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Me and my Mrs

PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 3:05 pm
by Nurjio
Well folks, Hello. My name is Martin and I am married to Val. I am new to this blog spot and guess it's American. I love you yanks, I'm an ex fighter pilot with the Brit Air Force and have flown stacks of 'missions' with the USAF. Anyway, the point. Val and I have BOTH been diagnosed with Papillary Thyroid Cancer. Within 2 weeks of one another! This occured last March (2009) and today Val was released from isolation after I 131 RAI treatment. She's pooped because of mega hypothyroidism off the thyroxine. I had my dose of RAI 3 weeks ago and feel great. We both had full thyroid removals in April 2009. I am a bit stuffed for working at the moment as I am an airline pilot and am not allowed to fly until my blood reaches a useable 'euthyroid' state - in the next month hopefully. If any folk out there are interested, I, we, can answer any questions about the whole process. My view on all of this is it's 90% mental, 10% physical. Cancer is Cancer, you've gotta fight it.

Cheers

Nurjio (Martin)

Re: Me and my Mrs

PostPosted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 4:35 am
by Edward
Thanks for joining this community. Between you and your wife it sounds like you guys have been through a lot recently. I want to also thank you for your service.

Re: Me and my Mrs

PostPosted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 5:00 am
by kmarshall
Thanks for joining us :D I'm sure you guys will be very helpful for a lot of people.