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by Jwilson
Sun Jun 16, 2013 10:48 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Pain!
Replies: 45
Views: 23086

Pain!

We have had a dreadful time over the past few days with pain. Bill was on 15 mg night and morning of OxyContin with oxynorm for breakthrough pain. Suddenly he was experiencing horrific pain at night. Had to call the out of hours to come and basically knock him out.....three times! Meds up now to 30 ...
by Jwilson
Thu Jun 13, 2013 12:35 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My Husband
Replies: 46
Views: 34749

Re: My Husband

Franks wife/ Karen? There is a quote from the Shawshank Redemption.....one of my husbands favourite movies, you get busy living or you get busy dying! My husband sounds like yours. He was working right up until the Friday before his surgery on Wed. May 15 th. flip he was as yellow as Bart Simpson wi...
by Jwilson
Thu Jun 13, 2013 12:18 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Not the best weekend!
Replies: 17
Views: 10359

Re: Not the best weekend!

The wedding....July 6th....I just want her dad to be there. Today I don't know what happened, bill was lethargic all day, then he was sick and then I panic that the pain relief has been puked up. He has taken some more stuff and I have drunk a bottle of villa Maria, my medication of choice! Isn't th...
by Jwilson
Thu Jun 13, 2013 12:07 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: my husband of 2 weeks with weeks to live
Replies: 74
Views: 52615

Re: my husband of 2 weeks with weeks to live

Mandy, oh my goodness such a traumatic time you are having! Pancreatic cancer is, I know a very very rapid and aggressive type of cancer and from what I read, most people are beyond help by the time they present to the doctor with symptoms. My husband was being treated for diabetes and it turned out...
by Jwilson
Wed Jun 12, 2013 5:04 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Not the best weekend!
Replies: 17
Views: 10359

Re: Shopping

Karen, today's purchases......another swimsuit from M and S sale plus sunglasses which are also reading glasses! I can read nothing now without 2.5 lenses! Not too bad? Didn't spend that much!
June!
by Jwilson
Wed Jun 12, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Not the best weekend!
Replies: 17
Views: 10359

Re: Not the best weekend!

I apologize its Cathy not with a K!
by Jwilson
Wed Jun 12, 2013 5:00 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Not the best weekend!
Replies: 17
Views: 10359

Re: Not the best weekend!

Hi Kathy, flip isn't this all desperate......northern Irish for going through a bad time! Our daughter is getting married on July 6 th.......I need her dad on his feet! Of course his illness is throwing a massive shadow over everything but I am trying not to let it win. I just put a positive slant o...
by Jwilson
Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Not the best weekend!
Replies: 17
Views: 10359

Re: Not the best weekend!

Hello Karen, we live in Northern Ireland and honestly have nothing but praise for the treatment and care here. Some people seem to have had to ask for drugs and are not getting much support at all. Yesterday I rang the GP first thing. Within an hour a district nurse called and took bloods from Bill....
by Jwilson
Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:12 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Not the best weekend!
Replies: 17
Views: 10359

Re: Not the best weekend!

Karen, your post about your weekend made me laugh! You sound like me, the wine and the shopping in the middle of the awfulness! What are we like. In the last month my husband,Bill was in hospital for ten days and has now been back home for two weeks. Eh.....two pairs of shoes, two dresses, a swimsui...
by Jwilson
Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:09 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Taking the plunge!
Replies: 128
Views: 52328

Re: Our story

Hi, my husband is 61. Fit, not overweight, working full time etc. In Late December he felt his mouth was dry and that he was running to the loo a little, nothing much. Feb 11 th he had blood sugars tested ....24.9 so alarm bells rang. He was then assumed to have type 2 diabetes to be treated with ta...

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