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by laura
Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:33 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: bri's progress
Replies: 93
Views: 59131

Re: bri's progress

hi all, we went for our oncology appointment last week, and they are really pleased with how brian is, his weight is maintained [ still using lots of creon!]. our consultant doesnt want too see us for 6 months, have stopped scanning regularly now, they are going more by how bri looks and feels, we w...
by laura
Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:52 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 6
Views: 6296

Re: New to the forum

good luck ryan, even, and hopefully, if its not pc, always best to get things checked out, you will get loads of support on here, i hope you have a good team behind you, we , my husband , has been very well cared for, nearly 4 yrs now, click on my name if you would like a little more info, all the v...
by laura
Wed Nov 06, 2013 1:55 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: tired
Replies: 98
Views: 38891

Re: tired

marie, i am thinking of you, and sending love and strength to you, you are doing a great job as a daughter and carer, the way you are you will have no regrets and plenty of memories of happier times.
with love laura xxx
by laura
Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:21 pm
Forum: News archive
Topic: Interested in a West Midlands Support Group?
Replies: 3
Views: 12346

Re: Interested in a West Midlands Support Group?

hello deb, havent seen any posts on here for such a long time, tho i too have not been up to doing any posting, for which i feel so guilty!!! is it silly to ask how you are doing? really have thought about you so many times, have you been to cornwall recently? my love to you and hope your daughter i...
by laura
Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Very down and despondent.
Replies: 3
Views: 3442

Re: Very down and despondent.

Hi lindah, just poppod in to see who was on line and see how you folks were doing, so very sorry to read that you are battling against another problem. I wish you lots of strength and send you lots of postive thoughts , and my love, laura xx Sorry if i hijacked this thread a bit, but wanted to send ...
by laura
Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:50 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Our hero lost the battle
Replies: 55
Views: 21808

Re: Our hero lost the battle

hello karen, only just logged on have been away for a while, sorry message a bit late, so sad to read your post honey, my condolences and best wishes to you all, love laura xx
by laura
Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:19 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Thanx Very Much Coronation Street ....
Replies: 44
Views: 22658

Re: Thanx Very Much Coronation Street ....

hi marie, and steve and anyone else, i dont know how your mum is or if advanced/spread, my h7bby bri, diagnosed feb 2010 stage 4, 6 mths ish was muted, 19 months chemo, tumour still there, smaller, no spread, still enjoying life, NO ONE canbe certain of time spans, can only go on averages, bri cant ...
by laura
Mon Sep 16, 2013 1:16 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My husbands pancreatic cancer situation
Replies: 67
Views: 66909

Re: My husbands pancreatic cancer situation

hi there sooty,, really nice to hear from you, i too look in occassionally, dont post too often find it difficult, so much sadness, bri is doing real well still, diabetes is back and on insulin, but is controlled ok. you had such a difficult, short time, , no wonder you still feel all over the place...
by laura
Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:29 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: My beautiful mum - a timeline
Replies: 6
Views: 11217

Re: My beautiful mum - a timeline

hello dawn, i dont think we have ever "talked"? i havent been on here, posting, for some time, popped in tonight and your lovely tribute to your mum, really touched me, i am also so very sorry for your loss xxx i first joined here in july 2010 [ i think], my hubby bri diagnosed feb 2010, wont run th...
by laura
Wed Jun 05, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Diabetes
Replies: 15
Views: 8233

Re: Diabetes

hi everyone---diabetes!!!! thought some might find this reassuring, bri's diabetes has reared its head, this was one of the main symptoms at 20 plus plus! together with really bad jaundice, all at diagnosis in feb 2010, much better after stent and attemted whipple, when rearrangement of his innerds ...
by laura
Fri May 31, 2013 9:57 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: I'm basking in the news for now
Replies: 10
Views: 7986

Re: I'm basking in the news for now

absolutely brill, so happy for you, bri had reduction after first scan and smaller one after 2nd, hes still doing really well, so hope you follow in his footsteps, onwards and upwards. love and hugs laura xx
by laura
Sun May 19, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: bri's progress
Replies: 93
Views: 59131

Re: bri's progress

deb, thanks for your post, lovely to hear from you :D , so good you were pleased with your visit to cornwall, and great your daughter was with you, and you had some nice "experiences". we have to take whatever comfort is offered, dont we?. of course i would be delighted to meet up with you, on a fut...
by laura
Mon May 13, 2013 12:20 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: bri's progress
Replies: 93
Views: 59131

Re: bri's progress

hi everyone, deb so lovely to hear from you, thanks, so understand how you feel sometimes about just not being able to post, my reasons obviously so differant to yours, mine are visions of my son at the end, so very difficult to erase those darned images. on a lighter note, and apologies to others o...
by laura
Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Folfirinox started on Wednesday and other stuff
Replies: 241
Views: 98469

Re: Folfirinox started on Wednesday and other stuff

hi, bri had domperidone 10mg, was never actually sick, we then continued to use it as preventative, 2 tabs b4 food 3 or 4 times a day, our oncology team and our gp were happy for us to do that, he also found smell of fodd difficult, his choice of foods changed drastically, he did use meal replacemen...
by laura
Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Dad just diagnosed with pancreatic cancer 15/04/13
Replies: 15
Views: 10356

Re: Dad just diagnosed with pancreatic cancer 15/04/13

hi there bb82, this is the chemo regime my hubby bri had, he had 19 months consecutive treatments, 3 weeks on 1 week off, he coped very very well, read some of my posts, many people on here have had same treatment, i know people vary how they respond, but i beleive generally its one that is well tol...

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