Category Archives: Gentamicin

Ch-Ch-Changes

Chapter 27 Ch-Ch-Changes 2005 was a year of change. The TDU was renamed the Brainport and the company to Wicab. Paul choose the name Wicab meaning “lover of honey”, a dedication of his work in honor of his wife Esther’s … Continue reading

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Central Focus, Visual Proof

Chapter 22 – 2003 Central Focus, Visual Proof Nearly finished with my studies at MATC, I prepared to transfer into UW-Madison. This was a monumental time which both excited me and scared the heck out of me. But, there was … Continue reading

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For the First Time in a Long Time…

Chapter 21 2003 For the First Time in a Long Time… How can I begin to explain how a touch of returned freedom, long absent from my life, lifted me from dark to light. With just a few hours that … Continue reading

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All hands on deck! Or should I say Tongue?

Chapter 20 All Hands on Deck, or should I say Tongue! 2003           The call came in – time to restart and reignite the research. I still had my studies in college to think about. By this time I had … Continue reading

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In the Meantime – Back to College

CHAPTER 19 In the Meantime – Back to College – 2003      Now that I understood how control changes everything I put my energy into treating each day as a good day. I swept away the resistance keeping me from … Continue reading

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Appreciation

CHAPTER 18 Appreciation      With encouragement from Mitch my fear of regression began to fade. What I had to do was settle into the wait when the research could resume. In the meantime I continued my studies at MATC keeping … Continue reading

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Oh my God, what did we do???

Chapter 17 Oh my God, what did we do!!! That first 20 minute trial astonished all of us. It was a day I will never forget! I wanted to use the TDU every single day. I wanted my brain to … Continue reading

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