Shi
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Re: May 2017 chemo starters

Hi, had op Aug, just started fec-t oct where I met πŸ˜πŸ’•πŸ¦‹Mai7, thank goodness, without the tips, I’d have been in trouble, Mai7, I said tips not tits😁😁😁 I showed Mai7 my operated side so able to see how healing goes. treehouse, take it steady and rest up ❀️Tatyana, thanks for welcome 😍Katie 11 2 more fec then onto t, then rads, not sure how many yet. Wishing everyone a love and sparkles day, I am determind to include sparkles all the time to keep the twinkle alive πŸ¦‹πŸ’•πŸŒˆ
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πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚Andi you make me laugh.
Any news from daffodil 🌼 and wolfee’s sister?
Hope they are home and recovering well.
Trish I hope the cold doesn’t last. How are you recovering?
I am awake now 😜 not allowed any drugs for another half hour and need help to get to the bathroom.
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Tatyana - I quite like chemo brain too, it comes in handy at times πŸ˜‰

 

This is will make you laugh ....

 

So I'm in the kitchen this evening washing dishes and it's dark outside.  I look out the window whilst washing up and see a bald man wearing glasses just staring right at me! I absolutely **bleep** myself! Then I realise it's me I'm looking at!! πŸ˜‚ I couldn't stop laughing! I thought I was looking at some strange bloke in my garden who looks like Greg Wallace.  Good old chemo brain! 

 

Anyway ladies night night

 

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Shi - I wish you all the best with treatment lovey.  What chemo are you having and have you had an op? So many questions! πŸ˜ƒ We've all had very similar and some very different experiences so don't let any of our stories put you off! Plus anything we can answer we'll happily do. So pleased Mai took you under her wing and introduced you :-) 

 

xx

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Mai -  You sound full of beans ! So lovely to hear you upbeat!! And what are you doing working woman - you should be resting πŸ˜‰ As for treatment going to weekly, I feel like a lightweight switching but not got much option.  Bonus is the nurses in chemo are hilarious and so caring so get to see more of them before it all comes to an end.

 

I tried going into work the other week and my boss said she doesn't want me in until chemo had stopped.  Think my chemo brain may have something to do with it πŸ˜‚ the last time I went in I typed my bank account number into my  clocking in screen instead of my login - stared blankly at the 'ERROR' 'DENIED' message and couldn't figure out what I'd done wrong!!  

 

Make sure you don't overdo things!!

 

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Katie - I hadn't realised you and Rosie had weekly treatments too.  I can't wait to switch, anything that's more manageable than what I've had will be a blessing! (Not wishing to put anyone off who's having treatment, we're all different) I had a portacath fitted after my first treatment and can really recommend it to anyone! It's so quick and easy to access for blood tests and have IV. My veins were rubbish to start with, also they only had one arm to work with because I'd had SNB.  So glad your nearing the end of Rads, you've done so well :-) 

 

big hugs 

x

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Treehouse - Well done lady, you are through the other side!!! Hope your not feeling too groggy and get a comfy nights sleep and painkillers are doing a good job.  Sending you big hugs πŸ’œ xx

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Hello beautiful team. Welcome shi happy to receive all sparkle offers. So my calves are being massaged. My pee is blue and my boobs are lumpy but I couldn’t be happier
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Well done Treehouse. Rest up, sleep well and tomorrow is a brand new day! xx
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Well done treehouse. Sleep and recover. Speak soon xxxx
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Well done treehouse xx
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Well done Treehouse, glad your surgery is over now and you can focus on mending. Take it easy. πŸ’—

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Well done treehouse hope you are feeling better later x just rest and tc of yourself xx
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Done. Sleepy. Will catch up soon x
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Wolfee , mamoplasty it like lumpectomy but incision is under breast so like upside down t shape from nipple. It also lifts and reduces as shi mentioned. I had it on both sides! So boob job too! Lol x
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Glad you have sorted treatments andi. Rosie and myself also had weekly treatments for our 2nd half of treatments. I had 9 weekly paciltaxol and it was much manageable and went quickly considering. I ended up with picc line though as veins had enough but think that damage was through ec.

Mai you do make me chuckle! You must be doing well now if you are managing to work just after last chemo. Well done you! Xx
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Tatyana, speaking of chemo brain: I decided to get back to work (from home) today and in my lunch break I fell asleep on the sofa, when I woke up I came and sat back at my desk and within seconds spilled a whole mug of herbal tea all over myself! Goodness sake! 🎭 πŸƒ

 

Andi, glad you now have a more suitable treatment plan. I've had to have adjustments on the Docetaxol as it was totally kicking my ass at first. I had first dose at 100% then the last three have been 80% then 75%.

 

Shi, glad you are settling into the group. Have a bounce over to October starters as well. I sometimes pop onto other groups just to say hi and wish them all the best. 

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HI WolfEE, Mamoplasty was where they took it out and gave me a reduction and lift at the same time on the one that needed help.  I had SB at same time while I was under in the op.  Shi xx

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Andi, so glad they've sorted out a gentler regime for you. Jay, so much normality, you will soon be totally back to normal and then you'll have to find a new excuse for the craziness, you won't be able to blame it on chemo anymore! I quite like chemo brain as an excuse for when I get people's names wrong or forget stupid things. But it doesn't work on people who really know me, they know it's nothing new!
Shi, welcome. I'm like Mishy, I hang around here and in the July group where we're a bit further behind. It's been great to have support and advice from the May ladies who are one step ahead down this jolly road we're all walking!
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Hi everyone, thanks very much for the warm welcome.  Katie11, 5 rads away from finishing - yehhhh, how have you found the rads?  Andi 71 - glad treatment gone better than you hoped for, i am just at the start of the chemo journey and luckily for me met Mai7 who has been my tip sparkle queen this last week - love you Mai7.  I was already crazy before the chemo (as Mai7 will confirm) but think for me being crazy through this and a sprinkling of sparkles helps me deal with it.  Love and Hugs xx