Maggie Nell wrote:
..a concept to adapt to suit individual requirements as needed.
I suggest raised carrot-orange type on a buff background...
That's exactly what I needed to hand out to all those people with annoying comments/questions!
No matter the platitudes of well-meaning but clueless friends (and sometimes complete strangers!), I preferred to look cancer in its beady little mother-fucking eyes, have a real sense of its ultimate destructiveness on my body, and move on to dealing with the situation. No one can know what it's like to be in my kick-ass boots unless they've been there, which is why I love the people (like you!) on this forum!
Stage IV, liver/lung mets 8/4/2010
Xelox+Avastin 8/18/10 to 10/21/11
LAR, liver resec, HAI pump 11/11
Double lung surgery + ileo reversal 2/12
Adjuvant Xeloda 3-9/12
VATS rt. lung 12/21/12 - benign granuloma!
NED 3/17/12 to 7/13/2018, CEA<1