....What a great job livin', sounded like you really pulled off a fantastic event. Congrats man!
I agree with you Tony, I don't understand why some of those names on the survivors list dont speak out more.....I don't know why some of the plain ole' guys like us have a hard time speaking out about it more..
I know I always wear my blue bracelet since being Dx'd, my gal went on the PCF site and picked up the first batch. Since that time, I'll get em' by the bag, my family, friends and co-workers are wearing them. Some wear them everyday, others hit and miss.....but the main thing they're aware. Quite a few fella's have had a PSA since my DX. When I say that I mean their first one!! ....many people ask about the bracelet, when I tell them, some seem embarassed for me. I always tell them No,no...if you have a question ask away....heck, I'll tell them what kind of pad I have on that day if they want to know, normally I'll volunteer the info :) .......I mean what the heck none of us stood in line and said " Oh yeah I Want some of that".....no, we got the cards dealt us and it's up to all of us to play them the best way we know how....and you guys are playin' great! Fanstastic...what a crew..
Pre-0p PSA Feb. 08, 5.0
PSA spiked once about 8yrs ago to 5.0 three months later
back to 2.9...then into the 1.2 range until my re-scheduled
"missed" appointment this past Feb.
5 of 15 cores positive
Da Vinci scheduled..7.29.08..as I read somewhere on this
site....."the first show of the day"
DaVinci completed 7.29.08, Bladder Sling installed, hernia repair
completed during surgery.
Sent home 30hrs, JP drain in place 7days,
Path report "cancer fully contained"....Margins clear
Cath removed 8.8.08(ten days)...one lightly used pad 24 hours
ED therapy begins 8.9.08. 100mg viagra three times a week,
pump everyday and hold for ten minutes.
8.16.08 switched to Levitra 20mg.......whahoo, got lucky...
9.15.08 pad free at night, one thin (light) pad during the daytime
hours. Just because I'm chicken..!
9.18.08 1st post-0p-PSA-Undetectable...Zero's! Yes!
..."just tryin' to reason with hurricane season"..