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Wed 13-Mar-19
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My poor mother saw the kidney consultant this afternoon....she's got renal cancer, a 6cm long tumour.  The surgeon said she has two options, do nothing or have the whole kidney removed - he said if she was younger and fitter he would recommend it being removed straight away.  He's given her a fortnight to decide.  She's shell shocked, poor thing, as are we.  She's nearly 83 and in poor health.  

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

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I was very much saddened by this news, as you know.  I hope that, together with the rest of your family, your Mum will make the right decision for her.  You must be feeling very much beleaguered now, with all the bad news you seem to be getting.  There is nothing I can say that will make it any more bearable, only that you know how to contact me if you need to and, as usual, I send you mega hugs. xxx

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It is the Vernal Equinox today - Spring, a new beginning - enjoy it everyone!

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Yes thank goodness....not much sun as yet, but at least there's no wind to speak of and it's not raining.

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Hard to believe that we are so far into the year already 

Never give up Tomorrow is another day.

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Hello all, yes nearly May already, unbelievable!

Got a bit of Storm Hannah here, not much rain but extremely windy.  We've been away on hols in a caravan in Devon this week, came back a couple of days early as we'd seen the forecast and didn't fancy being stuck in the caravan - not nice in bad weather.  Had a lovely relaxing time with very good weather prior to that, though.

Not up to much today, have just about finished the last of the washing (where does it all come from?  It always seems like a dozen people have been away with us on hols, we seem to have so much washing when we get back) and unpacked and put everything else away.  Husband's not feeling too well - nothing drastic, think it's just one of those shortlived bugs - so we won't be going anywhere this weekend.  Got a good book I picked up whilst away - the office had a pile of second hand books for sale, for a donation to charity - so I may just relax and read whilst husband snoozes in front of the TV.

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I am pleased to hear that you were able to relax, not so thrilled that S is unwell and I wish him a fast recovery.

Enjoy your weekend.

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Thank you Toni.  As you know, husband's 'bug' turned out to be a nasty urine infection, he was peeing what looked like pure blood a few days ago, very worrying.  It's not nearly so bloody anymore, but is very painful when he pees.  He's on antibiotics.

This afternoon my mum fell in her kitchen, she has a head injury and a suspected broken hip, she's at hospital awaiting x-rays.  

I've asked for a referral to a sleep programme, as my insomnia is worse than ever, what with all our worries and my increasingly painful hip and back.  We all just seem to be falling apart.  As does our car, which is due for the MOT in a fortnight and husband doesn't think it will pass.  

I keep thinking surely nothing else can go wrong....but then it does.  

I hope everyone else is ok.

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