The medical definition:
"Pancreatic cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancerous) cells form in the tissues of the pancreas. The pancreas is a gland located behind the stomach & in front of the spine. The pancreas produces digestive juices & hormones that regulate blood"
My definition based on my experiences:
"A VILE BLIGHT UPON THE RACE OF MEN...
A deadly & conniving genetic hijacker of pancreatic cells & their reproductive capacities for the purposes of EVIL. Expressed via unchecked & dangerous growth of hormone secreting tumors & lesions in the pancreas & ,eventually, other organs & organ systems."
EVEN MORE VEHEMENTLY:
(So you can literally taste my contempt as a spit it onto the keyboard from my frothing lips. Literally feel the heat of my rage for this plague of mitotic insurgency radiating through the screen at your very souls by way of alliteration)
"A MINDLESS MASS of CORRUPTED MUTANT OFFSPRING MARAUDING& MULTIPLYING to MAINTAIN A MALEVOLENT MONOPOLY ON THE MALICIOUS & MISCHIEVOUS MASS-GENOCIDE of healthy tissues all over the human body."
I can relate especially with the suffering of those facing this diagnosis as the symptoms are shared with that of acute PANCREATITIS & bile duct obstructions which I have had.
In each condition, bilirubin seeps out through your skin as you take on a Homer Simpson style yellowish tint from JAUNDICE.
As if being a cartoon character wasn't bad enough the impeded bile salts build up & SEEP OUT THROUGH YOUR SKIN causing you to itch incessantly DAY & NIGHT.
Sometimes clawing your skin RAW & BLOODY is the only way to stop those microscopic crystals from sliding across the nerves under your skin.
You feel BLOATED & DISGUSTING with a dull never-ending STOMACH ACHE only relieved by oily bouts of TERRIFYING GHOST WHITE DIARRHEA & COCA COCA COLORED URINATION barely lightened regardless of how much water you force yourself to drink (if you can even keep it down due to the never ending waves of NAUSEOUSNESS.)
And it doesn't stop there!
FATIGUE reaches a LIFE-HALTING level.
You can barely walk around without becoming so exhausted you have to lay down and watch your life slip away. The level of INCAPACITATION physically coupled with HORMONAL CHAOS from these rogue excretory cells invariably contribute to almost guaranteed episode of MAJOR DEPRESSION concurring with this bastard disease.
And to top it off, no immediate relief for the symptoms. It just takes from you. Takes your strength, confidence, finances, relationships, appetite, joy, happiness, sense of dignity, & hope for the future.
It takes everything.
EVERYTHING, Including HOPE!
And without hope, all is lost.
By raising my goal of $1000 I hope to benefit research NOT for TREATMENT of the disease, NAY treatments are only temporary solutions & I have no stomach for half measures...
I WANT WAR!
I want this scourge hunted, cornered & eradicated from the face of the Earth like the vermin it is.
WE NEED A WEAPON...
To shift the tide against this insidious abomination. AN ABOMINATION that turns the very bodies of those
WE LOVE & WHO LOVE US
Turns their own body against them!Imprisoning them in what amounts to a LIVING HELL...
[which I testify, via my experience of the symptoms through a less sever pancreatic condition, IS EXACTLY THAT!]
WE NEED VENGEANCE!
WE NEED A CURE!
Honor & reverence for the fallen
Sons, & Daughters...
All cut down too soon...
FORCED against their will to bow to a PARASITE, an enemy within, that we can barely see coming let alone effectively combat...
I will think of all this as I sprint the
Tough Mudder course to its conclusion or until my own physical conclusion via cardiac arrest..
Until my lungs fail, or my bones shatter.
Until I am bloodied & blackened by dirt.
Until I lay down, once more nearer death than life, as I have on more than my fair share of occasions.
Down with GOOD KIND GIVING INNOCENT PEOPLE WITH FAMILIES WITH VALUE WITH HOPES have been DAMNED TO LAY!
DAMN BY OUR OWN SLOTH AND GREED...
FOR NOT GIVING ENOUGH...
FOR NOT VOLUNTEERING ENOUGH...
FOR NOT INVESTING ENOUGH...
IN THE RIGHT AND JUST CAUSE OF CANCER RESEARCH
And I will know that with all MY pain...
It is still NOTHING compared to that of the people fighting the disease...
THEY KNOW JUDGEMENT is coming.
THEY KNOW THE REAPER is draws near.
THEY KNOW IN EVERY PIECE OF FLESH IN THEIR BODY;
What real hopelessness feels like...
I want to stop this in its tracks.
Blow a f**king hole through the grim reaper's dusty hollow cranium with the Remington 870 fired solid metal sabot slug equivalent of an pancreatic cancer vaccine.
Watch his ivory white skull fragments dance across the cancer ward's marble hospital floors.
Then do it over,
and over again...
Until the lives saved outnumber the dead & dying...
Until that number dwarfs even the spent tears & unanswered prayers of the revenant masses left behind.
Let's make it happen people!
Send one day of your personal vacation funds to this page.
Send one nights binge drinking funds.
Send just the cost of your morning coffee or maybe you could even find it in your hearts to...
PULL YOUR F**KING HEADS OUT OF YOUR F**KING SELFISH ASSES &, IDK? Uh? How about maybe you could...
SAVE F**KING REAL LIVES WITH YOUR F**KING MONEY FOR A CHANGE?!?!
(INSTEAD OF PAYING FOR ANOTHER 29.99 A POUND SERVING OF ORGANIC NON-GMO SUSTAINABLY SOURCED FAIR-TRADE CERTIFIED GRASS-FED KOBE BEEF KABOBS YOU SELF-CENTERED NARCISSISTIC ARROGANT PRICK!)
SACRIFICE HARDER THAN ME!!
Sincerely with noble intent;
humbly & truly yours,
Davin Charles Cronquist
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