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#85351 OFFLINE   3VOM

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 05:58 PM

Sorry to hear your news Mally.


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#85352 OFFLINE   chodweaver

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 06:04 PM

So sorry to hear your news, Mally. My thoughts are with you.

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#85353 OFFLINE   sierraman

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 06:09 PM

That’s awful news. My thoughts are with you.

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 06:23 PM

I was going to come in with a right proper rant, but no, it all pales in comparison with Mally's news.Thoughts are with you and your family in this time.


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#85355 ONLINE   LostnotFound

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 06:42 PM

My thoughts are with you Mally, that is horrible news.



#85356 ONLINE   Mrs6C

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 09:02 PM

I had just enquired after MrsMally on the Cat post and was directed over here. I am so, so sorry to hear that news. I hope she is out of pain now and that you can both take comfort and strength from each other in whatever time may remain. Thinking of you both.


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#85357 ONLINE   Zelandeth

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 10:55 PM

Oh bloody hell Mally, sorry to hear that.

Very similar to what happened with my mother. She was complaining of headaches for a couple of weeks before she collapsed. Turns out it was lung cancer that had spread to her brain. She never really regained full consciousness.


Really nothing to be said that can make things any easier...just remember there are folks around to talk to, don't lock yourself away from everyone.

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#85358 OFFLINE   iainrcz

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 11:05 PM

My wife has been given days to live.
Diagnosed with Lung cancer in August, told there was 93% chance of success.
Operation was a success. They were right.
What they didn't mention and I've only just heard, was that at time of a Lung cancer diagnosis, there is a 40% chance its migrated somewhere else.
Stable door springs to mind.

Shit mate, what terrible news. Best wishes.

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#85359 OFFLINE   John F

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 11:42 PM

I've just heard, Mally. Really sorry mate.


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#85360 ONLINE   Datsuncog

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 11:54 PM

Ah, no. That's rotten news.

 

I can only add my voice to the many others here wishing strength and virtual support to Mally.

 

As a bunch of misfits who maintain a steadfast optimism that anything can be mended with enough ingenuity and welding rods, it's unbelievably harsh to face something so unfixable. My thoughts are with you all at this terrible time.



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#85361 OFFLINE   Noel Tidybeard

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 12:43 AM

coroner has requested post mortem be carried out

 

was rather like being in one of those "fly on the wall" tv programmes watching the paramedics working in front of me!


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#85362 ONLINE   PhilA

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 12:50 AM

Sorry to hear that, Mally.

Makes my grump of the drive belt on my mowing machine shredding itself, leaving an area about the size of two cricket wickets un-mown pale. That and thinking I'd pushed the truck door shut, turning my head round and lamping myself on the temple with the sharp edge of the door and knocking my glasses off onto the asphalt. That and just having to buy a new tumble dryer for the mother in law because hers literally fell to pieces in an irreparable fashion.

Yup, overall, today seems to have sucked for everybody.

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#85363 ONLINE   Datsuncog

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 01:43 AM

thoughts go out to Mally & mrs M

 

we're just dealing with mrs mom doing a "sudden death" on Sunday nite/Monday morn :-(

 

Just picking up on this one as well.

 

Hope all's as well as it can be Chez Tidybeard - seems that a lot of shiters are having a very rough time of it this week. Condolences to you and yours.

 

Give those you love an extra-special tight hug this weekend, folks, and let's continue to be excellent to each other.



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Posted 07 December 2018 - 08:10 AM

coroner has requested post mortem be carried out

was rather like being in one of those "fly on the wall" tv programmes watching the paramedics working in front of me!


I'm sorry for your loss. Hopefully the report will be able to give a reason.

#85365 OFFLINE   dozeydustman

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 08:40 AM

I need to read posts more thoroughly.

Sorry for your loss Mr Tidybeard
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#85366 OFFLINE   oldcars

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 08:42 AM

Shit Mally. So sorry to read your sad news. Thoughts are with you.



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Posted 07 December 2018 - 09:14 AM

we're just dealing with mrs mom doing a "sudden death" on Sunday nite/Monday morn :-(

 

Very sorry to hear, hope you're all doing ok.



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Posted 07 December 2018 - 10:44 AM

Fucking hell TidyBeard….

Mally - stay strong.

 

best of luck over the coming days to all concerned….



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Posted 07 December 2018 - 12:05 PM

No words guys. No words.

Love to you all x

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 01:10 PM

Nothing to add, I feel for you all

 

My partners brother passed on in March, it would have been his birthday tomorrow, things are a bit emotional.

 

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 07:27 PM

When o2’s network went down yesterday, things got so desperate that I was forced to actually talk to my family.

Ikr. Awful.
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Posted 07 December 2018 - 07:29 PM

When o2’s network went down yesterday, things got so desperate that I was forced to actually talk to my family.

Ikr. Awful.


Update. Apparently Mum’s no longer working at Woolworths.
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Posted 07 December 2018 - 07:31 PM

Really don't know what to say Mally, so sorry. Sympathies to Noel Tidybeard too.

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 07:32 PM

Cavcraft, get out of Bornite's account!


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Posted 07 December 2018 - 11:59 PM

Spent the day at work just trying to get through, streaming with cold.

Got home to the Mrs' lastest trials in vegan cooking - a pasta bake with fake cheese on.

Nobody eats it willingly but her, and she admits it's not pleasant. I try not to point out that feeding 2kg of it to the hens will not have improved our environmental impact.

Eldest also full of cold and has spent the day screaming. This resumes 10 minutes after going to bed. Mrs has had this all day and has lost patience, so I'm on the sofa with a snotty nosed two year old who finally went to sleep after some toast and Calpol twenty minutes ago.

I could have gone to sleep at 7pm, but I'm still up, still streaming, and will have both the kids from silly o clock because the labour party is an essential escape. Apparently.

I know this is trifling compared to the various events above and on previous pages, and I'm grateful for what I have, but I'd just like some sleep please.
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Posted 08 December 2018 - 01:51 AM

Update. Apparently Mum’s no longer working at Woolworths.


Why, burnt to death in a fire ?

(Too soon??)

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Posted 08 December 2018 - 01:52 AM

I can hear my fences failing in the wind outside.

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Posted 08 December 2018 - 04:52 AM

Still not been to sleep, though have been resting on the floor in the living room. The eldest has been sleeping too.

What pasta bake had been eaten is now attached to bedding in the bedroom, so I suppose I could have come out worse.

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Posted 08 December 2018 - 05:02 PM

thanks everyone

 

coronors report in- basicaly heart was weakened/damaged and could have gone literally anytime

 thankfully the last thing she would have been aware of was that we (her daughter & me) were there when she lost consciousness


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