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by Eileendonald
Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!
Replies: 433
Views: 169708

Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

My thoughts and prayers are with you all X going on the same journey as you ate now with my dad passing this morning, it's so so hard xxxxx
by Eileendonald
Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Our journey to date
Replies: 29
Views: 23380

Re: Our journey to date

Thank you all so much for your kind words. I have found this forum to be so comforting as I'm not one to show others how I feel. Im the one who puts a brave face on for everyone else and I have found so much need to talk on here l. This is a horrible disease and I can't believe that it is so hard to...
by Eileendonald
Sat Feb 11, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Our journey to date
Replies: 29
Views: 23380

Re: Our journey to date

Hi dad passed in the night very peacefully. 1 day short of 4 weeks from diagnosis. Thank you all for your kind thoughts and messages and my prayers are with you all xxx
by Eileendonald
Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Our journey to date
Replies: 29
Views: 23380

Re: Our journey to date

Hi sorry not been talking but it's been a stressful week. Dad has gone down really fast since last week it's quite a shock. Our lovely Macmillan nurse Sarah came today and has told us that she will be surprised if he us still here on Monday and I feel she is right. He is so unsettled and is mumbling...
by Eileendonald
Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Our journey to date
Replies: 29
Views: 23380

Re: Our journey to date

Yesterday (sunday) was a bad day dad has really gone down. Can't walk or even stand, couldn't go to the toilet and has slept all day. Doctor came to give him anti sickness injection as well as a dose of morphine as he couldn't swallow properly. He slept all day and night. Today we have had a hospita...
by Eileendonald
Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Our journey to date
Replies: 29
Views: 23380

Re: Our journey to date

Thank you all for your lovely words. It's the unknown that I don't like. I know he is ebbing away but it's not knowing how it will happen is scary. Dad has started being sick, pea green bile, and is now very weak can't even take his oral painkillers so have rang nurses to see if they can start with ...
by Eileendonald
Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Our journey to date
Replies: 29
Views: 23380

Our journey to date

Just thought I would write down about my dad's journey after reading so many of your stories. Jan 15th dad (78) took himself to the doctors as felt unwell, a cold he said but he wasn't even sniffy, doctor rang an ambulance as he was very breathless. Met him at hospital, loads of questions and tests,...
by Eileendonald
Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Our journey to date
Replies: 0
Views: 6459

Our journey to date

Just thought I would write down about my dad's journey after reading so many of your stories. Jan 15th dad (78) took himself to the doctors as felt unwell, a cold he said but he wasn't even sniffy, doctor rang an ambulance as he was very breathless. Met him at hospital, loads of questions and tests,...
by Eileendonald
Sat Feb 04, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Feel alone
Replies: 13
Views: 11917

Re: Feel alone

Thanks marmalade have just read your blog and it is so similar to dad's journey. Thank you for writing it as it's made me feel better. We had a restless night last night with dad eventually going to bed (he slept in the front room chair) at 5.30am and didn't get up til 9.30am. That was scary opening...
by Eileendonald
Fri Feb 03, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Feel alone
Replies: 13
Views: 11917

Re: Feel alone

Macmillan nurse came this afternoon and she was really lovely. She spoke to dad about how he felt and he spoke quite openly with her which is unusual for dad. She explain about his speech and his swelling in fact everything. She also broached the subject of the DNR which is now gonna be put in place...
by Eileendonald
Fri Feb 03, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Feel alone
Replies: 13
Views: 11917

Re: Feel alone

We have district nurse coming to check is sugar levels for diabetes but whenever you mention a concern they just say ring the doctor plus we never get the same one and I feel like I'm explaining hus condition e erytime they come. Macmillan nurse came last week and another one is due now but when I'v...
by Eileendonald
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Feel alone
Replies: 13
Views: 11917

Feel alone

My dad was diagnosed on 17th of Jan he has pancreatic cancer and it's spread to his liver. They told us that it's incurable and when we saw the consultant they said that he was to weak to have chemo and also they didn't like to offer it when it would only add a few weeks onto gge weeks that he has. ...

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