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by Theresa Upton
Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 28
Views: 30930

Re: Just diagnosed

Hi, the tiredness has really got to me today and I hope tomorrow will be a better day...……...slept really well during the night and for a lot of today. My first round of chemo has been better than I thought it would be but it is most definitely has been hard and I hope I can find the strength to kee...
by Theresa Upton
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 28
Views: 30930

Re: Just diagnosed

Hi and thank you. So far everything is ok, slept yesterday for what seemed to be forever but I did manage a decent walk yesterday before falling asleep and from lunch time today I have been feeling quite well. Had a decent walk and a good meal today with my son and daughter in law and managed a bit ...
by Theresa Upton
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 28
Views: 30930

Re: Just diagnosed

Hi, starting Folfirinox tomorrow, cant say I am looking forward to it but I am determined to give it my all. I have managed to get out for a short walk most days this week so keeping as fit as I can just wish my breathing would improve, something to do with my liver pushing on my diaphragm, it does ...
by Theresa Upton
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 28
Views: 30930

Re: Just diagnosed

Thank you Desso, it really isn't all doom and gloom is it, there really is hope out there.

Theresa
by Theresa Upton
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 28
Views: 30930

Re: Just diagnosed

Oh Pat, thank you so much, your reply has really given me more hope, what a great site this is. I appreciate I have a long way to go but onwards and upwards.

Theresa
by Theresa Upton
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 28
Views: 30930

Re: Just diagnosed

Thank you toodotty. So far the attitude of the medics that I have met has been very negative, they do not appear to give a balance and I am afraid that at first I accepted what they said and gave up before I even started, however I now have the fight and am ready to push myself as far as I can go. T...
by Theresa Upton
Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 28
Views: 30930

Re: Just diagnosed

Thank you Kate for your response and believe me I am trying hard to stay positive and am doing everything I can to keep on top of the fight, like you I am looking for a few more years.

Theresa
by Theresa Upton
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 28
Views: 30930

Re: Just diagnosed

Thank you so much for your response, stories like this are really positive and really give me hope. Love and best wishes to you and your daughter and I wish her all the luck in the world. My thoughts are with you.

Theresa
by Theresa Upton
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 28
Views: 30930

Just diagnosed

Hi everyone, I have just been diagnosed with metastatic pancreatic cancer. I am 58 years of age, have always enjoyed a healthy, active life style and until the beginning of August I was still climbing hills/mountains, enjoying holidays and just keeping busy. I started to feel very tired at the begin...

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