The beginning of the end for yours truly

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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

Post by lime rickie »

So sad to hear this news, Garry. Wishing you comfort and grace in the coming days.
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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

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Elrod wrote:
December 17, 2019 11:25 pm
sistergoldenhair wrote:
December 17, 2019 7:18 pm
I am usually good with words but words fail this time.
SMLCHNG wrote:
December 17, 2019 8:49 pm
I want to delete this thread. :cry: :cry: :cry: ;)

I love you, friend.
alphabits wrote:
December 17, 2019 10:23 pm
I know you’re a tough guy and up to the challenge of the fight that lays ahead. Kick cancer’s ass!
I can't think of anything to add. You can beat this, Chief!

This conga line seems like the perfect one to join. I haven't have the privilege of meeting you in person but I love what I have gotten to know through BN and now FB. Take care; be strong; but also be weak and let us help where we can. Positive attitudes and healthy food choices are key for you now. Get a good nutritionist who will help you eat what you should so your body has all the opportunities to fight and heal between treatments. Much love and phin power headed to you.
well, ummmmmmm, yah, I guess I better come up with something witty to put in this spot since everyone is reading it.......

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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

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You're in my prayers every day until you beat this.
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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

Post by Bicycle Bill »

Not much I can add here except to say that science and medicine can work wonders.  And if they fail, there's always the guy who gave us the stars to steer by.  With those on your side, you can make one helluva fight out of this.
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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

Post by Wino you know »

Thanks to everyone for the support and care.
It means everything to me.
Oncology appointment on Monday morning to determine treatment options.
Bless all of you. Always and forever. XO

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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

Post by Karacal »

I am so very sorry to hear this. I have many wonderful tailgate memories. You can beat this!!! Sending my love and will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Big hugs!!!
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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

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Garry.
Rasppy and I will be thinking of you this holiday season. While we never met in person you are part of a family here.

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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

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Continued phin power headed for Garry. /) /) /)
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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

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Posted on Garry’s behalf (and with permission.)

UPDATE: Garry started chemo today and will be on a cycle every 3 weeks for 4 cycles. He wants to share the good, the bad, and the ugly...

"It is indeed Stage 4 small cell lung cancer. It has spread to my pelvic bone and chest. Oncologist informed me the median survival rate for my type of cancer is 11 months. Some a bit less, some a bit more. They're hoping (as am I) that since I am relatively healthy, it may be a bit longer, but in any case, the odds of my being here in 2 years are less than 1%. I'm digesting all as best I can, and will still fight this as best I can.

I am reading your messages, and I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of love, support and your prayers."
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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

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Saltx3 wrote:
December 23, 2019 8:54 pm
Posted on Garry’s behalf (and with permission.)

UPDATE: Garry started chemo today and will be on a cycle every 3 weeks for 4 cycles. He wants to share the good, the bad, and the ugly...

"It is indeed Stage 4 small cell lung cancer. It has spread to my pelvic bone and chest. Oncologist informed me the median survival rate for my type of cancer is 11 months. Some a bit less, some a bit more. They're hoping (as am I) that since I am relatively healthy, it may be a bit longer, but in any case, the odds of my being here in 2 years are less than 1%. I'm digesting all as best I can, and will still fight this as best I can.

I am reading your messages, and I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of love, support and your prayers."
Thank you for the update.

Please send him my love & tell him happy early birthday!
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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

Post by sistergoldenhair »

An Irish Prayer for Healing
May the blessing of light be upon you,
Light on the outside, Light on the inside.
With God's sunlight shining on you,
May your heart glow with warmth,
Like a turf fire that welcomes friends and strangers alike.
May the light of the Lord shine from your eyes,
Like a candle in the window,
Welcoming the weary traveler.

May the blessing of God's soft rain be on you,
Falling gently on your head, refreshing your soul
With the sweetness of little flowers newly blooming.
May the strength of the winds of Heaven bless you,
Carrying the rain to wash your spirit clean
Sparkling after in the sunlight.
May the blessing of God's Earth be on you.

May you understand the strength and power of God.
In a thunderstorm in winter, And the quiet beauty of creation,
In the calm of a summer sunset, And may you come to realize,
that, insignificant as you may seem in this great universe,
You are an important part of God's plan,
and an important part of your family and friends lives,
We are your clan,
May He watch over you and keep you safe from harm.
May He heal your injuries and bring peace to those that care for you and love you.

In Jesus' name we pray. Amen.
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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

Post by melon59 »

No words as many others, but sending all my love, phin power and prayers.
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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

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Christmas Day phin power and birthday wishes headed for Garry! :P :P :P
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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

Post by txaggirl91 »

We’ve shared a lot of adventures over the years. But the most important thing I can say to you is

I Love You

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I must be wishing on someone else's star....

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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

Post by TommyBahama »

Saltx3 wrote:
December 23, 2019 8:54 pm
Posted on Garry’s behalf (and with permission.)

UPDATE: Garry started chemo today and will be on a cycle every 3 weeks for 4 cycles. He wants to share the good, the bad, and the ugly...

"It is indeed Stage 4 small cell lung cancer. It has spread to my pelvic bone and chest. Oncologist informed me the median survival rate for my type of cancer is 11 months. Some a bit less, some a bit more. They're hoping (as am I) that since I am relatively healthy, it may be a bit longer, but in any case, the odds of my being here in 2 years are less than 1%. I'm digesting all as best I can, and will still fight this as best I can.

I am reading your messages, and I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of love, support and your prayers."
Thanks for the update. Continued prayers and Phin Power.

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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

Post by dnw »

Continued phin power headed for Garry. /) /) /)
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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

Post by Dr.Corona »

Margaritaville TV is airing a special concert replay on New Years Eve of Jimmy's 1999 Los Angles Show which was originally performed on 12/31/99

This show was part of the 1999 Beach House on the Moon tour and here is the set list:

Beach House On The Moon Tour
Universal Amphitheatre – Los Angeles CA
Friday December 31st, 1999
Millennium Show

1 Fruitcakes
2 Stars On The Water
3 Coconut Telegraph
4 Volcano
5 Pencil Thin Mustache
6 School Boy Heart
7 Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes
8 Son Of A Son Of A Sailor
9 Come Monday
10 I Will Play For Gumbo
11 Party Time (Club Trini)
12 Why Don’t We Get Drunk and Screw
13 Somewhere Over China
14 The City
15 Brown Eyed Girl
16 Southern Cross
17 Cheeseburger In Paradise
18 Auld Lang Syne
19 Margaritaville
20 Lawyers, Guns And Money
21 You Can’t Always Get What You Want
Top

Dedicating Cut #13 out to you Garry! Sending out NYE Phinpower!!
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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

Post by Snowparrot »

Thinking of you often, Garry. As Alphabits said, I've been on this cruise, too. Hope you are as successful and lucky as I've been.

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Re: The beginning of the end for yours truly

Post by dnw »

Hoping to see you at one of the SC/NC concerts this year.
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