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


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#2301 Tim the Beek

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 12:41 PM

<3 :)

#2302 Karen

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 03:02 PM

I sure do love you both, Nancy and Brianne :heart:

#2303 Lostsailr

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 03:35 PM

Just stopped by to leave a little :heart: :heart: :heart:

for you and my brother's family who hosted a children's cancer research fundraiser in Arlington Va yesterday.

#2304 nancykind

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 10:18 AM

and it's back to work today! :eek: :funny1:

#2305 Karen

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 10:48 AM

Happy 'first day back to work'!

#2306 china cat

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 11:06 AM

and it's back to work today! :eek: :funny1:


Have a great day today, Nancypants!

#2307 DancingBearly

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 07:22 AM

Glad your back in the swing of things! Just popping in to say we love you.

#2308 nancykind

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 10:47 AM

i love you two too! :)

work is going okay, i am not stressing, even though they didn't file anything.

for 6 and one half months! :plain:

:grin: see???? no stress here! :D :lol:

i'm doing another fund raiser for the hospital on friday night, we are taking over a bar in queensbury and hospital board members, staff and volunteers are bartending and serving, from 3-midnight. i'm going up at 5:30 and i'm serving. i have never waitressed or served in my whoooole life. poor people. :funny1: my most important mission of course, is to encourage customers to give money to help me get the old radiation machine kicked right to the curb! :ravn:

i love you boardies. :) :heart:

#2309 August West

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:20 AM

i thought filing was your job? :huh:






maybe they just wanted to let you know how much they need you? :rolleyes:


congratulations being back at work! and what a great way to network for your cause!!!!
love you nancykind :heart:

come visit sometime and i will cook you some takeout chinese food :)

#2310 sarah b.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 01:36 PM

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#2311 TEO

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 01:42 PM

6 1/2 months, oh my! All best with that!

Hope all is going well and you continue refusing to let ordinary things stress you.

#2312 joecool

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:30 PM

thinking of you! all the time! still in our prayers! love ya! miss ya!

#2313 Tim the Beek

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:36 PM

<3 Nancy!

Smilin' at you being back in the mines with the rest of us serfs.

#2314 Tim the Beek

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 12:33 AM

:) ((((Nancy)))) <3

#2315 Karen

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:06 AM

How is work going?

:)

#2316 Royal

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:45 AM

((((Nancykind))))

#2317 TEO

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:46 AM

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#2318 nancykind

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 11:24 AM

work is going fine, i haven't moved into 'the sick room' yet but they're just waiting for the workspace furniture to come in. i hear them muttering about how crowded it's going to be over there..... still a little nervous about it but besides taking care of myself as best i can, the hospital gave me a box of masks! that oughta get a message across when the time comes! :lol:

the first week i got tired around 4 in the afternoon, every day, and then my back started hurting me baaaaad, i think just from sitting so much all of a sudden. hips too. so i'm trying to get up every hour or so and walk around the building and between that, stretching and some acupuncture for it, it's feeling a lot better now. wasn't expecting that one though! :) and so far, the micromanaging supervisor is leaving me alone for the most part. so far. :thup:

the fundraiser for the radiation machine at the bar last friday night was a BLAST!! i did great for not having waitressed before. and i'm not sure how much money was raised yet, i haven't asked. it wasn't toooo crowded at 8 or so when i left but i heard it got really crowded later on so i was glad i was done early. i woke up saturday not feeling great, but stayed in bed and slept a lot and by monday, whatever it was had decided to pass on by. whew!! and i will NEVER think my waitress' hands are clean again, ever. :lol:

the next fundraiser is for a different cause, providing lymphedema accessories for those that can't afford it. it's a FASHION show of all things! :lol: aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaannd? i'm wearing PANTS!!!! :lmao: even more??? i'm the only one who is wearing pants!!! :lol: what are the odds!??!? my outfit is from this cool consignment shop and is really vintage. red velvet bell bottom pants, heeled boots, a flowy blouse with fab rhinestones and a funky hat and cool jewellry. my song is 'back in the new york groove' by kiss (?) and i have to look it up on youtube and practice my model walk and my model sass. :funny1: we had a rehearsal last night and everyone is really nice.

zumba is going well, i'm at probably 80% at it, but it's going well considering i can't feel my feet! :tongue1: i think i'm going to switch up my yoga after the next session, pick up the kickboxing again perhaps - if not the next session then for sure the one after that - and move on to the next level of yoga. i'm excited for that. :)

oh! and guess what!! the little old lady who lives in the purple victorian was spotted last week! :D i'm not sure she's living there by herself any more but i'm trying to find out, in case i help shovel her again this winter. i'd like to do so, if i can.....

and that's about it! i'm busy. but good. trying not to get toooooo busy, toooo quickly though. :)

i love you all!!!!! :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart:

#2319 sneakyjack

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 12:56 PM

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#2320 nancykind

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 11:21 PM

hi Beany! saw your thread. :wink:

i updated just a couple posts up above. thanks for askin'! :) :heart:

the thyroid is healing still, i can see improvement in the swelling in the last couple of weeks, so i am just being patient.

have a couple of tests tomorrow but hopefully nothing earth shattering.... i've started taking kelp supplements to help detox and echinacea/astragalus for my immune system. i'm feeling good so far and hoping i can stay healthy all through the upcoming season. :thup:

#2321 Cheezdude

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 11:45 PM

Thank you for the updates. Sending positive vibes. (((((((nancykind))))))) :)

#2322 nancykind

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 12:13 AM

thank you for caring! :) :heart: :)

i guess new since that update is that i did move my workspace stuff last saturday when it was quiet. had it all set up perfectly except for the phone which is also the connection for the computer network and on monday found out that they hadn't considered my having to plug in and i had to move a lot of my things so they could pull the workspace out and fix it up. :facepalm: my file cabinet is out in a hallway and people have to climb over me when i'm filing in the bottom drawer. :rolleyes: had an easy day today, took an early lunch then went to our 'benefits fair' where all our health care and insurance co's, etc come to discuss whatever we like and give out schwag - it was nice to get a hug (and a pen :funny1: ) from the aflac rep :) - and i got my blood pressure, bmi, cholesteral etc checked, got my stupid freakin flu shot :tongue: a healthy snack, and then? a chair massage! and i won a gift certificate for a massage. the guy is pretty cute, too. :blush: by the time i got back to my desk it was time for an easy meeting and then the day was over and it was time for zumba! which i rocked! :dance: after class someone said "wow, you worked hard today!" well maybe at zumba, but not at work today!! :lol:

#2323 Royal

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 12:18 AM

Hi Nancykind!

I work those benefit/health fairs all the time as part of my volunteering. Glad you're doing well :heart:

#2324 megmyster

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 01:02 AM

Much love to you Nancy...you really do rock!

#2325 pixiebug

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 02:43 AM

<3 Back at work! Awesome!

#2326 sarah b.

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 03:28 AM

<3

#2327 nancykind

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 12:40 PM

awwww, thanks pixiebug - and Sarah!! :) :heart:

well the fashion show fundraiser this past friday was fun!! they had a good crowd and some excellent silent auction items. they did the make up for us and i could hardly recognize myself! :lol: will try to get pics to share.

and could everyone take a moment to send Brianne some speedy healing vibes please? she had her surgery friday and did great, just like i knew she would, but the after surgery can be tricky too and they'd go to good use, i'm sure. :heart:

#2328 Tim the Beek

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 12:45 PM

((((Brianne))))

<3 Nancy.

#2329 pixiebug

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 03:21 PM

{{{{{{{{{Brianne}}}}}}}}}} Gentle and loving recovery hugs! :heart:

Both of you ladies are so awe-inspiring...

#2330 Beany

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 12:43 AM

Thanks for updating Nancy! Wonka told me you're healing.
yeah the thyroid thing takes a while to heal. Mine took a good 6 months I'm afraid to say. I remember I went to a christmas party with a giant bandage on my neck with an xmas tree painted on it. Whatever.

So glad you're on the mend. You still can't feel your feet? When will that feeling come back? Did the doctors say anything?
I keep thinking about twilight dancer. Kisses to everyone!!!!!!

Oh and I got the colonoscopy. All clear for another 5-10 years. Maybe. Hooray for being 50!!!

#2331 tyedyedee

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 12:48 AM

link to send brianne an ecard: http://www.virtua.or...eting-form.aspx
when it asks, it the "memorial" hospital :smile:
love you, brianne :heart:

love you too, nancypants :wavey: :heart:

#2332 Royal

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 01:24 AM

:heart: ((((Brianne)))) :heart:

#2333 sums

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:20 AM

hey nancy, i'm going to send you some powdered reishi mushrooms for your immune system to go with the echinacea and astragalus :) :heart:

#2334 nancykind

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:57 AM

that one is "with reishi" as a matter of fact! :)

suuuper frustrating Beany! the thyroid area is better but i feel like the lymph nodes above that are permanently fucked up. :undecided:

Dee, the neuropathy can be there for months/years, or it could be permanent. it's been months already, but i'm being optimistic, still. :thup:

#2335 TEO

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:42 PM

Much Love :heart:

#2336 vinandtonic

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 04:51 PM

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#2337 Luvsdaizies

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:02 PM

Hi Nanc-

Just popping in to say hello, see how you are doing and give you a great big warm HUG!

thinking of you... xo

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#2338 sums

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:36 PM

good combo :) if you want, i have a whole host of great medicinal mushrooms and other immune boosting stuff.

#2339 Jersey Thug

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 12:15 AM

soooo...Brianne posted a Facebook update just a little while ago. just thought i'd share here where so much support and love is shown (and where we all know how very much cancer sucks):

OFFICIALLY CANCER FREE!!!!!!!!!

:bouncey: :bouncey: :bouncey: :bouncey: :bouncey: :bouncey: :bouncey: :bouncey: :bouncey: :bouncey: :bouncey:

Edited by Jersey Thug, 16 November 2012 - 01:46 AM.


#2340 nancykind

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:23 AM

:clapping:

#2341 Beany

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:31 AM

HOORAY!!!!!

#2342 sarah b.

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 05:48 AM

Woo-hoo! :jam:

#2343 tyedyedee

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 11:18 PM

that is what i am effin talking about! :bliss: :heart:

#2344 Tim the Beek

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 03:26 PM

Brianne ...
OFFICIALLY CANCER FREE!!!!!!!!!


:bliss:

#2345 Tim the Beek

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 03:27 PM

((((Nancy)))), still, and always. <3

#2346 joecool

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:41 PM

yayyyyyy!!!!!

and, hi nancykind! me love you long time!!!

#2347 nancykind

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 12:55 AM

siiiooooooooooooooooooo. things are going okay and i thank you for the continued love and support. i'm having one more surgery, on weds. they tell me that everything's fine and that there's nothing to worry about on the right side but i'm finding it incredibly stressful to have the target be there, and i do feel some uncomfortable things going on in both the breast and the armpit.

and i'm never going to get them to feel what i feel.

so i think i'll just be happier if i get the mastectomy done on the other side and the surgeon has agreed to take out the couple lymph nodes that are bothering me. we did an mri and the results are normal. which, given my history, doesn't make me feel any better.

and this won't do anything for my lungs, liver, ovaries, brain, etc, but still.... i just don't like what i feel.

i'll be out of work from weds through at least the end of the year, we'll see how quickly the drain comes out. hopefully quickly! and hopefully it won't get all fubar'd this time. it's quite a way to end the year but i'll be glad to have it wrapped up in 2012 and not dragging the stress and worry into the new year. i think this will be good for me. :up:

#2348 Jwheelz

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 01:03 AM

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#2349 Dagan

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 01:15 AM

THAT IS WHY I QUIT SMOKING "TOBACCO" CIGARETTES AND HAVEN'T HAD ONE SENSE ONE YEAR AND ONE WEEK AGO TO THE DATE!
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#2350 Royal

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 01:38 AM

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