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I love your positivity – it radiates through your post. x
I am so sorry to read that your Aunt has died. 51 is still so young and she is clearly very special to you. x
I just wanted to say how hard this must be for you both. Coping with CC is hard enough but when other medical issues halt your plan of attack it makes you feel helpless. I like your one day at a time approach. That got me through my darkest, hardest days, sometimes even taking it an hour at a time. x
I’ve missed you all too. My excuse is a lame one but life’s a bit calmer now!
I am sorry that your Mum has passed after such a brave fight. X
Good to see you. I’ve shamelessly neglected the forum over the last 4 weeks due to work commitments and having to go abroad. It was here and AMMF I came to for help and support (still do) as we all know to well there is a lack of good advice. What kind of forum were you thinking of? I’m not sure going by my track record recently how easy I would find it to keep track of another forum!
What a lovely post to read. Enjoy your summer and I hope you’ve brought some of the French sunshine with you.
I am sorry that your husband Al has passed. There is little I can write that will ease the loss you must be feeling but I am thinking of you and your family.
I am so sorry to read that Richard has passed. Three weeks is such little time to start to comprehend it all. I hope his memorial this weekend is all you want it to be for him. x
You brave lady. Well done for getting through today – I can only imagine how difficult it must have been for you. x
Welcome to the board although I am sorry your husband is having such a difficult time. My sister had several complications during her treatment, sepsis being one of them. She was very, very sick with septic shock but once that was initially treated she improved. The sepsis was caused by an abscess on her liver and ecoli infection in her blood. She was blasted with antibiotics and hospitalised for a month before she was discharged. They also inserted an external drain to drain the abscess. Prior to her surgery and for a short while after she had an external bile drain. It did take switching the antibiotics a few times before they got the right combination for her. She also had a fungal infection in her blood which threw the doctors but once they picked up on it and got anti-fungal medication it also helped.
I would insist on further testing. Things change within a person and sometimes not in a predictable or expected way. A fresh pair of eyes can also shed new light.
High five on the ironing Lainy. I’ll clean toilets, change beds, Hoover and even dust but iron – my husband does that one;-)
I am thinking of your mum, you and the rest of your family.
Be at peace. X
Caroline what a heartfelt post. You say you are in awe of your mum but I am very touched by what you have written have complete admiration for what you are doing for her.
I completely relate to what you wrote about initially praying for a miracle and now you pray for a peaceful passing. I was willing my sister to go in the end yet Five months before I was willing for a medical miracle. Cherish every last minute you have.
Dusting? If ever there was an excuse not to do it it’s now Lainy! Rest up, get well and use your energies for other pleasures. x