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Pocket dump on a special day

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by halden.doerge, Jun 19, 2019.

  1. halden.doerge

    halden.doerge I'll Sharpen Your Knife Gold Member

    Aug 17, 2014

    Went with my trusty ultralight carry for an important day at the hospital today. Some of you will know as soon as you see it, but that little button in the top right corner is a port that has lived under my skin for the last two and a half years of chemo treatments. So really, I’ve been EDCing it every day for quite a while, but this is its first picture.

    It’s kind of crazy to be at the end of this long road, completely cancer free, and with a bright outlook going forward, and I couldn’t be happier about it. Fuck cancer. Never stop fighting. Time to live. Cheers to life.
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  2. irons


    Oct 19, 2018
    Great news. A horrible desease that has taken my Grandfather and 2 Grandmothers. Enjoy every minute.
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  3. ScooterG

    ScooterG You mean Ireland? Yeah, it’s mine. Platinum Member

    Mar 15, 2016
    Congrats and cheers Halden!
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  4. Ajack60

    Ajack60 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 21, 2013
    That’s fantastic news !!!!!
    :thumbsup: For fighting and coming out on top.
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  5. Dallas T

    Dallas T Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 6, 2013
    Wow had no idea man! Awesome outlook considering so many let it get them down. Keep moving forward and enjoining life!!!! Congratulations on beating that shit
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  6. 91bravo

    91bravo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2008
    Cancer sucks. It took my father-in-law a few years back. Good on you for winning the fight!
  7. T.L.E. Sharp

    T.L.E. Sharp Freedom for @Fullflat!!! Platinum Member

    Jun 30, 2016
    Big whoop, you want a cookie? I swear, everyone thinks they're special these days. So what you had cancer, I had to take a 2 minute detour today because of a fatal wreck. We all gots troubles.

    (I'm just kidding of course. CONGRATULATIONS! I'm bad at social media, so I managed to miss the diagnosis if it was public knowledge, but I'm very glad to hear you're in the clear. Cheers mate. Hope it's a healthy road ahead.)
  8. KCDR

    KCDR Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 19, 2019
    Congrats Halden, Best wishes.
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  9. miso2

    miso2 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 19, 2014
    Congratulations for the complete remission!
    More lives and knives ahead of you!
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  10. mabrowns


    Apr 18, 2012
    Congratulations.Fuck Cancer
  11. halden.doerge

    halden.doerge I'll Sharpen Your Knife Gold Member

    Aug 17, 2014
    Lol, no I was pretty quite about it on the social media and the forum while things were going on. But now that it's over seemed like a good time to commemorate it a bit in these circles. Especially since, as weird as it may be, having this hobby---both the sharpening and the daily carry choices---was definitely a part of coping with the whole process. It was kinda a way of having a healthy element of control and intentionality in at least one realm of life when so many other things were up and the air and out of my control. Crazy, maybe, but for me, it really helped helped.

    Keep those pockets full, ya'll! Being intentional is part of how you stay you when things are happening to you that you can't control.
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  12. Ironbut

    Ironbut Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 1, 2016
    That's great news, Halden! My wife went through six months of chemo, (Five days a week, each month, for six months), over 10 years ago. She's had regular check ups every three months since then & so far- so good.
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  13. GB940Rookie


    Apr 19, 2016
    That’s awesome Halden. F cancer
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  14. dalefuller

    dalefuller Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 2, 2005
    Good news, mate! Congratulations.
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  15. Danke42


    Feb 10, 2015
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  16. MolokaiRider

    MolokaiRider Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 13, 2017
    Amen Bro!

    Glad to hear you are closing that chapter. I can’t imagine the crap you had to go through...but glad you did and are still here.

    Blessings to you and yours!
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  17. KVT


    Feb 17, 2019
    Wow. Speechless. I’m glad you’re with us!
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  18. TheFactor

    TheFactor Life is good ! Platinum Member

    Feb 26, 2015
    Congratulations and a great win on the battle field . That’s so awesome and so glad to hear that you’ve got a nice clear path a head of you .
    Great fight and you should be proud :)
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  19. knarfeng

    knarfeng senex morosus moderator Staff Member Super Mod Moderator

    Jul 30, 2006
    Best wishes for a long and healthy life!
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  20. b00n


    Dec 15, 2016

    Congrats Halden. Certainly a special day. :thumbsup:
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