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by CRguy
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 3 year scan. Wish me luck!
Replies: 5
Views: 167

Re: 3 year scan. Wish me luck!

From what I've read 3 years is a pretty big one. Of course 5 is even better :) cheers. Yup most mets and recurrences will show some signs within the first 3 years ... = ME !!!! :twisted: SO, now that is just a bad memory in the rear view mirror !!!! :mrgreen: YES, definitely keep on with vigilant m...
by CRguy
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Not DX yet - Which questions should I ask my doctor?
Replies: 7
Views: 389

Re: Not DX yet - Which questions should I ask my doctor?

I_will_fight wrote:Surgery scheduled for tuesday.
I am scared, not so much because of the surgery as to what will happen afterwards.
JC

It is Tuesday now where I am SO
sending best wishes for a good surgical outcome and gentle healing moving forward !!!!

we are here for you,
and WITH you

In Harmony
CRguy
by CRguy
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update (9 months post surgery) (6 months post chemo)
Replies: 23
Views: 1828

Re: Update (9 months post surgery) (6 months post chemo)

Hey buddy just an FYI and NOT trying to piss in your cheerios !!!!!! :shock: IF the enlarged node is in the left shoulder/neck area around the collar bone ..... despite what any other tests show GET IT CHECKED again !! you had rectal CRC ( =ME also ) AND there are certain nodes which seem to show is...
by CRguy
Mon Jul 06, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: An aspirin a day helps keep bowel cancer away
Replies: 10
Views: 1420

Re: An aspirin a day helps keep bowel cancer away

Like so much of this CRC nonsense ... it is bearable and does change thru the day, depending upon ambient background noise and activity. I understand there are noise cancelling hearing aids which may help with this. My problem : my hearing acuity is better than my younger wife's, so I am not ready f...
by CRguy
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: An aspirin a day helps keep bowel cancer away
Replies: 10
Views: 1420

Re: An aspirin a day helps keep bowel cancer away

No it is not really annoying homie... it is MEGA EFFING !!!!!!!! ANNOYING :twisted: been there and am doing that as well True story : my original family Doc once told me that is how they judged the proper DOSE of ASA in the bad old days. increase the dose until the tinnitus is too bad ... and THEN r...
by CRguy
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Poor bowel habits/long term colostomy
Replies: 4
Views: 237

Re: Poor bowel habits/long term colostomy

Reasonably often my stools are pale and oily too, though there's plenty or normal non oily ones. Pale and oily could indicate a pancreatic enzyme digestive issue / malabsorption / malassimilation issue ... SO ... get an opinion with an Internal Medicine digestive / GIT specialist, not just a GP or ...
by CRguy
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Girlfriend wants to come to appointments
Replies: 12
Views: 622

Re: Girlfriend wants to come to appointments

I think it should really depend on how you feel about your relationship and where it might or might not be heading. Which is a completely different question than the medical/procedural ones. What boxhill said.... 100% So many energies at work here with your sitrep that it is really, truly NOT about...
by CRguy
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 174

Re: HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!!!

Yes ... sending I - FIVES and a
Happy fourth to all U.S. homies south of the 49th and west of Cape Alava

Hope y'all get some good weather
We had a shitty Canad'eh 1st with JUNEuary weather = cold and rainy :twisted:

Cheers all :mrgreen:
stay SAFEREST !

CRguy
by CRguy
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: If you want prayer stop in here!
Replies: 649
Views: 108210

Re: If you want prayer stop in here!

Continued prayers and best wishes for gentle healing, moving forward for hubby !
Glad the surgery worked out and I agree getting at those damned nodes is now Job One.

Cheers
CRguy
by CRguy
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Calling ALL Colorectal CANUCKS !
Replies: 345
Views: 116204

Happy Canada 'EH !!!

Wishing all Colorectal Canucks and those who love us

HAPPY CANADA DAY ... 'eh !!!!

Cheers and best wishes
Stayin' Covid SAFEREST !!!!

Harmony
on the Journey

CRguy
by CRguy
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 6392

Some new news UPDATES !!!!

News topic has been too quiet for a while! Here are some links which will relate to a few of our recent discussions. These are all from Medivizor and I would heartily encourage anyone who wishes to do more research to consider that site and use their resources !! It is a portal site which collects i...
by CRguy
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Bloated But Hungry . . .
Replies: 5
Views: 1050

Re: Bloated But Hungry . . .

Hey jep CR here just pulling out some of my training in TCM / Herbal and acupuncture medicine. Hunger with no will to eat IS a known TCM diagnostic condition. Spleen Chi deficiency , the "spleen" in TCM being responsible for "transformation and transportation " there is NO wester...
by CRguy
Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update (9 months post surgery) (6 months post chemo)
Replies: 23
Views: 1828

Re: Update (9 months post surgery) (6 months post chemo)

PET scans usually accompany a low resolution CT for image registration purposes, and are ordered mostly as confirmation when something is found by other means. PET is a measure of metabolic activity = cancer is presumed to be more active tissue. Some docs like them, others not as much. The imaging i...
by CRguy
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update (9 months post surgery) (6 months post chemo)
Replies: 23
Views: 1828

Re: Update (9 months post surgery) (6 months post chemo)

Hi All! I wanted to touch base and give an update on how everything has been and where I'm currently at in my life. I haven't posted in a long while as the message board became a habitual check it everyday thing and although this message board was the best thing ever for me during my hardest times,...

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