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Janet Dafoe in hospital

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Countrygirl, May 25, 2018.

  1. Countrygirl

    Countrygirl Senior Member

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    I have just seen a concerning tweet from Janet to say she is in hospital. :(

    Janet, I wish you a very speedy recovery from your surgery and I hope it is totally successful!

    All with very best wishes to you and your family!:hug:

    Janet Dafoe‏@JanetDafoe
    Janet Dafoe Retweeted Janet Dafoe

    It went well. They got good margins. Pain not too bad so far. Thank you so much for all your lovely support!

    Janet Dafoe added,

    Janet Dafoe@JanetDafoe
    Here I go! Partial nephrectomy to remove kidney cancer tumor!
    8:46 PM - 24 May 2018
     
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  2. RebeccaRe

    RebeccaRe Moose Enthusiast

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    I don't think I've ever seen anybody express such enthusiasm for a partial nephrectomy--what a remarkable lady! Thank goodness the surgery went well. We're all sending good thoughts your way, @Janet Dafoe (Rose49) !
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  3. Chris

    Chris Senior Member

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    Best wishes for a speedy recovery--we all really appreciate the way you keep us in the loop!
     
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    @Countrygirl, thanks so much for the update on how Janet is doing after her surgery.

    She talked about how she was diagnosed at the 2018 #MillionsMissing rally in San Francisco recently. OMF has posted a video of her inspirational talk here:

    https://www.omf.ngo/2018/05/18/2018-millionsmissing-san-francisco-video/

    East Coast (US) patients send Janet many, many wishes for a speedy recovery!:balloons::balloons::balloons:
     
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    Glad to know it went well :thumbsup:. Sending love :heart: :heart: :heart: and best wishes :hug: :tulip: :bouquet:.
     
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  9. Ben H

    Ben H OMF Correspondent

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    Hey guys,

    Just to let you know I just spoke to Janet via facetime and she is in recovery, doing ok, and perusing the hospital menu, which looks damn delicious :)

    The surgery went well, which is great, though she is in pain but I think is only on Tylenol, the trooper that she is.

    Just wanted to update the thread. Thing which gets me is throughout all this, the night before, morning before surgery and after the surgery she has been engaging in her usual advocacy, twitter etc. Wonder woman eh.


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  10. Comet

    Comet I'm Not Imaginary

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    Sushi Moderation Resource Albuquerque

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    Shoshana Northern USA

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    Very warm hopes and wishes for your recovery, Janet !

    :star::tulip::star:
     
  13. Gingergrrl

    Gingergrrl Senior Member

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    Sending love and best wishes for a smooth and painless recovery. And some flowers and ice cream...

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  14. dreampop

    dreampop Senior Member

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    My thoughts exactly
     
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  15. lnester7

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    Good news! Tx for update. Let us know if there anything I can help with!
     
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    charityfundraiser Senior Member

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    OMG!

    Best wishes for your recovery.
     
  18. charityfundraiser

    charityfundraiser Senior Member

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    The chocolate chip pancakes if they have them. Those were good.
    I think the usual advocacy also takes our minds off of having cancer which I find is much more emotionally and mentally difficult than living with severe bedridden ME/CFS.
     
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    Dechi Senior Member

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    Sending good vibes and hoping for a speedy recovery.
     
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    CFS ME people get cancer??? I am hearing it for the first time. I wish for her speedy recovery.
     

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