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Offline demon78

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The Go Ahead
« on: October 15, 2018, 09:55:40 am »
Ok guy's I've received the go ahead to take advantage of the assisted dying program, my Myleophibrosis is causing me to have a transfusion every 1-2 weeks and is not helping so much any more and I've gone on Oxygen 24 hours a day, so the edge is getting much closer and I'm sucking up resources like a champ, which bothers the hell out of me, by the way the cost of all of this to me has been nada, nothing, so any one that want's to argue socialized medicine with me can go #$%* themselves in 4/4 time, I repeat no cost but I do feel a bit guilty at 79 of using the resources. Any how I'm going to push it a little further maybe try for Boxing Day or Hogmanay, I've no regrets and I've made friends here which I'm happy about, so I'll try and get the girls to let you know after the dirty deed is done so that you and the world can rejoice that the old bugger is finally gone.
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2018, 10:11:33 am »
Keep doing you, Bill. No regrets.
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2018, 10:36:11 am »
i understand your reasoning but it still makes me sad , i will be one of many many people that will miss you .

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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2018, 10:41:23 am »
We will celebrate your full life but mourn your passing. Surround yourself with friends and family, hope your remaining days are filled with joy.
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2018, 11:29:08 am »
Man's gotta know his limitations. It may sound morbid, but I find it refreshing that someone of sound mind can choose their time rather than wait for some unforeseen time in the future. Best of luck to you Bill in your next adventure.
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2018, 01:23:02 pm »
 Ditto, everything they've said.

 I applaud your courage.
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2018, 01:45:55 pm »
Bill its been a pleasure having you here. .
 At the end of the day though, it should be your decision, as to what happens next.
 I have to respect that..
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2018, 02:33:37 pm »
The adventure is not over yet and who know's maybe they'll find a cure, of course that's as likely as me finding a willing redhead of good body fame with great legs to share my declining years.
Bill the demon.

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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2018, 04:00:46 pm »
Good byes are always sad, but it is my pleasure and honor to say goodbye to you sir, while you are still living .
 A person in such pain, may fear the reality of more pain, more so than the mystery of what lies ahead when life is over.
I respect your decision and bravery to end it before it becomes too much to bare. It is a very personal decision, one not taken lightly. I wish you the very best of times for the time you have left, and when it is over, that you will pass peacefully at the time of your choosing.
   You have been enjoyed and respected here, and you will be missed.  Good bye  Bill.
 
   
 
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2018, 04:02:43 pm »
Don't give up on the redhead either my friend.  ;) Keep us informed how you're feeling Bill. And yes our healthcare is a.o.k.

Sad indeed, but happy for you at the same time.

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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2018, 05:31:15 pm »
 We could start a GoFundMe account to get Bill a redhead! ;)
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #11 on: October 15, 2018, 05:58:31 pm »
We could start a GoFundMe account to get Bill a redhead! ;)

Im up for that!
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #12 on: October 15, 2018, 06:01:55 pm »
Fukced if I'm saying goodby, we'll be kicking  the can around for awhile yet won't we Uncle Billy?

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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2018, 09:04:45 pm »
Maybe the redhead IS the cure. I hope you find out.
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #14 on: October 16, 2018, 01:29:42 am »
Bear we'll kick it as long as the S.O.B. is in our way and maybe hit it with our cane as well
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #15 on: October 16, 2018, 02:29:04 am »
You've taught us how to fight the good fight Bill.
We will always hold you in high regard and value your mateship.

Assisted dying is a personal decision and I fully respect your choice Bill.

If a cure became available and it started pissin' down long legged Red Heads, they'd all be on your doorstep in a flash.
Take good care and give that can a bloody decent kicking mate.
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #16 on: October 16, 2018, 05:56:05 am »
Bill,
  It has been my pleasure knowing you here on the forum, and I respect your views... when you get to see the other side, remember that He loves you more than anyone else, and so do I. Have a good day, and remember to enjoy each morning and evening, as the rest is all shiit lol. God bless brother!
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #17 on: October 16, 2018, 07:41:25 am »
Bill,

You're a class guy. It's been great hanging with you here. I'm glad you have the option to go out on your terms and huge balls to do it. See you one day on the other side brother.

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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #18 on: October 16, 2018, 10:28:39 am »
I know I haven't been around much lately but I do try and check in from time to time, but I really didn't expect something like this would make me post again. I am so sorry to hear this Bill, we may not have talked much on the forum but I have ALWAYS enjoyed reading your posts on a number of topics. I will never forget your unique perspective on so many things. May the rest of your time with us be pleasant.

......See you one day on the other side brother.....

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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #19 on: October 16, 2018, 12:41:40 pm »
you just keep on being that demon Bill!

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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #20 on: October 16, 2018, 08:13:10 pm »
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #21 on: October 16, 2018, 11:29:24 pm »
It's been a pleasure Bill, when you have finished with the red head, send her my way.
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #22 on: October 17, 2018, 10:18:48 pm »
all the best with whatever the rest of it brings your way ( redheaded or not ) and when you're back for the next go round try and remember everything you've learnt this time round ( especially about honda 4's )
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #23 on: October 17, 2018, 11:17:08 pm »
 Much respect sir. I'll be thinking of you. Thanks for the friendship and insight.
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Re: The Go Ahead
« Reply #24 on: October 18, 2018, 01:20:10 am »
Don't know you from a bar of soap Bill.  But I can say when ever I've read your posts they've always oozed  wisdom.
I really hope the other sides better than you could have imagined. Good luck old boy and happy sailing.
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