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Topic: Veggy

Forum: May Their Memory Live On —

Honor those who have passed.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2013 03:54PM

Alyson wrote:

For our Veggy (Valerie ELizabeth Graham)

November 12 2013

Here we go again. Dx 12/19/2006, IDC, 3cm, Stage IIIC, Grade 2, 23/24 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 1/18/2007 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 2/22/2007 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Ellence (epirubicin), Fluorouracil (5-fluorouracil, 5-FU, Adrucil), Taxol (paclitaxel) Hormonal Therapy 8/9/2007 Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy 8/9/2007
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Nov 14, 2013 04:05PM FireKracker wrote:

thank U Allyson..I cannot post right now but I will eventually.

Focktober!!!!Pink stinks!!!!
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Nov 14, 2013 04:09PM Scottiee1 wrote:

I'm crying and in shock !!!!!!, Our Veggy I believe was only 46 yrs!!!!! God rest her soul and I send my condolences to her family. Granny, it seems like only yesterday when we would tease her about her one word posts. We have another beautiful angel watching over us now.

Dx 2/12/2012, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy 3/24/2012 Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy 5/2/2012 Radiation Therapy 5/2/2012 Radiation Therapy 5/2/2012
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Nov 14, 2013 04:11PM wintersocks wrote:

So very shocked to see this.

My condolences to family and friends of the wonderful Veggy

Dx 2/20/2012, IDC, 6cm+, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 4/11 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 3/23/2012 Doxil (doxorubicin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Surgery 8/29/2012 Lymph node removal: Right, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Right Hormonal Therapy 9/10/2012 Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy 9/16/2012 Breast, Lymph nodes
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Nov 14, 2013 04:36PM 4sewwhat wrote:

Another bright shiny star taken from this life way too soon. May she be at peace and her family find comfort in knowing she is in a wonderful place keeping watch over friends and family.

Veggy will be dearly missed.

47 when diagnosed 15 months after I originally went to doc about lump I found :( oncotype 13. Cold capping pics on my blog LaughingThruBreastCancer.blogs... Dx 3/25/2013, ILC, 5cm, Stage IIB, Grade 1, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 5/20/2013, ILC, 6cm+, Stage IIIC, Grade 1, 22/32 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 6/14/2013 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 9/30/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes
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Nov 14, 2013 04:43PM sas-schatzi wrote:

Veggy, Val,, love you babe. We had a lot of fun on OMG in the old days. Pancakes and chickens. May you be at peace. May her family eventually find peace. You are loved. sassy

Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out shouting "holy crap....what a ride".
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Nov 14, 2013 04:54PM Chevyboy wrote:

I can't believe this..... It seems like we were all just talking to her.... Damn..... I'm so sorry... Prayers for her family..... I'm sorry......

Don't walk ahead of me, I might not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not want to lead. Just walk beside me & be my friend. Dx 11/2009, IDC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+ Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Nov 14, 2013 04:55PM savgigi wrote:

I am so sad to hear this. I did not know Veggy well but I loved her sense of humor and one word posts. May she rest in peace.

Dx 1/31/2013, DCIS, Left, <1cm, Stage 0, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Radiation Therapy 2/21/2013 Breast Surgery 2/22/2013 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Hormonal Therapy 4/17/2013 Aromasin (exemestane) Hormonal Therapy 9/2/2013 Arimidex (anastrozole) Hormonal Therapy 10/24/2013 Femara (letrozole)
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Nov 14, 2013 04:55PM duckyb1 wrote:

So sad......Veggy you will be missed.....we were suppose to meet the next time with Granny.......so much fun almost to the end with your 1 and 2 word posts........you kept us smiling........no more pain,your whole again..

My heart goes out to your family........Rest in peace my dear friend......

Ducky Dx 2/15/2011, IDC, Right, 1cm, Grade 1, 0/8 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Radiation Therapy 4/24/2011 Whole-breast: Breast
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Nov 14, 2013 04:55PM Moderators wrote:

Oh, we are so deeply sad and sorry to hear this. Please know that our thoughts are with each of you, and her family. We know how hard this is.

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Nov 14, 2013 04:58PM luvmygoats wrote:

I'm crying as I write this. Veggy my sweet sister I miss you so much. You'll be watching down on us. Prayers for your DH and your boys.

Grannydukes - love you too and special hugs. I know you and Veggy loved each other.

SNB & Lumpectomy 2/21/12. Opted for no Oncotype due to very favorable pathology. 90% ER+. Rads finished 5/23/12. 28 + 5 boosts Dx 2/2012, IDC, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/20/2012 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Radiation Therapy 4/8/2012 Breast Hormonal Therapy 6/7/2012 Femara (letrozole)
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Nov 14, 2013 05:21PM ruthbru wrote:

Oh no!  Veggy and I had lots of fun together on the Humor & Games Forum & through some PMs too. She was a neat lady, and I am so extremely sorry to hear this news. My deepest sympathy to all who loved her.

"Invisible threads are the strongest ties." Friedrich Nietzsche Dx 2/2007, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/11 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2-
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Nov 14, 2013 06:02PM marywh wrote:

Oh Veg, my heart is broken, another sweet woman gone too soon. Love you dearly....

Dx 1/2008, IDC, 2cm, Stage IV, Grade 3, 2/3 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2- Surgery 6/14/2008 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Radiation Therapy 8/31/2008 Breast Surgery 8/4/2011 Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 8/24/2012 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel), Carboplatin (Paraplatin) Chemotherapy AC Chemotherapy Doxil (doxorubicin), Xeloda (capecitabine)
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Nov 14, 2013 06:10PM crog234 wrote:

I am so sad to read this. Condolences to her family and friends...

Cindy AKA Squishy

Cindy Diagnosis 12/03/10. ILC ER+/PR+ HER2- BRCA1 & 2 negative Right below the knee (RBK) amputee as of 9/28/12
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Nov 14, 2013 06:12PM hollander wrote:

So sorry to hear about Veggy. My thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends, and BCO sisters who will miss her so much. It's always a sad day when we loose another friend here. May she rest in peace.

Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance! Dx 2/2007, ILC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 0/16 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 3/12/2007 Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Free TRAM flap; Reconstruction (right): Free TRAM flap Chemotherapy 4/18/2007 CEF Chemotherapy 6/20/2007 Taxotere (docetaxel) Surgery 9/11/2007 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right) Hormonal Therapy 10/19/2007 Femara (letrozole) Surgery 6/2/2009 Reconstruction (left) Dx 2/2013, ILC, Stage IV, ER+/PR-, HER2- Hormonal Therapy 2/20/2013 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Hormonal Therapy 7/10/2013 Aromasin (exemestane) Chemotherapy 10/30/2013 Xeloda (capecitabine) Dx 3/2/2015, ILC, Stage IV, ER-/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 3/4/2015 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Chemotherapy 11/14/2015 Halaven (eribulin) Radiation Therapy 5/30/2016 External: Brain Radiation Therapy 6/1/2016 External: Bone Chemotherapy 6/15/2016 Gemzar (gemcitabine)
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Nov 14, 2013 06:46PM Leah_S wrote:

I am another one who will miss Veggy so much. My condolences to her family. May G-d send them comfort.

Leah

Dx 11/3/2008, IDC, 1cm, Stage IV, Grade 3, 6/17 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Nov 14, 2013 06:51PM ChickaD wrote:

Dear sweet Miss Veggy...you will be missed more than words can say.  Peace to your family and friends.

Let angel wings carry you now♥

Dana....♥....How can I make you SMILE today? DX: 3/18/2013, IDC/DCIS, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+, TX: TCH Chemo/Radiation/Herceptin/Arimidex
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Nov 14, 2013 07:04PM GmaFoley wrote:

Veggy, you always had a kind, encouraging word every time I had issues. I will miss you. Hope you are partying with the other angels watching over us.

Imagine God in His HUGE rocking chair, rocking you and saying, "It will be ok, you can do it. I will be right here for you". Oncotype score: 8, Rads 28, Bilateral arm, truncal LE and now Obstructive Sleep Apnea Dx 4/19/2011, IDC, 1cm, Stage IB, Grade 2, 1/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Nov 14, 2013 07:08PM sheila888 wrote:

I met with Veggy on couple of Threads

I remember her sense of humor

RIP Sweet Sister

Sheila♥ Dx 4/8/2005, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Dx 8/21/2015, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/13/2015 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right Dx 11/2018, IDC, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/liver/lungs, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Nov 14, 2013 07:11PM Wren44 wrote:

I'm crying too. She was taken way too soon. Condolences to her family and friends.

Lumpectomy and re-excision followed by mastectomy of right breast. Five years of anastrasole completed.
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Nov 14, 2013 08:00PM Spookiesmom wrote:

Veggy, you will be remembered for your humor and one word posts.

My deepest condolences to the family.

First time IDGgrade 3, stage 3. Second time, found lump myself. That made me stage 4. Dx IDC, Stage IIIA, Grade 3
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Nov 14, 2013 08:54PM jo1955 wrote:

OMG! I am so shocked to hear this news. I did not know her well but we did talk many times. Condolences to her family and friends. May she rest in peace.

Jo - Lump, no chemo, 25 rads + 5 boosts, Tamox X5 years . cancerr free since Aug 30th, 2010. April 2014 - Latissimus Dorsi Flap Reconstruction. July 13, 2013 - Hysterectomy due to multiple uterine issues while on Tamoxifen.
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Nov 14, 2013 09:09PM juliaanna wrote:

Veggy,

No more dark basements. May your soul soar in lightness and joy.

"Just live your life so that every morning, when you plant your feet on the floor beside your bed, the devil gets a cold chill and says, 'Oh CRAP' She's awake.'" Original diagnosis 2/7/12-mucinous carcinoma. Dx 2/7/2012, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 1, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 4/4/2012 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Dx 4/5/2012, DCIS Dx 4/5/2012, IDC Dx 4/5/2012, ILC, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 5/31/2012 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Surgery 11/15/2012 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right) Surgery 7/25/2013 Reconstruction (left): Nipple reconstruction; Reconstruction (right): Nipple reconstruction
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Nov 14, 2013 09:10PM QCA wrote:

I am shocked and so sorry to hear this. Veggy will be missed so much by so many. Sincere condolences to her family and friends.

Kathy

Kathy Dx 7/7/2010, ILC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Nov 15, 2013 01:58AM chabba wrote:

My prayers are with the family and friends as well as all of us who loved her too. May she rest in peace.

Dx 5/25/2010, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Nov 15, 2013 02:21AM chrissyb wrote:

Such sadness rises in me that it is hard to express. Rest in peace dear Veggy.

My condolences to her family, friends and all who loved her.

Chrissy

I found my peace which gave me strength. 52 at dx. Dx 12/8/2003, IDC, 4cm, Stage IV, Grade 2, 0/12 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Nov 15, 2013 02:39AM Shellshine wrote:

Our Rascal Angel, We Love You and Celebrate your Light. Be at Peace our Darling Girl.

GD, thinking of you....such a loving friend to our Vegette. 💛

Dx 1/16/2013, <1cm Dx 1/16/2013, DCIS, <1cm, Stage 0, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+ Surgery 1/25/2013 Lymph node removal: Left; Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Surgery 5/3/2013 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right)
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Nov 15, 2013 10:50AM duckyb1 wrote:

Veggy.....so much fun....1and2 word comments that you were so good at.......you fought the good fight, now your reward awaits you in heaven....May the angels carry you gently to see the face of God......rest in his arms.........peace at last.....

Granny, you loved her so.....devoted friends.....Comfort yourself in the thought of your times together....she loved you........

Ducky Dx 2/15/2011, IDC, Right, 1cm, Grade 1, 0/8 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Radiation Therapy 4/24/2011 Whole-breast: Breast
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Nov 15, 2013 10:59AM blondiex46 wrote:

I am still stunned after hearing  this....we were Pming each other she was so wonderful.....Granny I am so sorry.....cancer sucks....

Original 8/96 - 1cm, chemo, rads. Recurr..9/09...Mets to lungs, chest wall, lymph nodes under arm & chest, cervical & lumbar spine, ribs, hip. Femera, Falsodex, Zometa, Xeloda, Gemzar,Taxotere, Adriamycin,Havalen.WENT OFF CHEMO 7/20/14 Dx 9/1/2009, 3cm, Stage IV, ER+/PR-, HER2-
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Nov 15, 2013 11:33AM camillegal wrote:

This is so hard for everyone especially ones that talked with Veggy regularly--she was so sweet and funny and u knew exactly what she meant with the 2 or 3 words she wrote sometimes. We'll all miss u Veggy but u are with the Lord now and watching over us--Blessings to u'r family---And Granny we know u've been very close to Veggy and when u are ready we are here.

Dx 2007, Stage IV, 24/38 nodes, HER2+
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Nov 15, 2013 03:15PM - edited Nov 15, 2013 03:17PM by Valjean

Dear Valerie,

 

~~And flights

of Angels

    Sing thee

to thy Rest~~

 

Love always,

Valerie

     My condolences to her family.

(((((( K ))))))

♥ RIP MELISSA ♥ 💛RIP CINDY🌼 ~ DX 11/5/2008~Lumpectomy SNB~Oncotype DX 14~finished Rads x33, 2.19.09~Aromasin started 2.20.09

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