I have cancer.

Discussion in 'Site News & Announcements' started by Rhaven Blaack, Jul 14, 2016.

  1. wingsabre

    wingsabre New Member

    I'm sorry to hear about the cancer. Hope the Whipple procedure is a success and you'll recover without any issues.
  2. RonaldoM

    RonaldoM Member

    That's great ! You will feel better day after day. Soon it will be just an experience to remember
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  3. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator


    I am getting up more and doing more stuff around the house.
    My appetite is still (mostly) nonexistent. I drink ensure throughout the day and do what I can to eat.
  4. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

    You really should consider medical Marijuana, that stuff gives you the munchies something terrible!
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  5. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    I would like to try it, however, it makes me vomit!
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  6. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

    Not the smoking kind, the chemical derivative. It bonds to thee Cannibinoid receptors directly, and has all the other stuff taken out. In your case, you're looking for THC pills, (Tetrahydrocannabinol). :)
  7. sadie

    sadie New Member

    If fighting cancer, gaining full recovery and getting health back can be thought of, it can be Done!! Will be thinking of you :)
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  8. SonOfAGun2501

    SonOfAGun2501 Member

    Best of luck. I am sure you will be back on your feet in no time. Stay strong, we are all pulling for you.
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  9. Gixergs

    Gixergs Well-Known Member

    Fed the wife so looking to see how your doing RB :)
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  10. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    I am sorry that I did not post earlier, however, I was in the hospital for about three weeks (due to the blood thinners that I was given at the time). So I have to take IV antibiotics and have two (new) abdominal drainage tubes for the next 6 weeks. Needless to say, I am not a happy camper.

    I am back home now.
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  11. blake7

    blake7 Member

    I am glad to hear your back home.
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  12. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

    You're one my mind every day, multiple times. I want to call, but feel like I will be bugging you. Call me, whenever, at whatever time, when your up to it. :)
  13. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

    Good news RB. Those tubes can be quite "draining". Sorry, couldn't resist. Make a speedy recovery!
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  14. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    You are always welcome to call me (24/7/365). It would not bother me at all. So do not worry about it!
    I will give you a call later today.
  15. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

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  16. bgt01

    bgt01 Exemplary Confidant

    Glad you're back home. Keep on keeping on!
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  17. Gandolf50

    Gandolf50 Researcher of obscure between war vehicles... Moderator

    Glad to hear you are back home..that is usually the best place for comfort and healing...those meds are a pain..had one awhile back supposed to lessen the effects of another, but ended up constricting my urethra so much I looked like a dripping faucet!
    Relax! Take it easy! Get Better!! Dr. Gands orders!:)
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  18. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    I am taking it easy as possible. I have a GREAT support system here at home. My fiance (who is retired RN) is an AMAZINGLY WONDERFUL woman. She has been helping me every step of the way (everything from keeping trap of my meds to keeping an eye on my overall health in general). Not only that but her children (who are now adults and both going to college) are very helpful as well.

    I also have to say THANK YOU to each and everyone of you here in Zealot for the kind words of encouragement and support. I GREATLY APPRECIATE it! You are all WONDERFUL people and I am VERY GRATEFUL to be part of this forum and have the opportunity to part of this forum.

    Once again, THANK YOU ALL!!!
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  19. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

    Amazing conversation last night, and timely too!! :)
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  20. redwolf28386

    redwolf28386 Member

    :toast:Here is a toast to you for a speedy recovery!
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