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pinkkari09
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Good morning fellow warriors:) I'm pretty sad that I couldn't come back with better news :-(
The echo of my heart was ok:-)
My pet scan showed the cancer is multiplying all over my bones :-(
From there they wanted an MRI of my brain. . Not so good there either, and now I'm really really really scared.
The scan showed one tumor in the right superior temporal, whatever that is, all I heard was "mets to your brain"
I don't know where to go from here, I'm just sick over it all. I see my palliative care doc tomorrow to set up some hard stuff :(
I see a radiologist Wednesday
MRI on my middle section November 6th.
Holding up the best I can, without all of you I'd fall,to pieces.
Miles of Love,
Kari

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salls41
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Kari, I am so so sorry you did not get better news. I wish I had some major words of wisdom for you, but I do not. I can only say I pray for you and hopefully your team of Doc's can get you stabilized!! {{{Hugs}}}
Sandy

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Ritzy
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It's hard to even find the words to say how very sorry I am Kari. I can't imagine how you feel. Thank you for updating us and keep it up please! Post to let us know about any new tests and what your doctor says. We love you and are very worried about you.

Sue :(

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lynn1950
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Kari, I had to take a deep breath reading the news of your scans. I am so sorry that you are having to go through all of this. I am sending you a big hug. Hold tight! xoxoxo Lynn

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aisling8
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lots of love your way.

xoxo
Victoria

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Noel
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I am so sorry Kari. I had been praying for better news. I will continue to pray for a miracle for you.

Keep fighting and we will all keep praying!

Lots of hugs,

Noel

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DebbyM
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Miles of love and Miles of prayers!

Debby

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DebbyM
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Double post which just means more prayers

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Jean 0609
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My heart hurts for your dear sister. Even though the results aren't what you wanted to hear, try not to let them get you down. I know this is easier said than done. However, you have been such a positive and inspirational person in the past.

xoxo,
Jean

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Alexis F
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I am very sorry Kari that this is the news you got. Sending you the biggest of cyber hugs and lots and lots of prayers and love.

Praying for you always,

Lex

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camul
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Not much to say except I am with you every step of the way. Am so hoping the ro can zap the tumor in the brain. Sending hugs and prayers and miles of love right back to you. You will never be alone as long as we are all here with you and for you.

Carol

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missrenee
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This is certainly not what any of us would want to hear. I was just re-diagnosed at Stage 4 in January with bone mets. I have another PET coming up and, I gotta be honest, I'm really afraid to have it.

I know there are a couple of gals here who have had treatment of their brain mets with good results. I'm sure they will chime in.

I can't give you any advice--just listen and be here for you always. I think it goes back to when we were all first diagnosed--one step at a time, one day at a time, one treatment at a time and savor all the good days with gusto.

Hugs, prayers and love, Renee

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Noel
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Wishing you the best of luck Renee with your PET scan. When is it?

Hugs, Noel

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Ritzy
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Kari, if you can, let us know what your doctor sets up for you today.

Sue :)

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Bella Luna
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Miles of Love right back to you dear Kari. Will keep you in prayer.

survivorbc09
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Kari, I'm sending you prayers and encouragement!

Hugs, Jan

debsweb18
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I'm so sorry to hear about your results. Hope they zap it gone!

Deb

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RE
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Oh Kari I am so very sorry to hear this news! I wish I could turn the clock back and restore your health shoot restore all of our health, if on!!! My heart aches for you, I am lifting you in prayer and sending as many positive thoughts to you as I can muster! You are such a fighter, such a source of hope! Keep us posted and know that tomorrow you are surely going to be on my heart!!!

♥ RE ♥

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jnl
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Sometimes I can't find the words and this is one of them. I'm so sorry Kari. I wish I could take all of this away from you. Sending lots of love and praying, praying, praying!

Love, Leeza

mom62
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Kari,

While I can not begin to understand what you are feeling please know that I am crushed by your latest results. I'm sorry the treatments are not working and the cancer has spread. You are in my prayers. I wish I could give you a hug and tell you we are all here for you when you need us. All I want to say is the line from the movie "The Help". You is smart, you is kind, you is important.

((hugs))
Terry

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Angie2U
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I have been lighting a candle at church every week for you.

Praying and sending hugs,

Angie

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Dear Kari, this was the news we all hate to hear about any of our sisters. Can I ask if you have some close relative or friend there with you? What state do you call home? Its my hope that we cyber sisters can rely on a physical person there to help in our absence! If you are close by to any of us, we can remedy that. I think the immediate need would be rides and help after the appointments? Do you have this? Do you have some there to lean on?

We are here the best that we can be for you. You are close in our hearts and in our prayers as you face this new turn in the road. Strength...PEACE...hope moment by moment. Please post as to what we can especially pray for ok?

Holding your hand,
Kay

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natly15
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Kari my prayers are with you. One day at a Time thats all anyone has. Sending Pink hugs and lots of love and prayers.

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VickiSam
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My heart goes out to you, as well as your children. I have no idea of how you are
handling all this stress. Please know that we LOVE and ADORE you --! We are
gathering the troops for a prayer rally.

You are 1 of the strongest Women I know.

Strength, Courage and HOPE for a Cure.

Vicki Sam

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tommaseena
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love and support are with you from all of us! You are in my thoughts and prayers and many hugs comings your way.

Margo

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Kristin N
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Kari, you've got everything and anything you need from me! Love, support, prayers and lots of hope!

Dot53
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I am so sorry to hear this news.. you are a strong lady and have been through so much already.. you are an inspiration to the rest of us.. I am sending you prayers and positive energy..

Love,
Dot xxoo

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Kylez
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You've got all the love, support and anything else you need from us Kari!

Love, Kylez

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Heatherbelle
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oh my honey, sending you all the love and prayers and comfort that i can...i love you, Kari <3
xoxo-
heather

survivorbc09
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Sending you even more love and prayers.

Hugs, Jan

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MyTurnNow
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Kari:

I check in here occasionally and something told me to sign on today. I am so saddened to read your news and am sending strength (lots of it), love and ((hugs)) to you and your children. I believe it was Nancy that has had radiation to her brain and had good results. I am hoping for the same for you. You have been an inspiration to many of us and hopefully we can return the same to you. Keep your chin up and continue to find joy in each and every day. We are ALL here for you to support you in any way we can. Take care of yourself, sweet sister!!

Love,
Debbie

RozHopkins
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Going through it girl. So sorry, will be thinking of you.

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Kat11
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We got ya, This truly sucks!!!!!, there are no other words for it. Let them zap what they can. I hope you remain as positive as you can. We all will be there with you all the way. Love you Dear Kari, Hugs and Prayers for sure.
Kathy

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Gentle cyber-hugs, prayers and positive energy are headed your way, Kari.

Deborah

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jnl
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All the hugs and prayers that are possible, I am sending to you Kari!

Love you, Leeza

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Gabe N Abby Mom
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Oh Kari,

You have been so strong, and such an inspiration to me. I don't know if it helps, but I recently had brain mets. Mine were scattered, not one tumor. But the radiation got it all, I will pray for same for you.

It seems to me that you are doing all the right things...taking everything one step at a time, and dealing with what you can when you can, and coming here for the love and support you need to get through.

Hugs and love,

Linda

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MsGebby
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Reach out and touch somedody's hand ... came to mind when read your post. :(

Reach out and touch
Somebody's hand
Make this world a better place
If you can
Reach out and touch
Somebody's hand
Make this world a better place
If you can

(Just try)
Take a little time out of your busy day
To give encouragement
To someone who's lost the way
(Just try)
Or would I be talking to a stone
If I asked you
To share a problem that's not your own
We can change things if we start giving

I am here ... reaching out to touch your hand and give it a reassuring squeeze. You are loved and cared for by THE Pink Sisters.

Keep us posted ... prayers for you dear sister.

xoxo
Mary

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DianeBC
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What you wrote Mary is perfect and exactly how we all feel about Kari! Thank you!

Love you and and am sending prayers!

New Flower
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Please know I am always here for you semding you a big hug

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Megan M
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How did your appointment go Kari?

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carkris
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kari thank you for sharing and letting us know how things are. we are here for you withthe good news and the bad. I am hoping they find a good plan for the brain mets. I hate this nasty cancer. we love you

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Angie2U
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We're here for you Kari, through the good and bad. Please always remember that and keep posting.

Hugs, Angie

mom62
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Kari,

I found this quote and it made me think of you.

"When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile"

((hugs))
Terry

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Double Whammy
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So sorry to read your latest news, Kari. Sending all the positive thoughts, prayers, and mojo that I have to you and yours.

Love,
Suzanne

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jnl
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Terry, thank you for that quote! It's so true!

Hugs, Leeza

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Kristin N
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What did your doctor say Kari and how are you hon? Love to you!

survivorbc09
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I'm always looking for an update from you. Praying for you!

Jan

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Kylez
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I love the quote Terry! I am going to always keep it in mind too.

Thanks,

Kylez

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Christmas Girl
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Am HOPING, with all my heart, for a magical miracle.

XOXOXO, Susan

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susie09
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I'm praying for a miracle! Praying for you!

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Ctine70
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Kari I am so sorry that ypu didn't get better new. You will be in my thoughts and prays.
Miracles happen every day so don't lose hope or faith
Big hugs
Christine

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