I know that feelin Arlene48 just a word of advise make sure they start the ball rolling for scan checks. There seem to be a bit of a wait on the clinic times. I wish you well x
I saw the nurse this morning and she’s referring me to the breast clinic. She thinks it’s about 6 to 8 weeks for an appointment. I’m going to try my best not to worry about it too much in the meantime. Thank you for your supportive messages today. You don’t know how much they helped me.
Hi Arlene48 Thats a long time to wait fast track is normally 2 weeks. I was told 5 to 6 weeks i couldnt wait as i have already had a lump removed when i was 9 years old. It brought it all back. I actually paid privately not that i could afford the op private but it did get the ball rolling. It was £500 for the one stop package. Im not saying private is best because i do think nhs is a wonderful thing. But for me the waiting game mentally drains me. Still not sleeping properly everything brings me to tears. I have found great strength from the women on here. It helps to talk to people in the same boat. Good luck
I did question the waiting time but the nurse told me once they send the referral it’s out of their hands. What I might do is phone the breast clinic next week to check if they have my referral and see if I can get a cancellation.
Sounds a good idea. You sometimes have to help yourself. I think im looking at a long night. X
I hope you manage to get some sleep
Hi Fallenangel1, I hope your night wasn’t as long as you were expecting. Thanks for completing your profile, and I see you have joined the breast cancer group to. I hope you feel you can begin a post to introduce yourself over there and get the support from others affected by breast cancer, they even have an awake thread for people having difficulty sleeping.
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KTatHome i did manage 4 hours so thats not to bad. Thanks for your concern. I think the nights are the worst lets your mind work overtime.
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