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Good Thing My Wife is so Tough...



  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,267
    Prayers for your wife and family... Positive vibes on the way as well.
  • setdahooksetdahook Posts: 155
    definitely my hopes and prayers keep positive she needs you bro.
  • ParallelParallel Posts: 432
    edited March 2013
    Mrs Parallel is scheduled for surgery on March 25. There's a fair chance the surgery can be done laparoscopic and robot-assisted, but the surgeon will make that call during the procedure. There is a 75% chance that she will NOT need radiation therapy (assuming the cancer hasn't spread). All of the pre-op stuff has been done today; exam by the gynecologic oncologist, blood work, EKG and chest xrays.

    To give you an idea of her attitude, she posted the following on her FB page:

    Mrs. Parallel — "
    on the positive side the doctor said I need to wear moo moos after the surgery, so I may have to become old officially now."

    To which I replied — "
    The doctor said when you're RECOVERING moo moos are a good option. That doesn't give you carte blanche to run around like the people of Walmart." :))

    Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
  • That attitude and the Lord's help will see you guys through!  Keep it up and keep it light!


    Shangri la where life is beautiful and everybody's happy.

  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,563
    I don't know your circumstances, but if you need lodging while getting treatment, look for an American Cancer Society Hope Lodge.  Wonderful support.

    As a fellow survivor, good luck.

    XLBGE X 2, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

  • ParallelParallel Posts: 432
    Thanks for the tip Doc. We've sprung for a private room so that I can be with her to help take care of her.

    Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
  • BullibeBullibe Posts: 132
    I will be praying for you and for a full, speedy recovery for your wife.
    Redneck Riviera, Gulf Shores, Alabama
  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,548
    Hope all goes well for you and your wife, brother. We will be praying for her.


    Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.


    Chattanooga, TN.


  • BillPinNCBillPinNC Posts: 68
    Hope all goes well!
  • erbloveerblove Posts: 87
    Prayers to her, you, and your entire family. 
    Columbia, SC ~ LBGE, ThermaPen
    I love to eat...sue me!
  • BRush00BRush00 Posts: 365
    Haven't signed on in quite awhile and almost forgot my password in the meantime - but wanted to wish you the best of luck Parallel.  By the sounds of it she's a fighter and should pull through no problem.

    make sure to keep us all posted.  Us Egghead's gotta stick together.
    [Insert clever signature line here]
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