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Carole
22-AUG-2010

Carole

This is just to let you know that I'm unlikely to be doing much on Pbase for a while as my beloved wife, Carole, has just been diagnosed with leukaemia (APML). As you can imagine, this has turned our world upside down! However, I'm happy to say that her chances are good and she is in excellent hands, but it's likely to take 6 months or more to beat the illness. Needless to say, it's Carole's recovery that will be my top priority over the course of the coming months and that means being at the hospital every day for at least the next 4 weeks ~ which is going to knock a huge hole in Pbase time!

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Range View 04-Oct-2012 04:26
So sorry to hear the bad news about Carole. We wish you all the best in the coming months as you support her through this battle.
David and Barbara
Lieve Snellings02-Oct-2012 15:49
so sorry to hear this news Chris. I wish Carole and both of you lots and lots of good energy to cope for the treatment and to beat the illness and to recover well !
Sandi Whitteker02-Oct-2012 15:21
So sorry to hear this. All my best wishes to Carole, and to the both of you, as you go through this trying time.
larose forest photos15-Sep-2012 19:35
Beautiful photo. But terrible news. I sincerely hope that things work out well for Carole. News like this can shake one's very foundations. But I am somehow very sure that things will work out very well. My sincere best wishes.
alfredo camba jr.15-Sep-2012 17:28
I will include Carole in my prayers for her recovery with this illness. Be strong and courageous. God loves you both. V
bill friedlander15-Sep-2012 14:31
A lovely portrait of the happy couple. We expect to see more of your smiling faces in the near future.
Roland14-Sep-2012 17:44
Chris, with your loving support, all of our prayers and the medical community of
today will have Carole show that lovely smile again real soon. Bless you both.
Marcia Colelli13-Sep-2012 23:47
Wishing you and Carole the best. So sorry to hear the news. She will beat the disease.
Frank Wilson13-Sep-2012 02:55
Chris . . . just look at the responses you see here. You have friends around the world and we are hurting with you and praying for your wife (and you)!
Al Chesworth12-Sep-2012 22:52
Sorry to hear the news, you make sure Carole gets better.
Being an englishman I can use the anglo saxon phrase BUGGER PBASE.
We may be a strange breed but be sure our prayers are with you both.
Tom LeRoy12-Sep-2012 18:07
I'm so sorry to hear this. May Carol be blessed with a full and speedy recovery. Will keep you both in my prayers.
SageCreek Images12-Sep-2012 15:44
She well be in our prayers and I hope she recovers from this illness....
CM Kwan12-Sep-2012 12:55
I am sorry to hear this, Chris. I hope that Carole will fully recover very soon.
Paul Keates12-Sep-2012 08:38
Dear Chris, my thoughts and prayers are with you both for a speedy recovery.
Bill Klein12-Sep-2012 00:14
Dear Chris & Carol you are in my prayers. Wish you both the strength and love to beat this aweful illness.
Stephanie11-Sep-2012 20:35
Oh Chris ~ you have an important job ahead of you right now ~ please don't worry about Pbase at this time. Just know that we're all here for you as you and Carole go through this challenging time. She'll do great ~ God will see to that! :)
Hugs to you both!
Helen Betts11-Sep-2012 20:21
I'm so very sorry to hear your devastating news, but I have faith that with you by her side, Carole will make a speedy recovery. My thoughts and prayers are with you both during this difficult time.
Sandy Rich11-Sep-2012 19:26
My prayers and wishes for a spedy recovery go to your wife and to you. Your love can heal many things and with a positive attitude your fure will be very bright.
Jess. ( Lady.D.)11-Sep-2012 18:13
Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul.
And sings the tune
Without the words,
and never stops at all.
~~Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886~~)
Thoughts always with you both, be strong and always have faith...Jess
Gary A. Rich (GRainelev)11-Sep-2012 17:51
Chris, I am not a religious person, but I do hope the best for Carole and yourself. Carole looks like is a very strong and fighting person. Both of you take care. Good luck.
marie-jose wolff11-Sep-2012 17:21
beautiful portrait of you both,
I pray for you, all my best wishes for a good recovery.
Rosemarie Kusserow11-Sep-2012 16:29
Lovely portrait of you both! This are bad news and I pray to our good Lord for strength and power and speedy full recovery! Be blessed! With love! Rosemarie ♥
Nestor11-Sep-2012 15:53
Chris and Carole a lovely portrait of two people in love.
Carole I wish you the best and have you and Chris in my prayers.
You will do fine and you will recover nicely with Chris at your side.
Ken Chambers ARPS11-Sep-2012 14:59
My Dear Chris & Carole, I pray that you are given the strength to combat this illness. Positive thinking and a strong belief in a cure, is the way to fight the way back to health.
My Love to you Both.
William Vogt11-Sep-2012 14:48
All my best to Carole, you, and your family. I will pray that she has a full recovery.
Best regards, Bill
Bryan Murahashi11-Sep-2012 14:27
Sorry to hear of Carole's illness. Wishing all the best in Carole's recovery and very understandable with you taking time off from PBase.
globalgadabout11-Sep-2012 13:58
that is harrowing news...Carole looks full of positive spirit, which will be so important in the coming months...best wishes to you both..
pkocinski11-Sep-2012 11:53
So sorry to hear this. You and your wife will be in my prayers.
Marco Valk11-Sep-2012 10:22
Hello Chris. I wish you both all the strength in the world to beat this terrible disease.
Mary Hamilton11-Sep-2012 09:35
I'll be praying for Carole, you & family.
Mike H.11-Sep-2012 07:01
What a lovely image of you two -- bless her heart!!
Us folks in Northern California will be pulling for her too, Chris...
I am another cancer survivor that's been down the road; 9 years in remission.
Alain Boussac11-Sep-2012 06:01
Dear Chris : with Carol, you are combative and believer, then, no doubt, you will win. Be sure that we shall think at you during this fight. Your friend. Alain.
Martin Lamoon11-Sep-2012 05:16
Dear Chris and Carole, Our best wishes and prayers will be for you both, hope Carole has a speedy recovery and you have the strength to support her over the coming weeks.
Jay Levin11-Sep-2012 04:37
Hello Chris. I'm very saddened to hear about this sudden turn of events for Carole and for you. Please send our kindest regards to her and best wishes for a speedy recovery.
Lillian Rodriguez11-Sep-2012 02:14
Very sad news of Carole's health. Your pbase friends will keep you in our thoughts and prayers while God keeps both of you strong to win this fight!
an nguyen11-Sep-2012 02:08
Please take a good care of her .
Together , you will beat the odd .
Toney Smith11-Sep-2012 02:03
So sad to learn of this Chris and I'll keep both of you in my thoughts. Your strong faith will prevail and will be keeping an eye out for any updates. Stay strong and take it a day at a time!
soulis11-Sep-2012 00:30
Carole will do just great! I am sure about it.
janescottcumming10-Sep-2012 23:52
With your two winning smiles leukemia doesn't have a chance. Fight hard Carole and know that with your husband Chris and all his pbase friends in your corner you will be fine. My thoughts are with you both at this difficult time. Take care.
Jim Coffman10-Sep-2012 23:48
Chris,I am so sorry to hear this! I have a friend that has leukemia,she takes one pill a day and she is in total remission and has been for a long time.. . You will be in my thoughts.
Walter O. Koenig10-Sep-2012 23:47
So nice to see you both, but so sorry to learn of Carole's illness. I am certain that with excellent care and your kind attention she will beat leukemia. I wish you all the very Best and send you positive thoughts and prayers from Southern California.
Hank Vander Velde10-Sep-2012 23:45
All the best to you and especially to Carole in her fight against the cancer Chris. My prayers will be with you. I am a 12 year cancer survivor and can appreciate the anxiety, concerns, business and ill feelings that Carole will likely experience. All the best and may God watch over you both and give you strength.
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