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by sandraW
Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Stephen's Story
Replies: 127
Views: 113175

Re: Stephen's Story

Hi Sandie, Sorry to hear Stephen is struggling at the moment. I had eczema quite badly as a child, it runs in our family too, I was given cold tar paste, I don't think its available any more but I still remember how soothing it was when my Mum applied it for me. Have you tried Sudocrem, I find it he...
by sandraW
Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Thanks for sharing your experiences . . .
Replies: 759
Views: 268496

Re: Thanks for sharing your experiences . . .

I hope all is well Mo, I keep looking out for your posts, hopefully you are just busy having normal days take care love sandrax xx
by sandraW
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Grumpy's Story
Replies: 95
Views: 74197

Re: Grumpy's Story

Quickly, I agree with every single word Mo has written, I sobbed and sobbed when I had to put my cat Oscar down 2 years ago now, like Mo I am sure some of the tears where for Trevor. I had tried to be so brave when I lost him, but it seemed okay to cry for our beloved cat, the poor vet I still feel ...
by sandraW
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Thanks for sharing your experiences . . .
Replies: 759
Views: 268496

Re: Thanks for sharing your experiences . . .

Mo,
I am so glad you have had an "ordinary day" may you have many more, good to hear Peter managed his round so well and that you did such a wonderful job with organisation, you more that deserved the garden voucher I am sure. sending love to you both and of course Boris too.
take care sandrax xx
by sandraW
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: What shall I do
Replies: 7
Views: 11758

Re: What shall I do

Hi Dianne, This is what happened with my husband Trevor. He had never been ill and never been to the doctors for years was 65 years old and still working full time in his removal business. At the latter end of 2011 he was feeling generally unwell, pains in his tummy, different bowel habits, he was r...
by sandraW
Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Carls story
Replies: 402
Views: 214448

Re: Carls story

Rob, as you say your wonderful Carl touched so many lives with his cheeky smile, I could see the mischief shining out of his eyes, and still remember the dressing gown shopping incident, that always makes me smile. The next days. weeks. months will be hard but you have his love to carry you through,...
by sandraW
Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Thanks for sharing your experiences . . .
Replies: 759
Views: 268496

Re: Thanks for sharing your experiences . . .

Glad to hear Peter is home. and keeping you on your toes. You know Boris won't drink out of the aforesaid watering can don't you, it will be the wrong shape, colour, smell position, or something else will be wrong, he will go back to drinking the slightly smelly out of its sell by date water, but yo...
by sandraW
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Thanks for sharing your experiences . . .
Replies: 759
Views: 268496

Re: Thanks for sharing your experiences . . .

Mo, I hope Peter is feeling better today and gets a better offer than soup! for lunch. Joking apart at least they acted quickly, and hopefully the infection will subside quickly too, and he will soon be home again. lets us know how he's doing, don't post much now but still follow you all avidly, tak...
by sandraW
Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Ascites
Replies: 4
Views: 7765

Re: Ascites

Hi Violetmia, I am sorry to hear about your husband, can't help with the ascites any more than what has been posted, but I just wanted to welcome you to the forum, and say "hello". Perhaps you could ring our lovely nurses on Monday and ask their advice on the best path for your husband they are very...
by sandraW
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Hello
Replies: 110
Views: 79170

Re: Hello

Veebee, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your lovely Allan, it was lovely that your daughters could be with you to support you, and that Allan got his wish to be at home with you all around him. Your feelings will be very muddled, I can remember those feelings very well, I think that the calm fe...
by sandraW
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Carls story
Replies: 402
Views: 214448

Re: Carls story

Rob and Carl I am devastated for you, you have both fought so hard, you were there through my and Trevor's journey and were always so supportive. thank you. I hope when its time for Carl to leave you all, he just sleeps away, that's what happened to Trevor and it was so peaceful and lovely too in a ...
by sandraW
Mon May 22, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Grumpy's Story
Replies: 95
Views: 74197

Re: Grumpy's Story

Quickly, sorry to hear about your Dad, isn't it amazing how he hung on to see your bother, lovely that you got to see him one last time by facetime too. It will be surreal for you as you are so far away, I'm glad his passing was peaceful and I am sending you a ((HUG)) just in case you need one becau...
by sandraW
Thu May 11, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Metastatic adenocarcinoma
Replies: 19
Views: 22823

Re: Metastatic adenocarcinoma

Hi Channers, Welcome to the forum, the place no one wants to be but where you will get lots of help and support. Its great that your husband is well enough to have treatment. We have all been where you are now, worrying, needing to know what will happen, but everyone's journey with this vile disease...
by sandraW
Mon May 01, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Thoughts from the PC frontline
Replies: 187
Views: 115834

Re: Thoughts from the PC frontline

Great news W&M long may it continue love sandrax xx
by sandraW
Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Coping with loss/ Memorial
Topic: Worried about my son...
Replies: 16
Views: 20198

Re: Worried about my son...

PW, Sorry to hear about your son not being able to cope too well at the moment, My elder son is 44 and even though its just 2 years since we lost Trevor, he too isn't coping well. He has worked with his Dad in our transport business since he left school, and even though they bickered constantly he t...

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