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Bowie
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Re: Bad news

Postby Bowie » Fri Jul 24, 2015 6:38 pm

Dear Didge, thinking of you and your Rob, going through this most terrible of diseases. I hope he is comfortable and your Race for Life goes well, you are so strong, take care. Fiona X

Didge
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Re: Bad news

Postby Didge » Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:01 pm

Actually I realise my last post doesn't fully reflect the position as he's had a couple of quite raucous parties in his hospice room this week with friends! (there has been the odd complaint!) Even when not always able to join in the talk, he has enjoyed listening so there's life in the old dog yet. x

Sueoliver
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Re: Bad news

Postby Sueoliver » Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:11 pm

Well that made me smile Didge! I can actually imagine it!
Lots of love . Sue xxx

sandraW
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Re: Bad news

Postby sandraW » Sat Jul 25, 2015 10:10 am

Hi Didge.
Sue makes me smile too, although we didn't have the parties!!!, the weekend before Trevor died my sister and her husband visited and she said the thing she will always remember, was we were chatting and although Trevor seemed to be sleeping. he would keep putting in his bit if he didn't agree with what we were saying, or thought we had something not right, she said it always makes her smile.
Good luck in your race for life Didge, would love to sponsor you if you put up the link, won't be a lot but every little helps.
3 months yesterday since I lost Trevor (don't really like that expression seems as though I put him down somewhere and can't remember where) in one way it seems like years and in another way seems like a couple of weeks, strange thing grief !! love too you both sandrax xx

Didge
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Re: Bad news

Postby Didge » Sat Jul 25, 2015 12:41 pm

I am not sure I am allowed to put up the link because of the rules but if you ask the nurses to give me your email addresses I will gladly send the link, thanks! Just completed it x

Cathy
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Re: Bad news

Postby Cathy » Sat Jul 25, 2015 5:27 pm

Best of luck Didge with the race.

Good for you. Hope Rob is comfortable today (and still partying!).

It's still very early days for you Sandra. You are doing so well...

Much love

Cathy xx

Marieb
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Re: Bad news

Postby Marieb » Sun Jul 26, 2015 8:59 am

Hi Didge

Just wanted to to say what an amazing person you are. You have offered me support a number of times whilst you are obviously going through so much. I have no inspirational words of comfort to offer as I am so new to this but I do have recent experience of having my mum in a hospice. It's really hard but I am sure Rob gets a lot of comfort from you being by his side through it all.

Well done for completing the a race for Life, especially when you have so much to deal with.

Thinking of you both, take care Marie xxx

Didge
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Re: Bad news

Postby Didge » Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:09 am

Sadly I have to tell you that my darling Rob slipped peacefully away just after 6pm tonight. Together only two years (and only 2 months before diagnosis), to say I feel cheated of more time with this wonderful character is an understatement! Love and peace (in the words of our much loved Cestrian) to all x

sandraW
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Re: Bad news

Postby sandraW » Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:53 am

Didge, so sorry to hear your news, but so glad it was peaceful, this bloody rotten disease, cutting short your time together. I have been thinking of you both all day. I am sending you love strength and a great big cyber (((hug))) love sandrax xx

Didge
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Re: Bad news

Postby Didge » Fri Jul 31, 2015 5:44 am

Thank you Sandra, now for a different hard bit - getting used to life without him. I will miss him so much.

WilliamS
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Re: Bad news

Postby WilliamS » Fri Jul 31, 2015 7:56 am

So sorry to hear this. I only joined the forum in March but you have been a constant source of suggestions and support to me and many others despite your own difficult times. It will of course be difficult without him but treasure your memories and remember all the good times. Take care of yourself.

nikkis
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Re: Bad news

Postby nikkis » Fri Jul 31, 2015 8:17 am

Dear Didge,
I am so very sorry. You have been incredible throughout this journey. Life is so bliming unfair, but you and Rob took on this challenge head on.
I would like to say it well get easier soon, but you of all people know how hard this now is. I hope you have lots of support and love around you, you are a very special person, so I am sure you do.

Rest in peace Rob, lots of love,

Nikki

allyc1
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Re: Bad news

Postby allyc1 » Fri Jul 31, 2015 11:51 am

Hi Didge
I am so sorry to hear your news. You have both been such an inspiration on here. Our thoughts are with you x

Minstrel1
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Re: Bad news

Postby Minstrel1 » Fri Jul 31, 2015 1:15 pm

I am so sorry to hear the news. My thoughts are with you. Lisa x

PCUK Nurse Chris
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Re: Bad news

Postby PCUK Nurse Chris » Fri Jul 31, 2015 2:34 pm

Hi Didge,

I am so sorry to hear this sad news.

On behalf of everyone at Pancreatic Cancer UK I would like to offer our heartfelt condolences. You have been such an inspiration on this forum.

Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

From all the support team
Chris
Pancreatic cancer nurse specialist