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tslots

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PostSubject: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 2:00 pm

I've been wrestling with posting this as I generally don't air my personal laundry in public. And although I'm not very religious, I do think the power of prayer and positive energy does help those in need. So I'm asking for a bit of both on behalf on my mom.

She's had a rough time this past several years. In 2011 she was hit by a car while crossing at an intersection one block from her house. She was in the hospital for one month and then four months in a hospice / therapy facility to recover from broken legs. In 2013 she was diagnosed with bladder cancer, most likely from 50+ years of cigarettes. While undergoing the initial round of chemotherapy, she had a heart attack. She recovered from that and completed chemo. Luckily the cancer went into remission. This past July her oncologist advised that her latest scans show new tumor activity, so it's back to chemo again. One tumor has blocked the output from one of her kidneys, so they had to put in an external bypass. She was also diagnosed with beginning stages of COPD. The hits just keep on coming.

She's 81 and a strong fighter, but now she's running an uphill battle against a stiff wind. So any good thoughts or prayers you can send would be appreciated.
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Ozark Wizard

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 2:06 pm

As I like to hedge my bets, I will light a candle, say a prayer, do a smudging dance, and send good vibes her way......
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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 2:40 pm



She'll be in my thoughts and prayers.

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Briar Spirit

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 2:48 pm

Sorry to learn so much has befallen your mother, I will hold her in my prayers and send positive energies her way.
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Brewdude

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Location : Near the Emerald city
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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 3:37 pm

My very deepest T&P/juju/etc coming your Mom's way.


Cheers,

RR
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Location : Split between Raleigh, NC and OKC, OK
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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 4:31 pm

Slots...Consider it all done. Sending nothing but positive vibes your Mom's way. Bless her heart! FTRPLT
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beeman86

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Location : Loring, Ontario
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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 4:42 pm

I'll pray for your mum, you, your family and for wisdom for the doctors and nurses who care for your mum.

Blessings!
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Cartaphilus

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 5:28 pm

She'll be in my prayers sir. Wink
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Stick

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 5:31 pm

Positive energy and warm thoughts from me old chap!
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DrumsAndBeer

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 7:35 pm

Best wishes to your mom. Hope she gets better soon.
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eklektos44

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Location : Virginia
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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 8:14 pm

I'll keep her in my prayers and also pray that the Lord will comfort you and your family during this stressful time.
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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 9:33 pm

Sending good vibes!

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Rob_In_MO

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 9:40 pm

Best wishes and in our prayers.
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Fatman

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Mon Sep 07, 2015 11:20 pm

Sending positive vibes her way, and to you as well.
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Dutch

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Tue Sep 08, 2015 12:01 am

Hope your mom gets to feeling better tslots, hang in there brother!
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Mozjo33

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Tue Sep 08, 2015 7:40 am

Prayers and good karma for your mom and family! She sounds like a strong woman. May she find good health soon. All the best.
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AJ

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Wed Sep 09, 2015 4:21 pm

You, your Mom, and your family will be in our prayers. Smile

AJ
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DrT999

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Wed Sep 09, 2015 8:23 pm

I hope the many thoughts and prayers of the community have helped; I'm sure we'll all be adding more
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tslots

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:43 pm

I appreciate all the support. My mom is hanging in there but she has a tough road ahead.
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Fr_Tom

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Thu Sep 10, 2015 10:04 pm

I may not look like much, but I can pray - and will. Blessings...
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RobJ

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Fri Sep 11, 2015 11:06 am

My prayers and best wishes to your Mom, Brother.

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Timbo

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Fri Sep 11, 2015 11:16 am

Best wishes and vibes coming your way sir.
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tslots

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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:21 pm

Thanks once again for the support. Unfortunately we were given the news this week that my mom's cancer is not responding to current treatment and is spreading. Her Dr. advises that stronger treatments would not be advisable at this stage, considering her weakened condition. So we have started hospice care. The home RN assigned is sharp, witty and compassionate. (So unlike many of the doctors at hospitals these days.)

The past few months have been very stressful on me and I find myself exhausted by the end of most days. But I can find some brief relaxation with some snuff, bourbon and the news on BoB.
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PostSubject: Re: Prayers and good thoughts requested   Sat Oct 24, 2015 2:20 pm

I'm very sorry to hear this. These types of prognoses are never easy to accept and very difficult to worth through. Spend the time with your Mom in the way that best brings love and comfort to both of you. My thoughts are with you and your family. - Tom
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