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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: 538

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: 866

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: 588

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: 40
Views: 4681

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: 976

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: 739

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: 739

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: 739

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: 397

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: 670

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...
by Chickspeed
Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:29 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: tiny white spots on ileostomy
Replies: 8
Views: 670

Re: tiny white spots on ileostomy

When was your surgery? I had some white spots on my stoma not long after surgery that turned out to be dead skin cells that eventually sloughed off. There is also always the chance that it is some sort of infection, you might want to check it out with your surgeon. Surgery was June 20th. Reversal p...
by Chickspeed
Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: tiny white spots on ileostomy
Replies: 8
Views: 670

tiny white spots on ileostomy

I have a couple little tiny white spots on my stoma.

Thoughts?

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