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by Chickspeed
Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone on here from Nova Scotia Canada?
Replies: 9
Views: 780

Re: Anyone on here from Nova Scotia Canada?

Capercrohnieileo wrote:I'm in Nova Scotia


By your name i'm guessing your on the island?

are your treatments/surgery done there or QEII??
by Chickspeed
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Time from dx to first treatment?
Replies: 23
Views: 1564

Re: Time from dx to first treatment?

81 days from discovery to first treatment
by Chickspeed
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone on here from Nova Scotia Canada?
Replies: 9
Views: 780

Re: Anyone on here from Nova Scotia Canada?

My understanding we have people here from all parts of the planet today. This forum was started in the USA to help one of the founders, Molly. To cheer her on as she roller skated across the USA to help raise money and awareness for getting colon cancer under the age of 50. From there it evolved in...
by Chickspeed
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Confused Stage2 or Stage3
Replies: 16
Views: 1219

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: 902

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: 1039

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: 692

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: 174
Views: 54286

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: 1168

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: 1001

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: 1001

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: 1001

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!!

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