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  • Blog Post: Debs Daily Deliberations 107

    Evening All, Rudely awakened by Ollie at 6am, stumble out of bed, where's my slippers oh yes.......Ollie took one outside while the boys were dogsitting and left it out during the rain and thunderstorm....although much less smelly it was overly wet! So throw on the bathrobe, fumble for my glasses...
  • Blog Post: Debs Daily Deliberations 108

    This day late business is becoming a habit - tut tut and eyes rolled. Sunday...a day of rest, someone puleeeeeeeeeeze tell my puppy that!!!!!! 5am, yes folks 5am - well it was the hubbies fault, he was taking a friend through karate kata's as she is travelling to Canada to compete next week and...
  • Blog Post: Debs Daily Deliberations 109

    Well, not only did I go to bed early but Ollie slept in till 6.50am, thats good right.......nope all that sleep and I felt worse, always the way! Got Lara up, made her packed lunch, got Sean up and sent them on their way at 8.30am.....Lara's first day of Summer School, Sean was back by 9.15am and...
  • Blog Post: Mum passed away

    Our fantastic mum passed away on Thursday 30th Sep it was a hard 6 month fight but mum and all of the family fought it bravely , We are all so proud of mum for how she dealt with everything that this cruel decease threw at her . We are sorry to people who had replied or commented on our post's...
  • Blog Post: Diagnosed

    Five days before my fifteenth birthday, I walked into the house that I share with my mum and my dog. To me, it was a normal day, but looking back, i should have guessed that something was wrong. My mum had called me just three hours before, and strangely, asked me why the kettle was not working. I responded...
  • Blog Post: first time here just need some help/advice :(

    Hi everyone - Im new to this site and have been reading other peoples heartwarming blogs so thought I would write my own. God knows where to start... On january 4th 2011 my dad had what we now know as a seizure, and basically frit the life out me and my mum so had to get an ambulance..he spent 10...
  • Blog Post: Two years on: from benign to malignant

    After a 2 year break from this site (but not from the Astrocytoma) I have returned. When I last posted a blog, my wife Jane (28) had just undergone radiotherapy for her Grade II Astrocytoma brain tumour. Since then, she has had chemotherapy with Temozolamide and, when that stopped working, Pro-Carbazine...
  • Blog Post: Settled

    After a very hectic few days, things have now settled in some kind of routine. JD is in bed most of the time. Sometimes we get her out of bed around mid day and she sleeps in a chair in the living room. Around 3pm, we take her back to bed. There is a lot of sleeping going on. 4 times a day nurses and...
  • Blog Post: In it for the long haul?

    JD is getting a steady stream of visitors. There are people here almost every day. It is nice, I think, for JD but it also breaks my day a bit. JD is now really speaking only a handful of words every day. If we are lucky, she might just respond a with a Yes to a few questions but that is it. I am however...
  • Blog Post: Thank you God, Thank you life

    Dear all, My name is Charne and I joined the Macmillan community a couple of months ago to look for support as a survivor and a carer. I am currently studying in Leeds university, however my home is in Switzerland. Both my partners treatment and mine took place here. As the summer holidays began...