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by marie souter
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: tired
Replies: 98
Views: 40014

Re: tired

Hey guys .. thankyou for all your kind words ... Mike I have to say ... I digested what you said and I can say it took me a great deal of courage to stay through those final days ... can't compare to those soldiers but ... I wanted to run a million miles away .. and stayed ... so the only word I can...
by marie souter
Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:25 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Swollen legs and abdomen advice
Replies: 19
Views: 22448

Re: Swollen legs and abdomen advice

Hope u find out soon .. Tough times my heart goes out to you
by marie souter
Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Swollen legs and abdomen advice
Replies: 19
Views: 22448

Re: Swollen legs and abdomen advice

Hiya....my mom suffered swollen stomach ... Few reasons cud b causing it ... Partial obstruction of the bowel causing a gassy build up ... Sludge in the stents .. Ascites .... Fluid in the abdominal cavity .... Cud push a scan?
by marie souter
Mon Nov 11, 2013 5:28 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: tired
Replies: 98
Views: 40014

Re: tired

Not home yet will post in a few days but my beautiful mommy passed away Friday night 10:25pm
by marie souter
Thu Nov 07, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: tired
Replies: 98
Views: 40014

Re: tired

Oh Jules am so sad about your dad my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family ... and thankyou so much for all your kind words and support as always everyone ... time is drawing near now ... her hands and feet are swelling, she can't swallow so she can't take a drink and secretions have bu...
by marie souter
Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Waiting for Marathon news
Replies: 13
Views: 8353

Re: Waiting for Marathon news

brilliant news .. HUGE GZ .. will click on that link and donate .. so pleased for you x
by marie souter
Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:56 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: tired
Replies: 98
Views: 40014

Re: tired

On a truly crap note ... moms stomach has distended so bad she looks like shes full term pregnant .. its like a drum her poor tummy and so painful, its causing so many problems .. it looks like we are heading (if not already there) to full obstruction .. I have dismissed the notion of a partial bloc...
by marie souter
Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: tired
Replies: 98
Views: 40014

Re: tired

Oh Emma, I truly feel for you .. theres nothing worse than watching them deteriorate and feel so helpless, all we can do is be there for them, someone to talk to and jsut be there, that seems to be what my mom needs so much ... Your son sounds fab .. LOVE bear hugz ... I never underestimate the powe...
by marie souter
Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:41 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: tired
Replies: 98
Views: 40014

Re: tired

Mike,

You need to be poster guy for 'How to kick PC up the arse" .. so glad things are going so well..I can't believe you're even weaning yourself off morphine .. my eyes were out on stalks with that one .. Good call on the christmas lunch .. always a bonus ' washing up ' YEY ... hugz
by marie souter
Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:37 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: tired
Replies: 98
Views: 40014

Re: tired

Moms hanging on in there but it getting a lot weaker, it seems ages since I saw her laugh or smile, she can't watch tv for for than a few minutes and shes dozing off, she's having her ups and downs and still managing to eat and drink (albeit small amounts)...but its obvious shes not going to recover...
by marie souter
Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:29 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Anyone taken these?
Replies: 5
Views: 5156

Re: Anyone taken these?

The first time my mom was given different drugs for a different type of pain, I was kind of the same ... but buscopan along with fentanyl patches targeted different types of pain .. its amazing what drugs are out there ... the buscopan was for a colicy type pain wherein her stomach was spasming due ...
by marie souter
Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:32 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Just a hello
Replies: 24
Views: 12837

Re: Just a hello

I actually couldnt help grinning when I seen your message about your dad, hes been in my thoughts til I could get back to my puta to see how he's doing, I was so chuffed for you all ... I've had some of that uncomfortable shuffling to do myself this week so I know what you mean .. but .. they bloody...
by marie souter
Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:29 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Waiting for Marathon news
Replies: 13
Views: 8353

Re: Waiting for Marathon news

OOh fingers crossed for you xx
by marie souter
Wed Oct 30, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Just a hello
Replies: 24
Views: 12837

Re: Just a hello

Hi Thriae, This sounds terrible, I can't believe ur mom had to get your dad to the gp in that state? Doesn't your GP come out? My mom has a pattern that when shes backed up with constipation, she ends up vomiting everything up this has happened 6 times now. Is anyone giving him anything for his sick...
by marie souter
Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:39 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Starting a long long journey
Replies: 69
Views: 34358

Re: Starting a long long journey

Welcome David, Wow I love your non defeatist attitude ... I totally agree with you about the statistics .. according to statistics my mum should be gone within 3 - 6 mths without chemo .. however we're still chugging along at 8 mths and counting ... I think a lot is to be said about positive mental ...

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