Merry Christmas all! Enjoy the festivities! Especially enjoy those you are with, and those you love that are far! Peace to you! FF
Hallo All I have been offline for a while taking a break but I wanted to wish everyone a very HAPPY CHRISTMAS! It's a poignant time of year for us but hopefully an excess of favourite tipples.....Prosecco in my case.... and chocolate will see us through!!! Love to all. Stillhere xxxxx
Thank you Carolyn, I do hope they have some comfort over xmasxxx
did post that I was pleased you sorted your teeth...on some other thread, not sure even who I am at present!
anyway, have a great xmas and will be checking inxx
hi Nicky and also Chocolates.....be very careful with a name like that...Carolyn is quite obsessed with chokky, you might find she sneaks up and bites an ear off, just to taste!
love and hugs to all
Morning all mets ladies (including Chocolates 😊), just wanted to wish everyone a Happy Christmas and hope you all have a wonderful time with your families. Thinking, of course, of those who are no longer with us and their families.
Hello ladies. I've not been on for ages. Just taking a break. However, wanted to come on and wish you all a happy Christmas and a peaceful new year. You are always in my thoughts and I think of you all every day.
lots of love xxxx
Carolyn so happy you found a dentist who could help you! A toothache for Christmas would have been bad!
Oh gosh Carolyne, the thought of Christmas without chocolate!!
Glad you got it sorted, yes watch out for toffees.
Injections and fillings should be ok, it's extractions that are the big worry.
Hope you have a good Christmas. xx
Good evening everyone. So pleased that you found a dentist Carolyn.
Hope that you are all as ready as you need to be for Christmas.
Our son and his partner are arriving tomorrow and bringing everything they will need to do our Christmas meal, including starter, pudding and pans (he prefers his own). They live in a small one bed apartment so he's looking forward to having a larger kitchen. They insist they're doing everything including setting the table so I will have a lazy day, hubby always washes up on Christmas Day.
Looks like I will have to open the sherry at about 10.00am.
Hope you all have a good Christmas and keep as well as you can
So glad you are sorted, Carolyn - nothing worse than the prospect of not being able to eat properly at Christmas! Horror of horrors - the possibility of no chocolate!
Oh Carolyn - so sorry - it always happens at the very worst time, doesn't it! I do hope you get sorted without pain. Let us know how you got on.
Hugs, and thinking of you! Barton.x
Just saw the posts about Ellie..lost for words. I didnt realise she was so young and what an awful time of year for her and her family for this to happen. Her little boy will grow up knowing he had a wonderful, courageous and beutiful mummy, i'm sure. Thank you Carolyn for passing on our thought and prayers. God bless Ellie.xx
Thanks Carolyn, I'm sure that in the weeks to come the knowledge that Ellie was a valued forum member and her friends here are thinking of him and the family will help him a little
Thanks for doing that, Carolyn - a good idea. I know it will be of little comfort now, but, hopefully, if he looks back in the future, it will bring some comfort to know how fond of her we all were.
Hugs to all. Barton.x
We are so sad to hear about Ellie. To those who knew her well from the forum, please accept our sincere condolences and thank you Carolyn52 for reaching out to her husband.
Carolyn, Thanks for doing that! I think it was very thoughtful of you! FF
Such sad, sad news, especially in one so young. Thinking of her young family and everyone who knew her.
Oh, no! So sorry to hear about Elliexxx
Yes, thinking of Ellie now.......just before Xmas. Her little boy will have to be brave, and remember always how much his mummy loved him. She'll keep an eye on him I know.
Ellie was way to young and with a little one and so close to Christmas! Too sad, wish she could have had this Christmas with him! FF
Hallo Corey Good to hear from you, glad you've finished chemo. I think pet scans like bone scans show up abnormalities no matter what sort, then they investigate what they are, if they can! Hope you and your family have a good Christmas. B xx
Joining Carolyn in saying how sorry I am about dear Ellie. We shall really miss her. I have posted in the Dedications thread, too. She was so worried about leaving her son. Our thoughts are with her family.
Hello Corey, so glad to hear you are beginning to feel better after your FEC-T chemos. I remember how totally wiped out I was afterwards! I hope the radio treats you gently in January. So nice to hear from you!
So sad to hear about Eliie and thinking about her family.
Very sad news about Ellie, remembering her in my prayers.
Thanks Carolyn however it was help with low White Blood Cell count I was after.
Hello everyone,well its 2 weeks ago today that ive finished chemo 6 cycles of fec-t . starting to feel better and glad its finished. im having radiotherapy early january for three weeks this is to the breast and sacrum. had ct planning for this and when i saw my oncologist he said that i was still clear everywhere else. i was wondering if its unusual to only have one bone met. from the beginning my surgeon said what ever it is on my sacrum it didnt resemble cancer and it had no relation to the breast,but because it highlighted on the ct pet scan they are treating it as secondary. oncologist said they cant do a biopsy because its to dangerous (why do they biospy if it highlights?)i had a bad fall a long time ago and we were convinced that this is what it was as i fell on the bottom on my spine, can old injuries highlight. all this goes through my head anyway sorry to ramble on i hope everyone can enjoy christmas .my children are all wired to the moon and thats before theyve had chocolates. love to everyone.xx
Just want to wish everyone a happy and hopefully pain free Christmas.
Also would like some advice.Have not been too well lately with one infection after another. It was discovered that my WBC was low 0.7 so Everolimus was stopped for a week for count to improve . It went up to 1.1 and onc allowed me back on Everolimis.
Question, feeling absolutely shattered, has anyone else had this ? What can I do apart from avoiding infection ?
Finally , hope next year is a good year for all.
Hi Racer Hope you get some more definitive answers today, uncertainty is very wearing.
Have been managing to go for a few walks recently to blow the cobwebs away - feet have stopped hurting, weather not too bad. However denosumab today and storms tomorrow - less of the great outdoors for a bit.
hi Babsy, thanks for the info about Yes to Life. I will look it up but will probably be after Christmas now...it suddenly seems to be creeping up very fast.
FF....there arent any scans that pick skin mets up so its all done on clinical observation. I am due a scan early Jan which will check everything else but its just a waiting game, as usual.
was interested to read all your comments on itching as this has recently happened to me...all over. I assumed it was to do with the progression bt really dont know. i remember my mum always complained about constant itching and we gor her dermacare cream, hemp butter etc but dont think anything helped much. always worrys me when i get things she did as it was this awful disease that killed her.....still, will try to rein in my dark thoughts.
Racer, sorry to hear you are having a rbbish time. hope things are a litle more settled for you now.
Bel, welcome to 'our family'....best place for loads of support.
Catherine, sorry to hear your news but hopefully we will be able to offer help and support. I to am triple neg and have skin,pleural and bone mets so will keep an eye on your posts.
Bandit thanks for the bestbird info..will have a look at it after christmas.Glad to hear you are partying well.
Love to all. xx
Bonariensis, Lol Yes I live out in the "sticks" as they call it here! There are 3 houses at the bottom if the lane. To the left of the drive is 9 acres of woods, to the right the neighbor at the bottom has 4 acres, we have 2 acres. We don't have much area in grass. We are on the north side of the hill, so not enough sun for most plants. Plus the deer love to munch on the plants. I can't see any neighbors from my house. When we first built it and moved in I was a stay at home mom with no car! No car, no neighbors, and you can't walk anywhere you would get run over. I told hubby the trees were starting to talk. I grew up in town, with neighbors, walks, stores and street lights! It's dark here at night. I told him I needed a car that I didn't care how old just so I could get out of here sometimes! It was a big adjustment.