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  • 18 Mar 2015 - 19:51
    lɛftəʊvə's picture

    Gastro-stop seemed to work and am thinking some stomach pains are due to the normal urges and then the Zap took it out of me today and I noticed stomach was painful moreso than usual but then it was a different machine today as mine was running 30 minutes late which the bladder went uh ha here we go again.

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  • 18 Mar 2015 - 12:37
    GeeGee's picture

    I have to tell someone what is going on without causing trouble so here I am venting. Had to take Daz to the hospital due to his headaches being so bad. So glad we called the ambos when we did. Daz had what they are calling a seizure. While waiting in the que to be seen in emergency Daz became restless and needed to cover his eyes from the light, I didn't realise at first what was happening but I now know it was the start of his seinure. We had about an hours wait to be seen and when we got in Daz was confused and couldn't understand what anyone was saying to him.

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  • 18 Mar 2015 - 09:26
    lɛftəʊvə's picture

    Clenching and gut aches as I try to get out to talk to Centrelink and the need to stop the nasty diarrhoea is seriously impacting my chances of being able to do that. Problem is with public transportation and cities is the availability of the nearest toilet in times of need.

    Zap was as normal but am noticing the belly has slightly become to object and feels odd. Burning sensation during urination too. So the 2 week hassles have arrived a week early.

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  • 16 Mar 2015 - 20:30
    lɛftəʊvə's picture

    The session was on time as I squirmed trying to keep bladder from getting too full. There were a lot of newbies getting shown around and that was holding things up.

    Seems that yet again I have failed in my efforts to get a centrelink benefits and its expensive hanging on for the wait times. Now I have to hunt around Perth to try and find the nearest office which I can get to.

    Life is still a bitch nothing is simple.

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  • 16 Mar 2015 - 17:16
    Lost's picture

    where do I start? My mum has lung cancer which has spread, she's gone for 7 months so far when they said 3 would be max. Shes changed so much I can't believe it, so rude, so angry, so cynical of everything. So bossy, so controlling and manipulative, not only of me but my kids too which effects them and theyre over it. I can barely afford to live and had to ask her to contribute. $60 she said a week will keep her and all she gives me. I don't qualify for a carers allowance as she is palliative. My siblings just want her gone to a nursing home and want nothing to do with her.

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  • 14 Mar 2015 - 15:22
    lɛftəʊvə's picture

    Today spoke to Doctors and Nurses so basically stop having cereal for breakfast as it's not part of my normal diet. Back to toast.

    Radiotherapy went ok

    Decided to leave the accommodation for a break from the hospital grounds for some shopping therapy session at the large shopping mall instead. Bottles of flavors for stir fries and cheaper too. Oh and ice cream I had two plates of it chocolate ice cream and Greek yogurt, its like eating sweet and sour ice cream. hmm lunch time already ....

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  • 12 Mar 2015 - 20:55
    lɛftəʊvə's picture

    Started out ok and timed myself to get to the waiting room all primed and ready for the treatment all went ok. Wandered out to get dressed and oops hmm throw all that into the washing bin.

    Problems for this radiotherapy I had read that they start at 2 weeks not day 4. Maybe there is some other hassle causing me problems so need to go talk to Dr.

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  • 12 Mar 2015 - 08:43
    Paulpwtierney's picture

    Tuesday I went for a wisdom tooth extraction as a preventative measure. Unfortunately due to the combined stress of seeing a dentist and the unfamiliar surroundings and the C word , I had a major meltdown and the procedure was discontinued. Tooth is still in and I was sent to the psychologist who is going to teach me some breathing techniques. Plan B now seems to either be extraction under general anaesthetic or my own dentist who I am emailing the OPG. PEG is booked in for 23/3 and D Day ( treatment day ) could be any day now.

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  • 11 Mar 2015 - 18:33
    lɛftəʊvə's picture

    Not a fun day today as appointments were running 30 minutes late and I was all ready and comfortable for the appointment.

    Bladder decided stuffit when someone else said he was 30 minutes later so after the 30 plus minutes refill to get comfortable again its off to another machine to get zapped and it was a little disconcerting but I guess all went well. Half dressed and bladder said stuffit again hmm I must get that problem under control.

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  • 11 Mar 2015 - 17:49
    GeeGee's picture

    Daz is back in hospital. His headaches are getting worse and they still don't think it's caused by his cancer. He has a rapidly growing tumor deep inside his brain, how can that not be causing problems. I just don't understand. Whlie they were treating him when we first got into the hospital he became disoriented and aggressive and it ended up with 4 security guards holding him down until they got him sedated, poor thing is brused all over the place. Today when I went to see him he was still grumpy but much better than yesterday.

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