Lifes2Short Paralyzed - updated 9-17

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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed

Postby dipifit » Sun Aug 16, 2009 7:46 pm

I hope that she recuperates soon, I will pray for her, really wish you and your family the best, you are defenately a great support for your wife.

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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed

Postby Magnolia » Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:56 pm

Give her my best. I'll keep her in my prayers.
Dx Stage IIIC CC 3/10/06
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Avastin 4/06 - 4/07
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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed

Postby seussfan » Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:33 pm

Absolutely horrible! I am so very sorry all this is happening. I hope that her recovery is quick and she can get up and around soon. You all will bein our thoughts and prayers.
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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed

Postby willtowin » Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:19 am

Wow...that is just so sad to me. I am sorry. I hope that her recovery is swift and that she is not in too much pain. I pray for your family and your kids and of course your wife. Wishing you all the best.
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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed

Postby dianne052506 » Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:34 am

Prayers and best wishes from North Carolina. Tell her we will blanket the country in good thoughts for her.
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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed

Postby MonaL » Mon Aug 17, 2009 4:17 am

Oh no, how terrifying! I am so sorry - I will be thinking healing thoughts for your family.
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surgery, Xelox, and IP-6
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surveillance stopped summer 2014, due to age
died 1/2018, from Parkinson's (triggered by one of his cancer surgeries and/or chemo)

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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed

Postby gofisch » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:31 pm

OMG, can you imagine if this happened while she was in Vermont??? Wow, please pass along our good good thoughts for her. Hoping for a mind-boggling quick recovery!!
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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed

Postby Terry » Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:05 pm

I was hoping we would have had an update. Please let us know when you have time how she is. I'm praying for her and so is my family and my church family.
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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed - updated 9-17

Postby Ellen » Mon Aug 17, 2009 4:07 pm

From one parent of young kids to another, please extend my love and positive energy with your wife. We are comrades in this fight and I am with her all the way. Thank you for continuing to keep us posted, and lots of healing energy to you as you help her through this very challenging time.

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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed - updated 9-17

Postby Twinsmom » Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:16 pm

I'm thrilled to hear this positive update. More sorry than I can say that you all have to go through this but you will overcome. Sending positive thoughts and good wishes your way.
rectal cancer dx 12/19/08 at age 46
49 yrs old
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chemoradiation 6 weeks Jan 09-Feb09
surgery 4/13/09, clean margins, temp ileo
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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed - updated 9-17

Postby pearlgirl » Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:35 pm

Twinsmom wrote:I'm thrilled to hear this positive update. More sorry than I can say that you all have to go through this but you will overcome. Sending positive thoughts and good wishes your way.

I don't see an update(??)...
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LAR 9/06
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8/4/08> 6 months chemo
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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed - updated 9-17

Postby hannahw » Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:14 pm

How difficult to not be at your regular hospital with your regular doctors. But wonderful news that she is improving. You're in my thoughts.
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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed - updated 9-17

Postby bdurant » Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:44 pm

I know how hard this is on you, your wonderful wife, your children, and all who know and love you all. This colon club is an extended family and all our prayers are with you all.
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Rectal Cancer Surgery Aug. 2005
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Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed - updated 9-17

Postby Gaelen » Tue Aug 18, 2009 6:16 am

pearlgirl wrote:I don't see an update(??)...

it's edited into the first post
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2/11 recurrence R lung, spinal bone mets - chemo, RFA lung mets
4/12 stopped treatment


Re: Lifes2Short Paralyzed - updated 9-17

Postby dipifit » Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:57 pm

I am sending her all the good and positive vibe every night in my prayers as everyone else in this forum, hopefully soon she will be in her own two feet next to her wonderful family... thanks for the update!!! I am sure she will fine!!!!

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