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The official half way mark!

Vee1
Posts: 59
Joined: Nov 2012

Hello Warriors,

Well, today is treatment 17 of 33 and Dad announced he couldn't really taste anything, but we are so happy he gained 1/10 of a pound from last week.  Means he's "holding" and that alone is a miracle.  Hair on the side of jaw and part of mustache is gone...no biggie.  Skin still looks good, but he's slathers on Aquaphor upon return from treatment.  Miracle mouthwash is routine at night and in the AM now...but no real pain  when eating.  We also found that Aloe drink with pulp that seems to help.  All room temp, of course.

Half way!!!

-V

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Skiffin16
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Joined: Sep 2009

Time to get him an electric razor if doesn't have one...

They suggest to minimize cuts, infection, slow healing , etc...

He sounds like a real war horse, definitely warrior material.

Best ~ John

katenorwood
Posts: 1827
Joined: May 2012

V,

This is good news, half way and doing well.  Tell him we're wishing him an easy journey through !  Katie

ditto1
Posts: 630
Joined: Mar 2012

glad to hear your dad is doing well.  I lost my beard and mustache but my hair is now growing back and im getting peach fuzz here and there on the checks and chin, I just shave them off for now and will be glad I got my hair and eyebrows back.  Good luck to your father hes in our CNC prayers.

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CivilMatt
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Joined: May 2012

V,

 

Skifffin just reminded me, I got a dressing down for shaving during treatments.  I did not want to look scruffy and would on occasion shave.  Of course not during weeks 6, 7 & 8 (terrible neck burn).

 

Congratulations on the half-way mark and on the eating.

 

Magic Mouth Wash rules,

 

Matt

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phrannie51
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Joined: Mar 2012

was a HUGE deal for me!!  Congraulations!  It won't be very long now, and we'll be doing the countdown with you thru the single digits....another milestone in my book!

p

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lts
Posts: 75
Joined: Nov 2012

Half way is a good place to be.

On the fifty yard line.

Mid field.

Center line.

Half coart.

On the net.

Second base.

Half way to scoreing that goal, point, run and on to the win!

 

Luke

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fisrpotpe
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Joined: Aug 2010

i so recall that, a close friend brought me a hump back camel stuffed animal for the day. that was almost 17 years and i still have it. i knew then it was all down hill to the finish. 

we are all here cheering on the grind run to the finish, not going to be fun but the is light at end of tunnel. 

glass is over half way full and filling up quickly to that day of bell ringing. time to charge on to finish

john 

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