Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / Buy TV Shows on DVD and Blu-ray

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board

Games / Movies / Music / Sports / Random Posts / Politics


Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > Chit Chat
User Name
Password


Welcome to the Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, search, view attachments, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

TV Land Fall 2014 Schedule Part 2; Gillian Jacobs 'Loves' Netflix with New Show for 2016
BET Fall 2014 Schedule with Fresh Prince; Michael Che Will Join Colin Jost at SNL Weekend Update Desk
Centic Fall 2014 Schedule; Hallmark Hall of Fame Movies to Move to Hallmark Channel
Summer 2014 Week 16 Sitcom Ratings
SitcomsOnline Digest: Pilots Coming Together for 2015-2016 TV Season (and a Full House Update); New VEI Releases
SitcomsOnline Book Club - Soap: The Unauthorized Inside Story of the Sitcom That Broke All the Rules; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 15, 2014)
CMT Fall 2014 Schedule with Raising Hope; Nurse Jackie to End in 2015 After 7 Seasons


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

New Girl - The Complete Season Three The Goldbergs - The Complete First Season The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Seventh Season Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season One How I Met Your Mother - The Ninth and Legendary Final Season Modern Family - The Complete Fifth Season

09/02 - Benson - Season 1 (Mill Creek) / Season 2 / Seasons 1 & 2
09/02 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Halloween Episodes Collection
09/02 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season Nine
09/02 - The League - The Complete Season Five
09/02 - New Girl - The Complete Season Three
09/02 - Soap - Season 1 (Mill Creek) / Season 2 / Seasons 1 & 2
09/02 - What's Happening!! - Season 1 (Mill Creek) / Season 2 / Seasons 1 & 2
09/09 - The Goldbergs - The Complete First Season
09/11 - Growing Up Fisher - Season One
09/16 - About a Boy - Season One
09/16 - Awkward - Season 3
09/16 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Seventh Season (Blu-ray/DVD)
09/16 - South Park - Season 17 (Blu-ray)
09/23 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season One
09/23 - How I Met Your Mother - The Ninth and Legendary Final Season / The Complete Series
09/23 - Mama's Family - The Complete Fifth Season / The Complete Collection
09/23 - Modern Family - The Complete Fifth Season
09/23 - Mom - The Complete First Season
09/30 - The Donna Reed Show - Season 1 (MPI)
09/30 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Fourth Season
Other TV Series:
09/02 - Grey's Anatomy - The Complete Tenth Season
09/09 - Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
09/16 - CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - The Fourteenth Season
09/16 - Castle - The Complete Sixth Season
09/23 - Nashville - The Complete Second Season
09/23 - Scandal - The Complete Third Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-03-2011, 09:57 PM   #61
Family Ties Forever!
Moderator
Member
 
Family Ties Forever!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 16, 2002
Location: Keaton Residence
Posts: 6,809
Default

Thanks.

Second round of chemo starts next week. This week there are tests and blood work.
__________________
Jenny

Family Ties The Complete Series Re-release 11/11/2014
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2011, 10:04 PM   #62
Retro4Life
Senior Member
Accept No Substitutes
 
Retro4Life's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 04, 2009
Location: IL
Posts: 5,547
Default

^ That's a wonderful signature, Jenny.

Best of luck to always to you and your brother.
__________________
Alex Reiger :[Trying to convince Louie not to antagonize Bobby] "It's not hard to make people feel bad about their lives. What's hard is making people feel good about their lives."
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2011, 10:16 PM   #63
Stuck In The '70's
Forum Legend
Member
 
Stuck In The '70's's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 06, 2003
Location: Behind the Couch Forever
Posts: 58,528
Default

Continued thoughts and prayers for your brother Jenny. I hope everything turns out okay.
__________________
Sonny
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2011, 08:39 PM   #64
Family Ties Forever!
Moderator
Member
 
Family Ties Forever!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 16, 2002
Location: Keaton Residence
Posts: 6,809
Default

^Thanks.

Round two of chemo started this morning. My brother is tired, but the latest update a few hours ago was that he was doing well with handling the chemo. Since they have added another chemo. medicine he might feel more tired or sick over time. This week is eight hours each day of in fusions of chemotherapy for five days.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2011, 09:01 PM   #65
Brad Russ
Forum Veteran
Member
 
Brad Russ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 17, 2002
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 10,068
Send a message via Yahoo to Brad Russ
Heart

I just said a prayer for your brother, and I will keep them coming. You are such a strong person Jen. I know this is tough, but just remember that you have many many people here who are here for you, and who care for you. May God Be With you, your family, and especially your brother at this difficult time!!
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2011, 11:18 PM   #66
Family Ties Forever!
Moderator
Member
 
Family Ties Forever!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 16, 2002
Location: Keaton Residence
Posts: 6,809
Default

The side effects are starting to really affect my brother.

My mother said that "my brother has patches of his hair that are falling out." She said that by next week his hari will be gone. She said that she's trying to "get the courage up to tell him that he will lose his finger nails because the chemo. medications he is on are so toxic." My brother sent a picture of himself to my my mother and she said that he "looks very gray." She said that "she might e-mail the picture to me, but that it would depress me." I'm sure it would because just hearing it, is sad.

It worries me that after only two rounds of chemo. that he's already having side effects. Next week is round three. I don't know if he can survive the cancer. My mother said that "he went from being a strong person like superman to someone who is in a wheelchair and is weak."

He is already getting looks and having people question others about him. My youngest nephew who is only seven was in the store with him recently and some guy kept questioning my nephew. My brother tried to intervene, but the guy wouldn't look at my brother and wouldn't acknowledge him. It's sad esp. since my brother is in the military and has served his country.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2011, 01:44 AM   #67
Marvo301
Forum Veteran
I got a rock.
 
Marvo301's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 17, 2002
Location: The Great White North
Posts: 17,690
Post

Your brother and your family are in my prayers.
__________________
Only a life lived for others is worth living. Alfred Einstein

A life isn't worth living unless it has impact on other lives. Jackie Robinson

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. Benjamin Franklin
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2011, 06:21 AM   #68
Brad Russ
Forum Veteran
Member
 
Brad Russ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 17, 2002
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 10,068
Send a message via Yahoo to Brad Russ
Default

I'm so very sorry to hear this Jen. Please know that I won't stop praying for him. God Bless your family, and mostly your brother during this difficult time!
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2011, 06:37 AM   #69
ponytail
Senior Member
Member
 
ponytail's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 20, 2004
Location: In Happy, Healthy, Wealthyville
Posts: 2,716
Default

I'm sending postive vibes and prayers to your brother and family.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2011, 04:16 PM   #70
Janice
Administrator
Forum Celebrity
She's good...
 
Janice's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 03, 2001
Location: Beantown
Posts: 35,203
Default

I'm sorry that your brother is starting to feel side effects. I guess he has to go through all this to get to the other side, which is feeling good again. He's a brave man, a Navy pilot; he'll kick this cancerous monster's ass. We're all here for you.
__________________
God Bless Our Troops
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2011, 06:01 PM   #71
Retro4Life
Senior Member
Accept No Substitutes
 
Retro4Life's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 04, 2009
Location: IL
Posts: 5,547
Default

Chemo is really rough. My own brother had it years ago and he went completely bald and lost a lot of weight. The good news is that he survived and his cancer (Non Hodgkins Lymphoma) was beaten. After he recovered from the chemo, they gave him pills to stimulate his appetite, and boy did he eat. Like six times a day...he got pretty heavy.

As everyone has said, we're all thinking of you and pulling for you and your brother. Keep a good thought; and keep us all up to date.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2011, 06:32 PM   #72
Family Ties Forever!
Moderator
Member
 
Family Ties Forever!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 16, 2002
Location: Keaton Residence
Posts: 6,809
Default

Thanks Jaince for being there for me. You're a wonderful friend.

Thanks ponytail, retro4life and marvo.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2011, 06:02 PM   #73
Family Ties Forever!
Moderator
Member
 
Family Ties Forever!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 16, 2002
Location: Keaton Residence
Posts: 6,809
Unhappy :(

My brother called my mother while we were in the grocery store. He has had a setback. My mother said that his "blood count is low and he will need a blood transfusion in the next few days." She said that "it's not good that his blood count has dropped this soon into treatment." She said "the problem is that if the blood count drops to low he can stop breathing and/or have a heart attack." She said that it is depressing, which it sounds like.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2011, 06:22 PM   #74
Marvo301
Forum Veteran
I got a rock.
 
Marvo301's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 17, 2002
Location: The Great White North
Posts: 17,690
Post

I'll continue to pray for your brother Jenny.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2011, 07:12 PM   #75
Janice
Administrator
Forum Celebrity
She's good...
 
Janice's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 03, 2001
Location: Beantown
Posts: 35,203
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Family Ties Forever!
My brother called my mother while we were in the grocery store. He has had a setback. My mother said that his "blood count is low and he will need a blood transfusion in the next few days." She said that "it's not good that his blood count has dropped this soon into treatment." She said "the problem is that if the blood count drops to low he can stop breathing and/or have a heart attack." She said that it is depressing, which it sounds like.
I'm so sorry that your family, especially your brother, is going through this nightmare. This does sound like a major setback. Your brother is a strong person, both in mind and body. He also has a lot to live for, with a wife and five kids; and of course, your mother and his two sisters. That all counts for a lot. Never forget that I'm here for you, Jenny.
  Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:39 AM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.5.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.