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  • 17 Mar 2011 - 23:13
    Allicat's picture

    I finished chemo 3 weeks ago. When I started 4 months seemed like forever but now it is over. I am relieved but not as relieved as I thought I would be. I guess that is because I still have some side effects and also I am going to have a mastectomy in the next few weeks so now I am starting to worry about that. I had put off thinking about that until chemo was done.

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  • 9 Mar 2011 - 10:35
    Teacher Mum's picture

    Well folks its been a while since I have been on here and I am in the fortunate postion (at the moment)to have completed a year in remission from my gynae cancer and although the slog is a little tough at times and the 'cure date' is not for another 9 years.

    Nevertheless, I am still counting my blessings every single day and you are never too far away from my thoughts. Cancer is a lifelong club I think, once you join, you never leave and the people you meet will always touch your soul in ways you never imagined, leaving you all the more richer for it.

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  • 8 Mar 2011 - 15:16
    diannep52's picture

    Hi All,

    I seem to have some sort of problem with the site. I am being notified by email that there has been a response to a post, but I go looking for it, there is no new response showing. Dont know how this can be, when I have the msg in an email?????

    My apologies to Ally3 and Prayingtobeanswered. I have tried to respond to you both, but just cant do it!!! I will tack my responses onto the bottom of what I have showing as the last post, hopefully it will make sense at your end.

    Lets give a go anyway - sorry in advance if it doesnt work!

    Di Smile

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  • 8 Mar 2011 - 13:44
    maddie86's picture

    hi all just wondering if anybody else has experienced really sore aching feet? my boyfriends just finishd radiotherapy and chemo..

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  • 2 Mar 2011 - 10:44
    Catherine Keil's picture

    Helloooooo, To all us individuals out there, with our individual treatment raceme....Yepo! Been there, Done that and still doing it ! On HERCEPTIN, Targeted therapy till July 2011. Currently 2 weeks post-Opp 2nd Mastectomy, prophyelactic. Easier said that done, that to be strong, as we all hear all the time !!! But in the words of, Mary Anne Radmacher from the HER2 team..." Courage dosent always roar, sometimes courage is the little voice in us at the end of the day say, Ill try again tomorrow "...........

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  • 21 Feb 2011 - 12:56
    PrayingToBeAnswered's picture

    Reposting my story

    From the 17/2

    Really not sure how to feel. Dad was supposedly cleared of cancer couple of weeks ago and now its back and taken over his whole body I hate this he never drank or smoked or anything. He doesn't want to see me hes been in hospital for a few weeks now Mum says his body has swallen up and hes lost control of his bodily functions. He doesnt want me to see him like that and he is still in shock with his current diagnosis which basically is you can try chemo again but your not going to make it.

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  • 20 Feb 2011 - 20:34
    david71's picture

    i had testicular cancer twice and i beat it but now 6 years later my feet are killing me the pain is shooting any tips

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  • 20 Feb 2011 - 20:24
    purpleangels's picture

    So- My darling husband has been in bed for 10 days out of the last 12. My two children have been yelled at for being too noisy, not going to sleep, not staying in their beds, at least daily......what do I tell them?
    They are aware that Dad is crook- they are 5 and 3. But it is not fair for him to yell- they don't understand.....
    They are engaging in what I assume is normal behaviour- fighting with each other, arguing over toys, television programs, where to sit at the dinner table.....but to a sick man in bed, it seems like it is WW3.

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  • 17 Feb 2011 - 07:52
    harker's picture

    "Didion began writing The Year of Magical Thinking on October 4, 2004, and finished 88 days later on New Year's Eve. She went on a book tour following the release of this memoir, doing many readings and interviews to promote it. She has said that she found the process very "therapeutic" during her period of mourning."

    I just finished reading the above book by Joan Didion. Her husband died very suddenly and she wrote about the first year without him. I googled her name and this came up in the Wikipedia entry.

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  • Sad
    9 Feb 2011 - 21:18
    daughter72's picture

    Mum passed away peacefully at home on 28/1/11 at 10.45pm after a very brave battle with cancer, I miss her so so much, she just turned 60 on the 15/1/11 that was her final goal, the first being there for the birth of my daughter Milla on the 18/11/10 and then christmas. We were all there by her side, spiritus care were so wonderful, supplying a hospital bed and being there everyday so she could be as comfortable as possible as her last wish was to die at home.

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