So is it the Spinnaker Tower Cafe on 2nd May or do people prefer somewhere else?
hello all thanks for your messages sorry I haven't been in touch this site never notifies me when there are any replies. I may possibly be able to come on the 2nd of May but my daughter usually has Wednesday afternoons off nowso i like to pick her up if i can. I am doing ok thanks the eribulin is not too bad im just very tired also had a quick hospital admission at the beginning of this week had a scan to rule out cord compression. Hope you had a lovely birthday dragoncarine and the others of you ok what with big operations and little babies!! in terms of next time I will be free after the 2nd of June and Mondays and Fridays are good to meet when I have treatment two out of three weeks it is Tuesday and Thursday I'm at the hospital. here's to feeling good and more energy xxx
Sorry I can’t join you this time ladies. I’m doing very well with my recovery and saw the surgeon for a follow up appointment yesterday when he said he was very pleased with my pregress. I go back in 2 weeks for a further follow up and hopefully will be driving soon after. It’s a big op, far bigger than I thought so the fact I feel much more like ‘me’ now is good!
Have a fabulous birthday Julia 🍾🎂🎉 and everyone else enjoy you tea and cake when you meet up in May.
i can do 2nd May 1.30. I’ve not heard from Pippy I hope she is ok. Hope your birthday was a fabulous one Carine. Mine is this Thursday and I’m sooo happy to be another year older bring on the cake 🍰 🎂 I say 😃. Congrats on the new baby Helen a busy time for you all. Hoping you’re continuing to do well Nicky and we’ll catch up when you are well recuperated in a few weeks.
Will check back to see if we can all do 2nd. Hopefully Pippy will be along shortly.
love to all
wishing you a speedy recovery Nicky, hope all is going well. Hope your birthday is fab Carine and much celebrating done.
For our meet ups I can’t do April but I can do 2nd May and then I’m off to Scotland for two weeks, so i could do 25th May, 30th and 31st.
Hope everyone is keeping well.
love to all
Is anyone free for an April meeting and where?
Place: happy to go anywhere
possible April date: I could do Wed 25th - other than that it would have to be May
possible May dates: Wed 2nd May, Fri 11th May, Wed 23rd May
What does everyone else think?
Enjoy your celebration, I won’t be able to make it as I had my liver resection last week and will be in recovery mode for some time. I hope you and everyone who joins you has a great time, raise a glass for me 🥂
To all other Hants ladies please organise another meet up between yourselves. I will not be able to get to any locations for at least another few weeks due to my operation and not being able to drive afterwards, or have the energy for that matter. Will miss not meeting up but would hope to be able to get to the one after.
I'm having a birthday (49) + anniversary of secondary diagnosis (1) celebration of being alive. Going out for meal at a local pub on saturday 21st April. More details via PM if anyone would like to join me.
Hiya, can't make it today. Hope you have a good time and will hope to join next time xxx
Hello everyone, will hope to come on Wednesday but I have got to stay in for an important delivery... And won't know the window until the night before. Bit fed up cos I have to start a different chemo on Thursday.
Hope to see you all xx
just back from the wonderful PB. Looking forward to seeing those that can make it on 21st.
Yes, I’ll be there at 1.30, cafe at the bottom of The Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth if there are any other ladies who want to join us who don’t know where we have met before. Looking forward to seeing everyone that can make it and fingers crossed the weather stays clear.
Don't think I can make it for 1:30, I may be a little later than that - hopefully be there by 2ish
Hi lovely ladies
Wed 21st March is fine for me too - 1.30pm, usual place? My daughter's due date is 27th so hope to come along next Wed but if I'm not there you know why!
Celebrating sounds good Carine & NIcky - I have a significant birthday on the 2nd April we can throw in the mix!!
Enjoy the Approach at PB Julia.
Love Helen xx
looks like 21st March is looking good. Hopefully Helen and Pippy will be along shortly with their dates.
im off to a Penny Brohn again tomorrow. I’ll check in again to see if we have a set date when I get back.
love to all
What a great idea dragoncarrine, I'll celebrate with you as it's 10 years since my bone mets diagnosis - on April Fools' Day of all days - the worst joke I ever heard!!
I can do 21st March (plus most other dates but just saying the ones that others have said they can do) and at the moment the other dates in April except for 12th. Obviously if you're off for the school/college holidays it makes sense to fit in with you, and anyone else who needs to take time off or re-arrange their hours.
Also happy to travel to Portsmouth, it's much easier once the days get a bit longer, or Winchester but that's quite a drag for most of you as the majority seem to be coast based now.
Will check out the thread again for more info about where and when. Thanks for organising, it takes the pressure of me to do it and in fact there's no reason we can't take it in turn.
a great reason to celebrate always Carine 👏 I agree. Dates I can make in March are 20th, 21st, 28th. April I can do quite a few dates so I’m sure I can fit in with whatever is agreed on.
Hope all is week with you all and treatments are going well with good results.
love to all
When (& where) shall we have next meeting? Wednesay 21st March would be ideal for me.
March dates that I can make are: 13th to 15th; 21st, 22nd, 26th to 29th
April dates that I can make are: 5th to 13th; 17th to 30th.
Subject to change as I wait for appointments to come through.
It's coming up to a year since my diagnosis so I thought I might have a little celebration of still being alive in April if anyone would like to join me in that.
Location - anywhere works fine for me as long as I can park the bike.
so lovely to see you all last week. Judy I hope you’ve got a treatment plan now and Carine I hope your scan results were good and you enjoy Penny Brohn. Good luck for your scan next week Helen, hopefully get my results next week.
Love to all wishing all well with treatments
see you later today. Hopefully i’ll be there about 1.45
safe journies ladies.
Ladies, was planning to come along, but not getting much sleep now due to a uti and Cipro...blast it, so maybe next time....unless you all happen to be up and around Gatwick? Lol
Nicky, sounds like an excellent plan to go to Europe, I am kinda stuck at the end of a drip three weeks out of 4 and prob should have done that myselfxx
have a great time
I have looked up the trains etc, hopefully I will be well enough, I’ve been feeling a little odd since the Taxol, and have another tomorrow......could you just check the website the night before in case I’m not feeling well?
dont want you all worrying about where I am...will post which train I’m planning to go on, after the weekend.
We mentioned last time that it might have been helpful to have some sort of sign so people can recognise us. I have a very small pin badge on my leather waistcoat but it's not very visible - maybe others have an idea? I've booked my time off, so will be leaving Romsey at 12:30ish - should get to Portsmouth by 1:30 if not earlier. I'm easy to recognise as I'm the one in the biker gear :-)
It looks like Tuesday 6th is the best date for everyone. Unfortunately I now won’t be able to make it as OH and I have decided to take a short break before I get involved with treatment changes. We had already booked a one night stay in the UK on the Monday but have decided to cancel that and go away for a few more days in Europe. All of this has only come about over the weekend so I’ve not been holding back, I was just waiting for more confirmations about who could or could not make it before posting. I don’t see there’s any reason to change the meet up date so although I will miss seeing everyone I can catch up next time.
Moijan, sorry if you’re making a big effort to get there, I know it will be quite a long travel time, so I’m extra sorry I won’t be there. Hopefully one of the ladies who will be able to get there for 1.30 will be able to look out for you.
Enjoy the afternoon and hope the weather is kind to you all.
Good luck for your scan Dragoncarine on 29th. I have my scan this Sunday 28th!
Hi Nicky, and Helen, I’d love to come if I can, have always wanted to meet you all
let me know
Thank you - I'll make sure I've got everything well in advance and take tuesday afternoon off then. :-)
At the moment it looks like we’re leaning towards Tuesday. If anyone else who is interested in joining us would like to say which day is best I will confirm it early next week. Just thinking of Dragoncarrine who may have to take time off work to get there on Tuesday and giving her enough time to organise it.
Have a good weekend all if I’m not on here before then.
The Tuesday is the day I can do. Hope you loved Iceland Nicky. And hopefully will see you all soon.
Love to all
I can do either Tuesday or Wednesday (but prefer the Wednesday if choice is equal between the two).
Another one back from Iceland - and getting my head around these dates!
It seems that none of us can make one particular day in that week (w/b 5th Feb)
I now can't do the Monday or Thursday (and, as said, would rather not do the Friday).
It therefore looks like it is down to the Tuesday or the Wednesday.
If we can all say which day out of those two we can do (even if you have already said, just so it is a quick count rather than a checking back) and we will go with the majority as thats the only fair way to choose I think - and I'm not going to make the decision!! If there is no majority we'll go back to the drawing board or I'll take a blind guess between the two.
I can do both btw.