Does anyone know if I will be safe to drive to the hospital 31 miles each way after Radiotherapy... I will be having Chemotherapy tablets as well.
Thanks for your experiences in advance
Hi Bolero. Yes you would be fine. You may find that fatigue starts to kick in towards the end of your treatment but maybe cross that bridge if you get to it? x
Thank you for that Karen, that's a relief. I live in the sticks and it's going to be almost impossible to get to the hospital 5 days a week for 5 weeks.
I couldn't afford a Taxi each way for that amount of treatment.
Feeling better now.
Thanks so much xx
Hi, Bolero, I didn't get radiotherapy, but got a lift the first day as I didn't know what to expect. Then towards the end, the last 2 or 3 weeks, I again got a lift as the fatigue meant i was more comfy with the idea of not driving. I too am rural, about 20 miles away. Perhaps ask a neighbour for the fuel money, they might love to help.
Bolero. My nurse told me that she knew a gentleman who cycled the 40 mile round trip and it’s not very flat in West Yorkshire! x
Wow. Cycling 40 Miles! Who was he Lance Armstrong!
The average fit human five miles tops. That’s quite mind blowing
You do whatever makes you feel best. I know if it was me and I had an offer of someone being there I’d take it
Wow... I wouldn't be able to cycle at all, let alone 40 miles. I have quite a lot of pain in my pelvis, so even walking is uncomfortable at times.
I will try the driving option and see how it goes.
Many thanks for your contributions. I really appreciate them. X
Thanks for replying.
Appreciate it for sure.
I will try the drive and see how I get on.
Than you for replying. I really appreciate it.
I'm going to try the driving option and see how it goes.
Hi Bolero, I think we are at the same stage..I saw the consultant today and have to start chemo and radiotherapy soon. For some reason I couldn’t read your profile though. X
I haven't got round to filling that out yet as it's been full on with everything since being told I have cancer. I hope to get around to it within a couple of days.
I hope you're not feeling too bad.
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