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PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:03 pm 
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Also had a colonoscopy last week and had a few polyps removed. I feel so healthy now I think I could fly to the Moon.

Tickled your fancy did it now? :mrgreen:

First time in awhile that I had a woman tell me to take my pants off and lay down on the table. :wink:


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 19, 2011 4:44 pm 
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I've had 2 colonoscopies. The preparation you have to go through to completely empty your digestive system is.... not fun. But the actual event is a breeze because they pump you full of Versed, which knocks you the fuck out in about 5 seconds. After my first one, when I got my senses back, the nurse told me to stay for a while because they had to use a LOT more than usual of Versed on me. I wonder what the hell I was doing? Probably screaming GET THAT FUCKING THING OUT OF MY ASS, rolling off the table, and writhing uncontrollably on the floor....

Couple of polyps removed first time. Clean the second time. I'm fine. :)

On another note, my current new problem is called "frozen shoulder." WTF, again. :x


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:50 pm 
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To make a long story short, about six weeks ago I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and due to the inability of my pancreas to produce insulin I am also now diabetic. At first I was a candidate for surgery (the only possible cure) but a pre-surgery scope showed that the cancer had spread to my liver. I am due to start chemo next week which should kill some of the cancer cells, shrink the tumor, and extend my life. Pancreatic cancer is a bear with only 25% surviving one year after diagnosis and a five year survival rate of 5%.

The good news is that after some unpleasant procedures in the hospital I am wrapping up some antibiotic infusions for a blood infection at my sisters house and I am currently feeling very good. I like to think that with my relative youth (I’m 56) and otherwise good health I am a good candidate to be one of the relative few to live five years or longer. Another positive is that I am done with work. I have a shitload of sick leave and vacation on the books that I can ride into 2019. I am also exploring the disability benefits that I now qualify for leading into my official retirement. The elimination of the stress from my workplace I see as another key component of my treatment and potential longevity.

I wasn’t sure if I wanted to share this on this forum but I since I have been very open about it in my personal and professional life why not here. It might also help spur some dialogue about a cancer that doesn’t get talked about much. Again, I feel very good and I am already enjoying my early retirement (a lot more time to listen to music for one thing). Plus people are being REALLY NICE to me. :mrgreen:

If you have any questions feel free and I will give some updates from time to time. Peace!


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:40 pm 
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Some people will do anything to get out of dieting :wink:

Sending an industrial quantity of clean green positive vibes your way KU

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:53 pm 
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Sending an industrial quantity of clean green positive vibes your way KU

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thank you for sharing this, ku.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:42 am 
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KUIII has always been one of the nicest cats around. I will be cheering for your rapid remission, complete cure and including you in my prayers and meditations. Hope non-locality will act there, from here. Abraços e tudo de bom, Kill Ugly III.

PS. Be hopeful always, fight always and learn about new potential psychological/spiritual therapies. EX:
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/01/heal ... ssion.html

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:26 am 
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Gray_Ghost wrote:
Some people will do anything to get out of dieting :wink:

Sending an industrial quantity of clean green positive vibes your way KU

Ironically, I am now down to my ideal weight thanks to the disease and some periods of liquid only diets in the hospital. I have been able to maintain that weight for three weeks now as my appetite is very good. We’ll see what happens when the chemo starts.

Thank you everyone for the positive thoughts, vibes, and prayers!


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:22 am 
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Thank you for sharing KU, I have known the whole time but was swore to secrecy...my word is my bond...I must say I did discuss it with Utopia as I revealed why I was there and for whom, I had the longest session on the photo shoot couch as they asked questions and showed true interest in you and your well being.

Man I am glad I got that off my chest... :!:


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:41 am 
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Sorry to hear about that KU...

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:30 am 
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Hi KUIII, well wishes for remission from the baddy household.

Here's some info you may or may not be for you, I'm just putting it out there in case you want to see it.

Here's a doctor (who has given over 1000 lectures at medical schools worldwide), on Whole Food Plant Based diets effect on making your blood inhospitable to cancer...
How not to die of cancer

His web site here has hundreds of videos, searchable on many different topics, here is results on a search on "cancer."

The site non-profit.

If you get Netflix there is a video called Forks Over Knives where Dr Esselstyn (30 year President of Staff at the #2 ranked Cleveland Clinic) has one section showing his experiments in WFPB diets and cancer, turning cancers on and off by changing % protein intake from animal (dairy), to WFPB.

Good luck for many many more years with all your creepy friends here :)

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:59 pm 
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Thanks baddy, BBP, Plook, Mr GG, LM, GG, and all other well wishers! :)


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Holy fuck, KUIII. :shock:

Good thing they caught it early.

All the best with the chemo treatments. Please keep us posted...

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:14 pm 
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Your positive attitude is heartening. Peace.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:39 pm 
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downer mydnyte wrote:
Your positive attitude is heartening.

exactly what i was thinking.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:45 am 
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Another interesting read
http://www.budwigcenter.eu/wp-content/u ... y-2015.pdf


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I've had two or three flare up's of gout in the last couple of years. I don't drink too much and try to watch my diet, but some foods are now a no-no and i'm reduced to drinking red wine only (no beer !). My doc says that i'm unlucky as only a very small percentage of people without alcool and dietary problems get gout. Btw it hurts like a motherfucker !

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:15 pm 
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I went back to work today for the first time in two and a half months. I’ve been feeling good for the most part with minimal side effects from the chemo except my hair started falling out 8-10 days ago. I finished the job and am shaving my head now. I can’t decide whether I look more like Dr. Evil or Ben Kingsley’s Sexy Beast now.


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refreshing news.
glad you are feeling good, dr beast!


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Now you need to carry around a bag of lollypop's...wait a minute you work at parks & recreation, I can see the headlines now...old bald man seen wondering around parks with bag of lollypop's, parents in fear for children... :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:12 pm 
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Good to hear KUIII, and thanks for the update.

...and rock on!

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:24 pm 
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Thanks baddy. Rock on I will (with lollipops in hand). :D


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