Another three month checkup - good news

So I have been worrying that the pain in my side might have been sinister, turns out that my CA125 is fine, still below 3, bloods are all fine and Olaparib trial going well, 3 years 5 months in remission this time. The pains? well that turned out to be either damaged ligaments between the ribs or cracked ribs from either a sneeze or a cough from a cold I had recently! A few weeks of pain is better than the alternative !

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  • Great news ๐Ÿ˜Š

  • Thanks :)

  • Great to hear. I'm not brca positive so no hope of getting Olaparib at the mo though I believe there is some successs with us brca neg people!

    Hope you continue on the healthy path and I wish you well xxxx

  • yes, I believe that there talk of brac neg people having it, I do hope so xx Wishing you well too xx

  • Thank you, really impressed and delighted you have done so well ... x

  • Congratulations. Fantastic numbers โ˜บ. Have another great year. Loraine ๐Ÿ’™. Lxx

  • Great news Katmal ๐Ÿ’ Xx

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  • Superb news, hope you can actually take a breath and relax if only for a little while xx

  • I can take a breath, just not a deep one, who knew a rib problem was so painful lol.

  • Oh wow fantastic news so pleased for you! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Love Michelle x๐Ÿ’

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  • Fantastic news. You must be so relieved...cracked ribs are really painful and there's no treatment as such, so thinking of you. All the best!

  • Thanks :) Cant believe how painful, cocodamol is my best friend at the mo but it could have been worse news!

  • Good news ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

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  • Fab news Hun! ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป Xx

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  • Most excellent news Kathy I am so happy for you!!!

    Onwards and Upwards!


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  • Brilliant news!

    I have my first 3 month check tomorrow and am very anxious about it!

  • Good luck for tomorrow, all will be well. xx

  • Hi. Even after 9 years every check up makes me anxious though now it tends to be once im on my way to it. Good job my husbands takes me because im sure id result to road rage. Good luck, fingers crossed, please let us know how it goes, Kathy xx

  • Excellent news. You're doing brilliantly. Xxxx

  • That is the best news am so happy for you. I'm always totally inspired by your amazing remission

    LA xx

  • Thanks x I just hope that my remission gives hope to others x

  • Hi Kathy, what fantastic news, really pleased for you

    Take care

    L x

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  • Fantastic news ๐Ÿ’ โคxx Jane

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  • Amazing. Truly an inspiration. Good news for 2017 xx

  • Brilliant news long may it continue โค

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  • Fantastic news Kathy. Delighted for you. You're an inspiration to us all. Hugs โค xo

  • Thanks Julie. I felt happy yesterday then I read others are not so lucky and it makes me sad but I do hope it gives them hope to carry on if they see that there is hope . I hope your trial is going ok. Kathy xx

  • So pleased for you x

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  • Great news ! Xx

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  • great news, long may it continue!! xxxxx Jeanette

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  • So happy for you. I have my 3 month check on Monday &am also rather nervous as my digestion isn't quite right, hoping its just anxiety as I have always had IBS. You are an inspiration xxx

  • Good luck for Monday, please let us know how you get on. Hopefully its your IBS , and I mean that in the nicest way :)

  • me too! Pain under right rib suddenly happened, GP thinks its gallbladder, honestly there's always something. Thanks, will let you know xxx

  • Go Girl you really are the inspiration on this site! Would love to go on Olaparib but have to be poisoned a third time before they will give it me!

    Have a good day xx

  • Lets hope that third time doesn't come :)

  • Superb. As you replied to one of the posts above - this definitely gives us all hope x

  • Thanks, I hesitate to put such news on here when others arent as lucky but I do hope my news offers hope x

  • Fantastic news

    Ellsey xx

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  • Brill news. Hope the pain is sorted soon.


  • Thanks, just relieved its something that will go in time :)

  • Hi Kathy

    Fantastic ! Not the pain but the ordinary reason behind it. It reminds me of a few months back when I had severe back pain a week after chemo. Turned out to be slipped disc. I must have been the happiest person in the world with a slipped disc ! We women can endure anything provided it's not the dreaded monster. Keep on smiling. Take care


  • I dont think Ive ever been so relieved to be told I may have cracked ribs lol

  • Phew! This post has cheered me up!

    Sandra xxx

  • Good x :)

  • Fantastic news xx

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  • Fantastic news x

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  • Brilliant news xx

  • Thanks Linda xx

  • Great news and a good start for the new year!!!! It is so easy for our minds to run to a bad conclusion with every ache and pain we get. Considering the alternative a cracked ribs is just fine.

    Great inspiration to us all to be in remission that long.

    Xx Carol

  • Great news Kathy, please keep posting, it's fab to share good news (as well as bad news), well done + hope you keep posting good news for years to come!

    Hope the rib problem heals soon

    Love Brenda xx

  • Thanks Brenda. The rib is easing but only slightly, takes time I suppose!

    Kathy xx

  • Really happy that your treatment is going well for you Kathy, you have been through such a lot with loosing both your parents on top of what you are going through

    sending you hugs xxx

  • Thanks Juliette, I have to say losing mum and dad was harder than what ive been through with the cancer and it was really hard on my dad seeing me go through it but boy do I wish they were still here to see how well im doing. glad to see you are doing well xx Kathy xx

  • Katmal, your bio is an inspiration. Thank you for posting it. We need to know that women can survive and thrive whilst fighting off this scourge. Thank you. Tesla

  • Thanks Tesla. I have been so incredibly lucky i think. Having been told I had a couple of years Im shocked to find myself here in my 10th year, but here I am . If my bio gives just one person hope then all is good :). hope you are doing ok xx Kathy xx

  • I'm OK right now. NED 7+months and praying it lasts. I work hard to push the worry away. I have a profound sense of urgency driving me to get as much done as I possibly can every single day. I am grateful to be here.

  • Glad to hear you are doing well. Try to lose the worry, worrying won't change a thing and you will just be wasting time. Not sure what you are rushing round trying to get done but once and a while feed your soul, stop and smell the roses, admire the blue sky on a sunny day or just watch the rain fall, savour each day and the fact that you are still here and take it for what it is the 'present'. That housework will still be there later, the ironing will still be there . I sometimes sit and just people watch and wonder if any of them are going through what we are. Good grief that sounds like I'm preaching and I really don't mean to because it took me a while to reach where I am now in terms of letting things go (bit of a control freak), so I don't now hoover every day etc, does it matter? I don't think it does ...... Kathy xxx

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