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Born in the 50s

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Comment by alwayshopeful (Jocelyn) on January 17, 2015 at 10:26am
Dear Slick. Thanks so much for your understanding and support. I really appreciate the friendship! Hugs:)
Comment by Slick on January 17, 2015 at 9:06am

thanks for the support..GW....I feel the same...I really feel I will be a cancer survivor in 4 years...

Jocelyn....you have a lot right now...I used to keep going and going..and not really absorb it...all the heartache would be in the back of my mind but I would keep moving ....then it hit me...now when it does I sit and feel the pain..cry my heart out for days...this is a lot...for any one person at once..and yes you do know what the 2 girls will go through at some point ...it's so sad and so hard...Happy BIrthday to your dad...mine has been gone since'91 and I still sing Happy Birthday to him ...I'm typing words but there really are none..I am approaching 4 years since Bill died March 1...and still have my bad days...I also was up the last 3 nights...and know if he was here I would have slept soundly..we can only do what we can...feel better my friend...this will pass ....and life will be a little lighter for you......((((((((HUGS)))))))

Comment by alwayshopeful (Jocelyn) on January 17, 2015 at 2:50am
I should be sleeping. Very sad today. My love has.been gone two years, two months and 16 days. My sweet father, who died from ALS 13 years ago, would have been 83 today. My best friend since kindergarten just had her only sinling dxd w stage iv pancreatic cancer that is already in her liver. It cannot be treated w surgery or radiation, only palliative chemo. My heart is breaking for what both girls will have to go thru now and later. Brings all the emotional pain of watching my husband battle cancer rushing back to my heart and head. Haven't been sleeping well. Miss my old life w my husband. Sorry to be such a downer, but know I will find understanding here.
Comment by Gordy's widow on January 15, 2015 at 1:47pm

((hugs)) slick Gordys Aunt is a lung cancer survivor as well it must be 6 or 7 years now since her tumor was removed like you she needed no treatment... hadn't been a smoker in many many years like decades.... I am sure you will be fine....   

Comment by Gordy's widow on January 15, 2015 at 1:44pm

like I have said before it is very strange that cancer has been around for so many years and nothing .... like Gordys Chemo took all of his mets away ALL OF THEM but did nothing on the primary cancer? I don't get it.... with all the advances with HIV, Hep b&c... but not  cancer.... I boggles the gray matter... then I still hear it from idiots ... that some people deserve to get cancer because of life style.... believe you me they would never ever say it if they lost a loved one to that horrible disease....   

Comment by Slick on January 15, 2015 at 9:09am

((((((HUGS)))))) Jocelyn....

Comment by alwayshopeful (Jocelyn) on January 15, 2015 at 12:13am
Slick. I pray the next CT scan for you is clear. Thanks so much for your understanding. It means so much!! There really are no words adequate to describe what our beloveds endured.
Comment by Slick on January 14, 2015 at 12:56pm

Oh Jocelyn...I feel the same...when I had a part of my lung removed a year ago...and the tumor was cancerous ..I was so lucky that they got it all and I needed no treatment...I have another follow-up Ct scan next month and am praying it hasn't come back and never does....first thing I did was looked to heave and told Bill I could't do or go through what he did for almost 4 years...I was sure of that...the intense pain with nothing that eased it....I will never know how a human being goes through that.....hard enough for any human to have to watch someone they love go through it ...and there are no words...HUGS

Comment by alwayshopeful (Jocelyn) on January 14, 2015 at 12:47pm
Dear Slick and Princess Warrior Widow. Thank you for your kind words and thoughts. We are the survivors. I'm not sure I would have the strength to endure all my husband had to deal with to fight the brain cancer. He will always be my hero and a warrior. Hugs to all!!
Comment by Princess Warrior Widow on January 14, 2015 at 9:31am

I am sorry everyone.


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