I have cancer.

Discussion in 'Site News & Announcements' started by Rhaven Blaack, Jul 14, 2016.

  1. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    I second that! :)
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  2. Tonino

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    Me too! :Drinks:
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  3. Revell-Fan

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    Make that four! :) :Drinks:
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  4. Gandolf50

    Gandolf50 Researcher of obscure between war vehicles... Moderator

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    I quit drinking 30+ years ago, but I will call for a 5th !!:Drinks:
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  5. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I am not much of a drinker, but I would have a drink with each and everyone of you!!! :Drinks:
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  6. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    I am not a drinker but was given the whiskey collection of a man who had just passed. The condition was that I drank it and did not sell t. There was a bottle of Crown Royal from 1957, and various other aged whiskies. The most profound was the very plain labeled bottle of Tennessee Sippin' Whiskey. I poured a small glass, and thought it was just water. I felt a warm flush, and the white walls of my room turned a slight green. I felt no pain. I truly "sipped" that bottle, and it helped me for a very long time. When it was finally all gone, all of the whiskey, I found it took me around 6 months to consume the whole lot. I have not purchased any since that was was quite some years back, but I'll take a shot with any friend. ;)
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  7. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I bet that that was one hell of a task. I think that it would have taken me a year to drink all of that.:surprise:
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    AIiiiiiiiiiiiiiieeeeeeeeeeee donnn'tdrinnnnkat ...

    alllllllllllll............!!!!!!!!!!! >HICK!<

    :D:D:D:D:D
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  9. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    I have to admit that the Tennessee sippin' Whiskey was the best Whiskey I ever drank. Felt like water then made your whole body just burst with a glow of warmth when it hit home!! I did share the other stuff (not the 1957 Crown Royal, though) with friends, so it wasn't me exclusively, but mostly. ;)
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    Gixergs Well-Known Member

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    Glad to see you posting again RB very happy to see you're back home.
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  11. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    To give you a bit of an update on what is going on.
    I had an appointment with my oncologist (and his team) this last Tuesday. He looked at everything and said that I am progressing well and that everything is going as planned. So my next appointment with him is in two weeks.
    In the meantime, I have a team of nurses that come to the house to check on me (take my vitals, do blood draws, change out the dressings in my IV picc line and such).

    I have to say that I have a very good support system here. My fiance takes GREAT care of me, Not only that, but her (adult) children are a HUGE help as well. I am very thankful and grateful to have them in my life.

    I also want to say THANK YOU to all of you for all the kind words of encouragement and support. I can not express how GREATLY I appreciate it and how my it lifts my spirits every time I read a post from one of you! I am very thankful and grateful to be a member of such a MAGNIFICENT forum as this one is.
    As staff, we can only do so much. But it is YOU the members that have really made this forum what it is!
    Once again THANK YOU!!!
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  12. Revell-Fan

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    :bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:

    ClaphandsClaphandsClaphandsClaphandsClaphandsClaphandsClaphandsClaphands

    That's great to hear! I hope that everything continues to get better.

    I'd love to have a team of nurses looking after me, too, so when they are finished with you, you may send them over to me. :D ;)
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    If they are willing to fly to Germany, I will present them the offer. ;)
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    THAT'S A FANTASTIC PROGNOSIS!! :)
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    Great news RB!
  17. Tonino

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    I missed your CAPITALS!!!!
    Now the Raven is REALLY back! :)

    ...and if you want a good blood collector, my patients say my hand is VERY light! Perhaps I'm not as beautiful as your nurses but if you want me to come I'll take with me all my sharpest needles and leave immediately!
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Thank you for the offer. ;) I have to admit that a couple of my nurses are not bad looking. Not only that but my insurance covers my nurses. I do not think that it would cover your expenses.
    Here is an offer that I think that we both can agree to. Once I am over this and up on my feet again and am able to travel, I will come to visit you and we can have espresso and gelato in the town square at the coffee shop of your liking.
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  19. Tonino

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    It would be fantastic. :)

    I'll hold you to that!!!

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    And when you'll be here I'll take you to try every single kind of italian food your doctors will allow you to eat!
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  20. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Hey, technically, well, actually, you don't have Cancer anymore, you beat it!! :ass-kicking:
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