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You are more powerful than you know, Kindred Spirits! I just got home from the oncologist, and.....

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Are you ready for Good News? Validation that your wishes, prayers, meditations,etc are indeed powerful? NO CHEMO! Oncologist said they removed the cancerous lymphnode, I have been responding so well to my meds otherwise~ that I stay on the Tamoxifen for another 3 months!!!!
I don't even know where to begin~ I am so very thankful!!


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YEAH!!!!Oh Chen I am soooo happy for you! Such good news my friend!
You go girl!

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Grinning, Grinning, Grinning....

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Bella Luna
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Yippee!!! I am doing cartwheels for you, ChenHeart! How awesome to hear the drugs are working so well for you. This has brought a Big Smile to my face.

Go celebrate with your hubby!

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So happy for you Chen. What a lift off your sholders!


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What awesome news! No chemo is great. So very happy for you.
{{hugs}} Char

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There was a brillant flash of light this afternoon. I think it must have been you beaming ear to ear. What great news. So happy for you. Hoping the good news just continues to come.

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Stef~ Reggie and I touched a shell which said Strength...it went with me today. ((((hugs))))

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I am so glad that you are not having to do chemo and I am please that a shell of strength went with you today. I am very teary eyed at this news. I know that your path can have many twists and turns and that much is still unknown. And the last few months have been filled with news and events that have been so disheartening. I am so, so happy to hear about good reports and I hope that this is the beginning of a new, better trend for all our sisters. Hoping that you mark the beginning of better times, I am just so darn happy. If I could do a back flip I would. Big hugs right back to you and Reggie.

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News!!!! So very happy for you...We needed some good news on this site! Rest easy tonight, dear Claudia...
Peace be with you,

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Rejoicing with you in the Midwest!

wooooo hoooooo!!!!!!!!

So, so happy for you! :)

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OMG, I would be doing cartwheels right now if I could! I am sooooo happy for you. You need to have a No Mo Chemo celebration! This is such wonderful news!

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Hail Yeah!!!! I can't swear but you get my drift!!! YEAH FOR OUR 50 FOOT GAL!!! Extremely happy to hear this....whoopie!!!!



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Yahoo! Great news!! I'm so happy for you!

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Miss Murphy
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It's what I'm doing hearing your good news - thanks for sharing and brightening everyone's day. Hugs, Sally

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That is indeed music to my ears (or beauty to my eyes???)

Dancing here for you, sweet sister!

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ouch, sorry I stepped your foot! :D Happy Days are HERE, again, again and again. Is that Reggie I hear in the background, celebrating with Siobhan?

You did it Claudia! You are 1 strong WARRIOR, and strong staple in our Kindred Spirit Sisterhood.

Strength, Courage, and a little sage ..

Vicki Sam

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Wow! That is so awesome! So happy for you!

Marsha Mulvey
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That's wonderful news! I know you would have done whatever needed to be done, but thank heaven it's not chemo. Continued best wishes.

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Gabe N Abby Mom
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Wow!!! that is some powerfully good news!!!

happy happy hugs,


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Every time I thought about you, I whispered a prayer. I am SO happy for you! What wonderful news.

Celebratory hugs!


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so happy about your great news! I've been thinking of you everyday - sending sweet peace and gentle arms to hold you - I think you should celebrate (BIG) such wonderful news!
much love,

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So very happy for you. hugs and prayers,

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Sweet news, I'm so Happy for you!
God Bless
Hugs Karie

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best news I have heard lately! I am so glad for you. Make sure you and Reggie do some celebrating.


New Flower
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Good news. I am glad that your oncologist has been taking a very reasonable approach and Tamoxifen is working well.
Time to celebrate.

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This is awesome news!!! I'm so happy for you and thankful to God for answering our prayers.



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Early Christmas present? Easter blessing?

What sweet news.


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I am so glad you received good news from the oncologist. There truly is "strength in numbers" ... and who or what would want to mess with all of us Kindred Spirits? Sometimes we just don't know how much strength and power we really have. (And ... I'm sure there was a lot of help from Moopy and the other wonderful angels watching over all of us.)


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Yipee!!Yahoo!!! Amen....!!! No Chemo-that's wonderful news!!
Wishing you continued blessings!
Have a wonderful celebratory weekend!
♥ Always,

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We are pretty darn good at what we do around here! What a wonderful blessing to get this news. I don't think I have to tell you to have a great weekend!

Hugs, Renee

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WooHoo! Wonderful!

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Nothing like good news to start your day out right! Go celebrate!


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Chen, I've been running around here in a Warrior ball cap, wishing it were on your head and that all would go well for you - guess it worked! Thanks so much for passing on the good news, and for giving us all something else to be thankful for!

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Different Ballgame
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Dear Claudia,

I bet you feel as if you have been reborn. Absolutely FANTASTIC NEWS.

To everyone, the important thing is to never ignore our required visits and tests. The growth was removed "young" because Claudia was diligent with her follow ups and did not allow fear to stop her from seeking medical attention. And of course, the prayers from everyone were very powerful.

I know this weekend is going to be a super weekend for everyone. Celebrate!!!!!

Lots and Lots and Lots of Hugs and Love,

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Double Whammy
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Chen -
I can't begin to tell you how happy I am for you and that the big guns aren't needed. Janelle's comment about the impact of not allowing fear stop you from seeking medical attention is really powerful. You have to have had many moments of absolute fear and dread yet you did what you had to do. Congratulations. Hope you celebrate big time.


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What fantastic news! I can't tell you how happy I am. I am thrilled. take care. Pat

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I just love fantastic news like this. I missed it last night since we had family visiting. Congratulations!!!!

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Always ready for some good news and so happy you got some. Thank you for sharing, this is joyful for all of us to hear.

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Congrats!! That must be a huge relief! Happy to hear to this news.

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I'm new on this site but already feel thrills for the good news I hear about you. I truly wish you sooo many blessings to continue through life. Love, Karen

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OMG Chen I'm so thankful!!!God Bless
Miles of Love,

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wonderful news!! I have not been on for a few days and i come back to hear that you are doing well!!! Thank you so much for your gift, i am loving the smell, it is lovely

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So happy to hear your news Chen!!! Whoop it up this weekend!

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Look at all these posts for you Chen~ So glad to hear the good news. Whew! Now for a restful nights sleep!!
Glad that mountain has been moved.

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Rest easy, dear Chen, you have been given a blessing and are being held in the arms of the Almighty! So happy for you!


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I expected your doctor to keep you on Tamoxifen. It is good to stay on hormonal therapies as long as possible.

Your lymph node was just one of those "bumps" in the road. Not very pleasant to have, but doable.

Now go on an enjoy life once again!


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Awesome news!!! I am soooo glad you do not have to go through chemo. Go celebrate.

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Wow I am so happy for you dance ,dance ,dance

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Glad to hear the good news!!

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Thanks for the update - now I can say I've had a good weekend.


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