F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby sadysue » Wed Oct 22, 2014 9:41 am

You go, Girl!!!!!! Now that is the kind of attitude we need to see more of, don't you think? I hope you and your pup have an awesome trip and bring home many great memories!
Rectal dx 4/2011 (Stage 3B - T3N1M0)
5FU/Rad - daily/6 wks ending 6/2011
Surgery 8/19/2011
Finished 8 rounds Folfox 2/2012
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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby nick49 » Wed Oct 22, 2014 9:56 am

Go for it!
f**k cancer big time

Diagnosed Stage IV Colon Cancer Aug 2013
Metastatic adenocarcinoma of ascending colon.
Distant Lymph Nodes
49. Male.
Chemo - August 2013 for 10 cycles.
Kras Mutation.
July 2014 - Started Zaltrap/Folfiri - 8 cycles completed.

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby pfCml73183 » Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:21 am

HOORAY for you!!!
Your post made my day.
Take cancer by the balls girl. I hope you have a great time out in the wild.
My hubby just traded in our 40' for a 27' and is driving it back from Eugene.
We can not wait to be back on the road.
Try to keep in touch and stay safe.
I know I will miss you, Celeste
Wife and BF to Peter, 54
Erbitux and Urelumab trial @MSKCC 3/15
went home 5/8/15

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby skypup » Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:43 am

My gosh, I love you all!

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby orcasres » Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:32 pm

What great news. Just wish you could make it up to our island. The Orcas have moved South, the rain has set in, but it is still stunningly beautiful and we are probably an island of more dogs than people. We have legal weed also in WA, but it is still in short supply.

Have a great trip. Lois
63 yo F
Colon resection Sept. 2010
pT3N0M0 Stage 2A
Medullary Tumor 6.5cm long
Lymphovascular invasion
Lynch negative
12 FOLFOX 11/2010 to 5/2011 8 w/Oxi
NED so far

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby pollo65 » Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:50 pm

Have a wonderful time, I am so happy for you. Take pictures and make lots of memories.
We will miss you!
Pollo 65
CC 1/6/09
r. hemi-colectomy 1/7/09
32Ln biopsied, 28 positive
met to aorta
chemo 12 rounds
done 9/09 3 scans clear
1/11 1 met to aorta
micro cluster to peritoneum
4/11 / 9/11 scan clear
4/12 scan clear
10/12 scan clear
chemo break

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby teachpdx » Wed Oct 22, 2014 7:52 pm

Have a great time!! and I hope you get some great weather. I too love road trips and no road trip is complete without a dog. "Keep on truckin' " 8) 8)
4/24/12 RC T3N1M0 age 53
5/23-7/2 - 26 chemorad - Xeloda
7/16 Lynch- MSH2
8/28 LAR w/ temp ileo, CR, 0/11,M0, hysterectomy
10/13 6 cycles Xeloda - completed only 1 1/2 due to HFS
3/12/13 - reversal
8/13 NED
6/15 - HFS gone!

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby CRguy » Wed Oct 22, 2014 8:41 pm

F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...
I am grabbing a bit of my old life, me and my dog and some audiobooks and classic rock and thousands of miles of roads and friends and family and mountains...

Me and you and a dog named boo
Travellin' and livin' off the land.....

"On the Road Again"
"Born to BE Wild"
"Going Up the Country"

Kick it UP on the Journey
Livin' Large
... WORD ... ma' Homie
Caregiver x 4
Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
14 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
Review of my Journey so far

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby Cherie » Thu Oct 23, 2014 2:14 am

You go girl!!!
36Yo F
2000 UC
2013 Stage 4 CC 15/126 LN spread to the omentum
June Collectomy all visible cancer removed
July Folfox + Avastin
2/14 clean scan
8/14 Ileo-anal pouch surgery still NED
1/15 Emergency illeostomy spread to peritoneum and small bowel

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby bldblu_2 » Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:35 am

Have a great trip!!! I'm jealous :D
My husband dx 12/2/2011 Colon
Folfox 2/2012-8/2012
March 2013 ~~ it's back
Mets to liver & peritoneum
Folfiri & avastin 4/2013
November 2013 stable scan
4/29/14 last Folfiri/Avastin
5/15/14 scan, new liver mets
6/4/14 Vectibix irenotecan

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby michelle c » Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:36 am

Good for you, Skypuppy! Your trip sounds amazing!

Take care and enjoy! :D ❤❤❤
25 May 09 Dx with CC (sigmoid colon) 2 days after my 44th b'day
CEA prior to surgery 4.7
3 Jun 09 LAR - Stage III 3/10 lymph nodes
6 Jul - 10 Dec 09 12 cycles FOLFIRI
Genetic testing - inconclusive for Lynch
Jul 12 port removed & hernia repair

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby Don.in.Dallas » Thu Oct 23, 2014 3:12 pm

Go for the gold, Skypup, you've earned a reward after all these years of battling. F**k cancer.

If I recall, we live in the same area. If so, let me know if you need anything done in your absence.

Have a great trip!
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
09/20 Still NED!
Previous: Laryngeal cancer
33 x rad
NED since 12/09

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby wifeandmom » Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:43 pm

Dear Skypup,

May the road rise up to meet you. Wishing you a wonderful trip.
Dx 4/09
Rectal CA T3 N0 M0
Neo-adj. rad/Xelox
Surgery 8/25/09 LAR, temp ileo
Reversal 10/09
Surgery 12/21/09 temp ileo
ICU 12/30/09
8 rounds Xelox
Surgery 9/9/10 fix fistula, redo anastomosis
Reversal surgery 12/23/10
Hernia surgery 5/19/11
2018 Dx with radiation-induced Lumbosacral Plexopathy
ATM gene mutation
3/2019 Dx uterine carcinosarcoma Stage 1a

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby Icesk8tr » Mon Oct 27, 2014 4:11 pm

Yayyyyyyy puppy.
Good for you.
Have a wonderful time :D :D :D

Stage IV CC 2010

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Re: F* cancer, I'm going on walkabout...

Postby rosa01 » Tue Oct 28, 2014 1:16 am

Have a great trip! Can't wait to see your pictures!

DX 12/11 DH Stg 4 cc age 60
12/20/1 1 lungs mets
2/1/12 started chemo oxe/ava/5-fu
3/12 liver mete fnd
5/12 new chemo irt/Eberix
8/12 lung surg
10/12 irt/Eberix
11/22- 02/2013 NED
02/13 nw right lung met
06/13 2 New liver lesion
06/13 chemo ?

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