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Chaffinch

 

Oh the image that comes to mind, and especially for you here are the strictly pair  in celebration Smiley Happy Smiley Happy And you think you are the loon!!

 

Good to hear that apart from the uti, which I am sure will sort itself out in time, you are feeling so good and positive, that is a big help.

 

Sending you hugs

 

Helena xxxx

 

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Hi chaffinch, I’ve got visions of you swinging ladybowlers pants above your head while dancing to dancing queen on the bar at that posh hotel we all lunches at 🤣😂🤣😂 I hear as we start ticking off clear years it does get easier to digest the whole journey. But from something that should have been 💩 we have found the most amazing friendships and genuine ❤️❤️❤️And 🤣😂🤣😂🤣as you can see the lasting se for me it still totally 🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪Ali my beautiful mate, great to hear you are doing well, me and Karana discussed a days gee gee racing next year, if we could get over near you would you be interested? Sue our mum of the thread what do you recon? Another Oct girls overnighter beckons 😁😁😁meesh keep your legs in the window tho 🤪🤪🤪💕💕💕✨✨✨✨Shi xx
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Hello all you lovely October ladies. The new 2018 October thread is top of the list and we’re now languishing on page 5. We have come so far!
My chemoversary is tomorrow. I’m struggling a bit psychologically to be honest now. In part I think that it’s Herceptin related, I’ve had 11/18, have had a low level chronic uti since May and I’m pretty exhausted a lot of the time. That’s the negative stuff done! I don’t do negative as a rule but I had a tough day yesterday but today I’ve brushed myself down donned the lovely Lady Bowlers big pants, topped them off with our fetching gold hot pants and I’m smiling again. Everyone else is steering clear of the loon that is me but hey 🤣
Thank you much everyone for the love, laughter and support over the past year. Long may we all be there for each other ❤️.
Good to living a relatively normal life, I feel pretty good most days despite my moaning, my hair is growing like a weed. Stronger and thicker than before. Ash blonde now but loving the style. No more aging bob for me, I love my cool new do. I’ve actually come through this feeling more comfortable in my own skin 😊.
Hope everyone is doing ok. Get out there and live, learn your own limits and treat yourself well. It’s ok to be selfish and self indulgent from time to time. We’re worth it 😜. Love to all 💕 xx
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Hello ladies - its October again! Seems like yesterday we all came on here - but Thank God its not!

I hope you are all doing well and have a decemt covering of hair! I had mine coloured for the 2nd time at the weekend and the colour is even better. I am loving my blonde crop!

I have my 14th Herceptin tomorrow then only 4 more to go! I went back to work full time in september and finally had to take a day off today as i am cream crackered! I will have tomorrow off then go back in Thursday.

I am struggling with my shoulders being stiff and painful - i am blaming the Letrozole. Anyone suffering on Letrozole? On the whole though I am good!

Buddyfan, your holidays sound great and you are a real adventurer! Shi, SueW, Jencat, meesh, karana, jellytot, fairydust, mishy, chaffinch, Cassie and amyone else i have forgotten - i hope you are all doing well and moving forward
Love to all xx
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Hi pat 👋👋 please tell your unit about your nausea they will get your meds right to keep this under control, don’t suffer in silence. Some of our girls on here from october17 used travel bands too to help with the nausea. All I will say is please keep safe while on chemo, germs are a no no during chemo, keep a check on your temperature and if your wee burns but no temperature phone you’re rapid response number. Keep 💪💪💪and keep 😁😁😁😁you will get through this, we all did and you will too, maybe worth you jumping in October 2018 Chemo starters or the September 2018 Chemo starters threads too, all the beautiful people in these threads ❤️❤️❤️👭👭👭👭😘😘😘take care of each other and get each other through, you will never be alone darling, you can do this, focus and look at that bell in your unit and tell it you’ll be ringing it soon, it gives you something to aim for 😘😘😘💕💕💕✨✨✨Shi xx
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Hi I have just had my second treatment on Friday last week today I feel really awful can't stay awake hard to keep my food down also I get really cold I didn't feel this bad with my first i am on the roscoe trial is this normal we are hoping to go to Cornwall next week husband thinking about cancelling it any suggestions would be welcome x
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Happy Autumn October ladies enjoy this one how far you have all come, and me an old pro now!! No not that kind 😂😂😂 id rather have a slap up meal these days 😂😂
Embrace the friendship you have made on here its lovely that you all met each other abd of course i will always be your virtual Geordie pal!!!!
Meesh health anxiety unfortunately is the freind we didn't want its learning to deal with her visits during the night sometimes isn't it but it gets a little easier honest
This time last year i was super excited my daughter was in labour and was about to be a Granma and after months of bc stuff started finding lump 1st April 2017 haha some April fool that was so for for me it was just what i needed to get me through the last few months of treatments wow girls give yourselves a big old pat on the back l know you all bloody well deserve it its platinum hot pants you need now for getting through this last year 👍💪👭 shi thanks for convincing me that shopping was the way to go and Meesh for the curly hair tips Haha Karana hiya babe hope you are keeping your oh in check
Thefe is so many if you i will end up on here all day but sending you all my 👭 x
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Jellytot, enjoy Egypt!

It's a year today since my first post on this forum! I can't believe we've known each other a year now. It'll be my chemoversary on Wednesday and I'm not sure how I feel about it. I'm a bit worried that maybe I've not dealt with my BC and that I've sealed it in a 📦 and put it somewhere in the recesses of my head or have I dealt with it and because of the wonderful support and friendship of you ladies I've got through the other side relatively unscathed emotionally? Well apart from the health anxiety that just seems to be part of who we now are. I'm just glad to be where I am today! What I do know is that whatever life throws at me I have you ladies to help me get through it and that is a great comfort. So we all need to pull our gold hot pants up high over the next few weeks and we'll come out the other side of this anniversary just the same as the rest of them 👭👭💪💪

Just think this time last year none of us had even contemplated chemo 🚂 or 👨🏻‍✈️Or the awful things we might do to him to keep us safe or the 💃🕺🏻💃🕺🏻💃and laughs we had or even bum buttering for that matter 😂🤣😂
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Jellytot 😘😘😘have an amazing time in Egypt 👍👍👍just want to say again, thanks ladies for a year of ❤️❤️❤️👭👭👭💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻🕺🕺🕺💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻🤪🤪🤪🤪and here’s to the next year of our beautiful friendships💕💕💕✨✨✨Shi xx
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Hello lovely ladies! Just wanted to post a happy first anniversary to us for tomorrow! Doing it early as currently in Egypt and will be scuba diving tomorrow for the first time! We're having an amazing time ticking things off my bucket list. Hope everyone is doing well lots of love my sisters xxx
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💃🏻💃🏻🕺🕺🕺💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻😘😘😘😘bit of Gloria gaynor on the jukebox ladies 💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻🕺🕺🕺💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻We 👭👭👭👭👭👭👭🤣😂🤣😂🤣🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️Hung onto those gold hot pants didn’t we ❤️❤️❤️❤️💕💕💕✨✨✨✨Shi xx
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Not checked in for a while it’s been a tough year but we are all still here laughing dancing and celebrating our friendship xx love you all
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Hello ladies! Haven't been on for a while as OH has had me locked in a cage on The seafront 😂🤣😂 No,  I've been on holiday in Ireland. It was absolutely lovely.

 

Buddyfan your holiday sounds amazing and sounds like you really made the most of it. As for the hair, unfortunately curly hair can grow outwards for sometime. You have to go through the clown phase first then all of a sudden it will start to drop. My OH said I look like a sheep 🐑 the other day and my haircut is not due for another 2 weeks 😕 Mine is still shorter on top then pre-chemo but I don't think anyone but me would know that.

 

Paulus, not sure if you're still reading our thread, but I'm glad I made you laugh. As Sue said us Oct ladies laughed and danced 🕺🏻💃🕺🏻💃our way through chemo, it's the only way.

 

I can't believe it's a year since we all met on this forum. You are all such marvellous crazy ladies, especially you Shi 😘 the journey would not have been the same without you. And Mishy you're right Karana's hair is amazing, she's bleached it and it looks fab.

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Mishy, you had a massive part in our journey, thank you will never cover how much all your kindness and caring did for us ❤️❤️❤️You were always giving us advice and tips and it was very much appreciated 😘😘😘and we love you because you are 🤪🤪🤪🤪like all of us 😁😁😁😁and didn’t mind our talks about 💩 bum buttering, blue titties oh sorry that was you 😁😁😁I hope your granddaughter has a fantastic 1st birthday 🎂 we’ll be celebrating her 10th before we know it, time goes so fast. Love you and hope your area didn’t get too much of that wind. 💕💕✨✨✨Shi xx
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Wasn't meant to post as wasn't finished, its just nice being able to have a catch up with everyone and see how well everyone is doing
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Has it been that long already eeh Shi doesn't time go very fast its strange to think that i waa giving advice on how to cope with chemo and handing out tips re hair and stuff
I was told rhe other day i would make a good counsellor 😂 im not sure how that would go id probably end up crying with the client
I enjoyed being able to help it is a good distraction and still enjoy popping on and seeing how everyone is im not a saddo honest!!!!!
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Hi chaffinch, great to hear from you ❤️❤️❤️ Hope the uti has cleared up darling, it’s easy to over do it and take on too much. Yes we’ve all got hair doing it’s own thing at the minute, but it’s lovely to have hair isn’t it, this time last year we were wig buying or starting to look in preparation, big ❤️❤️❤️To everyone and that’s Mrs rims and Ali49, cherryb, mishy18, tatyana, all the may17 girls and our beautiful ladybowler who all looked after us with so much advice and love, thank you again. Bit of Shania Twain, man I feel like a woman on the jukebox 💃🏻💃🏻🕺🕺🕺💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻🤪🤪🤪🤪💕💕💕✨✨✨✨Shi xx
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Morning ladies. Haven’t been here for a while. Sounds like your cruise was amazing buddy well done for shinning up that mast 💪.
Hope work is going well for those of you who have gone back. I’m so glad I normally only work two days a week. I’ve just finished a stint of just over a week full time covering for my colleague and I’m wrecked. I was ill for the first few days and postponed my Herceptin until yesterday and my uti has flared up so on antibiotics again for a week.
My hair is a shaggy mess at the moment not sure what to do with it. Need to make an appointment.
Have any of you listened to the podcasts You me and the big C? I’ve been listening to them since Rachel Bland died. They remind me of us ladies loads of talk of 💩 and laughter and sparkles, sadness too but loads of good advice too.
Love to all xx
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Buddyfan, wow, you have been showing us all how to pack adventure into our lives, so glad you’ve had amazing holiday and 💪💪💪you for getting up the mast, you are one determined lady and how super to explore round Rome 😘😘😘 you made me 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣 with the cross between footballers mullet and old dears perm 🤣😂🤣😂 that’s exactly what it’s like and we’ve just got to style it out till it’s long enough to get the straighteners on, but think we are all just happy to have hair again. Sue, please send me photo of your pink Barnet, I bet it looks super 😘😘 you know sue, we could try for a weekend city break next year, we could all go to New York or Vegas or have a city break to palma? What do you think? Mention it on what’s ap group ❤️❤️❤️ Let’s go 🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪💕💕💕✨✨✨✨✨Shi xx
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That should have said stroppy teenagers 🤣