Still continuing with good news👍👌😍

Since my last update I have had another CT Scan and saw Dr. Ho to hear the results of the scan.  The cancer has continued to Decrease and so the best part of that news is that I still have a reprieve from any chemo treatment.  This will allow me to continue to build up my strength.  Even though I’m not receiving Chemotherapy treatment right now the effects of this medication lingers in your body for months and so I continue to feel the effects.  My next appointment with Dr. Ho is October 17th.  I also continue to see Dr. Ambler at the Hemoglobin centre at VGH as I still am on blood thinner injections daily. Next appointment with Dr. Ambler is in October.

Also, due to having issues with my voice I will be continuing seeing Nose, Throat, and Ear specialist as when I saw him (I think in June) he indicated I had a paralyzed left vocal chord but he didn’t want to do anything at the moment as I was still receiving Chemotherapy treatment.  I go see him again sometime in September. 

Each day I feel a teeny bit stronger, but there are also days where I feel worse.  For me, with having much less nausea I feel like I’m eating better and that will 100% help me to get stronger.  I will continue to plug along each day and when I get up in the morning how I’m feeling really determines how my day is going to be.

I have been able to meet up with people and have lunch or dinner so that has been a treat for me. The only thing is because I’m not currently driving due to my health I either need to rely on a ride or get people out to Tsawwassen to meet up.  Because I have been very independent most of my life I think that is one of the things that bothers me the most…. Not driving 😕.  And because I’m still fairly weak I’m not walking out in the neighbourhood so it does restrict some abilities.  But enough complaining, its too nice of a day.

Recently I got a note from Jennifer W. with the last heart in the mail…. that has been delightful that this was done on my behalf…….I have over the past several months received over 130 hearts with messages… that was such a delight and continuously warmed my heart with the beautiful messages of love, prayers, encouragement and positive notes.  So to Jen W. and to Julie I. ❤️❤️❤️❤️I truly thank you for you organizing this for me…. love you both 😘. If there was anyone else helping you I apologize not acknowledging.  I know some will think I’m crazy for saying this but I really do miss working😢.

BUT…….onwards and upwards, the sun is shining and its a beautiful day to enjoy life.  I appreciate all the contacts and continued communication with people, it truly keeps me going. Keep those words of encouragement, prayers, love, positive vibes coming….I believe they truly help.  

Love to all ❤️😘😍

P.S. also I would like to thank Jaimie W, Naresh G, and Megan T for their help with the ❤️.  You guys Rock! 😘

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Can’t believe 2 months have passed since I last updated on my blog

Since my last update on my blog letting everyone know the news of being able to take a break from Chemotherapy as a result of good results from CT Scan taken in May of 2017.

During this time I also took a break from keeping the blog up to date.  I instead worked on trying to get stronger and healthier over the summer..

A couple of important events happened between June and August…..

June 17th, 2017 attend my cousin Ashley Macdonald’s wedding to David Gattey.  Enjoyed spending time with cousins and I managed to stay at the wedding reception until 11pm.  Again, congratulations to Ashley and David.

June 29th my wonderful gorgeous grandson Luca turned 1 year.  Tiffany and Jake hosted Luca’s first birthday party at Centennial Beach.  I’m glad I was able to get out for a little while to join in the festivities and very excited to watch his growth.  Love him to the moon and back and then some…

Also both Tiffany and Jake celebrated birthdays during this time.

And just recently we went to Kamloops from August 10th to August 13th, 2017.  My nephew Matt Brady married the love of his life Erin.  Congratulations and welcome to the crazy Brady family Erin.  It was a wonderful few days filled with spending time with family.  I was so happy that I was able to make the trip and join in in some festivities.

The last 2 months have definitely been a struggle for me as I still felt weak, tired most of the time, and the nausea continued on a lot longer than I anticipated.  Definitely Chemotherapy is a very potent drug.  When you hear that Chemotherapy kills everything in your body…. believe it, I can attest to this as being fact.  I remember after getting my first Chemotherapy treatment thinking “hmmmm, this isn’t bad, I will ‘ace’ this….. ha – as time moved on, I instead realized how much Chemotherapy takes everything out of ones body. Staying positive during this is one of the most important things.  Just recently most of the nausea is gone and for the most part I am able to eat much better, which is good because I have also lost over 50  lbs since being released from hospital at the end of February.   This is probably the only time that I have been thankful for being overweight as dropping that many pounds it was still ok 😀.

I thank everyone for your continued support and love you have given me.  Although majority of people I am able to connect and update through Facebook there are some people that only connect through this blog, I apologize that I have waited for 2 months to do an update. Thank you for all your love, support, encouragement and overall kindness you have shown me.

A couple of upcoming important dates for me:  On Tuesday, August 15th I will be getting another CT Scan.  Next Tuesday, August 22nd I have doctor appointment with Dr. Ho at Richmond cancer care clinic to get the results of the CT Scan.  This will determine if the cancer has increased or not and will also determine whether more Chemotherapy will be needed.  Wish me luck 🙏🏻

Here are some random pictures taken over the past 2 months. Thanks everyone for continuing to be right alongside of me during my journey😘.  Love to all 😘❤️😍.

 

 

 

Excited to share some good news items…. since my last post

Hey everyone,  I’m quite excited with some recent news.  Since my last post I have been taking the new anti nausea pills Dr Ho prescribed and they have helped a great deal…. however I’m still tired and drained all the time, it’s just part of the process.

Anyway I had CT Scan done on May 26th to see how effective the treatments have been for me. I had appointment on Friday, June 2 with Dr. Ho and we reviewed the results of my CT Scan.  I’m happy to share with you the following:

–   No sign of Tumor/cancer on the brain… completely gone.

–   There has been a dramatic decrease in cancer in lungs and lymph nodes

–    Signs showing blood clots have also decreased.
Pretty exciting right!!!  💃🏼💃🏼💃🏼💃🏼💃🏼💃🏼💃🏼💃🏼 ( this is me doing my happy dance).   At least I know that all this that I’m going through is for a good reason.   I do have one thing that I am having a struggle with.  I’m losing my voice and so am trying to talk as little as possible.  This is a very difficult thing as I like talking.  The doctor doesn’t think it is related to the treatments and do has referred me to a throat specialist to further do testing on my throat.  That appointment is at the end of June.   In the meantime I’ve been doing some reading and it is possible that it could be a side affect of the chemo.  So I will just wait it out and see what the specialist thinks. 

I have another Chemotherapy treatment tomorrow, and then another scheduled for end of June ( which is my last scheduled treatment ).  The doctor had wondered if we should continue with a couple more treatments since the treatments obviously are showing success.     I have a wedding second week of August in Kamloops.  My nephew is getting married.  I explained to the doctor that it would be nice to take a break and that might give me some time to feel better by the wedding. Doctor totally agreed so now we just need to determine when I’ll start up treatments again. 

I wish you all a happy and healthy week ahead…. may the sun shine upon us all and brighten our spirits.  Love to all.  

Thank you to everyone for your continued love, support, prayers, good and positive thoughts……. keep it coming – it is continuing to help me to win this battle.   

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Life goes on Time moves forward…. things becoming a routine, new routines.

Since my last post a lot of happened and yet very little has happened….im going to summarize as best as I can… for the past several weeks (4-5) and although I’ve had some feel good days, overall I’ve had 24/7 nausea which has limited my activities.

I did  manage to have some lunch dates, dinner dates, visits at someone’s house and they were delightful.

April 12th doctor appointment with Dr. Lefresne.  Reviewed medications and changed some around.   Dr. Lefresne will do report for my chemo doctor and make recommendations to wait until Chemotherapy is complete and will follow Dr. Ho’s lead for another CT Scan.  Dr. Ho had mentioned probably mid way through Chemotherapy that he will request a scan be done.

In the meantime, regular contact with Fair Pharmacare……around April 10th I received a letter from Fair Pharmacare still requesting more information in order to complete my application, and unable to proceed further until provided the information. One of the things they wanted was my notice of tax assessment, however they already had this as well as they have the ability to access the CRA site to get the information. Also wanted a copy of letter from Employment Insurance showing start date of EI and how many elegible weeks……. Ummmmm, did they forget I retired and am on a pension and don’t get E.I.     So, I called them and the person I spoke to said no no you don’t need to do all that, we have it here and your case will be reviewed as per my original request.  Ok ……… but I did do the “if I don’t  get some answers in the next week, I’ll just have to contact my MLA.  Getting fed up.  

  1. Received a letter dated April 14th advising the review was complete.  My deductible was to be $2500, and the family maximum deductible was $3350.  TADA,  finally done.  I thought the deductible was going to be less than that but it is what it is…… Well, actually not always – I received another letter dated April 28th confirming my Fair Pharmacare assistance.  The deductible is $1100 and family maximum is $1475…. that’s more like what I had thought the deductible might be.   Anyway, all done at this point.  The next item I now need to deal with is requesting the amount I paid over the $1100 and $1475, as a result of decision taking so long.  We figure I have paid between $2200 and $2500.  They had advised that if there was an over payment I will get the money back, however here’s the catch – any overpayments this year will be reimbursed January of next year (grrrrrrr). Anyway I’m just so glad it is done and YES when I went in to get my prescription I paid $0 (zero)… what a super feeling and burden taken off. 

I’ve had 2 more chemo sessions since last update.  Chemo has been definitely hard….. constant nausea is frustrating but I’m hoping it means it is doing something good to the body.  But my daily routine has been a struggle for sure.  I’m never hungry because I have nausea and so when I have brief periods of time when I feel ok I’m trying to make sure I eat.  My food desires have become very limited too.  Zero tolerance for spice, so pretty bland and basic food for me.  

When I had chemo in April I mentioned about not feeling good most of the time.  The doctor covering Dr. Ho didn’t want to change anything, preferred I wait til next time I see Dr. Ho.  After about 10 days I called the nurses at the oncology centre because I was not eating, throwing up bile, and just not feeling well.  They changed up medication slightly as well as prescribed a new pill to take on the next chemo date (May 15). 

On May 12th I had my pre doctor visit before chemo treatment.  Explained still wasn’t feeling great and had nausea 24/7.  Dr. Ho decided to prescribe a strong anti nausea pill.  Reading through all his notes and Dr Lefresne’s notes Dr. Ho thinks that when I changed medications in April when I saw Dr Lefresne is when I started not feeling good and having nausea.  New pill is very expensive (thank goodness I have 100% coverage now 😀). 

So now I will just continue to take one day at a time, and hope for the best.  Right now I’ve also been hesitant trying to make any plans to see people, I’m really concentrating on the get well and get lots of rest part. 

I apologize to you (and myself) that I hadn’t kept updating as I was going along, but I guess when feeling crappy the energy level and concentration level drops.

I continue to thank you all for following along with me and for all your positive thoughts, vibes, prayers, healing thoughts and whatever else you can do on my behalf….and to all contributors through my blog I can’t thank you enough- so much burden was lifted especially with medications.

Some random pics:


Love to all 😍💋❤️

Steady busy til end of the month of March, welcome April …

We seemed to have a day in day out routine of going back and forth from old house to new house.  On Monday, we met Ray and Jo at old house as they were buying/picking up furniture. Then they came out to the new house and brought some stuff out for us and also got a chance to see the new place.

The next few days were really rough for me….. I had a lot of nauseau so was absolutely useless at all… I wasn’t able to help with any moving… I did go back and forth with Tiffany and Luca to the old house but I just sat with Luca while Tiffany organized more things to move.  At this point we just had little things to move, but we wanted to purge and not just move things…

I also want to acknowledge my cousin Conner Macdonald, who is just 15 years old and created this for me……Such a talented young man… here is his accomplishment:

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(Written by Conner Macdonald):

” We all know cancer sucks, some people have different ways of dealing with it. In Maureen Brady’s case she doesn’t let it take over and let it change her, it takes a strong woman to fight the battle she’s fighting with a smile on her face. Cheers to many more years of laughter. She’s her own superhero. I love you.”

Thankyou Conner – I love you too 😍

 

Next up on things to do:  Organized cleaners to clean old house on Monday, March 27th.  That went fairly well, just a couple of bumps in the road… why not, nothing should go smoothly at this point 😀. I let cleaners in and then left so they could do the work.  While there, the owners showed up at house to do some work, ended up hiring cleaners husband who is a handyman… when I returned to the house several hours later they were just finishing up.  I needed to get home to rest do left them there to finish up.

In the meantime there were a  couple of items at the house that we still needed to pick up….but, the owners had the handyman taking some stuff to the dump. Our items were included…. someone should have asked us about this but neglected to which was frustrating as we had sold these items to people.  Long story short we managed to get one of the items back but the second item went to dump. None of this stuff helps when you are feeling like crap/shit…

March 29th, 2017: my grandson Luca turned 9 months old today so here are a couple of pictures to brighten the day:

 

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Thursday, March 30th, 2017: met at old house….. Met with Danny, property manager, to do final inspection and hand over the keys…. YaY, we can just be in one home now… good feeling!  Maybe now we might just get a chance to unpack the sea of boxes that we are living in.  It is very difficult as day to day life happens.. Jake goes to work Monday to Friday; Tiffany and Luca have daily routines; and I’m, well, im just tired and unwell most of the time.  We manage to do a bit each day but when you have at least 50 – 70 boxes to open it becomes overwhelming. Someday soon hopefully……. 😀😀🏡🏡.

 

During this time  I have continued to receive gifts and cards, notes, hearts with lovely messages, and of course the continued outpouring of donations on the GoFundMe page.  I am daily reminded what wonderful people I have surrounding me in my life – what a blessing 😘.

Here is one pic with one of the hats on… not a great picture as I wasn’t feeling very good.  More pics to follow another day…. I received the wonderful selection from my good friend Lorrie… thank you Lorrie for your thoughtfulness and kindness… 😍😘

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Friday, March 31st, 2017:    Appointment at Richmond General Hospital with Dr. Ho to do check in from previous Chemotherapy treatment.  After the appointment I had another appointment with Shannon, one of the nurses at the cancer care clinic.  She put in a “picc” line.   A picc line is a catheter that is inserted into a vein.  The tip of the catheter is positioned in a large vein that carries blood into the heart.  This will be the source of where the Chemotherapy drugs will be given every 3 weeks.  This catheter will remain this way up to the end of Chemotherapy treatment.  In other words, my new friend will be a part of my arm until around end of June.  Here is a picture of what it looks like

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The dressing will need to be changed weekly so I made arrangements with Fraser Health to have a nurse come out to the house weekly to do this.  The first appointment we went into the office to change the dressing and go over other things that they can assist with.  This was on Saturday, April 1st.

Sunday, April 2nd: Off to Richmond Hospital labratory to get standard blood work that needs to be done prior to Chemotherapy day.

 

Monday, April 3rd:  Chemotherapy today.  Tiffany dropped me off at 9am…. pretty routine, and with having the picc line in it is much quicker to start the IV for the drugs.  No muss, no fuss.  I just relaxed the majority of the time, even got a sleep in…. it was very busy with patients but I just closed my eyes and rested. Tiffany and Luca picked me up around 1:30 pm and home we went.  I spent the rest of the day and most of Tuesday in bed and slept for most of it.  Well, they say rest as much as I can, and this is the first time I can say I felt like I actually did rest.  It is still very hard for me to realize I need to rest, especially when our house still needs some organizing. Definitely struggling with it, wanting to help Tiffany but I don’t think I’m of much help….

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017:    Appointment at VGH, Hematology Centre, Thrombosis Program.  This was follow up from when I was in the hospital in February.  Saw Dr. Ambler to review current situation etc.  Everything ok at this point and recommendation is to continue with blood thinner injections at least for 4 more months.  Will do another follow up at the end of July 2017.

After this appointment off we went to see my regular GP, Dr. Wang.  There were some forms that needed completed regarding palliative care.  The Fraser Health Nurse sent these to my doctor to have her sign off and have me sign as well.

Still dealing with Fair Pharmacare and just don’t know when it will be settled… I will call again in the next couple of days and check the status of my request to review 2017 Income.   If this isn’t settled real soon I’ll need to see who can possibly expedite this as I have paid a fair amount of money and I’m almost positive I’ve possibly reached my deductible but need Fair Pharmacare to confirm amount.  I was reassured it would be backdated to January of this year.  And if I do pay over my deductible I will get the money back…. oh but here’s the catch: I will get the funds back but not until next year!!!  Really, I don’t get that but… no control = no choice but to wait….

Ok…. enough of that.

I Just would like to acknowledge the wonderful staff at CLBC.  As you know I have been receiving in the mail some hearts with lovely, encouraging messages from people.  CLBC was doing a fundraiser along with these hearts and so the other day I received a large money order as a result of collecting donations through the “big heart” fundraiser…. Needless to say I was absolutely overwhelmed… YES, I cried like a baby… I cannot thank you enough for what everyone has and is doing for me.  This just removes some burdens from me and makes me feel warm and fuzzy and I have each and everyone of you to thank for that.

I appreciate all the encouragement, Love, support, prayers, good vibes, positive thoughts… you are all truly wonderful people…. until next time 😍😘😘😘😘❤️❤️❤️❤️😍😍😍LOVE to all

 

 

 

Busy busy week..March 13th to March 19th, 2017…. Chemotherapy week plus move week…

Monday, March 13th, 2017:  Chemo treatment day, 9:15 am at RGH Cancer Care Clinic…. This morning I felt really really sick, must have been nerves.   I didn’t take any of my medications initially as I wasn’t sure if I was supposed to.  Just before we left the house I took the medications cause I was not feeling well.  By the time we got to the hospital I told the nurse I didn’t feel good.   She got me all set up for chemo treatment except she wasn’t able to find a vein to get a needle into… there is one nurse there that does this when they have trouble – done.

Okay, I’m there for 4 1/2 hours.  I was a bit restless, I guess since it was my first time and didn’t know anything.  I was up and down to the washroom. Next time I go for treatment, I’ve been instructed to take the chair closest to the washroom ( yes I was up to the washroom 7 times 😜).  Nurse Brigette said I’m first there for next treatment so we will set me up in the chair by the washroom and also by a door that opens ( cause yes I got really hot a couple of times!). I was there so long they do serve lunch which is great because I seem hungry every 2 or so hours. Tiffany and Luca came and picked me up at 2pm. Home we go to do more purging and packing

Tuesday and Wednesday I think we’re just continuation of purging and packing since MOVE Day was fast approaching.    However I did have another conversation with someone at Fair Pharmacare this week.  I really wish I has gotten her name…. she was horrible and quite frankly rude.  I explained my situation as I have been over the past few weeks.  It was always the same answer – once taxes are filed and the “notice of assessments are available” then I can request the “review and request they use 2017 income”. Completely different answer today. Answer I received was ” oh you are too late, there is nothing we can do for you”… so I go through my speech and she just didn’t care. I then asked if there was a manager or supervisor I can speak with and she simply said NO….After a couple of choice words I hung up. I decided I would wait a day and try again.   I think I was madder of the fact that I didn’t get her name 😀.

Thursday, March 16th:  I made a doctors appointment with my regular family doctor.  I’ve had a mark on my right cheek since December.  The doctor had given me some cream to treat it but it is still flaring up and gets warm to the touch.  Dr. Wang is wondering if it’s related to the cancer and so has referred me to a specialist, a plastic surgeon since it is on my face.  Also my right ear has been feeling like it is plugged all the time… ear looks perfect… should hear from specialist within a week to 10 days.  This little picture is a cute bracelet I picked up through Avon.  I used to have this on my work email signature.

 

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Friday, March 17th… St. Patrick’s Day….Move day:

 

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Here we go – move day”…. Both Debbie and Patricia came over with their vans to load up.  Jake’s dad John also came and brought a trailer to load a lot of the smaller stuff.  Movers arrive at 10am… this was a bit of a hard day as I was feeling quite nauseous and so unhelpful…. 😕.   At around noon Debbie suggested I go to her house in Ladner and try to rest before movers made their way to Tsawwassen.  We stayed there til about 2:30pm, and I think I fell asleep before my head hit the pillow.

My cousin Maria joined us in Tsawwassen to help do some unloading.  Thank you to John, Debbie, Patricia, and Maria for your help. What a long long long day… movers left our house at 6pm.

Saturday and Sunday consisted of going back and forth to the old house, getting more of the smaller items. There is light at the end of the tunnel, I can see it, we are almost there.  Next to sort out cleaning of the old house and giving keys back at the end of the month.  Also will be requesting my security deposit back as the house is in great shape, just the usual wear and tear.

 

At at this time I would like to express my love and gratitude to all of you who have made contributions to the GoFundMe💋💋😘😍💓💖❤️💙.

I am forever grateful to each and every one of you…. there are so many things to say but please know how much each and everyone of you have filled my heart with tears of happiness and joy…. thank you for just being a part of my life….

Of course this all reminds me of a song from my favourite artist ROD STEWART…. “Have I told you lately that I love you”…. please if you get a chance go on YouTube and have a listen. I listen to it every night – it is such a beautiful song.

Lyrics and I dedicate this to ALL of you 😍😘💋:

Have I told you lately that I love You?

Have I told you there’s no one else above you?

Fill my heart with gladness, take away all my sadness

Ease my troubles, that’s what you do.

 

For the morning sun and all it’s glory

Meets the day with hope and comfort too

You fill my life with laughter, somehow you make it better

Ease my troubles that’s what you do.

 

There’s a love less defined

And it’s yours and it’s mine

Like the sun

And at the end of the day

We should give thanks and pray

To the one, to the one

 

Have I told you lately that I love you?

Have I told you there’s no one else above you?

Fill my heart with gladness, take away all my sadness

Ease my troubles, that’s what you do.

 

Until the next update …… 💋😘😍

 

 

 

Time flies so fast…. been 2 weeks already since I’ve updated. 😳

Time just moves on quickly and before you notice many things happen.  In our constant chaotic life right now it doesn’t even feel real some days…. anyway spent a couple of days continuing to purge and pack.

Sunday, March 5th:  Tiffany and Jake loaded up the truck and took stuff over to the new place… my cousin Patricia, in her crazy busy life, brought her van over and took things from my bedroom over to the new house…. she came all by herself to do this, meanwhile she had 4 – 6 people at home, I did tell her to bring some muscle with her, but she is a trooper…. she did it all by herself.  Patricia, I am very grateful for it…picture taken finally.

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Monday, purge and pack.  Throughout all this Debbie Jackson has continued to come over and help us pack and get rid of stuff, thank you Debbie 😘..

Tuesday, March 7th:  Had a moving company come over to the house to do a estimate of costs for our move.

Afternoon 1:30pm appointment at a Richmond Hospital, Cancer Care Clinic: Chemotherapy Orientation with the nurse (Brigette).  Tiffany and Jaime both attended this information session with me, thanks Ladies.  My Chemotherapy information:

I will have 6 or more Chemotherapy sessions.  Each session I will be at the cancer care clinic for 4 1/2 to 5 hours.  Chemo will be once every 3 weeks.  The day before the chemo I need to go to RGH Lab to get blood work done. In addition I will also see the doctor once every 3 weeks. So here is what my next 2 month schedule looks like:

Session 1:

1) blood tests (after orientation)

2) Chemo –  Monday, March 13th 9:30am ( 4-5 hours)

3) Dr. Ho – appointment March 31st at 8:50am

Session 2

1) Sunday, April 2nd – Richmond Hospital – bloodwork

2) Monday, April 3rd – Chemo at 9:00am

3)  Doctor appointment at 9:55am – Dr. Ho on vacay do will see Dr. Yuen that day.

Session 3

1) Sunday, April 23rd – Bloodwork

2) Monday, April 24th at 9am  – Chemo session

3) doctor appointment- still needs to be set up.

Brigette gave me some pamphlets and explained all the medications related to “after treatment”…

Thursday, March 9th:  My brother Mike in town for meetings so came over after and spent the night with us.  Had another nice evening, good food, good company.

Also picked up prescriptions for the “after chemo”, as well as I needed another 10 days of injections..

This week I also did my 2016 Income Tax. In order to request a review with Fair Pharmacare I had to have taxes filed and up to date. I was slightly dreading doing them as I thought I may need to pay…. I was right.  $951 needs to be paid to income tax. Ok, will do…. In the meantime I also received a letter from my extended health advising::::::::

“Our records indicate your Pharmacare purchases have reached or exceeded $500.00 ( ah, no kidding).  Your Extended Health Plan requires that you register for BC’s Pharmacare program and notify us.  If you have not done so, please register with Fair Pharmacare as soon as possible to maximize your financial eligibility.   Once your eligible Pharmacare costs reach or exceed $850.00, Pacific Blue Cross will not make payment for these expenses until you advise us you have registered with Fair Pharmacare by completing and returning the attached declaration”

Well, gee let’s just add to the complications!!!!!  Ok call into Pharmacare again to request Income review for 2017.  Now that the 2015 and 2016 Income Taxes have been filed and Notice of Asessments are on file Fair Pharmacare can do a review….. WHOA, SCREECH, HALT  – The person I speak with says. “Sorry you are too late to do all this, there is nothing I can do.  It is closed “… hmm I try to explain what has been explained to me by other staff that work with her and she just wasn’t listening to me.   I asked if there was a manager or supervisor I could speak with, but she actually said NO… unfortunately I didn’t get her name otherwise I would be reporting her as perhaps if she said this to someone else they would in fact give up…… Well Not me.

Ok, in the meantime more prescriptions to be bought ($359)… I’m assuming all this will just deduct from my deductible when they figure out what it should be.  Maybe by the time all is sorted out I will have paid my deductible. And it will just get easier…👍😀.

Ok so in the meantime my dear friend Megan Tardif convinced me that I should allow her to set up a GoFundMe page and she would administer for me. It would be an awesome way for people to help me and my family to take some burdens and pressure off us. Even though it’s a bit embarrassing, I don’t think it actually took too much convincing as I was using what I had in savings as well as charge cards were being used for medications (including using my daughter Tiffanys charge card )….

Saturday, March 11th:  Megan sets up GoFundMe and publishes it on Facebook.  In the meantime my other dear friend Michele Frewin had mentioned awhile ago about this, so was very pleased when she and Megan spoke about it.  Thank you ladies and I love you both ❤️😘😍… ok and I get to meet these two lovely ladies for lunch the next day.

Sunday, March 12th:  Michele picked me up and we met Megan for lunch.  What a wonderful afternoon spent with these two people…..good food, great conversations and lots of laughter… we really do have a good time together, all feels so natural.

Going to publish this now and will do the next week later on today or tonight…. I know I said this before but I know I will this time

Thank you all again for the outpouring of love and support, prayers, well wishes, positive thoughts, positive healing vibes….. do keep them coming please as it is definitely helping me.., Love to all ❤️😘😍💋

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