1. TinaT

    TinaT Registered User

    Sep 27, 2006
    7,095
    Bolton
    Thank you all for your kind thoughts on a very sad day for me.

    xxTinaT
     
  2. alex

    alex Registered User

    Apr 10, 2006
    1,665
    Dear Tina

    So sorry to hear your news, my thoughts are with you both.

    Take care
    Love Alex xx
     
  3. bigtom

    bigtom Registered User

    Sep 19, 2009
    625
    bolton lancs
    Dear Tina, So so sorry to read this if there is anything i can do you know where i am. my thoughts are with you and ken and your family.
     
  4. Scottie45

    Scottie45 Registered User

    Jan 25, 2009
    1,409
    CoAntrim
    Dear Tina

    So very sorry to hear your news,Ken,you and all your family are in my thoughts,take care Marian xx
     
  5. BeckyJan

    BeckyJan Registered User

    Nov 28, 2005
    18,972
    Derbyshire
    Dear Tina:
    I have just arrived home to read this devastating news. My heart goes out to you and your family. I hope all is being done to keep Ken, and you, comfortable at this difficult time.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.
     
  6. maryw

    maryw Registered User

    Nov 16, 2008
    3,805
    Surrey
    Dear Tina, so very sorry to hear of your devastating news. Wishing you strength for the days ahead xx
     
  7. christine_batch

    christine_batch Registered User

    Jul 31, 2007
    3,388
    Buckinghamshire
    Dear Tina,

    I am so very sorry to read and Ken. May you be granted the strength to get you through each days.

    God Bless
    Christine xx
     
  8. Soobee

    Soobee Registered User

    Aug 22, 2009
    2,734
    South
    what sad news. xx
     
  9. lesmisralbles

    lesmisralbles Account Closed

    Nov 23, 2007
    5,543
    Hello You

    You know XXXX

    Barb X
     
  10. PostTenebrasLux

    PostTenebrasLux Registered User

    Mar 16, 2010
    768
    London & Oxford
    Dear Tina,

    What devastating news. Stay strong and make each day special.
    My prayers are with you both,

    Martina
     
  11. Helen33

    Helen33 Registered User

    Jul 20, 2008
    14,697
    Dear Tina,

    I have just come home and logged on to read your news:( I am so very sorry and, yes, it does sound very similar to what Alan had:(

    It seems that the whole of Talking Point is feeling for you both tonight and that's just how it should be because you have shared your lives with us. I am shocked at the news. I was shocked when I was given the news.

    Sending love
     
  12. sad nell

    sad nell Registered User

    Tina just wanted to say hello and hope you are coping at this difficult time, my love to you both, hope Ken is pain free love Pam,
     
  13. sleepless

    sleepless Registered User

    Feb 19, 2010
    3,232
    Female
    The Sweet North
    Tina, this is so cruel; my heart goes out to you, Ken, and all who love you.
    You will be in my prayers,
    sleepless.
     
  14. cymro1

    cymro1 Registered User

    Oct 4, 2010
    11
    Perth, W/ Australia
    So sorry to hear of Ken's trouble Tina.

    I will say a prayer for him and yourself, I do feel that it helps.

    My heart goes out to you both.
     
  15. julieann15

    julieann15 Registered User

    Jun 13, 2008
    2,012
    Leicestershire
    Dear Tina
    You are both in my thoughts- I am so sorry

    Love Julie xx
     
  16. Grannie G

    Grannie G Volunteer Moderator

    Apr 3, 2006
    69,142
    Kent
    Dear Tina

    You are the first person who came to my mind on waking Tina. I wonder what kind of a night you will have had. Not good I`m sure.
    I can only try to put myself in the same position and it is unbearable.
    All I can wish for Ken is he remains pain free, but I know it is hopeless wishing the same for you.
    Love xx
     
  17. Vonny

    Vonny Registered User

    Feb 3, 2009
    4,577
    Telford
    Dear Tina, I'm so sorry to hear your sad news. Love to you and Ken xxx
     
  18. TinaT

    TinaT Registered User

    Sep 27, 2006
    7,095
    Bolton
    You're right Sylvia I didn't get much sleep last night. Mind racing, thoughts flying around, lots of tears and worry.

    Ken is in no pain and is showing no signs of any pain, no breathlessness, no coughing - nothing! He is more tired than usual and that is the only difference either I or the staff at the care home can see. He is falling at least twice a week but this is caused by the parkinson side of his LBD which has greatly affected his walking ability.

    This lung cancer diagnosis has come out of the blue really. On August Bank Holiday Friday weekend I had him home to sleep but he increasingly lost the power to walk or get out of the chair so I had to take him back to the home on the Sunday afternoon. My own legs had given out trying to move him around and I was in a lot of pain. I'm awaiting a second operation on the other knee which is causing me problems.

    In the early morning of Bank Holiday Monday I got a phone call from the home that Ken had been taken to A & E with a high temp and delerious. That afternoon a Consultant who had seen an x ray told me that he had a pocket of infection in his lungs which was causing his problem and that he felt this would clear up with strong antibiotics.

    Ken quickly recovered from this but then I got an appointment for him to have a CAT scan which he had yesterday morning. Yesterday afternoon I learned that he had lung cancer with secondaries.

    Without the visit to A & E, I doubt that I would even know that he was so very ill.

    Thank you all for your support and I will let you all know how we get on.

    xxTinaT
     
  19. Skye

    Skye Registered User

    Aug 29, 2006
    17,000
    SW Scotland
    Dear Tina

    Thinking of you both. I hope Ken continues to remain pain-free. As for you, you must be in agonies, physical and mental.

    I'll continue to pray for you both.

    Love,
     
  20. Helen33

    Helen33 Registered User

    Jul 20, 2008
    14,697
    Dear Tina,

    that sounds just like what happened to us. Alan walked 5 miles on Boxing Day and there was no sign whatsoever of what he was carrying around - thank goodness:eek: A week or so later he was diagnosed with lung cancer with secondaries and received immediate fast track continuing care.

    My thoughts are with you at this time because it only seems like yesterday to me in many respects. If you feel there is any way that I can help, please don't hesitate to contact me.

    Love
     

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