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#101 Yippee-Ki-Yay

Posted 23 November 2017 - 04:07 PM

Will there be any follow up about the fact that youd been concerned about this rash for a while and been told it was nothing?

#102 Riotproof

Posted 23 November 2017 - 05:41 PM

That sounds really good, jra. I’m pleased for you.

#103 JustBeige

Posted 24 November 2017 - 03:35 AM

Thats all kinds of awesome JRA. I hope you make a quick recovery too :)

#104 RichardParker

Posted 24 November 2017 - 09:36 AM

I just saw this, JRA - glad to read you're OK and so sorry you've had a scare.  I really respect your contributions on EB and it seems so unfair for this kind of thing to happen to such a lovely, decent person.  Hoping it all clears up and stays away for good.

#105 JRA

Posted 28 November 2017 - 12:50 PM

Update: Saw breast surgeon again today, the multi disciplinary team have said that Radio therapy is recommended. It probably wont start until early Jan, but  will only know that when I see Radiotherapy specialist.

#106 eilca

Posted 30 November 2017 - 04:46 PM

JRA, I have just read this.  I am sending all my positive thoughts and healing wishes your way.  Love to you.

#107 maurie

Posted 30 November 2017 - 05:04 PM

Sending you lots of healing vibes JRA, was sorry to see this thread.

#108 JRA

Posted 23 December 2017 - 09:34 AM

Just an update now I have dates. My "measurement" scan for the radio is the 2nd, and then I start on the 9th.  Pretty upset that it means we finish our holiday 2 weeks early, I am so not wanting to go back to town and reality.

I now I have my first work booked for the 5th of Feb (I don't work over the summer holidays anyway). And oddly although not looking forward to going back to town, having that booked gives me a feeling of reality, normality and stability. It is my fave course to give, so that also helps.

the only positive is that I have had SO MUCH time I have done heaps of cross stitch. I didn't need to take time off, but hard to disappear for doctors appointments when giving training. (The colours of the photo don't do the x-stitch justice)

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#109 liveworkplay

Posted 23 December 2017 - 10:09 AM

That's beautiful JRA.

I am so happy for the positive outcome to surgery. I hope you have a happy, relaxing Christmas and New Year

#110 Yippee-Ki-Yay

Posted 23 December 2017 - 03:37 PM

Love the cross stitch. I had one big one I was in the middle of when I lost of hand dexterity and it got a lot less relaxing to do. I have a little bird one I tried not so long ago but it was just frustrating. I have a lap stand that I bought and never got to use if you are interested. It was reasonably expensive so I never got rid of it, just kept waiting to find it a good home. You are also welcome to all my old threads and hoops etc. :)

Which course will you teach?

#111 JRA

Posted 23 December 2017 - 08:51 PM

I teach specialist IT courses for a software vendor.

#112 JRA

Posted 13 January 2018 - 08:33 AM

Well I am four treatments down now, and eleven to go. It really has been a breeze so far, apparently the tiredness takes a while to hit.

But have had lots of time while up in town without the family to get on to my next x-stitch, which I need to show off!

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#113 Literary Lemur

Posted 13 January 2018 - 08:40 AM

Wow you are ridiculously skilled.

So pleased that treatments have not knocked you around too much.

#114 Nobodyelse

Posted 13 January 2018 - 01:11 PM

Wow!!! That's amazing, JRA. I was taught xstitchby my grade 4 teacher. I wonder where my sampler might be? I'll have to hunt that down!

#115 little lion

Posted 13 January 2018 - 01:14 PM

That’s a nice update. Gosh you must have great eyesight and steady hands to do that cross-stitch.

#116 Chchgirl

Posted 26 January 2018 - 02:18 PM

View PostJRA, on 13 January 2018 - 08:33 AM, said:

Well I am four treatments down now, and eleven to go. It really has been a breeze so far, apparently the tiredness takes a while to hit.

But have had lots of time while up in town without the family to get on to my next x-stitch, which I need to show off!

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Oh crap my darling, I haven't been on EB much in the last couple of months, so sorry to hear things have been a bit sh*t...

Hang in there with the radiotherapy, keep up the cross stitch..and take care ! xxx


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