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  • Forum Post: Fibroadenomas and breast cancer.

    I just turned 22 on last Wednesday and I have my second check up at the hospital on Friday for a lump I've found in my breast. The doctors say it is a Fibroadenoma. My mum had breast cancer and died a month after my 15 birthday and my boyfriend's mum had it 2 years ago and was given the all...
  • Forum Post: Fibroadenoma and breast cancer.

    I just turned 22 on Wednesday and I have my second check up at the hospital on Friday for a lump I've found in my breast. The doctors say it is a Fibroadenoma. My mum had breast cancer and died a month after my 15 birthday and my boyfriend's mum had it 2 years ago and was given the all clear...
  • Blog Post: Not a Good News Im Afraid

    Not a Good News Im Afraid .... http://mystageiv.blogspot.co.uk I seem to be constantly drifting between "prison" and "freedom". I sat on the bench the other day and this picture reminded me of my life at the moment .... One side is representing freedom and the other...
  • Blog Post: Sad but Uplifting....

    Uplifting and Sad Story Only a few minutes long but well worth of watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOiZiIWQHRA Added by: http://mystageiv.blogspot.co.uk
  • Blog Post: Well worth a watch

    You should see "Dying to Live" on BBC3 iplayer. bbc.in/1obkSTB Its an incredible and heartbreaking story behind Kris's charity CoppaFeel and gives an insight of what its like living with terminal illness. http://mystageiv.blogspot.co.uk
  • Blog Post: A Little Bit of Cancer Humour in Those Dark Days ...

    A Little Bit of Cancer Humour in Those Dark Days ... Even at the most horrible times in our life we do manage to find a little things that make us smile. My friend Silvi was diagnosed with her rare blood disorder, type of a cancer. Less than 10 years ago around christmas time, she ended up...
  • Blog Post: Why Im writing this blog

    Hi My name is Dani and welcome to my blog. In 2011 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I had mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, IVF embryo preservation, genetic testing, lost count of how many needles! I had reconstructive surgery, diagnosed with Stage IV cancer in 2013 with half of the liver...
  • Forum Post: RE: Sick Pay query

    Hi George & Jackie Thank you for your reply and help on this matter, i am just battling with them all the time, and its really getting me down now. They dont have a clue at all, and like you say they dont care cause they have no need to care. Its so hard trying to educate them on what you have...
  • Forum Post: Looking to meet other 30ish women with breast cancer...

    Hi all, New to the site; I'm currently undergoing four treatments for stage four breast cancer - I'm thirty and was diagnosed in December. I have great family, friends, doctors and support, but I don't know anyone else in anything remotely like a similar experience, and it feels like time...
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  • Forum Post: How do you carry on when you've lost two of the most important people in your life?

    I lost my nanny in November, I was with her when she died, I lost my grandad five years ago, day before mine and his birthday. I helped care for them both, I was very close to them, they helped to bring me up and I used to live with them. I miss them so much, my question is, how are you supposed to...
  • Forum Post: My Mums lost her fight

    My mums just passed away and I'm struggling to come to terms with it I don't know where to turn it's like my worlds ended and that's three weeks ago she died. It's getting easier I will admit but I just need someone to talk to who has been in my situation cause none of my friends...
  • Forum Post: Re: New

    Hey hi I am also member of breastcancercare, women should take care of them self's, they should do their regular checkups.
  • Forum Post: miss my mum & dad so much pain never going away :(

    Hi all im new to this group I lost my mum in 2008 to breast cancer , and my dad to prostate cancer ... pain never goes away its true what they say the painnever goes but it does get easier to deal with , yes true somedays but sometimes i just get so angry with the world ! .. why both my parents...
  • Forum Post: Breast Cancer Help

    Hi there; My name is Jemma and I have recently lost my grandad to Lung Cancer. However, that is not the reason that I have posed on this group today. I am currently in Sixth Form and I am writing my coursework for my course Health&Social Care about Breast Cancer, and was wondering whether any...
  • Forum Post: Calling Ayrshire Supporters - The MacMillan Charity Ball & Auction

    Calling All Ayrshire Supporters! I really need your help. My name is Laura Cunningham, 21, from Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire. Before I tell you about the MacMillan Charity Ball & Auction I want to clue you up on me and why I support MacMillan. The brutal truth is... Cancer hasn't had that much...
  • Blog Post: Last chemo done and dusted! 4th April 2013

    My sixth and last FEC chemo was on the 22nd April. The side effects hit me harder again this time, but here I am nearly two weeks on and I'm slowly recovering and I am feeling better each day. The sun is shining and that always makes you feel better! The hypnotherapy sessions to tackle my needle...
  • Blog Post: 16 February 2013

    I can't believe how fast time is passing! Chemo number 4 came and went on Friday 8th Feb. My veins are not playing ball as they are painful after previous chemo's, so after two attempts a doctor was called and the canular had to go in on the inside of my arm. I'm still trying to find a local...
  • Blog Post: 22 January 2013

    FEC chemo number 3 under my belt, yay! It was touch and go as to whether I would get to the hospital last Friday after a very heavy snowfall in Cardiff. Having had my chemo delayed the week before due to my low blood count, I was determined to get my chemo! I even googled how long it would take me to...
  • Blog Post: 16th January 2013

    Where has the last few weeks gone!! Well I'm glad to report that Cinders did go to the New Years Eve ball in the end! I managed to get a last minute place on the day, so hurriedly packed my posh frock and sparkly bandana and checked in at the hotel with my six friends! I had a couple of glasses of...
  • Blog Post: 30th December, 2012, day 9 of second round of chemo and I'm feeling goooood!

    So, having dreaded being laid up in bed over Christmas, I am so glad to report that I had a great one and ate all my christmas dinner and even managed some Buck's Fizz and mojitos! Despite the disruption of flooding and bugs, all my children managed to travel to me and they wouldn't let me lift...
  • Blog Post: 21st December - week 3 and chemo number 2 under my belt, yay me!!!

    I have rested completely over the last couple of days and thankfully my blood count had gone up this morning when I had a blood test. I was so nervous about having a cannular put in, but the PICC line specialist that saw me on Monday, came and did it herself and although I found it stressful, it was...
  • Blog Post: 11th December - day 11 of 1st FEC chemo

    Well so far day 4 and 5 have been my worse days on FEC! I don't have much energy or appetite still and the ongoing insomnia leaves me very tired, but its all manageable and I do what I can each day to keep some kind of normality in my life! I had a little road trip out to Sainsbury's on Sunday...
  • Blog Post: TGIF 7th December!

    Woah, what a week this has been! Its now day 7 of FEC chemo!! Day 4 (Tuesday) of chemo was rough and day 5 (Wednesday) the worse so far! I cried and felt so angry and sorry for myself!! My appetite is zero and my mouth feels like I've drank a shed load of alcohol! Im brushing my teeth gently and...
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