Monthly Archives: October 2016

ILP–THE GREENHOUSE BATTLE IS OVER

After five and a half years, the battle for the VA ILP greenhouse is over. We met at Appomattox@va.gov Friday morning and began the final dance. I felt the VA was now past the suspense date and was prepared to … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM RADIO SHOW–PART II ON DM 2.

Jerrel called yesterday and wanted to do a Part Two on Diabetes as we ran out of time and left no room for a Q&A session from the membership. Good idea. Silvia Price has given us a lot of valuable … Continue reading

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ILP–CORN ON THE COBETTE

In a last-gasp effort with the sun setting ever lower in the south each evening, my Silver Queen corn put it’s all into it. Two weeks ago, there wasn’t enough on the cobs to keep body and soul together for … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM RADIO SHOW SUNDAY–KEIDOVE’S DMII ARTICLE

Jerrel called me up and asked if I could do a show on my post about DM II. Sorry Jerrel, but that was Keidove’s post and a mighty fine one, too. BVA decisions turn up interesting facts and we’ll discuss … Continue reading

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Vet forced to go off DMII meds to prove he has it

Nurses have told us that DMII is a chronic condition; that once you have it, you always have it.  And to never go off the restricted diet or risk suffering terrible side effects.   When we lived in a senior … Continue reading

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CAVC–CHISHOLM V McDONALD- I HEAR YOU KNOCKIN’ BUT YOU CAN’T COME IN

In a bold strike, with an Extraordinary Writ, no less, Robert Chisholm and his Merry Band in Sherwood Forest, Rhode Island have won a dandy victory for all of us at the National Organization of Veterans Attorneys (NOVA). We all … Continue reading

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State (N.J.) v. Dr. Albert L. Weiner

 Albert L. Weiner, O.D., began practicing osteo­pathic neuropsy­chiatry in the 1940’s; he made it into the Guiness book of records as the world’s fastest psychiatrist after his greedy conduct was made public.  According to court commentaries, when he wasn’t teaching … Continue reading

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PROFILES IN MEAT COURAGE #8

Having short bowel syndrome can be a blessing and a curse. The upside is you have to eat to stay alive on a meal-by meal-basis. The downside is Cupcake crying and saying it just isn’t fair that she can gain … Continue reading

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THE GREAT BIG SNAKE STORY

Having been born and raised in the South, seeing a big black snake that dang near spans two lanes of a country road isn’t a stretch. They love that heat in the summer coming off the macadam and often crawl … Continue reading

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