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have we mentioned lately how MUCH cancer SUCKS!?!?!?!??!?!!?!??!?!?!?!!


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#1251 sums

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 05:15 PM

:heart: :heart:

#1252 Tim the Beek

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 06:10 PM

((((Nancy))))

#1253 Erinisme

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 06:14 PM

Nancy you amaze me :heart:

You do look tramatized in the ones w braids....but without the hair you look strong! So strong! I love how you are taking control of this :heart:

Hope today is a great day for you

#1254 August West

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 11:21 PM

nancykind, with this board as my witness, i will get out of this mad house :crazy: and stop in to visit (at your convenience of course) :heart:

#1255 nancykind

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 12:07 AM

thank you my friends. :heart:

Auggie, i have acu and yoga tomorrow but tuesday after noon i'm free.

#1256 nikkiblue

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 12:38 AM

Hi Nancy! <3

#1257 August West

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 12:50 AM

acu :rockon:

tuesday afternoon works great for me :)

hopefully come tuesday the tuesday person will be here and competent enough to let me feel like it is safe to leave the house :rolleyes:

#1258 Royal

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 01:14 AM

Hi Nancy,

I'm going to Washington, DC with the Alzheimer's Association for the next couple of days. I probably wont have internet connection so I'm gonna give hugs for each day now.

(((((((Monday Nancykind)))))))
((((((Tuesday Nancykind)))))))
((((((Wednesday Nancykind))))))

#1259 nancykind

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 01:39 AM

thanks! have a good time Ryan

#1260 nancykind

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 12:01 PM

ruh roh. my eyebrows are itching like crazy. weird.... well, and more :undecided: but weird.

#1261 hoagie

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 12:07 PM

good music helps in healing

#1262 Karen

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 01:32 PM

Hi Nancy! We missed you SO much at Wanee. It just wasn't the same without you....

:heart:

#1263 Raynequeen

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 06:03 PM

good afternoon. just stopping in to say love love love and then some love love love. :) love.

#1264 nancykind

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 11:09 PM

hi Karen! ohhh, you did wanee for years without me. :tongue1: glad you had fun, dan said it rained.

thanks darlin'! :) :dance: :heart:

#1265 pixiebug

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 11:38 PM

<3 <3

#1266 little frog

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:05 AM

good evening beautiful .. did it snow up by you?

#1267 nancykind

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 09:58 AM

good morning gorgeous! :) no, it did not! :dance:

#1268 joecool

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 11:22 AM

hey hey! beautiful nancy!! good mornin darlin! hope your day is great today! sendin love, good vibes, prayers, and happy thoughts!! all for you!

#1269 B. Diddy

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 02:56 PM

Hi Nancy! Hope all is peaceful in your world today. :D :heart:

#1270 sarah b.

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 01:50 AM

Big, gentle hugs and not-itchy eyebrows to you! <3

#1271 Karen

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 02:00 AM

Good night and sweet dreams Nancy :)

#1272 Tim the Beek

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 03:08 AM

((((Nancy))))

#1273 nikkiblue

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 12:19 PM

Good Mornin Miss Nancy.

:)

#1274 gram-man

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 12:40 PM

Morning Nancy. Sending love and good vibes your way. Hope you're having a good day! &amp;--#60;3 &amp;--#60;3 &amp;--#60;3

#1275 B. Diddy

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 01:31 PM

Morning Nancy. :D

#1276 nancykind

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 12:06 AM

good morning! :) aaaaand we're off! 3 down, 5 to go. :jam:

soulshiny came up for this treatment, thank you Kelly!!! :) :heart: then her/our friend Julie met us at the hospital too. Kelly i think you were in the bathroom when we were talking and Julie suddenly said "ooh, your body likes that stuff!" i was confused for a second but she clarified that she had picked up a very strong "it's working" vibe. i was on the last bag o meds, so the adriamycin was up at the time. i like it :thup: :)

just woke up from a nap and am feeling suuuuper nauseous but just ate something and i'm wearing my wristbands, took my meds and am using additional means to control it as well. and if i barf, well then, i have MORE meds for that! :D :rolleyes: if i never use that last one, that is ooookay by me, however! i'm grateful that they have developed so much better means to help control this particular side effect in recent years.

Kelly met my dad today. :funny1: when we walked into the lobby by the cancer center, there he was! and he'd already been to the check in window to see if i was around already so i guess he is getting pretty comfortable over there! :) so we sat in the waiting room before my blood draw and he said he wasn't staying, he was running errands. he couldn't bear to do the actual chemo part with me anyway, so that was fine. so when the nurse came out to get me, he stood up with me, walked over to the hallway, we said goodbye and i went into the blood lab and i thought he left.

but apparently he went BACK to Kelly who was still in the waiting room and said "thank you for all your support!" and gave her a thumbs up! :lol: :lol: i knew nothing about this until Kelly and i got upstairs to the dr's waiting room and she kept saying "your dad is so cute!" and "he's so cute!". :lol:

which he is, of course! :funny1:

and Julie gave me a 'may basket'! :D it's really cute and has little paper flowers all over it and had some tea and crackers and other goodies in it! soooo sweet of her!!!! :heart:

#1277 KrisNYG

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 12:43 AM

(((((((Dads))))))) :lol: :heart:

#1278 nancykind

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:00 AM

i know, he cracks me up. he forgot a lunch date he'd made with me yesterday and felt guilty! plus he's heading out west for 2 weeks on friday morning and really did want to get together beforehand. i told him i'd try for lunch tomorrow but no promises. i'll try to get up to the house to see him for a little while, if i manage it though.

and i just read this in my aarp bulletin:
Believe it or not, some people swear they use potato peels to naturally darken their graying hair! The process: Boil peels in water for about 30 minutes, then strain and let cool. Rinse your hair with the potato peel water after each shampooing, and some say it could gradually darken gray hair. :thup: :lol:

#1279 foo

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:13 AM

i just read this in my aarp bulletin: Believe it or not, some people swear they use potato peels to naturally darken their graying hair! The process: Boil peels in water for about 30 minutes, then strain and let cool. Rinse your hair with the potato peel water after each shampooing, and some say it could gradually darken gray hair. :thup: :lol:



Now I find this out???? I have had gray hair since high school
I wonder if the dirt from the potatoes is what covers the gray??? :rolling:

#1280 nancykind

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:15 AM

good point!! they don't say to wash 'em first! :lol:

#1281 Ginger Snap

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:20 AM

Popping in to say hi! :heart:

#1282 nancykind

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:24 AM

hi honey!!! :wavey: :heart: :)

#1283 Ginger Snap

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:26 AM

Hi Nancy! I can't wait to wrap my arms around you. :smile:

#1284 nancykind

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:29 AM

sounds AWESOME!!!! :)

i'm going to become a hug hoarder!!! :D

#1285 Karen

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:34 AM

I love potatoes and I love Nancy :)

#1286 Ginger Snap

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:38 AM

sounds AWESOME!!!! :) i'm going to become a hug hoarder!!! :D


I know the treatment for that! Take YOUR hugs! now THAT'S what I call a treatment! :gingersnap:

#1287 little frog

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:42 AM

i heard potato peels are also supposed to be good for cuts and burns .. i haven't been able to make this work, maybe i'm doing it wrong ?? I bet it works on gray hair ... i wonder what actual color it makes your hair?

#1288 nancykind

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:57 AM

and they won't make an awful tv show about it! :lol:

i heard potato peels are also supposed to be good for cuts and burns .. i haven't been able to make this work, maybe i'm doing it wrong ?? I bet it works on gray hair ... i wonder what actual color it makes your hair?



yer doin' it wrong! :lol: i don't know, maybe Summer does? although she (and i) swear by plantains, i'm not sure we have plaintains yet.

and umm.. yikes! i hadn't even considered that! :lol:

#1289 little frog

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 02:08 AM

i use an indian powder made of roots to strengthen and color my hair, it does have a henna in it, so your color will get dark brown or a reddish of varying shades depending on the starting color. on gray I think it would be an interesting red. :bouncey:

#1290 Royal

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 03:09 AM

Hi Nancy, I'm home from the Alzheimer's Forum.... Merideth Viera, Maria Schrver, Pat Summit (you may not know her she's the winningest coach in college basketball history) and Jane Seymour spoke at the dinner. I lobbied senators and congressmen today. Between the travel, being dressed up, and running around it was one of the toughest and yet most fun things I've ever done. I hope you get the chance to do go do Washington, DC and lobby for cancer research.

I'm gonna be visitng Meg in Glens Falls on Friday. I'm free in the afternoon. If you need anything, groceries, whatever you need just let me know.

wishing you the best in comfort and strength and he's your thursday hug, a little early. ((((Nancykind))))

#1291 china cat

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 03:43 AM

I love you, Nancypants

hugs

#1292 nancykind

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 11:20 AM

love you too! :heart: :)

hope all went well Ryan! i don't think i need anything, thank you though. if you want to stop by feel free to text and see if i'm awake though. :) :heart:

#1293 elder

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 02:13 PM

Ya know Nance, I can't read one page of a Steven King book anymore without stopping to think about you.
Which makes my world that much better.

Love you.

#1294 KittyRocks

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 03:25 PM

http://www.npr.org/b...isk?ft=1&f=1001

#1295 joecool

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 03:37 PM

heidey hi!
hope your day is gonna be splendid! wishing you a settled tummy, warmth, and peace! oh yeah....and some happiness too!
love ya!

#1296 Luvsdaizies

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 04:46 PM

Thinking of you my dear!

#1297 nancykind

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 04:48 PM

they're very clear on diet and exercise to me so far, i believe it too. they made it sound like a little extra fat going in to surgery and treatment isn't terrible but is much worse to have on the other end of treatment. they also are firmly in favor of yoga and tai chi now. good to hear, as far as i'm concerned.

thank you aptly named Angel! :) :wink: :heart:

#1298 ladygingechilla

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 05:57 PM

(((Nancy))) !!!!
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Hoping all the antiemetics are working today <3

#1299 sarah b.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:08 PM

Yeah, yoga and tai chi, and yeah, you! <3 always close at heart.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:48 PM

Thinking of you~~sending out sunshiny happy healing nancykind vibes~~