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Topic: Word Ladder - Part Two

Forum: Humor and Games — Breast cancer is no laughing matter, but sometimes a good joke or a game is the best medicine.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2011 05:34AM - edited Apr 19, 2011 05:35AM by Meece

Meece wrote:

Since the original word ladder has some technical difficulties, Sharon50 has asked that I start it up again. (Could it be a ploy to get around a six-letter word from scarabs?Wink)

Here's a new old game, ladies

I will try to guide you if it gets off track

1. Start with a 3 letter word.
2. The next person adds a letter to make a new word - example "rot" to "tour". The next person adds a letter to that 4 letter word - "route" , and so on until it gets to a 7 letter word - example "troupes".
3. Once someone gets to a 7 letter word, the next person takes away a letter to make a new 6 letter word - "sprout". This continues until we get back to 3 letters, then it starts over.
4. Each word must have added (going up) or taken away (coming down) no more than one new letter to the previous word.
5. No hyphenations, abbreviations, contractions, proper names, prefixes, or suffixes.
6. Try not to repeat words in the same ladder.
**Remember - Going up the ladder - add one new letter to make a new word. Going down - take away one letter to make a new word.**

Sure it's tough, but so are you! Dx 11/23/2003, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/16 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/4/2004 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 7/31/2004
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May 19, 2017 11:48AM carpe_diem wrote:

creel

Lung mets from the start. Solitary met, right shoulder blade 12/1/14. Dx 3/11/2011, IDC: Mucinous, Left, 5cm, Stage IV, Grade 2, 2/4 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Hormonal Therapy 3/12/2011 Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery 11/27/2012 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement Radiation Therapy 1/28/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Surgery 5/13/2013 Reconstruction (left) Hormonal Therapy 12/19/2014 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Chemotherapy 4/17/2015 Xeloda (capecitabine) Chemotherapy 5/13/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel)
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May 19, 2017 01:23PM zogo wrote:

reel

~Jane~ "Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them" ......"You'll never know how strong you are until being strong is your only option"
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May 20, 2017 07:10AM PattyPeppermint wrote:

eel


To God be the glory! Live, laugh, love... Life is way too short. Dx 5/2002, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, 9/13 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 6/2013, Stage IV, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy 6/29/2013 Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy 7/5/2013 Bone Hormonal Therapy 8/1/2015 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Targeted Therapy 8/1/2015 Ibrance (palbociclib) Chemotherapy 7/1/2016 Xeloda (capecitabine)
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May 20, 2017 12:42PM magiclight wrote:

heel

Life is available only in the present...the here and the now. Thich Nhat Hanh Dx 4/27/2015, IDC, Both breasts, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 4/27/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right
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May 21, 2017 01:36PM carpe_diem wrote:

leech

Lung mets from the start. Solitary met, right shoulder blade 12/1/14. Dx 3/11/2011, IDC: Mucinous, Left, 5cm, Stage IV, Grade 2, 2/4 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Hormonal Therapy 3/12/2011 Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery 11/27/2012 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement Radiation Therapy 1/28/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Surgery 5/13/2013 Reconstruction (left) Hormonal Therapy 12/19/2014 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Chemotherapy 4/17/2015 Xeloda (capecitabine) Chemotherapy 5/13/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel)
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May 21, 2017 09:04PM magiclight wrote:

lychee (fruit)

Life is available only in the present...the here and the now. Thich Nhat Hanh Dx 4/27/2015, IDC, Both breasts, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 4/27/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right
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May 24, 2017 09:38AM carpe_diem wrote:

lechery

Lung mets from the start. Solitary met, right shoulder blade 12/1/14. Dx 3/11/2011, IDC: Mucinous, Left, 5cm, Stage IV, Grade 2, 2/4 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Hormonal Therapy 3/12/2011 Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery 11/27/2012 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement Radiation Therapy 1/28/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Surgery 5/13/2013 Reconstruction (left) Hormonal Therapy 12/19/2014 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Chemotherapy 4/17/2015 Xeloda (capecitabine) Chemotherapy 5/13/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel)
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May 26, 2017 04:29PM magiclight wrote:

celery


Life is available only in the present...the here and the now. Thich Nhat Hanh Dx 4/27/2015, IDC, Both breasts, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 4/27/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right
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May 26, 2017 05:18PM carpe_diem wrote:

leery

Lung mets from the start. Solitary met, right shoulder blade 12/1/14. Dx 3/11/2011, IDC: Mucinous, Left, 5cm, Stage IV, Grade 2, 2/4 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Hormonal Therapy 3/12/2011 Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery 11/27/2012 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement Radiation Therapy 1/28/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Surgery 5/13/2013 Reconstruction (left) Hormonal Therapy 12/19/2014 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Chemotherapy 4/17/2015 Xeloda (capecitabine) Chemotherapy 5/13/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel)
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May 27, 2017 09:28AM magiclight wrote:

reel

Life is available only in the present...the here and the now. Thich Nhat Hanh Dx 4/27/2015, IDC, Both breasts, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 4/27/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right
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May 27, 2017 12:42PM zogo wrote:

ere

~Jane~ "Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them" ......"You'll never know how strong you are until being strong is your only option"
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May 28, 2017 06:39PM magiclight wrote:

tree

Life is available only in the present...the here and the now. Thich Nhat Hanh Dx 4/27/2015, IDC, Both breasts, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 4/27/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right
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May 28, 2017 09:03PM zogo wrote:

meter

~Jane~ "Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them" ......"You'll never know how strong you are until being strong is your only option"
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May 29, 2017 06:28AM carpe_diem wrote:

temper

Lung mets from the start. Solitary met, right shoulder blade 12/1/14. Dx 3/11/2011, IDC: Mucinous, Left, 5cm, Stage IV, Grade 2, 2/4 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Hormonal Therapy 3/12/2011 Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery 11/27/2012 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement Radiation Therapy 1/28/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Surgery 5/13/2013 Reconstruction (left) Hormonal Therapy 12/19/2014 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Chemotherapy 4/17/2015 Xeloda (capecitabine) Chemotherapy 5/13/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel)
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May 29, 2017 06:35AM zogo wrote:

preempt

~Jane~ "Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them" ......"You'll never know how strong you are until being strong is your only option"
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May 29, 2017 11:24AM magiclight wrote:

I'm stumped. Can't think of any 6 letter word other than temper so I'm going down to 5 letter word

meter

Life is available only in the present...the here and the now. Thich Nhat Hanh Dx 4/27/2015, IDC, Both breasts, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 4/27/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right
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May 29, 2017 03:12PM PattyPeppermint wrote:

tree


To God be the glory! Live, laugh, love... Life is way too short. Dx 5/2002, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, 9/13 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 6/2013, Stage IV, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy 6/29/2013 Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy 7/5/2013 Bone Hormonal Therapy 8/1/2015 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Targeted Therapy 8/1/2015 Ibrance (palbociclib) Chemotherapy 7/1/2016 Xeloda (capecitabine)
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May 29, 2017 10:55PM tessu wrote:

tee

Be gentle with yourself. Dx 7/29/2015, IDC, Right, Grade 3, 0/9 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+ Surgery 8/19/2015 Mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy 9/9/2015 Taxotere (docetaxel) Targeted Therapy 9/9/2015 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 11/11/2015 CEF Hormonal Therapy 1/25/2016 Arimidex (anastrozole) Hormonal Therapy 12/20/2016 Femara (letrozole)
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May 29, 2017 11:45PM - edited May 29, 2017 11:45PM by Mimi2kleh

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Dx 10/2011, IDC, Right, 6cm+, Stage IIIA, Grade 1, 1/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 11/11/2011 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left, Right Surgery 12/9/2011 Mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy 12/29/2011 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Hormonal Therapy 4/1/2012 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Surgery 6/6/2012 Mastectomy: Left, Right Hormonal Therapy 7/21/2013 Arimidex (anastrozole) Dx 5/2017, Stage IV, metastasized to other, ER+, HER2- Chemotherapy 5/18/2017 Xeloda (capecitabine)
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May 29, 2017 11:46PM Mimi2kleh wrote:

teen

Dx 10/2011, IDC, Right, 6cm+, Stage IIIA, Grade 1, 1/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 11/11/2011 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left, Right Surgery 12/9/2011 Mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy 12/29/2011 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Hormonal Therapy 4/1/2012 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Surgery 6/6/2012 Mastectomy: Left, Right Hormonal Therapy 7/21/2013 Arimidex (anastrozole) Dx 5/2017, Stage IV, metastasized to other, ER+, HER2- Chemotherapy 5/18/2017 Xeloda (capecitabine)
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Jun 1, 2017 04:06PM magiclight wrote:

enter

Life is available only in the present...the here and the now. Thich Nhat Hanh Dx 4/27/2015, IDC, Both breasts, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 4/27/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right
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Jun 1, 2017 07:47PM zogo wrote:

renter

~Jane~ "Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them" ......"You'll never know how strong you are until being strong is your only option"
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Jun 2, 2017 09:53AM magiclight wrote:

reentry

Life is available only in the present...the here and the now. Thich Nhat Hanh Dx 4/27/2015, IDC, Both breasts, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 4/27/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right
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Jun 2, 2017 10:24AM tessu wrote:

renter

Be gentle with yourself. Dx 7/29/2015, IDC, Right, Grade 3, 0/9 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+ Surgery 8/19/2015 Mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy 9/9/2015 Taxotere (docetaxel) Targeted Therapy 9/9/2015 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 11/11/2015 CEF Hormonal Therapy 1/25/2016 Arimidex (anastrozole) Hormonal Therapy 12/20/2016 Femara (letrozole)
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Jun 2, 2017 09:42PM magiclight wrote:

terne

Life is available only in the present...the here and the now. Thich Nhat Hanh Dx 4/27/2015, IDC, Both breasts, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 4/27/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right
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Jun 3, 2017 11:49AM zogo wrote:

teen

~Jane~ "Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them" ......"You'll never know how strong you are until being strong is your only option"
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Jun 4, 2017 07:27AM magiclight wrote:

net

Life is available only in the present...the here and the now. Thich Nhat Hanh Dx 4/27/2015, IDC, Both breasts, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 4/27/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right
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Jun 13, 2017 02:39PM PattyPeppermint wrote:

tent


To God be the glory! Live, laugh, love... Life is way too short. Dx 5/2002, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, 9/13 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 6/2013, Stage IV, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy 6/29/2013 Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy 7/5/2013 Bone Hormonal Therapy 8/1/2015 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Targeted Therapy 8/1/2015 Ibrance (palbociclib) Chemotherapy 7/1/2016 Xeloda (capecitabine)
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Jun 13, 2017 08:45PM zogo wrote:

stent

~Jane~ "Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them" ......"You'll never know how strong you are until being strong is your only option"
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Jun 14, 2017 06:27PM magiclight wrote:

tenths

Life is available only in the present...the here and the now. Thich Nhat Hanh Dx 4/27/2015, IDC, Both breasts, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 4/27/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right

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