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DJ64

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Re:Komen reunion! - Thursday, April 11, 2013 6:04 PM
Thank you all for your kind condolences.  My Dad did pass away on Tuesday.  The pain he has suffered so long with is over.  I am thinking of all the positive things about his life and that is helping, along with re-reading the emails that I have kept.

Best to you all,

DJ
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Stage IV  lungs, lining, ribs, left scapula and left clavicle - Used all the hormonal drugs - tamoxifen, arimidex,  , Faslodex 250 mg,  femara, , drug break using own estrogen (progression in 7 months), rebooted femara (progression on next scan) Faslodex 500 mg ended 18 1/2 years on hormonal therapies - 2013,  Taxol - 2014 now on Doxil. 
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Re:Komen reunion! - Thursday, April 11, 2013 6:18 PM
I'm so sorry DJ and hope in time the happy memories you shared will bring some comfort to you. (((((hugs))))
Tricia Keegan...From Ireland Dx July '05 IDC 3/9 nodes pos..triple positive..a/c x 4..Taxol/herceptin x 12
Herceptin 1yr ..rads x35 oophorectomy Aug '06
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Re:Komen reunion! - Thursday, April 11, 2013 6:24 PM
DJ,
I do hope the emails bring you comfort and help you to recall warm and wonderful memories about time with your Dad ((((())))))
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Re:Komen reunion! - Thursday, April 11, 2013 8:15 PM
So sorry DJ - I hope reading his emails and remembering the good times helps you in your grief.  I received a letter from my father a week or two after he passed which had been forwarded from my old address.  It was strange and comforting all at the same time.  

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Re:Komen reunion! - Friday, April 12, 2013 1:20 PM
Don't feel bad about the date Ruthie. Mine says I joined in 2005...WRONG. I was dx in March of 2007 and came here shortly afterwards. It is not something I can fix, or I would have by now...at least I don't think I can. Dancing bananas aren't working for me, nor the smileys, so I just have to do the "plain Jane" posts and replies. HUGS :)
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Re:Komen reunion! - Friday, April 12, 2013 4:25 PM
Susan the smilies don't work with Firefox if you're using that (as I do!)
Tricia Keegan...From Ireland Dx July '05 IDC 3/9 nodes pos..triple positive..a/c x 4..Taxol/herceptin x 12
Herceptin 1yr ..rads x35 oophorectomy Aug '06
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Re:Komen reunion! - Friday, April 12, 2013 5:30 PM
My sympathies are with you, DJ.  As hard as it is to lose a loved one, to lose them at this time, while you're in the midst of your fight, must really test your faith and strength.

Sending you a cyber-hug.  He's watching over you!

(BTW, Tricia and Susan ... I don't know where to even FIND the faces, etc. anymore!)
Ilene
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Re:Komen reunion! - Friday, April 12, 2013 5:55 PM
Ilene if you post via the short message box you can't see them, but if you click on reply you'll see an oblong box to your left with the smilies, if you're not usimg Firefox they should work for you!:)
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Tricia Keegan...From Ireland Dx July '05 IDC 3/9 nodes pos..triple positive..a/c x 4..Taxol/herceptin x 12
Herceptin 1yr ..rads x35 oophorectomy Aug '06
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DJ64

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Re:Komen reunion! - Friday, April 12, 2013 8:11 PM
Thank you all again.  I began my 2nd cycle of treatments.  The oncologist does believe that Taxol will knock those renegade cells out.  Since I haven't had chemo for 18 years, they should be totally confused and die off in wonder of what happen to their good food Estrogen Blockers.  My dry cough is gone so that is a good sign, the wheezing is still with me and I hope it takes a hike soon as it is annoying.  The Center took such nice care of me, gave me lunch offered it to my son too.  I go for the first treatment at the Cancer place that is an hour away and visit my oncologist at the same time.  The next 3 will be at my local center which is smaller and I know all the people.

My blood rebounded, only a few places were low or high.  WBC in the normal range a far cry from where it was several weeks ago.  It's a the bottom of normal but still normal.  The RBC were still low but in better shape that what it was.  I was very happy with it all.

Thanks for being here for me.  

DJ

Snowing here where I live, I hope it's the last we see of this white stuff until next winter.  How I hate it.
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Stage IV  lungs, lining, ribs, left scapula and left clavicle - Used all the hormonal drugs - tamoxifen, arimidex,  , Faslodex 250 mg,  femara, , drug break using own estrogen (progression in 7 months), rebooted femara (progression on next scan) Faslodex 500 mg ended 18 1/2 years on hormonal therapies - 2013,  Taxol - 2014 now on Doxil. 
Tricia Keegan

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Re:Komen reunion! - Saturday, April 13, 2013 8:46 AM
DJ I've been wondering how you were so thanks for the update and its good news so far and I really hope that continue's and Taxol gives you a great response, I always got offered my dinner at my hospital too but felt too queasy to eat it.
Tricia Keegan...From Ireland Dx July '05 IDC 3/9 nodes pos..triple positive..a/c x 4..Taxol/herceptin x 12
Herceptin 1yr ..rads x35 oophorectomy Aug '06
Currently taking Arimidex /Zometa 1 x yearly
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