• Home
  • > Community home

Browse By Tags

Tagged Content List
  • Forum Post: My thoughts

    Hi i'm 27 and my darling Dad 52, was diagnosed with cancer of the stomach exactly 12 months ago yesterday, a battle of which he was winning (up until 2 weeks ago) treatment had stopped, he had booked to go back to work and bam out of no where we're told it has spread, is more aggressive...
  • Forum Post: He won't tell me he has cancer

    My Dad's cancer has come back. He was first diagnosed in 2007 where he had his kidney removed as it was covered in tumours. The cancer returned a year later when it had spread to his lung. He had the tumor in his lung removed. He never told me or my siblings it was cancer, my Mum told us. ...
  • Forum Post: Lost my Dad at 20

    Hi everybody. I posted a month ago about my Dad being seriously ill, and unfortunately he passed on the 27th January. I saw him afterwards and said goodbye and his funeral was last week. I felt numb for the first few weeks but I rarely felt BAD. Somehow I feel okay... but I feel slightly guilty for feeling...
  • Forum Post: My first post

    Hello everyone, I'm 20 now and my Dad was diagnosed with prostate cancer about 8 or 9 years ago. It has now spread to many different areas and his whole well-being has now finally been affected after 7 or so years of being mobile and seemingly happy. I got the news through my step-mom today...
  • Blog Post: Why I am here, writing a blog.

    Hello, I just thought that I would introduce myself and tell you why I decided to start a blog on this site. First of all, hi and I'm sorry to see you here too. Consider this me giving you a virtual hug. So my dad died about two months ago and I have been wandering around in a very sad and...
  • Forum Post: Just looking for advice or similar experiences - mum terminal and husband emotionally cold

    Hi I am new here I hope I have posted this in the right place! A bit of back ground...My mum is 64 and was diagnosed on august 22nd 2013 (so about 7 weeks ago) with metastatic breast cancer that is not curable and to our knowledge is in at least her femur and lungs. We found out in a pretty...
  • Forum Post: difficult relationship with dad dad who has been diagnosed

    My dad was only told a month ago that he had six months to live, then four and then today he was told a few weeks. His pain is under control and he is seeing Mr and my two sisters regularly. We all find it very difficult to spend time with him though. Our relationship with him has never been really close...
  • Forum Post: Papillary Cell Kidney Cancer?!

    My Dad has now found out his cancer is Papillary Cell Kidney Cancer. Seems that not many people have heard or know much about this type of monster as its a very rare form. Hospital are still positive that he has two full years with us :( All still seems so horrible and we still cant believe it.My family...
  • Forum Post: Dad _ end of life plus other issues

    Long story short, my dad was diagnosed with oesophagus cancer in February, he has COPD to. Went into hospital and had a stent put in, a follow up appt with PET scan confirmed he was not fit for chemo, he was to ill to follow up with radio consultant. Hospice involved & said that it was a matter of...
  • Forum Post: Dad _ end of life plus other issues

    Long story short, my dad was diagnosed with oesophagus cancer in February, he has COPD to. Went into hospital and had a stent put in, a follow up appt with PET scan confirmed he was not fit for chemo, he was to ill to follow up with radio consultant. Hospice involved & said that it was a matter of...
  • Blog Post: Dis-belief

    When my dad came home and had to tell me he had lung cancer, I thought my whole world had come to a stand still. My best friend was sick... He was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer, they couldnt operate, and they couldnt rid him off it.. But they offered chemotherapy to stop it from spreading...
  • Forum Post: Too Many Feelings. Can't cope!

    I have only just joined this community because I feel the need to write down/name/share, the flood of feelings I currently feel about my Dad and his cancer. Sorrow. Wretchedness. Guilt. Anger. Fear. Self pity. My Dad retired about 2 years ago, and shortly after this, he was diagnosed with metastatic...
  • Blog Post: The slippery slope...

    Well. It’s started. The slope downwards. Dad is now in hospital after his legs gave out on Saturday. Swiftly followed by the rest of his body from the neck down. Mum couldn't wake him up on Saturday, and called me in a panic. So I suggested whacking him round the head with a pillow. (Can't...
  • Blog Post: Back from MIA

    HELLO ALL FROM SCOTLAND!!! Small update and a slight rant.... Well I haven't posted for a while. But it’s not because anything tragic has happened! So I will give you a quick update! I have relocated finally to the Borders in Scotland. It’s beautiful up here and I am ridiculously...
  • Blog Post: Where do we get them from....

    Right, time for THE update. Hospital report on Dad. Palliative Care has been set. They feel he will deteriorate within 6 weeks. We've been told there are a lot of tumours in the brain and that the change will be swift. SO IN LIGHT OF THAT, I thought I would share with you the Cat Lady story for...
  • Blog Post: Hey up folks.... It appears normal service has resumed.

    Sleep, Sleep, merciful sleep, is keeping me company these nights it appears! Hurrah! *huggles sleep closer to her so it NEVER LEAVES again* You know I believe I may have turned a corner! I think the recent storm has passed leaving me feeling much more in control of my own emotions/brain/body/movements...
  • Blog Post: Oh so THIS is what stress feels like........

    Welcome to Ms Paranoid, and Mr crochettie. We've been expecting you....Pull up a seat, Miss Teary is already here. Apparently.... this is the world of stress. Today we see the arrival of Paranoia and crochettie. Teary arrived this morning in the form of brushing my teeth, and then driving...
  • Blog Post: And so the planning begins...

    Right, Last night in words: Terminal, finite time, two wills written, funeral arrangements, palliative care, hospice, welfare, adaptations, life line, Macmillan nurses, benefits, insurance, walking, Sainsbury's, coffee, KFC, Cider. Both Mum and Dad were incredibly grateful that I sat and...
  • Blog Post: OH how the Pendulum swings......

    Is it easier knowing that the end is coming or not? Is it easier because you can prepare? You have a chance to say your final goodbyes. Last touches, last hugs, last kisses? Or is it easier having the proverbial plaster ripped off in one swift painful movement. I don't know. Part of me wants...
  • Blog Post: When holding out isn't enough......

    You know that phrase when you 'holding out' for something. And you're praying and hoping that the news you don't want to hear, will never come? Well it has come. In the form of a tsunami ripping its way through my conciousness and searing itself permantly upon my life. My Dad has until...
  • Forum Post: new to this

    Hi all my name is kelly and i have jsut joined this website as yesterday my mum was diagnosed with lung cancer. We have know for a while she hasnt been right and our worst fears were confirmed. We r not sure what stage she is at yet as she has more test to be done next week. At the moment I dont know...
  • Blog Post: Well there it is……

    Posted elsewhere on originally on Tuesday, 13 July 2010 Updated for the 29th November 2010.... Further on from my Dad’s diagnosis. We are now at about OOoooooo nearly 6 months?? And my doesn’t the time fly from diagnosis to treatment……. Dad has had his Bowel operation...
  • Forum Post: Has anyone heard of mediastinitis???

    Dad was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer in April 2010. He had a dilitation in early May to stretch the gullet to help him eat. 2 weeks later he ended up in intensive care with what we were told was basal pnuemonia. Have reently discovered that he actually had acute mediastinitis (An infection of the...
Page 1 of 1