Celebration time! Saw my oncologist today after the three month bloods were taken last week. Blood marker undetectable, all other blood profiles within normal limits. I was sure it would be, I've been feeling really great recently and, unlike some other times, did not feel I might be kicked in the teeth. One would think I would be blase about it now - eleven years of three monthly tests - but I'm not. Two weeks beforehand I am difficult to live with, fly off the handle at the slightest thing, whether I think there is something wrong or not. Eleven years is a long time for the family to put up with it, but they are as anxious as I am, and very forgiving. As luck would have it we had tickets for the theatre for tonight, tickets booked a long time before the oncologists appointment was made, so we went out to dinner as well and have had a good night. So now for another three months. Once upon a time I might have 'measured out my life with coffee spoons', now I measure out my life in three monthly blood tests. Another point on the graph. Cheers Sailor The days pass happily with me wherever my ship sails. Joshua Slocum

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Thats awesome news! Congratulations!
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Congratulations sailor!!!! Thats wonderful news and sounds like you celebrated i a wonderful way too. What did you see at the theatre? Julie
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Hi Jules2 Melbourne Theatre Company, 'God of Carnage', starring Hugo Weaving, Pamela Rabe, Geoff Morrell and Natasha Herbert. I can thoroughly recommend it. Cheers sailor
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Good for you! It's such a wonderful feeling hey? Three Cheers for you!!!
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Go for it Sailor!! perhaps a coffee spoon could be the collection item for each 3 mothly piece of good news.TS has a lot to answer for. Unfortunately in my house, I am the only one who finds the 3 monthly bloods significant. The others often forget. Consequently you lot will all be kept posted on bloods and colonoscopies! S
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Hi Samex Just remember" All loose things seem to drift down to the sea, and so did I.". Hope the results are fine, just imagine you are wearing the T shirt - My Gastro-Enterologist Give Me The S--ts. Cheers Sailor All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full. King Solomon
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Hey Sailor Thanks for the heads up, now am going to the big smoke i will see if it is coming there and hopefully not booked out. Julie
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That is such great news! XX Amanda
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Sailor - I hope that when they put the mask on and I drift off to noddy land that your T-shirt is what comes to mind. I then hope that the anaesthesist and surgeon wonder what the hell is she smiling about?? S
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Hi Sailor, Sorry I haven't responded to your GREAT news, been away and ignoring the computer. FANTASTIC!!!!!! I am so glad for you, hope you had a glass or two as well, craftyone
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Or three!!
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