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Hi, my name is wylie!

wylie Community member Posts: 2 Listener
I have T2 diabetes, asthma, Bronchiectasis, colostomy following cancer surgery and I am on chemo tablets for the next 6 months. I live in Somerset and I’m 63. I live off PIP enhanced mobility but standard living allowance part. This is my first time here.


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community Feel free to join in or ask any questions 
  • Cher_Alumni
    Cher_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,741 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @wylie and a warm welcome to our online community, how are things?

    I'm sorry you've got so much on your plate right now, how are you coping? Do you have enough support with your conditions from your GP or hospital team?

    Please let us know if you have any specific questions. If not, feel free to get more familiar with the community by visiting our various categories and our recent discussions.

    Take care and hope to speak again soon.
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  • wylie
    wylie Community member Posts: 2 Listener
    Hi, thanks for the welcome. Things aren't too bad at the moment, no side effects from the chemo after a week  :)
    I have to say that I have had amazing support from the Colorectal nurses, Stoma care nurses, Oncology team and endocrinology team. The Somerset lung centre is a great idea - dedicated team of people specifically trained for lung issues. All of the above helps to keep things on track and my mental health in check. I don't have any specific questions at the moment, thanks.
  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
    Morning @wylie welcome to our great group, you can join in on any of the chats, the site has lots going on, any problems finding your way around, just ask someone is bound to be online to assist. Enjoy 
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