My father had cancer in his cheek/neck. Had surgery and radiation.
My mother had breast cancer. After a mammogram and chemo, all was fine.
I had a Nodular Melanoma on my scalp which went to a lymph node in my neck. 2016/2017
2017 JJulyStarted Immunotherapy Trial
Diverticulitis, shown on scan results
SVT racing heart, irregular heartbeat
2018 Sept Pnuemonitis
200mg prednisone twice daily
2019 Jan pulmonary embolism
ESBL Under infectious diseases Drs at RAH for invasive fungal infection
2019 12 Jan Clexane injections 100mg twice/day
2019 15 Jan bleed in abdomen. 3 ambulances at my house. 5 hours work on me in Pt Aug hospital. Flown by Medstar to RAH. Bleeding fixed. 1 wk in intensive care, 3 weeks in ward.
Kidney stents put in, removed 6 weeks later. Frequent bladder infections, high temps, rigors from stents
2019 April pneumonia
2019 start of posterior Sub-Capsular cataracts, caused by steroids
2019 May/June another bout of pneumonia
2019 July. Diagnosed with Organising Pneumonia - back on steroids
2019 30th July heart ablation
2019 Sept/Oct cold. Chest infection and ear infection, lasted 3 weeks
2019 Oct Sliding Hiatus Hernia
2019. 19th Nov stopped steroids
2019 December Panadol Osteo and Ibrufen 400mg, 3 x per day for muscle/joint pain
2020 30th Jan Sliding Hiatus Hernia
2020 13th Feb saw Rheumatologist at Royal Adelaide Hospital Started Plaquenil for joint and muscle pain
2020 13 Dec Diverticulitis. Flown to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. 4 nights. Suspected ruptured bowel.
My husband was diagnosed with Neurological Sarcoidosis 2003
Then was diagnosed with Subacute Lupus last year.
Now my mother has just found out that she has lung cancer!!
I know that people say, "What doesn't kill you, only makes you stronger." BUT seriously, haven't we been through enough!?
To top it all off, my sister in laws mother is in the final stages of cancer as well.
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