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by Quickasyoucan
Thu Jan 26, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Grumpy's Story
Replies: 95
Views: 76032

Re: Grumpy's Story

Thanks for responding Mo. yes my eldest sister and my brother who is the youngest are in the uk. My sister lives in the same town so is on the PC coal face. Lucky dad is technology mad so I normally FaceTime him each day before and after work. It makes all the difference to see him face to face. Dad...
by Quickasyoucan
Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Grumpy's Story
Replies: 95
Views: 76032

Grumpy's Story

No not one of the 7 dwarves! My Dad, John, aka grumpy to his 7 grandkids (his choice of grandparent moniker) Just thought I'd start a thread in honour of my Dad. Dad is 83 and until a few months ago a v active go up a stepladder with a chainsaw to trim the hedges type of 83. We lost my darling Mum a...
by Quickasyoucan
Wed Jan 25, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!
Replies: 433
Views: 142950

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

Take care of yourself I am sure you are as good and competent a mother as you are a devoted daughter. The feeling of wanting it over is a normal emotion you are runnng a slow motion marathon.
by Quickasyoucan
Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!
Replies: 433
Views: 142950

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

Dandygal you don't know me but I have followed your story and my 83 year old dad has stage 4 of in uk. I am not up early I am in Australia which makes supporting dad v challenging. I just wanted to say courage mes braves to you and your dad. Dad's oncologist told him this week without a scan that he...
by Quickasyoucan
Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: New Diagnosis Limbo
Replies: 35
Views: 41187

Re: New Diagnosis Limbo

Just to echo what jeni said my dad who was diagnosed Stage 4 September last actually had a large DVT in 2014. To give the hospital their due they did ultrasound his stomach area at the time but the pc was not detectable at this stage. This obviously adds to the argument for new methods of early dete...
by Quickasyoucan
Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Thanks for sharing your experiences . . .
Replies: 759
Views: 286989

Re: Thanks for sharing your experiences . . .

Thanks for your responses. Yes it is beyond awful being so far away. Technology helps and I FaceTime dad twice a day and am coming to visit him in a few weeks. Btw I love hearing the stories about marmalade. It is the little ups in life that keep us going. Happy Friday to all from a rather sticky Au...
by Quickasyoucan
Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Thanks for sharing your experiences . . .
Replies: 759
Views: 286989

Re: Thanks for sharing your experiences . . .

Hi Justamo I have been following your and your husband's story for a while. My dad who is 83 and previously v fit was diagnosed with stage 4 of around the time of your husband. After the all too familiar diagnostic delays and a long delay to have a stent fitted he commenced gemcap just prior to Xmas...

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