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Where did I go????

Bondgirl
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Hi Fuffs123
I live near Melton Mowbray and my breast care nurse is at the Glenfield. I found if you leave a message they should ring you back on the same day. Be a bit more pushy with your message.
Fuffs123
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Hi everyone. The sun is out in the smallest county in England, Rutland. Within 5 miles I can be in 4 other counties, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Linconshire & Cambridgeshire. Just some useless info really! Would love to be out and about but have been hit by a nasty ear infection (again). The op I was due to have to sort out the problem has been cancelles, due to my high blood pressure (don't you love the question 'any stress in your life at the moment?', lol. Just a bit! Back on the antibiotics and goodbye to any food that may dare to enter my stomach! Doz, you must have a very good GP, hold on to him or her! Hope your thyroid levels sort themselves out. My OH is on thyroxine and it took a while for them to get the levels right. He's much better now and no longer sleeps for England! Janice, thanks for your good wishes, just want to get the onc appt out the way now. Hugs to everyone xx Frankie
Doz1949
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I,m definately with you all on that one! It's very sunny here but bitterly cold! Fluffy PJ,s on.... Until I get a hot flush then the top comes off so I have to remember to put a little vest top on too....! πŸ˜€
I went to Dr,s yesterday to get results of gall bladder scan and I do have very tiny stones, not big enough to cause problems so trying Gold Coin Grass tincture (Chinese) he told me he shouldn't be suggesting homeopathic remedys but his mum tried it and it breaks stones down to grains...... Worth a try ☺️ Plus it is mixed with 100% alcohol ha ha!
He also suggested rubbing sudocrem into my scar to calm it down and the result is amazing after just 2 application! The redness has gone dramatically just need swelling to go now I,ve got 2 double chins eeeek!
He is going to wait to see if Consultant orders bloods to check my levels and will do it for me if he does,nt, feel a bit better now he confirmed most of what I,m feeling is fluctuating levels and will take time to hopefully settle? If not its thyroxin tablets... Fingers crossed!
Hope you had a good day out with your hubby Frankie and again good luck with Oncology x
Jane like you I,m itching to be able to get in the garden and have a good spring clean and plant up 😊 x
Hope your all keeping well and Littlelady is coping better bless you x
Love and hugs wrap up warmly in those wings flutterbys xxxhugxxx
Elsa
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PJ's and a glass of wine sounds a brilliant idea!!  x

 

 

JaniceRob
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Hi Doz hope you are feeling better today and not snoozing as much. Lack of thyroid will be doing it and you may find you will be on medication for life but what's a pill if it helps. Keeping everything crossed for you.xxxxx
Hi Fuffs hope you and hubby have a lovely day. What sort of business do you run? I admire you doing it at 60 but being your own boss helps xxxx
Hope everyone else is doing ok it's bloody freezing here so nice to be all cosy and P.Js on soon as I have had my dinner then maybe a glass of wine later xxxxx big hugs to all xxxxx
Fuffs123
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Thank you Elsa for your advice and support. I don't think that I'll test positive for BRCA1 or 2, as my sister and grandmother were in their 60s when diagnosed and I think it tends to hit people at a younger age. However, we are descended from Ashkenazi Jews, who came from Eastern Europe, and they are a group with a high incidence of breast cancer due to gene mutations. I don't know anything about this previously til my consultant mentioned it. Now I've researched it, i can see it's one of the markers for genetic testing. You learn something new every day! Anyway, it's my husbands birthday today so we're going to try and have a nice day and not mention the BC word once! Xx
Elsa
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Hi Fuffs welcome to this site where you will find so much support.  Like you I was diagnosed with DCIS (high grade) 3 years ago; I needed a mastectomy but didn't need chemo/rads or hormone therapy for which I'm grateful.  I've been through genetic counselling as I have a family history of breast and ovarian cancer.  I had the blood test;which was negative for BRCA 1 and 2 but my counsellor said this is all they know about at the moment and they may well find another genetic mutation in the future in relation to breast cancer.  The results of the blood test take months to come back; I was told it could take up to a year but in my case it was 5-6 months.

 

Glad you're feeling a bit happier knowing when your oncology appointment is; it's much harder waiting and wondering when things are going to happen.  You sound very busy with your business to run on top of everything else; getting a gardener in to help out sounds like a good idea to me.  Hope all goes well next week x

 

 

 

 

 

Fuffs123
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Hi Doz and Janice

Thanks so much for your kind comments. I'm normally a very lively and determined person, started my own business at 60 (mad or what!) and run it with my husband. We sold our house to finance it, even madder! He's very supportive and after 40 yrs together, we've been thro some times and survived, as you do. I am a planner and organiser though, so just 'waiting' for things to happen drives me potty! Now I have my onc appt on the 18th, I feel better, lol. The business is very busy at the moment so we're just carrying on as per usual, have some lovely customers which helps. Have only told a few and had great support. One chap sent me a little book of poems, so kind. Sending hugs to you both and all the other ladies in our club. Xx
Doz1949
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Had intended replying sooner but fell asleep...... Which is my norm at the moment think it's lack of thyroid?
Frankie your certainly not old... I was 60 when I was diagnosed, very similar to Janice in the fact it was same yr same month same diagnosis, R/T followed by Letrozole! No chemo thank goodness, that was enough for me! Facing a possible Cancer diagnosis at the moment after having my thyroid gland removed 10 days ago so pretty fed up with it all and now at 65 I just want to get on with my life and be an idiot again πŸ˜ƒ normally pretty bubbly but all this rubbish sent to try us does knock us back does,nt it!
I hope all goes well at your Oncology meeting, thankfully treatment is improving all the time so I will keep everything crossed for you and like Janice wish you well and if you want to let off a bit of excess steam, this is the place to do it xxxxhugxxx
JaniceRob
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My goodness Doz how nice getting in touch again after all the years just goes to show its a small world.
Hi Fuffs I had the same as you in November 2010 so coming up to 5 years this November and I assure you it does get easier if only life would let us get on with living again. I avoided chemo so hopefully you may too my lump was 26 mm and hopefully won't come back as had clear margins I was 63 then but do try my utmost to keep fit and well. So don't think of yourself as old, age is just a number as my daughter says.
Hopefully all will be fine keep strong and we are always here to let you blow off steam big hug Janice xxx
Fuffs123
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Hi Doz.
Had a WLE and sentinel nodes out. Nodes clear but have DCIS and invasive Grade 3 with margins clear at 1.5 mm but not 2mm. Waiting to see onc on the 18th to discuss treatment and am hoping to avoid chemo. Other fly in the ointment or should I say in the boob(!) is genetic testing, as my sister and grandmother had BC and my father died of non Hodgkins Lymphoma. I am descended from an Ashkenazi jewish family (jews who came from Eastern Europe) who have a high incidence of genetic BC mutations. May face double mx if I have this problem and I worry about my daughter too. Certainly will have rads and hormone therapy, as ER+. I'm 62 so no spring chicken! Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away, lol xx
Doz1949
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Hi Frankie 😊
What stage are you at, have you had any ops or treatment yet or are you just starting on the long and winding road? There,s a song in there somewhere ha! Xxxxx
Fuffs123
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Ah thank you DozπŸ˜„OH asked me tonight when he would get his old Frankie back (its short for Francine). I felt sad and annoyed at the same time. I do feel like a different person at the moment. Trying to keep my business running is proving rather stressful as well, knowing we need the money to live on. Thank goodness for this forum and lovely ladies like you xx
Doz1949
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Fluffs 😊 your day sounds like a typical day us Butterflies often encounter at some point or other.. Meltdown has been a regular occurrence for many of us.. Including myself on many occasions and like you mostly over something very trivial!! It's our hormones sweetie or in my case since Breast cancer! Lack of them!
I can laugh at myself afterwards but it takes a while πŸ˜ƒ
Sorry to hear you,ve had a rough time too, with your husband, it does,nt help when your trying your damnedest to get some peace of mind when your worrying about your loved ones, again some of us have been there too, so I can empathise with you!
I do hope your long wait will give you your answers and you can soldier on hopefully with good results..
Take care honey were always here love and hugs xxxhugxxx
Fuffs123
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Hi Doz.

What a lovely surprise for you, something to cheer you up when you're going thro difficult times. I too am very frustrated I can't get into the garden. I've given in and decided to get a chap in to mow the lawn and keep the garden tidy. I'm not going to be able to push a mower round this year and my OH has arthritis and had a heart attack last year to boot. Not a good time for us really. The good news is that I finally have my oncology appointment through on 18 March and my genetic counselling on 26th. Seems very strange to be looking forward to such things (!) but at least the waiting will be over. Had a major disaster today, run out of dishwasher tablets! You'd have thought the world had ended, bit of a meltdown, as I'm also battling with an ear infection and feel grotty. Feeling a bit sorry for myself today. πŸ˜‚ love to you all lovely ladies, battling on with great fortitude xx
katieb
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How lovely Doz - just what you needed to lift your spirits andcthen Dan knowing the daughter as well!
It's that little word TIME that's doing us all cos it takes so long! Enjoy your walk.
Stella xxx

Doz1949
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Morning Flutterbys
So glad to hear Phil is coming on nicely Janice it must be such a relief for you 😊
It's been a rough year all round reading some of the posts sitting here and recouperating myself which I don't do well.. Littlelady I hope the replies have helped you see through some of the fog this rotten Gremlin brings into our lives, it is as everyone says just time and not letting it bombard your head too much! X
Hi Fluffs I hope things go well for you too honey xx
Stella, Jane I hope things start to improve for you both soon and Spring will help lift the spirits, x
I am now 10 days post op and very impatient with my poor old battered body, I hav,nt been able to do much at all, I didn't realize until this just how much stress our neck takes on in just menial everyday tasks, and I,ve had to give up doing most of them for the time being! My scar is coming on nicely from the outside the Consultant has done a fantastic job of concealing it in a crease... (That comes with old age 😳) but it feels horrendous.. I started the moisturising regime with Bio oil yesterday and it feels alien! It's still numb but really lumpy and nobbly... Also found one of the internal stitches poking through so that gave me the eebi jeebies!
I have my follow up on April 7th which seems a long time to wait for biopsy results, I,m hoping I get them sooner 😞 I think it's left that long so the thyroid and calcium levels can be checked once everything has settled.. Still a rubbish time waiting though, I don't feel too brilliant as I know my calcium levels had dropped initially making my hands feet and face tingle, that's wearing off a bit but I still feel really low so I,m either going to be on meds for the rest of my natural or it will eventually stabilise? It's certainly knocked the stuffing out of me, and I will NOT be rushing back to work!
I,ve spent a fortune on unusual pots and planters for my garden while I,ve been off ready to revamp part of it, just need to be well enough to do it all 😊 and its soooooo frustrating!!! Thank god for online shopping!!
I,ve also booked my summer holiday back to Mallorca to see my friend again... I will be bankrupt at this rate! Ha ha!
Must tell you one of the nicest happenings last week.... With having no voice I,ve spent a while contacting people on facebook as I,ve not been able to chat... Last Thursday I got a friend request which gave me the biggest lift ever πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€
When I was in my 20's I met a band from Sweden and became very good pen pals with 2 of the girls.. One of them left the band and came to live in the UK.. I gave her a home for the first 6 months and we had an absolute ball, she then joined an English band and went off to America with them, we kept in touch for a couple of yrs but I married and had a family and as happens we lost touch!
This friend request was from Zanna!!!!! It turns out she came back to our Area 10 yrs ago bought a house with her 2 daughters and settled here, she now is running a music school 5 minuites from where I work 10 miles from where I live 😳 she has tried on numerous occasions to contact me but not knowing my surname hit a brick wall! Last week I sent a birthday greeting to what turns out to be a mutual friend and she contacted him to see if this Doz was her Doz and of course it was πŸ˜€ we are planning a reunion next week..... In the hope my voice has returned, I,m so over the moon I,ve got contact again!
The story does,nt end there though, we were sending each other messages on F/B and my son put a little message on saying I know her daughter Charlotte??!!!? Can you believe how small this world is and how missed opportunities arise! He,s known her for about 8 yrs and never dreamt that her mother would turn out to be one of my dearest long lost friends!
I can't wait for the 40 yr catch up! If my voice is back by then I think I may just loose it again 😊
Well the sun is out its a bit nippy but I think Ben will be happy to go for a stroll so take care everyone time to wrap up warm and get some fresh air ☺️
Love and hugs to you all, as alwayz xxxxxhugxxxxx
katieb
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Hi Jane I was worried yesterday as I'd got some fluid in my back but got worse yesterday & was very uncomfortable. But rang hosp & going up there today to have it drained off. Also haven't had much support from my other half with this op which hasn't helped. But I have to say the actual
Op went well and it's looking tons better than my original implant don't be put off.
Make the most of your two weeks off - it looks lovely but cold out there today.
Big hug to all who need one!
Stella xx

Elsa
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Hi littlelady, welcome to this site.  We all know exactly how you're feeling so feel free to let it all out.  We've all been through it and are still going through it; its a tough old journey at times but the flutterbies on here are wonderful.

 

Stella - are you ok?  You sound like you're going through a tough time after your op.  I'm half considering a recon myself but still sitting on the fence at the moment.  I have another appointment with the consultant in June to talk about it.

 

Janice - so glad to hear that Phil's wound has all but healed at last

 

I'm off work for 2 weeks so using this time to recharge my emotional batteries.  Started with some spring cleaning yesterday (cleaned the windows and the Rayburn) and did a spot of weeding and planting before the rain set in.  Today looks good weatherwise so back into the garden for some more tidying up.  My daughter wants a family party this summer so that her fiance can meet all the family so this is spurring me on to get the garden into top shape!  It also gives me an excuse to buy a few more plants!!

 

Jane x

littlelady
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sending you positive vibes for the journey ahead x
Fuffs123
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Ah, just sending virtual hugs to you all. I think I have that road ahead of me plus genetic counselling. I wonder if I will be the same person after it all? Can you be? It's a bit like letting the genie out the bottle, I think, or in my case, the gene out the bottle!!
JaniceRob
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Hi Stella sorry didn't know you had your reconstruction. Hope the bad days get fewer take care of yourself
Love and big hug xxx
katieb
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Thank you x

littlelady
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Thanks someone else had suggested the someone like me service, I think I will give them a call.
Didn't think it was possible to cry as much as I have!
Good luck with your recovery xx
katieb
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Hi little lady
We all know how you're feeling - we' ve all been there.. It does take time & you will get there probably after even more tears! I know I've shed lots!
I'm 5 weeks post op after delayed reconstruction & I've had a bad day- tears again. I hope you've got good friends around you like I have. I have used the somrone like
me service regarding my op and my volunteerwas great so that might be something
to consider. Big hug to you & keep posting.
Doz - don't go rushing back to work too soon which is something I think we all do.
Jane - hope things go well for you.
Janice - so pleased to that you and Phil are doing well.
Big hug
Stella

JaniceRob
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Hi little lady as Doz you are not alone in how you are feeling and what you are experiencing is quite normal considering what you have come through and overcome in the past year. It takes TIME and you will come out the other side eventually even though you may feel differently. Big hug xxx
Jane hope all goes well with op and that the weather behaves itself for your break. March came in like a lion so hopefully it will go out like a lamb.
Doz glad you are continuing to recover slowly and you aren't worrying too much about your next app.
Just spent weekend in Scotland with D.D and family so just chilling out now before I get started sorting the house out
. Phil much improved and wound all but healed it's certainly been a long 5 months for him poor soul.
Well love to all and stay warm it's Baltic here live and hugs Janice xxxxxx
littlelady
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Thank you so much xx

Doz1949
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Hi Littlelady
What you are experiencing is what we have all gone through bless you.. Unfortunately it does take time to get some kind of quality of life back, but be assured it does come back albeit a bit different! Sadly the meds we are all on to keep the little beggar away don't help much either πŸ˜” though again after a while and it's different in all cases our body's get used to them too, the tears and feeling lost are all really common, and I think getting it of your chest with people who do understand is your first step to getting some normality back... Just knowing it's not just you honey!
We're all always here to chat with and without that I,d have gone bananas! So your more than welcome to join the butterflies.. Some have shed the chrysalis and come out glowing a lot of us are still finding our beautiful wings!
Hope this has helped you to know what your feeling is just the rotten side effects of this dreadful mind destroying Gremlin.. And it does get better sweetie! Love and hugs xxxxhugsxxxx
June_BCC
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Hello Littlelady

 

Welcome to the forums, this must be very difficult time for you.  I’m sure other users will be along to support you soon. 

 

In the meantime, maybe you would like to talk things through with a member of our helpline staff who are there to offer practical information as well as emotional support. The free phone number is 0808 800 6000 and the lines are open Monday to Friday 9.00 to 5.00 and Saturday 10.00 to 2.00.

 

We also have a service called 'Someone Like Me', whereby you can talk to a volunteer who has been thought a similar situation to yourself, this can be via phone or email. I have attached a link in case you would like more information.  http://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/breast-cancer-services/someone-talk/someone-me-phone

 

 

Best wishes

June, moderator

littlelady
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Just gone back to work after being off for 12 months. in that time had lymph nodes removed, chemo, mastecomomy and radiotheraphy and now on Tamoixfen. I guess like others I never thought I'd get cancer. I was healthy. My god has this thing changed my life. I am so lucky I have a loving family who I adore, a great boss who is so understanding.  

 

But... I am struggling so much with being back at work, my emotions are all over the place. I have always been a happy person but I could cry about anything and am, its a nightmare.  I think throughout the whole process I have put on a brave face (for everyone else) and now I think its hit me and I really don't know what to do. I hope to have reconstruction done later this year and I guess in my head I hope that will sort everything but as I sit and type this I know its not the answer, yes it will give me back after a fashion what's missing but I think I'm placing too much pressure on the reconstruction and then if its not what I hope it will be will my disappoint be too much.

 

Thats seems such a heavy post but excuse the expression sometimes you need to just get it off your chest!

Doz1949
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Oh bless you I know how your feeling and it is all a worry but you take time off if you need too... It's debilitating when things are looming! Especially having been through what we have! Xxx
My voice still leaves a lot to be desired it just breaks all the time and is very weak 😟 can't sing can't raise it and it's soooo frustrating! I am resting as much as possible but to be honest it's knocked the stuffing out of me, i only noticed on Monday on my discharge letter that the hospital should have given me a weeks supply of strong painkillers.... They must have forgotten so I,ve managed with just the odd paracetamol which was,nt very effective 😳 I had 8 staples removed on Monday but one would not come out and when it did it started bleeding again so had to keep dressing on till yesterday, it's a relief to get it off but it's still quite sore and swollen, that... I,m told is normal! 😟 I think the tiredness is thyroid levels dropping but I don't have an app, till April 7th to see the thyroid clinic, so I won't get results of biopsy till then either 😞
It's not been a brilliant week as I hate being restricted... Feel like a caged animal! Can't see me returning to work for at least a couple of weeks!
I think the general anaesthetic took it out of me, and the trachea tube they use has bruised my windpipe and throat, still very sore and painful to swallow tho that is starting to ease a bit!
Not a happy bunny but it's done now...
Hope everyone has survived the winter with few or no problems, it's officially spring 🌹🌻🌺🌾
And the Davies Cup starts today so that,lol keep me in my chair πŸ˜‰
Love and hugs to all flutter gently xxxxhugxxxxx
Elsa
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Glad the op went well Doz - are you taking the doc's advice and resting up at home?  Has your voice come back now or does it take time?

 

I've had a difficult couple of weeks.  A few days before my appointment to discuss reconstructive surgery I found a small lump under my mx scar and as you do immediately thought the worst.  Anyway I had an appointment at the breast clinic this week and after a scan was told it was just a fatty lump...hurrah and relief!  With regards my other problem I now have to go in for a D&C as the ultrasound couldn't determine endometrial thickness and the biopsy taken was insufficient.  The op is booked for 18/03/2015.  All of this worry has left me feeling quite drained so I decided to go off sick this week.  I really want to stay off until after my op but am battling with my conscience about this but I just feel really tired and need a break.

 

My OH and I are going for a long weekend in the Peak District at the end of March so really looking forward to it; lots of walks and pub meals...can't wait.

 

Hope all flutterbies are well

 

x

Doz1949
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πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ IT went very well... Quite a long time in recovery due to breathing tubes to restrict breathing or swallowing due to op site, but apart from being a bit sore and a very er... Sexy hoarse voice I recovered so quickly once I was back in my bed 😊 so much so I begged the consultant to let me go home...... He was laughing and said that's the Morphine talking!! (I love Morphine) long and short of it is he came back to see me after I,d wolfed down sausage and mash and a litre of Manuka honey mixed with lemon and ginger that Vikki had made up for me.... And.............. Discharged me!! πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ he said it went very well and as I was aware of risks and knew what to look for he was happy for me to go home under very strict instructions to rest 😊 it took me 3 mins to bounce out of bed and pack my bag ha ha!
So I,m home and chilling... Walked into more beautiful flowers from Vikki she was an absolute rock yesterday and stayed with me nearly all day 😊
I will eventually get my voice back.... With avengence I reckon after having to rest it now!
Thankyou so much for your support and well wishes butterflies it meant a lot 😘😘😘
Love and hugs as alwayz xxxhugsxxx
JaniceRob
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Hope all went well today Doz have been thinking of you big hug xxxxxx
Doz1949
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xxxhugsxxx πŸ’–
JaniceRob
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Sending you a big hug Jane do hope app comes soon. Do let us know when your friend will be on t.v.
Doz good luck for tomorrow and make sure you REST!!! after its all over and don't go back to work to soon.
Saw a friend today and she informed us that she had breast cancer last year and coped all on her own and it was the same time her brother died so could only just give her a big hug and hold back the tears as best I could. She is so lovely and has always asked how Phil was and she would chat to him about his problems when all the time she was going it all alone. She has a sister and she was the only one who knew.
Take care everyone and get those P.Js on love and hugs Janice xxxx
June_BCC
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Dear All

 

Just sending you all a gentle reminder about our daily Live Chat service - Talk Together. This is a private chat room where you can talk to others who are also facing breast cancer in confidence. 

Talk Together takes place every weekday from 12.30 – 1.30pm and will not be moderated or accompanied by a nurse. If you would like to register or find out more information then please visit http://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/…/someone-…/talk-together. We hope that you enjoy using the service and that you find it helpful!  

 

Thank you.

June, moderator

Doz1949
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xxxhugsxxx ❀️
katieb
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Hi Doz hope all goes well tomorrow. Will also be thinking of you. Big hug xx
Stella

Doz1949
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Morning Butterflies
Hope all goes well with the D&C honey the things we have to go through πŸ˜”
Starting to feel very nervous now with my op being tomorrow eeeeeek! Though I have a very busy day ahead of me... House is a tip after working lots of extra shifts ( my choice) so that in itself will be a full day's work! Then treating myself to a hair cut and colour at 3 so best put the coffe down and get into gear!
Work and staffing is dire at the moment with 3 already on long term sick and now I,ll be off for about a month but I did my bit for them over the past couple of weeks so I can now get through this and have some me time without a guilty conscience!
Hope everyone is well and taking care of yourselves flutter gently and much love to you all xxxxhugxxxx
Elsa
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All the best for tomorrow Doz - I'll be thinking of you xx

 

I had a letter yesterday from the gynae dr to say that the biopsy sample I had taken was too small and that I've now got to go in for a D&C and my name is on the waiting list.  So far although all this is worrying; I have to say that Wrexham Hospital has been quite quick and have kept to their word with timescales.

 

I took my friend to Cardiff yesterday for her audition to get on The Chase.  They were auditioning around 50 people in groups of 10.  In her group there was a doctor, microbiologist and accountant so she thought she had no chance.  The audition lasted an hour and it was quite a grilling ending up with a mock up of the final chase.  Anyway, the questions fell right for her in the final chase and at the end she was one of 3 who got through!  She will now go to London for the real thing.  She was and is still is in a state of shock!

 

 

Fuffs123
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Thank you all. Have my appointment with the surgeon on Friday so will have a chat then. A lovely guy called Mr edited by moderator, from Poland originally but has worked at The Marsden also. Anyone else in the Leicester area know him? Gave up leaving messages for the BCN, never returned any of my calls. Disappointing as up to now NHS treatment has been amazing. Francine x

katieb
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Hi francine
I didn't have a specific BC nurse but would just ring the number & leave a message and have always had a callback. On your appt card it also gives you the number of your consultants secretary and I have alsorang them before as well. Try ringing before 9 eg 8.30ish.
Hope you're recovering well xx

Doz1949
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Hi Francine welcome to the Butterflies πŸ˜ƒ
I live in Humberside and I think from experience here you just have to keep leaving messages and hopefully they will get back to you! Not very helpful If you need to chat though, tho i,m sure if it's something general one of the girlies on here can always lend an ear and give very sound advice xxxxhugxxx
Fuffs123
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Hi Katleb

I'm a newbie and live in Uppingham and I see you are in Leicester? I had a lumpectomy and sentinel node removal a week ago at Glenfield Hospital and found them to be excellent, very caring. However, i've been trying to contact my BCN there for a few days but never get a call back. Do you have any experience of them there? Francine
Elsa
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Thanks flutterbies; will let you know as soon as I know anything.  xx

Doz1949
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Good luck for Friday Jane keeping fingers crossed! Love to everyone xxxhugxxx
JaniceRob
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Hi Jane will be thinking of you on Friday hope all turns out well xxxx
Elsa
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Scan date came through yesterday for 20th Feb so not too long to wait.  It will take another 2 weeks after that to get my results so just over 3 weeks to go until I should know a bit more.  x

 

JaniceRob
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Oh Jane how awful for you all the worry and the waiting again I hope it all turns out to be ok.
You will have to say when your friend is going to be on the telly as I watch the chase most nights
Doz hope pre op is ok and you get op on 27th think of you often.try not to get to uptight I am sure all will be fine. We have had some lovely sunshine last few days so cheers you up even though it's cold.
Take care everyone and enjoy the p.j nights love and hugs xxxxxx