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  1. Thread: 10k

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    Oh, wow! What an amazing turnout, Lynne!

    Oh, wow! What an amazing turnout, Lynne!
  2. Thread: 10k

    by Gillette
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    Hi Lynne Good luck and thank you to them for...

    Hi Lynne

    Good luck and thank you to them for raising money for and awareness of MND.
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    Oh, Chrissie, I'm sorry Doug is back in...

    Oh, Chrissie, I'm sorry Doug is back in Wythenshawe: it's so disappointing for both of you.

    I am also on the Ventilation Unit at the moment. Following on from Ellie's comment about discussing...
  4. Thread: Ventilation

    by Gillette
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    Thanks for the tips, Ellie. The water has been...

    Thanks for the tips, Ellie.

    The water has been reduced to 100ml at a time. As for the Fortisips, I have lost more weight than they'd like, since I came in, not helped by having pretty much gone...
  5. Thread: Ventilation

    by Gillette
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    Hi Debbie, Thank you. I'm doing ok thanks and...

    Hi Debbie,

    Thank you. I'm doing ok thanks and the team on the ward are great.
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    Thanks, Ellie.

    Thanks, Ellie.
  7. Thread: Ventilation

    by Gillette
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    I've been having 200ml of water, morning and...

    I've been having 200ml of water, morning and evening, together with a Fortisip with fibre in the morning and a Fortisip 2cal in the evening using a syringe plunger.

    We are tweaking the regimen,...
  8. Thread: Hello

    by Gillette
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    Hi Chris, Welcome to the forum but sorry that...

    Hi Chris,

    Welcome to the forum but sorry that you have the diagnosis.

    There is a huge amount of experience and knowledge on the forum - as you've probably guessed - so feel free to ask if you...
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    Do you know if it is possible to have it renewed...

    Do you know if it is possible to have it renewed without sending in the current badge?
  10. Thread: Ventilation

    by Gillette
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    Hi Ellie, Actually I am finding the breakfast...

    Hi Ellie,

    Actually I am finding the breakfast bolus is making me feel overfull and nauseous. They are reducing the volume of water to see if I can tolerate it better.
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    Hi Sarah and welcome to the forum no-one wants to...

    Hi Sarah and welcome to the forum no-one wants to need.

    I bought a four-wheeled walker when my walking was deteriorating and only managed to use it a couple of times due to my rate of...
  12. Thread: Ventilation

    by Gillette
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    Hi Kayleigh and Sheila, I started using the...

    Hi Kayleigh and Sheila,

    I started using the PEG for nutrition 2 or 3 days after it was fitted. At the moment I am having bolus feeds to supplement what I am eating and also to make sure that I am...
  13. Thread: Ventilation

    by Gillette
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    Hi everyone, Had a meeting with the social...

    Hi everyone,

    Had a meeting with the social worker today, which turned into a mini discharge planning meeting. The result was that it was agreed that an application would be made by the hospital...
  14. Thread: Ventilation

    by Gillette
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    Thank you all for your support: it has certainly...

    Thank you all for your support: it has certainly helped me to get through today. I wasn't going to mention the dark thoughts but then realised I would be lying by omission, and I don't like lying.
    ...
  15. Thread: Ventilation

    by Gillette
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    Hi Everyone, I thought I would post an update...

    Hi Everyone,

    I thought I would post an update about what is happening with me.

    I am still in Wythenshawe Hospital and it's looking as though I will be here for at least a couple more weeks....
  16. Thread: Football

    by Gillette
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    Hi Kayleigh, I'm very excited at the prospect...

    Hi Kayleigh,

    I'm very excited at the prospect of finally being recognised as a fully-fledged member of the El Dorado fan club. **jumps up & down squealing delightedly.

    I must also admit to...
  17. Thread: Football

    by Gillette
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    Hi Kayleigh, One of the nurses told me a few...

    Hi Kayleigh,

    One of the nurses told me a few minutes ago about the return of Supermarket Sweep - she was definitely more excited about it than I could even pretend to be. However we did get into...
  18. Thread: Football

    by Gillette
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    Hi CC, I did try watching American Football...

    Hi CC,

    I did try watching American Football once but ended up in a coma which it took me 11 1/2 months to come out of! Ha ha ha!
  19. Thread: Football

    by Gillette
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    Oh, Kayleigh, thank you so much for reminding me...

    Oh, Kayleigh, thank you so much for reminding me about it. I was all set to watch it but then came across a box of pins that were just the right size to poke in my eyeballs. I'm afraid it was no...
  20. Thread: Football

    by Gillette
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    I was lying in my hospital bed, wondering how I...

    I was lying in my hospital bed, wondering how I would manage to fall asleep and then i read this thread. Perfection! Football, cricket and celebrity quiz shows! I'm already snoring sweetly. Thanks,...
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    Hi Catsparkle, I'm sorry that your care is...

    Hi Catsparkle,

    I'm sorry that your care is nowhere near what you need or would like. I hope you have someone that you can talk to about it.
  22. Thread: New

    by Gillette
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    Hi Emma,gzghb Welcome to the forum no-one...

    Hi Emma,gzghb

    Welcome to the forum no-one wants to need. Sorry to hear that your partner has been diagnosed. It's perfectly understandable that you are so worried - there are so many things that...
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    Hi Douglas. Sorry to hear you had such...

    Hi Douglas.

    Sorry to hear you had such problems with hospital transport. By coincidence, the patient in the next bed has been waiting for three hours for hospital transport to take her home.
  24. Thread: Ventilation

    by Gillette
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    Hi Andy, Terry and Ellie, Thanks for your...

    Hi Andy, Terry and Ellie,

    Thanks for your messages. I don't really have any pain, just some discomfort - mainly when I am being turned over in bed. I have been taking painkillers when i've needed...
  25. Thread: Ventilation

    by Gillette
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    Thank you, everyone. It's lovely to know there...

    Thank you, everyone. It's lovely to know there are so many people rooting for me.
    Goodnight!
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