I'm scared & I've got my pouty pants on
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justusscrapper
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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:26:34 PM
2 weeks ago we thought everything was finally moving ahead with my stem cell transplant (I have leukemia) but on the final day of testing, the doctor told me my cancer was back AGAIN. It was at 0.2% in November when we stopped the transplant and did re-induction chemo over Thanksgiving. It took me until New Years to recover enough to go through testing and now we find out I'm at 10% cancer cells. Either the cancer is very agressive, or the chemo never worked.

The doctors didn't know what to do with me, do more chemo which doesn't seem to work or move ahead with the transplant. They have decided to do another bone marrow biopsy to check the status of my cancer - see how much it's increased in the last two weeks. The dr said if we do nothing, I've got less than two months to live.

I'm having a pity party today. I'm all alone at home and not feeling well. I've been getting more and more tired, out of breath and lightheaded. When I don't feel good, I'm so crabby and my poor family is catching the most of it. I can't even walk my 3 yr old to bed upstairs right now. My awesome friends did this amazing benefit for me this past weekend, and I didn't even feel well enough to walk around to see everyone. I'm basically feeling very helpless.

If you have a spare prayer, please say one for my bone marrow biopsy to go well tomorrow. We will meet with the drs on Wed to get the results and decide on the next step.

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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:29:38 PM
I'm so sorry that you're going through this! I will keep you in my prayers for sure! ((hugs))


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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:30:13 PM
I am so sorry and pray you find an effective treatment soon.

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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:30:15 PM
Pity part and pouty pants are absolutely allowed in your situation. I am so, so sorry for what you are going through.

I hope tomorrow is a little brighter and that your doctors come up with a successful method of treatment for you.

My thoughts are with you.

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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:31:03 PM
you are definitely in my thoughts. I've been wondering how things were going for you. I'm sorry that you are receiving such distressing news. hugs.


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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:33:04 PM
Have you spoke with your medical team about clinical trials?

I hope you get positive news soon.



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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:37:53 PM
Wow, I'm so sorry to read your update. I hope they can find something to help you. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. You are definitely entitled to your feelings.



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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:38:03 PM
Oh my gosh. If anyone deserves a bit of a pout...

I'm thinking healing thoughts for you. I hope they can come up with an effective treatment for you. And I hope you can feel comfortable while they're doing it.

Many prayers and hugs for you.

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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:40:12 PM
I stopped and said a prayer. I pray that everything works out positively for you.


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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:40:26 PM
I am so sorry You enjoy the comfort of those pouty pants today and know that the power of the peas are on your side



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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:40:29 PM
Prayers for you!

I am so sorry that you are going through this.



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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:43:09 PM
Positive thoughts and prayers for a good result on your biopsy. Hugs for you, I can't imagine going through what you are and having small children. I would be terrified and my pouty pants would be very roomy


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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:43:35 PM
You've been through a lot. It is ok to have a pity party and a pouty day. Tomorrow is a new day and time for you to kick some butt!

((((((((((HUGS))))))))))

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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:44:49 PM
I don't blame you one bit for feeling pouty! I'm so sorry you're having such a hard time and I really hope you get a breakthrough soon. I send you my very best wishes.


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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:45:55 PM
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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:46:33 PM
You've been through a lot. It is ok to have a pity party and a pouty day. Tomorrow is a new day and time for you to kick some butt!

((((((((((HUGS))))))))))

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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:46:42 PM
I stopped and said a prayer for you, too. Chemo is exhausting when it goes well. I am so sorry. Big hugs and best wishes that you doctors find the best treatment plan for you.



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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:46:50 PM
Prayers coming your way .

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Sending prayers and good thoughts your way.


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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:47:38 PM
I'm praying that you have good results from your bone marrow and the doctors find an effective treatment course for you.

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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:52:16 PM
I hope you get good news very soon! This must be exhausting and scary for you!



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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:54:43 PM
I am definitely sending good thoughts your way! I think you have every right to wear your pouty pants. I really, really hope you get good news!



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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:56:35 PM
I'd be doing more than pouting! I can't even imagine how frustrating and depressing this news must have been. I will fill the Universe with positive healing thoughts and hope the next round of tests has more positive news. I'm so sorry.

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Sending my prayers,hugs and good thoughts.





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Posted: 1/21/2013 3:59:16 PM
You are allowed to have your pouty pants on! I'm sending you positive thoughts and good vibes.

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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:00:59 PM
I am so sorry. I can't begin to imagine what you are going through. I know I'd probably be doing more than pouting. I will keep you in my thoughts.



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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:02:23 PM
Prayers and positive thoughts in abundance!

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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:02:37 PM
I just stopped and said a prayer for you also....prayers for wisdom for the doctors and healing for you....


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Sending you positive thoughts and my best wishes... ((hugs))





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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:04:46 PM
There are no words to tell you how sorry I am you are going through this. {{{hugs}}}






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I'm so so sorry! Thinking about you and praying that all goes well. ((((HUGS)))


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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:08:11 PM
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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:10:08 PM
I'm sorry. Prayers being said.


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Prayers lifted (((hugs)))

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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:14:23 PM
You have been so amazing and strong through this awful hand you've been dealt.
I will pray for you and the team of doctors so they can find a cure.

I can not imagine the thoughts that take over your mind when you are alone.
Having small children to mother and wanting to be there for them... but knowing your body is fighting something so awful.

I am so, so sorry.
May blessings of healing be just around the corner for you.




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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:16:37 PM
That is just so much to carry on your shoulders. I hope it helps a little to come here and let it all out. I pray with all my heart that your doctors will be given wisdom and that you will be given healing.

My aunt was diagnosed last year with Stage 4 breast cancer that had spread to her bones. Last week she was told that her cancer is in remission and they can't find any cancer in her bones. Miracles DO happen, and doctors don't know everything! God bless you and your family, sweetie. Wish I could give you a real life hug!


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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:20:48 PM
Continued prayers. Pout away! We are here to listen.


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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:22:34 PM
I am so sorry you are going through this. You are more than allowed to have your pouty pants on. Sending positive thoughts that you get good news from your biopsy.


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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:26:24 PM
I will pray for you.i am sure that your doctors will be conferencing with other specialist to find the very best treatment for you- I am sure that your situation is far from unique and a regime can be found to knock this on the head. God bless you. Have your down day today, tomorrow wake up and come back fighting!


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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:27:10 PM
Prayers to you. You deserve to pout all you want!! Don't feel badly about letting friends/family help you out right now. I'm sure that as soon as you have strength, you'd be doing everything yourself. Everyone knows that. Let them help.

Praying that your medical team comes up with a quick plan of action so that you could begin healing. I'm so sorry you're going through this.









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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:27:12 PM
Prayers - I'm so sorry.

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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:28:58 PM
I'm so sorry, good thoughts coming your way!

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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:31:15 PM

...and more prayers




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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:31:28 PM
I'm so so sorry you're suffering like this. I will say a prayer for you and hope for the miracle of healing! I hope you always feel you can come here and vent and share.









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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:31:50 PM
I am sorry to hear your lastest news! Praying for healing, comfort and direction in your treatment! (((Hugs)))

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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:32:54 PM
Hugs and prayers for you.

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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:33:36 PM
Prayers being sent for good results.


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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:35:39 PM
You have my thoughts and prayers. Sending hugs too. You have every right to be scared and pouty. I will be thinking of you.


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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:36:08 PM
Oh no!!! You have been so incredibly brave through this, you have the right to be anything you feel like being. You have my prayers, as well as prayers for your doctors, caregivers and family. God Bless you in this stressful time.


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Posted: 1/21/2013 4:38:18 PM
sending you lots of prayers and healing thoughts.


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