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   Posted 10/8/2004 9:55 PM (GMT -7)   
I saw one of my radiation Oncs today for a check up and told him about this lump I noticed around my breast/lower armpit area. He determined it was in the right breast at the 10 o'clock position. He said it was very soft and per-something or other.....I am doing a mammo on the right breast and an ultrasound on Thursday. He said if it were to be anything they would just cut it out and that would be that. But would it really? It's very small and not hard like my first one. He said I have cysts in my breast and this could be one too, but he wants to make sure. I was glad he didn't say let's wait and see b/c I may have said Ok, just b/c I don't want to go through anything right now. Only my DH and incredible Friend, Katie, know about this. UGH.....this just sucks. Can I ask for some porkchop bone vibes? It will actually have to be Chicken Wing bones, since I don't eat porkchops! Or maybe a celery stalk.....anything but a stupid cancerous tumor. Boy, do I have a long wait. Like I needed this around my birthday! GGGGRRRR.
L&H, Shelley eyes
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   Posted 10/8/2004 10:10 PM (GMT -7)   
Oh no Shelley not more waiting! You don't need this around your birthday or any other time! I will be sending out prayers for chicken wings, legs or anyother piece of poultry! Hang in there sweetie! L&H, Gail
 It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth -- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.   Elisabeth Kubler Ross

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   Posted 10/8/2004 10:57 PM (GMT -7)   

Chicken wings, buffalo hot wings, chicken tenders- you got it!

Oh Shelley- I can't believe you have to be in waiting hell right now! Didn't your doc get the memo? You have done your time and are out on parole!!

Now about him just cutting it out and that would be it - when I had that tumor scare this summer I immediately said to my Breast Surgeon- so this means a mast right? And he said- like yours- IF it is anything we will just take it out. Another lumpectomy.

I am praying real hard for you! I don't know when your b'day is but my wish is you put this in some amnesia place and not think about it and just ENJOY another birthday!



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   Posted 10/9/2004 5:36 AM (GMT -7)   
Shelley..Big time prayers for "Chicken Bones" ..we will be with
you on Thursday sweetie...

I love you !!!

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 10/9/2004 6:09 AM (GMT -7)   
Chicken bone vibes and booga booga dance....that is comparable to the nekkid candle dance...

Sorry you have to go through this yet again. Man, it sucks.... try to focus on something else and let us know when you need a little boost...we'll help you any time.

Keep swimming-

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   Posted 10/9/2004 7:46 AM (GMT -7)   
Oh Gees, let's go for a chicken nugget and hope it comes out real easy and all is well. You have been having a great last couple of months, I would like to see that continue. Hugs and prayers. MK

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   Posted 10/9/2004 8:40 AM (GMT -7)   
Chicken, schmicken, just want everything to okay. I'll be there on Thurs. Hugs, Luci
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me lay an invincible summer.  Albert Camus

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   Posted 10/9/2004 9:25 AM (GMT -7)   
I'm praying for chicken wings, legs, gizzards, celery, or anything else that will go away easily and quickly, and never return.



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