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by ams5796
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Daily Enema Therapy for LARS
Replies: 19
Views: 2587

Re: Daily Enema Therapy for LARS

Absolutely check with your doctor! I should have said this. :oops:
by ams5796
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Daily Enema Therapy for LARS
Replies: 19
Views: 2587

Re: Daily Enema Therapy for LARS

TinaFish,

I KNOW that daily (or even every other day) warm water enemas would help you tremendously! Search them on this forum and if you're on FB we have a lively LARS group on there. You'd get a lot of support and great information.




Ann
by ams5796
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CLUSTERINGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!
Replies: 56
Views: 3874

Re: CLUSTERINGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!

That's really interesting and helpful, Dave. I especially need to up my water intake.

Thanks,
Ann
by ams5796
Sun May 26, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Our Miss Molly/Karen going into hospice
Replies: 47
Views: 7292

Re: Our Miss Molly/Karen going into hospice

Miss Molly has been such a loving and bright light on this board. I am truly sad to hear this news.

I wish her a peaceful journey surrounded by love.



Ann
by ams5796
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Possibly still NED...our story to date
Replies: 124
Views: 15920

Re: Possibly still NED...our story to date

I was treated by Nancy Kemeny a few years back. She was a tough cookie. I wasn’t there to make friends. I checked my ego at the door and let her take the wheel. I was desperate enough to put up with anything. I’m still standing as Elton John would say. I’d recommend her to anywho wants to survive th...
by ams5796
Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: BrownBagger ....... I don't know what to say
Replies: 125
Views: 37343

Re: BrownBagger ....... I don't know what to say

I think of Eric ever time I log on here. In fact, I don't come on here very much anymore because of the absence of Eric. He was a friend and an inspiration to many of us.



Ann
by ams5796
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: O/T My friend passed away this morning.
Replies: 17
Views: 5430

Re: O/T My friend passed away this morning.

A beautiful description of your friend. I'm sorry for your loss.



Ann
by ams5796
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Nik Colon - ritz75
Replies: 15
Views: 6829

Re: Nik Colon - ritz75

Wow, so sad. I do remember her. My condolences to her friends and family.


A bad week around here...
by ams5796
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scan anxiety
Replies: 10
Views: 1416

Re: Scan anxiety

It sounds like you're having a good response to chemo. Take it one day at a time. I wish you well and many more years with your baby boy.
by ams5796
Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Bev G
Replies: 51
Views: 21431

Bev G

I just read on facebook that BevG passed away this week. I don't know any details. It makes me very sad that such a special person was taken from our world too soon again. This is a huge loss for our community. Maybe folks who know more about this will chime in. My condolences and best wishes to her...
by ams5796
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?
Replies: 79
Views: 39166

Re: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?

Excellent summary, ozziej. Thank you for getting that all down in writing. This will be a great help to many.
by ams5796
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?
Replies: 79
Views: 39166

Re: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?

I'm confused as to what you mean when you say "solutions." Doing a warm water enema could not be easier. It's simply filling an enema bag that you'd buy on amazon or at a drug store with warm tap water. There are instruction on the box and all over the internet including this forum. http:/...
by ams5796
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?
Replies: 79
Views: 39166

Re: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?

There are so many great threads on this forum detailing everything you would want to know. There is also an informative, supportive LARS board on Facebook.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=60383&p=479250&hilit=daily+enema#p479250
by ams5796
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?
Replies: 79
Views: 39166

Re: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?

Another non surgical option is a daily warm water enema. It's probably what the professionals would suggest.
by ams5796
Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?
Replies: 79
Views: 39166

Re: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Do you have it?

Phillypatient, I'm not sure if you're on facebook, but there's an extremely supportive and helpful group on there for LARS. Just type Living with Low Anterior Resection Syndrome in the search bar. Lots of great information and solutions on there for us. The most "popular" solution seems to...

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