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by Conny
Sun May 29, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Survey on bad habits
Replies: 34
Views: 5808

Re: Survey on bad habits

It is really refreshing to see "I am in the same boat" with so many of you, having lived a fairly healthy lifestyle and STILL got this UNIVITED "guest"! Excellent "survey". THAT was MY very FIRST thought when I go the diagnosis: WTH, ME, who DOESN't LIKE junk food, who ...
by Conny
Sat May 28, 2016 6:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Chemo and working and questions to ask 2nd opinion Dr.
Replies: 15
Views: 2305

Re: Chemo and working and questions to ask 2nd opinion Dr.

I am still gathering information at this point, looking to get a second opinion as to what the treatment would entail. AND, I would also like to get holistic treatment while on chemo, to help my body stay as strong as possible.. AND, I would like to get an idea of how would it work to go to work wh...
by Conny
Sat May 28, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Chemo and working and questions to ask 2nd opinion Dr.
Replies: 15
Views: 2305

Re: Chemo and working and questions to ask 2nd opinion Dr.

I am new to the group myself. And I agree there are so much useful information and stories of courage that have given me a new perspective in just one short hour. I am Stage IVb colon. It started as a 3.75 cm tumor in my ascending colon. After resection a new tumor appeared in my abdominal wall. My...
by Conny
Sat May 28, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Chemo and working and questions to ask 2nd opinion Dr.
Replies: 15
Views: 2305

Re: Chemo and working and questions to ask 2nd opinion Dr.

Grouseman and Nik have pretty much covered it. I worked full time during my neoadjuvant chemo and only took the day off when I had to be hooked up at the treatment centre. During the neoadjuvant phase (3x FOLFOX) I was lucky and only suffered from fatigue. Unfortunately, my first Rd of "mop-up...
by Conny
Sat May 28, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Chemo and working and questions to ask 2nd opinion Dr.
Replies: 15
Views: 2305

Re: Chemo and working and questions to ask 2nd opinion Dr.

Thank you all for this great input. GrouseMan and Nik, I learned a lot from your replies. Of course, a lot of the terminology is still "chinese" to me, but I am sure I will learn faster than I had imagined learning something new this year. Yes, how did this happen from starting this year w...
by Conny
Fri May 27, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Chemo and working and questions to ask 2nd opinion Dr.
Replies: 15
Views: 2305

Chemo and working and questions to ask 2nd opinion Dr.

Hi everybody, I am new to the group and also new to the cc world.... Lots to learn and process. I have read through some of your posts and find this to be a wonderful and caring group. I think this is soooo much what we all need. I am a stage IIIB Colon Cancer, one 1cm lymphnode attached to one bran...

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