Holy shit mike! From on survivor to another ( Thyroid and Lymphatic) WAY TO KEEP THE GLOVES UP! Man that still sounds weird to call me a survivor ... I mean im just Alex. At first I really wanted to forget the whole process.... the Chemo, the radiation sessions the PET scans every three months, but now I know that chapter of my life no matter how difficult it was helped to make me who I am. I went to the local Tattoo Shop and had my Dots for radiation permanently darkened as a reminder of how sweet life is. I wont lie, reading your short account of what you went through made me well up both in sorrow that you and your family went through that living Hell, but also because you were and are strong enough to fight. To the members who have never personally went through fighting the Big C Mike just gave the Readers Digest version of the ordeal. Mike I am sooo Proud of you and I know this Christmas will be the BEST one yet... one for the books.... If you ever need to talk or vent please know that I am here for you ANYTIME you need me. Fighting and beating cancer is only half the battle... the other half is rebuilding your daily life after the fight. As my wife says when she recounts what we went through with my diagnosis and treatments.... THOSE CELLS DIDNT KNOW WHO THEY WERE MESSING WITH!