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nikkis
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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby nikkis » Sat Aug 30, 2014 8:04 am

Hi Jayne,
Hope you managed to get some sleep last night.
Nikki

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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby Cathy » Sun Aug 31, 2014 1:12 am

Hi Jayne,

Sorry that I haven't anything any more practical to write but just wanted to say that you know you aren't alone. You have friends on this forum who know what you are going through. All thinking of you..

Cathy xx

jay
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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby jay » Tue Sep 02, 2014 6:56 am

A miracle has happened, husband phonbed in mass panic breathless wanting all his finance stuff bringing in, he was very breathless, rushed to the hospital to find him sitting up saying panic over, I was worried about my leg as they think there is a blood clot, inflammatory marker up, im sorting this out this morning,

Was told an end of life care plan was in action on Friday, told yesterday afternoon this is no longer the case his jaundice is clearing up and his biliary sepsis, The doctors and nurses are totally amazed and cant believe it. One said we don't know how this has happened, but we think its because hes fairly young and fighting so hard. I know we still have a massive mountain to climb butat the moment im no longer going to slide off the bottom of this mountain, we are pulling ourselves up by our finger nails. I truly cant believe it
love to all . xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Slewis7313
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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby Slewis7313 » Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:17 am

What a fantastic bit of news! This thing changes direction so rapidly sometimes and it is good to see this has happened in a good way for a change. Keep clawing up that mountain and I hope you reach the summit!

Steve
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jay
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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby jay » Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:08 am

Thanks Steve,They had told hubby in the morning and with all the morphine hes on he hadn't told me, so I didn't find out until 4 yesterday afternoon.
They are now wanting to put him back on oral morphine as they say his digestive system is working again ! Talk yesterday of with drawing some of the care they had promised at home but I said I would feel more happy with the original care promised on Friday, just for a few days to make sure the pain is really under control as I don't want a repeat of the pain he suffered for five weeks before drain was put in last Tuesday.
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nikkis
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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby nikkis » Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:28 am

Dear Jayne,
I opened your post with trepidation this morning, to find such great news. What an incredible man you have there. I think you are right to want the care package, you both might feel anxious when he comes home, and having people coming in initially will really help.
Take care,
Nikki

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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby wackywacky » Tue Sep 02, 2014 9:12 am

Brill news this billary sepsis is a little B as well but at least everything as clicked in and he is on mend, remembered when beloved had it, thought he was on his way out but that morning when he got up and said *im going to maw lawn* well you know how I felt , Just need to get your leg on the mend know take care x

Bowie
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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby Bowie » Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:33 am

Jayne, that's fantastic news, I'm so pleased for you. Hope you get him home soon with support the need, until you are both comfortable again. Hope your little girl is OK too.

Fiona X

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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby sandraW » Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:12 pm

What great news Jayne, I too have been looking worriedly for you post, we were out today so, so pleased too hear your news. Take care of yourselves sandrax

SusannaUK
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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby SusannaUK » Wed Sep 03, 2014 10:18 am

That's fantastic news Jayne! I'm so glad to hear this! Very pleased for you!

Take care,
Susanna x

jay
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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby jay » Thu Sep 04, 2014 8:48 am

Sorry im not on much but live at the hospital to keep an eye on his care !!!!! hES DING SO WELL, WALKING A LITTLE, BUT HAS BEEN AWAKE MOST OF THE NIGHT WITH PAIN, ORAMORPH NOT TOUCHING IT, I THINK HE NEEDS TO GO BACK ON IV PAIN RELIEF, PHOEND PALLIATIVE CARE AND LEFT A MESSAGE AND WIL PHONE THE WONDERFUL NURSES ON HERE AT TEN, SORRY IM IN CAPS AS OFF TO HOSPITAL TO HELP SHOP MY WONDERFUL HUBBY,
I HAVE ENOUGH MATERIAL FOR A PANARAMA EPISODE ON HOSPITALS, IVE SLEPT THERE FOR 5 NIGHTS!
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nikkis
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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby nikkis » Thu Sep 04, 2014 11:29 am

Hi Jayne,
So pleased to hear that he is doing so well. It does sound like he needs to be back on the syringe driver, oramorph has never touched Paul's pain, you must be so frustrated and exhausted. Have you got a hospice nearby who could take over his care? Ours have been fab at supporting us and keeping Paul out of hospital for the past year.
Take care,
Nikki

jay
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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby jay » Sat Sep 06, 2014 5:33 pm

Drain was taking off Wednesday by morning 8 hours later in pain, went in to see him Thursday morning, rolling eyes, jerking, told me it was because of the morphine, I spent the next four hours telling them the jaundice was back, they were wanting to discharge him eventually after blood tests I was right, drain bag back on hes come back, registrar (one who wanted to discharge him !)said 2 days of antibiotics, consultant said 5 days antibiotics , went in today to find out registrar has gone back to his own plan and is finishing antibiotics at the weekend, im checking with nurses tonight and will e mail his consultant in the morning for clarification as when the cxare plan has changed again !!! On the plus side he is improving and starting to eat again, hubby told registrar how little he'd eaten today, registrar replied you've eaten as much as me, in fact more, so im taking the lovely registrar two muffins tonight !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

SusannaUK
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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby SusannaUK » Wed Sep 10, 2014 9:48 am

Hi Jayne,
How is your husband? I hope he feels better. I am thinking of you a lot!
Susanna x

jay
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Re: lurking on the fringes for 10 months

Postby jay » Thu Sep 11, 2014 1:05 pm

Hes home,but not good at all, registrar said a few days or a few weeks, hes not in pain, just sleeping, eating a little, just totally heart breaking to watch, he was the spit of Gary Barlow and now looks like hes 80, I just cant believe how its happened so quickly,hes so thin, frail, cant hardly speak as his voice is so croaky,i keep going into the garden to cry,jem is seeing no more of my tears!
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