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WendyBG replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:35 PM

Re: Unicode "Live long and prosper"

The ancient "Priestly blessing" gesture is said to create the Hebrew letter "Shin" (as you said). It stands for "Shaddai" (one of the many names for God). This is the same letter on the front of a mezuzah.

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WendyBG posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:54 AM

Anyone switch back and forth?

Dish Network (satellite) just jacked up their price 20% (from $48 to $58 per month). We live out in the boonies. The alternative is cable TV (e.g. Comcast) which has a reasonable price for a year but then is over $100 per month.

Does anyone [more]

Fri Feb 27

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WendyBG posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 5:10 PM

Why won't Acronis back up?

I bought Acronis True Image 2015. I am trying to back up to a brand-new 1T Seagate Expansion+ external hard drive. This should be the easiest thing in the world because this is exactly what both were designed for.

I have read the [more]

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WendyBG replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 11:34 AM

Re: Oncotype breast cancer test

Thank you for your input, martybl.

<It is NOT my experience that Tamoxifen is better tolerated. Hot flashes, in particular, tend to be much more severe on Tamoxifen than the AI's. >

Oh, joy. Hot flashes already wake me up [more]

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WendyBG replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 11:27 AM

Re: Oncotype breast cancer test

Shiela, I really appreciate the detailed input from you and martybl.

The Oncotype test is only valid for patients who are node-negative. As soon as there is any cancer in the lymph nodes, Oncotype simply doesn't apply. Brian made that very [more]

Thu Feb 26

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WendyBG posted to the Women's Health Issues board. 10:47 AM

Oncotype breast cancer test

I had a long conversation today with Dr. Brian Abbott, a member of TMF who is an experienced oncologist who works for one of the companies that makes cancer genetic testing. Brian is a scientist as well as a doctor. He is smart, a wonderful person [more]

Sun Feb 22

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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:21 PM

Re: OT: I sure miss Wendy

< Your DNA is a perfect example of what we are supposed to be as Homo sapiens...............>

Oh, no, Wooly. My DNA is significantly messed up. I try to make up for it by learning and doing the right thing to compensate. Flawed [more]

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WendyBG posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:33 PM

OT: Sending love to you all

My heart is warmed to know that you miss me.
Sending love,
Wendy

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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:32 PM

Re: OT: I sure miss Wendy

I have been following Grassrootshealth.net for over 5 years. I started supplementing Vitamin D and quickly realized that my Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is directly related to Vitamin D deficiency. I now [more]

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WendyBG posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:24 PM

Control Panel: Relief rally

I apologize that I haven't posted the Control Panel for the past few weeks.

Since the beginning of 2015, the Greek elections and possible "Grexit" caused high volatility in the stock market, as investors remembered 2010, 2011 and [more]

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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:29 PM

Re: OT: I sure miss Wendy

My heart is warmed to see this. I miss you'all, too.

I apologize that my attention has been totally focused by making the many decisions involved with my breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

I hope to spend some time thinking [more]

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WendyBG posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:26 PM

Occupational opportunities

This is an interesting article about middle-class jobs for the future. The graphic shows which jobs are increasing and which are declining.

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Wed Feb 18

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WendyBG replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:59 AM

Re: Obama lied about ACA

Goofnoff, I know that sometimes you can joke or write stories to make a political point. If you are doing that now, please forgive me for reading your post at face value.

If your wife is really that sick, I want to tell you how sorry I am to [more]

Sun Feb 15

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WendyBG replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 11:55 AM

Re: Breast cancer therapy schedule

<Re your sister's dietary requirements -- are there frozen kosher meals you could lay in, so that this won't be a burdensome issue?>

I'm going to buy a kosher salmon from Costco (packaged) and some Chobani yogurt for my sister. I'll [more]

Fri Feb 13

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WendyBG posted to the Women's Health Issues board. 1:57 PM

Breast cancer therapy schedule

Breast cancer treatment is a major project where the patient is the project manager and each medical specialist is a subcontractor.

I now have a schedule for my breast cancer therapy.

Going back to the beginning...

I get [more]

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WendyBG posted to the Women's Health Issues board. 12:55 PM

Preparing for mastectomy: physical therapy

Upper quarter dysfunction (UQD) is long-lasting pain, restricted Range of Motion and other problems (including lymphedema) in the upper body of a mastectomy survivor. Unfortunately, UQD affects over 50% of mastectomy patients. About 15% have severe [more]

Sun Feb 8

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WendyBG posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:47 PM

Control Panel: Stabilization

The big U.S. economic news in the past week was the strong employment report.

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm

THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION -- JANUARY [more]

Mon Feb 2

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WendyBG replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 2:22 PM

Re: Mastectomy preparation -- supplies

<Another good one is "Letters of a Woman Homesteader" by Elinore Pruitt Stewart.>

That sounds really nice.

If you liked that, try "These Is My Words" and "Sarah's Quilt." Both are very [more]

Sun Feb 1

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WendyBG replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 7:52 PM

Re: Mastectomy preparation -- supplies

Wow, you sure have read a lot of funny books, Nancy. I wish we could get together because you must be so much fun to be with.

<By the way, if anyone suggests Betty Rollin's book, "First You Cry," ignore them. It's an awful book, [more]

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WendyBG replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:42 PM

Re: Good Yiddish Buddhism

A tidbit for your interest in Jewish culture:
Pirkei Avot ("Ethics of the Fathers," Chapter 6) instructs to always give the name of the source when quoting. "... anyone who says a statement in the name of the one who said it brings [more]

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