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by CRguy
Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: private message question.
Replies: 7
Views: 161

Re: private message question.

I was wondering if something wasn't working with my account, though, because it doesn't say my name online when I am on the board, for some reason. Maybe it's all good, anyhow. You had "Hide my online status: YES " selected. It is now changed and your name should appear next time you log ...
by CRguy
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Isolation
Replies: 12
Views: 398

Re: Isolation

Hey Dan welcome to the forum bit of tough love for you, from a guy who has been here since 2008 with Stage IVa 1. you are alive 2. you have a stoma 3. you are a " ... fun loving, outgoing, adventure seeker, etc etc, " 4. you are HERE ! yup you found us ! 5. you are in remission Stage IIIc ...
by CRguy
Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CBC Levels
Replies: 6
Views: 273

Re: CBC Levels

Not to throw a monkey wrench into the works ... :shock: :shock: :shock: BUTT some of these values could be interpretted as actually up from lab normals BUTT .... they need to be interpretted in light of your OWN lab's normals in reference to your OWN medical situation .... not by discussion on the f...
by CRguy
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Are your chemo IVs in a Glucose solution?
Replies: 6
Views: 173

Re: Are your chemo IVs in a Glucose solution?

What is your all experiences? Are they compounding your chemo in glucose, in the IV Drip bags? Just FYI, I applaud you for taking an integrative approach in using the keto paradigm to enhance your "western" treatments. As you may know I am a western trained vet with "eastern / alt&qu...
by CRguy
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Confused Stage2 or Stage3
Replies: 14
Views: 369

Re: Confused Stage2 or Stage3

mini warning : random rant alert :shock: :mrgreen: Just to add on a bit more from IME ..... I was offered FOLFOX after primary resection (2007) but went with Xeloda as I had good response and few side effects from neoadjuvant chemorad. The FOLFOX "benefit" was discussed at 3-5% improvemen...
by CRguy
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here. Bleeding from bum
Replies: 13
Views: 306

Re: New here. Bleeding from bum

Edited to add, we actually have a few people around here who were NOT diagnosed with colon cancer, do NOT have any relatives dealing with colon/rectal cancer. They are here, like you because they were SCARED at one time in their life about this cancer!! When all was said and one, they decided to st...
by CRguy
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Confused Stage2 or Stage3
Replies: 14
Views: 369

Re: Confused Stage2 or Stage3

Sent you a PM ... BUTT thought I could add a bit more info on-forum. My surgeon "thought" I would likely be Stage II My Radiation Onc said I was definitely Stage III de facto when all was said and done with my Medical Onc I am actually Stage IVa now here is the IMO part : don't take surgic...
by CRguy
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any Stage 2 Long Term RECTAL Cancer Survivors
Replies: 2
Views: 221

Re: Any Stage 2 Long Term RECTAL Cancer Survivors

...... and need some encouragement. Any stage 2 rectal cancer survivors that made through 5, 10, 15 years. MANY Stage II folks, not having had recurrence or progression, sadly, no longer post here because, gladly, they are back living their life which does not involve CRC. If the Stage III / IV sur...
by CRguy
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Friends, i am struggling, news of cancer are awful
Replies: 16
Views: 1610

Re: Friends, i am struggling, news of cancer are awful

Hey Laura

sending you MEGA POSI +++++++ Vibes for getting recovered from surgery
and outta' the big house ... back home.

Stay strong and keep pushing forward with your docs

Harmony sista'
CRguy on the Journey
by CRguy
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: O/T...Post Your Pics Here
Replies: 143
Views: 27383

Re: O/T...Post Your Pics Here

SO ... now that I have finished embarrASSing myself with browser tweeks :shock: I agree the blurred whisky bottles ( I am with stu here for the Scottish / Canadian spelling :mrgreen: ) indicate a reputation indeed Nice cottage front view as well. as for turkey : never tried the deep fried version, d...
by CRguy
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage 4 to NED- Please tell us
Replies: 37
Views: 1917

Re: Stage 4 to NED- Please tell us

Anyone with Stage 4 have some good news to share? Did you ever get to NED? I need to hear good news. I need hope. When you have a spare month or so :shock: you are welcome to read my >9600 posts here since Feb 2008. and please check out my signature Stage IVa ? ... yup NED ? ... AFAIK still kickin'...
by CRguy
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Lung met excision using robot
Replies: 2
Views: 351

Re: Lung met excision using robot

Tarsal69 wrote:Lung met being removed by robot procedure looking for member experience

Here is a search for robotic surgery on the forum :
search.php?keywords=robotic+surgery&fid%5B0%5D=1

best wishes
CRguy
by CRguy
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage 4 Hope
Replies: 16
Views: 1078

Re: Stage 4 Hope

Cheers Stu
Give Mum a hug from all of us
and one for you, too !!

Harmony
CRguy
by CRguy
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Happy World Ostomy Day!
Replies: 10
Views: 414

Re: Happy World Ostomy Day!

I realize we have gone O/T here BUTT Phuong is the REAL DEAL IMO and a very dear friend from Waaaaay Back so we kid around a bit .... Ostomy ? Yup it saved my BUTT I had a temp loop ileo after a TME resection It was a learning experience for me BUTT not a huge issue, having been a practicing Vet for...
by CRguy
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Happy World Ostomy Day!
Replies: 10
Views: 414

Re: Happy World Ostomy Day!

K .. K ... vanilla bean homemade ? OR Ben and Jerry's / Haagen Dazs ... ? OK just messin' witcha we use fresh dairy whipped cream sorry :( family tradition ... BUTT .... dinner is at 6 AND you have an open invite !!!!! AND if you really wanna have a CR turkey dinner ... I BBQ it and serve with seafo...

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