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Further news from Teacake Towers

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tunnocksteacake Wed 28-Aug-13 09:47:43

It's me again. Didn't want a gloomy thread title. Sounds a bit like a girls' boarding school story.

Please could someone link to previous thread?

Kids have been dropped at nursery with cards and treats they made for the staff - it is Joseph's last week before school and Esther's last week before moving to Toddlers. Feel a bit strange having them there when we are at home but it's only 2.5 days a week anyway.

Been up since 4am. Little girl came to join us at 5ish and dozed off again eventually after a lot of 'Hi Mummy! Hi Daddy! Cuddle Mummy! Up?'

In between all the crying yesterday I managed to get to J's new school and have a meeting with his teacher and the headmaster who were very supportive. And got myself to the docs and have been signed off for a month to start with.

And I have a lesson booked with a driving instructor on 9 Sept!

< sounding more upbeat than I feel >

I am with my parents currently and am so grateful to have them. Thinking of you and hoping you still have lots of support around you x

Dutchoma Netherlands Mon 14-Oct-13 10:57:08

Prayers.

magimedi Argentina Mon 14-Oct-13 08:28:05

Thinking of you, often.

{{{{hugs}}}

tunnocksteacake Sun 13-Oct-13 22:40:37

But still hoping.

Will start a new thread soon. One week until radiotherapy begins.

tunnocksteacake Sun 13-Oct-13 22:39:55

Still wishing we weren't on this journey at all

tunnocksteacake Sun 13-Oct-13 22:39:13

I am worn out. And this is just the beginning of the journey.

scarecrow22 Sun 13-Oct-13 10:16:03

still think of you all every day

Dutchoma Netherlands Fri 11-Oct-13 22:22:24

Prayers for all of you

I thought MrTunnocks might like these for boring waiting times.

Hope you are all going onwards and upwards x.

lborolass Thu 10-Oct-13 22:49:34

Hope all's well with you Tunnocks and family.

mummylin Thu 10-Oct-13 00:48:49

Still. Very much in my thought Tunnocks family

Quejica Tue 08-Oct-13 14:35:52

He really is an incredible man.
Very best wishes to you both and sending you lots of hopesmile

mummylin Sun 06-Oct-13 00:38:33

Well done to Mr Tunnocks . What a strong character he has. Does he have more riding still to do ? Have a good weekend , hope you have something nice planned.

BoreOfWhabylon Sat 05-Oct-13 23:45:46

Woo hoo! Yay mr tunnocks!
So glad you have RL support tunnocks, as well as all of us x

Go Tunnock's Manshape.

FutTheShuckUp Sat 05-Oct-13 22:22:09

Go mr t! So proud of you all x

tunnocksteacake Sat 05-Oct-13 22:04:21

8k cycle by DH today, more to follow smile

idiot55 Fri 04-Oct-13 21:30:13

Sending positive thoughts x

Just echoing what everybody else has said - you've made thiese good friends. I am so glad you have their support and that you are allowing them to help. You know that is what they want (and need)to do smile.
I am hoping having a treatment plan/schedule in place will make you feel less in limbo.
Thinking of you daily x.

minmooch Fri 04-Oct-13 15:12:26

Hi Tunnocks lovely to hear you have so much real life support.
My DS had 5 and half weeks of twice daily radiotherapy. The Drs warned us it might make him terribly tired. He got most of the way through before fatigue hit him right at the end if the treatment. He was desperately tired for weeks, actually unable to get out of bed. Just to warn you that this is quite common. There was nothing we could do but just let him sleep it off.

Although radio and chemo are frightening they are positive steps to treating the cancer.

Wishing you much love.

HunterWellies Fri 04-Oct-13 13:31:28

What wonderful friends you have smile

HighJinx Fri 04-Oct-13 10:58:10

I too am glad that you have RL support. Thinking of you xx

greenhill Fri 04-Oct-13 10:06:26

So pleased to see that you have RL support. Thanks for the update, but don't feel obliged to post regularly. We all understand that there is a lot going on in your life. Sending you positive thoughts x

Good to read your update and I continue to pray for you

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