Monthly Archives: July 2013

Preparing to Go – Susan

Today is my 28th day of treatment, I will have the final treatment tomorrow morning, which involves a deep steam and nasal drops from the doctor.  I am on the 6th day of the thyroid treatment and have had many meals … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Yadagirigutta Temple

Last Wednesday evening Andrew (a friend here at the clinic) and I left with our driver/guide Murty for the Temple of Narasimha Swamy.  Narasimha is known as a healing deity and Dr. Raju often recommends a visit to this temple. … Continue reading

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Last Two Days of Trekking

Yikes it was cold last night! Must have been near 32 degrees F and my sleeping bag was just not up to it. I ended up putting on a couple more layers on top and some socks and made it … Continue reading

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Clinic Update

I am beginning my 4th and final week at the clinic.  The days have melted into a haze and we have slowed down considerably.  Dr. Krishna has asked both of us to stay longer and we have been able to … Continue reading

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Trekking Day Four – Alan

Our wakeup call today is about 5:45. The guide brings me a cup of hot water and I add some green tea leaves that I have brought from home. I am really appreciative of the support staff on this trek. … Continue reading

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Reading List – Susan

I brought a few books on the trip I have always intended to read and never seem to start.  First I read Night, by Elie Wiesel, a haunting and beautifully written Nobel Prize winning, memoir about his Holocaust experience as a … Continue reading

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Second Day (a tough one!) and Third on Trek – Alan

The second day of the trek was really a tough one. What was supposed to be a 7-8 hour day on the trail I turned into 9 hours. My guide, Sonam stayed with me the entire time and ultimately, the horseman … Continue reading

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