Hi all, finally the details you have been waiting for: Nikki’s funeral will be held at 2pm on Thursday the 25th August
Throughout the years Nikki had various different nicknames, some more surreal than others; to me she was ‘Hunski Didley McTavish’, HDMT. Every night for the 5 years since the previous bout of illness, whether I was home or away, I‘ve made a point of saying ‘Goodnight Didley’ at bedtime; last night she would hear it [...]
Sadly since writing the last update Nikki’s health has deteriorated quite considerably. She has been in a great deal of pain, has felt increasing weary over the past few days and has developed a persistent cough although the medication is helping her rest so she is as comfortable as it is possible to make her.
Hello there, a short note from me to say that we have just come back from a trip down south to see family including a few trips in to see Nikki. It is a while since we have seen her so it was a great pleasure to be able to spend some time with her [...]
What a day!! Despite the best efforts of the British road surfaces, the superb Hospital staff and ambulance crew managed to make our journey as ‘smooth’ as possible and we now have: Herself installed!
We thought you would like to hear how Nikki is getting on after the traumatic time she had last week and I can report that generally things have improved some. It has been an up and down week with regard to the pain and getting the drugs right is proving to be quite a balancing [...]
It would be fair to say this has not been a very good week for Nikki, there have been backwards steps with respect to the pain; there is still hope but it is some way off on the horizon. Her pain consultant came back last Monday and became aware that the one off epidural injections [...]
Hi there I am sure you have been waiting for an update on Nikki but it has been a confusing week with treatments ending up slightly different but this is where we are:- Sadly the syringe driver was unable to help with the pain relief on either the lower or higher dose so Nikki had [...]
Hello there here is the latest update on Nikki which I am sure you are all wanting to hear. She is still in hospital and has been confined to bed since Friday but on a scale of 1 – 10 says that the pain has gone from a 9 on Friday to a 5 Saturday. [...]
Hello there I promised an update and more photos after the wedding and concert on Monday. It was a long haul but Nikki was pleased to be able to attend the wedding and meet up with old friends from Goole but sadly she did not make the concert as she was in considerable pain with [...]