mojo

  • mojo replied to the topic After the transplant… in the forum Carers 6 years, 7 months ago

    Hi Rebecca,

    Your post has been very informative, helpful and inspirational, thank you. As soon as David surfaces from his snooze, i’ll let him see it. Although I know everyone is different, having input from other carers and survivors too, is a great help :-).

    Tomorrow morning I’m off to do a wee abseil down the Forth Rail Bridge to raise some…[Read more]

  • mojo replied to the topic After the transplant… in the forum Carers 6 years, 7 months ago

    Sorry Jules. meant to add that I will  use carers leave and annual leave, but carers leave is limited. x

  • mojo replied to the topic After the transplant… in the forum Carers 6 years, 7 months ago

    Hi Jules, i’m so sorry to hear of your husbands diagnosis. You’re on the right place here for support. The Macmillan nurse that we see is absolutely wonderful and very knowledgeable. The advice she’s given me, as has a colleague who’s husband also has cancer, is perhaps to get signed off by the Doctor. I really don’t like to play that card, as it…[Read more]

  • mojo replied to the topic After the transplant… in the forum Carers 6 years, 7 months ago

    Morning and thank you for your responses.

    I think the maximum time I could get from work would be 4 weeks made up of my 2 remaining weeks of annual leave (leave year April to March) and two weeks carers leave (carers leave weeks cant be taken back to back apparently). Both of us have elderly parents, not particularly local, with their own health…[Read more]

  • mojo replied to the topic After the transplant… in the forum Carers 6 years, 7 months ago

    Hi, my husband is due to go for his stem cell transplant in 3 weeks, having responded very well to treatment since diagnosis at Easter. He has been told he is already in remission (paraproteins less than 1) and harvested more that enough cells at the first time of asking. I work full time and, although I know every case is different, I feel ill…[Read more]

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