15-08-2017 10:06 AM
14-08-2017 06:02 PM
Are you employed by the NHS or by the GP surgery itself. whichever way you need to get a copy of their sickness policy to see what it says in there. You are also covered under the Equality Act 2010.
14-08-2017 05:37 PM
13-08-2017 06:24 PM
So pleased you've got that out of the way!
Remember you have lots of friends on here who are thinking of you in the meantime and will be rooting for you on Wednesday...!
13-08-2017 01:21 PM
13-08-2017 11:40 AM
Couldn't agree more. After my initial biopsy, I got the doctor to actually explain why it took a week for the results to come back - literally 'what happens every day'. Think I frightened the poor woman! - but to her credit she did explain it - and annoyingly, it did make sense. I get post op results on Tuesday so counting the hours now.
13-08-2017 11:35 AM
13-08-2017 12:20 AM
12-08-2017 07:53 PM
Hope you are not feeling so low today.
As we were both diagnosed on the same day, we've been on this downhill rollercoaster together. I was reading your posts with great sympathy and sorrow whilst putting on a brave face for those around me, when deep down like you i was filled with a sense of dread. It didn't matter how many people told me how good the success rate was for BC, after all it's not them who have it........
BUT - since getting the all clear on the growth of my liver, things do not seem so overwhelming.
As everyone says on here, things will start to get easier but we all reach that point and different times. And it's one step at a time.
12-08-2017 05:26 PM
I totally understand how you are feeling. I nearly went crazy waiting for confirmation and treatment plan. Had lumpectomy very quickly now got 3 week wait to find out state of lymph nodes and if they have got all of the lump with a healthy margin. I have brought up 3 children and can imagine how awful going through this with little ones must be. Mine are all adults and good at raising my spirits. I remember a horrible fortnight many moons ago looking after them when they were all small when I had a bad bout of flu, that was bad enough.
Don't beat yourself up, you can't help the way that you feel. Take any offers of help that come your way, you will soon find out which people are genuine and which aren't. Try to surround yourself with joyful people, that's where children do help!
good luck and I hope that you get some better news soon x