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by triordie1994
Thu May 26, 2016 11:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Starting Folfox on Monday
Replies: 48
Views: 6685

Re: Starting Folfox on Monday

We are pretty familiar with MN and go there multiple times per year. Back in July for a soccer tournament in Minni. I like MN. People are so nice they could be Canadian. :lol:
by triordie1994
Thu May 26, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Starting Folfox on Monday
Replies: 48
Views: 6685

Re: Starting Folfox on Monday

Up 61 in Thunder Bay. Will be in Duluth next week. :D
by triordie1994
Thu May 26, 2016 10:48 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Starting Folfox on Monday
Replies: 48
Views: 6685

Re: Starting Folfox on Monday

Wait for the port. Pretty isolated where I am and the only Dr. That does it was on holidays last week. Welcome to Canada Eh :shock:
by triordie1994
Thu May 26, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Starting Folfox on Monday
Replies: 48
Views: 6685

Re: Starting Folfox on Monday

I hope you don't mind but I would like to join your thread and contribute my experiences throughout chemo which I will be starting next week. To start off, today I had my port installed. I think it will be well worth the slight wait to get it. Pretty minor procedure that they did with only local ana...
by triordie1994
Wed May 25, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Starting Folfox on Monday
Replies: 48
Views: 6685

Re: Starting Folfox on Monday

Has anyone tried to exercise, such as biking, during treatments?
by triordie1994
Wed May 25, 2016 10:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Starting Folfox on Monday
Replies: 48
Views: 6685

Re: Starting Folfox on Monday

I get my port tomorrow and will be starting my FOLFOX treatments on Tuesday. We'll have to compare notes.

Good luck and take care.
by triordie1994
Sun May 15, 2016 8:32 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 2 part diet question
Replies: 5
Views: 970

Re: 2 part diet question

I think natural whole foods is the way to go staying away from processed foods. Cancer is so complex I don't believe it is one thing that causes it but rather a combination of exposures over time that contribute. Like her, i will be starting chemo (ie. FOLFOX) soon and am paranoid of eating refined ...
by triordie1994
Sat May 14, 2016 9:13 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Survey on bad habits
Replies: 34
Views: 5794

Re: Survey on bad habits

grew up in a house with secondhand smoke for 22 years. ate oatmeal and toast for breakfast for most of my life since the 3rd grade. added honey and cinnamon a few years ago. bing drank in college. drink about 2 drinks/beers per week since then. i exercised a lot running since 1989 and recently compl...
by triordie1994
Thu May 12, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Cancer Causes
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: Cancer Causes

Thanks everyone. You know how your mind wanders when you have time to think.

Updated my signature after my oncology appt. yesturday. Anxious to get started with chemo and get done so I can get back to the business of my normal life.

Take c
by triordie1994
Wed May 11, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Lifestyle Change
Replies: 4
Views: 1006

Lifestyle Change

CC T3b Dx and will be starting FOLFOX in a few weeks since right hemi on 04/15/16 Spoke with onc doc today and he mentioned that cancer may be cause by a series of several factors influencing mutations such as environment, nutrition, etc Also said that for recovery I will have to ensure exercise and...
by triordie1994
Wed May 11, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Cancer Causes
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Cancer Causes

Hello, I know one can never really know what caused your cancer but I was wondering what people thought may have caused their cancer? I was recently diagnosed with T3N1M0 and am awaiting possible chemo therapy after having a right hemicolectomy on April 15th. Looking back I would think that mine may...

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