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50th birthday, YIPPEE!

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grandma047
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Hi all, Well, I celebrated my 50th birthday yesterday. When I found out last July that I had cancer, I found myself asking if I would live to see 50. Dumb, huh??? Never realized what a fighter I was till then. Anyhow, I had a WONDERFUL birthday. Got to see all my family, either Sunday or yesterday. It was great. Feeling pretty bad lately from the chemo and radiation, but all the love I've felt the last two days really helped. You guys have been great to help with info and talk to. I'm so glad that I found this site.
Love, Judy H(grandma)

kickerrn
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Joined: Feb 2002

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Judy!!!
Glad to hear that you had a good birthday. I know what you mean I was diagnosed when I was 38 so I wondered if I would see 40. I don't think anyone was ever so happy to turn 40! Age has a different meaning after a cancer diagnosis, I think. I know I am very happy to get a year older and am looking forward to all the milestone birthdays and the ones in between.
Lots of Love
Barb

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Lisa Rose
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Joined: Mar 2003

Happy Birthday Judy,
March 29th was your Big Day!
So 50 Birthday Wishes are sent your way!

Cheers,
Lisa

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StacyGleaso
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Joined: Mar 2003

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JUDY! 5 decades down, 5 more to go! Have a great one!

Stacy

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jsabol
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Joined: Dec 2003

Happy, happy birthday, and many mooooorrrre!
Quite the milestone, and already a grandma! You have lots of celebrations to look forward to. Hang in there with the chemo and rads, your attitude sounds like it will carry you through.
Regards, the other (older) Judy,
who is hoping not to be a grandma yet (16 and 18 year old kids...)

4mykids
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Joined: Mar 2004

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Here's to many, many more!!

Michelle

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kerry
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Joined: Jan 2003

Happy Birthday Judy!!

It's amazing how we used to dread getting older and now we cherish every year!!! I'm 54 and was diagnosed when I was 52 and I can't wait until I'm 80!!! Celebrate life, it is a gift.

Fondly,

Kerry

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2bhealed
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Joined: Dec 2001

Happiest of BIRTHDAYS to you on this fine day!! Aren't the post dx birthdays the sweetest?? I turned 40 a month+ after my dx and man oh man I celebrated. So glad you are surrounded by folks who love you!!

peace, emily who hopes to live as long as her 100yr old grandmother!

KrisS
Posts: 232
Joined: Apr 2003

Happy birthday! Sounds like it was a great one. Here is wishing you many, many more.

Kris

livin
Posts: 319
Joined: Jan 2003

Hi Grandma and everyone else. I know how you feel I had a birthday this past February. I turned 49, I was telling everyone Its My Bithday. I too thought I wouldn't make it Dx with Breast Cancer at age 44 and Colon Cancer at 46. Now Birthdays are the most important day to me.

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spongebob
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Joined: Apr 2003

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

I'm like kickerrn, Dxed just before my 37th birthday and wondered if I'd see 40. Well now I am 40 (don't tell my 21 YO girlfriend - yeah right!) and I hope to die in bed at 95... shot by a jealous husband!

All the best to you grandma!

- SpongeBob

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jgomez
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Joined: Nov 2003

Happy Birthday Judy, I also celebrated my birthday in this month, 38 years. Three years ago I got out from the hospital on the same day of my birthday.
Today I'm going to my anual colonscopy check-up. Wish me luck.

Take care Judy, Jose.

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StacyGleaso
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Joined: Mar 2003

Best of luck on your testing today, Jose! We'll all say an extra prayer for you!

Stacy

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spongebob
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Muy buena suerte, amigo! Informanos como le va.

- RobertoEsponja

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jgomez
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I just want to say that my colonoscopy checkup went just fine. Nothing new, nor polypops. Thanks for your prayers.
Jose

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spongebob
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Joined: Apr 2003

Aye, que bueno!

Felicidades, Jose!

andreae
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Joined: Sep 2003

Dear Judy,

A very happy birthday and wishing you many, many more to come!

Lots of love,
Andrea

pattieb
Posts: 176
Joined: Mar 2003

Happy Birthday Judy and many many more.
Pattie

vanser
Posts: 100
Joined: Mar 2004

I would like to add some more birthday wishes !!

Have a great 50th year and Keep being so strong !

Galliano
Posts: 46
Joined: Mar 2004

Dear Judy
Happy Birthday! I was glad to read that you had a wonderful birthday, and I hope you have many many more! Please feel better soon!!
Pam

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cmcl
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Joined: Jan 2004

RAINBOW WISHES!!! I'm so glad you enjoyed your 50th! I'm just a decade behind you. I'll be celebrating in June. Feel better and stay strong,
Carolyn

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kangatoo
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Joined: Feb 2004

Happy birthday Judy(the younger one!!--he he)from all of us in upside down land!
all the best and hugs from kanga n Jen

gotta go now b4 I get caught for stealin this puta!

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