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thekgentleman Exactly one week ago today this was my morning selfie. All dressed up for my pre op MRI and brain map. Fun fact, those little sticky dots are to map where they screw my head down while dremeling my head open.
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Hearing nurses tell you you shouldn't be here gives you such a weird and pridful feeling. My 2nd night post op I was woken up hourly due to my resting HR maintaining the low 30's. I was pretty proud of that. I think I averaged around 45 while staying at UCSF. Guess all that cardio paid off! Thanks coach! Thanks for the endless upon, endless hours of cardio.
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Try and guess how many donuts I ate from that place? Surely it's what you guessed X 2.
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I promise I'll start swaying away from these 'look at me' surgery updates and stories. It's such a huge part of me right now I can't help but share. You all have been more then supportive, genuine, encouraging and helpful. You've been a part of my recovery. Thank you again for pushing your positive vibes my way. You've been an amazing avenue for me to reach out to.
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I don't do these looking for sympathy. I don't do it for anyone to feel sorry for me. I do it hoping to catch that one person feeling like they can't do it. If I could do it, so can you. Keep pushing. It's worth it. You're worth it And we all need to be held accountable at times. So stand tall and buck up.
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#bodybuilding #NPC #IFBB #mensphysique #physique #livefit #lvft #fitfam #fitpo #motivation #mondaymotivation #inspiration #health #fitness #teamheugly #teamfurious #fuckcancer #prep #recovery #cardio #abs #selfie #donuts #doughnuts #crani #macros #iifym #killit #gohard #preop
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  •   fithaylee Chills!!! I am glad you share, too. You are so inspiring!!! Seriously, I can't even believe it and I can't quit telling people about my awesome teammate! 12h
  •   krazylo Thank you for sharing...please continue as it hits close to home for me 🏽 12h
  •   whitness_fitness You are inspiring--wishes for speedy recovery and to kick cancer's a$$ 11h
  •   foodsmyfrenemy Anyone who thinks your posts are "look at me" or looking for sympathy are dicks. We're rooting for you 9h
  •   nadia.lifts Share whatever you want, man! We all have a voice, let it be heard! 9h
  •   transformandinspire Keep posting them! 9h
  •   jaclynjade Every post is so inspiring! Keep them coming!! 8h

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elizabeth_ann #mcm look at that stud! Can't believe it's only been 6!! Days since his brain surgery and he is killing this recovery! Looking fly as per usuh. (Sorry inside joke) Rocking the ATL old school hat, can't wait for football to start. 143 babycakers! #husband #crani #football 14h

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thekgentleman Yesterday's surprise discharge was the best surprise of all. Our good friends Chris and Cindy came up and wanted to walk me out of the hospital. Chris also being the guy he is he wasn't about to let me just rock this new punk rock hairdo by myself. I'm so grateful for these seemingly little acts performed so thoughtlessly.
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With the impromptu surprise, burgers and donuts were a must. I mean, they couldn't let me eat the foods alone. Plus, it being #nationalburgerday yesterday that would be just silly.
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While I'll post the burger and other photos later here are a couple pictures of the 10+ Mile hike that we decided to do after eating. We've taken probably 6-7 tours like this during our time in the city and they've been needed. We need the activity and time away to just think. San Francisco is an amazing city. I, we love it. It's been so good to us for the past week. The people, culture, city and vibe has been so fucking awesome. I'm sad we have to say goodbye today. I can really say I've left a part of me there.
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And oh yea! Check out that rad scar!
#bodybuilding #NPC #IFBB #mensphysique
#physique #burger #hike #health #sf #sanfran #fitfam #fitpo #livefit #lvft #donuts #fuckcancer #scar #teamheugly #teamfurious
#nationalburgerday #crani #cardio #punkrock
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  •   zeuskaboose Holy shit, best wishes bruh 3d
  •   annacraftfit You are an inspiration of determination and strength! Whenever I have a patient like you I know they are gonna win their fight because of what burns within them. Keep doing you. 🏻🏻 3d
  •   thekgentleman @annacraftfit thank you so much. Nothing to it but to beat. I had the easy job, the surgeon's did theirs and took care of it. We appreciate your kind words and encouragement. It means the world. I look forward to watching your fitness journey as well!! 3d
  •   liftoff_hq Hang in there stud!! 3d
  •   romsfit Get well ! 2d
  •   jbjackson84 Yr a beast brother! I give it to you! Hope yr recovery goes well! Yr the man! 2d
  •   fit_milena You're one tough cookie!!! 15h

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thekgentleman Colorful Obscene language ahead. So, I discharged early yesterday. Fuck yes! Surgery 8/25, discharged 8/27. I'm going to say that's freakin' awesome. Fuck cancer and the shitty horse it road in on.

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Had post op MRI and are still currently awaiting final pathology results. This determines what kind of cancer it is and how we proceed from here. And that includes 3 options. Monitor with quarterly MRIs. Chemo treatment, or radiation. Again, this all depends on what it comes back as. We should know late next week. But, everything is pointing towards MRI monitoring. Um, awesome! I have no deficits from surgery. No motor function loss and no vision loss. They were worried about left peripheral vision being lost, but so far so good. Damn brain and it's craziness.

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This trip has been more than I could have asked for. I feel as though I got it so easy. I don't even feel like I just had a life altering procedure. I am so grateful, overjoyed and happy. I feel as though I don't deserve such an easy transition. This has been one helluva a ride. So, in honor of that, we had a baller cheat meal to end our trip with. I hope a few of you take a good look at it and immediately wish for me to get diabetes. Because it was that amazing. Like... Food shouldn't taste that orgasmic.
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Staples are up next!
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#fitness #fitpo #fitfam
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  •   marissaj316 @thekgentleman you've got this! 🏼🏼 4d
  •   fithaylee Okay, I have to be honest, I wasn't sure what has been going on the past few weeks and I didn't want to ask. To read that you just had cancer removed.....SO inspiring... You are so awesome!!! What a damn trooper!!! I am so proud of you and don't even know you!! Lol. Keep on doing what you're doing. YOU'VE GOT THIS! #fuckcancer 4d
  •   thekgentleman @shapetj_ttptriathlete thank you! I hear you loud and clear. And beleive me, it makes a world of difference. You're amazing. Thank you!! 4d
  •   thekgentleman @fithaylee it's okay. It really is. As open as I was trying to be with it, I wasn't really trying to bring this out as an attention go getter. I just wanted to share my experience with it and what I was going through during prep. I wanted others to know they weren't alone and it is okay to question things. Thank you for always taking the time to read my little rants and weird stories. It means a ton to me that people actually take time out of their busy day to check out what a fellow competitor is up to. Thank you. 4d
  •   tonergynikki I'm with @fithaylee ... You are literally amaaaaaazing and a huge inspiration to me 4d
  •   tonergynikki And OMG that food looks amazing 4d
  •   briannaj07 I just gained weight looking at this post. so glad to hear you're kicking ass and taking names. 3d

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mayra.montanez.96 Al fiiin te terminee!! #CalaveraMexicana #Rosas #Crani :') quedo linda 4d

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elizabeth_ann Well we got discharged today. Our friends Chris and Cindy surprised Kenny at the hospital, and Chris decided Kenny can't be the only cool one with a new punk rock haircut. Then we decided donuts and burgers were a must. Followed by another (windy) walking tour of the city, you know to balance everything out. It amazes me how well Kenny is doing after surgery. He's determined to recover quickly and he will, based on the rate he's going. One more night in the city to explore and home tomorrow. #sanfran #crani #walkingtour #punkrock 4d
  •   linseyoutlaw Those are some good friends. Praying! 4d
  •   cindaisy99 I'm glad we got to walk out with you guys! Best timing ever! 4d
  •   kelsielynn How cool is that! And your making me hungry haha 4d

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elizabeth_ann Post-op day 1 and Kenny is doing amazing! Walking, eating, drain is out, MRI complete. Waiting to get out of the ICU. Everyone is great here. Possibly home tomorrow, but will stay in San Fran one more night. Thanks for the continued support and well wishes. #ucsf #crani #sanfran 6d

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rocioorellaana #Selfie con #Crani 🏿️ 7d

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  •   sarolas_farblau Joder 2w
  •   sanahujaescriba @sarolas_farblau l'hem trobat buscant tresors (cargolines i pedretes) amb el Guerau i l'Asier. Ha passat a ser la joia del tresor, mentre anaven repetint: pobret s'ha quedat sec, pobret s'ha quedat sec. 2w

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Normal Josep Vilanova Ros
vilapepk SER O NO SER ...
això va plantejar una cabra abans d'enfilar el cami de tornada...
però un tal Shakespeare va canviar la història i els protagonistes ...ho juro per la cabra!!!!
#crani #natura #cabrasarda #sardegna #sardegnalowers #Sardenya
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tzesire Die Tur des Beinhaus in Hallstatt.
No hi ha dubtes sobre el que trobaràs darrera d'aquesta porta... #Hallstatt #Austria #Österreich #Oberösterreich #OÖ #Beinhaus #Ossuarium #Karner #Ossario #ossuaire #osario #ossari #os #Knochen #huesos #bones #Schädel #calavera #crani #skull #Schädelsammlung
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