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Old 10-25-11, 11:57 AM   #1
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Still riding :-) - Only ONE to go!

Treatment #5 was last Wednesday and as usual the side effects have been minor but uncomfortable. Iím looking forward to the last treatment in a couple weeks and I can leave behind the funny tasting food, bloating and a few other annoying side effects.

I was able to ride Friday and Saturday for a total of 15 miles. This gives me 930 miles for the season and Iím aiming for 1,000 miles for the year. I just hope the weather cooperates and I can make my goal.

My oncologist has indicated I can start the radiation as soon as possible after the last chemo since I havenít had any major problems. Hopefully the center can get everything coordinated and I can get started on the next phase of this journey.

Only 15 more days to the last chemo
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Old 10-25-11, 12:03 PM   #2
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How can I encourage someone as strong and brave as you? Keep on keeping on and put this all behind you asap!
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Old 10-25-11, 12:16 PM   #3
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That is great news.
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Old 10-25-11, 12:20 PM   #4
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congrats on the progress, our prayers are with you.
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Old 10-25-11, 12:44 PM   #5
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That sounds great Beverly! Congratulations on your will!

We had a woman ride with us last weekend who went thru chemo and radiation for breast cancer this past winter and spring. She cycled when she could during the treatments, and kept up with our club on Saturday. She is 61, btw
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Glad to see every thing proceeding

On the Funny tasting food--- Had the same after a precautionary dose but I grow my own vegetables. HOME GROWN--hence organic- Food did not have the same taste for me.

In Fact the wife bought Organic food for a long time at the supermarket and I took some back as I got that funny taste from a cabbage that was supposed to be organic. Finished up with a large box of Organic fruit as a Token of my inconvenience.
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Old 10-25-11, 01:56 PM   #8
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Beverly, you're like a Timex watch--you take a licking, and keep on ticking! Hang in there, you're doing great!
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Beverly, glad to hear things are going well.
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Glad to here you are doing so well

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Beverly, sorry to learn that you are having to go through this. But glad to learn that you are progressing. This can be beat! You can do it!
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You are an inspiration Beverly. Keep turning those pedals.
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Nora and I are very encouraged. Keep it up.
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Allegheny Jet said it the best. You are strong and brave and a true inspiration!
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Someone should combine the cancer stories of the BF 50+ers into an anthology. It would be a great read for folks facing this battle - especially for cyclists.

Maddy and I are in awe of your strength, Bev.
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Wonderful news!
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It won't be long now, Bev! My thoughts are with you!
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Old 10-26-11, 04:36 AM   #22
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Keep pressing on, Beverly. The top of the hill is in sight!
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And I thought I was the tough one wanting to get BACK on my back with my injuries!!! Awesome!!!
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That is super news Beverly. As said, you are an inspiration to all of us.

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