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by rustie22
Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hello & Thank You
Replies: 21
Views: 18491

Re: Hello & Thank You

Well I guess this could be the last time I log on here. The past 6 weeks have been absolutely horrific. Mum was admitted into a Hospice for a break & was in there 2 weeks, when she came out I realised that her right leg was swollen - DVT diagnosed. Then she lost control of her bowels & it meant that...
by rustie22
Thu May 16, 2013 8:15 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hello & Thank You
Replies: 21
Views: 18491

Re: Hello & Thank You

Thanks JT, Mum is on Oramorph & is now preferring that to normal painkillers due to the gagging reflex she has when she tries to take tablets. She has had to have blood transfusion today as haemoglobin levels very low & was vomiting black blood which was diagnosed as an internal bleed. Its so frustr...
by rustie22
Fri May 10, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hello & Thank You
Replies: 21
Views: 18491

Update on Mum

Why does this illness hit so hard & fast? Mum so positive to start Chemo today & then, bang, she gets an infection & the hospital refuses it as she is so weak. Dad not really taking in all the details so I not sure if Ive got the whole story. No-one else to call as she has refused a Macmillan at the...
by rustie22
Thu May 02, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hello & Thank You
Replies: 21
Views: 18491

Re: Hello & Thank You

OK, so that's the Meeting out of the way. Main tumour is 8cm long with 3 secondaries in the liver. Think the Doctor was glad to get rid of me I asked so many questions. Mum been offered Gem as Chemo, wont give the Cap part as too strong for her, don't know if that's good or bad news. Creons to follo...
by rustie22
Sat Apr 27, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hello & Thank You
Replies: 21
Views: 18491

Hello & Thank You

My mum was diagnosed with PC 3 weeks ago & in that short time I have learnt so much about this horrible illness but also gained so much strength & inspiration from those that are using this site We have Mums MDT Meeting on Tuesday & all I know so far is that the tumour is in the tail, with a seconda...

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