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Bruce(OR)    Posted 03-10-2018 at 01:42:01 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Charles(NC)
  • Just wondering how your doing?

    Charles(N.C.)    Posted 03-17-2018 at 15:21:15 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Cancer Woe's
  • My friend Bruce,,thanks for asking about my "doings".I have finished my chemo and radiation but it has left me with many "side effects" to deal with.At 80yrs. I had a good head of hair but,,,,just got sprigs but I'm told it will come back.If I could get some weight back and energy I would be on my way to recovery.I've had 3 bouts of A fibe with my heart that put me in the hospitol each time.My wife and kids have really come through for me during this ordeal.Real champs. NOW,,,I hope your doing well and will let me know.

    Bruce(OR)    Posted 03-17-2018 at 16:27:30 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: Cancer Woe's
  • Glad to read your still among us. I mis-placed your direct email so mine is open above. I remember the hair loss. First it got dry and coarse and then I started pulling it out in clumps. One day the wife came to visit me while I was laid up in the hospital due to a weakened immune system and I was pulling out my hair into a pile. She walked in and I said, "LOOK honey!, I got you a CHINCHILLA!!"
    She looked at it and was expecting it to move. She asked what it was, I told her and she said I "was sick". I said, "Yeah. Why do you think I'm here?"
    The bald part was fun. I got use to stocking caps real fast. Then the sweats start up and the cap comes off, then comes the freeze. . . .Finally you fold the stocking cap into a rectangle and wear it like a Mo-Hawk haircut.
    I should have not put the weight back on after the chemo and thought i could loose it again quick enough. Foolish me. Foolish FAT me. I was still fat after the weight loss and should have worked to keep it off. Oops. Something to work on in another 131 days when i retire from the job. My wife say's I should have retired after the surgery. My target date just did not align with her's and she has re-calibrated her's to match. Life is good.
    Catch you later!!

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