Search found 21 matches

Go to advanced search

by Pebblesgrgrma
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rant: enough is enough!
Replies: 11
Views: 1864

Re: Rant: enough is enough!

I can't imagine. I have only been on the outside looking in as my dad, 2 aunts, 5 cousins, 2 uncles and several friends have delt with some form of cancer in the past 4 years. I wish I had something to say to make a difference for you, but because you let me into your world so honestly, maybe I can ...
by Pebblesgrgrma
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Update on my brother...
Replies: 2
Views: 879

Update on my brother...

Hello friends, I was relieved to find you while my dad was fighting stage IV colon cancer. Soon after I found you my dad passed away Jan 8, 2017. Within a couple weeks I was back asking questions and receiving love and answers in regard to my youngest brother and his dx of polyps and possible cancer...
by Pebblesgrgrma
Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My dads journey is over
Replies: 27
Views: 6926

Re: My dads journey is over

I am so sorry to read this post. My prayers for your peace and comfort.
My dads journey ended the same day, Jan 8, 2017.
by Pebblesgrgrma
Sat Jan 28, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Nearing the end
Replies: 24
Views: 4119

Re: Nearing the end

About a month ago I had to tell my dad the same thing in the doctor office. He was very hard of hearing and having a difficult time following what the doc was telling him. When everyone left the room he asked me what that was all about. I told him the cancer was going to take his life soon. If they ...
by Pebblesgrgrma
Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hoping for a miracle...prayers needed : UPDATE
Replies: 28
Views: 4214

Re: Hoping for a miracle...prayers needed : UPDATE

Praying for you and your mom. Miracle cure might not be in the plan but prayers will give you and mom peace and comfort.

Miracles do happen !!
by Pebblesgrgrma
Fri Jan 27, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I didn't think I would be back so soon..
Replies: 4
Views: 1264

Re: I didn't think I would be back so soon..

Thank you for putting by brain at rest for now. I can just sit back for a few short days and wait. This brother just turned 50 last Sept. Another brother had one done 7 yrs ago, at 50, but doc advised him to do another under the current situations. He only has 1 kidney by birth. His colonoscopy will...
by Pebblesgrgrma
Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I didn't think I would be back so soon..
Replies: 4
Views: 1264

I didn't think I would be back so soon..

Hi again, I have continued reading stuff on here. I don't know if i think I can find something that would have changed things or what. My dad died a couple weeks ago now. Hard to believe. This has been more difficult than I thought. 60 years old and i can't quit crying over my dad. Anyway, back to t...
by Pebblesgrgrma
Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Bad news yesterday
Replies: 140
Views: 17049

Re: Bad news yesterday

Sorry to hear that. Thanks again for your support of me during my dads travels. I will be praying for you for comfort and peace.
by Pebblesgrgrma
Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Thank you for all your support
Replies: 18
Views: 7101

Thank you for all your support

To all of my dear, new found friends. My heart is breaking and tears falling because my dad passed away at 5:10 pm today. Jan 8, 2017. I will continue to read your posts on here that I haven't got to finish yet. . I am also going to do my best to encourage everyone to get a colonoscopy. If my dad ha...
by Pebblesgrgrma
Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What pain meds do you use?
Replies: 9
Views: 1687

Re: What pain meds do you use?

Beensmama,
That is the exact pain regement they are supposed to start my dad on tomarrow. Thanks for the positive words.
by Pebblesgrgrma
Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hicups and swing in being his self, and hospice
Replies: 3
Views: 939

Hicups and swing in being his self, and hospice

Happy New Year from me and dad. A couple new experiences this week. The cleaning lady came in dads room and mopped the floor, same lady ,same chemicals, same time of day. After a couple of hours dad asked to go to the hospital. The facility didnt think he needed the ER but he wanted to go so we took...
by Pebblesgrgrma
Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:46 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What pain meds do you use?
Replies: 9
Views: 1687

What pain meds do you use?

Dad had a strange and scary ordeal this past weekend. He has started having back pain and stomach pain. He had been taking oxycodone, but he does not like dealing with constipation and says it dosent last very long. His doc tried him om a long acting morphine , 12 hours low dose once a day. That was...
by Pebblesgrgrma
Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: TNM?and update
Replies: 7
Views: 1234

TNM?and update

TNM T= tumors?N=nodes?M=mets? How do you get this information? When I asked my dads oncologist she didnt seem to know what I was talking about. I finally got a copy of my dads biopsy reports today. There is alot more to dads situation than we were told. Such as the size of the tumors in his colon an...
by Pebblesgrgrma
Sat Dec 24, 2016 12:32 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Terminology and abbreviations
Replies: 56
Views: 224090

Re: Terminology and abbreviations

TNM T= tumors?N=nodes?M=meds? How do you get this information? When I asked my dads oncologist she didnt seem to know what I was talking about. I finally got a copy of my dads biopsy reports today. There is alot more to dads situation than we were told. Such as the size of the tumors in his colon an...
by Pebblesgrgrma
Sat Dec 17, 2016 11:49 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Dad saw his oncologist today.
Replies: 4
Views: 959

Dad saw his oncologist today.

This the third time I have tried to post and got interrupted by a phone call and lost what I was writting. I hope I didn't post before i wanted to. Basically doc said with his age, 83 tomarrow, and being on dialysis and the extensive mets he really dosent have any options for treatment that would no...

Go to advanced search