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  • 5 Sep 2011 - 13:24
    debstar's picture

    Hi My name is Deb,
    My reason for Blogging is that my darling Fiancée has been diagnosed with Perotid Gland Cancer on the 10th June 2011 since that day we have been to hell and back, and the ride hasn't stopped yet.. Tomorrow we start another chapter in his recovery. We are on our way to the hospital for the planning session for the radiation therapy.

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  • 4 Sep 2011 - 20:08
    pimbok's picture

    My radiation finished 2 weeks ago. The next day I had a TIA - mild stroke. I'm fine except for being very very tired and my burns are still healing. I just can't seem to get my head around what's been happening to my body. I want so much to be pain free and back to normal.

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  • Meh
    2 Sep 2011 - 01:51
    johnrp1964's picture

    Hi there again computer. Can't sleep so I thought I might as well write another blog entry. Today wasn't such a bad day. Dad came up and helped out around the house and garden for a while. The fiance came over and later on I went round to hers and had dinner. Back pain was quite severe today but I managed to soldier on and ride to the shops and back twice. No diagnosis yet but starting to worry about the back pain and whether its related to cancer or just stress. Worried also that I might be making something out of nothing. What if it's not even cancer. Not coping well emotionally.

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  • 1 Sep 2011 - 18:29
    <none>'s picture

    well sorry i haven't been on fo quite awhile,working full time all this year so far and it's not too bad, up in the Pilbara for 2 weeks training some guys up and boy do's the heat wear u down, especially with the limited saliva, hence heaps of water.
    my ENT is next week which will be 9mths out from rad treatment,still got the same old same old, no teeth as yet, maybe top ones before xmas, but i am settled into my mushy eating habits and quite suprised at what i can gum down Smile
    tongue still swells a bit but you guys know.

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  • 31 Aug 2011 - 23:55
    johnrp1964's picture

    Things are finally starting to move along now. I have a date set for my biopsy, its on thursday the 8th september. They are going to remove one of the lymph nodes from my right shoulder area. Went and saw the day surgery unit to complete all the paperwork. One of the nurses there was so nice to me. When she realised what I might be facing she put her hand on my arm and asked if I was alright. Well that just set me off. I couldnt hold the emotions back anymore and had a good cry.

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  • 29 Aug 2011 - 14:44
    johnrp1964's picture

    Just thought I'd update my blog entry. Got engaged over the weekend, so happy. My back is killing me today for some reason. Don't know what that could possibly be from Smile

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  • 29 Aug 2011 - 14:43
    johnrp1964's picture

    Just thought I'd update my blog entry. Got engaged over the weekend, so happy. My back is killing me today for some reason. Don't know what that could possibly be from Smile

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  • 26 Aug 2011 - 20:00
    Jules_68's picture

    I wandered lonely as a Cloud
    That floats on high o'er Vales and Hills,
    When all at once I saw a crowd
    A host of dancing Daffodils;
    Along the Lake, beneath the trees,
    Ten thousand dancing in the breeze.
    The waves beside them danced, but they
    Outdid the sparkling waves in glee: --
    A poet could not but be gay
    In such a laughing company:
    I gazed—and gazed—but little thought
    What wealth the show to me had brought:
    For oft when on my couch I lie
    In vacant or in pensive mood,
    They flash upon that inward eye
    Which is the bliss of solitude,
    And then my heart with pleasure fills,

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  • 26 Aug 2011 - 18:51
    sandy1960's picture

    walking through a shopping centre with my grandson last week holding my hand he looked up at me and said nan why does everyone look at you funny your only sick i replied its ok mate people sometimes just don't know what to say he came back with why you are just my nan and your no different you are special though


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  • 26 Aug 2011 - 09:49
    bev's picture

    Just a message to everyone to wish them a Happy Daffodil Day 2011.

    Thinking of all of you today, and hope that the brightness of the daffodil makes your day a lot better.

    My new profile photo is the colour for uterine cancer, September is the month to recognise this.

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