So yes, it's breast cancer, but there's a twist

This is a complex post, so please read to the end to make sure you get the whole story. It's actually an encouraging one, so bear with me as I explain. I am in for a journey, but it's not a bleak one.

First the practical updates. New England is being pelted with snow. There's a state of emergency and the accumulation is four feet deep in my yard. Understandably, I was not able to make it into Boston Monday for my in-person follow up and stitches removal. We're housebound, and I'm soaking up the ...

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Brain Surgery!

Katherine has asked me to write this latest blogpost on the outcome of her brain surgery. My name is Katina Michael.                                                              

Katherine's brain surgery was conducted to remove two brain tumours:

(1) right side (1.5" x 1"); and

(2) left side (0.5" x 0.5").

The neurosurgeon got to the tumours that were located on the parietal lobe via the occipital lobe. The right side tumor was especially causing pressure on the brain. If the tumors had not been removed urgently, there is a chance that Katherine would have gone into a coma. The tumors were the ...

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Katherine's mailing address for cards and support

Hi, All.

Katherine thanks you for your prayers! She had two brain tumors removed and is praising God that there are no consequences from the surgery. She is walking, talking, and in good spirits.

If you would like to send her well wishes, here is her mailing address:

Dr. Katherine Albrecht
131 D.W. Hwy #235
Nashua, NH 03060

-Katherine and Team

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No Computer for an Hour this Morning

On Wednesday's radio show, I discussed some recent research showing that people perform 20% worse on a math task when their phones are in sight than when they're out of sight. (You can read the paper here.)

I was patting myself on the back, since *I* don't have that particular problem, when I realized (live, on air) that I am every bit as much of an addict as the nomophobes ("NO-MObile-PHOne" freak outs) I smugly criticize. My addiction is not the phone, however, it's email, and in the last week I've developed a new compulsion ...

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