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Phew......plucked up the courage and came clean!!

Well, after seeing a consultant on Friday, I have finally admitted to my boyfriend I have stage 3 emphysema. He took the news better than I expected and appears to be supportive. I feel a lot happier now xx

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Good on ya and I am pleased at the outcome Slatergirl.

Cx

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Thank you xx

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Well done Skatergirl and I hope your boyfriend continues to be supportive. Xxxxx

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Thank you Sassy, he has been researching emphysema all day and giving me lectures..bless him xx

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Oh I'm so so pleased for you Skater. I was thinking about you at weekend and hoped you would get to tell him sooner rather than later. Glad your ok and happy for you both x Maz

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Thank you Maz, certainly a weight off my mind and I can stop pretending now xx

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Great news x

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Yes it is....thank you x

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Bet that's a weight of your mind, at least you can now share your fears and celebrate when things go right, pleased for you x

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Yes it is...thank you so much x

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Aww your welcome hon, glad its working x

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Bugger the support, more importantly did he bring you a pressie back from his holidays?get your priorities right Skatie lol :) x

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Haha.....yes he did lol xxx. Thanks skis for making me laugh....you never failxx

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I hope it's something better than a bottle of retsina,dreadful stuff and nothing less than some of the finest Ouzo will do. :) xx

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Haha....no a compact mirror that can charge my phone and a fridge magnet lol. Xx. He doesn't do romance, but I wouldn't change him, plus I had spent 3 weeks in Greece with him, he just stayed on a week longer xx

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Well having spent 3 weeks languishing in Greece and regardless of the outcome of your romantic relationship i know withdraw further support as it's obviously not required,yours enviously.........Ski's and Sruff's :) xx

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Ha ha ski's, not as romantic as you think.....working on doing up an old house over there. (His, not mine) so more work than play....but still emooted the sun shine. Thank you for the support you have shown....hopefully I won't have anything to moan about now. Xx

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Great news and so pleased that he is supporting you that will take a lot of your mind

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Thank you jimmy...yes xx

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Why is it so difficult to Tell People Stuff? You were very courageous indeed. I’m so happy to know your boyfriend took it well and is being supportive 💐 But I agree with Skis, we need to know if he brought you back a present 🎁 😋

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Yes he did lol....Thank you for your supportxx

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Support and gifts, definitely a good guy 👍

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That's great news Skatergirl1 and I hope you better just by being honest about your health. 💞

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Thank you...and yes I feel a weight is lifted xx

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Aw you must feel better in your mind now which all goes to help the breathing 💕 X

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i certainly do....and thank you xx

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What can I say than :)

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Yay! ! ! 🎶🎵🎶🎵🎶 Well done you! Isn't that a weight of your shoulders? I think we regret much more withholding the things we should say rather than lies we tell. So happy for you. xx ❤

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Oh my goodness Caspian a, I wasn't expecting to hear from you!!! I hope you are recovering well, don't over do anything and I look forward to hearing more from you as you get better. You have made my day as you have been on my mind a lot xXxX. And yes I am so relieved to be able to speak my truth x

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*HUG*😚

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Wow

I wasn’t expecting to see you for ages!

How wonderful Cas.

I do hope you are recovering well, and are getting amazing treatment to help to put you back on the path to a fabulous life, which you so rightly deserve.

Well done on being so courageous and such an example to us all.

Fondest wishes.😍

Baby steps now for a little while😉

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That’s good news and well done for coming clean. If he’s one of the good guys he’ll stick around for the long haul . Sounds like he is.

Best wishes to both of you

Corin

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Thank you so much, it appears so xx

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So happy for you. Glad you have shared it. Your boyfriend seems a great guy. Best wishes to you both.

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Thank you xx

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So pleased all went well, Skatergirl 1. Said it would We are not all uncareing. Feel sad for the selfish ones. They will have our bad days to come. Hope you have a good week.BRIAN

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Thanks Brian, yes he appears to be a good one xx

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My ex s didn't I was dumped every time now at stage 4 i dont bother cant breathe anyway so u hang on to this one he sounds a gooden

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Sorry to hear that.. My ex husband had an affair when I had cancer...but it just shows there are still some good ones out there. Good luck to you xx

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These were ex boyfriends u have found a good bloke there good luck hun 😊

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Thank you xx

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Keeping such a secret would have been a mental torment to you eventually. I am pleased that telling him the truth has worked out for both of you. It might be an idea to direct him to this site before he starts to use Dr. Google and gets bad information and horror stories.

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Thanks 2 greys....I have hidden it from him since I was diagnosed last year and yes the pressure of keeping it to myself was becoming a strain and with all the up coming test couldn't hide it any longer. Thank you for your kind words x

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That must be a tremendous weight off your mind Skatergirl and wonderful that you boyfriend is supportive. Long may that continue. 😊

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Thank you....it certainly is xx

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That must be a relief, Skatergirl1 It's always easier if your partner knows -- and especially if he understands.

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Very brave & so glad he is being supportive. Stay well 😊

Vxx

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