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by fumaros
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Peri mets, Stage IV --- Need advice
Replies: 15
Views: 1282

Re: Peri mets, Stage IV --- Need advice

Glad the surgery went well. Hope the recovery is quick, and you stay free and healthy.
by fumaros
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 33 year old - Stage 4 - no family history
Replies: 13
Views: 353

Re: 33 year old - Stage 4 - no family history

I am sorry this happened to you. This is a great place to be to ask questions and get comforted by people who understand what you are going through. All the best on this long journey. I pray you will come through this okay.
by fumaros
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here. Just found out I have stage 3
Replies: 16
Views: 590

Re: New here. Just found out I have stage 3

Hi Hopegirl,

I come on the site all the time just to read the stories of all the many people on here who are alive and "well." You are going to be okay, you can beat this.
by fumaros
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone diagnosed in their 20's?
Replies: 16
Views: 623

Re: Anyone diagnosed in their 20's?

I was diagnosed a month after I turned 29. That was rough. Walking into the oncology center when you are 30 years younger than everyone in the infusion room is tough. Planning for the future is pretty tough too. But, we are still young and have the strength to fight, even if it feels like the immort...
by fumaros
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: For Stage III's: NED for how long now?
Replies: 682
Views: 143297

Re: For Stage III's: NED for how long now?

I have been NED since my surgery in April 2016 1 year and 7 months.
by fumaros
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Traveling on chemo?
Replies: 17
Views: 514

Re: Traveling on chemo?

I think having a vacation during chemo is a great way to lift the spirits, and gather energy. Ask your mom how she feels, and where she wants to go. She is most aware of what she can physically tolerate. On the other hand i think cbsmith raises some very valid points. If your mom is potentially immu...
by fumaros
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:29 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Sending hope to the newly diagnosed
Replies: 6
Views: 956

Re: Sending hope to the newly diagnosed

It is sad seeing stories of new diagnoses, but with each day that goes by we get closer to closing this awful chapter of life and moving on to new and happier chapters (congratulations on the babies). For some it's fighting for the next day, others months, scans, then years. There is hope, and stori...
by fumaros
Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: A Difficult Year
Replies: 14
Views: 631

Re: A Difficult Year

I am really sorry for all you have been through, that is enough pain and strain for a lifetime, and packed into a year. I really hope things get better for you and your family.
by fumaros
Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 4(ish) year colonoscopy results
Replies: 10
Views: 528

Re: 4(ish) year colonoscopy results

It's good to hear from you and congratulations on the good news. It's hard to be good at "life" after dealing with a terrible ordeal. All the best with the next scan.
by fumaros
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: so scared
Replies: 12
Views: 858

Re: so scared

I will be praying for you and your husband.
by fumaros
Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I am now five years cancer free after my lung recurrence
Replies: 13
Views: 764

Re: I am now five years cancer free after my lung recurrence

Thanks Mys, these mile stones mean a lot to us as well. enjoy a long and beautiful life.
by fumaros
Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update on DK (Dr. Tom Marsilje)...
Replies: 15
Views: 1357

Re: Update on DK (Dr. Tom Marsilje)...

His strength is amazing. He is in my prayers
by fumaros
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stella (vilca11) went home (more than a month ago)
Replies: 20
Views: 1386

Re: Stella (vilca11) went home (more than a month ago)

This is very sad to hear. I didn't know her well, but her butterfly avatar jumped into my mind. I will miss seeing it. May her soul be free, and rest well.
by fumaros
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA
Replies: 108
Views: 7287

Re: GOOD NEWS ON BEANSMAMA

wow, just wow. this is the best news. Will keep praying for a quick and wonderful recovery
by fumaros
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My mom's journey is over
Replies: 31
Views: 2553

Re: My mom's journey is over

I am sorry this happened. I pray you find some comfort in the coming days, your support through your mom's journey was remarkable.

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