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« Reply #60 on: September 23, 2011, 07:05:59 AM »
I have continued Good News! My psa is 0.02. Can you believe that? I'm doing numbers from memory, 13.82 was the start. After radiation & one or two implants, the number was 0.36, six months later 0.13, & now 0.02. The trend is dooown!!! Not much downside left. I get one more implant. I'll be on my own for three months, & six months from now I'll meet the GU & we'll see how I'm doing. I'm certainly not of the woods, but I see the sun shining brightly! I'm also not sure when I'll feel normal, but I'm super thrilled on numbers!

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I'm so glad for you Frank!! Your positive mind and ability to fight has rewarded you. I think many prayers are being answered for you my Brother!! It's hard sometimes but giving up isn't a option. I love your inspirational videos. I'm sharing one of mine with you.
                                http://youtu.be/Gc4HGQHgeFE
It didn't make me laugh, but what an inspiration!
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« Reply #61 on: December 14, 2011, 07:14:58 PM »
I met with my radiologist today & my numbers continue to be stable, Great news! To my disappointment, hormonal continues until 08/12. What she said is because of the aggressive type of cancer, it's two years after my last treatment. I just gritted my teeth. My hope was only one maybe two more. Unless you've been there it's difficult to communicate. My male hormones are being removed. Randy calls me lazy, but I tire easily.
I see the GU Doctor 12/19 & they have a wealth of information. If I can help anyone with my experience, please contact me.
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« Reply #62 on: December 14, 2011, 08:00:28 PM »
I met with my radiologist today & my numbers continue to be stable, Great news! To my disappointment, hormonal continues until 08/12. What she said is because of the aggressive type of cancer, it's two years after my last treatment. I just gritted my teeth. My hope was only one maybe two more. Unless you've been there it's difficult to communicate. My male hormones are being removed. Randy calls me lazy, but I tire easily.
I see the GU Doctor 12/19 & they have a wealth of information. If I can help anyone with my experience, please contact me.
Lazy was mentioned one time and boy oh boy, big mistake! I'll never hear the end of it. I'll eat my crow. Awesome test results Frank! August is just a goal now. A Positive one my Friend. Good work!!!
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« Reply #63 on: December 15, 2011, 10:26:03 AM »
That is awesome Frank! Sorry to hear the treatments continue thru August, but I'm really glad to hear you fly like a TeeBird......stable.

Sometimes I think you shouldn't joke about something like this. Other times, it's just good to laugh.

I'm just glad to hear that the news continues to be good. And I am constantly amazed at your hard work and great attitude. Your a fantastic role model. What would we do without you?
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« Reply #64 on: December 15, 2011, 07:28:06 PM »
 :)  :)
That's a couple or smily's for the last two posts.
My hope the last implant would 12/19. It means I have to go through a 3rd frustrating summer. I'll be OK, the kind words are quite helpful.
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« Reply #65 on: December 20, 2011, 11:24:46 PM »
I realize this is about how I'm doing with my aggressive prostate cancer & my struggle. I've been through a ton of broken bones & surgeries. Screws or wires in my foot, leg & & jaw, scares I can't remember & 28% of my body burned.
This is about my liberal friend Randy Moore. Although many, I think the burns may be the burns may be the worse, extremely painful, maybe multiple surgeries on my wrist, doesn't matter.
Saying that,t I can only begin to realize what Randy has been going through. Pain, nine surgies, whatever, two lost fingers, Wheeeew!!! I think God is blessing Randy with his GREAT play relative to disc golf. Whatever supreme power you believe in, for me it's God, included Randy. He needs your love!
For me in 2012, it looks like another year of lazy production.

My disc golf friends are a joy to my heart!
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« Reply #66 on: December 21, 2011, 02:59:16 AM »
I realize this is about how I'm doing with my aggressive prostate cancer & my struggle. I've been through a ton of broken bones & surgeries. Screws or wires in my foot, leg & & jaw, scares I can't remember & 28% of my body burned.
This is about my liberal friend Randy Moore. Although many, I think the burns may be the burns may be the worse, extremely painful, maybe multiple surgeries on my wrist, doesn't matter.
Saying that,t I can only begin to realize what Randy has been going through. Pain, nine surgies, whatever, two lost fingers, Wheeeew!!! I think God is blessing Randy with his GREAT play relative to disc golf. Whatever supreme power you believe in, for me it's God, included Randy. He needs your love!
For me in 2012, it looks like another year of lazy production.

My disc golf friends are a joy to my heart!
Your right Frank. God has included me. And I am proud to include him. The way you are fighting through your high Gleason count is incredible and shows you are included. There's no secret. Believe and stay positive my Brother and things will be good. You have been a inspiration to me to keep on keepin on! And your right Frank, the disc golf nation is the best support group there is. Love them all!
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« Reply #67 on: December 27, 2011, 08:17:40 PM »
I was reading the past posts & I hope you understand. First I'm stable, not like a disc, Patrick. Now it really is not without struggle, & I will whine, with the side effects from the medication, no spin, I believe I'm going to be just fine.
 I just may not have sex the rest of my life. Not true with Randy Moore. My heart goes out to him, except when we play disc golf. He is in an unknown world, & I feel for him.
The positive is huge!!! I wonder how many believe that with their heart & soul? I think Fern thinks that way.
There are different levels of prostate cancer & mine is aggressive, because I waited. PMA is a big deal, & the more positive the better chance of success. You have to believe with your heart, mind & soul! I wonder how many have been there, regardless of the dealt  cards?
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« Reply #68 on: December 28, 2011, 08:04:02 AM »
I was reading the past posts & I hope you understand. First I'm stable, not like a disc, Patrick. Now it really is not without struggle, & I will whine, with the side effects from the medication, no spin, I believe I'm going to be just fine.
 I just may not have sex the rest of my life. Not true with Randy Moore. My heart goes out to him, except when we play disc golf. He is in an unknown world, & I feel for him.
The positive is huge!!! I wonder how many believe that with their heart & soul? I think Fern thinks that way.
There are different levels of prostate cancer & mine is aggressive, because I waited. PMA is a big deal, & the more positive the better chance of success. You have to believe with your heart, mind & soul! I wonder how many have been there, regardless of the dealt  cards?
Couldn't of said it better Frank. Positive mind over matter. Your kicking the cancers ass. Keep it up my Brother!
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« Reply #69 on: January 20, 2012, 08:19:42 AM »
FYI: Frank fell last night and is in the hospital with possible broken ribs. Get well soon Frank!
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« Reply #70 on: January 20, 2012, 08:46:55 AM »
Get well soon Paco!
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« Reply #71 on: January 21, 2012, 08:14:25 PM »
FYI: Frank fell last night and is in the hospital with possible broken ribs. Get well soon Frank!
I called Randy on the way to the emergency room. I could barely talk through the pain & I'm not admitted. They told me I may have cracked a rib, but nothings broken & my lungs are not punctured. The pain was unbelievable & I may have freaked Randy out. I think I was a little freaked myself. He certainly knows about pain!
It hurts to laugh & I won't be squeezing any farts out.
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« Reply #72 on: February 03, 2012, 08:51:26 PM »
This is a cancer update. I didn't think my PSA numbers could get lower but they did! The last two #'s were 0.02. Now it's 0.012. Unbelievable!!! There are some other concerns though, high blood pressure. At he primary care Dr. today the second time it was 165 over, I think it was 83. Anyway it's a concern & they doubled the doubled the pain medication I'm already taking, lisinopril. I'll go back in 30 days.
What I expect for this year is more struggle, until I get off the hormonal therapy. Although with side effects, the drugs are working! Isn't that wonderful? I'm sure someone that reads this will get cancer & realize the mind game. I also want to point out with a Gleason score of 8, it is an aggressive form of prostate cancer. I'm doing fine though. 2013, here I come!!!
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« Reply #73 on: February 03, 2012, 10:36:10 PM »
This is a cancer update. I didn't think my PSA numbers could get lower but they did! The last two #'s were 0.02. Now it's 0.012. Unbelievable!!! There are some other concerns though, high blood pressure. At he primary care Dr. today the second time it was 165 over, I think it was 83. Anyway it's a concern & they doubled the doubled the pain medication I'm already taking, lisinopril. I'll go back in 30 days.
What I expect for this year is more struggle, until I get off the hormonal therapy. Although with side effects, the drugs are working! Isn't that wonderful? I'm sure someone that reads this will get cancer & realize the mind game. I also want to point out with a Gleason score of 8, it is an aggressive form of prostate cancer. I'm doing fine though. 2013, here I come!!!
What timing. A day before the Ice Bowl you get great news! Someone up above is looking down on you my Brother. Love the positives you install in me Frank.
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« Reply #74 on: February 03, 2012, 10:51:40 PM »
Thats right Frank, 2013,2014,2015,2016 and so on.. Your winning this battle my friend!!
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