Remembering Diem Brown

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Remembering Diem Brown
    Update: Diem Brown lost her battle with cancer on Firday November 14th at 10:22 AM in New York City.  Comments can be found here.                 I really hope this is the right place to do this, but as we already have a thread to send Diem messages, but I figure we could use one to also discuss amongst ourselves. She started chemo on Tuesday, and spent last night in the hospital, apparently due to an issue with her kidneys. Can anyone who has a better understanding of chemo explain if that's a normal/common reaction?   In other news, Alicia Quarles posted a hilarious screenshot of texts from Diem's ex-boyfs.      
I do not know but you asked a question about CT the other day and I answered in another thread. However, this thread may be a better place for it. NIa left this comment to a pic on CT's instagram therealniamooreHope all is well brother. Give Diem my love  I also found this on the web By Brad Witter Diem Brown's brave battle isn't over yet. The MTV star, a two-time ovarian cancer survivor, was recently diagnosed with colon cancer. "She was filming The Challenge in Panama and collapsed on set," explains a source. With on-again love Chris "C.T." Tamburello by her side, Brown, 32, was flown to an NYC hospital, where doctors discovered tumors in her abdomen and performed emergency surgery. Originally diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2005, the MedGift founder (medgift.com/diemsnextchallenge) was in remission for six years after treatment. (Though the disease returned in 2012, she went into remission again in February 2013.) For now, she's finding strength in the outpouring of well-wishes from loved ones. As Brown tells Us, "The support I've received has touched me in a way I'll never be able to describe." Besides that, somebody must have seen CT out the other day. They sent him a tweet asking CT if it were true that their friend had seen him. Other than that he has been pretty quiet. I hope he is okay. I also hope that Diem doesnt have anymore setbacks and beats this once and for all. 
I understand why people are criticizing those text messages but the reality is that it is a difficult/uncomfortable situation for everyone.  At least they're trying. I know that when my mom passed away the text messages/conversations I appreciated the most were the ones in which someone said something utterly ridiculous because I knew they were trying and just had no idea what to do or say but they still cared enough to try.  I see this as the same thing.  They care--they just have no idea how to express it.  They're just letting her know they're thinking about her even if it wasn't the best way to do it. I hope those texts made her smile/laugh.  She knows them--I'm guessing they're just "awkward" people that are struggling with her situation in their own way.
I worry about CT.  This must be so hard on him since this is the first time they are actually together when she is going thru it.  At the same time, it is amazing that he is there for her this time.  That is extra strength for her.
I worry about CT.  This must be so hard on him since this is the first time they are actually together when she is going thru it.  At the same time, it is amazing that he is there for her this time.  That is extra strength for her.
I think your right that CT gives her that extra strength and she gets so much strength from Alicia, family and even strangers on Twitter and other social media. I find myself wishing CT would tweet something. It doesn't even have to be about Diem, lol, but just say something. It would make me feel better, just to hear from him in some way. Honestly though, he probably is spending most of his time helping to take care of her and so he doesn't have time to tweet, so the silence from him says a lot about what his priorities are right now....still though, I can't lie, I'd like to look on Twitter in the next couple of days and see something on his page. 
Diem is going through so much, it's been a hell of six weeks for her, yet she hasn't lost her sense of humor or her will or fight to live - hoping she finally catches a break and gets some positive news soon! http://www.people.com/article/diem-brown-hospitalized-again-cancer
I try to post positive comments to Diem most days on Twitter and I see a lot of other people do as well. She favorites many of my comments to her, so I'm glad to know she sees them. I have been following Diem's journey very closely and I hope she catches a break soon. Glad she gets to go home today. My heart goes out to her.  
I try to post positive comments to Diem most days on Twitter and I see a lot of other people do as well. She favorites many of my comments to her, so I'm glad to know she sees them. I have been following Diem's journey very closely and I hope she catches a break soon. Glad she gets to go home today. My heart goes out to her.  
She has a very positive attitude and that goes a long way.  I think all the positive tweets and so many people rooting for her is awesome.   I have seen her favorite some of my tweets too and it is nice to know they make her feel better.  She has an awesome support system as well led by her sister and Alicia. I am still a bit shocked she went to film the Challenge knowing her canercous was back and that her doctors allowed this but you can't turn back time.  
Her strength is inspiring. I'm so glad she gets all the support/positive tweets she does because she deserves it. <3
I try to post positive comments to Diem most days on Twitter and I see a lot of other people do as well. She favorites many of my comments to her, so I'm glad to know she sees them. I have been following Diem's journey very closely and I hope she catches a break soon. Glad she gets to go home today. My heart goes out to her.  
She has a very positive attitude and that goes a long way.  I think all the positive tweets and so many people rooting for her is awesome.   I have seen her favorite some of my tweets too and it is nice to know they make her feel better.  She has an awesome support system as well led by her sister and Alicia. I am still a bit shocked she went to film the Challenge knowing her canercous was back and that her doctors allowed this but you can't turn back time.
Yes I echo those sentiments. She should not have been allowed to go under any circumstances.  I still feel like there are details we don't know about when it comes to that. I mean what did the doctors tell her exactly when she asked if it would be okay to go on the challenge? That has not been shared with us and may never be. Diem has shared a lot but not everything and I do understand her wanting to keep some things private. Again, I agree with what you said. At this point Diem can't turn back the hands of time and to sit here and play Monday morning quarterback and think about a bunch of what ifs does nothing to help her going forward. Even if she hadn't gone on the trip, recent testing prior to her leaving did not show anything and the cancer spreading was going to be a surprise to her either way and she probably still would have had the same complications she has been having....but she would have been closer to a U.S. hospital had she not gone, and that could have made a big difference in her initial surgeries not being so harrowing and life or death for her. Alicia has been like an angel watching over, what a wonderful friend.   
Her strength is inspiring. I'm so glad she gets all the support/positive tweets she does because she deserves it. <3
Yes indeed!!   
This gave me the chills and tears in my eyes.  WAY worth the wait!!  I absolutely love them.  
This gave me the chills and tears in my eyes.  WAY worth the wait!!  I absolutely love them.
Just saw Jess repost this. I may not be a CT fan, but it's impossible to hate the guy. That's undeniable true love <3
This gave me the chills and tears in my eyes.  WAY worth the wait!!  I absolutely love them.  
Such a beautiful yet sad picture. Prayers for both of them <3 
I'm DYING!! That's so sweet! Awwwwwwwwwwwwww! This is what you call a man. Praying for Diem everyday. She's such a ball of light even when life hands her the worst of cards. She's remarkable. I hope everyone takes whatever they can to help her out.  Every cent counts.
Got chills when I saw that picture. 
Chills. that's all.
Thats a beatiful picture, whether theyre together or not they clearly care about each other. I hope CT is handling all this well or the best he can, Diem needs him right now, he was always a great support system for her. Despite their ups and downs Im sure he's always there for her and I'm sure she appreaciates that. 
I logged on FB and saw Diem Brown was a trending topic and saw this picture. I haven't been on Vevmo much lately so I am really out of the loop, but I was so sad when I heard about Diem. That is a truly great picture. Best wishes to Diem!  
That Picture is strong in several ways. Good to see CT by her side. They still care for each other and this is proof of that in spades. I hope Diem makes it through.
Awe,  Portland Jess retweeted the picture with the caption:   "Reposting this. As heart breaking as it is to see such an amazing woman go through this again pay attention because THIS ladies and gentleman is true love. #truelove PLEASE help @diembrown and donate ❤️ #CTandDiem #medgift #cancersucks #strength #prayers #love #friend #sister #help #donate" And Cohutta Retweeted with: "I had to repost this from CT. That's how you love someone. #medgift is an amazing amazing concept. Please visit this page and be a part of this. You don't have to dump anything on your head so it's easy. Love ya Diem." Who knows if this is all confirmation of them together/apart/whatever (is it a fact they are together) - but it's so incredibly touching.   And I am happy that CT put it out there, only hope it gets donations.   
Another new article on Diem today.  Good to hear she's back at home (and moving furniture!): http://www.eonline.com/news/584073/diem-brown-speaks-about-latest-cancer...
Has she said anywhere when the plan to start chemo again?
I hope she writes weekly bloges again, I used to look forward to those every week. Its nice knowing how she's doing and I'm sure a lot of ppl can relate since they have family/friends that may have gone through that too, I havent dealt with cancer and neither has my close family (thank god) so it was interesting hearing all the deatials of it, it ounds very tough, you dont really get a grasp of what the illness is untill someone shares every step of it.
Don't know when she'll be able to restart chemo again, but certainly was nice to see her post today about feeling good and pain-free for the first time. http://instagram.com/p/tnSSC_AnTz/
I also loved to see that all the support shes getting from other cast members and older mtv people like Jamie Chung, mark long.. Ect
I also loved to see that all the support shes getting from other cast members and older mtv people like Jamie Chung, mark long.. Ect
I imagine Jamie is a sweetheart. It's awesome to see her remain humble and support Diem!
Yes, Diem and Jamie appear to be good friends.   I've seen pictures of them together on their insta accounts hanging out, etc. 
I also loved to see that all the support shes getting from other cast members and older mtv people like Jamie Chung, mark long.. Ect
I imagine Jamie is a sweetheart. It's awesome to see her remain humble and support Diem!
she's deff one of the cast members id love to meet in person. love her style/blog. anyways this is off topic but i do love all the support diem is getting <3
So many people have been supporting Diem, it is awesome. Jemmye posted a dedication pic of Diem to her instagram and said some really sweet things. Zach also posted a pic (Which Nany retweeted) urging people to check out her support page. Wes and Kinght retweeted CT's pic and others like Nia, Robin, Brinit(spelling) from AYTO, Nick Brown,Jay, Hailey and Jordan are all people who have deciated some type of post to Diem.  It is so heartwarming to see and it must really lift Diem's spirits! I was on facebook the other day and I saw that CT's father reposts pics and posts about Diem! I hope and pray with all of my being that she makes it through. The inspiring thing about Diem is that she remains so positive. I hope she regains her strentgh so that she can start Chemo again soon. I see such a promising future ahead of her....I see her as a wife and a mom, and an a becaon of hope to everyone fighting this horrible disease. She can do it!
So many people have been supporting Diem, it is awesome. Jemmye posted a dedication pic of Diem to her instagram and said some really sweet things. Zach also posted a pic (Which Nany retweeted) urging people to check out her support page. Wes and Kinght retweeted CT's pic and others like Nia, Robin, Brinit(spelling) from AYTO, Nick Brown,Jay, Hailey and Jordan are all people who have deciated some type of post to Diem.  It is so heartwarming to see and it must really lift Diem's spirits! I was on facebook the other day and I saw that CT's father reposts pics and posts about Diem! I hope and pray with all of my being that she makes it through. The inspiring thing about Diem is that she remains so positive. I hope she regains her strentgh so that she can start Chemo again soon. I see such a promising future ahead of her....I see her as a wife and a mom, and an a becaon of hope to everyone fighting this horrible disease. She can do it!
I love this post and the thoughts conveyed in it. I don't have much to add to that because it was so perfectly stated. It is heartwarming to see even those folks on the challenge that were shown as having conflict with Diem on Rivals 2 are stepping up and showing their support now. It just goes to show you how reality TV show fights can seem so trivial in moments like this and it really puts things into perspective. I had not seen that CT's father posted. I will have to check that out.    

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