Ray had to get his blood test today so it was down to the surgery early today.
I went in the car with him and walked Louis around while we waited for Ray to have his blood taken.
When he came out we traveled to Sturry to go to The Range as I had a birthday present to buy and another gift for a friend and they had just the things I wanted. I will tell when I have given to my friends as they read my Blog and at the moment its a secret.
On the way home we went to the farm shop and I have bought lots of fresh vegetables and fruit –all very healthy.
They had lovely Marrows 2 for £1.00 wow i love baked stuff marrow.http://allrecipes.co.uk/recipe/5665/baked-stuffed-marrow.aspx
We loaded the car up and got home at last. Coffee and a Sticky Bun was well needed.
I watched a little of the Olympics show jumping and then had toast for lunch.
I wanted to change around the Lounge so I slowly sorted that out and dusted around I know where all the energy is coming from as we are living on stress at the moment. We are still waiting for Rays results.
The room done I was sitting in my chair when the phone rang. Our GP was on and he asked for Ray–Oh dear we just knew it was bad news.
They have found protein in his Urine from the Bone Marrow.
The lab checks for Bence Jones protein, a type of M protein, in urine. The lab measures the amount of Bence Jones protein in urine collected over a 24-hour period. If the lab finds a high level of Bence Jones protein in the urine sample.
This is backing the GP,s Theory that Ray is showing signs of Myeloma.
What is multiple myeloma?
Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer. Cancer is a group of many related diseases. Myeloma is a cancer that starts in plasma cells, a type of white blood cell. It’s the most common type of plasma cell cancer.
So he asked Ray to go to the Surgery and do another Urine sample so they are sure.
We sat down and I fell asleep so Ray waited for me to wake up. We are really getting worried now.
Gathering Louis of we went down to the surgery at 4pm so once again I took Louis for a walk around the Harbour where the Greta was docked.
She takes visitors out to the forts that are out on the Horizon
Built 1892 at Brightlingsea, Essex by Stones.
Length 80ft, Beam 20ft, draft 3ft,displacement 49 tons.
‘Greta’s’ usual cargo consisted of grain, malt and building products. Her later cargo’s consisted of malt and beer. During the World War II, she carried ammunition to the naval vessels anchored in the Thames Estuary; Greta took part in the evacuation of Dunkirk. She is the oldest active Dunkirk Little ship.
Greta has earned a quieter pace and now spends the summer months chartering from the South Quay of Whitstable Harbour.
Ray soon came out and he couldn’t see me so I waved and Louis couldn’t wait to get back to him.
Now we have to wait again for results. 1 Xray, 1 Urine test and a blood test –we really dont need all this waiting. Our lives have been taken over by hospital visits and appointment for tests. We never planned this when we retired in 2000.
Its August tomorrow and I have a scan in Sept just to add to all the worry.
I made a lovely curry for dinner and had strawberries and water melon. Comfort food.
http://mesoandme.wordpress.com/2012/07/31/got-it-right-today-its-tuesday/ Rays Blog for today