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9/29/11 6:09 PM
 
Comment by LittleOddMe LittleOddMe is offline. Click for Member Snapshot.
Ach, read a couple of blog posts - didn't get through one of them without being in tears. Masochist, me. I'm glad you didn't do it though, too many losses already.
 
9/29/11 6:34 PM
 
Comment by Karen Lynn Karen Lynn is offline. Click for Member Snapshot.
i did go.  added her to twitter too.  nikki thinks i'm super breast cancer woman or something i swear!  she said maybe i can offer words of encouragement.  i checked out around this time with gina.    she is heavy on my...
 
9/30/11 9:35 AM
 
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I read a couple of blog posts, too. And I also cried.   You are a brave woman, Karen, for taking this on.
 
9/30/11 3:55 PM
 
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the hardest part is leaving encouraging replies.  she has a good support system, and a ton of friends online holding her in prayer.  i kind of feel like i owe it to susan for how gina encouraged me, but i was never sick from the cancer, i...
 
10/24/11 3:44 PM
 
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Physical limitation suck, don't they? I watch Bob go through this every day, and I spend a lot of time telling him NOT to bend down and pick that up--let ME do it! He's had to give up a lot of activities, and it's hard for him (especially the yard...
 
10/24/11 5:04 PM
 
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It is hard to let it really sink in that there are things I am never going to do again.  But you're right, (you always are!) I can use this time gained from not doing heavy housework and gardening (and rodeo sex lets not forget that no wild stuff...
 
8/24/11 9:07 PM
 
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What would Gina say if she could type to you in this comment box?
 
8/25/11 5:31 AM
 
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she'd say go read a book.  and she'd say "i understand".  and she'd say it's only  18 more months.  sigh.  Love you too Lori
 
8/25/11 6:00 AM
 
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Originally Posted by Blooming Boomer: she'd say go read a book.  and she'd say "i understand".  and she'd say it's only  18 more months.  sigh.  Love you too Lori (((Hug)))   Did I ever tell you I helped Gina's daughter...
 
8/25/11 6:22 AM
 
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yes i am so glad you got to do that for Angie.  Gina lives on through her words and photos.  
 
8/25/11 1:32 PM
 
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Originally Posted by Blooming Boomer: What's wrong with me?      I'm sorry about Gina, Karen and LOM. It's hard losing a friend, and seeing them go like that can't be easy.   Don't short yourself, though, Karen. Just because you...
 
8/25/11 2:39 PM
 
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STAMPS FEET!  I want it to be over NOW!!    
 
11/15/11 11:43 AM
 
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And that is what is fundamentally wrong with our current health care system. We penalize those who need care the most, and let off those who need it the least. Insurance companies and the politicians who support them say that's only fair: but this...
 
11/15/11 6:18 PM
 
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our health care system is so broken, it's the insurance companies, just milking us dry.  i understand why they upped our rates.  but we were already paying close to 30k a year for a family of 4.  how can that be fair.  and how can...
 
11/14/11 10:32 AM
 
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Monday, November 14, 2011  NaBloPoMo Day 14    For our family of 4, me, hubby and our 18 year old son and 24 year old daughter, our healthcare cost has jumped to 3k a month.  I am certain most of the increase is...
 
9/29/11 5:36 PM
 
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my daughter asked me to find this young woman who has metastasized breast cancer and i told her i just could not handle the emotional loss of another sister. she seemed so disappointed that i refused.  but of course i did.   the bravest...
 
8/24/11 3:17 PM
 
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I survived breast cancer.  I was one of the lucky ones.  My lump was pretty obvious, although small, it was pronounced through the skin.  The doc ordered lumpectomy and lymph node removal to check if the cancer had left the breast....
 
10/24/11 1:29 PM
 
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My family doctor is an awesome man.  He is, without a doubt, looking out for my best interests.  He's frank and tells me like it is.  So do I listen?  Not always.  I eventually listen. He told me 5 years ago, to give up...
 
 
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