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My mom Elli is 64. She was DX on 4/99 in the emergency room. She had the
whipple on 5/99. She had 6 weeks of chemo and radiation which ended on 8/99.
My mom has lost about 20lbs. She is a single woman. She is living alone and
so far it has been ok. I am her 39 year old daughter. I have 3 other brother
and sisters. I have been the one to accompany her to all of her Dr. Appts.
She drove her self to radiation for 6 weeks. I attended on the first day and
a few bad days. She has gotten worse since the chemo is over. She is always
naucous, and has no energy. This is a hard thing for our family. I have 2
small children and work fulltime.I have gained all the weight she has lost.
She is completly financialy dependent on us,because she hasn't worked since
4/ 99.This web site has helped me many times. Thank you for all your
Posted 09/27/1999 02:13 am by KarenE
E-mail Address: sandkedddie@earthlink .net
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