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#1 CocoPops

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 01:58 PM

I don't ask for much, but I need, or rather my wife does, your prayers, thoughts, miracles whatever. I just wanted to keep you updated, I've told some people something and others something else. My wife was admitted to Royal Berks Hospital in Reading on Sunday afternoon, with a headache. We fought for her to be admitted and I said goodbye Sunday night with her texting away and chatting. I returned Monday morning to find her gone for a CT scan. When she came back she was effectively unconscious and hasn't woken since. The scan showed a large mass and after consultation with John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, she was sent by blue light ambulance to Ozford as that's where the neuro centre is. She was operated on for several hours last night, to reduce the mass and the fluid. The tumor was the size of a tangerine and was just a ticking time bomb. I'm now driving to and from the JR. For now, she will remain sedated and it's a waiting game. Thank you for your messages already received from those that know already. I'll keep you updated, pray to whatever god or deity you believe in for us. My wife has met many VXers and I've met many more, I count a large number of you as friends. Thanks for reading, don't be scared to post. Lee

#2 Goosenka

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:04 PM

Oh Lee my god. Love, thoughts and everything go to you all. Look after yourself and stay strong. All our love and thoughts of good wishes are with you.

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:05 PM

Pretty speechless Lee, my thoughts are with you and your family at this time, what an absolute nightmare scenario! Glad to see that there has been some treatment though and well done for standing your ground :grouphug:

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:09 PM

:o So sorry to hear this Lee.

 

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your wife.



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:12 PM

Really sorry to hear this!

 

I hope all progresses well. Thoughts and prayers with you both.



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:13 PM

Sorry to hear this Lee, I hope there's good news at the end of this.

 

If you need anything while you're in Oxford let me know. I'm about a mile from the JR, even if it's just a case of a tea while the traffic eases off.

 

 



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:32 PM

So Sorry to hear this Lee, my thoughts are with you both and your families :grouphug:  :grouphug: :grouphug:  



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:41 PM

My god :( My thoughts with you all!

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:43 PM

So sorry to hear this. Everything is crossed that she makes a full and speedy recovery 



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:44 PM

Jeez Lee, got everything crossed here for you, terrible news. 



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:44 PM

fcuk. That's a sobering situation.

 

Really hope for the best.

 

Much loves :grouphug:



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:46 PM

Very sad to hear this.  My best wishes for a speedy recovery.



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:49 PM

Feck me.  Fingers crossed for you both :grouphug:



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:55 PM

Speechless Lee. Thoughts are with you both. Nothing else seems important with news like that. :grouphug:

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 03:12 PM

I'm so sorry to hear this Lee. I will be thinking of and praying for you all :grouphug:

 

 



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 03:51 PM

Just playing the waiting game. She went for another ct scan this morning to see what impact, if any, the surgery last night had. Thanks for the kind words they mean a lot.

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 04:40 PM

I'm speechless too. It's horrible that things like this can happen from what seems to be a small symptom. I hope that she is ok and recovers quickly, Lee. :)

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 05:12 PM

Holy sh*t, so sad to hear this!

 

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family for a speedy recovery

 

:grouphug:

 

 



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 05:20 PM

Aww, fcuk. What absolutely awful awful news. Really sorry to have to read this Lee. :(

 

Not sure He listens too much where I'm concerned, but I'll do my best on that front and obviously already have all my appendages crossed for Alex and a full and speedy recovery. 

 

It should go without saying but if there's anything I can do, shout.

 

Thoughts are with you and all of the girls in your life. thumbsup  :grouphug:



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Posted 04 February 2014 - 05:20 PM

Lee so sorry to be reading this :grouphug: I can't even begin to imagine what impact this is having on all of you . Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hopefully the "big man up stairs" is watching over you all . If there's anything any of us can do we're all here for you :grouphug:




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