Still hanging on,just. They took two thirds of his right lung. He has had 20 radiotherapy and 12 chemo. On the 8th December 2018,blood test,15th CT scan. 16th admitted to hosp with pneumonia and ? sepsis. Within an hour he phoned to say doctor wanted to know about Do Not Resuscitate,he said 'I think they are being premature'. On to I C U for 4 nights,then a ward. Sent to rehabilitation unit on 31st December. Discharged on 21st January. Appt with consultant,it was a young woman,she said everything seems to be the same. Saw consultant two weeks later. He said it is terminal,I will give you more chemo ,if you can tolerate it.He has had one and another in two weeks. Thankfully no side effects. He can still totally self care. I contacted the specialist nurses to give him some emotioal support.A lady came,wrote down his medications for heart,diabetes,cancer,shook hands and said @ I will discharge you from my caseload,phone us if you need anything,it might not be me as I am at Uni for three days a week. Just needed to say something to someone.
Irritating personality traits haven't softened - do friendships change?
Needed but feeling left out - do others feel the same?
Where were you on this day? - moon landing