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As well as sharing experiences with our friendly online community, registered members are able to contact our experienced online team. The Centre is staffed during office hours and the online team aim to reply within 24 hours.

Psychologists and experts from other Maggie's Centres and partner organisations also facilitate some group and individual sessions.

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'Today I am feeling' - managing emotions

Share how you are feeling and swap tips for managing stress with other members and the online team

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i cant get my father to eat

Started by Anonymous on 18 January 2018 at 08:37

i cant get my father to eat he on his second round of chemo its so hard

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    From SusieQ  
    18 January 2018 at 09:19
    Edited on: 18 January 2018 at 09:35

    Hello,

    A warm welcome to you from us all here at Maggie's Online Centre.

    It can feel very upsetting when someone we care about, doesnt feel like, or can't eat. It sounds a distressing situation for you - but there may be a number of reasons that he's not feeling like eating. It may depend on what his cancer is, the chemotherapy he's on, and any side effects?

    I'll message you, and find out a bit more about what's going on for you and your dad, and see what advice and support we can offer. You may like our online nutritional advisor, CarolineH, to get in touch and offer some tips?

    Warm wishes

    Sue


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