loopyladye

  • loopyladye started the topic More problems in the forum Carers 7 years, 10 months ago

    Hubby had yet another infection this week. Temp and fast heart rate. Developed diarohea and a stool sample grew C Diff. Probably caused by the chemo and the anti biotics he had for his last infection. It seems just as you think you are coping something else comes along to knock you back. I am also really struggling when hubby talks about the…[Read more]

  • loopyladye replied to the topic Space for self in the forum Carers 7 years, 10 months ago

    Mood is back to normal now. Thank you for your support. My husband and I are a very close couple, always holding hands, even on the sofa. I too would not want to be anywhere else , I will be at my husbands side throughout. We have only been together for 8 years and got married in August last year. So the cancer hit really hard. As for me time, I…[Read more]

  • loopyladye replied to the topic Hello in the forum Newcomers 7 years, 10 months ago

    Consultant has said he is not fit enough for atem cell at the moment. He is diabetic type 2 so the steroids put his sugars through the roof and when he was initially admitted to a and e he had AKI and it took a little while to get his kidneys working properly again.

  • loopyladye started the topic Space for self in the forum Carers 7 years, 10 months ago

    My hubby was diagnosed 7 months ago with MM. For the most of that he has had to sleep in a single bed in the living room as his mobility was affected by lytic lesions on his spine, ribs and back. Last Friday we had a stairlift fitted and he was finally able to sleep back in our bed. Now I have missed him so much at night and love him to bits but…[Read more]

  • loopyladye started the topic Hello in the forum Newcomers 7 years, 10 months ago

    My husband was diagnosed with MM just before xmaslas year. He is 1 week in on his 7the cycle of CTDa and has had 3 treatments of biophoshanates. So far things have gone well. Light chains have gone down from2900 to 250 after cycle 6. He has 3infcections 2 of which have meant a stay in hospital and only in the last 2 cycles. So his consultant has…[Read more]