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    Jayne wrote on mtnraindancer's wall

    Just wanted to wish you well for tomorrow! Let us know how you are once you can. Wishing you positive thoughts and vibes! Stay brave, warrior!

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    JaneA wrote on mtnraindancer's wall

    Just wanted to let you know that you are in my thoughts and prayers for your upcoming surgery. As I mentioned before, I have a good friend from Hilton Head who had a complex colon surgery done there. She is almost 4 years out from her diagnosis. Praying that you have the same good results.

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    Bug wrote on mtnraindancer's wall

    Hi, mtnraindancer. I ran across a WhatNext newsletter e-mail from December 20. It showed three WhatNexters across the top. You are one of them and a dog is laying on you. That is such a sweet photo. Just had to tell you that. The pup looks like a sweetie.

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    Procedure or Surgery: I have my surgery coming up on February 19th. I'm ready. I will fight with everything in my power to get this beast out of my life once and for all. It has taken so much from me already in regards to my husband and my life now but it will not break me!! I have also found so many beautiful blessings and gifts on this journey even tho' it is a road I wouldn't have chosen for anyone. I believe there is always light to reach for even in the most dire circumstances and will always fight for the light. I am sending out a wish for all good energy, prayers, chants, spells, etc, lol for my upcoming surgery on the 19th. Wishing good things for everyone here as well! Hugs, M

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      JaneA

      You are in my prayers for your upcoming surgery. I am praying that it will be curative.

      3 days ago
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      Skyemberr

      You're in my thoughts! You will never forget this experience. Out can be tough, but hang in there! It can save your life or at least add lots of years to it.
      If you're hurting be very firm with the doctors that you need better pain management!! Its hard to heal when you're hurting, especially if you are stuck in the hospital and can't sleep either.

      Good luck.

      3 days ago
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      mtnraindancer

      I want to thank each and every one of you for your prayers and encouragement. I am starting the wonderful "bowel prep" at 12 today so the circus is on the road, lol. You have all been such a wonderful blessing to have to come to for questions and support. Huge hug to all here!!..M

      3 days ago
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    mtnraindancer shared an experience

    Drug or Chemo Therapy: Happy Wednesday to everybody!! I know that alternative treatment/supplements is a touchy subject for some. I wanted to share some information on the benefits of Turkey Tail mushrooms. Notice, I didn't say "cure", just "benefits". I am a believer in using natural supplements. Ms. Jane had posted a picture of the "Turkey Tail" mushroom so I wanted to chime in. Since being diagnosed, I have been using the "Turkey Tail" mushroom extract daily. I have also taken Lion's Mane and Reishi extract but have used Turkey Tail the most. During chemo, I had literally no side effects to mention with the exception of treatment 5...my appetite and energy level were less but I was also fighting a terrible cold I picked up from my grandsons. During my blood work, my counts have always remained unusually high which resulted in my oncologist cutting the dosage of Neulasta which she religiously uses in treatment. I also take fermented wheat germ and AHCC ( another mushroom compound). These all build your immune system which you need to fight the cancer beast. Even though I use supplements, I also decided to do chemo which was a huge deal for me. No one has all the answers and we are all as individual as snowflakes and respond differently. I offer this information with respect to everyone's individual beliefs for the treatment which is best for them. Memorial Sloan Kettering and Cancer Network.com offer some great information on Turkey Tail which is also known as PSK. There are studies going on as a result of the positive effects of Turkey Tail as well as other mushrooms such as Lion's Mane and Reiki. If this makes a difference for one patient being treated, then GREAT! Love and light to all today!!

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    mtnraindancer wrote on JaneA's wall

    Another “angel” I am so grateful for.. thank you Ms. Jane for always pushing me toward “light”..big hug your way!!!