Wednesday, 31 December 2008
We decided that this year would be the first time our "kids" Christmas stockings (with little packages therein) but we resented for the baby of the family (17) because he hasn't had as many years of it as the girls.
We also warned everybody that this year we would buy smaller presents for everybody now we have the new grandchildren and husbands / boyfriends, another promise broken I think especially when I look at what I got (you really shouldn't have).
We did the baking early enough this year that before Christmas it had all gone and we had to do it again.
The Snow came down heavily on December 16th
And had gone completely by the 23rd, so no White Christmas
This year we decorated in Blue and Silver because we have had Red & Gold (my favouirite) for too many years, I'm told.
We did the usual Chrismas day with the whole of the nuclear family plus electrons and the occasional photons coming around late Christmas Eve and staying 'til morning and forgeting to to leave until Boxing day.
From the readings on the bathroom scales it was clear that we had a fine Chrismas.
I Got the scan CD at the beginning of December for the scans of November and I planned to do one of the super comparisons that I did back in July. Unfortunately that was not so easy this time.
For the past two sets of scans they used a different scanner (the left one for anyone being treated at Aarau Kantonspital) and when I looked at the two sets compared with the earlier scans it was difficult to make a simple comparison.
Instead of showing a clear Tumour the pictures where a lot more fuzzy and indistinct. In fact to my uneducated eye it was a difficult to see what was going on. Also, the format was square rather rectangular and the resolution lower. I'm sure that the experts understand the pictures fine, but I would rather have pictures from the other scanner (the right one) to look at. I'm wondering if I have been put on an old (cheaper) machine while I have been improving?
Anyway the point is I am not going to put up the scans this time and I'm going to see if I can get on the other scanner next time. Perhaps I need to complain about some deterioration in my health next time to get on the better machine :-)