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  • robc84 5 May 2017 22:37:03 11,422 posts
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    Crispy :(

    So sorry, that's so tragic.

    FCUTA
  • drhcnip 5 May 2017 22:37:27 4,896 posts
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    @boo

    cheers, pal - just waiting on the pathology/histology reports to find out exactly what we're dealing with...
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 5 May 2017 22:37:34 892 posts
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    She knows, I had to ring her when our dad died 5 years ago. I've lost my grandad by old age and two friend from suicide this year already so she won't wanna here from me for a few days
  • UncleLou Moderator 5 May 2017 22:58:16 38,324 posts
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    So sorry, Crispy.

    Wish I could buy you another beer right now. :)
  • GuybrushThreepwood 6 May 2017 07:10:21 390 posts
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    Really sorry to read that Crispy. Poor lass. Life really isn't fair sometimes.
  • jonsaan 6 May 2017 08:45:35 26,689 posts
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    @CrispyXUKTurbo My thoughts are with you and your family mate.x
  • JonFE 6 May 2017 09:48:39 1,686 posts
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    @CrispyXUKTurbo I really don't know what to say, words seem hollow in the face of such tragic loss. :cry:
  • Jeepers 6 May 2017 10:04:45 15,909 posts
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    @CrispyXUKTurbo

    Best to you and yours Crispy.
  • MH-RobJenx 6 May 2017 11:37:13 1,658 posts
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    Best wishes crispy, that's a tough one. Hope you all get through it.
  • Rusty_M 6 May 2017 12:54:19 6,619 posts
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    I'm so sorry to hear that, Crispy. 15 is way too young.

    Fuck.
  • ChocNut 6 May 2017 13:17:47 2,301 posts
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    Hugs to those reading and writing here.
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 17 May 2017 20:54:42 892 posts
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    Well, sent her off today at St Peters Church. And it was a methodist funeral - which is quite something.

    Her doctor started the service and mentioned that new treatments and procedures had been developed during the course of her treatment which is so nice to know.

    She'd planned her own funeral, and used a COE Church as her mothodist Church isn't too her taste :D She even designed her own coffin - she truely is amazing and I'm comforted that her faith gave her hope.

    Her journey is chronicled on a facebook page, may be of use to some of you? https://www.facebook.com/Amazing-Alice-1008219272599011/
  • Jono62 17 May 2017 21:02:17 17,476 posts
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    @CrispyXUKTurbo Thanks for sharing.
  • mothercruncher 17 May 2017 21:06:04 13,102 posts
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    :(
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 17 May 2017 21:07:19 892 posts
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    To be clear, I'm not religious at all.

    I'm going to play Wario Ware tonight, she loved that :D
  • the_milkybar_kid 17 May 2017 21:08:50 5,184 posts
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    I'm sure she's extremely proud of you all carrying out her wishes mate, no matter how difficult I'm sure it was. Sleep soundly, Alice
  • Dougs 18 May 2017 06:41:34 81,709 posts
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    Yep, she looked to be an amazing person. You should all be so proud.
  • DUFFMAN5 18 May 2017 08:01:07 21,323 posts
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    @CrispyXUKTurbo

    I read the posts, very sad but very uplifting. I love the treat "box" great taste except jammie dodgers, 'orrible bloody things ;)

    I also like the fact Alice organized the funeral.

    I'm so happy that she had faith, as no matter what your beliefs are, if something can help someone else then, that is truly wonderful.

    Much love and respect to you and yours mate.
    x
  • drhcnip 19 May 2017 17:54:57 4,896 posts
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    that facebook page is an inspiring thing indeed...im as religious as a castrated newt but i know candles have been lit, prayers said and armies of nuns assembled for mrshcnip these last few months an, to our mind its all positive thought for another human being and, in the end, how can that be anything but good?

    glad it went well, though, crispy...poor lass has peace at last...

    in other news, wifey finally had her follow-up appointment today following the tumour removal - its been delayed on and off for a few weeks due to being 'complex' but think we've found out why now..
    they;ve confirmed the tumour was early stage 3, as the ct scan showed...it's not renal cell carcinoma though, which is by far the most common (about 75% or so of kidney cancers), it's a much rarer ( about 5% of kidney cancers) chromophobe cancer which, it turns out, is less aggressive than the other forms which is a bonus...it's grade 2...
    the marginal tissue taken with the kidney & growth has shown to be clear, so there's no localised spread, and 14 lymph nodes were taken, of which 1 proved to have cancerous cells - so the potential for secondary cancer is still there, but it's hopefully going to be minimal...
    current plan, then, is regular ct scans, clinic appts and blood tests but no other immediate action to be taken...basically, they told her she can go ahead and live a relatively normal life (or as normal as we can get..:) )


    now thank fuck for that for the moment...where's the whisky?

    Edited by drhcnip at 18:42:51 19-05-2017
  • Dougs 19 May 2017 18:34:24 81,709 posts
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    Good luck mate, we're all thinking of you all and know Mrs drhcnip will FCUTA.
  • drhcnip 19 May 2017 18:42:04 4,896 posts
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    cheers, mate

    bugger, half that posts not showing....let me have a look...
  • drhcnip 19 May 2017 18:43:13 4,896 posts
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    that's done it, it didnt like the 'less than' sign...
  • Jeepers 19 May 2017 19:16:45 15,909 posts
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    @drhcnip

    Good luck fella. As Dougs says, thoughts are with you and mrshcnip. Hope you've both found the whisky.
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 19 May 2017 20:42:50 892 posts
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    Good luck dude, sounds pretty positive.
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