Friday, September 16, 2011

Great news...

No frills (I have a respiratory infection). Jud's last Caring Bridge says it best...

Dear Ones,
I want you all to know that it was very good news today!  My PET scan showed no new metastases, the ones that had disappeared were still gone and the remaining tumors were all decreased in activity.  My tumor marker is now down to 36.  The new chemotherapy is clearly working.  I will not need to go to Mayo next week.  I'll just continue with this regimen that has at last shown progress.  I know that this is likely to be a chronic illness and that things could later change, but for now I am filled with relief and gratitude. 

Thanks to each of you for your prayers, love, and support!

Love,
Jud 

We are so happy!

With love,
Suz

37 comments:

  1. I am so sorry that you are sick. Please take good care of yourself. Stress can cause all sorts of illnesses when the defenses are down. I am so happy for Jud's news. I will not cease in my prayers..you are both there every day!!
    xoxo
    Joyce

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  2. Yes! We love you Jud.

    Now you must take care of that infection. Cos we love you too.

    xoxo

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  3. Get over that infection! And praise the Lord about Jud!!!!!

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  4. Fantastic news! I am happy for your both.

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  5. Wonderful news, Suz!! Hope you can get some pampering and feel better soon! XO

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  6. Such wonderful news! I am thrilled for both of you. It looks like all the prayers are working. Enjoy!
    xo
    jeanne

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  7. SUCH FANTASTIC NEWS, SUZ AND JUD- what a relief,I`m so very happy for you both.
    And you dear, get better soon-
    Hugs,Dorthe

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  8. I am overjoyed with ur happy new....please get rest and better soon suz
    hugs

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  9. I got goose bumps when I read Jud's letter! I'm so thrilled for him and you! God really does answer prayers!

    I hope you feel better soon! I feel the flu coming on with the drastic change in weather here.

    Hugs!
    Sandy

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  10. Oh Suz....I am so sorry you are sick! I hope you get well quick! That is wonderful news about Jud!!! YAY!!!!!!

    Love,
    LuLu~*xoxo

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  11. Oh, what happy news, Suz! So happy to read those words this morning! My thoughts and prayers for you continue...

    Wishing you joy and a wonderful weekend--I know you will have both with this news!

    Thank-you for sharing, dear friend...

    Julie

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  12. Prayers do work, don't they! Now, both of you take care!

    A very happy hug ~~ Connie

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  13. Oh! That is good news. Get some rest and get rid of that infection!!

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  14. This news IS wonderful...so many prayers being answered and may it continue so!!!

    Allergy season is getting to me too...darn mold spores abound at the moment! You take care sweet thing!!!

    BIG HUGS to you Dear Ones!!!
    oxo

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  15. YAAAAAAYYY!!!! I'm so happy to hear it! That must make you feel better already Suz! Take care of yourself! Love you two!! xo natalea

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  16. Hi Suz and Jud,
    that is good news and I'm so happy for you both.Hope you feel better soon Suz.
    Sending big hugs,
    Marie

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  17. This is the best news you two! I am so glad that the chemo is doing it's job and I pray that you will stay well and strong.
    Suz, Marie is such a sweetheart. I love here beautiful gift she sent to you.
    Please take care.
    sending hugs...

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  18. I am sending you a big long hug that ultimately will make you feel uncomfortable. Then I will start kissing you.

    I am so thrilled for you.

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  19. do you hear me SCREAMING??????????????
    Oh, my friend. So, so good to hear! BIG hugs to you and Jud and a Happy Dance with hands lifted high as well!!!!
    love you so much,
    lynn

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  20. Great news and I hope you are feeling better soon!!!

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  21. Suz,

    I'm SO glad that Jud is doing better! I think maybe your being able to "let YOUR guard down" a little contributed to you getting sick....It's like you're SO wound up for SO long and when things settle down,,,,your reserve/immunities, say "ahhh" and you get ill!
    I hope you're resting and getting some down time! You've been "carrying" a lot and your body is telling you to slow down,,,,,heal!

    Love to you both,,,You're the BESTEST!
    Hugs love and a "healthful" bus!
    Shell

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  22. Good News and Thank God for the great report!

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  23. Praise God from whom all blessings flow!! thats so awesome. I hope it continues on like this for a very long time. And I hope suz gets better very soon.. I have the same thing Suz. thinking a trip to the dr might be in order monday or tuesday if I'm not feeling a little better.
    hugs to you both!!!!
    xoxo
    vivian

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  24. Wonderful!! I hope you, too, feel better soon!

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  25. What wonderful news and I hope you feel better quickly. Big hugs!

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  26. Prayers are powerful and will continue. Jud you are brave and strong. Suz please do take care and get well also. I am so truly pleased with this great news. Blessings...

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  28. Dear Jud and Suz...as I look at the photos on my bulletin board of you, Jud with your walking stick held over your head in victory...and the two of you dressed to the 'nines' prior to your diagnosis.........I am smiling and and repeating my daily Mantra, "yes, you are victorious over this battle, Jud".....this news today is beyond wonderful.......
    big love ~ Rella xo

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  29. This is wonderful news Suz! I am so happy for you and will continue to pray for you and Jud, for your health and healing. God bless you both.
    Hugs and blessings
    KElly

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  30. Wonderful, excellent...best news about Jud. And I hope you've been taking good care of yourself also.

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  31. Fabulous news! Prayers continue. Keep the faith! ~ Angela

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  32. Thank God sweet friends...I think of you both often & the wonderful, positive way you have dealt with this disease never ceases to inspire me. I was just on a blog this morning that had a simple saying that hit home for me & is the way you both live your lives. Have more FAITH then you do FEAR...it's perfect.
    Thanks for being such a sweet friend to me Suz & your tender words touched my heart.
    Big Hugs & only good things being prayed for you,
    Smiles,
    Susie

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  33. That is absolutely FABULOUS news! HURRAY!

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  34. I am so happy for you--I will keep you in my prayers!

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  35. How incredibly wonderful news. I couldn't be happier to read it!

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