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A new year and nearly over the “big C”

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Discussions Health, Mind & Body Other Health Topics A new year and nearly over the “big C”

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  • #901299
    happyshepherd
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    Member since: July 8, 2010
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    happyshepherd

    Hi Loyal and Kiwikev. Neither of you have posted since the 8thof March or thereabouts. I assume you are both having a hell of a time with the chemo. I really feel for both of you, you are so brave and I just hope it makes you well again. Its a dreadful thing to go through. I was offered it, well not really, pushed into it would be more like it , but I decided not to and I will probably live ( more likely die) to regret it but everyone makes their own choices. You are SO gutsy to do it and I know it works for a lot of cases and that makes it all worthwhile. Anyway, just to let you know some of us out here are still thinking of you every day and wishing you all the very best. Sorrry I cant pray for you as I don’t believe in god . . .but, if I thought it would do any good, I’d even give that a try. Maybe !!! In the meantime my very best positive thoughts will have to do.

    #901301
    Beannie13
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    Member since: March 7, 2008
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    Beannie13

    😉 Thinking about you all and hoping you are feeling the love from all those people who support and encourage you.

    #901303
    KiwikevNZ
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    Member since: January 13, 2013
    Topics: 1
    Replies: 22
    KiwikevNZ

    wooohooo at last mt treatment is nearly at a end. on wednesday i will be plugged into my last infuser bottle to last until next wednesday once they pull that one its the end, i will be within the parameters of being cancer free and will be able to say i am a cancer survivor i will be having 2 years of 6 monthly check ups just to make sure i remain clean, hope everyone else is doing well, after this last round of chemo i hope i never have to go down this road again, thanks all for your support its been great to have someone to share with. with our house nearly sold we will be starting our new journey … moving to rotorua to live and buy a small business, if any of you do facebook you can follow that journey on “Kiwikev & lyns new life in rotorua” search on facebook, cheers for now kev & lyn xoxo

    #901305
    kiwichick
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    Member since: May 9, 2008
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    kiwichick

    Kiwikev
    Thats so great things are going so well for you.
    All the very best for your new venture.
    Cheers

    #901307
    supergold
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    Member since: May 9, 2009
    Topics: 65
    Replies: 9098
    supergold

    That’s wonderful news Kev! You sound so upbeat. It’s a wonderful feeling isn’t it, knowing you have reached the end of the treatment and that comes across so very clearly in your post. All the very best wishes to you and lynaire and your new life in Rotorua. We look forward to more updates from you both of course. ((hugs))

    Supergold-Wainuiomata (Wellington)

    #901309
    supergold
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    Member since: May 9, 2009
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    supergold

    How are you holding up now Loyal? I’ve had you in mind thinking about your radiotherapy treatment. You will find that you are feeling very, very tired physically. That’s normal so just make the most of the catnaps you have. The ‘radio’ staff are lovely people – they seem to have that built-in caring that nurses have. Hold on to what little sanity you may seem to have left and know that you WILL soon be finished. We are all thinking of you and know you are so very strong. You have got this far and it’s almost completed. Well done Loyal! ((hugs))

    Supergold-Wainuiomata (Wellington)

    #901311
    sandra56
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    Member since: June 29, 2008
    Topics: 10
    Replies: 3431
    sandra56

    Just found this thread

    Big big blessings to you Loyal and Kev hope things are improving for you both

    #901313
    JudyZetti
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    Member since: October 11, 2007
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    JudyZetti

    Hi everyone. Have decided to put my tuppence worth in.
    I was diagnosed with the dreaded lurgy on Nov last year. I have it in the left lung and right lympnodes. I agree with you all that chemo is the worst thing they can put in ones body but if it works so be it.
    I have been having trouble with bloods so haven’t had treatment for two weeks. Spent six hours in Hamilton hospital on Sunday having twoi units of blood. Hopefully that will bring my levels up. Silverfern put me onto this thread so I am grateful for that. I also am very grateful for all the support and friendship she gives me. Chins up all my cancer friends ;);););)

    #901315
    Loyal
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    Member since: March 1, 2010
    Topics: 2
    Replies: 17016
    Loyal

    Welcome Zetti, & thankyou everyone for your encouragement. Have to go up to Waikato next week for another CT scan, as they rang & said they have to redo it. Flip tis 8 hours travel up there & back for us, plus often a very-very long wait when there (was just there last week for the original one.) However, obviously I’d rather they got it right!;) No point if its not aye! Haven’t started radiotherapy, still struggling through this dose of chemo atm.:shock: I don’t know about being gutsy Happyshepherd, I do not feel I am at all gutsy…I’ve hated it really! However I felt I had to do it, got heaps to be here for… for many a year yet!

    Loyal - Bay of Plenty 🙂

    #901317
    KiwikevNZ
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    Member since: January 13, 2013
    Topics: 1
    Replies: 22
    KiwikevNZ

    interesting turn of events today, went in for my last bottle change but finished up doing a pre-op for having my portacath removed. over the last week i’ve been saying to lyn that my port has been sore, because it was put in by a student last time we just thought it was not quite in the right place and carryed on, well went in for my last bottle change today and when they unplugged me a whole lot of gunk poured out the needle hole, after some show n tell with several Dr’s they decided to call it a day on the chemo and remove the port asap before it got more infected so they booked me in for the operation this friday to have it removed. so team, chemo is finished for good wooohooooo hopefully soon i will start feeling better and get back to a more normal life aint that a good thing …kev…

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