Thanks Angela I will look at that one. With my chemo brain I just couldn’t face trying to sort a potted history of the last five years where I’ve learched from one hospital to another.
I’m not sure I could get husband to massage my feet as he would want me to return the favour with his bad feet! Yuk!, never liked his feet 🤣
Missy that’s great having a friend donate that to you. I think you need a TV in the bedroom and a goose down pillow. As Angela says get the occupational therapist to provide lots of free aids to help you in the house. If you are on immunotherapy there are very good things coming out of that, even cures according to the news.
as Angela says maybe HER drugs will help too.
I’m off to buy comfy shoes today. GP doesn’t know if it’s Letrozole side effect or plantar fasciitis or something but suggests comfy supportive shoes amongst other things. Something else to make me look old 😕👞👞👟
i wanted to holiday abroad this year but insurance is just too complicated as I’ve had lots of other health problems in last five years and they want details of everything 😩. So I have organised a bit of a trip for our last week holiday of the year. We are going to Windsor to see the castle etc for one night, then beautiful Bath for three nights, where I’m meeting a few chemo buddies, then on to my favourite spiritual home St Ives for three nights. Can’t wait. 😀🏰🕍🏖🚙💜
I’m a 38dd, or I was when I had two! Going to ask the plastic surgeon to reduce me down to no bigger than a C. Weirdly I kind of resent my big droopy surviving boob because I have to match up to it.
Carole, I'm with you with the big prints and long scarves -- so glad the weather is a bit cooler and I can wear nice drapey scarves or long cardies without getting boiling hot! Nobody tells you how uncomfortable a falsie is. I'm still very sore in that area (swollen glands etc due to secondaries and also inflammation from the chemo sometimes) so I can only cope with a softie. No matter how many different bras I try, I can never find anything that is comfy all day. I honestly wish I'd asked them to do a boob reduction on my good side at the same time, so I wasn't so lopsided and could just go bra-less all the time! Hey-ho.
Angela, I think we can cope with more than a few rude words after all we've been through, don't you?!! ;-)
Carole and Mishy, totally understand your feelings, I had 15 good years after my first diagnosis and all that time it was at the back of my mind somewhere that it might come back. Having said that, as time goes on you do worry about it less, and it honestly does help you to enjoy life more, because unlike most people, we genuinely understand that hey, we're not here forever, only for now!
So Carole, enjoy your celebrations, and Mishy enjoy your lovely granddaughter. How quickly a year has past, surely she was only just born a few weeks ago! Saw my six-year-old grandson last week, such a boost to the spirits getting a guided tour from him of his favourite playground, complete with descriptions of what you can do in the sandpit, the pirate ship, etc!
All the best to everyone, with and without secondaries, hang on in there and enjoy the sunshine...which we just had a very brief glimpse of here, even though it's only just stopped raining!
How are you all doing?
Did they manage to start your treatment Missa? Hope they’re getting it underway for you, goodness knows what mischief you & that wheelchair will get into if not, more smuggling! Seriously though, I hope you’re on “the road” again, need to get on with it for you.
You too, Mishy, Tatyana & Ftf, hope you’re all getting somewhere with treatments, claims etc, & good luck at EG Carole, you’ll be in good hands there, I’ll visit if you’re there longer enough!
My foot is slightly improved, but still limping, & not really doing much exercise, maybe I need to do the push through pain thing, but I won’t be able to walk the next day! that Onc from Marsden said it was nothing to do with meds, well, strange how a few of us are affected!
My son finally exchanged contracts on his new flat yesterday, & moves in in a couple of weeks on his 25th birthday, not impressed with that, but I think that’s a nice birthday present, trip to Ikea for me on Sunday.
Daughter back from girlie holiday to Majorca, had a fab time but bit low again, but she disappeared out last night quite chirpy so hopefully a date, not allowed to ask! Fingers crossed though, don’t need a 30 year old blocking the bathroom for too long.
My husband & I are off to Cornwall in a couple of weeks for a few days break, hopefully summer will return, I still have my Mum’s ashes to sort out, last year was busy!!! My Dad’s are in the Church in Tintagel, so she will be joining him. We’ll get that done soonest & hopefully then a few days of nice weather and chilling.
Work is very tiring, we’re a very busy sedation clinic & I’m doing extra days as we’re in process of training two new staff members, but stops the overthinking, just asleep on sofa by 7pm, but so’s the old man, so hey, that’s me, him & our elderly cat snoring & missing Eastenders!
Day off today & still in bed, I wake up feeling as though I’ve not been asleep, are you all still suffering with the tiredness, I did think it would start to be better by now, must get showered in a minute, going to look at this new flat and the supermarket calls, again!
Lots of love and luck
Still holding and squeezing hands together.
love Kim xxx