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One lady's bucket list

Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2014 3:27 pm
by washingtonmike
Found this article on BBC.com this morning. A good read. Enjoy.

http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20140 ... f-cancer/1

Re: One lady's bucket list

Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2014 5:18 pm
by Fifi
It says it isn't accessible in the UK.

Re: One lady's bucket list

Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2014 7:04 pm
by Cathy
Hi Washington Mike,

Long time no hear! How are you doing?

Cathy xx

Re: One lady's bucket list

Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2014 10:15 pm
by EmmaR
Yes looks like we can't view it in the UK .... and like Cathy I have wondered how you were Washington Mike ?

EmmaR x

Re: One lady's bucket list

Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2014 11:10 pm
by Slewis7313
Ditto the last 2 entries!

Hope you are OK.

Steve

Re: One lady's bucket list

Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 3:08 pm
by washingtonmike
Hi gentle folk: I'll try to copy the text and move it to a private website. Don't know if it'll work or not but it's worth the attempt. I'll post the link and someone from your side can give it a try (more than one way to skin a cat :))

On a personal note, I've been a bit peckish of late. But, I'm hanging in there, a deplorable expression from this side of the pond. Had a chemo break and then restarted with Oxalaplatin and Xeloda this past Thursday. CA19-9 was up in the 4,000's and have 3 new liver lesions, this while on Gemzar/Abraxane. Pain levels up a notch but we're doing okay with it for now. Still holding with codeine and not on opiates yet. Primary tumor remains relatively unchanged from onset a year ago May, thus the change to a new drug protocol. Appetite shot to pieces so forcing food down which, I'm pretty sure, reduces its efficacy.

Best wishes to all. Mike

Re: One lady's bucket list

Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:59 pm
by EmmaR
Good things are sort of ok just keep on "hanging in there " as you said .
Best Wishes and sending you a ( hug )
EmmaR x

Ps do you still like Icecream sodas I remember you telling me in one of the first replies I had on here sadly my hubby lost his fight to this cruel disease but I still check up on the people who helped me though the dark times .

Re: One lady's bucket list

Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 8:39 pm
by J_T
Lovely to hear from you Mike! I look for your posts on the American site to see how you're doing!

KBO Mike!

Best wishes
Julia x

Re: One lady's bucket list

Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:25 pm
by Cathy
So good to hear from you Mike.

We are al behind you

Cathy xx

Link to One lady's bucket list

Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 2:12 pm
by washingtonmike
Hi all: Thanks for the greetings and care; I rebate it back to you 110%.

BBC moved the original text overnight so it took some browsing to find it again.

Below are the links to the BBC website and to a simple text copy I put up this morning for those in GB who aren't able to view the original:

Original BBC: http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20140 ... f-cancer/1

Text Copy: http://www.mlangford.us/index.html

I'll leave the copy up for a week or so and then remove it. Many thanks to BBC.

Cheers, Mike

Re: One lady's bucket list

Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:13 pm
by J_T
Wonderful Mike, when do you skydive? ;)

Julia x

Re: One lady's bucket list

Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:30 pm
by washingtonmike
Julia, I haven't worked up the courage for that just yet, <LOL> <LOL>; it's definitely something to keep in mind. Love your humor. Cheers, Mike