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Re: My cancer journey
« Reply #260 on: April 09, 2017, 08:36:30 pm »
What a journey Ed, great stamina and progress.
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« Reply #261 on: April 10, 2017, 07:33:19 am »
Just a few bumps in the road . Very glad to hear from you.
We have a lot of good boys and girls in harms way
lets all support them and their familys.

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Re: My cancer journey
« Reply #262 on: April 10, 2017, 08:13:12 am »
   That is wonderful news Ed , home looks go on ya...  :)
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Re: My cancer journey
« Reply #263 on: April 10, 2017, 01:04:11 pm »
Ed, I think what you don't realize that you are here as much for us as we are for you, probably more so. Your strength and courage are things that most of us can only hope to have if a time comes where it is called upon. You sir are our inspiration. :)
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« Reply #264 on: April 10, 2017, 01:26:14 pm »
I don't think it can be said much better than the big guy just put it. Thanks for the update you have been and will remain in my thoughts. You are definitely an inspiration. Best wishes to you and your family sent your way. Stay strong.

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Re: My cancer journey
« Reply #265 on: April 10, 2017, 09:27:29 pm »
Hi Ed,
To put it frankly, I have been avoiding this thread (from title) until now, and once I started to read I could not stop until I read all 14 pages of posts.
My experience has been quite different with my family.  I have no cancer history in my family, but on my mom's side everybody died quite sudden from heart disease, usually from sudden massive heart failure.
You however have a fighting chance, where my family, and likely me will die of the silent killer.
Given any choice at all, I would prefer to have a chance to fight against the dark; soldier on,  beat this cancer and live!

Most of all, love your family and the support they give.  I would have given anything to have kept my 4 uncles around for additional months or years.  Now my mum (the youngest now 67) is only one on her side still alive, and I worry a lot as she is now alone since her husband has also die from enlarged heart last year.

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Re: My cancer journey
« Reply #266 on: April 13, 2017, 01:07:24 am »
Welcome back, Ed.
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« Reply #267 on: April 13, 2017, 12:58:55 pm »
 JJ, you can guard against heart problems. Just find questions you need answered and don't let the doctors walk away till your completely satisfied with their answers. If I had looked for problems as to why my hip hurt so much I could have asked for pertinent blood test that would have picked up on the problems.It may not have stopped the cancer but it would have gave me more warning to fight it.

 Yes I did get a tablet but fat fingers make it hard to write on it. I've washed my hands so much it's hard to hold onto it.Other than that I like it.

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« Reply #268 on: April 14, 2017, 03:14:09 pm »
What blood test is that Ed?  Hope you are healing well.

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« Reply #269 on: April 14, 2017, 09:17:52 pm »
Thinking of you Ed
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« Reply #270 on: April 21, 2017, 10:37:58 am »
 thechknhwk, If they had run blood test for White blood cells it would have come to light earlier. Also red blood cell test will find problems.

 I'm home, but still space in and out a lot so I don't return comments as quick as I should.
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« Reply #271 on: April 21, 2017, 01:35:11 pm »
That's okay with us, Ed.   :)
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« Reply #272 on: April 21, 2017, 03:02:45 pm »
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Re: My cancer journey
« Reply #273 on: April 21, 2017, 09:42:46 pm »
X3 you have to take care of yourself first

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« Reply #274 on: April 21, 2017, 10:55:29 pm »
dont say much but have been following your journey
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« Reply #275 on: April 22, 2017, 10:41:24 am »
Thanks everyone. I really like the Forestry Forum and need to follow where I can. If I answer here then read forestry and logging I'm lucky just to make it thru, I try checking out sawing and milling an general I'm pretty much done. Sawing and milling is impossible to keep up with  ;D .
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« Reply #276 on: April 23, 2017, 09:27:09 pm »
I'll second the thought that sawmill and milling is impossible to keep up with...that's one happening place for sure  :D

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« Reply #277 on: April 24, 2017, 07:52:06 am »
I check this thread to see how things are going with you.
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« Reply #278 on: April 24, 2017, 08:56:18 am »
 Thanks thecfarm.
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« Reply #279 on: May 01, 2017, 06:55:44 pm »
 I've had problems this last week. If I take a prescribed higher dose of pain meds, I can't stay awake. If I take a lower dose I hurt so bad I can't motivate. It's really bugging me,I can sit here and fall right to sleep in mid sentence,or hurt so much I can't sit still enough to read what your all up to. It took me 10 mins. just to write this.
 I'm still having problems with eating too. If I don't take motion sick pills I can't eat without loosing it. I'm hoping the doctors at Hanover have answer's. We thought we had one more app. on wed. but now I don't know they didn't call back today.
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