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Mwee's picture
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Hi Loves...   I haven't been here in awhile and I wanted to read through posts to see how everyone was doing. Sorry I've been absent for awhile, but been real busy with chemo treatments, granddaughters and a new puppy! I must be crazy, but this little (quickly getting larger!), ball of fur has made me very happy.

For those of you that don't know me, I was diagnosed in May 2006, 3c and went thru the surgery and chemo and stayed NED for 3 years. I had a recurrance and have been on chemo for the last 4 years. I know how scary that must sound, but my disease is being treated as cronic and I remain stable. It's a new normal way of life for me. I'm given cisplatin w/gemzar one week and gemzar the next and then I have 2 to 3 weeks off. I plan my vacations and activities around the weeks I know I'll feel strong. My friends and family say things like " Does that date fall into a chemo or non-chemo week? "

                                         (((((((((((HUGS)))))))))))     Maria

poopergirl14052's picture
Posts: 1185
Joined: Nov 2010

glad you are doing well and living your life. I am doing the same. Been in chemo since 2011....but I am stable also. Puppies and grandchildren make life so worth while. Have a great time and thanks for checking in...val

childofthestars's picture
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Joined: Jan 2011

So glad to see you are doing sooooooo well. lovely to hear from you.

Hugs right back at ya.

michelle x


Alexandra's picture
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I'm so glad that you are doing well, keeping busy and don't let little things get to you.



kikz's picture
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You checked in.  I am glad to hear you are doing well and enjoying life,   you are definately not crazy being happy with your puppy, they are a source of joy.

Thank you for your upbeat  approach in dealing with this disease.  You are proof that there is life after the dreaded diagnosis.  I admire you so much.

Thank you for taking the time to think of us and letting us know how you are.



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2timothy1 7
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Joined: Jan 2012

Glad you Checked in with us and are doing so well.

You have an awesome attitude!

scatsm's picture
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Joined: Apr 2013

There's nothing quite as much fun (or work) as a new puppy! I'm so glad you are enjoying the experience. I have 2 dogs and love that more than just having the one. They play together all the time and the younger helps the older one stay young!

Wishing you all the best,


lovesanimals's picture
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Joined: Sep 2011

Thanks so much for checking in.  You are living proof that it is possible to have a fullfilling life while living with cancer.  Grandbabies and puppies are a good combination and so good for the soul!

Take good care,


wholfmeister's picture
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Joined: Dec 2012

Keep on living!

keep on loving!

Cafewoman53's picture
Posts: 737
Joined: Jul 2010

So glad to hear from you , I have been wondering how you were doing. Our families and pets make our lives so full. I hope your current chemo works well for you. I was on a similar combo and it worked well for me, good luck.


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Hello from az grandma

JoWin615's picture
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Joined: Feb 2011

 It's what you give us all, Maria. Thanks!

And if you're having as much fun with your puppy as I am with my new kitten, then life is indeed good. 

Cheers, Jo

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