Wedding Anniverdary Takeover

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lorrainem
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Wedding Anniverdary Takeover

Postby lorrainem » Sun Sep 28, 2014 10:00 pm

On our 22nd wedding anniversary I was diagnosis with rectal cancer. Every year since has been a countdown away from that day in 2007.

Today, for the first time in 7 years, cancer barely crossed my mind; we didn't remind each other about it, and we just talked about the wonderful ride we've been on since we said "I do." And by ride, there are absolute hills and valleys as maybe all marriages have.

I am so happy this has turned back into a wedding anniversary, never dreamed cancer would take a really far back seat on the bus.
Chemorad/Surgery/Chemo
Stage II, no mets, no nodes NED 05/08 again 08/08 again 11/08
Ileostomy reversal 10/16/08

Don.in.Dallas
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Joined: Sun Aug 31, 2014 10:43 pm
Location: Dallas, Texas USA

Re: Wedding Anniverdary Takeover

Postby Don.in.Dallas » Sun Sep 28, 2014 10:06 pm

Congratulations. Love a great success story!
Male 56 at DX 05/14
05/14 Resection, 3.2cm sigmoid CRC Stage IIIb, 2/17 nodes, T3N1M0
06/14 PET scan clear, portacath install
06/14 Begin FOLFOX6 12x, End 01/15
Now the scans begin
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Previous: Laryngeal cancer
33 x rad
NED since 12/09

Lorri
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Re: Wedding Anniverdary Takeover

Postby Lorri » Sun Sep 28, 2014 10:56 pm

Awesome love story!!!!!
Lorri - 45 yr female -stage IV sigmoid colon
6/12/14-colonoscopy
6/13/14-CT Scan-2 mets to liver and 3/23 nodes
6/30/14- Surgery removed sigmoid and 3 nodes
7/23/14-PET scan
7/28/14- Port
8/18/14- started chemo Oxyplat/zeloda

Cj51
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Joined: Thu May 13, 2010 5:58 pm
Location: Midwest

Re: Wedding Anniverdary Takeover

Postby Cj51 » Sun Sep 28, 2014 11:09 pm

Congratulations! May you have many more wonderful years together.

Cj
DX Stage IIIb RC, T3N1M0, April 2010, 51
6 wks Xelox/rad 6/10
resection, temp illeostomy 8/10 Complete response!
12 rounds FOLFOX for clean up 9/10, Allergic to Oxi, started Xeloda only 12/10
Ileo takedown 9/28/11
10/15 NED


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