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DH is going to die

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DH has cancer. We have been fighting it but today we decided: no more pain, the doctors have been telling us that there's no real hope, but we've tried to ignore it for so long. He will continue taking the drugs which will prolong his life, but chances are he'll have about five months to live. We're lucky- some people die in that amount of time from the diagnosis, and five months is a long time. In about three months, he will probably need extra help, but his quality of life won't suffer into around five months, when he will die- thankfully he will deteriorate quickly instead of having a painful non-life.

We don't know what to tell anyone, especially our kids, and I just need someone to hold my hand.

ssd Fri 28-Dec-12 23:01:24

here's my hand too op, giving yours a squeeze xx

AllOverIt Fri 28-Dec-12 23:06:18

I'm so sorry. Holding your hand hmm

mumofthemonsters808 Fri 28-Dec-12 23:06:35

Another hand squeeze from me,feel free to do a finger pinch.

MonaLotte Fri 28-Dec-12 23:14:42

I am so so sorry. Also holding your hand xx

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