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2014 (1)

April (1)

Hey ya'll: Hello family! I hope that everyone is doing well and keeping up the fight. It has been a very very l...

2013 (9)

July (1)

Stanford trip: Good day everybody, I hope that everyone is doing well today. Well I made another trip to Stanford M...

June (3)

Chemo 2, Round 6 complete: Hi, I hope that everyone is doing well this weekend. It is a very hot day here where I live, been bl...
Chemo 2, Round 5 complete: Hi everyone, well, round 5 is done and over with. The days that followed disconnect on Weds were not...
Chemo 2, Round 4 complete.: Hey all, I'm late in posting about Rd 4, but it's all done. It went pretty good, once again the one ...

May (2)

Chemo 2, Round 3....done!: Well, I got disconnected from the portable pump yesterday, so #3 is in the books. All went well unli...
Chemo 2, Round 2...Blah!: Hey everyone, I hope that ya'll are doing well. I am sorry for posting so late on about my chemo 2, ...

April (1)

Chemo 2, Round 1: Well, last Tuesday I went to my cancer center to begin my second chemo, round one. This time we are ...

March (1)

Chemo...again: Well, this past Monday I made another trip up to Stanford Cancer Center, I had a CT scan that mornin...

January (1)

2013....so far: Well, here we are in 2013, I hope that everyone had some time to celebrate. I did not make it past 1...

2012 (20)

December (2)

And the fight continues: Hey everyone, I hope that ya'll are all well. I just wanted to fill you in on the latest with me. T...
4 months out.: Well, it has been just a little over four months since my last chemo treatment, though it seems like...

October (2)

My mom: Hey there, I hope that everyone is doing well today. It has been awhile since I last posted on here....
My mom: Hey there, I hope that everyone is doing well today. It has been awhile since I last posted on here....

September (1)

Hey ya'll...: Hi everyone, I hope that ya'll are doing well. It's been awhile since I last posted on here. I am a...

July (2)

Chemo #11...Done!: 11 down, one more to go! Seems so far away though, but I know that the last one will be here before ...
Chemo #10 Done.: Well it was done last week, but I was to down and out to write about it. Having chemo and a neupogen...

June (2)

Chemo #9 & Stanford: Good morning everyone, it is going on 0800 and I should be getting ready to hit the road, pick up so...
Chemo #9....No go.: Well no chemo today, my numbers were low, so I received a neupogen injection instead. I will have an...

May (3)

Chemo #8....done.: Well I got rid of that pesky portable pump this morning and met with my Oncologist. My CEA's were do...
Chemo #7...done: Hello my BFAC family, I hope that everyone is well today and ready for the weekend. Well I am down 7...
Chemo #6/Relay for Life: Hello my friends, I hope that everyone is well today. I completed chemo #6 last week, it went pretty...

April (2)

Chemo #5...done.: Well folks, #5 is done, it went well during treatment, but once again, when I get disconnected from ...
Scan Results: Hello, I hope that everyone is doing well. I am sorry for not posting sooner about my scan results, ...

March (3)

Chemo #4 a no go.: Well, another chemo cancellation yesterday. My wbc was way low, so I received a neupogen shot instea...
Chemo #3 checked off.: Hey everyone, I am a little late with this post, but I did have chemo this past Monday-Wednesday, so...
Chemo #3 a no go.: Well, I was supposed to have had chemo treatment 3 this past Monday, but my wbc count was low, so in...

February (2)

Chemo 2: Well my fellow BFAC family, this past Monday I went it for chemo treatment 2. It all went well, anot...
Tmay, my friend.: It has been one year since you left us, to be at peace from this disease that took you from us, but ...

January (1)

Chemo 1: Hello, I hope that everyone on BFAC is doing well. I had my first chemo treatment yesterday. I was n...

2011 (22)

December (2)

Okay, Folfox it is,: That my friends will be my chemo. I found that out after visiting with my Oncologist yesterday. I wi...
And so it begins.....: After yet another trip to Stanford University medical center yesterday, my ship now has a course set...

November (2)

Cancer Round 2, Surgery complete: Hello my friends, I hope that everyone is well today. I just wanted to drop in and let you know how ...
Happy Thanksgiving: Hello my friends, I hope that everyone is doing well and in good spirits today. I am heading to Palo...

October (2)

Cancer Round 2..surgery is set.: Well folks, here I am once again after another trip to Stanford University. Another early morning wa...
Cancer...round 2: Hello, I hope that my BFAC family is doing well and in good spirits. Well I was at Stanford Univers...

September (1)

Stanford visit #2: Well as a few of you know by now, I went back to the Stanford University cancer center this past Tue...

July (1)

July's latest.: Hello my BFAC family, I hope that everyone is well today. It has been awhile since I have posted on ...

May (2)

Some things happen for a reason.: Some days I wake up and wonder what the day has in store for me. This morning after a breakfast of p...
PT! Good for you! Good for me!: Hello, I hope that everyone is well today. There isn't much going on with me, at least not until Jul...

March (5)

My Stanford visit: Hi everyone. Well I made my trip up to the Stanford University cancer center yesterday. It was a l...
RIP Donnie: Copied from Debbie After having a good cry, I’m smiling because of the wonderful memories I hav...
A few more days...: Hello my BFAC family, I hope that everyone is well and standing strong in your fight with cancer. I...
Biopsy results: Hey everyone I had an appointment this afternoon with my Oncologist. The biopsy results the were neg...
More waiting.....: Hello, I hope that everyone is well today. Well yesterday I had the CAT Scan guided needle biopsy as...

February (5)

Lab work: Hi, I hope that everyone is doing well and standing strong in your battles with cancer. First I wo...
My four legged supporter...: Peaches, our loyal and trusty dog of 16 years passed today. My wife got her as a puppy while I was o...
What's up Doc!: Hello, so as many of you may know by now. I got the results from my PET Scan, no cancer hot spots we...
PET Scan update.: Well I spoke with my Oncologist yesterday, he told me that my PET Scan was clean and that there were...
PET Scan and chocolate: Hi, I hope that everyone is doing well. Ok, so I had my first PET Scan today as requested by my Onco...

January (2)

Something old, something new.: Hi everyone, so as a few of you know by now, this afternoon my phone rang and as I looked at the cal...
Not much new: Hi, well I haven't had much to write about recently. I met with my Oncologist last Wednesday, he sai...

2010 (23)

November (1)

Nothing new: Hello my friends, it has been awhile since I last posted anything on here. I have been busy the last...

October (1)

My weekend: Hello everyone, I have not had much to write about since the mole, the missed appointments and Long ...

September (5)

Flashback: This past Sunday after my wife and I got home from church, we decided to take a nap and be lazy for ...
Biopsy results and more: Hey folks, I went to see the Doc yesterday to get the results from the biopsy on the mole. The resul...
Blame it on the nap.: Well yesterday I was scheduled to go in and find out the biopsy results on the mole on my mug. So I ...
What about me?: Hello my friends, well yesterday, I took my wife in for a quick surgical procedure, it took less tha...
Blah!: Hello all. Well I was at the ER early this morning. I had abdominal pains and was vomiting like craz...

August (5)

Biopsy and more.: Well I went to see the Doc today about the moles on my face, but this time to have a biopsy done to ...
Borescope and sea legs: Hey folks, as you now know, I got scoped yesterdy, my colonoscopy/borescope went well. I did not get...
Drop your pants please....: So when I was in the Navy, in the jet fighter community and we had a problem or had to do an interna...
Update on the Update: Well I went in this morning to see the Doc about the moles on my face, turns out he really can't do ...
Update: Hey there my friends, I hope that eveyone is well. Here is the latest with me, I am scheduled for a ...

July (5)

Med tv: Ok, a few post ago I mentioned something about me/us watching medical related shows on tv after what...
Jaws, scars and mementos.: Earlier today I was thinking about a scene in the 1975 movie Jaws. If you've seen it, you will recal...
Scans are done.: Well I went in this morning to have my CT Scan done, I was not wanting to drink the rest of the bari...
Yuck and more Yuck!!!!: Well I went to the imaging place today to pick up the ever dreaded barium sulfate for my CT Scan on ...
The latest...: Well as a few of you may know by now, I had an appointment with my oncology Dr. last week. Everythin...

June (2)

Now what....: Well last Friday I went to see my family physician at my wife's request for some moles I have on the...
My friends: Hi, I hope that everyone is well today. I just wanted to ask you prayers for my friend Jon, he was d...

April (2)

Relay for Life, a stranger among friends.: This past weekend I took part in the Relay for Life here in my town at the local high school. We rai...
Happy Easter: Hi friends, I would like to wish everyone a wonderful Easter Sunday, what a wonderful day to spend ...

January (2)

Negative ghost rider, the pattern is full...: Full of good news that is. My visit with my Oncologist went well, all is good. I got cleared up to J...
That nervous feeling has set in.: Well folks, this coming Friday is my first recurrence test for cancer. Oh how I wish that I had sche...

2009 (5)

December (2)

2010...: As we enter 2010, I want to wish everyone the best for this new year. May it be full of good news an...
Stop jabbing me.: Hello, I hope that everyone is doing well and had a good Thanksgiving. I am doing pretty good, had a...

November (3)

I am thankful for....You.: Hello everyone, I would like to wish you, your families and friends many blessings. I have many thin...
Fear of the dark....: That was how I felt when I first found out I had cancer, I had a fear of the dark because instead of...
And my feelings where?: I was laying in the bed the other night unable to sleep, reflecting back on how crazy this past summ...
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October 8, 2014

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Eli (eli)

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October 14, 2009

Lemoore, California

June 15, 2011

October 8, 2014

Cancer Survivor

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Colon and Rectal Cancer

Adenocarcinoma

August 20, 2009

No

The not knowing of what was going to happen next.

Don't sweat the little things, live your life to the fullest.

Treat me as you always have, I'm still me with or without cancer.

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