Thanks so much for your words of encouragement. I will answer Cuteus first, which will give you all the insight.This all started in 2002 with 1 M. VL., and has gone as high as 30,000,000. Since then & still continuing I have had Ultrasounds, Sonograms,Myleograms, Cryoglobulin, Bone Scan, Mammogram, Catscan, Doppler x-rays, Carotid Artery, Abdominal Aortic aneurysm, Peripheral artery, Lumbar MRI, E.M.G./N. C. V.