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by Chickspeed
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Confused Stage2 or Stage3
Replies: 14
Views: 324

Re: Confused Stage2 or Stage3

I am not offering medical advice it would be the same as taking advice from a chimp Here is how it happened for me: 12/15/16 colonoscopy found 5-6cm mass 10-12 cm from AV well to moderately diff 12/29/16 dual contrast staging scans of chest, abdomen and pelvis showed no metastatic disease in lungs l...
by Chickspeed
Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Canadians-Husband diagnosed-what about WORK and PAY?
Replies: 10
Views: 720

Re: Canadians-Husband diagnosed-what about WORK and PAY?

A lot of provinces have cancer patient navigators who take care of the details of CPP-D (canada pension plan disability) and navigate the mine field for you. There is a short process for cancer patients and fast tracked approval process Here is a starting point if your really lost: https://www.cance...
by Chickspeed
Fri May 11, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: A Low Carbohydrate, High Protein Diet Slows Tumor Growth and Prevents Cancer Initiation
Replies: 7
Views: 954

Re: A Low Carbohydrate, High Protein Diet Slows Tumor Growth and Prevents Cancer Initiation

I normally don't offer many opinions and don't have one for your post either. I have a site I frequent for info on diet. I am sure I am not the only one
who has seen it.

http://www.aicr.org/foods-that-fight-cancer/
by Chickspeed
Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: O/T EKG SHOWS Bundle Branch Block
Replies: 2
Views: 628

O/T EKG SHOWS Bundle Branch Block

I went to see a pre-op doctor yesterday. For loop Ileostomy reversal scheduled for March 27. He said my EKG shows and I have a bundle branch block He asked me about some symptoms which I really don’t think I have. I’m a little shocked because he didn’t really seem to be over concerned about He said ...
by Chickspeed
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: We Need Some Laughs Here: Reloaded 2018
Replies: 112
Views: 36252

Re: We Need Some Laughs Here: Reloaded 2018

My story is brief but I think it's funny. I went to a local hardware/tire store named after my country (Canada) I was totally lost as I wondered around the store looking for finish nails. One of the employees came by and asked my if I needed some help finding something a man about 18 years old. I as...
by Chickspeed
Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Getting A Colonoscopy With (potential) Sleep Apnea
Replies: 9
Views: 1071

Re: Getting A Colonoscopy With (potential) Sleep Apnea

I didn't take meds of any kind for my colonoscopy's it's an option where I live
by Chickspeed
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: LAR June 20 2017 passing blood now!!
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: LAR June 20 2017 passing blood now!!

Just a note to say I went for follow up colonoscopy yesterday and the surgeon confirmed what you said MissMolly

it's diversion colitis and not unusual

Thank you again
by Chickspeed
Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: LAR June 20 2017 passing blood now!!
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: LAR June 20 2017 passing blood now!!

Thank you for your reply MissMolly. I have been having signs of dehydration this week I have been slipping greatly on my water intake and I believe you hit it right on the head.

Thank you very much!
by Chickspeed
Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: LAR June 20 2017 passing blood now!!
Replies: 5
Views: 871

LAR June 20 2017 passing blood now!!

I had LAR surgery June 20th 2017 with temp Ileostomy and since I have been passing a little
mucus every day. today for the first time there is blood in the mucus. If things go well I should have Ileostomy reversal sometime
in march. has this happened to anyone else?

I am in complete panic right now!!
by Chickspeed
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: One year today since colonoscopy
Replies: 2
Views: 433

One year today since colonoscopy

It’s been 1 year to the day. Dec 15 2016 : colonoscopy 5-6 cm growth discovered approximately 10 cm from anal verge. Dec 29 2016: Double contrast ct scan showed no evidence of disease outside rectum Jan 19 2017 : MRI shows T2 early T3 growth with 3 enlarged lymphnodes defined as T2/early T3 NX Feb 1...
by Chickspeed
Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: tiny white spots on ileostomy
Replies: 8
Views: 818

Re: tiny white spots on ileostomy

MissMolly and Lee thank you for your input you both make a lot of sense. I have no itching or discomfort as a result. I will be watching things closely for a few days. I also wondered now in hindsight if it may be stoma powder sometimes i am sloppy at changing my appliance sometimes the powder is di...

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