I hav'nt been blogging for a while as i have been just so overwhelmed by this all.i had 2nd line chemo starting in dec 2011 plaxital and gemcetobine. I was extreamely poorly with low blood counts, liver function problems etc they stopped my treatment after 5 cycles. My ca125 went down to 20 and life started to go back to normal - i went to work et a couple of weeks ago i started having pains and a bloating feeling.my gp did a ca125 test and it has come back 2200. I am devestated as i so prayed that there would be a bigger v
Gap this time. My specialist nurse had said that she is concerned it has come back so quickly only after 4 months. I am 43 and have been suffering for 2 years i need a few more years to sort out my kids etc.my options are getting very limited.
i know many of you have been dealing with this disease without respite for a number of years. I am scared of the fact that it has made me an invalid and the words quality of life keeps coming to mind. My family want me to keep trying understandably but is there anyone out tbere who has refused treatment but is fine and has been controlling it. I know this forum has been a great support for all. I just need some reasurrance that this isnt necessarily the end of the road. Love parvin x