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  1. Izzy Forreal

    Izzy Forreal Much Loved Bulldogs Member Gilded x2 Premium Member Gilded

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    Hi everyone out there in Bulldog land,

    Just letting everyone know that Izzy Forreal passed away at 12:33pm today after a five and a half year battle with cancer. He is laying down in his bulldog t-shirt ready for his final match.

    The one thing that put a smile on his face, regardless of the suffering was when he heard that Des Hasler was terminated as coach and he was e-static when he learned that Dean Pay became the new head coach.

    I will post funeral arrangement as soon as the are confirmed.

    Thank-you.
     
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  2. TANK 2.0

    TANK 2.0 Assyrian King Gilded

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    Well it took...

    * 4 years and 8 months
    * 52kgs lost
    * 90% of my stomach gone
    * Thyriod gone
    * Every worst case scenario and 1% chance of shit going wrong I experienced it and got through it
    *SHAVED MY FUCKING BEARD!

    But as of today, 8.50am 14th November 2016, I'M ON THAT FUCKING LIST!

    Fucking relieved, but now we play the waiting game...
     
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  3. K E

    K E The Bart, The

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    Surgery went well. He's still in recovery but he's fine. Heart is fine. More info when I get it.
     
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  4. TANK 2.0

    TANK 2.0 Assyrian King Gilded

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    I'M BACK CUNTS! LOL

    I have been ok since Friday night, just got my phone off the missus an hour ago.

    I'm not bragging...... but apparently I'm a machine and the whole fucking hospital heard about my op.

    To sum it up...

    * it was scheduled for 4 hour op, I was done in 1 hour and 50 mins
    * apparently my heart worked like a V12 Lamborghini, performed like a normal persons heart
    * was supposed to be in ICU for minimum 2 nights, spent 1 but was not needed lol
    * was to wake up a day and a half later, I was awake after 3 hours
    * all the attachments that were supposed to be in for ICU came out Saturday morning.
    * I was back in CCU at 10 in the morning spinning all the doctors and nurses out lol
     
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  5. Kaz

    Kaz Kennel Addict

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    He was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in 2012

    He was told he would last 2 years.

    5 long years later he finally lost his battle with this hideous disease.

    I don't know how he kept going.

    It was awful watching him lose his motor skills etc.

    My Mum & Sister were with him, but I couldn't handle watching him leave this earth.

    He drew his final breath a 9.25 this morning.

    He was 78 years old.

    I hope he is finally at peace.

    Love you Dad.

    PS: I think if my Broncos won in 2015 he would have given up on his life.

    That's why I was so devastated that they lost. (that sounds mean), but at least he would have gone earlier & he would have known the Broncos won another Grand Final.
     
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  6. Moedogg

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    Lost my mum to cancer on Friday. She had been battling bravely for two and a half years. Im so proud of her because she was so positive and didn't want to show us how much she was suffering. Im truly devestated by her loss and can't imagine life without her. anyone else lost a mum?
     
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  7. Izzy Forreal

    Izzy Forreal Much Loved Bulldogs Member Gilded x2 Premium Member Gilded

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    For all his kennel brothers and sisters here is a photo of Izzy Forreal. I would also like to say we have all taken great comfort in reading your posts over the last day. He really was a great man who had a heart of gold. Someone I was proud to call my dad. Thank you all again for your kind words. Once we have finalised the funeral arrangements we will certainly post the details.
     
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  8. TANK 2.0

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    Every cunt said in this thread makes me stronger lol

    PS check out how many fluid drugs I'm on in the background..
     
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  11. TANK 2.0

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    Hey family, struggling to type with the shakes from the meds and lack of chest power but I had to message thank you and I really love you all like my own family.

    Will chat more when I can.

    You guys all share this victory with me.

    Love youse all.
     
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  12. TANK 2.0

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    UPDATE

    Just had a right heart catheter test. basically they go in from the artery in your neck and put probes into the heart and through to the lungs to see if the pressure is ok enough for a transplant.

    I am happy and proud to say I am eligible for transplant, and I am close to getting on the list, even with the fucked up thyriod.

    So good news and happy days!
     
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  13. TANK 2.0

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    Hey crew.

    Sorry for my absence, I thought I'd feel better with a new heart lol at this time I feel worse.

    I have had nearly every complication involved with transplant including a couple of major rejections.

    More so it's the fucking mental side of things, the professors reckon it's the large extra doses of meds that are doing it. They say most people actually turn psychotic because of them.

    I really appreciate your constant support, prayers and well wishes.

    I'll get through this, I have no other choice.

    I'll try to get on here as much as I can.

    Peace.
     
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  14. K E

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    Hi guys, just a quick update on Eddie. Went and saw him today and just got back home not long ago. He's doing really well. Doctors and nurses are happy with him, his heart rate is good (99. Should be anywhere from 60-100) and his blood pressure was perfect a hundred and something over 75, forgot it but they said it was perfect.

    He's still a bit groggy due to the anaesthetic but that's normal. He's tired but he honestly doesn't look like a guy who just had a heart transplant less than 24 hours ago.

    He alert, awake most of the time and he's still Eddie. He asked my missus why the hell she married me. "he must have a metre long dick or he has a second account"...

    I thank almighty God a million times he got his heart, surgery went well and he's doing well. God willing, he will keep this up.

    I will post updates as I get them. He appreciates all the prayers and we'll wishes you guys give him. Means a lot to him and to me. Anyone with a brother knows the bond brothers have. It's very unique.

    Anyhow, much love and respect to you all. Thank you.

    -Andrew
     
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  15. Mr Invisible

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    @south of heaven @Sir Col "THE MU @ASSASSIN @dogluva

    Just made this up in 10 minutes.

    ODE TO DROP BEAR

    When you joined us in July 15,
    I didnt know how to feel.
    An imposter on the forum,
    a dirty slimey eel.

    But this Drop Bear was different,
    not here to cause a scene.
    But take two rival forums,
    and build bridges in between.

    Your kind and caring nature,
    distanced you far from a troll.
    And you cared more for another,
    despite your own health toll.

    And never once a warning,
    appeared upon your file.
    We knew behind that screen though,
    you would always crack a smile.

    As you always would remind us,
    of the Eels Dog aftermath.
    And in exchange we'd offer up,
    a nice Castle sponge bath.

    You fought the fight for so long,
    but sadly in the end.
    You left us not a member,
    but a truly treasured friend.

    Your legacy in history,
    on the forum White and Blue,
    This poem as a tribute,
    Pete, we will all greatly miss you.

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  16. south of heaven

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    Take him to the promo girls and get a pic with them .a headfull of tit is better than some old pedo dressed as a dog any day .
     
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  17. K E

    K E The Bart, The

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    Hi guys, another update. Eddie is doing well today. They ran more tests and all is well. They've taken some tubes and one of his cannulas out. His heart is beating on its own which is a very good sign. The body has accepted it and is not rejecting it which is massive.

    RE: the donor. It isn't without extreme regret and heartache we received this heart. My mum, sister, wife and sister in law all said a prayer for the person we received this heart from. We can't imagine what their family is going through right now. We all pray for them and are eternally grateful their child chose to be a donor. The heart wasn't just for Eddie, it was for his whole family, most importantly his wife and two young children.

    Unfortunately, we aren't allowed any info on the donor but it was hinted it was a young male who was on life support. We do know the heart came from interstate and it received a two police car escort (highway patrol with "urgent medical police escort" written up top) from Sydney airport. Took roughly ten minutes to come from the airport to St Vinnies.

    The heart can only stay out of a body for six hours before it loses oxygen. Eddie had it at the five hour mark.

    The recipient can write a letter to the family and Eddie had every intention of doing so. We are eternally grateful and hope their family can find some comfort that they've changed an entire families life.
     
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  18. K E

    K E The Bart, The

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    Hey guys, Eddie was taken in at 12 but surgery just started twenty minutes ago (1:30).

    I'll keep you guys posted with updates as soon as I hear.

    Love and respect you all.
     
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  19. TANK 2.0

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    GOOD NEWS UPDATE

    I was my cunty self for 5 mins and now I'm on the emergency list for the thyriodectomy, early Friday morning now. over the fucking moon.

    PLUS

    I have the whole room to myself now with nobody due for a day or two.

    MORAL OF THE STORY...

    Be a cunt when you have to be lol
     
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  20. Papa Het

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    Guys
    I just want to say
    The loss of Pete has really hit me hard for some reason

    It's amazing just how close we get to each other

    Don't be fooled

    This is not just a forum

    The members are not just a user name

    We do develop a form of friendship

    Most of the people I argue with the most, I consider friends

    Even @Zee

    I'm always going to argue
    But I'm not taking any of you for granted again

    I took Pete for granted
    There is so many things I want to say to him now.

    But I can't cause he is gone m

    I miss him
     
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