Breast Cancer again!

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  1. cindyvine profile image84
    cindyvineposted 7 years ago

    After a bout with breast cancer and a mastectomy of the right breast on the 19th January 2004, they have now found cancer in my left breast, so that means another mastectomy.  This time though, they can't do the tram flap reconstruction which I'd found such a painful ordeal the last time.
    So my request is this, on the 11th February, which is the date of my surgery, please where somethink pink to show your support for those who have been inflicted by breast cancer.
    Thanks,
    Cindy

    1. IzzyM profile image88
      IzzyMposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      ((((Big hugs, Cindy))))

      Wishing you all the best and a speedy recovery.

    2. Stevennix2001 profile image89
      Stevennix2001posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      wow, im sorry to hear that. i hope you have a speedy recovery.

    3. Uninvited Writer profile image82
      Uninvited Writerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I always have my pink ribbon pin close by. I'll definitely be thinking of you. Stay strong. Sorry you have to go through this again.

    4. profile image0
      ssaulposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      so sorry cindy, m prayers with you! hope all turns out well

    5. Sunnyglitter profile image81
      Sunnyglitterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I'm so sorry, Cindy.  I'll definitely keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

    6. BRIAN SLATER profile image87
      BRIAN SLATERposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      hope it all goes well for you-have a speedy recovery and come back soon.

  2. CASE1WORKER profile image65
    CASE1WORKERposted 7 years ago

    good luck with your operation - yes, i will wear something pink and also wish you well

  3. Mark Knowles profile image59
    Mark Knowlesposted 7 years ago

    Count on it - I look good in pink. Have a brief hospital visit and a speedy recovery.

  4. 2patricias profile image60
    2patriciasposted 7 years ago

    Wishing you all the best.  I'll be wearing pink (about half of my wardrobe is pink).
    Imagine yourself being carried on a wave of good wishes - and think of Mark Knowles in pink.

  5. cindyvine profile image84
    cindyvineposted 7 years ago

    Haha imagining Mark wearing pink will brighten up any day!

    1. Mark Knowles profile image59
      Mark Knowlesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I will be wearing my favorite pink Ralph Lauren shirt. big_smile

      Assuming my wife has gotten the tomato stain out. big_smile

  6. Pearldiver profile image81
    Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

    So sorry to hear that news Cindy, but I'm sure that you will get through this and soldier on successfully, like the champ that you are. 
    I will also be thinking of you on the day... and unlike Mark, I will get my own stains out of my Pink Shirt... All The Best.. You Take Care Mate! smile

    1. Mark Knowles profile image59
      Mark Knowlesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I am not allowed to use the washing machine. sad

      1. kirstenblog profile image76
        kirstenblogposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Oh you poor thing tongue

      2. Pearldiver profile image81
        Pearldiverposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        big_smile I've found that if you simply use your hands, cold water (and maybe Pink or Yellow Gloves) and a good stain remover - you can get stains out without the need for:
        - a wife
        - a wife's permission
        - a washing machine
        - an excuse

        lol

        1. Mark Knowles profile image59
          Mark Knowlesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I am not allowed to wash my own clothes. sad

          1. emdi profile image71
            emdiposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            same is my situation :-)

  7. kirstenblog profile image76
    kirstenblogposted 7 years ago

    Here is too a speedy recovery!
    http://www.weisblum.com/images/volunteer/Pink-Ribbon-by-Amiel-Weisblum.jpg
    and can we put this one in Marks' hair?
    http://www.bugs-n-blooms.com/images/pink-ribbons-wing.gif

  8. Pearldiver profile image81
    Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

    You mean you have never experienced the Latex Power of Pink Gloves? yikes
    That's Terrible! hmm 
    You Have To 'Splash Out' in Life Sometimes Mark smile

    1. Mark Knowles profile image59
      Mark Knowlesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I was not always married - I do know how to do these things - I prefer not being allowed. big_smile

      1. Pearldiver profile image81
        Pearldiverposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        big_smile

  9. cindyvine profile image84
    cindyvineposted 7 years ago

    Thanks guys!  The bonus will be I'll be off work for 5 weeks, so can write some hubs!
    At least this time I'll have family and friends around me.  Last time, was just my kids and I. 
    Mark - don't let Pearldiver try and talk you into doing your own washing!  It's a horrible time-consuming job!  But he's a kiwi and the men there enjoy working in the house!

  10. TamCor profile image81
    TamCorposted 7 years ago

    Cindy--I will for sure wear pink on the 11th...

    My mother had this done when she was in her 30's, and is now healthier at 70 than I am, lol...

    Sending best wishes and prayers for a speedy recovery--I'm so glad you'll be surrounded by family! smile

  11. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    I'm sure sorry to hear you're heading back into the ring Cindy. Here's to your rapid recovery and some more great hubs whilst you're feet are kept off the floor.

    And yes - I'll wear my pink sweater. Just so you know ... I look horrible in pink but for your good health and breast cancer awareness I'll spend the day listening to folks saying 'you soooooo don't suit pink' smile

    As for the guys waffling on about their laundering prowess - whutever wink

  12. Flightkeeper profile image70
    Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago

    I'm sorry to hear that you have to have another surgery and wishing the very best for you.  I'll be using my pink handbag.

  13. Princessa profile image85
    Princessaposted 7 years ago

    I am sorry to hear that you need to go back back for surgery.  I hope everything works alright for you.

    I'll be wearing pink and I'll be thinking about you that day.

    All the best for you,
    xxx

  14. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    sending you warm and healing wishes. I'll make a note and post it on my desk, one of my favorite tops is pink! I'll wear it just for you. xo  [maybe the guys should post pics that day.. big_smile]

  15. SomewayOuttaHere profile image59
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 7 years ago

    ...i'll mark my calendar Cindy...good thoughts for you and your family....

  16. jantamaya profile image74
    jantamayaposted 7 years ago

    Cindy, I'll wear my old and awful pink scarf all day (this isn't my color, but I'll do it for you). Wish you very fast recovery and please maybe you like to write a hub about this experience ... ? Maybe?

  17. Zsuzsy Bee profile image88
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 7 years ago

    Speedy recovery Cindy. My thoughts will be with you.

  18. lindajot profile image69
    lindajotposted 7 years ago

    My thoughts are with you!  To go through that not only once, but twice is truly hard to imagine.  Pink it is!

  19. Money Glitch profile image77
    Money Glitchposted 7 years ago

    My thoughts and prayers are with you Cindy. Be sure to stay in touch. http://i43.tinypic.com/e0lez8.jpg

  20. cindyvine profile image84
    cindyvineposted 7 years ago

    Thanks for the thoughts, felt quite down yesterday, thinking they're slowly burying me bit by bit.  First the right breasdt, then the thyroid and now the left breast.  But read this thread again and felt much better!

  21. Princessa profile image85
    Princessaposted 7 years ago

    Hi Cindy, This week's HubMob is going to be pink again, just for you
    http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv19/wyanjen/HubMob/breast-cancerF.png

  22. Purple Perl profile image58
    Purple Perlposted 7 years ago

    Cindy, Wishing you speedy recovery!Pink surely on 11 th. Praying for you!

    1. tebo profile image85
      teboposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Cindy, Hope all went well with your surgery yesterday. My sister had a mastectomy three years ago and appears to be doing well. She had chemo and radiation, but elected to not have reconstruction. My thoughts are with you and I hope all goes well for you.

  23. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    Same here too Cindy. I wore my pink sweater all day (looked a pickle in it too but hey ho) and did think about you and how you were doing. Plus I had to explain a couple of times why I was wearing it - it's a little ... small hmm

    Lots and lots of happy, huggy vibes and I hope - like many other Hubbers - that you're soon back to normal. Bestest, biggest wishes - get well soon smile

  24. tonymac04 profile image88
    tonymac04posted 7 years ago

    Cindy - I have been thinking about you and hoping that all was well with you, at least as well as can be expected.
    Much love and healing thoughts to you.

  25. Pearldiver profile image81
    Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

    Hey ya Cindy... Many thoughts of you and hope you have done well at this stop on your journey to greatness. The path is timeless and well traveled by many special people, just like you. When you look closely you can see that from the dust that rises with each step you take. Conserve your strength and store your positivity so that you can draw on it during the desolate stages of this path. You have a long way to go and you will need a smile every day to make sure that you never let the terrain beat you on the hottest days. Be as brave as you can and if you need anymore than that... well, consider this.. we all love you here and you have and continue to be a beacon for many... and that new lawn mower that you had your eye on.... sorry I got it first! big_smile Be Well mate! smile

  26. Zsuzsy Bee profile image88
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 7 years ago

    My thought were with you yesterday while I was wearing my pink shirt. Wishing you a speedy recovery.

  27. Mighty Mom profile image81
    Mighty Momposted 7 years ago

    http://c1.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/103/l_f59038d4df7229c92b72865f1db8093c.jpg

    Here's my pink pick to help you kick that damned cancer to the curb, Cindyvine!
    xo, MM

  28. Lisa HW profile image65
    Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

    Cindy, so sorry to hear that you have to deal with this awful thing.  Sincerest wishes that your surgery went well and that you're back on your feet in no time.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v482/TIMFANTONIE/GET%20WELL/2850.gif



    http://i580.photobucket.com/albums/ss246/azaleaeight/rib1.gif

  29. Mark Knowles profile image59
    Mark Knowlesposted 7 years ago

    You know what they say - no photo - didn't happen. smile Hope everything went well and you are doing OK.

    http://markpknowles.com/wp-content/uploads/pink.JPG

  30. Mighty Mom profile image81
    Mighty Momposted 7 years ago

    Mark,
    Who would have guessed you look so fetching in pink? Of course, the beret really completes the ensemble.
    GREAT photo!!!

    1. Mark Knowles profile image59
      Mark Knowlesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks. big_smile

      Anyone heard from Cindy?

  31. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    She did post up on FB the day after that she was over the op - alive and kinda kicking.

    Look good in pink MK but did you had to do the beret? Had a lol moment. Love the blue polo pony though wink

    I shoulda posted one of me in mine. Could have gone the whole tight sweater comp. I looked ridiculous big_smile

    1. Mark Knowles profile image59
      Mark Knowlesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      How tight?

      Shoulda trimmed the beard though.

      Me - not you. big_smile

      1. frogdropping profile image84
        frogdroppingposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Puppies squirming to get out the basket. I dress like a baggage. I look (apparently) like I'm always walking a dog and got dressed in the dark.

        Thing is - the above is about right hmm

        A few of my friends call me an Ewok, one or two other's a scarecrow. I love my friends.

        1. Mark Knowles profile image59
          Mark Knowlesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Close friends... I hope. big_smile

  32. Mighty Mom profile image81
    Mighty Momposted 7 years ago

    frogdropping -- I don't think a photo could possibly do justice to your vivid and colorful decription smile

  33. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    Hey MM ... thankyou. A photo would definitely be unjustified. Probs crash the site lol

  34. profile image0
    Home Girlposted 7 years ago

    This cruel world, so much beauty and so much suffering, who needs all that?
    Somehow I missed this thread. Hope Cindy is okay.

    http://s2.hubimg.com/u/4627789.jpg

 
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