Can I have a moan??

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  1. buzz for boys

    buzz for boys <font color=royalblue><marquee>Certified Serious S

    Feb 6, 2005
    Ok guys I promise ill only do this once but if i dont let this out im afraid im going to burst :scared:

    I took my ds (7) to a hospital appointment yesterday he has eye cancer and had his eye removed a spart of the treatment and needed a new eye the nearest place that can do this for children is a 2 hr drive - that didnt bother me as we have been before and I knew it was going to be horrendous.
    Well it took us nearly 3 hours because of roadworks on the motorway and I was a little stressed as ds had been sick by the time we got there :crazy2:

    We were kept waiting for ages and then when we did go in she looked at him and said he was too uill for her to mess with him and she will schedule us back in for another appointment on weds !! *** he will look the same then if we get stuck in traffic :rolleyes2

    Im so mad and exhausted mentally and physically I just cant face the journey again next week . I dont really want to moan to friends and family *** thats all i seem to do at the moment. Can i have some pixie dust pixiedust: and a slap so I can pull myself together

    Thanks guys Louise x
  2. Cinderella2006

    Cinderella2006 Fairy Tale Wedding 1st November 2006

    Mar 13, 2006
    Aww i feel for you Louise, you sound like you need a touch of ... pixiedust: pixiedust:

    Motherhood can be exhausting at the best of times let alone what you and your family are going through at the moment.

    I hope your little one gets the treatment he needs and sooner rather than later.

    Take care :)
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  4. CustardTart

    CustardTart <img src= DIS Lifetime Sponsor

    Oct 19, 2004
    Of course you can moan, Louise! :hug: :hug: :hug: Please vent as much as you like - it can only help...

    Sounds like you and your son have been through such a lot, hon and I'm sending you tons of pixiedust: pixiedust: pixiedust: that the journey on Wednesday is better and you both arrive in good shape... :grouphug:
  5. natalielongstaff

    natalielongstaff <font color=deeppink>I need a cup of tea and a big

    Apr 7, 2004
    oh no :grouphug: i can see why you need to have a moan, i hope the appt goes better next week. just leave in plenty of time and try not to get too stressed about it x x
  6. eyoreaud

    eyoreaud <font color=peach>Who? Us? Nosey? NEVER!<br><font

    Feb 28, 2002
    Hi Louise :grouphug:

    I'm sure no one will mind if you let off some steam here, a lot of us have done so in the past and it does help :thumbsup2

    I'm so sorry to hear your poor son has been ill and i wish him a speedy recovery so heres some pixiedust: pixiedust: pixiedust: pixiedust: pixiedust: For him and some hugs for you :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: Sounds like you need them! :grouphug: xXx
  7. Pinky166

    Pinky166 <font color=deeppink>a little on the OCD side<br><

    Feb 6, 2008
    Oh what a nightmare. You poor thing it's no wonder you are stressed. I hope everything goes well on Wednesday. Rant away to us as much as you like....:grouphug:

    Would it help if you got there an hour earlier than you appointment time so your son can sit down & have a drink/time to recover from the journey before your appointment? I don't know any car sickness remedies but wish you luck & lots of pixie dust. pixiedust: pixiedust: pixiedust:
  8. wils

    wils <font color=ff6633>Has had Capt. Jack Sparrow on h

    Apr 18, 2004
    Just sending you a :grouphug: and some pixiedust:

    I can understand your exhaustion and frustration. I hope that next Wednesday provides a less stressful and more productive trip :)
  9. Snowy-girls

    Snowy-girls Did you speak to a 'human being'

    May 27, 2007
    Moan away all you like :thumbsup2 .I hope goes well on Wednesday,sending lots of pixiedust: pixiedust: :flower3: .x.
  10. buzz for boys

    buzz for boys <font color=royalblue><marquee>Certified Serious S

    Feb 6, 2005
    Hi guys,
    Thanks for the hugs and pixie dust I seriously did need to vent !! I try so hard to keep it together for the kids and hubby *** he thinks he lets me down when he has to work and cant come with us I dont mind ut he dont get it !!
    Please dont pity us ds was diagnosied 6 years ago so this really is normal life for us its only when we have a rubbish appointment like yesterday that it really gets to me the rest of the time we are a normal family :thumbsup2
    Thanks again guys for allowing me to vent !!
  11. mandymouse

    mandymouse Bahama Mama Time !!

    Mar 8, 2003
    :grouphug: Sending you lots of hugs Louise pixiedust: and I hope that the journey is a lot less stressful next week
  12. irisheyes123

    irisheyes123 DIS Veteran

    Sep 26, 2007
    sending you a :grouphug: hope everything goes to plan on Wednesday sending you some pixiedust:
  13. wicket2005

    wicket2005 <font color=deeppink><marquee behavior=alternate>H

    Mar 31, 2005
    pixiedust: pixiedust: :grouphug: :grouphug: :grouphug: Vent away as much as you like and can understand your frustration it is only natural. It will all get sorted out.
  14. jjk

    jjk <img src=

    May 24, 2004
    sending you a :grouphug: and pixiedust: pixiedust: hope everything goes to plan on wednesday xxx
  15. Lizzy Lemon

    Lizzy Lemon DIS Veteran

    Jan 30, 2006
    That's dreadful. We've had to go from Burton to Birmingham Childrens Hospital for appointments and been kept waiting ages. They are very good now, but when he was very young the waiting time seemed forever. In October this year my DS is being handed over to adult care - where's my baby gone! We make a day of it now and go on the train, is that an option for you if your DS is not a good car passenger? I imagine the appointments are stressful enough without adding an horrendous car journey to the equation.
  16. jen_uk

    jen_uk <font color=6666cc>Eurovision Nut !!<font color=33

    Mar 1, 2005
    Sending you some hugs and PD :grouphug: pixiedust: :grouphug: pixiedust:
  17. jackieleanne

    jackieleanne DIS Veteran

    Jun 17, 2008
    So sorry to hear about your son. :grouphug: and lots of pixiedust: coming your way. Hope it all goes ok on wednesday.
  18. Ware Bears

    Ware Bears Bring me that horizon Moderator

    Jan 23, 2003
    :grouphug: and pixiedust: for you
  19. Minniespal

    Minniespal <img src="

    Jan 14, 2003
    As others have said previously Louise, moan away.

    Hope it all goes well on Wednesday:grouphug:
  20. higgy66

    higgy66 <font color=deeppink>I have to force myself to go

    Jun 20, 2006
    That's terrible - she should have offered to see you a couple of hours later when he had chance to get over his travel sickness.

    Have you tried joy rider travel sickness pills - these really help my girls.

    Good luck for your next visit - I hope it's more sucessful. :grouphug:
  21. buzz for boys

    buzz for boys <font color=royalblue><marquee>Certified Serious S

    Feb 6, 2005
    Ive never tried any travel sickness pills or remedies as he refuses to take anything ! my neighbour said it helps if he wears a sweatband so we will try that next time !! I did phone the childrns hospital yesterdy and explained how bad the appointment was - as well as chasing our fit to fly form - and she said that on weds we can go there instead and the artificial eye woman will have to come to us ! RESULT !!! Im now feeling a load better about weds keep ur fingerd crossed for me that we also get our fit to fly certicate then we can start to get properly excited - we are actually most of the way there then !!!
    Thanks again guys for listening !!

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