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  • Forum Post: Re: brain tumour

    So sorry to read this. It makes me remember my chemo experience. I stopped after only four days. I just couldn't hack it, and it took so long to get out of my system. Mine is grade 4 GBM and there is no cure for it, so the doctors understood that I didn't want to go that route. It was going to...
  • Forum Post: Can anyone offer any advice?

    Dear all, My Dad, 81 years young, was diagnosed with bladder cancer last January. He received treatement last year and was all clear for around 5 months. But 5 weeks ago the latest biopsy showed the cancer had returned as CIS. It's still non invasive and therefore BCG was the treatment offered...
  • Forum Post: Wife with brain tumour, surgery tomorrow, kids to consider - what next?

    My wife has been seriously ill for around 6 years and has had 6 operations during this time, none of which have gone particularly well and the last of which was an emergency life-saving procedure. We have two young children to care for. My wife's parents have had to move in with us during the many...
  • Forum Post: Re: Brain Tumour Grade 4 inoperable

    I am so sorry to hear about your brother. I can understand why he feels terrified but to give you hope let me tell you about my husband. He was diagnosed with exactly the same tumour (Grade IV Glioblastoma) and given a devastating prognosis - back in July 2007. So he has survived for 4.5 years. He...
  • Forum Post: Re: Recently diagnosed and operated on GBM 4 in the right parental lobe

    Hi Richard Not sure if this will help but my partner had seizures prior to being diagnosed with GBM Grade 4 in the right frontal lobe. He remembers nothing of his life before of after the seizures and only from conversations with me asking probing questions does the odd bit of memory come back and...
  • 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: 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: 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: 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 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...