No Names, No Claims
After labwork, an EKG, a bone scan, and C/T scan, I have been deemed healthy enough to begin the clinical trial on the 27th. Vicki passed along the further, good news, that the drug company's legal department had reviewed my request to include information on the clinical trial here. Their judgement: "No names, no claims" but postings are allowed. That is, I can't mention the drug company name or the trial drug's designation, and I can't make any claims about the drug's efficacy, but I can post generally about clinical trials, how the drug affects me, and how I feel, just as I always have. Vicki will be monitoring my efforts, and I don't have a problem with that. I'd hate to see the trial invalidated, or me getting kicked out, because I don't play by the rules.
I once strayed into the corporate world for a little over 5 years. It wasn't a good fit for me, but I certainly got an education on watching one's words. I was generally pretty cautious about what I said and how I said it, probably because I was in user services and had to produce results directly working with customers. Sometimes the folks in Marketing weren't so cautious and I spent a lot of time cleaning up after them. So I understand the concern; I'll do my best to be informative within the guidelines, as I feel that's why I'm here.
We enjoyed confirming a new favorite restaurant in the Cleveland area: Cafe Tandoor. We've hit the Westlake location 3 times and it is consistently wonderful. I foresee numerous stops there over the life of the clinical trial, and beyond.