I am a bit teary that so many of you lovely ladies have replied with humour, sympathy and practical advice to my post. A diet full of what might be seen as unhealthy foods is appealing - who doesn’t like cake and jelly babies ? Imodium seems to be helping more today than it has done for the previous 3 days but I’m taking it before food now & a friend is going to get me some of the special ‘pants’ . Coincidentally/weirdly my GP rang (having not seen or spoken to her since the diagnosis) and she was helpful and requested a test to rule out bugs. She also said we are here for you whatever help you need and I felt reassured.
Thank you so much & hugs to you all. xx