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Update on Longdrink


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#1 White Thunder

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Posted 03 May 2006 - 09:10 PM

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Just a quick update for all you wonderful folks who have been praying for Longdrink and sending your well-wishes.  Last weeks PET scan at the half way point of chemo showed significant improvement.  He has 5 more chemo treatments to endure before a complete remission of his Hodgkin's lymphoma is declared but he is well on his way to beating the BIG C.

Longdrink returned to work two weeks ago (it was that or lose his health insurance).  It's taking a toll but he's doing it!  It's been a long, hard road but with the good wishes and prayers of friends we're making it through it and coming out stronger!  He isn't up to shooting yet but hopes to get to a match or two just to visit!

Our sincere thanks to everyone for their support and friendship.  A great big thank you to Big Grit and Dangerous Denny for lifting our spirits when they were at their lowest!!  
Thank you all again for your messages of encouragment.  They mean more than you know!

God bless,

White Thunder AKA Kate Heflick (Mrs. Longdrink)
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#2 dd

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Posted 03 May 2006 - 09:37 PM

Sure good to hear that our good Pard, Longdrink, is doing well. We sure miss him at the shoots and look forward to his return!
~dd~

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#3 jeweler jim

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Posted 03 May 2006 - 09:41 PM

I hope that I'm not being presumptuous, but I hope that you will feel free to call upon any and all of the posse for any assistance that might be rendered.  A number of us are pretending to be retired so we have the time and I think that this outfit would be more than willing to do anything they can to help out.  The key will be letting us know where and when so we don't feel like we're imposing on you.  So if there is something we might do, give a call or put up a post on the hitching post.
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#4 Longtooth

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Posted 04 May 2006 - 02:51 AM

Thank you for keeping us up to date on his road back. Glad to hear that he is starting to feel better and the chemo seems to be doing it's job.

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#5 Turkey Legs

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Posted 04 May 2006 - 04:59 AM

I am so glad to hear that Longdrink is doing well. He has been in our prayers since the beginning. I hope he does make it to a few shoots even if it is only to visit b/c we sure do miss his jokes and positive attitude!

TL
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#6 Ambush

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Posted 04 May 2006 - 06:27 AM

This is indeed good news. Modern medicine has made huge strides in the recent years. Longdrink, you can beat win this battle! Hang in there pard.
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#7 Lawman Wolf

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Posted 04 May 2006 - 06:29 AM

That's the best news yet and we sure are looking forward to seeing you at some shoots coming up. In the mean time the prayers will keep headed up.
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#8 Big Shooter Mike

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Posted 04 May 2006 - 06:54 AM

Really good news. We are glad to hear that he is starting to feel better and that we'll see him and you at one of our shoots.
We'll continue to pray for him and family.

#9 shamrock

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Posted 04 May 2006 - 06:08 PM

I'm a strong believer in the power of positive prayer and modern medicine. Longdrink is in my prayers along with all the Good Guys.
Regards,
Pat "Shamrock" Gannon

#10 Ladybug

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Posted 04 May 2006 - 11:17 PM

Best wishes and a speedy recovery to you Longdrink  We're looking forward to seeing you and Mrs. Longdrink at a shoot this summer.  

Virgil Sparks and Ladybug

#11 Mockingbird

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Posted 05 May 2006 - 07:50 AM

Very encouraging news!  Positive attitude is as important as medical intervention, keep up your spirits! :)

#12 Saguaro Kid

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Posted 05 May 2006 - 09:00 PM

Hang in there Longdrink! Hope to see you soon.

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