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  1. Thread: Hello

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    Hi, some excellent replies. I like others think...

    Hi, some excellent replies. I like others think just be there for her! Take it in turns so she has some time with all the family! My thoughts are with you!
  2. Alizon, Your situation sounds very like my...

    Alizon,

    Your situation sounds very like my moms, she had three courses of chemo, after the first lost her womb and ovaries, after the second lost half her diaphragm, ended up running right through...
  3. Hi there Irish, Being Irish also and being my...

    Hi there Irish,

    Being Irish also and being my moms full time carer meant that I had to talk to a lot of Doctors over a long period of time. I soon became aware that the best person to talk to if...
  4. That is an awful situation to be in but all I can...

    That is an awful situation to be in but all I can say is that little man by all accounts has had little or no father figure for the previous five years. The fact that you are moving back to help...
  5. Good Luck BJF!!!

    Good Luck BJF!!!
  6. Yeah 'Sad' My mom after fighting it for years was...

    Yeah 'Sad' My mom after fighting it for years was offered more chemo and said the same thing...she didn't have the fight left in her...she was given three months in the september, she went the march...
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    I tried to get my mom to try everything under the...

    I tried to get my mom to try everything under the sun as a means to curing her cancer...if anything I think one of them ( a calcium tablet ) promised her a cure and the only thing it did was cause...
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    I'm sorry you didn't feel you got the help you...

    I'm sorry you didn't feel you got the help you wanted! If you want to email me at a later date feel free!
    Joy
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    I agree with Sarah, a second ear not only hears...

    I agree with Sarah, a second ear not only hears things that one might miss but is also a massive support for any patient. If you have questions write them down and bring them to your appointment...
  10. This Thread reminds me so much of how I felt at...

    This Thread reminds me so much of how I felt at times when my mom was sick...I felt the anger you feel at the whole world...This place is exactly the place to vent and keep sane I am only sorry I...
  11. I totally agree with kermica, if your dad appears...

    I totally agree with kermica, if your dad appears yellow then he sounds Jaundiced and needs to be seen soon. If your dad is not fighting for himself you have to fight for him..I was sick and tired...
  12. You are a great friend, you have really made me...

    You are a great friend, you have really made me smile today...Friendships are so important at this time and you are an inspiration!
  13. I really feel for you, this situation is...

    I really feel for you, this situation is awful..but what's really best is what she thinks is best for her..if she only has three months why not give her a little time to not dwell on the harsh...
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    My mom did this towards the end. She kept seeing...

    My mom did this towards the end. She kept seeing a little girl in white who was dressed as she said in old style clothing. My sister was terrified of this at the time..she was young but my mother...
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    Your post made me feel quite sad.. My mom often...

    Your post made me feel quite sad.. My mom often felt the same way. I have to wonder was my mam doing all the planning to comfort us or her! Keep fighting, its the only way..My thoughts are with you.
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    Hi there, I had the same problem with my mom....I...

    Hi there, I had the same problem with my mom....I caused ructions..Im not sure what the policies are in your country but you should check out the blog I did on my experience of this... ...
  17. Thanks so much, am new to all this, forums and...

    Thanks so much, am new to all this, forums and blogging and what not but am happy to assist anyone...you can pass my email on to any caregivers who need a chat!
  18. feeling alone while supporting your mom

    Hi there,

    Times can get really tough. Even when it seems people are around a carer or caregiver can feel alone..I sometimes was sourounded by people but felt really alone sometimes. Feel free...
  19. My mother died of cancer in 2003. I was her...

    My mother died of cancer in 2003. I was her primary carer. Finding out someone is terminal is probably the most awful thing someone will ever deal with but you must always remember that it may be a...
  20. I would like to support carers / caregivers

    Hi, new to this...I was my mothers primary carer. I would like to be of support to any young carers out there if they are looking for it.
    I'm not a professional but I did deal with it for three...
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