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by sandraW
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Coping with loss/ Memorial
Topic: Feeling depressed.
Replies: 1
Views: 188

Re: Pissed and depressed.

Rufus, I'm not in the same boat, but I lost my husband 4 years ago to this horrendous disease, and I do understand exactly how you are feeling. I lost my beloved Dad when i was 17 years old, and he was the centre of my world, Its so sad that your Mum won't be with you on your journey to motherhood, ...
by sandraW
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Newly diagnosed with Stage 3 locally advanced PC
Replies: 10
Views: 7863

Re: Newly diagnosed with Stage 3 locally advanced PC

Hi ValJean, Sorry can't help with that specifically, but noticed in your previous post that you were suffering discomfort. Many people including my husband's pain was reduced due to shrinkage of the tumor by chemotherapy. This has to be offset by the reaction that the individual has from the treatme...
by sandraW
Thu May 16, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: This cruel disease
Replies: 105
Views: 71034

Re: This cruel disease

Keith, I am so very sorry to hear of the sad loss of your beautiful brave daughter Kerry. This is such a cruel disease, even though it was a shock that it was so quick, Kerry is now at peace. I am sending love and strength to you and the family for the next stage of your journey. take care sandrax x
by sandraW
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My husband Dan
Replies: 15
Views: 9570

Re: My husband Dan

Ann, I am so sorry to hear you lost your lovely husband to this insidious disease. I too lost my husband Trevor it is nearly 4 years ago now, I still miss him dearly. I am sending love and strength to you for the next stage of your journey, take care sandrax xx
by sandraW
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Confused and worried
Replies: 4
Views: 2636

Re: Confused and worried

Hi I too rarely post nowadays but just wanted to reply to you my husband had his op for removal of 2 thirds of his pancreas and spleen in September 2013. The care is the hospital was exemplary much like your Dad but the discharge was just as bad. Unfortunately the GP wasn't much use either, I contac...
by sandraW
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Concerned husband
Replies: 52
Views: 40943

Re: Concerned husband

Saxon, I am so very very sorry to hear of the loss of your lovely wife. This disease is truly insidious it just overwhelms the body, no matter how hard the fight. I am glad you were all able to be with her, when she passed she would have been aware of all your love I am sure. wishing you love and st...
by sandraW
Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Usual waiting times for procedures
Replies: 20
Views: 22448

Re: Usual waiting times for procedures

Hi Robette, Thanks for letting us know how well you are doing, its always good to get some good news although I am not sure you would feel having your gallbladder removed was actually good news, but it could have been much worse news. Please let us know your results later on in the year, sending lov...
by sandraW
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Successful Surgery in Heidelberg Germany - Inoperable in UK
Replies: 29
Views: 44188

Re: Successful Surgery in Heidelberg Germany - Inoperable in UK

Not sure who you are asking the question of sandrax
by sandraW
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Time
Replies: 30
Views: 21974

Re: Time

Fairy, Just wanted to respond to your post, this is exactly how my husband was, it will be the jaundice that is causing the dark urine. And I also understand what you say about your mum smelling different too that also happened with my husband. I hope you can get some help, as its so tiring for you ...
by sandraW
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: This cruel disease
Replies: 105
Views: 71034

Re: This cruel disease

Great great news long may it continue. love sandrax
by sandraW
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Update on my dad - gemcitabine chemo
Replies: 8
Views: 7352

Re: Update on my dad - gemcitabine chemo

Hi Mrshappy, We did just that, when my husband was on his chemo break we had 2 weeks in Gran Canaria with our best friends, then a month later we took our 15 year old grandson to London for 4 days then took our 2 granddaughters to Disneyland Paris for 4 days. That was the August my husband died the ...
by sandraW
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Time
Replies: 30
Views: 21974

Re: Time

Fairy, I am so very sorry to hear about your Mum. The feelings you have about not having done enough are what we all feel, because we love them so much we want to do all we can to help make them well again, but unfortunately we can't make that happen as much as we wish we could. My husband was in de...
by sandraW
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: First folfirinox experience
Replies: 65
Views: 39093

Re: First folfirinox experience

Hi ladies, good to hear you are both feeling a bit more on the up! When my husband, Trevor was on his Folfirinox treatment, he had his treatment on Mondays, Tues, Wed Thurs were okay by Friday he was tired by Saturday he was more tired and Sundays he spent in his chair in the lounge asleep, he would...
by sandraW
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum Diagnosis
Replies: 13
Views: 9229

Re: Mum Diagnosis

Hi Margie, Sorry to hear about you mum being unwell I just wanted to post a quick welcome reply to you, the forum was down over the week end when I tried to log in, hence the delay. Although this didn't happen to us, although we too took a while to get a diagnosis, it has happened to others on the f...
by sandraW
Thu May 10, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Coping with loss/ Memorial
Topic: She's gone
Replies: 34
Views: 42904

Re: She's gone

Hi Sarah, how lovely to hear from you, I am still here less often now but just try and give some support as I received so much. I am glad to hear you are doing okay, ok is all we will ever do really, its just 3 years since I lost Trevor, and I remember reading your post about losing your Mum on our ...

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