Fuck Cancer


#101

Fuck. I’m trying to pull myself together in my office. My heart is with your family, nick. Fuck.


#102

seriously should be a nsfw disclaimer…but the thread does say fuck cancer. your story just caught my breath nick. i went and hugged my wife a little extra and kissed both my girls.

the two girls were like what the fuck!!! gross!


#103

Thanks for the kind words, everyone. Today she might be a hair foggier than yesterday. She thought we needed to take birthday treats in for my daughter. That was last week. She’s getting frustrated, which is a good sign that she knows that she’s “off.”

I hate that she feels guilty for me having to do so much right now. I hate it. One of our friends told me that my wife told her out of the blue “Nick didn’t sign up for all of this…but I can’t imagine someone else doing what he’s doing.” That makes me sad.

She also started chemo again today. I would have liked for her to have a little longer of a break, but both she and the oncologist didn’t think that was a good idea.


#104

Your experience took me back when my dad was getting chemo and radiation and my family had a similar experience. Truly scary stuff.
His treatment was aggressive which made us wonder if it was doing any good but he pulled through and eventually was released by his oncologist.
You guys are strong willed and will beat this!
Only positive vibes to you, your wife & family. :two_hearts:
Keep fighting the good fight!


#105

She’s continuing to get better. She’s still a little foggy and has trouble with dates, time and texting. Her eye movement has gotten much better!

They tested her ammonia level again and it’s at 71. We are getting closer to normal slowly. The “normal” numbers don’t mean a whole lot because we don’t know what her number usually is.

We have an appointment with the oncologist on Thursday. It can’t get here fast enough.


#106

That’s great to hear. I hope she keeps progressing.


#107

Hugs, love, light. Difficult highs and lows. Thank you for taking the time to process and share via text. Give yourself self care when possible. Thinking of you. Hopefully the uptrend and healing continues.


#108

Moving along one step at a time. Thanks for the update, Nick. Our thoughts are with you and your family.


#109

Wow, been a tough week or so nick, hope this one is better for you and your family, glad you have got some good support , you are Amazing !


#110

Oncology appointment went fine. Trying to fatten her up for surgery. She’s like Santa in the Rudolph movie. She’s swelling again, though. She’s put on 10lbs in a week.


#111

Wow. That’s a lot of weight in a week. She must be so tough. So surgery time depending on her weight/strength?


#112

I believe so. Hopefully we have something scheduled by Wednesday.


#113

Fingers crossed for you all here Nick.


#114

Surgery is scheduled for June 7th. We had a CT scan last week and the tumor had actually grow. Luckily, the tumor is less vascular right now. The surgeon did mention the chance that if immense amounts of bleeding does occur, she could be placed into a medically induced coma for a day or two before they can resume surgery.


#115

Thanks for the update. I wish it was better news. Love to your family.

On another note, the board just chastised me for responding to nick too many times on this thread. I know you’re just an algorithm but fuck.


#116

Trust your doctors.

Stay focused.

Kick that cancers ass.


#117

Nick, I hope that you and yours are doing okay.


#118

Fuck cancer is right y uncle has leukemia
They caught it pretty late and he isn’t looking all that good
He just started chemo 2 days ago
He lives in town here or close by
Finally got over my cold and was able to go see him

Just Sucks
He is just one of the nicest and coolest dudes


#119

We lost her yesterday shortly before 5 pm.


#120

I am so sorry Nick.