Hi All, I seem to have some sort of problem with the site. I am being notified by email that there has been a response to a post, but I go looking for it, there is no new response showing. Dont know how this can be, when I have the msg in an email????? My apologies to Ally3 and Prayingtobeanswered. I have tried to respond to you both, but just cant do it!!! I will tack my responses onto the bottom of what I have showing as the last post, hopefully it will make sense at your end. Lets give a go anyway - sorry in advance if it doesnt work! Di 🙂
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Thanks Harker, for a minute there, I thought I was going mad. Had an email from an administrator - they are going to look into it. I have been online very little over the last couple of days, so I thought I may have done something to cause the problem. Di 🙂
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my message seems to have dissapeared so sorry ally3 i havent replied
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Thanks, I thought I was the only one and that my blog had been taken off because I had said something that was offensive. Phew! Ally 🙂
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Oh And PS went to the chemotherapist today for the check-up. She said the lump was nothing to worry about. Ally
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Hi Ally, you're safe there, haha - nothing offensive - just some sort of glitch. I have been trying to respond since yesterday, but couldnt find the bloody thread! I had a laugh to myself when you said your friend was traumatised by the whole chemo 'thing'. With all the chemo treatments I have had, plus I have a monthly bone strengthener infusion, which is also given through my port, my partner has not sat with me once for the entire session. He usually drops me off out the front and goes shopping, then returns 4 hours later to pick me. He did sit there for a few minutes once, but when they got the needle out to insert into the port, he said 'I have to go, I cant sit through this!!!' I just looked at him and said 'well, how do you think I feel? do you really think I like this!' with that he just up and left. My god, we do such awful things to them dont we, how dare we put them through so much trauma (said tongue in cheek)! I'm glad you are really close again and that he now has some insight into what you are going through, but I doubt that he will ever fully understand it all. Your comment about chemo brain made me laugh too. I wonder how long it stays with us - but its a good excuse when I muck things up, haha!!! I am allowing myself time to 'cool off' with my partner - I'm certainly not rushing into any big decisions. I dont normally let it get to me, but as I am still having oral chemo, I have just put it all down to a 'chemo mental melt down' - I'll see what happens over the coming weeks. I'm thrilled for you that the lump turned out to be nothing. Couldnt have wished for a better result. Take care. talk soon Di xoxo
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Di, Glad to hear you're going to 'cool off'. In response to how long the chemo brain lasts, I've been reliably informed by my chemotherapist that unlike 'pregnancy brain' it is real and will last for about 2 years! Mind you that is the response to most of my questions. How long will my joints ache? About 2 years. How long will my ear ring for? Yep 2 years. She had better be right!!!!! Ally
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Hi Ally, that is so funny! Every time I would ask the onco a question - his response was 5 years. I used to think, 'where the hell do they pluck 5 years from' - it seems to be the answer to everything. Regardless, I am going to use my chemo brain excuse for as long as I can. I always used to bleach my hair blonde prior to losing it all due to chemo, so now I cant use the 'blonde excuse' - I use chemo brain instead. I didnt have pregnancy brain - is that something I missed out on? Or maybe I was just busy being 'blonde', haha. Hope your well. Have a good one. Di 🙂
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Hi All, Please accept our apologies - indeed there was a technical glitch with our website on Monday, which led to a number of posts being lost. We're very sorry for the distress and inconvenience this caused - we have taken action to protect the site from these sort of glitches in the future. We had hoped that we would be able to retrieve and restore the posts that had been lost. Unfortunately this has not been possible, and we are very sorry for this. We did want to reassure the community, that the admin team very rarely edit or remove posts (apart from obvious spam). If we are concerned about a post, we will always contact the author, to explain the reasons for our concerns, often giving them a chance to edit their words, before stepping in and editing or deleting ourselves. Once again, we do apologise for this glitch. Warm Regards, Kate Cancer Connections Admin Team
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Thanks Kate for your quick response to the problem (and thank Felix for contacting me also) - it is much appreciated. Di 🙂
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