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Doctor Manford Returned to his Chair.

 

‘I’m sorry: your wife is finished.’

‘Oh. What do you mean?’

 

‘She’s finished.’ He paused. ‘Get her

To a Nursing Home. I can recommend one.’

 

‘Thank you. She’s an artist.’

‘That’s all over,’ he said.

 

‘And now you have a fee to pay,’ he said.

Sarah drew out her cheque-book.

 

‘How much?’ ‘Sixty Pounds.’

Sarah wrote out the cheque

 

Somewhat laboriously.

‘You see,’ said the neurologist,

 

In the past I’ve had to make

Recourse to a debt-collecting agency.

 

 

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Thanks again, David and

Thanks again, David and Sarah

We all have much gratitude for you both.  

My own doctor has always said that he has never met a "normal" neurologist.  I also say that I have great gratitude for him, too.   These wonderful, brave people - you included - go way out on a limb for us and it is paying off.

Rica

3/9 Symptoms returning. Began 5 abxi protocol 5/9 Rifampin 600, Amox 1000, Doxyi 200, MWF Azith 250, flagyli 1000 daily. Began Sept 04 PPMSi EDSSi 6.7 Now good days EDSS 1 Mind, like parachute, work only when open. Charlie Chan  In for the duration.&am

How lucky for your wife that

How lucky for your wife that you had the profession you  had, and a mind that could cope with thinking the way you did, and thanks for sharing it all with us. When I read "Catman"'s story, it gives me a glimmer of hope, but what you and Sarah did showed the way for so many. Thanks again!

 

Cant wait to get rid of my MSi. I will miss that lovely buzzing inside my head all the time, but sacrifices has to be made?

Lucky for us all !  :)

Lucky for us all !  :)

 
Started Vanderbilt protocol 1/9/08  Rifampin once a day, b12 injection monthly , vitamin Di 50,000 IU weekly

Thanks, Thorleif. It is quite

Thanks, Thorleif. It is quite true; there is no poetic licence. He did mention a debt-collecting agency. I was devastated. Thankfully the treatment worked.

(Sarah sends him a print of one of her art works occasionally. He hasn't acknowledged one.)

 

D W - [Myalgia and hypertension">i (typically 155/95.) Began (2003) taking doxycycline and macrolide and later adding metronidazolei. No medication now. Morning BP typically 110/75]

How trenchant, but

How trenchant, but real...

"...‘And now you have a fee to pay,’ he said..."

 

 

 

 

On CAPs:12/01/2005 till March 2013; 20 years CFSi,IBSi, fibromyalgiai; about 10 years chronic sinusitis, laryngotracheitis, from 2002 hoarseness; from 2003 - v.s. lumbosacral meningoradiculitis, hypertension">i... 

Very good, David!

Very good, David!

PPMSi-misdiagnosed 2001-diagnosed 2006. Probably caught cpni in birth canal but it didn't pass BBBi until my 40s. Minocycline 7 mos.- resulting bronchitis 5 months.Go to private m.d. out-of-plan. Wheldon CAPi 3/2/07 Stopped 12/12; resumed 12/13

Medical miracle, David!

Medical miracle, David!

Cured of multiple sclerosisi, stopped the Wheldon's protocol in Nov,2008. Use only LDNi.