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  • 24 Mar 2015 - 10:17
    Sandeep Jadeja's picture

    i have total thyroidectomy done 3month next month I am going for radioiodine therapy.
    any one who is in the same boat?

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  • 23 Mar 2015 - 22:26
    lɛftəʊvə's picture

    Another horrid start to the day and it seems to drag on now. I am eating more making an attempt to sit down away from the single room environment read a newspaper or sit in the sunlight. I leave my door open in case some one wants to talk about their problems or their partners.

    Zap went ok and the nurses are good if not a little cheeky but they see a lot worse patients than me. Am not sure if I am sticking to the drinking rules but I know I drink the amount they ask me to.

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  • 21 Mar 2015 - 15:45
    lɛftəʊvə's picture

    Well usual start to the day with upset stomach so 3 hours to settle that down.

    Zap went ok but I seem to have an urge to itch or wriggle slightly but I realize that the Prostate is only the size of a walnut so just have to lay still and just quietly count how long each zap takes at each of the seven angles

    Doctor said to go back to medicine to control the bowel, the other problem needs real drugs and it surprised me the price difference between chemists.

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  • 20 Mar 2015 - 10:41
    GeeGee's picture

    I am hoping someone can clarify what palative care is. My partner, Daz and his family are against them due to things that happened to family members in the past. They think palliative care will lock Daz away and he will die within a week of them taking over. I don't agree, I have never heard of this sort of thing happening and when I said so I was knocked down with story's of them locking his auntie and uncle away. I always thought palative care was done by the hospital. Why are Daz and his family so against their help.

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  • 19 Mar 2015 - 22:25
    lɛftəʊvə's picture

    Gastro-stop and now Ural, what next to start getting upset with the Radiotherapy. I have 28 more zaps to go and am hoping things will calm down soon. Managing to do some cooking a bit more than toasted sandwiches with a stir fry today to get some vegetables for once.

    New Neighbor says he is seriously considering Cyberknife for his Prostate Cancer.

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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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