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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: 432

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: 465

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: 679
Views: 142574

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: 480

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: 946

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: 611

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: 512

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: 840

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: 753

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: 1324

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: 1371

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: 107
Views: 6973

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: 2518

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.
by fumaros
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Larry has an eviction date!!!
Replies: 42
Views: 2228

Re: Larry has an eviction date!!!

That is wonderful news. You have been so strong for so long, I am really glad to hear that it has not all being in vain. Good luck with the upcoming surgery. I will be praying for you as always.
by fumaros
Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What was everyone's symptoms of colon cancer
Replies: 20
Views: 3298

Re: What was everyone's symptoms of colon cancer

Anemia and pain in my side. There was blood in my stool but it wasn't visible to me, it was detected there by doctors

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