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Cancer hits home - time for me to fold again.

Discussion in 'Folding@Home' started by kyle2020, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. bogmali

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    Sorry to hear that Kyle, I know the feeling bro.
  2. kyle2020 Guest

    Thanks go out to all you guys. Ill be folding under my username "kyle2020" and as such am aiming for my folding badge as a token of my new efforts. Ill keep you updated.
  3. JrRacinFan

    JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ...

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    Ygpm Kyle. I am very sorry to hear about this.
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    Hi Kyle,this is my first post on here after spending a few weeks reading various threads.
    I have read your q6600 journey and found it very interesting.
    Life can be very cruel especially around Christmas,New Year time,keep on being positive and give each other all the support that you need.
    Steve
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    Sorry to hear about it Kyle. Our whole TPU crunching/ folding team prayers are with you.

    The good news is that we are all trying to fight this bad ass cancer. Every WU that I complete..I think about it as telling one cancer affected person.."Mate I am helping a team of doctors find a cure for u". Thats what makes me fold or crunch.
    Crunching for Team TPU
  6. kyle2020 Guest

    Right, im back folding, just set everything up. Thanks for all the kind words guys, its nice to know people are there for you every once in a while. Thank you all.
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    Kyle,

    Real friends stand by you in times of trouble. It sure looks like you have a boatload of friends. Best of luck in the coming year.
    Chicken Patty says thanks.
    Crunching for Team TPU
  8. kyle2020 Guest

    thanks habits. Jr sent me a PM earlier that really touched me, and so did Lotus & Chicken. It really does mean alot.

    Heres my desktop as of right now:

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    and heres my F@H stats, gives me a guideline really.

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  9. Chicken Patty

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    We are here for you dude, ups downs, don't matter to us.
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    Kyle, so sorry to hear that mate.My prayers go out to you and your family.

    Hope the New Year will bring brighter news for your grandfather.

    Keep your hopes and head up.
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    :( i know how this feels ,, folding gives me hope that future generations will have more knowledge and will be able to treat unnatural causes of sickness more rapidly and effortlessly
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    Sorry to hear man... If his age is a problem when it comes to the decision on treatment... maybe the movie "The Bucket List" is a good thing to watch?
  13. kyle2020 Guest

    ok so im up to 30k+ points, left my machine on 24 hours, going to power down and give her a rest. If anyone is folding under my name, thank you for all your help.
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    Sorry to hear that.

    My father has also been diagnosed with Prostate cancer a year ago, unfortunately his doctor wasn't paying atteention to his pains some years ago. So illness has progressed further to his bones. It is just nerve wrecking because they can only stop progress of illness, but curing it is impossible. Atleast in my father case.

    Well I will try to donate some folding too.

    Regards.
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2010
  15. Hayder_Master

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    im sorry for you my friend , my father died with same cancer before 2 years and half
  16. Thrackan

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    Not good news man. I dunno how much time and chance he still has, but get some fun time with him! You can leave your PC crunching while you do it, but having some more good experiences is worth tons.

    I don't mean to be a prick, but being all sobby about it can be a burden for him.
  17. Zenith

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    No, thats not the case here. I would never be sobby with him. Trying to stay positive all the time. Ok, I won't steal this thread to Kyle.
  18. kyle2020 Guest

    its ok guys, feel free to debate. I havent been able to fold recently due to college and my job, but I intend to pick the pace back up whenever I can.
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    try to find for your grandfather Megamin with Zeolites ..that should do some good for him
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    Sorry man, and I feel your pain. In the last 5 years, this is my experience with cancer:

    My step father died of brain and lung cancer
    A close friend was diagnosed with breast cancer
    Best friends mother died of colon cancer
    My father in law is currently fighting pancreatic cancer, and has less than 6 months to live.

    This is why I crunch.
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    Sorry to hear about that Kyle my dad had prostate cancer as well he fought the good fight for over 10 years. My advice try to keep him happy and positve im sure thats why my dad was able to fight for as long as he did. Ive said it once ive said it a million times i hate cancer i just hate it be strong Kyle and positve for your grandad.
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    I've been there mate. My uncle-in-law died a few years ago from it, leaving my 2yo cousin. Spend time with him as much as possible and stay positive.

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