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Date Joined Jul 2003
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   Posted 2/11/2006 12:17 PM (GMT -6)   
I am now doing chemo with radiation for the clavicle nodes that affected my arm, but the chemo is really making me sick.  I have 7 more rads to go (out of 25) and think I am declining the chemo this monday.. I cant stand being sick for the whole week.  THis time I need to go in for hydration, IV nausea meds, they put me on a patch for nausea and also a suppository.  Today is a bit better.  Sorry for not writing sooner, the arm isnt up to par yet.\

Happy New Year

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   Posted 2/11/2006 1:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Been thinking of you darlin.  I hope you have less pain and discomfort soon.  Please keep in touch and let me know when I can see you.
You are in my prayers,
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." -Confucius


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   Posted 2/11/2006 3:41 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh, Vicky. Nausea is just the worst. I wish they could find something to make you not be sick and could help the nodes. You certainly deserve a break by now! (((((((hugs)))))))

The finger of God touches your life when you make a friend.
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   Posted 2/11/2006 5:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Vicky, I'm sorry you're having such a time with your tx. We do miss seeing you on the board, but we certainly understand that you need to take care of you. Just know that we love hearing from you when you're up to it.

L & H,

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   Posted 2/11/2006 6:17 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm so sorry to hear about this, Vicky. I will be praying that the treatment will get easier. You know, we all expect to have some pretty rough roads now and then, and you've certainly had more than your share. I know it is pretty hard, but try to focus on the end of treatment, taking it just one day at a time. I'm sending healing hugs and many prayers.

And remember, look in the mirror every day and tell yourself, "I'm like L'Oriel, I cost more, but I'm worth it".

Love, Jo-Ann
A good friend will bail you out of jail...
but a true friend will be sitting
next to you saying,
"Dâmn... that was fun!".

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   Posted 2/13/2006 7:51 AM (GMT -6)   
Vicky, I am so sorry to hear you are so sick. I love your designs and have missed them. Love, Joyce
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   Posted 2/13/2006 2:19 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm sorry to hear that you are so sick from this treatment.  I remember how it felt the first few days after chemo and I didn't even have it that bad.  I can only imagine what you are going through.  It will be over soon and you'll be feeling better in no time!  Take care of yourself.
L & H,

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   Posted 2/13/2006 6:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Vicky, I'm sorry you aren't feeling well and just wanted to let you know that you are in my prayers. 
Love and Hugs, Libby
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   Posted 2/13/2006 8:38 PM (GMT -6)   
Vicky- I'm adding my prayers and hugs for a hopefully easier chemo this time around. Glad to see you back on the boards...Hugs-Stefanie
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 To do what I do"

                       To Do What I Do   -Alan Jackson, 2004

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   Posted 2/14/2006 9:39 AM (GMT -6)   

Hi Vicky

I am sorry that you are feeling so crummy...being nauseous is the pits...glad that your radiation is almost finished. What chemo are you doing ? I think about you often. So glad that you checked in..

Love and Hugs




Sometimes it is a slender thread, Sometimes a strong,
stout rope; She clings to one end, I the other;
She calls it friendship; I call it hope....

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   Posted 2/14/2006 9:58 AM (GMT -6)   
Vicky I am sorry that you have to go through all this again. I have such a problem with young women dealing with so much and some old women sit around and complain about nothing. Right now the later is consuming my life, my mother (almost 93) who has rarely ever had a pain in her life has been complaining for ten days because she has a headache/neckache. She has been to the dr and the ER and we all feel she has nothing seriously wrong. Most likely it was caused by sleeping in a bad position. She called again this morning waking me up to tell me she is no better. And then I come read your post and you sound so brave and strong dealing with real problems. Bless you for your wonderful attitude. Prayers and hugs, MK

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   Posted 2/15/2006 8:12 AM (GMT -6)   

I have you in my prayers for an easier time through the chemo. Hang in there and stay strong.


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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