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   Posted 8/18/2008 2:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello Dear Ones,
A month ago I was in the throws of controlled fear waiting for PET scan results from my left lung.  My breast cancer could have metastisized and it seemed like a long wait and see time.  But fortunately it is just a benign nodule that we will need to look at periodically over the next two years.  This time has just reminded me of what wonderful support and love I found on the board 5 years ago, yes, 5; count them 5 years ago.  1, 2, 3, 4, 5   tongue .  I am so celebrating.  I couldn't have done it without you and I am blessed to call all of you "Friend".
Love to you all,

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: if one falls down, his friend can help him up.  Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

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   Posted 8/18/2008 7:12 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations on five years, Candy.  May you have many more years to celebrate with us!  Nothing so good as feeling lucky to be alive.
"There's a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker."  --Charles Schulz

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   Posted 8/18/2008 8:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Five is a VERY good place to be! Congrats to you, thanks for keeping us on your journey and see ya in the next five!

And what are you doing considering a lung mets possibility and not telling us? Thank goodness it is a big ole' nothing! Woo HOOO!

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   Posted 8/18/2008 9:23 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats Candy, Five is a wonderful number. So happy for you. Even five, ten or however many years later they see something that calls for a watch, I know how awful that feels. Good to see five and your name, again congrats to you. Joyce
How wonderful it would be to see Angels where there are only clouds. How sad it would be to see clouds where there are Angels.

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   Posted 8/21/2008 1:39 PM (GMT -6)   
yeah  Woo Hoo!!!!!!  Congrats!  Celebrating right along with you.
L & H,

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   Posted 8/24/2008 9:49 PM (GMT -6)   
So thankful for benign nodules! Yahoo!
Sorry you had to have this worry. Hope that now you can rest easy.
God Bless,
^j^  ^j^  ^j^  ^j^

"What sweetness is left in life if you take away friendship? It is like robbing the world of the sun"

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   Posted 8/29/2008 7:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats!  Hey Breastfriend!  We're five together!  So glad we're around an able to celebrate together.  You're always in my prayers.  I'm very gratified to read that your scare was for naught.  lets hear it for our favorite letter and number B-9!
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." -Confucius
Don't knock on Death's Door.  Ring the bell and run.  He hates that.


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   Posted 9/1/2008 11:39 AM (GMT -6)   
What a great number to reach, Candy. So glad you are doing well. Glad the PET scan was OK, too. Stay well. Hugs, Lauri
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"Go confidently into the direction of your dreams. Live the life you always imagined" Thoreau
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

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