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Old 02-16-14, 05:56 PM
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Five Years ago

Five years ago today I got a phone call from the oncologist saying that I didn't need any further treatment or follow up. Needless to say that even though it was only 9:30 in the morn I had a wee dram or two in celebration. Tonight, I'll have another wee dram or two in celebrating of being a survivor. Take care everybody.
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Old 02-16-14, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by overthehillmedi View Post
Five years ago today I got a phone call from the oncologist saying that I didn't need any further treatment or follow up. Needless to say that even though it was only 9:30 in the morn I had a wee dram or two in celebration. Tonight, I'll have another wee dram or two in celebrating of being a survivor. Take care everybody.
Congrats!
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Old 02-16-14, 06:39 PM
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Absolutely congrats.

A friend of mine is not so lucky. After about a year he's had a recurrence and is on his last legs as we speak. I've got to think that his crummy diet of cheap hot dogs and baloney sandwiches has been a factor in his not fighting it off. He's in his early '40s.
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Old 02-16-14, 06:43 PM
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Old 02-16-14, 07:12 PM
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Good for you.
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Old 02-16-14, 08:03 PM
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A 5-year survivor, what a great anniversary that must be for you. congrats!!!

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Old 02-16-14, 09:24 PM
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+1 on the congrats...keep on keepin on
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Old 02-16-14, 09:46 PM
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Good to hear - thanks for sharing. Keep riding.
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Old 02-16-14, 09:49 PM
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That's fantastic. As a double cancer survivor, I know how you feel about beating it. Let's hope you never see it return again.
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Congratulations! My wife is a cancer survivor too, so I know what of you speak. We were literally on the edge, with a 50/50 recurrence probability.

Sword of Damocles, B-GONE!

I hope I don't offend anyone by saying this, but I really believe that if there is any silver lining in the cloud of cancer, it's that if you survive, you learn to appreciate every day just that much more.
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Old 02-16-14, 10:13 PM
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Congratulations on the 5 years, and may you have many, many more!
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Old 02-17-14, 05:44 AM
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Old 02-17-14, 05:57 AM
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Congratulations and thank you for sharing this.
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