+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 70 1231151 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 697
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Posts
    17,747
    Thanks
    5,085
    Thanked
    8,691
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator - Thank you
    100 Posts in a week

    Default I just need to get this out.

    I found out yesterday that I have end stage (stage 5) Chronic Kidney Disease. I have 10-15 percent kidney function left and have 12 months approximately until I need dialysis.

    I'm only 34. I have three small kids. I'm so frightened and sad, I'm up and down like a yoyo. I know I'll be okay, my family is amazing and DH and I will walk our road together no matter how bumpy - hell, we'll walk off a cliff holding hands. But I feel really sad right now and only my husband, parents and brother know.

    I just need to process it I guess.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    3,487
    Thanks
    449
    Thanked
    1,571
    Reviews
    12
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Thinking of you, I don't know what else to say except I hope you can get well again.

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to MummaOJ For This Useful Post:

    misskittyfantastico  (12-09-2013)

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    8,544
    Thanks
    1,351
    Thanked
    2,307
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    I'm really sorry to hear that.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to sunnyflower For This Useful Post:

    misskittyfantastico  (12-09-2013)

  6. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Qld
    Posts
    26,930
    Thanks
    2,736
    Thanked
    6,743
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    I can't even imagine how frightened and worried I would be in your shoes.

    I'm really sorry to hear that you're going through this.

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to SassyMummy For This Useful Post:

    misskittyfantastico  (12-09-2013)

  8. #5
    SPC's Avatar
    SPC is offline Senior Member
    Winner 2010- The Most Passionate Crusader Award
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    4,509
    Thanks
    313
    Thanked
    658
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    That's really sad news. I hope you get awesome care and fabulous renal nurses.

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to SPC For This Useful Post:

    misskittyfantastico  (12-09-2013)

  10. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    4,435
    Thanks
    1,241
    Thanked
    1,713
    Reviews
    9
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

  11. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Haunted House
    Posts
    10,891
    Thanks
    1,538
    Thanked
    1,568
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Oh my goodness, Miss Kitty, I'm so sorry.

    You are seriously awesome, and I am sending all the positive vibes your way.


    If you need to vent, vent away.

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to sockstealingpoltergeist For This Useful Post:

    misskittyfantastico  (12-09-2013)

  13. #8
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Toowoomba
    Posts
    15,262
    Thanks
    628
    Thanked
    1,178
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 26/3/15100 Posts in a week
    Many Miss Kitty

    Sent from my pho....oh who am I kidding. It's rarely used as a phone

  14. The Following User Says Thank You to Chunkydunks For This Useful Post:

    misskittyfantastico  (12-09-2013)

  15. #9
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    2,450
    Thanks
    732
    Thanked
    555
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Wow. You poor thing! Do they know how you developed it? It'll be ok. It'll be an inconvenience but if you get your dialysis on time you can live a pretty normal life.

    Sent from my GT-I9505 using The Bub Hub mobile app

  16. The Following User Says Thank You to CleverClogs For This Useful Post:

    misskittyfantastico  (12-09-2013)

  17. #10
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    NSW
    Posts
    2,110
    Thanks
    92
    Thanked
    773
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Lots of hugs to you xx

  18. The Following User Says Thank You to KnockKnockPenny For This Useful Post:

    misskittyfantastico  (12-09-2013)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Duplex Ureter / Kidney found on ultrasound
    By MrsH88 in forum Pregnancy Tests & Help / Support with Results
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 24-11-2014, 20:13
  2. Multi Cystic Dysplastic Kidney (MCDK) and Ibuprofen?
    By peanutskittles in forum General Child Health Issues
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 14-07-2014, 23:27

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Riverton Leisureplex
An Extreme Family Pass at Riverton Leisureplex is the ultimate way to cool off during the summer school holidays. The $30 Pass allows pool and waterslide access for 2 adults and 2 children, as well as a drink, popcorn and an icy pole for each person.
sales & new stuffsee all
Pea Pods
Buy 2 Award Winning Pea Pods Reusable One Size Nappies for only $38 (in your choice of colours) and receive a FREE roll of Bamboo Liners. Don't miss out, we don't usually have discounts on the nappies, so grab this special offer!
Special Offer! Save $12
featured supporter
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!