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by thostie
Mon Aug 06, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: bad news...
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

bad news...

for the second scan in a row my largest liver tumor and my peritoneal lymph nodes have grown. my onc took me off of Folfiri and switched me to Folfox and Avastin. For some reason i am having tons of anxiety about switching chemos. I even took a three week break to clear my head. In my head the side ...
by thostie
Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hey Colon Club
Replies: 81
Views: 7973

Re: Hey Colon Club

i just wanted to thank everyone who voted for my husband in the bodybuilding.com military appreciation award contest. Even though we didn't win bodybuilding.com gave us a 5,000 travel voucher to go to Hawaii! I was completely surprised when they announced it on the website. I included the link becau...
by thostie
Mon Jul 16, 2012 6:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage 4 and chemo
Replies: 8
Views: 1369

Re: Stage 4 and chemo

I have been on chemo pretty much non stop since diagnosis. i took a break with only Xeloda/Avastin for 5 months but my largest liver tumor started growing again so i went back on the hard stuff. I unfortunately am not ready for surgery so for now chemo for life but i do hope one day i will get some ...
by thostie
Mon Jul 16, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Gaelen update - TUESDAY 7/17 UPDATE
Replies: 108
Views: 9708

Re: Gaelen update - MONDAY 7/16 UPDATE

Pat,
i really hope your family sees these pages and pages of love and support. thank you for sharing your knowledge and for all your no nonsense advice. i wish i had more words but i dont. i wish you peace and comfort <3
by thostie
Sun Jul 15, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New!
Replies: 32
Views: 3344

Re: New!

Hi Jen, Im sorry you had to join the club but im happy you found us for information. I am also in my 20s (for a little bit longer) and found it hard to find other young people to connect with. Feel free to pm me if you have any questions about treatments or whatnot. good luck with you upcoming biops...
by thostie
Sun Jul 08, 2012 9:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Doing the happy dance!!
Replies: 11
Views: 960

Re: Doing the happy dance!!

Woooooo :D :D :D :D :D thanks for sharing your good news with us. I love to hear it!
by thostie
Sun Jul 08, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New & looking for some advice
Replies: 6
Views: 976

Re: New & looking for some advice

Sue, My cancer had spread through my lymph nodes to my liver (i started with so many liver tumors they couldn't count them) then to my lungs. I was told by my first surgeon that chemo for life was my only option and most likely it would not work because my cancer was so advanced. he told me i had a ...
by thostie
Sun Jul 08, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hey Colon Club
Replies: 81
Views: 7973

Re: Hey Colon Club

Win or not all the support I've received is amazing. thank you all for making me feel so loved! Reading all these posts just made me tear up! Thanks again everyone it means the world to me.
by thostie
Sun Jul 08, 2012 12:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need advice from wig wearers
Replies: 7
Views: 1151

Re: Need advice from wig wearers

your scalp may just be irritated because you're new to wigs. I've been wearing them on and off for a while and i have found the gel bands work the best for air circulation.

http://www.headcovers.com/175/cushion-b ... rips-wigs/

This is the one i buy :)
by thostie
Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hey Colon Club
Replies: 81
Views: 7973

Re: Hey Colon Club

Realtor wrote:Come on people -- keep voting! And if you haven't voted -- do it! I posted a thread on a board I visit that has nothing to do with cancer (sports related) and gave the link and asked members to vote. You've gotten a few votes, and I'm hoping for more. Dan



thanks so much for your votes and repost!
by thostie
Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hey Colon Club
Replies: 81
Views: 7973

Re: Hey Colon Club *update*

Just confirmed you can vote every 24 hours so please if you can vote for us whenever you think about it! We are pretty behind but i think we can catch up if we have people voting for us again and again.

PS you can vote from all your devices too!
by thostie
Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hey Colon Club
Replies: 81
Views: 7973

Re: Hey Colon Club

Phuong wrote:
one of my friends said we can vote every 24 hours.


Yup! Just casted a second vote. Easy as pie.


Great! thanks a million!
by thostie
Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:18 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hey Colon Club
Replies: 81
Views: 7973

Re: Hey Colon Club

DaniInMaine wrote:Done. But I see we have some serious voting to do to help them win......what do you think folks??!!!!


yes we are seriously behind! one of my friends said we can vote every 24 hours. im not sure if its true but if you guys could try that would help us a lot!
by thostie
Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hey Colon Club
Replies: 81
Views: 7973

Re: Hey Colon Club

thank you all again for voting :) i dont mind if anyone posts the link on their facebook. i need as many votes as i can get :)
by thostie
Mon Jul 02, 2012 11:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hey Colon Club
Replies: 81
Views: 7973

Re: Hey Colon Club

Thanks everyone for voting and thanks Lisa :D the wig helps haha

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