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Forum: General Health 20-04-2019, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Ffosse
Good day, everyone. I've been struck down by...

Good day, everyone. I've been struck down by acute mouth ulcers which means I can't eat properly not take many hot or cold drinks. So I've had quite a miserable time of it. I have managed to nap a...
Forum: General Health 19-04-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
Thanks, everyone, I had an OK-ish nights sleep...

Thanks, everyone, I had an OK-ish nights sleep but woke up with half my mouth in agony. This is a known side effect - its absolute torture trying to eat or drink, even speak at all. They've ordered...
Forum: General Health 18-04-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
Thanks, I've gone past the halfway mark on the...

Thanks, I've gone past the halfway mark on the blood transfusion.

I suppose any symptoms and infections I get in the next couple of weeks will be bad but probably no worse than I’ve had before. At...
Forum: General Chat 18-04-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,371
Posted By Ffosse
Massive seagulls

This time my hospital window is on the less scenic side. Instead of the castle, famous buildings and the Pentland hills, I've got a car park and another building with scaffolding all-around it.
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Forum: General Health 18-04-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
I had the stem cell transplant - these were all...

I had the stem cell transplant - these were all my own cells that were harvested on March 13th at a different hospital, then sent to the university to be frozen with liquid nitrogen until needed.
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Forum: General Health 18-04-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
Good Morning- today is cell transplant day and...

Good Morning- today is cell transplant day and they are busy making preparations all around me.

In feeling a little better but not much...my whole body has come out in a red rash which is really...
Forum: General Health 17-04-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
Thank you all for posting and the good wished...

Thank you all for posting and the good wished sent. I don't always realise how fortunate I am to have a thread in which to post.

There was a kerfuffle at 3:30 am when my blood pressure was so low...
Forum: General Health 16-04-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
I'll pull through - they are going to give me 3...

I'll pull through - they are going to give me 3 units of blood and no matter what I'll still be getting my stem cells on Thursday, otherwise I'd be left without an immune system.

They're also...
Forum: General Health 16-04-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
That means a lot to me, Floydy - I've always...

That means a lot to me, Floydy - I've always thought very highly of you.
Forum: General Health 16-04-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
I'm suddenly very ill. Please all of you of a...

I'm suddenly very ill. Please all of you of a relgious or spiritual inclination pray for me now.

I'm to be moved to a high dependency unit because my blood pressure keeps falling and despite drugs...
Forum: General Health 16-04-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
Thanks, Floydy- I've seen Al Stewart before and...

Thanks, Floydy- I've seen Al Stewart before and he is quality.
Forum: General Health 16-04-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
Yea, don't worry so much, Sweetie, I'm just...

Yea, don't worry so much, Sweetie, I'm just having a rough time in hospital. I'll be home in a couple of weeks.
Forum: General Health 15-04-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
I saw my Consultant and he told me what I already...

I saw my Consultant and he told me what I already knew. It's either an infection ( unlikely) a virus (more likely) and most likeliest of all, a reaction to one of the chemo drugs.

He basically...
Forum: General Health 15-04-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
Thanks everyone Unfortunately I still feel Ill...

Thanks everyone Unfortunately I still feel Ill the morning after. Couldnt face my breakfast- just the small bottle of milk I had.
Forum: General Health 14-04-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
Things went a bit pear shaped earlier as I...

Things went a bit pear shaped earlier as I developed pink rashes all over my body and my temperature is 39.1. I've had painkillers, steroids and all sorts since then.

I believe it's a reaction to...
Forum: General Health 14-04-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 923
Posted By Ffosse
I hope you get better soon, carol.

I hope you get better soon, carol.
Forum: General Health 14-04-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,766
Posted By Ffosse
I wore my anti DVT stockings for a full 5 days...

I wore my anti DVT stockings for a full 5 days once. Then I had a shower.
Forum: General Health 14-04-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
Yes, I've also got ensure pluses - I've always...

Yes, I've also got ensure pluses - I've always liked them. To those not in the know, they are fortified milk drinks which are very calorie dense and come in many fruit flavours.
Forum: General Health 14-04-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
Yes, it's worse today. In the past I've always...

Yes, it's worse today. In the past I've always had no issue with the chemo drugs but I'm shivery, nearly have a temperature - 37.9 - and my appetite is poor. I still managed to eat the trifle for...
Forum: General Health 13-04-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
I've just been very tired, I think the...

I've just been very tired, I think the chemotherapy is taking its toll on me. I've got a headache and feel a bit shivery.
Forum: General Health 12-04-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
Thanks, I'm now told that it could be 4 to 6...

Thanks, I'm now told that it could be 4 to 6 weeks that I'm in for, I certainly hope not....don't know if I could stand that long.

Chemotherapy is well underway, though - my first infusion has...
Forum: General Health 12-04-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
I feel OK today, though did have some pain during...

I feel OK today, though did have some pain during the night. I've been getting chemo tablets but today it's the start of the infusions.
Forum: General Chat 11-04-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,267
Posted By Ffosse
People who say, good when asked how they are. ...

People who say, good when asked how they are.

Good at what?
Forum: General Chat 11-04-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By Ffosse
Good Morning, my first of what could be a 2 or 3...

Good Morning, my first of what could be a 2 or 3 week stay in hospital. I'm not too bothered about it though as long as there is food to eat, books to read, films to watch and music to listen to.
...
Forum: General Health 11-04-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 88,013
Posted By Ffosse
No, it's not the staff's fault. These TVs are...

No, it's not the staff's fault. These TVs are cheap and not designed to last.
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