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by NICK THE BRIT
Wed Jul 21, 2010 7:48 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hi everyone.
Replies: 10
Views: 1072

Hi everyone.

Greetings from England. I Joined this site back in August 2006 after just being diagnosed with Stage 3a colon cancer. Had a temporary ileostomy fitted and did my 6 mths chemo. I found this site to be a wonderful help to my progress back then, there was always someone available to turn to when you we...
by NICK THE BRIT
Mon Dec 24, 2007 1:47 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: embarrassing...but I have lots of gas and need help!
Replies: 13
Views: 2545

Hi Ruth, mine was reversed in March aswell and i also have these problems. I take colpermin peppermint tablets that help a bit. But like Magnolia said its finding the right balance to the diet, and ive yet to find it yet! Nevermind chin up.

Happy holidays to all

Nick x
by NICK THE BRIT
Wed Dec 19, 2007 2:59 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: bathroom issues after resection of colon.
Replies: 9
Views: 3101

Hi guys, My op to remove the temp illeostomy was back in March. Things are ok, i try and eat most foods although as healthy as poss adding a treat here and there. The problem i have is where i was re-joined the hole is a lot smaller to pass out of now, meaning that i now go up to ten times a day (sm...
by NICK THE BRIT
Thu Nov 15, 2007 12:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Good news
Replies: 17
Views: 2209

Fantastic news Wendy, pleased for you.
by NICK THE BRIT
Mon Oct 08, 2007 1:55 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Inspirational
Replies: 4
Views: 993

First off, happy birthday to you!!!

I wouldnt of said older than 25 by that photo!!

Fantastic to hear news like that. It gives people such a lift when they hear a nice story like that.

Many happy returns

Nick xx
by NICK THE BRIT
Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:50 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stop here for GAS!
Replies: 4
Views: 1189

Cheers Bryan i will give that a go. I do use the pro biotics and find they do help.
by NICK THE BRIT
Tue Oct 02, 2007 2:04 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stop here for GAS!
Replies: 4
Views: 1189

Stop here for GAS!

Hi to everyone, I havent posted for a whilst but still check in on a regular basis to see how everybody is doing and if anybody has any new handy advice etc. Well im 16mths clean now from surgery, and feeling great. But the question i wanted to ask was and its a bit of a sore subject (literally) I h...
by NICK THE BRIT
Thu Aug 30, 2007 9:43 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colonoscopy Results Question
Replies: 8
Views: 1635

I had 1 cancerous polyp which was removed. Stage III. I have since had two colonoscopies, which thank the lord have been clean. after the last one about a month ago. My surgeon reckons i wouldnt need to have one for two years now??? I dont have any family history though.
by NICK THE BRIT
Wed Aug 29, 2007 5:14 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 3RD time lucky
Replies: 12
Views: 2350

Pete, they really are going to town on you mate!!! hope it goes well for you.

ps, sorry i missed your call. Im here until Sat then away for 2 weeks.

We still need to arrange that beer. Lisa (loopy) if your reading this your invited to!

Adios
by NICK THE BRIT
Mon Aug 20, 2007 5:26 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Help! Has anyone had a good reversal done with good results
Replies: 5
Views: 1216

Janette, my reversal was back in March. I thought i was going to be unlucky. Thank the lord mine has settled down to a managable level. Sure enough if i over indulge over the wknd etc i may suffer a bit more but i can't complain really. Ive just spent the weekend at a music festival, and was panicki...
by NICK THE BRIT
Sun Aug 05, 2007 1:40 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: colostomy reversal diet
Replies: 3
Views: 2016

Im the same, always feel worse after too much bread. I take a natural peppermint to help relieve the bloated feeling.
by NICK THE BRIT
Mon Jul 16, 2007 4:23 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: By the way
Replies: 17
Views: 3409

Good luck to you mate, ive got my 2nd one this friday. Can't wait for the prep!
by NICK THE BRIT
Tue Jul 10, 2007 3:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Its time (again)
Replies: 9
Views: 1876

Pete, i got your pm. Im going away for a few days tomorrow, i'll be in touch on my return. Hope all goes well mate, and happy 50th to you
by NICK THE BRIT
Sat Jul 07, 2007 5:51 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 2008 Colondar Shoot
Replies: 26
Views: 4727

Steve,
Just wanted to say congratulations on the 5 year mark, fantastic news. ps have the movie offers come flooding in yet? the above board offers i was referring to! :lol:
by NICK THE BRIT
Mon Jul 02, 2007 8:21 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Help! I am new to this site and looking for some answers!
Replies: 5
Views: 1362

Ive been there to Ruth, although never had radiation. Had my bag from June 06 to March this year. I was really uncomfortable for a good 10 wks or so. Things have improved although nothing fantastic. Im just trying to adapt now. I had that procedure where your bottom gets stretched, seem to help thin...

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