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Offline steamer

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OK not great news.
« on: February 12, 2016, 11:44:25 AM »
All my friends, and there are many!

The last week and a half of my life has been the most difficult.    My normally extremely healthy daughter has been diagnosed with a lymphoma.    We believe we found it in time, and the current prognosis is very good!....but it will be a road to hell and back for sure.    I am at a loss as to how to tell all of you, and not leave someone out, and although I don't like putting this kind of information out in the public arena, I felt I had little choice if timely communication was to occur.

She's in good spirits considering the amount of time spent in the hospital recently...and amazingly, I've not completely lost my mind, though that is still an option.   I would be far less stressed if it were me...but It's different when it's your kid.....

In any case, wish us luck....a big battle is coming our way for sure....I'll take what ever I can get!

Dave
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Re: OK not great news.
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2016, 12:02:59 PM »
My very best and sincere wishes to your daughter and family Dave.
This is a nightmare for sure...unimaginable.
My thoughts are with you.

It is so helpful that she's in good spirits. That is much of the battle.
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2016, 12:05:45 PM »
Thanks Zee..
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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2016, 12:08:31 PM »
Positive thinking has beat more of this crap than anything else I think. It's always hard, but when it's family it's really hard.
Our thought and prayers go out to you. Let us know if there's anything......

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« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2016, 12:15:33 PM »
Life is a pig, you have to fight for every last inch, best wishes.

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« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2016, 12:48:11 PM »
Dave

Hard news indeed.  Our thoughts are with your daughter and all your family.

Joe & Barb

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« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2016, 12:53:20 PM »
Hang in there Dave she will need your support now more than ever , think of the treatment as a series of small baby steps not as a huge mountain to climb

Many years ago over 15 Linda was diagnosed with ovarian cancer op,and chemo followed , now she is Ok , in fact better than me


People forget things like this affect the whole family in different ways


Pass our best wishes to her

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« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2016, 01:03:51 PM »
My prayers go out to you Dave, your daughter, and the rest of your family, you'll be suprised how tough kids are, but she's going to need all the help she can get.
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« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2016, 01:13:37 PM »
This is a tough time for you  :(  :(  However she is young and fit and modern cancer treatments are extremely good. Do everything you can to keep positive, that really does help.
Best regards

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« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2016, 01:35:09 PM »
So sorry to hear this Dave,

My thoughts are with you, your daughter and the rest of your family.

Dave

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« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2016, 01:39:57 PM »
Dave

Thank you for trusting the many friends that you have here to understand your families shock at this bad news.  It is good that it was discovered early and that medical science has been making such great advances in treatment.  I think that there is good reason to hope for a good outcome.  My thoughts are with you and your entire family.

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« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2016, 01:47:21 PM »
Thanks to you all... :praise2: :Love:


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« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2016, 01:50:40 PM »
Hi Dave,
As I get older more and more of my friends and relatives are being diagnosed with some type of serious illness and I guess I accept it as part of life and aging but it's always devastating news when someone younger is diagnosed.
My thoughts and prayers are with you my friend.
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« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2016, 01:51:41 PM »
Thanks George.....
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« Reply #14 on: February 12, 2016, 02:27:47 PM »
I don't know You so don't know how this fits............... prayers gladly offered, if You don't personally believe in them that's Ok, Your still getting them!