Inspirational Sayings

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Re: Inspirational Sayings

Postby Guinevere » Mon Oct 15, 2012 1:10 pm

A dear, dear friend posted this one on her Caring Bridge page and I love it!

"I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship."
- Louisa May Alcott -
Hrt atk - Feb 11
CRC4 DX - Apr 11
APR liver rsct, procto - Jul 11
Folfox/Avastin - Sep 11
Xeliri - Nov 11
Iritux - Jun 12
Break - Jan - Mar 13
Iritux - Mar 13
Stivarga - Aug 13
Folfiri - Oct 13
Exhausted treatment options - May 14

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Re: Inspirational Sayings

Postby Regan » Sat Aug 29, 2015 9:30 am

mm66ny wrote:
"Dwelling in the past is robbing from the future."

Deep one.
DH dx 7/12
Stg IV RC liver mets
11/12 Hrt Attk by Folfox
1/13 Liver resct
4/13 LAR-Temp
1/14 revrsal
4/14 Hrnia surg 4/14
1/15 local recur, liver, lung, aortocaval region of retroperitoneum, anterior wall of distal abdominal aorta
2/15 Irinotecan
1/16 Lonsurf (fail--just zapped. Strength)
Aug 10, 2016 at rest

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Re: Inspirational Sayings

Postby JudeD59 » Sat Aug 29, 2015 12:58 pm

"Keep your friends close, and a soft roll of toilet paper closer"

56 yrs old, wife, mother to 4 daughters
RC Stage II T3N0M0 DX April 2, 2015
6 cm. mid-rectum-CEA 121
Xeloda and radiation finished 06/15/15- CEA 242
CEA right before surgery 81
LAR performed 8/12/15 Temporary ileostomy
CEA 10-21-15 1.6
PET scan 11-4-15 All clear
Port installed 11/11/15
Folfox started 11/18/15
Folfox stopped due to bad reaction
Reversal 2/17/16
CEA 2/3/16 1.7
CEA 3/31/16 1.3
CT Scan 4/12/16 All Clear
Port removed 4/21/16
CEA 5/24/17 1.4

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Re: Inspirational Sayings

Postby Danieljt » Sat Aug 29, 2015 8:46 pm

If life gives you lemons, find someone whose live gave then vodka and have a party!
70 male stage 3b cc
Dx 5/9/14
Resection 7/1/14
dx 9/14
65 yr wife DLCl
Sct 3/21/19 Ned last 8 mo.

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Re: Inspirational Sayings

Postby JennPixie » Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:51 am

Great thread! And thanks to CRguy for bringing it to my attention in my Music Thread. 8)
Quotes and inspirations.... sooo many!

Some days you will be the Light for others,
and some days you will need some Light from them.
As long as there is Light, there is Hope, and there is a way.
(author unknown)

Light up the night, Wild One.
Your smile is going to save someone's life.
-Erin Van Vuren

All the things that truly matter,
beauty, love, creativity, joy and inner piece
arise from beyond the mind.
-Eckhart Tolle

Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
-George Carlin
F, 44y/o
Colon cancer, ascending colon
Stage 4
Colostomy, reversal, loop illeostomy

Started FOLFOX Feb. 14th...

A work in progress...
...Aren't we all.?.

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Re: Inspirational Sayings

Postby sdino » Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:53 pm

As my Great Grand-pappy always said... " Taint no sense getting drunk unless you can show it". :wink:
Caregiver for Wife 54 yrs old
DX:11/16-CC sigmoid colon
Lung Mets: 25+ Bilateral ranging 4mm-5.0cm
iTCR TIL Trial NCT03412877 4/19 to 7/19 Off trial, - Sept. 2019 TIL trial NCT01174121
CT Scans: 7/2020 lung met shrinkage 36%, 3 lung mets left, two Liver mets destroyed by TILs
Brain tumor removal 3/2020
CEA:16-11/16; 5 -9/18; 63 -8/19; 1 -1/20; 0.8-5/20

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Re: Inspirational Sayings

Postby CRguy » Sun Jul 31, 2022 11:41 am

As a nod to the idea that many of us are dealing with CRC survival and ongoing treatment as a "chronic illness "
... I just thought I would add this recent article dealing more with the mindset and things we CAN change.

How to live with chronic illness

Key points – How to live with chronic illness

It’s not about going back: it’s about moving forward.
You write the narrative.
Shift your vocabulary.
Make lifestyle changes.
Pace yourself, learn your limits, and set boundaries.
Seek the right support.
Allow yourself happiness and fun!

Cheers and best wishes to all on the Journey
and the many folks who have already contributed to this topic from way back in 2008 !

Harmony All
Caregiver x 4
Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
15 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
Review of my Journey so far

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Inspirational poster

Postby O Stoma Mia » Tue Jan 17, 2023 5:41 am

nmorgen wrote:I am striving to start my everyday with positivity. It is not that easy. I think I need an inspirational poster like I had when I was young. Happy New Year crcguy!


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