1253246 tn?1332073310

Just checking in with update status for many who are wondering bout me!!!

After 6 months  of tx for cancer,I am  still around!!!  Its been a long hard road for me.I am finally getting my hair back and food are starting to taste better-not like I expected but will get better .I lost 40 lbs during this ordeal.My Dr doesnt want me to lose any more weight(143 now)I told her that it was hard for e to keep food down.I walked out of her office with a script for medical marijuana!!!!I know it-shocked me to death!!!!I didnt think that they used medical marijuana her in Ga.You dont smoke it-it comes in a pill called marinol!!!!!I have a friend who is fighting breast cancer and she smokes it-she said it helps with her syptoms!!!!I took 2 tokes of of hers one day and boy oh boy!!!!!Not for me!!I dont see what I ever saw in that stuff years ago!!!!!
  Anyway my scans are looking good so far.They did find another spot on my hip in which they did 10 more rounds of radiation.I really trust my drs to do the right thing.
  I hope all of you are getting the SVR that you so deserve.I havent been keeping up with the forums.Maybe Soon I can try to beat the next demon in my life!! Take care     Cindy
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446474 tn?1446347682
Cindy! Glad to here you are fighting and winning against your cancer. YES! Congrats on the hair and appetite! You are coming back strong! YEAH!
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ChemoSabe, next time someone posts and compares hepatitis C treatment to chemo and I tell them they are FOS (Full OF Stool)... you are the "go to gal". The voice of authority. I'm counting on you to give them a "reality check". You have a baseball bat, right? haha
(I have only had some locoregional transarterial infusion chemotherapy in my liver which was enough, thank you.  And cancer excision-cutting out cancer tumors from inside my foot).
Chemo- Sux big time. What suxs worse is cancer.

Keep up the good work!!! I am glad you have some good doctors and medical staff helping you get through this.

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1654058 tn?1407159066
I agree, you are one strong lady! So glad to hear the joy in your "voice" again and knowing you are waking up everyday and here enjoying this life to it's fullest. Karen :)
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163305 tn?1333668571
You sound like I used to when people said I was strong, I'd reply, " I only put one foot in front of the other."

Now, I know the truth. I AM strong, and so are YOU !!!
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1253246 tn?1332073310
You all truly amaze me!!!Chemo was a rough road  but if my cancer comes backI would open it with open arms> it took away 6 months of my life-not even wanting to get up out of bed on most days!!!
  I a not a strong person but did what I had to do-there is still hope that we all have inside us.You do what you have to do to SURVIVE... love to you all
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179856 tn?1333547362
Cindy you are the strongest most amazing woman.  I am so glad to see you are able to write to us! That is a good thing. Everyone here cares about you deeply and all of us send out most positive thoughts and prayers to you.  


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3147776 tn?1549545810
This is AWESOME news!  I came across your story because a new member "bumped" your "goodbye" thread from March in the HepC Community.  I checked your profile page, and was glad to see you're still around and kicking some cancer patootie!  Best wishes, and keep fighting!
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223152 tn?1346978371
eyes -----  so very glad you are up and at it and so full of spunk.  It has been a long haul for sure adn you have shown remarkable courage.  You say the cancer metastisized to your bone (hip)???  Yuk.  I am sure your doctors will watch this closely.  the medical pot sounds like a life saver to me.  

Hector is right  -- our puny little 48 week (or less) treatment pales in light of what you have gone through..

My very best
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1253246 tn?1332073310
Your darn right I got a Baseball bat!!!!The kind with the little spites on the end of it!!You send the to me and I will gladly tel them that they are fos(ful of stool!!) He He!!!!!
  I had to be strong for my tx and dont wish it on anybody!!I did what I had to do and got it done!!Besides I just had my first grandbaby and it has given me more strenght that ever!! God Speed to you Hector ....I hear from bill and ginger  that you are getting it done also-Im praying for you..cindy
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1652596 tn?1342011626
cindy, thanks for the update.  you've been thru so much this year.  i hope 2013 is a much better one for you.  you deserve it.  best wishes on your health.  belle
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2004810 tn?1365153611
So glad to hear that you're feeling better. Though I don't "know" you, I've read some of your posts and while I was on tx I felt like what I was dealing with was peanuts compared to your battle against cancer...
I send you all the best feelings and wish you good health and recovery.
It is so uplifting to read all the posts here now a days...all the SVR's and UND's...just wonderfull...happy tears for all of us. Especially for you.

Hugs from Norway
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789911 tn?1368636783
great to hear some good news from you!  tell more about the marino.  
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163305 tn?1333668571
I can't tell you how happy I am to hear the good news. Congrats !
You've had a lot on your plate this past year.
Welcome to the survivors club.

Medicinal cannabis is commonly used for cancer patients. Hope it helps you.

Very best wishes for your continued recovery and good health.

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Great to hear from you Cindy!  Enjoy the mari and put on a few pounds :)
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1986676 tn?1329862471
Glad to hear you're doing better.
Thanks for leaving us an update.


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1494170 tn?1361750860
So glad to hear you are feeling better. Maybe the marino will help with your appetite and keeping food down. Have a ho ho for me and take care ok???

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1420486 tn?1384793153
umm Cindy. Hip??? I think you mean lung? Great you seem so much better lately ;-) ugg I guess we can adapt to anything if we opt to. You go Girl.
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1669790 tn?1333662595
Thanks for popping in for an update Cindy.  So glad to hear things are going better for you.  Hope the marinol helps you get through the rough patches.
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So great to hear from you. Thanks for the update.
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1253246 tn?1332073310
You can keep up with me through facebook. Just search  Cindy Reinke Still
Send me a friend request!!!
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