Category Archives: medical care

Love/Avon’s Army of Women: their reply to my questions!

OK. I’m impressed. A swift answer, and one that actually addresses my questions in a substantive way. If any of you sign on, I encourage you to ask about funding. I confess I am curious to know why the Department … Continue reading

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What is Metastatic Breast Cancer?

“Metastatic breast cancer (MBC or BC Mets) is the spread of breast cancer to non-adjacent parts of the body — most commonly to the bones, liver, lungs and/or brain. At present, the disease is not considered survivable. METAvivor hopes to … Continue reading

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Love/Avon’s Army of Women: my reply

Dr. Susan Love, president of Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, says, “The key to ending breast cancer is to learn how to stop it before it starts.” Laudable. For this, she has teamed up with Avon Foundation for Women to … Continue reading

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My Fifteen Seconds of Fame

This is not the real story, personally gratifying though it is. But I hope it will help me get at the real story, which is buried in Section 112-C of RULES OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION BUREAU OF … Continue reading

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On the Present Value of Investments Past

If I sound ungrateful, consider this: I have worked since the summer I was ten. I have been ready and willing to work for the last seven years but have been unable to find lasting full time employment, let alone … Continue reading

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Slow Motion Train Wreck

I may be dying. You could point out that we’re all dying, and I couldn’t argue with that. But have a lump in my breast. And I have no medical insurance. I have been under- or un- employed for seven … Continue reading

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