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Dale in Laurel MD

(707 posts)
127. I went into treatment with a PSA of 52.
Fri Jun 7, 2024, 04:36 PM
Jun 7

In November I'll be 5 years cancer-free (knock on wood).

Best wishes to both of you!

Dearest Debbie Niagara Jun 5 #1
TY Niagara. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 5 #5
Good luck! Nt XanaDUer2 Jun 5 #2
Thank you XanaDUer2 I hope you are feeling better my friend. Love, Debbie debm55 Jun 5 #6
A bit but need more trsts XanaDUer2 Jun 5 #9
P.S. Niagara Jun 5 #3
Take care of yourself my friend. Love ya debm55 Jun 5 #7
Hope you're feeling better, Niagara! True Dough Jun 7 #131
As of yesterday, all symptoms and the unpleasant ickies have eased up significantly. Niagara Jun 8 #135
I hope family steps up. badhair77 Jun 5 #4
Thank you badhair77, debm55 Jun 5 #10
Good luck with lots of positive vibes JMCKUSICK Jun 5 #8
Thank you, JMSKusick. Love, Debbie debm55 Jun 5 #12
Best of luck! JoseBalow Jun 5 #11
Thank you JoseBalow. When it rains, it pours had a mammogram rirght before Rich had his test down. Mine came back . debm55 Jun 5 #13
Oh boy, I'm sorry to hear that :( JoseBalow Jun 5 #18
I know it's a pisser. debm55 Jun 5 #20
Geeeebz. Hopefully easily resolved. electric_blue68 Jun 5 #32
Thsnk you electric_blue 68. Love Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #58
Yes, it does pour. But your DU umbrella is right here. niyad Jun 5 #45
Thank you, Niyad. Love Debbie debm55 Jun 6 #59
Hang in there, we love you Deb. emulatorloo Jun 6 #94
Prayers. Joinfortmill Jun 5 #14
Thank you, Joinfortmill. Love. Debbie. debm55 Jun 5 #21
Sending good energy to both of you! KarenS Jun 5 #15
Thank you very much KarenS. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 5 #17
We are here for you both! OldBaldy1701E Jun 5 #16
Thank you very much, OldBaldy1701E. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 5 #19
Best wishes to the 2 of you. mercuryblues Jun 5 #22
Thank you,mercuryblues. Love ya. debm55 Jun 5 #23
Sending healing hugs gademocrat7 Jun 5 #24
Thank you gademocrat7. Love, debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #61
I hope you and Rich Beck2 Jun 5 #25
Thank you Beck2. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #62
Will be thinking of you both. You know that it did not spread so there are good treatments question everything Jun 5 #26
Thank you so much, question everything. Love you. debm55 Jun 5 #28
Good luck tomorrow! cate94 Jun 5 #27
Thank you, cate94, Love ya. debm55 Jun 5 #29
Good Luck! My dad was successfully treated in his 50's, back in the late '80s. Lived till 90 electric_blue68 Jun 5 #30
Thsnk you electric_blue68 Love, Debbie debm55 Jun 6 #63
I hope everything goes well sdfernando Jun 5 #31
Thank you, sdfernando. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #64
Focus on what's important. Get back here when you can. OAITW r.2.0 Jun 5 #33
Thank you OAITW .r.2.0 Love Debbie debm55 Jun 6 #65
Go do something enjoyable while you're out... ms liberty Jun 5 #34
Thank you ms. liberty. Wishing you all the good vibes. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #67
If they've not called or sent a card.. raising2moredems Jun 5 #35
Thank you raising2moredems. My husband's family live in Boston, we live in Pittsburgh. My neighbors have been kind.and debm55 Jun 6 #68
Good Luck Rich! maspaha Jun 5 #36
Rich says thank you, maspaha. debm55 Jun 6 #69
We are your fam. We are the ones sending healing vibes and peaceful thoughts. onecaliberal Jun 5 #37
Thank you, onecaliberal. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #75
Sending you light and love to you two! MLAA Jun 5 #38
Thank you so much, MLAA. Love, debbie debm55 Jun 6 #77
Deb and Rich, y'all are in my prayers. summer_in_TX Jun 5 #39
Thank you very much, summer_in_TX. Love Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #79
He's got you BaronChocula Jun 5 #40
Thank you so much, BaronChocula. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #80
Best hopes irisblue Jun 5 #41
Thank you Irisblue. Love you, Debbie debm55 Jun 6 #81
Good luck to you both.. keeping good thoughts. mountain grammy Jun 5 #42
Thank you, mountain grammy. Love you. debm55 Jun 6 #82
prayers for both of you gopiscrap Jun 5 #43
Thank you very much. And good luck to you too. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #83
Holding you and Rich in love and light. Vibes for best possible outcome. niyad Jun 5 #44
Thank you, niyad. I like the poppets idea. I need to make Rich and I a spirit doll also. Love you. debm55 Jun 6 #84
Hugggggggs niyad Jun 6 #97
All the luck in the world stage left Jun 5 #46
Thank you, stage left. Love ya. debm55 Jun 6 #87
Thinking of you and Rich happybird Jun 5 #47
Thank you, happybird. Love you. debm55 Jun 6 #86
He's got more than he needs: he's got you. My mom's family is tight-lipped Lutherans. ... marble falls Jun 6 #48
Thank you, marble falls. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #88
You'll be in our thoughts! Nt spooky3 Jun 6 #49
Thank you, spooky3. Love ya. debm55 Jun 6 #89
tell him WE are wishing him well Skittles Jun 6 #50
Thank you, Skittles. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #90
Best Wishes Always. Stuart G Jun 6 #51
Thank you, Stuart G. Love, Debbie debm55 Jun 6 #92
We are your family. murielm99 Jun 6 #52
Yes, you are. Rich's family is in Boston, we are in Pittsburgh. Thank you for being there for us. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #78
Thank you, murielm99. Love you. debm55 Jun 6 #93
Just know that you and Rich have the support of your DU family. Strength, hugs, and good luck tomorrow. LoisB Jun 6 #53
Thank you LoisB. Love ya, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #76
Please keep us posted if you can. calimary Jun 6 #54
Thank you, calimary. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #73
Consider this a virtual card and hug! Good luck! GPV Jun 6 #55
Love you, GPV. debm55 Jun 6 #72
You, too! GPV Jun 6 #96
Is it just your family who have been silent? Has his family been in touch? I hope they have. Fla Dem Jun 6 #56
Thank you Fla Dem. Yes, it is just my family. His family has been calling and sending cards.I have talked to them a debm55 Jun 6 #57
As always no support from your family, just criticism. Fla Dem Jun 6 #74
We are your family, screw your awful family, and so sorry for even saying that...... a kennedy Jun 6 #60
Thank you so much, a kenedy. Love you. debm55 Jun 6 #70
The only good oncologist is the one who enters the room smiling. DFW Jun 6 #66
Thank you DFW. I'll remember that. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #71
Positive thoughts for good news and sending hugs livetohike Jun 6 #85
Thank you livetohike. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #91
Debbie...Sending positive thoughts to Rich today and everyday.🙏❤️ lucca18 Jun 6 #95
TY lucca18. Love , debbie debm55 Jun 6 #98
That's exactly what my wife was told the second time. DFW Jun 6 #99
Just seeing this. MuseRider Jun 6 #100
Keep your head up! Eko Jun 6 #101
Love you, Debbie and Rich! Niagara Jun 6 #102
Thank you, Niagara. Love, Debbie. debm55 Jun 6 #107
That is so scary. pandr32 Jun 6 #103
Thank you pandr32. He had another PSA this afternoon and numbers went up higher. debm55 Jun 6 #108
More hugs your way. pandr32 Jun 6 #112
Good Luck, Deb ProfessorGAC Jun 6 #104
Thank you, ProfessorGAC. Hormone treatment begins on the 11th. In the 46 years we have been married, I never saw my debm55 Jun 6 #109
Good Vibes To Both Of You ProfessorGAC Jun 6 #113
Thank you. debm55 Jun 6 #114
Love and best wishes to you and Rich, Debbie! Different Drummer Jun 6 #105
Thank you, Different Drummer. Love, Debbie and Rich. debm55 Jun 6 #110
Damn debm55, but you've got ALL of us praying, send positive thoughts a kennedy Jun 6 #106
Thank you so much, a kennedy . Love Debbie and Rich. debm55 Jun 6 #111
Focus on the "curable" part. Elessar Zappa Jun 6 #115
Thank you very much. Elessar Zappa. We needed that. debm55 Jun 6 #117
Continued peaceful and healing vibes. 🙏🏻🙏🏻 onecaliberal Jun 6 #116
Thank you onecaliberal. Love, Debbie debm55 Jun 6 #118
The key word is "curable," though. That's good. n/t malthaussen Jun 7 #119
Thank you malthaussen, Love, Debbie. and Rich debm55 Jun 7 #120
Hope he gets treatment quickly malaise Jun 7 #121
Thank you, malaise. Hormone shots start on Monday. Radiation starts in July. I am confused as why they are waiting for debm55 Jun 7 #122
I and your entire DU family are here for you, Deb mvd Jun 7 #123
Thank you Matt. Love, Debbie and Rich debm55 Jun 7 #124
Woah! GOOD LUCK & Strength for the fight ahead! Perhaps holistic additions can ease side effects electric_blue68 Jun 7 #125
Go Deb enid602 Jun 7 #126
I went into treatment with a PSA of 52. Dale in Laurel MD Jun 7 #127
Wow, that is high. I am so happy for you, Dale. Best to you in the future. Rich's PSA numbers weren't high, but then debm55 Jun 7 #129
All I can offer. OldBaldy1701E Jun 7 #128
Thank you, OldBaldy1701E. Love, deb and Rich debm55 Jun 7 #130
He's lucky to have your support True Dough Jun 7 #132
Thank you , so much True Dough. Love, Debbie and Rich debm55 Jun 7 #133
Curable is a good thing.. hoping for the best for you both mountain grammy Jun 7 #134
Thank you mountain grammy. Love you, Debbie and Rich debm55 Jun 8 #136
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