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by laura
Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:24 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: An introduction
Replies: 8
Views: 5428

Re: An introduction

hi cathy, i so feel for you and your hubby, we have been there, since 2010, still going on, just a different "normal" !!, have you tried your hubby on any meal replacements/ supplements? they come in many flavours and can be prescribed. my bri used to have 2 or three a day when he wasnt` fancying fo...
by laura
Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Dad just diagnosed with pancreatic cancer 15/04/13
Replies: 15
Views: 10351

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

hello bb2, i know exactly how you are feeling, it will settle down when you have a plan in action, we all want things done yesterday, it just doesnt happen does it, my hubby was diagnosed wth stage 4, feb 2010! click on my name and you will be able to access any posts i have made, [ the same applies...
by laura
Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:01 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: app
Replies: 3
Views: 5369

Re: app

hi all, sorry just realised i should not have posted on this forum, oooops!!!! wont do it again, but mean every word i wrote to you linda, laura xxx, oh, our friend whos had bladder cancer, and bowel with a colostomy , has had 3 differant ops for removals of "spots" from his liver,so dont give up eh...
by laura
Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:36 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: app
Replies: 3
Views: 5369

Re: app

hi linda, glad you have got the appointment you wanted, go with an open mind, one door shuts and another one usually opens. sorry about your job, perhaps blessing in disguise, will allow you to concentrate on being as well as possible wont it? moneys not everything but so damned useful!!!, can you/ ...
by laura
Thu Apr 18, 2013 10:42 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: bri's progress
Replies: 93
Views: 59102

Re: bri's progress

hello sammy-lou, so very sorry to read of annes passing, i cannot imagine how you are all feeling, but feel sure that all the strength and support you gave to your hubby and to anne will also now help you through this very differently sad time, i really hope you will soon find some peace and comfort...
by laura
Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:45 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Newbie, advice and support please?
Replies: 109
Views: 49547

Re: Newbie, advice and support please?

dear sammy, my thoughts and love are with you, i really hope anne is peaceful, for all your sakes. love laura xxxx
by laura
Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Poorly dad
Replies: 31
Views: 17007

Re: Poorly dad

dear jacqui, have been reading posts, but not posting, but your last post really got to me, i am really so very sorry about all the trauma your much loved dad and you have been through, i am sending much love and strength to you. laura xxx
by laura
Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: bri's progress
Replies: 93
Views: 59102

Re: bri's progress

hello to everyone, sorry for being absent for a while, just not coping very well at times, should be buzzing really, my "get up and go, seems to have got up and gone" However, we saw our oncologist on thurs 7th and all is well, no change to scan and he said nodules been there some months, just the w...
by laura
Wed Feb 06, 2013 10:49 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Dad has been admitted to hospital
Replies: 28
Views: 14587

Re: Dad has been admitted to hospital

hi morwenna, sorry dads still not back on form, as deb says hes sure to feel loads better when back on his own territory, shame he didnt want you to visit, when you so badly needed to. parents eh!! not much between us and kids sometimes lol we are at hosp tomorrow for bri's results, shame cud have l...
by laura
Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Newbie, advice and support please?
Replies: 109
Views: 49547

Re: Newbie, advice and support please?

hello sam, just to let you know i am thinking about you all, wishing peace and love to anne and love and strength to you and yours, look after yourself eh! love laura xxx
by laura
Sun Feb 03, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Dad has been admitted to hospital
Replies: 28
Views: 14587

Re: Dad has been admitted to hospital

hi morwenna, so sorry to read the news on your dad, i cant help much about your questions, but i know that some people, some times, do get infections, particularly high temps after chemo, this could simply be a blip, and am sure you agree, dad is in the best place? i am sure he will get good attenti...
by laura
Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:51 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Newbie, advice and support please?
Replies: 109
Views: 49547

Re: Newbie, advice and support please?

oh dear sammy,you have had an awful time, havent you, your precious mil, needs you as does your hubby and daughter, i totally understand the feelings you have about wanting to do the right things, but feel your in a spin. so glad that the hospice seems a blessing, i am sure that you will all be care...
by laura
Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:16 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: REAL LIFE STORIES
Replies: 5
Views: 4957

Re: REAL LIFE STORIES

hi there, and welcome to your new friends and support system, i endorse everything debs has said, do write down your questions, worries etc and take the notebook with you, write down the answers, so hard to remember exactly what you have been told, things will start moving im sure. but does take a w...
by laura
Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:35 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: devastated mother in law diagnosed yesterday.
Replies: 6
Views: 4817

Re: devastated mother in law diagnosed yesterday.

hi there lisa, welcome to our support group, Yes diagnosis, when totally out of the blue, is devastating, it is normal, to think the absolute worst case scenario!!. Please try and be positive cos will keep you all and mum more upbeat, giving up already will make you all worse. Seems impossible right...
by laura
Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Husband newly diagnosed
Replies: 22
Views: 12562

Re: Husband newly diagnosed

hello bibs, so sorry to read your latest post, unfortunately most, if not all, sufferers of p.c. are diagnosed as terminal, awful words to hear, it was put to us slightly differantly, " i cannot cure you, but can offer treatment and see what happens" we to were told 6 months ish! but they can never ...

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