Some of you will know from a post on the 'newcomers' board, but I am wondering how you coped with the news that a loved one has been diagnosed with this incurable disease.
My mum (aged 72) was diagnosed last Nov, and from other stories very early on as she so far has needed no treatment. Yes I know that's really good, but think making it hard…[Read more]
Thanks Jean… think I will contact Mum's specialst nurse at the hospital ~(Doncaster, South Yorkshire) to find out if any available. Am sure it will help me deal with it as most of the time I seem to ignore the fact.
All feeling more raw at moment then when first diagnosed (last Nov 2009),but think that because of the infoday saturday, so…[Read more]
Thanks to you all, I am sure somehow we'll get used to the MM over time, and the routine visits to consultant will all become part of normal life.
I know that everything is best while no treatment is needed, and that I have to deal with my thoughs and logic.
Does anyone know if there are any counsellling services offered to family members?
I am carer, along with my sister (although don't like that term, much prefer supporter or helper) for my Mum who was diagnosed last November (2009).
At the moment she does not require any treatment, which I know is really good. However I am struggling to come to the terms with the fact that she has this curable disease yet does not need…[Read more]