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My family and I

by Anonymous

25 June 2017 at 21:36

Don't really know how to start

Hi everyone . 'Here goes nothing'. I am telling myself but this feels very strange so if I ramble please forgive me . A little bit of our background is, as a family we are trying to live with my husbands cancer and it's a definite rollercoaster of a ride . We are a close family of three my husband and I have been married 21 years and have been together since school and have an amazing 18 year old daughter doing her A levels then going off to uni and she just amazes us every day . His illness started 12 months ago he fell down stairs broke his back in May 2016 he ended up in ICU with double pneumonia and at that point we feared the worse. But luckily he pulled through but in the sept developed another brake in his back this was a very stressful time as it took a lot of fight for someone to believe us it was a new fracture . His GP sent him to the mobile units for scans in November 2016 and that's were they told us they suspected multiple myeloma . Since he got his diagnosis life has been even more of an emotional rollercoaster and very difficult he has had his VDT chemo sessions and we are now waiting for his Stem cell transplant . The care we have received is amazing and at this point he is doing really well , working to hard as always he is a very strong person and together we will all fight this .



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