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  • Toni's Christmas tree - Members Christmas Trees & Decorations 2012 - Ostomyland Community
    21 Dec 2012 220 views Find their other images Special effects courtesy of advice from Magoo sthorough likes this Sign in to follow this Followers 0 Photo Information View photo EXIF information 2 Comments magoo55 97 Posted 22 Dec 2012 Nice one Toni You got great light trails different colours trally add to it If your town has a big tree in the square you ll get great colours Try different apertures F Stops or and different exposure times The manual for your camera will be on the Manuf Website for free just Google your camera name and model Num and you get the whole manual in PDF form easier than a paper one One great feature of the DSLR is tou can plug it into your computer with a USB and shoot from your computer keyboard and see the picture on the computer instantly as you shoot Look up TETHERED SHOOTING a GREAT WAY TO LEARN THE CONTROLS AND TRYING DIFFERENT SETTINGS on the camera and seeing the results on the big screen instead of having to to download Keep experimenting Toni nice pic Magoo Share this comment Link to comment Share on other sites Trekkie Monster 101 Posted

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  • toniwalsh - Ostomyland Community
    testers seem to have vanished Is this just an iPad thing or were they never intended to stay after the test period or am I just not looking hard enough 27 Mar 2013 8 replies We have hit 90 000 posts toniwalsh replied to Kathy from England s topic in Ostomyland s Community Website Announcements That will be worth some kind of award Amazing Perhaps the person who does the 100 000th post can get a signature stamp or something Now I m getting all nostalgic as I remember when I was a kid sometimes shops stopped someone as they were going in and told them they were the millionth customer or something how on earth did they know and gave them a prize like a two minute free shopping trolley dash or something 22 Mar 2013 7 replies Congrats O landers you ve been nominated for Support Group O T Y in the Ostomy Lifestyle 2013 Awards toniwalsh replied to Trekkie Monster s topic in Ostomyland s Community Website Announcements Yeah I meant to say that Jason and Kathy both deserve to win a prize Sorry Kathy 20 Mar 2013 11 replies Congrats O landers you ve been nominated for Support Group O T Y in the Ostomy Lifestyle 2013 Awards toniwalsh replied to Trekkie Monster s topic in Ostomyland s Community Website Announcements Yay for us Shame you didn t get more nominations Jason You certainly deserve to win a prize 20 Mar 2013 11 replies Ostomyland Minecraft server now live toniwalsh replied to Trekkie Monster s topic in Ostomyland s Community Website Announcements I play eternal lands when I can get the use of the laptop too much time on that to even consider another game I did take a look at the Minecraft but I just don t think its for me Sorry 13 Mar 2013 7 replies Kathy from England toniwalsh Happy Birthday x 27 Feb 2013 0 IMPORTANT PLEASE READ For Your Safety NEVER Give Out Personal Details Or Call People Online With Your Landline toniwalsh replied to Trekkie Monster s topic in Ostomyland s Community Website Announcements Sound advice Jason and message very much received and understood 23 Feb 2013 20 replies looking for social groups pre launcher testers toniwalsh replied to Trekkie Monster s topic in Ostomyland s Community Website Announcements No rush Jason I was you I was concerned about 18 Feb 2013 11 replies looking for social groups pre launcher testers toniwalsh replied to Trekkie Monster s topic in Ostomyland s Community Website Announcements I m guessing things are difficult at home for Jason right now It s unusual not to have seen a post from him for such a long time I hope you re ok and things aren t too bad Jason I see that several groups have been set up but are not yet active 18 Feb 2013 11 replies looking for social groups pre launcher testers toniwalsh replied to Trekkie Monster s topic in Ostomyland s

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  • Fuzzbutt in his Christmas 2012 outfit - Members Christmas Trees & Decorations 2012 - Ostomyland Community
    Browse Forums Calendar Gallery Blogs Staff Online Users More Activity All Activity Search More Website More More All Activity Home Gallery Members Christmas Trees Decorations 2012 Fuzzbutt in his Christmas 2012 outfit Other sizes 94x145 100x100 Other images in Members Christmas Trees Decorations 2012 Fuzzbutt in his Christmas 2012 outfit Sign in to follow this Followers 0 By Trekkie Monster 20 Dec 2012 216 views Find their other images Fuzzbutt in his Christmas 2012 outfit Dressed as an elf in his new job as one of Santa s little helper Nancy and av nz like this Sign in to follow this Followers 0 Photo Information View photo EXIF information 2 Comments loisw 376 Posted 20 Dec 2012 He looks so cute in his Christmas outfit Share this comment Link to comment Share on other sites Nancy 128 Posted 23 Dec 2012 But where is he hiding Share this comment Link to comment Share on other sites Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community It s easy Register a new account Sign in Already have an

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  • The Family Trekkie's tree. - Members Christmas Trees & Decorations 2012 - Ostomyland Community
    Gallery Image This Category Advanced Search Browse Forums Calendar Gallery Blogs Staff Online Users More Activity All Activity Search More Website More More All Activity Home Gallery Members Christmas Trees Decorations 2012 The Family Trekkie s tree Other sizes 719x1200 360x600 144x240 100x100 Other images in Members Christmas Trees Decorations 2012 The Family Trekkie s tree Sign in to follow this Followers 0 By Trekkie Monster 20 Dec 2012 210 views Find their other images This is our Christmas tree for this year We have a small living room so we only have a 3ft fibre optic tree sat on a table in the bay window It s big enough for us av nz likes this Sign in to follow this Followers 0 Photo Information View photo EXIF information 1 Comment av nz 200 Posted 22 Dec 2012 Lovely and christmasy Share this comment Link to comment Share on other sites Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community It s easy Register a new account Sign in Already have an account Sign in here Sign

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  • Janet Mitchell - Ostomyland Community
    a family member that recently had a colostomy and urostomy Anyway it s so lovely to hear from you and re connect a little bit I ll let you know how Charlene makes out Much love Janet 12 Jan 2014 5 comments Janet Mitchell liked a comment on a blog entry Hi Everyone Need Help Persistent Rash Under Flange 12 Jan 2014 Janet Mitchell liked a comment on a blog entry Hi Everyone Need Help Persistent Rash Under Flange 12 Jan 2014 Hi Everyone Need Help Persistent Rash Under Flange Janet Mitchell commented on Janet Mitchell s blog entry in Charlene s Journey Laurence we will try it today Thank you 10 Jan 2014 5 comments Janet Mitchell started following Hi Everyone Need Help Persistent Rash Under Flange 3 Jan 2014 Hi Everyone Need Help Persistent Rash Under Flange Janet Mitchell posted a blog entry in Charlene s Journey Hello Everyone I am so sorry to have neglected my blog It has been a CRAZY year and hopefully I ll have time now to regularly update you as to Charlene s status For now though I have a quick question Does anyone have any experience with a persistent rash under your flange I have to admit that I have prided myself on how well I have been able to keep Charlene s skin under her flange looking I ve used a combination of things to quickly put to rest any rashes that have popped up I always assumed the rashes were yeast infections and have treated them as such This doesn t respond to anything plus extraordinary measures like taking a diflucan tablet once a day for a month or using lotrimin powder under the flange consistently I m starting to wonder if she s become allergic to the adhesive and we already use the Hollister flanges with the non allergenic adhesive because she WAS allergic to the band aid like adhesive Any advice would be appreciated She has an appointment in two weeks with the wound care nurse but I m hoping someone here will have some advice for us Other than the rash under her flange Charlene is in fairly good health and takes a maintenance drug called Budesonide which is a steroid that treats the inside of her intestine the parts she has left She still suffers occasional symptoms like stomach aches back aches and nausea but they are few and far between for the most part Thank you Janet 3 Jan 2014 5 comments Kathy from England Janet Mitchell Happy Birthday xx 19 Nov 2012 0 Janet Mitchell Thank you 19 Nov 2012 0 Janet Mitchell started following Long Time No Post 9 Oct 2012 Long Time No Post Janet Mitchell posted a blog entry in Charlene s Journey Hi Everyone Oh my gosh I cannot believe I haven t posted since APRIL Please forgive me To say that we ve been busy is SUCH an understatement And we still are In May I was called back to work and From June 1st until Aug 18th I worked every day creating technical documents for a company that I used to work for with my husband and the documents were due six months BEFORE they even asked me to write them Things quieted down until just this week so I can t even promise that I ll write more often Anyway enough about me and my excuses I took Charlene to a pediatric gastroenterologist in CT who had treated her with Tysabri two years ago It was our last great hope before they removed her colon Anyway this doc put her on Entocort for the summer and we see him in 10 days to re assess the situation Entocort is basically a steroid for the intestines No side effects like puffy face or anything It s a mild drug and I m not sure it has done the trick But it got her through the summer during which she was able to swim in a summer league on a team that she s been on since she was five This was her 10th season This fall she dove for the varsity team at the high school because she really wasn t well enough to swim competitively She was getting dizzy and out of breath during practice during the summer and those practices are nothing compared to varsity practices Anyway an Ostomyland member wrote to ask me about swimming today and it reminded me to update this blog I will do so again when I have more time and more to tell but hello to everyone out there in Ostomyland And to Laurence who originally suggested Active Lifestyle Products seal rings for over the flange during swimming you were our real lifesaver when it came to swimming When we went to the wound care nurse the other day at the hospital she said that they recommend Active Lifestyle Products seals to all of their patients Charlene wears one every day swimming or not The nurse said so many of their patients do as well It gives them that much more confidence that the flange will stay put So for those of you looking for a little more protection and seal try them They come in two sizes and they are just the greatest thing ever invented nobody even pays me to say that Our insurance covers them without question http alpglobal com l TM Rings html That s all I have for now stay in touch everyone Oh the picture of Charlene is of her and her BOYFRIEND he s so sweet and they are both section leaders in the marching band at the high school She plays the trumpet This is a picture of them together on the bus on the way to a competition He takes care of her just like I wish I could when I m not with her 9 Oct 2012 2 Janet Mitchell started following rachiebug 13 Apr 2012 rachiebug started following

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  • Charlene's Journey - Ostomyland Community
    just starting ninth grade and went out for varsity swimming and she made it It s exciting it s affirming and she s so proud At the end of seventh grade she went out for lacrosse and didn t make it so a bad memory has been replaced with a good memory We re so pleased for her I forgot to mention that Charlene made varsity without her coach knowing about her Crohn s disease and ostomy I think She of course had the requisite Dr s physical and we noted her condition on the interval form allowing for updates etc since the physical But I m not sure the coach reviews those When she arrived at tryouts her main concern was her ankle which she had badly sprained at Camp Oasis the week before Anyway we think she was accepted onto the team without prejudice is what I m saying The day I DID send in a note explaining her situation which sometimes causes her to have to rest when others don t have to she swam every lap in practice Clearly she is not disabled by her disease much any longer That s makes a mom like me very happy Ileostomy swimming Read more 2 comments 50 views Summer Camp for Kids with Crohn s Coliti s By Janet Mitchell 16 Aug 2011 Today is opening day of Camp Oasis here in New York Charlene is so excited to go she s been packed and ready for three days Camp Oasis is run by the Crohn s Colitis Foundation of America CCFA and luckily for us takes place at Camp Scatico in Elizaville NY about 45 minutes from our house Kids with Crohn s disease or colitis from all over the northeast U S are invited and they attend for free at the expense of the CCFA It s amazing Charlene was first diagnosed when she was 11 years old in May of 2008 When we got out of the hospital after her initial stay we found the CCFA website and references to Camp Oasis for kids with either Crohn s or Colitis We missed the sign up time by far and so it wasn t until 2009 that Charlene first attended camp She loved it She loved it and had a great time despite the fact that she was so sick while she was there that she almost had to leave after the first night She was sick but soldiered on and stayed for the entire five nights Having Crohn s disease was tough but what changed everything for Charlene was meeting other kids who knew exactly how she felt She also met a little girl that week that had an ostomy but wore her bikini anyway I m so happy to say that Charlene has her bikini all packed for camp this year So when Charlene was facing her temporary ileostomy within the next month she wasn t as afraid as if she had never met the kids at camp or seen the girl with the pouch wearing a bikini and being so comfortable with herself In between Charlene s first and second time at camp she had two surgeries she had her colectomy a month and half before camp last summer At camp she had two girlfriends one of bikini fame that had pouches and they went to the nurses office together to change their flanges pouches during camp They even signed each other s pouches before their last change at the end of camp It still brings tears to my eyes So today she is packed and ready for her third Camp Oasis It has made all the difference in her life She and her friends keep in touch all year long on Facebook and have planned a birthday party for one of their friends while they ll be at camp This summer Charlene was awarded the Superstar award from her summer swim team And she was feeling strong enough to compete in the 50 yard Fly this summer too It has always been her favorite stroke Charlene is going full steam ahead this year She starts high school in September She ll be on the varsity swim team in addition to her year round swim team and she ll be in the marching band Huge commitments The day after camp ends Charlene has swim try outs from 8 30 am til 11 30 am and then marching band from 1 to 8 pm for two weeks It s gonna be crazy for those first two weeks before school actually starts So here s to living a full life after ostomy surgery Charlene does it VERY well Kids Crohn s Colitis CCFA Read more 2 comments 44 views Charlene s One Year Anniversary By Janet Mitchell 1 Jun 2011 Happy Anniversary to Charlene It was a year ago today that Charlene went into the hospital to have her colon removed and it s been three years since she was diagnosed with Crohn s disease It seems like yesterday and it seems like a hundred years ago all at once Since her surgery last June 1st Charlene has really had very few setbacks Just once in July right after surgery she ended up dehydrated and back in the hospital for a couple of days That was like a vacation compared to what she was used to she even got to eat while she was there Charlene is thriving she s graduating from 8th grade in a few weeks she swam on a year round competitive swim team all year she s on the highest honor roll and she plays the trumpet in three different bands She s looking forward to high school being in the marching band being on the varsity swim team and she s really excited about going to summer camp with the Crohn s Colitis Foundation of America again this summer her third time This summer will be her tenth summer swimming for the Rosendale Rapids here in town We re so proud of you Charlene Thanks to everyone at Ostomyland I found you online during the long nights I spent at the hospital with Charlene in 2009 when they first started talking diverting ileostomy I couldn t have done it without your support I found Ostomy Secrets online during that same week and Charlene has used their products from the beginning They have made all the difference So many people have helped us along the way I ll be forever grateful Hope everyone is well Love Janet and family Read more 2 comments 38 views Long Time No Blog By Janet Mitchell 16 Feb 2011 Hi Everyone out there in Ostomyland I ve been away for a long time it seems which is probably good news Charlene has felt better in the last 2 months than ever since her diagnosis in May of 2008 Wow it seems like that was yesterday and so long ago all at once Anyway it turns out Charlene had been taking twice the dose of Omeprazole than prescribed and we think that was staving off nausea very well for her so she continues to take it Swim season is almost over as far as competitions are concerned Two more I think I just want to say that Charlene is truly an amazing kid probably in the last month we ve had the two worst blow outs of our career with her ostomy and honestly she never flinches she never whines she never complains it s kind of crazy I appreciate her even keeled personality SO MUCH No self pity no questions she just gets on with it So that s us Hope all is well for everyone Lots of love to everybody Janet Read more 2 comments 49 views Happy New Year By Janet Mitchell 9 Jan 2011 Happy New Year everyone at Ostomyland Just a quick update on Charlene she seems to be feeling really well and she continues to swim regularly and even went downhill skiing for the first time over Christmas break I ended up rushing up to the ski hill to change her flange but hey whaddayagonnado We are still learning about supplies and how many to have on hand depending on the event She went to a birthday party slept over and then got up the next day to go skiing with everyone Unbeknownst to me she had used her one set of supplies early in that morning before leaving to go skiing like 5 30a m early So off she went to the ski hill without supplies The different foods from the party pizza and cake I imagine must have made her output more liquidy than usual she had immodium with her but of course left it at her friend s house and eight hours later she was leaking So I get the following text from her at about 2 in the afternoon Come now and bring supplies She told me later that as she was coming down the hill she could feel a cool breeze because of the liquid leaking and thought uh oh Anyway to make a long story longer I quickly drove up 45 min changed her flange in the medical office where she was waiting for me and left her to get back to more skiing She was having the BEST time The kids she was with never even knew I d come there Of course when she got back to the lodge her poles had been stolen Poor kid She seriously just rolls with the punches though One of the older kids with her let her borrow his poles and off she went I think she was more upset when someone stepped on her new Uggs on the bus on the way home What a day she had And yet she came home so happy and kept saying C mon let s go skiing right now So live and learn Overnights plus skiing requires more than one set of supplies Clearly I m applying for a continuation of coverage with our health insurance company I m hopeful that everything will work out just fine in that regard It s hard to believe that this May will be the third anniversary of her diagnosis It s been a long and grueling journey at times but lately I ve begun to feel more like myself again A parent s guilt and worry are never ending it seems So Happy New Year to everyone at Ostomyland I couldn t have made it without you God bless Janet Read more 1 comment 46 views Merry Christmas and oh by the way we no longer take your insurance By Janet Mitchell 21 Dec 2010 Hi Everyone Hope you re all having an amazing holiday season Sorry it s been so long since I ve posted The ups and downs of the past month have been a little crazy After Charlene s blood work came back with no irregularities we ended up going in on November 16th for an endoscopy flex sig and an ileoscopy And the results were very good And while that seems like good news and it was we are still sort of up in the air as to what is causing Charlene so many symptoms We went back for a quick visit to the Dr on Dec 9th and I asked him to bring up the pictures from the tests and also the pathology report He read through them and said It looks like you might have a teeny bit of Crohn s in your upper GI tract Charlene I was stunned and sad and since then I ve been quite troubled In the meantime we got three letters from our hospital saying that they the gastro and the surgeon would no longer take our insurance as of the end of the year There is a 90 day transition period and you can petition for continued service based on whether or not there is an ongoing treatment plan in the works At first I was just sort of stunned and then I got over it We ll just work with it for this year and next year opt into a different plan which does include our hospital and doctors It s a more expensive plan but at least we have a way to continue our care with them ARGH Still very frustrating and discouraging Meanwhile Charlene still experiences fatigue nausea at night some dizziness at times etc We ll have to continue to pursue the source of these very Crohn s like symptoms Meanwhile I might take her to the doctor in Connecticut who administered the Tysabri to her last winter for a second opinion On a happier note Charlene continues to thrive despite her symptoms She swims four or five nights a week has a full social life is an excellent student and her stoma care seems to be routine and easy with her flange staying put at for at least two days every time and usually more All of our daughters will be here for the Christmas break as of tomorrow afternoon Charlene is the youngest of five our son is married and lives about an hour and half from here He and his wife will be down Christmas night and the girls have SUCH a great time together during the holidays It makes the house busy noisy and so much fun I hate it that kids grow up and move out I hate it every time one of them leaves for college Anyway I m very excited about Christmas as we have tons of surprises in the works for the kids and my shopping is done Hope you re all enjoying the season Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone Janet Read more 0 comments 38 views A Visit to the Doctor By Janet Mitchell 5 Nov 2010 Nine vials of blood That s how much blood the lab drew from Charlene yesterday After continuing to feel yucky Charlene and I trekked up to Albany about an hour and fifteen minutes from here to see her gastroenterologist He s concerned She shouldn t be feeling like she feels really The more we told him the more concerned he became He would like to do an endoscopy first thing next week I d rather wait another week which he said is fine also We also might do a capsule study where Charlene would swallow a capsule with a tiny camera in it and it takes pictures all the way through Anyway I asked the doctor if he thought that leaving in her diseased rectum might have been a mistake in other words could that much disease be causing all of this misery And he said it s possible So maybe we re looking at more surgery I don t know Rats Read more 2 comments 35 views And the Beat Goes On By Janet Mitchell 2 Nov 2010 Hi everyone I haven t blogged in a long time because things with Charlene are pretty stable I am thankful for that believe me She does still have some symptoms of Crohn s that we deal with but overall since she had her colon removed in June her health has been much improved We re not getting a lot of wear time out of her flanges 24 to 48 hours generally because she does swim almost every night of the week However we ve had a flange last for 5 days once swimming and all Charlene s skin looks great I recently gave her a Diflucan pill to clear up what looked like a yeast infection around her stoma and her skin has never looked better She seems to have regular nausea some back pain some joint pain some fatigue I ll admit that I m worried she has disease in her small intestine We go to the doctor in December and I m in touch with him via email He knows I m concerned Anyway I m up late tonight and am just worried I know that doesn t help but it doesn t help me sleep either I worry about supplies and health insurance too and Charlene s future in general This stuff just really gets to me sometimes I hope everyone out there is doing well I don t know how I would have gotten to where we are now without this community of ostomates and caregivers especially our illustrious webmaster Jason It s great to know that I have a place to go with my worries and know you understand Take care everyone Janet Read more 1 comment 40 views School By Janet Mitchell 14 Sep 2010 Hi Everyone School started last week and things seem to be in full swing Charlene joined a year round competitive swim team so on top of school we have swim team every night I m so impressed with Charlene s physical capabilities although she hasn t yet gone to the dryland part of practice since she s afraid she ll be too tired to make it through the swimming afterwards but her goal is to eventually go to that as well As far as stoma care goes Charlene is just carrying extra supplies with her and so far hasn t needed to change her flange while in school We seem to almost be in a routine and change it once every other day I consider that pretty good since she s swimming every day and showering That s all the news here I m thrilled that we re past the worst and that Charlene is relatively symptom free and healthy enough to go to school every day AND do swimming kind of remarkable Have a great day Janet Read more 2 comments 47 views A Great Camp Oasis Story By Janet Mitchell 26 Aug 2010 Camp Oasis this year for Charlene was amazing She literally said

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  • loisw's Blog - Ostomyland Community
    in to follow this Followers 0 entry 1 comment 1 views 315 About this blog Fell off the bed lol Entries in this blog Sort By Recently Updated Last Reply Title Start Date Most Commented Most Viewed My upcoming fecal transplant By loisw 8 Jun 2015 It s scheduled for July 1 To complicate matters my back has been acting up really bad and I hope that doesn t interfere Got an appointment at the pain clinic tomorrow I asked my infectious disease doctor if I could contact my surgeons to get a schedule to repair my hernia and have my itty bitty colon straightened but he said I d have to wait a while to make sure everything is back to normal What is normal lol This lousy bout of c diff has been going on well over a year and a half My hubby is my donor and apparently he s passed all the testing It s been over two weeks since he was tested and so far we haven t heard anything to the contrary So I guess we re good to go I went to see my primary because of my back and he said that

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  • G'Ma - Ostomyland Community
    worked for it is no wonder I was at a low point in my life I was divorced from my first husband and my second husband and I were struggling financially We lived a fairly hand to mouth existence with me padding out his income by selling my artwork Regular airfares were completely out of the question for us and I was working furiously and saving towards an airfare in 1987 in order to go to the UK for my elder son s 21st birthday his graduation and Christmas Over the years I has suffered regular bouts of IBS at varying degrees so when it increased that year I just put it down to the additional stress I had been in a great deal of pain and discomfort before my younger son s Christmas visit and when I developed other symptoms I thought it was time to see my doctor who referred me to a surgeon Unfortunately he wasn t the slightest bit concerned with my symptoms and fears and I was more than a little alarmed when he didn t even examine me From my notes he declared it was haemorrhoids and didn t recommend surgery as according to him it only had a 50 success rate so he just sent me away with a prescription for some cream to apply to the affected area Going to the toilet had become increasingly painful to a point where I would have my left arm resting on the washbasin and the right hand would be clawing the wall with my fingernails sweat and tears rolling down my face and I seemed to be swinging between constipation and diarrhoea At the time I had a studio in a friend s garage and one day the urge was so great that I just had to dash to the loo ASAP I started work at 7 30am and my friend wasn t yet up and the house door still locked Unfortunately the urge was so great and the pain so excruciating that I just had to go in her garden and hoped the gardener wouldn t see me A lesion had developed just at the edge of my anus visible with the aid of a mirror and I suspected the worst but was determined not to let my son know so that he could enjoy his holiday as usual I would get back to the hospital just as soon as he left for the UK In spite of the pain I tried not to show it during the following month but was probably more demonstrative than usual in showing my love for him and telling him just how proud I was of him and his brother who was spending Christmas with my parents and just how much I cared for them The school holidays holidays over I returned to the hospital in January to see my doctor Indira By this time I could hardly sit on my seat in the hospital waiting room Indira

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