My Work Here Is Finished.

There will be no more entries here, Hamada’s journey is now complete and so all further writing will be over at http://www.susiehemingway.com/ starting with “A Snow Covered Village In December” which tells about the weekend of ‘celebration of Hamada’s …

Let Me Not – by Susie Hemingway

Let me not falter dear Lord.Let me not fall at this final hurdle.Guide me now to complete this task.Let me not plaintively wail and scream as my heart doth now.Allow me to show dignity that he always showed.Let me not stand beneath the stars and scream…

Gone to Live with God.

My beloved Hamada quietly and peacefully and with great dignity left us today to go home to be with God. Dear Universe a new angel has joined. He is handsome, caring, loving and a great symbol of courage and strength. His wings spread across the globe …

The Start Of A Final Journey.

Just a short update for those who are awaiting news of our dear Hamada, especially our family in Egypt. Hamada has started his final journey home to rest. Yesterday a wonderful nurse from the Macmillan support team came to visit at home and confirmed w…

Night Vigil

Hamada has spoken very little during the last two days. managing only to smile and greet the family who have all been here at “Hemingway” this weekend. I know by his smiles that he has enjoyed so much, seeing them all, during this bittersweet weekend.J…

Such A Difficult Time.

The terrible headache which has been with Hamada for a week now, has become too much for him to bear. Yesterday he was prescribed control release Morphine and also liquid morphine for extra support. As we are now back with our own local GP, he is of th…

This Must Be An Honest Journal.

Hamada has now received two whole blood units and one of platelets which took six hours, being slowly transfused as to protect the remaining kidney function. Still from Friday evening Hamada has been suffering from an extremely bad headache and he has …

A Watchful Weekend.

A very watchful weekend for me as Hamada recovers from six hours of transfusions on Friday. Transfusions were done very slowly as to protect the kidneys as much as possible. Hamada is very weary as normal but what is concerning me is the headache that …

Time For A Top Up.

After blood tests done yesterday at Lincoln County Hospital the results show that Hamada’s platelet level is extremely low at 16. So this morning he will have a further blood test to check antibodies(I believe) and then his special ordered Platelets wi…

Changes.

When I started this blog more than four years ago I promised always to tell how it is for a Carer of someone with MM. It was important for me that my poems conveyed a little story of the days that unfolded on this journey. Sometimes the truth of my fee…