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Blog entry by jockmike2 posted 08-14-2009 09:26 PM 1274 reads 0 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I would just like to thank all my friends and well wishers and people that offered prayers for me. God Bless each and every one of you. I went to my Urologist on Wednesday and they drew blood and urine samples of course, and I just got a phone call about an hour ago that my PSA test came back negative. Meaning I am cancer free. Thank God and the help of every soul that prayed for me in any small way I owe you all a debt of gratitude and humility. This was cancer left over after I had surgery done on my prostate. It seems by the time they got around to working on me it had spread into the walls of my prostate and I’ve had to go through two series of Hormone injections which really do a number on your personality and body. They explained it to me as a women going through her change of life. I believe it. I remember my wife. God, talk about something evil. Anyway I still have another series of shots to go through in starting in November. I’m a man, I think, I can take it. Once again thank you and may God Bless You All. Love Mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#1 posted 08-14-2009 09:40 PM

Praise the Lord. I’m glad that you have been blessed again Mike. May God contuinue to look after you and your family.

Good luck with the baby. Or is that not what you were talking about. LOL

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#2 posted 08-14-2009 09:42 PM

GREAT NEWS Mike! glad to hear that.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 08-14-2009 09:45 PM

glad to hear the good news ,

still with you and praying ,
for the rest to come .

glad you are felling relieved about this !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 08-14-2009 09:54 PM

glad to hear the good news..may god continue to bless you and your family…...even though you did call me bigfoot….lol

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 08-14-2009 10:02 PM

Great News, Mike

As my wife constantly points out- Prayers Work!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 08-14-2009 10:21 PM

Good news Mike I am happy for you.

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#7 posted 08-14-2009 10:26 PM

Thats great news mike my prayers are with you…........


-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#8 posted 08-14-2009 10:35 PM

THAT is Great News, Michael!! Never underestimate the power of positive thinking and Faith!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#9 posted 08-14-2009 10:47 PM

Great news Mikke, our thoughts are with you !!!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#10 posted 08-14-2009 10:53 PM

Ah, the power of Prayer. I just love good news. Thanks for sharing that!


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#11 posted 08-14-2009 11:04 PM

Hi Mike,
I am so happy for you and understand how relieved you must feel.
I was diagnosed with prostate cancer 2 years ago and had to have my prostate removed – my PSA at that time was 54. During the surgery they took 6 nodes and found that 2 were infected, so since then I have been on hormone treatment – I have a capsule in my arm and take 6 Flutamite each day. My PSA for the last two tests has been down to 0.2 and I am hoping it is down further in October when my next test is due. I can understand about the side effects to the medications as I have the same problems and that is why I had to retire. I took up woodworking as something to keep me alive even though I had absoluetely no skill or experience, but I believe it is the best thing I have ever done and especially joining LJs where not only is there a wealth of knowledge but a whole lot of loving and caring people who reach out to you in the not so good times.
So, so happy for you.
Regards, Roger

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#12 posted 08-14-2009 11:05 PM

Awesome news. Glad to hear that you are cancer free.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#13 posted 08-14-2009 11:13 PM

That is the most awesome news Mike. The power of faith!!! Bill

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#14 posted 08-14-2009 11:21 PM

very cool…i was thinking about you…so glad you got such good news…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#15 posted 08-14-2009 11:29 PM

Mike, this is wonderful news. I am sure that you and your family are overjoyed. I am excited for you as well.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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