welcome to the organic green doctor blog

i am a family physician who was diagnosed with
early mild cognitive impairment(mci) amnestic type on december 21, 2010
this is a precursor to alzheimers disease
because of this diagnosis i have opted to stop practicing medicine
this blog will be about my journey with this disease
please feel free to follow me along this path
i will continue blogging on organic gardening, green living,
solar power, rainwater collection, and healthy living
i will blog on these plus other things noted to be interesting

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

gonna do it

i know i said i was going to wait until the last day
something has happened to change my mind

we love to vote at our local voting place
its at a small community
at a small community center which use to be the old
high school gym
it seems and feels so country old school down to earth
when you go in there
to vote

its the essence we enjoy

Image result for organicgreendocor.com i voted
i will be voting early today
in fact by the time some of you read this blog today
i will have already voted
over with

there is nothing anyone can say or do
there is nothing that can happen in the next week
im sure there will be more surprises left
that will or would have changed my mind
on how i will vote

i am sure that most of you are in the same boat
how can anyone not know how they are going to vote
i say
if you dont know how you will vote by now
dont vote

i saw an article this morning
that we should all look at
especially if you are a republican voter

our country can not survive if one party becomes
the overall dominant party

if only millennials were voting the democrats would win
over 400 electoral votes
if only nonwhite voters voted the democrats would win
every state in the union
if only women voters voted the democrats would win
over 450 electoral votes
if only men voters voted the republicans would win
if only white voters voted the republicans would win

over half the population are female
the millennials are the largest group of any age group
sorry baby boomers
the majority of voters will soon be nonwhite

this none of us can change

hopefully the republicans can look deep inside themselves
if they dont
they could be our whig party

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Nature Vol. 537, No. 7618; pp7-128 (Image: Nature)

the reason i decided to vote early
is that i got a phone call yesterday
from the alzheimers center
saying that i had passed the first hurdle for getting into the
aducanumab study
click here to read about it
where i would receive an infusion if i dont get the placebo
that will remove the bad beta amyloid from my brain

this drug is the most promising drug that is being researched
that shows promise for curing this disease
at least slowing it down

next i have to go back up to dallas to have
240 ml of blood removed   its like donating a unit of blood
get interviewed by the neurologist heading up the study
get examined by him
have more memory tests

have an mri

have a amyvid pet scan that shows if i have bad beta amyloid
in the brain

i have to pass each step to go to the next one
if i pass the last one then
im in

im gonna do it

so i voted early to clear my schedule for all this testing
i want it all done asap

the organicgreen doctor

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