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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum picture policy

    Photographs and other graphic images of suspected cancer should not be posted in these Forums. They can be very disturbing to people and are of...

    Started by ChemoMan, 08-08-2012 09:08 PM
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  1. A VERY interesting morning

    Had a call from younger son. He has just been released from intentive care and is ok. Back story. He lives on a property and 2 different...

    Started by Didee, 04-10-2014 02:48 AM
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  2. Our weather

    I woke up this morning and it was minus twenty five degrees celcius outside.:shock: How is your weather? Queensville

    Started by Queensville, 02-28-2014 12:07 PM
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  3. A song I wanted to share...

    ....for our loved ones....

    Started by DebbieC, 04-07-2014 12:42 AM
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    04-07-2014 02:49 AM Go to last post
  4. Funniest ad ever

    So I was watching youtube the other day and an ad preceded the video. It was one of those that you can cancel in 5 seconds. Well the ad went for over...

    Started by ChemoMan, 04-04-2014 09:57 PM
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  5. "Braeking Bad" and other depictions of cancer

    I really dont have a question....just an observation i guess. As a caregiver, you do your best to make your partner's life comfortable. So it can be...

    Started by sdrutledge, 01-10-2014 04:07 PM
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  6. Australian culcha

    So one of the things that have been lost in my country and one of the things I lament the most is the demise of the Aussie pub band. Back in the...

    Started by ChemoMan, 03-21-2014 09:21 AM
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  7. Happy St. Patrick's Day

    Happy St. Patrick's Day to all my brethren around the world (even all of you who are only Irish for today)! My grandmother was pregnant with my Mom...

    Started by Kermica, 03-17-2014 05:36 PM
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    03-17-2014 10:26 PM Go to last post
  8. An Average Performance

    A biologist, a chemist, and a statistician are out hunting. The biologist shoots at a deer and misses five feet to the left. The chemist...

    Started by ChemoMan, 03-16-2014 12:17 AM
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    03-17-2014 03:19 PM Go to last post
  9. The last days of summer

    Well this weekend we are enjoying the last days of summer in our part of the southern hemisphere. The weather is glorious, cool nights and warm days,...

    Started by ChemoMan, 03-09-2014 01:49 AM
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    03-11-2014 01:27 AM Go to last post
  10. posting a pic of my brain cancer tat here

    wanted to share, this tattoo is my inspiration to keep fighting.

    Started by mccindy, 09-11-2013 02:25 AM
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    03-07-2014 03:13 AM Go to last post
  11. Some fun from my facebook page

    Some of you may remember that when I was undergoing chemo we went to see the stage magician Steven Spellmaster. He seemed nice so I asked one of...

    Started by Didee, 03-06-2014 09:56 AM
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    03-06-2014 10:03 AM Go to last post
  12. Summertime sadness

    For most of this year everywhere I went I would hear this song in the background so much so this song will be the soundtrack for 2014 for me. A...

    Started by ChemoMan, 01-18-2014 12:58 AM
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    03-01-2014 10:47 PM Go to last post
  13. Olympic Pride

    :smile: Waiting with bated breath for Canadian Men's Hockey to bring home Gold just like our Ladies Irish

    Started by irish, 02-23-2014 12:54 PM
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    02-24-2014 08:01 PM Go to last post
  14. Last time I'll be able do do this.

    Well coming up to the age of 70 next year and having thought long and hard about what something I have always wanted to do. As anyone who has read...

    Started by Baz10, 12-12-2013 10:11 AM
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  15. Outstanding bravery or stupid bravado?

    The place is Walensee in Switzerland. The Objective is to base jump off a massive cliff then fly a kilometer or two to a deep canyon called the...

    Started by ChemoMan, 02-08-2014 12:10 AM
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    02-08-2014 12:39 AM Go to last post
  16. Got the tat

    Well, I said I would get the tattoo and I have :-) I chose to get a lavender colored ribbon as it represents all forms of cancer. My hubby had...

    Started by Queensville, 09-06-2013 01:23 AM
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    02-01-2014 11:50 AM Go to last post
  17. On The Road Again

    Hi Well we are off on the road again. Heading anti clockwise again as there is so much we want to see up in the north west. The plan is to get all...

    Started by ChemoMan, 08-16-2013 10:36 PM
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  18. You must read this

    Hi I got this in my email inbox at work today, a welcome distraction from work. I have checked with Snopes.com and it is a true story. ...

    Started by ChemoMan, 01-20-2014 06:45 AM
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    01-20-2014 10:18 AM Go to last post
  19. This is so funny

    Odin eating I gotta try this with Bailin my son's German Shepard. Seriously though I don't know whats funnier, odin eating , which is hilarious,...

    Started by ChemoMan, 01-20-2014 09:11 AM
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  20. Cats are funny

    You gotta wonder sometimes what goes through a cats head. Not only cats here though a cow, a few horses, a couple of dogs, a couple of kangaroos, a...

    Started by ChemoMan, 01-19-2014 06:08 AM
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  21. Dolphin magic

    Hi This one brought tears to my eyes, but then I am a soppy old bugga ;) I love the way the dolphin takes a close look at the baby with...

    Started by ChemoMan, 01-19-2014 02:29 AM
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  22. Time after time

    This is to me the most beautiful song ever sung. The version which is the only version to play is the one by Eva Cassidy. Eva always has a special...

    Started by ChemoMan, 01-18-2014 05:21 AM
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  23. My grandson Jake

    Please keep this little fella in your minds. He has a bowel and also urinary problem that has failed to respond to medication. He goes into...

    Started by Baz10, 08-07-2013 08:12 AM
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  24. This should warm you up

    So it's been a bit chilly up there in the northern hemisphere I hear. Cold enough to kill you in 3 minutes in the States and storms in the UK. ...

    Started by ChemoMan, 01-16-2014 06:53 PM
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  25. This made me smile

    I saw something lovely today. We had taken the baby and the 6 year old to the local funfair, it comes for a few days each year. There was a woman...

    Started by HippyChick, 07-20-2013 11:13 PM
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    01-10-2014 04:22 PM Go to last post
  26. Overheard in cardiac assesment ward.

    Long story but I'll try and cut it short. Should raise a few laughs. I was blue lighted into hospital last Saturday as they thought I may be having...

    Started by Baz10, 09-14-2013 10:30 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    01-10-2014 03:51 PM Go to last post
  27. Poll Poll: Will the lads from Oz white wash those scoundrels from England in the ashes

    Ok time for a poll I have voted in numerous polls on this very subject a lot in the last few weeks. Of course I voted Yes. So lets have it you...

    Started by ChemoMan, 12-21-2013 05:44 AM
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    01-09-2014 06:23 PM Go to last post
  28. An NYC Cab drivers story

    I got this on facebook and I thought it was worth sharing. A NYC Taxi driver wrote: I arrived at the address and honked the horn. After waiting...

    Started by ChemoMan, 01-03-2014 07:20 AM
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  29. Smile Top 10 Inspirational Quotes by Charlie Chaplin

    Must watch :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2Oz6oMUiLA

    Started by ankush2015, 12-25-2013 03:19 AM
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  30. It's that time of year

    Merry Christmas I hope you all have a great time. Stay safe on the roads and enjoy. here is an Oz Chritmas song....enloy

    Started by ChemoMan, 12-24-2013 02:25 AM
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  31. The Cricket War

    Oh ye of little faith and by that I mean all my brothers in Ol Blighty who have written off your valiant young lads who are currently toiling in 38 c...

    Started by ChemoMan, 12-13-2013 07:01 AM
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  32. Mom "our mom" "iron lady"

    she gave me permission to post a pic of her when she had passed now you know what mom looked like. this was a picture taken in oct a year ago(dont...

    Started by sheila, 12-09-2013 01:27 AM
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    12-11-2013 03:53 AM Go to last post
  33. Family websites - Anyone have experience?

    Hi, I'm want to create a family website and am trying to choose which host to go with - there are soooooo many. My brain is baffled. Does...

    Started by Queensville, 09-24-2013 11:40 PM
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    10-31-2013 10:56 AM Go to last post
  34. Lovey's Trees

    Lovey makes these to keep his hands busy, including while he's at infusion. MM Well doggone it! That link didn't work for me. Does it work for...

    Started by MissMuffins, 10-21-2013 03:57 AM
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  35. 6 terrifying ways crows are smarter than you think

    I know Crows are smart. I have a 'pet' Crow called Quo that I have often written about here. She constantly amazes us with her intelligence I will...

    Started by ChemoMan, 10-10-2013 10:48 PM
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  36. trivia questions

    While on Holiday we are entertained by watching QI episodes. Uk and Australian members may be aware of this show which is hosted by Stephen Fry....

    Started by ChemoMan, 10-09-2013 04:41 AM
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  37. Is it raining or are you bored?

    Okay Chemoman! I read your response to the ALL CAPS thing posted way back in 2007 and I just have to wonder if it is raining and you can't get...

    Started by GracieJane, 09-11-2013 01:54 AM
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  38. 32 years ago

    32 years ago I got stuck between the Moon and New York City.... I did the best that I could do :smile: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcwLrEATXH4...

    Started by ChemoMan, 09-07-2013 07:09 AM
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  39. The patient

    A male patient is lying in bed in the hospital, wearing an oxygen mask over his mouth and nose. A young student nurse appears and gives him a...

    Started by ChemoMan, 06-27-2013 07:48 AM
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  40. Am I mad?

    Leonard Cohen's voice, during chemo, bad times, enabled me to turn inwards, go to a safe place like trance..no pain, no sickness nothing got through...

    Started by Didee, 04-05-2012 09:37 AM
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  41. Unhappy Oh crap. My marriage is over.

    Well my marriage is over. It's been on the cards for a while but I've been in denial. I'm Irish and my husband is Indian. When we first met 8 years...

    Started by HippyChick, 08-10-2013 07:35 PM
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    08-17-2013 07:33 AM Go to last post
  42. Rugby

    The Big Day is approaching :shock: BIOB (bring it on baz)

    Started by ChemoMan, 06-21-2013 10:01 AM
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  43. Caution Diver Suffering Caregiver Burnout

    Thank you Washington Mike (who has pancreatic cancer) for making this for me. I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!

    Started by Queensville, 08-01-2013 12:34 AM
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  44. Cool Caregiver burnout bumper sticker

    Hi folks: I had a lot of fun with the first sticker but only did a half dozen as a favor to a couple of requests.. I've redesigned it like so ...

    Started by washingtonmike, 08-14-2013 09:24 PM
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    08-14-2013 11:22 PM Go to last post
  45. Have a laugh at this true story reported years ago

    This was reported in the Sunderland Echo newspaper years ago, but still makes me laugh when I think about it. Scenario. Patient attends a well...

    Started by Baz10, 08-04-2013 01:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    08-04-2013 01:54 PM Go to last post
  46. Submit your bald/shaved head photos, ladies! Guys, too!

    I think it would be nice if we shared our bald/shaved head photos so we can SEE that we're not alone. Especially us women! I also gathered up a bunch...

    Started by MariaHatesChemo, 04-08-2011 04:04 PM
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    07-23-2013 05:53 AM Go to last post
  47. Out of the mouth of babes

    Hilarious, Our family and my little ski buddy Jamie are over for a few days from Dubai before they head off for 2 weeks holiday in Devon. Last...

    Started by Baz10, 07-13-2013 06:23 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-20-2013 11:43 PM Go to last post
  48. The CWA

    Hey Didee how did the CWA meeting go. I have a video of the ladies making their way to the meeting :) ...

    Started by ChemoMan, 07-13-2013 02:05 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    07-13-2013 02:50 AM Go to last post
  49. Let's dance our tears away

    Hi We all know cancer is a bugga. We all know depression sucks. But did you know that exercise not only improves your chances of beating cancer it...

    Started by ChemoMan, 03-01-2013 08:34 AM
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    07-03-2013 04:48 PM Go to last post
  50. A song for you all

    Hi We like this song. Its called 'throw your arms around me' and it is an Australian classic. Written by Marc Seymour from the Hunters and...

    Started by ChemoMan, 06-20-2013 09:50 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 868
    06-21-2013 08:09 AM Go to last post

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