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Charles(NC)    Posted 01-19-2018 at 20:27:39 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • A few weeks back I mentioned a chest XRay revealed cancer in my left lung and the cancer Dr. gave me encourging words to get rid of it.Well I just finished up my first week of radian and chemo.I had issues,not eating and weight loss with pain but these are part of cancer he tells.As the treatments go I guess I'm doing well (80yrs young)as I too feel (GOD and I)can go to the healed side of this valley.I never really done much thought about this desease but sitting in a large room filled with others like me I seemed overwhelmed with God's Love.Whew,,,I've had a wonderful day.God surrounded me with compassionate knowledgeable helpful people helping HIM do HIS WILL.Thanks for letting me share.

    Jim    Posted 01-28-2018 at 08:50:44 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Good for you Charles. I pray all continues to go well. My chemo was put on hold while in hospital and now due to fact my white blood cell count is .9, way under what it should be to continue. I too enjoy His presence even in these difficult times.

    Charles (N.C.)    Posted 01-28-2018 at 11:08:11 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Jim,,thanks for chiming in.All of us traveling this road seem to help and encourage each other.After this I think I'll have a different outlook on this desease.I'll be more concernd.Help when I can.

    PatrickB    Posted 01-20-2018 at 18:19:48 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Hang in there Charles, cancer can be beaten. My daughter is living proof of that. Three years ago, out of the blue, she was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer and was told to get her affairs in order. To make a long story short, she is cancer free today and back to normal. Her only regret was not being able to fully enjoy the Make a Wish Foundation Trip she was sent on.

    Charles(NC)    Posted 01-21-2018 at 10:12:19 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Fellas,,thanks for the encouragement with this battle.As I have started this journey I have been traveling with others on the same road and all are encouraging each other to fight the "good fight".I do pray that I don't have to accompany this with young children,,,so far no.Tomorrow starts my 2nd. week.

    Bruce(OR)    Posted 01-21-2018 at 10:41:42 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • God speed on your recovery. I remember chemo. The first round with me mixed with blood thinners for a clot in my lung and the first round about did me in. Two days out of the hospital, after 9 days of Chemo and blood thinner, I was back in with a 102 degree fever. Not fun. Eating was a challenge. Nothing sounded good and I did manage to finally loose some weight. Down to a smaller fat A**. Now I have packed it all back on and am currently once again having to drop it off the slower way. The after effects of chemo lasted less and less as time went on. The cancer indicator numbers in the blood stream plummeted after the first round and by the second, they were near normal. I said they could stop after 2 rounds but that was not the case. Hearing got super sensitive, metallic back ground taste, vision got better, then back to normal and has degraded now just a slight touch which is probably age related. I went for new eyeballs and the optometrist was of the opinion that it was not needed. Hang in there. Keep a good sense of humor. Laugh as much as you can, whenever you can. Tell jokes to the nurses. That is entertaining.
    You want a good lead in?
    The difference between God and the Doctor is that God does not think he is a doctor.
    Hang tough! God Bless!!

    Jim    Posted 01-28-2018 at 08:53:35 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • After 4 chemo trips there was no change in my numbers except worse. I am getting second opinion. One thing don't do and that is sit and mope.

    Bruce(OR)    Posted 01-19-2018 at 21:30:27 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Your trying to follow me?? I got done with my routine. . . .June 1st, after the surgery. Now I have an upside down Y scar on my front part and I tell folks that I use to have two Tesla's parked in the garage below but one drove off and now and now I have a Mercedes Benz! Chemo was fun. I pray you don't have any more entertainment with any more games. STOP IT!! God Bless!!

    Charles (N.C.)    Posted 01-27-2018 at 11:38:31 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Well,I finished week (2) and treatment wise I'm doing well,,no pain.I do have several side affects,,still loosing weight,no appitight,no energy and my bathroom visits don't go well.My big problem is I think my attitude is changing.Don't won't visitors,,just leave me alone.A wonderful nurse (hospitol)must have picked up on this because she sat down in front of me and with real concern told me the best thing (I) can do is stay positive and HAPPY.Bruce(OR) I'm talking to "HIM" about this. THANKS

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