan medicine is hard to come by here in Portland.  After asking around and searching for months while we dealt with my diagnosis and prognosis, gave away 14 pickup trucks full of belongings and moved to Rose Villa, I finally was given two names, and contacted one a month or so ago. 689 more words

Kidney Cancer