Yesterday was a bit of a blow I have hurt my knee, and am trying to rest as much as possible as I have to put down mulch next week before our house goes on the market. My mum took my eldest for the night, & Ben kindly offer to watch our youngest in the bath whilst I took 10 mins to lay down. Ben dried her & bought her into our room (which was a little unusual) he placed her on the bed, and went to his wardrobe. Without placing much thought, I laughed & said "ah hun, I don't think you'll find anything small enough in there for her" He turned, looked at me for a minute confused, & laughed- asked me to watch her whilst he went to her room to get her pj's. He came back with her bathers & proceeded to put them on her. Reality hit I quickly brushed it off, and went & got her pj's. He didn't seem to notice the 2 large issues staring us both in the face. I on the other hand, have thought about it since. I know weaning off dex makes them feel like crap, and do weird things cause their head is all foggy. But this.... well this was a little bit of an insight into what future looks like for us. And it's a bit fricken scary He had a good day today, mentioned before heading to bed every day off the dex is feeling better, so that is an amazing positive. I had the day at my parents today, so my knee is feeling much better. So gardening begins on Tuesday I think! I love him more every day, even when I get angry & frustrated with him. I didn't think it would be possible. T minus 8 days until scan day. He has told me no more chemo if there is growth. I can see his reasonings, it's hard to accept, but I understand & support him. Praying for no growth, or shrinkage! I hope all are feeling well tonight!
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The changes are hard to take Hun. The reality is stark. And the fear, is so real. Hold him tight tonight, cherish that love and keep your hope, it will help you help him. Thinking of you, jobeth xx
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All the best with the scans .
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