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    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 2nd Jun 16, 11:48 AM
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    The post I didn't want to write: I have lymphoma.
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    • 2nd Jun 16, 11:48 AM
    The post I didn't want to write: I have lymphoma. 2nd Jun 16 at 11:48 AM
    From last Monday to 8:00 am this morning when I abruptly quit, I was in the Western General Hospital's urology dept. undergoing tests. I never do well in hospitals and, just like last time, the morphine, tramadol and finally oxycodone pills gave me terrible hallucinations and delusions. I could barely eat or sleep, concentrate or enjoy any part of the experience.

    Underwent various tests - the final one of which (this Wednesday, I'm not excluded) should give me an idea of the type of lymphona and appropriate treatment.

    I knew I had been out of sorts since just after the new year. Still, despite it being a sunny afternoon I know I'll get 4 hours straight until the pain starts again. Saw my G.P. this morning and am seeing her again tomorrow first thing.

    None of this I find particularly surprising, or sad; it's simply part of life.
    Last edited by Dreamnine; 06-06-2016 at 3:27 PM.
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    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 15th May 19, 7:30 AM
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    RIP Richard.
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    • Gettingtherequickly
    • By Gettingtherequickly 15th May 19, 7:38 AM
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    Gettingtherequickly
    Sweet dreams Dreamie
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 15th May 19, 7:53 AM
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    I followed your journey from the beginning Dreamy.

    I feel a sadness that you're not around although I didn't really know you, but this is tempered by the knowledge that now the journey has ended, you can be at peace.
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    • colinw
    • By colinw 15th May 19, 8:08 AM
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    RIP Richard

    One of his favourites....

    Last edited by colinw; 15-05-2019 at 8:29 AM.
    • Dymphna60
    • By Dymphna60 15th May 19, 8:55 AM
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    Thank you for updating suki1964 .
    Sad news .
    Condolences to all his family and friends.
    • MSE Tine
    • By MSE Tine 15th May 19, 10:08 AM
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    Our deepest condolences from everyone at MSE Towers.

    Former MSE Andrea has asked to to pass along her condolences too xx
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    • Missli
    • By Missli 15th May 19, 10:20 AM
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    RIP Richard. You were always one of the kindest people I used to occasionally speak to from here. It's very, very sad news. Condolences to your family, and many friends x
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    • Zinco
    • By Zinco 16th May 19, 8:23 AM
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    Very sad news.


    I am sorry to hear this.


    Rest in Peace Dreamnine.
    • Zinco
    • By Zinco 16th May 19, 9:18 AM
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    . Here is a selfie of me I took this morning. I need a shave. Funny, but none of my head hair disappeared during various chemo sessions although my beard did and my nasal hair. You can probably tell I have a slight squint in my left eye.



    I don't think I look too bad for 52.
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    • Quasar
    • By Quasar 16th May 19, 9:21 AM
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    Goodbye Dreamnine, RIP. You will be missed.

    Dear Karma, I have a whole list of people you missed.
    • Zinco
    • By Zinco 16th May 19, 6:18 PM
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    Bumping this up because some posters might not have heard the sad news.
    • Janey3
    • By Janey3 16th May 19, 9:37 PM
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    Rest in peace, Dreamnine. X
    • melanzana
    • By melanzana 16th May 19, 9:54 PM
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    So sad. I lurked on his thread and rooted for him, he was so brave.

    May he rest in peace. Poor soul.

    Live every day while well, we know not the day nor the hour.
    • zagubov
    • By zagubov 17th May 19, 12:15 AM
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    Your life here now is complete and you will be much missed.

    We shared much taste in music but I thought yours was better.

    Your posts encouraged me to get tested for cancer.

    RIP Dreamnine.
    Last edited by zagubov; 17-05-2019 at 6:11 AM.
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    • UKTigerlily
    • By UKTigerlily 17th May 19, 1:36 AM
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    RIP and so sorry to all who knew and loved him x
    • Meg x
    • By Meg x 17th May 19, 8:14 AM
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    RIP Richard

    We had many nice chats in the past by PM, and I remember posting songs for you on the music thread when you weren't sure how to post links.

    Sleep peacefully x
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    • hayday75
    • By hayday75 18th May 19, 9:44 AM
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    Very sad to read that Richard has passed away .
    Rest in peace x
    • Rainbowgirl84
    • By Rainbowgirl84 18th May 19, 2:49 PM
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    RIP, Edinburgh has lost one of it's sons.
    • Torry Quine
    • By Torry Quine 18th May 19, 6:02 PM
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    • Tarry
    • By Tarry 23rd May 19, 6:40 PM
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    Rip Dreammine. You will be missed xx
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