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    Radiation (External radiation ): While I had 8 rounds of external radiation and I know my side effects are nothing compared to others the exhaustion hit me.

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    Loss (Lost loved one): On July 11, 2015 my beloved Larry passed away from a metastatic brain tumor. He fought hard like all of our loved ones do. Every day he woke up and planned his day, always positive and looking forward. Every night we talked about what great things happened that day and said I love you, knowing this could be the night he never wakes up again. In the end, he said he was done fighting, he'd lost his vision and hearing. He could no longer stand up nor eat. We arranged to have everyone come see him to say their good byes. When he passed, his face that was swollen from the side effects of the tumor went back to normal and he looked so peaceful. Sometimes winning this fight is knowing when to let go.

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    Sad to report that my Larry lost the fight for his life on 7/11/15. We surrounded him in his last few days. Talked and laughed about all the great times we had and cried that there wouldn't be any more.
    In the end he had a 7 cm tumor on the carotid artery and 50 -60 small tumors on his cerebellum. Chemo & radiation extended his life.
    The secret to his longevity was being positive everyday. In the morning he would make a plan for what he was going to to, look out to the future and do everything he wanted (fishing, golfing and boating)
    Every night we talked about how great the day was and what his plans were for tomorrow.
    Fight the Good fight!

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      So sorry to hear this. It's a tough thing to go through. We went through this same process with Mom. We tried to squeeze in anything she wanted to do, let her eat anything she wanted and talked about things we had never talked about before. It's sad to say but this process brought me closer to Mom than the previous 50 years had. We wish you peace and healing with time.

      over 4 years ago
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    Oh No (Cancer has spread/Metastasized)

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    Today I am Thankful for one more day.
    Happy Thanksgiving.

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