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**Tamoxigang Thread 52** With virtual tea, cakes and chat for all with cancer concerns
In answer to boobz question on the previous thread, I have not heard of anyone having inconclusive results from a biopsy. You could try the breast cancer care forums - personally I found them a bit confusing.
Found you <waves frantically> for some reason my iPad hasn't been letting me on the last thread (cannot parse response it kept saying) so I could read but not post!
I'm way out of date, but great news scone and welcome (although hopefully for a very short time) boobz. I can only reiterate what others have said about the breast cancer helpline. They have real breast cancer nurses so if anyone can help, hopefully they can.
I'm dashing back to work now but will be back later as I said I'd help organise a meet up!
Hello everyone. I've decided to delurk as it's a new thread. I have stage 4 bowel cancer that's spread to my liver. I was diagnosed early last year, had chemo, and am now on my second line treatment. I'm incurable due to location of the primary cancer so no surgical intervention so I'm on chemo for life.
I have a 6 yo DD and a wonderful DH and very supportive family. It is hard at times to think about leaving them and especially not seeing my DD grow up or spending old age with my DH. But I have come to terms with it all and have a strong spiritual faith and outlook on life (and death) that keeps me going.
My motto (or three): take each day as it comes, relish the small things, don't sweat the small stuff.
Welcome to Boobz and Bssh to the club no one wants to join. I also have secondary Cancer (bone mets from primary breast cancer). My motto is Carpe Diem and I make sure I enjoy some good times ... and work full time to pay for them! I'm on oral chemo which is not as harsh as the other sort (have experienced 6 x Tax!)
Since half term speedy, we had a change of head who said that it was ridiculous that I'd been moved, was EYFS coordinator and went to KS2 with no experience. So I was moved back Hope DS finds a sleeping bag or blanket I'm sure they would have spares !
Good that you're back with that age group- it does seem a strange thing to have made you move. Only a week to go until holiday time :-)
Martha and trice- they did indeed have a spare. Not a lot of sleep was had by all so two tired boys who were in bed very early! They had a good time though; always grateful to those who give up their time to do things like this.
Tomorrow I have to try and find a dress that will fit my slightly new shape!
Thank you for the warm welcome. Had chemo on Friday and then wore my usual slow release chemo pump over the weekend. Got disconnected yesterday evening. Coped remarkably well: had a lovely weekend with DH and DD eating out in Saturday (sushi) and on Sunday (Turkish) then spending Sunday gardening (well, DH gardened, DD played and I lazed around watching them!).
Very tired by the evening as I hadn't had my usual afternoon naps either day but it was fine. Watched first episode of Sherlock season 3 withough DH, me lying curled up in a duvet on the sofa and dozed.
A new week begins. DD at school, DH at work, me pottering around at home (I no longer work) reading (Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; I'm on the 50 Books challenge on Mumsnet; being ill has led to me reading more than ever); popping out to the shops for a short walk. Napping later