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poopergirl14052's picture
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Yup.. Just put in for retirement this past week. I have been in chemo for about one year and so very close to being NED,..I will miss my co-workers and patients...but is is time for me. Looking forward to some R&R and some warmer weather. Hope you are well and have some plans for Spring and Summer....Val 


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Glad to be done
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Joined: Jul 2012

 Val....  SealedThat is awsome.  SealedTime for you to relax and enjoy life...Sealed


Tethys41's picture
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You deserve this time for yourself.  Enjoy!

kikz's picture
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Joined: Jun 2010

you will enjoy your much-deserved retirement.  You have been fighting this disease so hard and I pray you will soon be NED.  I too miss my co-workers and the orderly routine of my former life but I am happy to be able to do what I want when I want.  I still see the coworkers who became friends over the years.  I know you took care of so many people during your career and now it is time for you to be number one.

My best to you and your family.



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kimberly sue 63
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Joined: Apr 2012

congratulations!! Kim

lovesanimals's picture
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Joined: Sep 2011

Congratulations!  I hope you have a happy and fullfilling retirement and get to dance with NED!



lulu1010's picture
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Joined: Feb 2011

So happy for you! I quit working last March and was so very sad for about a month. Then I was glad to not have to worry about scheduling things around work etc.  I still have some scrubs to get rid of. Most of the time I love it. My husband is not retiring till this Dec. so I have some lonely days in the winter so I have to make myself  volunteer and do some activities. I have a knitting group etc. I too keep in touch with the girls I was working with when I got sick.

You have worked so hard to be NED, I hope you enjoy a wonderful retirement. You certainly deserve it!

wholfmeister's picture
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Joined: Dec 2012

Congratulations!  Sure, you'll miss the routine, and the busyness, and your co-workers, and your patients...for about a minute or two!  Now everyday is Saturday for you!

Alexandra's picture
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Joined: Jul 2012

Do all the fun things you always wanted to do, but did not have time.

I am going back to work on Monday, March 11th after the 10-months' "cancer sabbatical". Working is so overrated...

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Joined: May 2003

Overdue and well-deserved!  God bless you!

Monika     Laughing

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