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Tomm1215
  • By Tomm1215 · New reply yesterday at 8:19 pm
  • 10 replies
  • Good morning friends. I wanted to give you an update on mom. She got a call from her hospice nurse stating that she will be coming tomorrow and discharging my mom from hospice care. She has been on hospice ...

It feel likes it has been a million year since mom left me

neverstoploving
  • By neverstoploving · New reply yesterday at 12:56 pm
  • 19 replies
  • Sorry, I have nothing much to say. I can only say that since my mother passed away on Feb 18, 2014, I have lost the will to live. She would have been 57 yesterday. I know she wanted me to live. We were ...

She says she doesnt love me anymore

af77
  • By af77 · New reply yesterday at 10:47 am
  • 10 replies
  • Morning all, My wife has been fighting stage IV nsclc for over 3 yrs now and recently she has told me she doesnt love me andymore and isnt happy. To say we have had a rocky relationship is a understatement ...

HELP-ARE WE IN DENIAL

Ellasdaughter
  • By Ellasdaughter · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 21 replies
  • Sometimes I don't know what to do with myself and other times I don't know what to do with my siblings. I know we've all been in denial at one time or the other in re to my mother's condition and as the ...

At the end of my rope

JimDonna
  • By JimDonna · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 16 replies
  • Sorry for the venting...but I just have to get if off my chest! :\ How much is one suppose to be able to handle? We have been at this for 3 1/2 years...non-stop! In the beginning, I was home with him ...

Sr Mom (75) with lung adeno stage 3-4 depression issues

gr8twh
  • By gr8twh · New reply April 13, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Not sure how or what to do as this seems like a no win to any attempts I do to help her out of this funk. She has always been a strong fighter as this is her third round, first was breast and then lung ...

Larry the Mayor

Kevinpm
  • By Kevinpm · New reply April 13, 2014
  • 76 replies
  • People have been talking about another bus trip I burbs lot. They been thinking a lot about the. Caribbean. The bus was out out of commotion we made it bigger more beds more cafeteria let me when ,it ...

Mum diagnosed with breast cancer & metastasis of spine & ribs

Katkam
  • By Katkam · New reply April 11, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Dear all, My mum is 78 years old and recently complained of pain in back and ribs. An MRI was done and the spine specialist confirmed she has metastasis in spine and rib area and the primary source was ...

I'm tired and i'm trying not to complain

Ellasdaughter
  • By Ellasdaughter · New reply April 10, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • I am so exhausted. Working all day long, going home for a minute to care for my husband and then to hospice to tend to my mother. I need sleep-sleep and more sleep. I shouldn't complain especially since ...

New.. What to expect?

sweetmelbelle31
  • By sweetmelbelle31 · New reply April 10, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • My Mother in Law was just diagnosed with Stage IIIB adenocarcinoma lung cancer. She had a small nodule on her xray 7 years ago and was told it was because of a pneumonia. She got another pneumonia a year ...

If Tomorrow Starts Without Me...

dkharris
  • By dkharris · New reply April 8, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • I found this poem today..it was so beautiful I had to share it... If Tomorrow Starts Without Me If tomorrow starts without me and I'm not there to see, If the sun should rise and find your eyes all filled ...

Here I go again!

Rytar
  • By Rytar · New reply April 7, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Hello everyone! Eight short weeks ago I lost my husband of 40 years to small cell lung cancer. He was in very bad health from his Heart disease. He was in the final stage of testing to be put on a transplant ...

How do you cope?

pollylovesjoe
  • By pollylovesjoe · New reply April 6, 2014
  • 40 replies
  • I usually handle my life pretty well, but since my husband Joe was diagnosed with Stage IV NSCLC I've been eating like a cow! I've gained about 8 pounds in 6 weeks. I'm constantly stressed out. My shoulders ...

Mrs. Margaret G

margaretguralnik
  • By margaretguralnik · New reply April 6, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • My husband has been diagnose with two forms of cancer in December of 2013. Had surgery in January. Now he has a neo bladder. We are dealing now with CML. He is taking a Gleevek 400 mg. He is battling ...

Just Joined Today Have No Idea What Most of You are Discussing

Daughterslove
  • By Daughterslove · New reply April 6, 2014
  • 16 replies
  • Obviously I have a lot to learn. This is like a whole new language. My Father has recently been diagnosed with Stage IV Lung Cancer. He is getting his 2nd treatment today. Off I go to start reading and ...

An Ideal i have had and others

hppy2b
  • By hppy2b · New reply April 5, 2014
  • 23 replies
  • I don't really know what to call this Topic, But Several ladies and i were wondering if anyone would know how to start a single men and women dating site for those who have had cancer or going thru cancer ...

For the Kids

pollylovesjoe
  • By pollylovesjoe · New reply April 3, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • I see so many posts from children. I thought it would be nice if we could have a thread for them--what we'd like them to know, how to remember us, etc... I would like to start out with what Joe said to ...

Irrational Cancer fears? Becoming a hypochondriac?

sleepy832
  • By sleepy832 · New reply April 1, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Good morning all! Looking for caregivers that may identify with my new fears. My Husband has lung cancer. I am 31 and he is 47. For the past two months we have traveled from doctor to doctor, spent lots ...

Stage 4 Throat Cancer

girliegirl2012
  • By girliegirl2012 · New reply March 31, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • My brother in law was diagnosed in Jan. with stage 4 throat cancer. I do not know much about this and am hoping someone here on this site can help me. Here is all I know about his condition: My sister ...

one year of photos of a lung cancer patient's life.

C-in-Oz
  • By C-in-Oz · New reply March 29, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • This was posted on my Australian forum. Very worth sharing. Lung Cancer Alliance in the US shared a moving video that documents one year of photos of a lung cancer patient's life. Lung cancer survivor ...
Photo of Dave Grant

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