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Some Good News for a change!! I got to tell someone.

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Funkster, Feb 10, 2003.

  1. Funkster

    Funkster Supporting Member

    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    WooHoo! A few of you know that I have had a small battle with Seminoma (Testicular) Stg 1 Cancer for the last two years. I'm am so pleased and psyched to report that I made the two year mark and I'm in full remission:) :) :) :) It's been one heck of a ride but let me tell ya never give up hope people there is always a light at the end of the tunnel,
    Anyway I had to share it with a few of you that have been nothing but concerned.
    Now I can plan that TalkBass New England get together along with the rest of my life.
    Thanks to everyone here at TB that have sent me emails and the good wishes. This site has been a intrigul part of my recovery for the last few years.
    Thanks all
  2. thrash_jazz


    Jan 11, 2002
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Artist: JAF Basses, Circle K Strings
    Didn't know about that... but that is wonderful news! :) Glad to hear it!

    Hope all continues to go well!
  3. Funkster, that is the first piece of information in like the past two weeks that actually brightened my day. :)
  4. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    That's fantastic news, Henry!
  5. Here's to ya Funkster !
  6. Jennifer


    Jul 31, 2000
    Erie, Illinois
    That's great news! Congratulations!
  7. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    That's so cool. Keep it up, bro'! :)
  8. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2000
    Awesome news... Glad to hear the boys have made a full recovery!!!
  9. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001

    Never give up hope...unless you're a RedSox fan.
  10. Max

    Max Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2000
    Bakersfield, CA
    Did not know you were dealing with that. :( But extremely happy to hear that good news. :D
  11. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Good for you, Henry.
  12. moley


    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    Oh wow, that's great! :cool:
  13. Funkster

    Funkster Supporting Member

    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    Thank you all for your support and wishes, I'm so psyched! Life is going to be pretty normal now, I'm still on the 5 year plan where I have to go every three months for Blood work and X-Ray's, But that's a piece of cake compared to the Rad treatments and the monthly regiment of CT scans Ultra sounds and all the other poking and proding, Now I'll be on the three month plan, CT scan once a year Xray's every three months and after next year the 4 month plan. Yeeeeaaaahhhh Baby!
    What a huge milestone for me to beat this thing and now have a 99% chance of it never coming back.
    I'm sorry Max I never really talked about it and tried to keep life as normal as possible, Kept working and playing music through the whole thing.
    Tha't why the GO! Album is so special to me cause I was diagnosed two weeks before our first studio date. I recorded the whole record going through that BS. Tons of emotion on that album.

    We are ready to record the follow-up which will be a much more fun time, Indeed!

    Thanks again everybody.
  14. secretdonkey


    Oct 9, 2002
    Austin, TX
    Great news! Best wishes for staying in remission, too!
  15. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    Same here. Nonetheless, this is excellent news. Congrats, Funkster.
  16. rllefebv


    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
    Congratulations Funkster! Awesome news!

  17. Congradulations! I'm very happy for you.
  18. Excellent! I love good news. :)

  19. Happy happy joy joy!

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member


    See listining to STP is a healthy thing :) Your heath will be in my prayers. Rock Out

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