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  • Hi Rob, thank you for the compliment regarding my wig, I must say that it is the best purchase I’ve made during this awful time. I would not have had the confidence to go out without it. Although my hair is now returning, it’s coming through white😱😱…
  • Hi Sue, I was advised not to try the cold cap as most people loose some if not all of their hair anyway. A friend did say to me “it’s only hair” which quite upset me as it’s so much more than that. I had a short hair cut, started chemo and lost my h…
  • Hi Lou, lovely to hear from you. Had number 7 of 15 Radiotherapy sessions on Friday, I’ve got every day next week then 3 more, finish on 11/9. Had radiotherapy first on Friday then went to chemo suite for Herceptin injection, I was really tired yest…
  • Hi Lou, thank you for your suggestion, I certainly will ask my Dr about a blood test. Good start today.... all the computers had crashed at the hospital causing a 2hr delay, I was offered the choice of waiting around or coming in on Bank Holiday Mon…
  • Hi Lou, Consultant said all cancer has gone and lymph nodes are clear,so all good news. Saw Oncologist today and she has told me to stop Letrozole and has given me a different tablet to try.The itching is still keeping me awake so,she has told me to…
  • Hi Lou, lovely to hear from you. I am going to stop taking Letrozole for a week to see if the itching stops then i’ll Know it is that. I can’t take Adcal which is a calcium tablet but I’m seeing my Consultant on Weds so will discuss it with him the…
  • Hi Lou, my appointment is at 9.30 on Friday. Will have 4/5 weeks rest then mastectomy. Will be on an Ostregen blocker tablet for 5 years,but all seems positive at the moment. I hope you are keeping well, be glad when the weather cheers up. Speak soo…
  • Hi JerseyBob, I saw my Oncologist this morning and she has ok'd that I can have my 6th and final Chemo on Friday. I was surprised that my bloods were OK as I was taken into hospital the week before with a chest infection and given intravenous antibi…
  • Hi Lynnie, welcome to this community forum. I have been a member since my journey started 5 months ago and the support and help you receive on here is amazing. You will be given anti sickness tablets to take prior to your chemo starting and loads …
  • Hi Tina65, It sounds as if you are also suffering with these 3 drugs. My Surgeon said on Friday, that I shouldn’t be feeling so ill for so long and has suggested that I speak to the Oncologist next week to talk about getting the last 2 doses reduced…
  • Hi Candycane, I have not been very well at all after the new drugs on Friday. I haven't been outside the door since i returned from the hospital,i have been literally off my feet. Its definetely the worse that i've been. I wont see the Oncologist fo…
  • Hi Tina65, thank you for your reply. Do you feel as bad after every session of these drugs, being optimistic I thought things would get better as your body got used to the drugs. Last night I was up all night, could not settle down was sweating ter…
  • Hi Mags, nice to see you’ve joined this forum it has been wonderful to share experiences on here and chat with people who know what your going through and been there. I have found sunshinedaff ( Lou) a wonderful support, she even messaged me during …
  • Hi Leah, thank you for your reply to my post. Its good to hear from someone who is having the same drugs,I am a bit apprehensive as it's completely a different lot of drugs from Friday. I saw my Oncologist this morning and she said to feel flu like …
  • Hi Lego2019, thankyou for your tips,I will definitely try the hot water bottle one before I go next Friday for my 4th Chemo session. My arm has been really hurting the last few days and I have actually been putting a hot water bottle on it which has…
  • Hi Lou, lovely to hear from you my dear friend. I am still wide awake ........ but fighting the tiredness now,if I go to sleep too early I will be awake too early again .......vicious circle at the moment. I bought a couple of fringes on headbands f…
  • Hi Lou and Jackie, I appreciated your comments on my post.There is nothing more helpful than people's support and encouragement if they have been there or going through this trauma. I slept in "bits " last night an hour here,2 hours there,…
  • Hi Rob, it's good to get things of your chest,stops them bubbling over. I feel that you learn a lot about not only yourselfs,but others when you are going through all this. Ive a friend I have been friends with for 27 years,worked with her for 20 ye…
  • Hi Gloria, thank you for your lovely post. I had 2nd Chemo 2 weeks ago,due my 3rd on 8th March. I have felt a bit down today after having 2 good days.Think I overdone it indoors yesterday,but have managed to do an hour in the garden this afternoon w…
  • Hi Lou, I have bought some of the bamboo sleep hats they are nice and warm for bed. I seem to have got into a pattern after chemo now, 1st few days .... zombie 2nd week which is now I pick up and loads of energy. 3rd week blood test, Oncologist the…
  • Hi Lou, I seemed to remember this happening a few days after my 1st Chemo session,so maybe it will be a "norm" for me.I did mention it to my Chemo nurse last time and she said ,watch your temperature incase it's an infection,but I've got n…
  • Hi Lou, not a bad day yesterday, had granddaughters here and quality time. Today a different day, sicky feeling the whole day, no energy and a bit tearful. Hopefully a better day tomorrow. The jersey sleep hats I’ve bought are too hot so I’m looking…
  • Hi Maddie, welcome to the site, you will find this site very helpful, and the people on heee are lovely. Not sure what you were saying in your message, maybe you could message me again? Take care, Barbara
  • Hi Lou, I am on FEC-T treatment, but they are introducing 3 other drugs from session 4, this will be an all day appointment.Bloods were good today so able to have 2nd chemo Friday. I was given Buscopan tabs for the stomach cramps to try and some mot…
  • Hi Lou, I had a blood test today before I see the Oncologist tomorrow,then I will have another one p.m. tomorrow and have Chemo on Friday.Hair has driven me mad to day,shedding everywhere!! I hope to see the same Oncologist as she's really nice. I h…
  • Hi Lou, been for a blood test today prior to seeing Oncologist tomorrow at 10a.m, will mention the stomach cramps to her. Ive then got to have another blood test prior to Chemo On Friday..... joke!!!! Hair shedding loads today, reckon it will be gon…
  • Hi, walk away when he gets angry,go into another room until he calms down! My husband went through chemo,surgery then radiotherapy for bowel cancer,he had to wear a illiostomy bag for a year,then had another op to reverse the bag. At times he was an…
  • Ahh bless you Lou, I didn’t take any pics while mine was being cut off ...., wait .... I’ve got a pic of all my hair on the floor, i’ll Put that up 😂😘😂
  • It’s too late now Lou, you’ve hurt my feelings 😂😂😂 Hair coming out in clumps this morning..... here it goes x
  • Lou, I've coloured it Auburn every 4 weeks for god knows how long. I will soon have a red head ...... but no hair 😢 😢