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Offline papabearjew

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This cancer shit sucks
« on: January 09, 2017, 01:29:48 AM »
Many of you have sent me pm's or well wishes within posts about my health and I thank you.  I figured this is the best way to respond. Without getting into detail I'll say that my last cancer scans were not good and the cancer continues to grow despite chemo that makes me really sick. The cancer started in the colon (please get checked) then spread to the pelvis and the lungs. After 5 major surgeries colon and pelvis have been ok but the lungs are a big problem. Colon cancer metastasized to the lungs is far more aggressive than lung cancer that originated in the lungs. The cancer is in all lobes of the lungs and continues to grow. I'm at a point where I'll have scans after only three more treatments. Just finished one on Thursday. Down the road I'm facing some pretty sucko decisions about treatment. That's the gist of things anyway. I know an approximate timetable but would prefer not to post it.
Without my family (especially my granddaughter!) I probably would stop the chemo. At least music gives me a lot of enjoyment.
Hope this makes sense, too lazy to proof read.

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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2017, 06:14:28 AM »
Prayers sent your way. Cancer does suck! My father died at 53 from cancer and several of my uncles also. I've seen the ugly side and pray for a cure.
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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2017, 06:26:59 AM »
PBJ-My thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2017, 09:27:45 AM »
I'm on the younger side here, but I've seen more than my fair share of cancer suffering. If there's anything you ever need, feel free to reach out.

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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2017, 01:46:32 PM »
I'm sorry Brad.   If there is anything I can do...

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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2017, 02:46:20 PM »
Sending positive energies towards you and your family -

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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2017, 07:53:23 PM »
Argg.  I want to kick cancer in the nuts.  Looking forward to catching up with your this weekend. 

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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2017, 10:04:55 PM »
Stay strong my fellow audio nut.  :)
Sending lots of prayers your way.

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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2017, 10:53:59 PM »
Greetings PBJ! 

My thoughts are with you and your family.  This is a terrible thing for you to go through.  I know that you have been struggling with this for many years.  Keep fighting for the family, they are worth it.
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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2017, 06:34:57 AM »
PBJ,
Prayers for you and your family as you enter 2017 with this difficult battle with cancer...

May comfort and peace be with you...


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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #10 on: January 11, 2017, 08:25:11 AM »
PBJ,

Good luck with the treatment.  You seem to have a handle on the attitude part of this stuff.   That will help.  Keep your family and friends close.  They are what count.

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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2017, 07:55:28 PM »
Thanks everyone

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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2017, 11:28:57 PM »
My answer to this post is a 350-pound pallet being delivered to your place tomorrow at approximately 1pm-4pm.
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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2017, 01:07:36 AM »
As long as it's not a 350 pound hooker.


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Re: This cancer shit sucks
« Reply #14 on: January 12, 2017, 08:46:37 PM »
As long as it's not a 350 pound hooker.

Yea,  that would defeat the purpose?   ???

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