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by scattered edge
Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Another passing... My dear sweet husband
Replies: 50
Views: 6417

Re: Another passing... My dear sweet husband

so sorry for your loss. I hate this darned disease.. :cry:

Rosie
by scattered edge
Tue Mar 18, 2014 6:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: swollen lymph node in neck - update
Replies: 9
Views: 3358

Re: swollen lymph node in neck

I had swelling on my left side. After a needle biopsy, then a surgical biopsy, turned out to be mets. I hope you husband's turns into nothing

Rosie
by scattered edge
Fri Feb 21, 2014 6:10 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Spontaneous Regression
Replies: 43
Views: 7406

Re: Spontaneous Regression

I am so glad to see you post. I often wonder how you are doing.

It has been cold and snowy here in South Dakota, I'm looking forward to warmer weather and spring. I think I may have some depression issues going on.

Rosie
by scattered edge
Tue Feb 18, 2014 7:19 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: mCRC STAGE IV OR RECURRENT PATIENTS thread - ONGOING
Replies: 2268
Views: 320134

Re: mCRC STAGE IV OR RECURRENT PATIENTS thread - ONGOING

I have been cleaning clutter and shredding papers too. I am a lousy bookkeeper and filer. My husband will go crazy if I don't clean some crap out. We live an hour from the city, I have been loading things into boxes and bags placing them by the back door and anytime we go to the city I take a load t...
by scattered edge
Tue Feb 18, 2014 6:57 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Chemo has stopped working - update 2/26/14
Replies: 83
Views: 9993

Re: Chemo has stopped working

Ashlee. I don't post much but I do read a lot. You've always been an inspiration to me. I wish you comfort and peace with your decisions. I know I am not far behind you.

Rosie
by scattered edge
Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:56 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Holding space for Icesk8tr/ Christine
Replies: 41
Views: 4437

Re: Holding space for Icesk8tr/ Christine

wow! Good news.. I cam so glad your surgery went well. I'm glad to hear your doing laps around the nurses already :D

Rosie
by scattered edge
Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:19 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Our Kathryn UPDATE
Replies: 49
Views: 5222

Re: Our Kathryn UPDATE

My thoughts and prayers are with Kathryn and her family.

Rosie
by scattered edge
Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Our Kathryn is quite ill... UPDATE AT END
Replies: 76
Views: 7628

Re: Our Kathryn is quite ill... UPDATE AT END

Kathryn, you amaze me. I feel like I'm quite the weenie compared to you.

my best to you,
Rosie
by scattered edge
Sun Dec 01, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Chemotherapy and food
Replies: 10
Views: 1099

Re: Chemotherapy and food

anything you want. Whatever tastes good. You don't want to lose too much weight.

Rosie
by scattered edge
Sat Nov 30, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Depression
Replies: 16
Views: 2282

Re: Depression

I deal with depression also. I was on Zoloft and thought it was great, I also was on a few other things I don't remember right now. Late September I ended up in the hospital (I had no idea what was going on - completely out of it) woke up 4 days later to find I had (I know I'm not going to spell thi...
by scattered edge
Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Half way there and i'm just drained :(
Replies: 23
Views: 2863

Re: Half way there and i'm just drained :(

I am on my second round of Erbutix ...... wow. The draining of my body. Each day is a struggle. Somedays no shower, I just ccan't stand that long. Good luck to you

Rosie
by scattered edge
Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: At my first infusion....
Replies: 4
Views: 603

Re: At my first infusion....

good for you. I hope it continues to go well. :)
Rosie
by scattered edge
Fri Nov 22, 2013 10:59 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: anxiety
Replies: 5
Views: 819

Re: anxiety

thanks guys. I get no exercise at all... Ineed to work on that. A goal of reading is great. I have several books that I want to read. Almost time to go to town with my daughter to listen to her piano lesson ( she drives) and then we're going to buy a puzzle.

Rosie
by scattered edge
Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:33 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: anxiety
Replies: 5
Views: 819

anxiety

I've discovered I am over come with anxiety. I have two different meds. One puts me to sleep.... neither one seems to be working real great. Any ideas from any of you? I watch the clock so much I make myself crazy.. can't read, can't quilt....er, Don't want to. Don't want to nap, watch TV, chat on p...
by scattered edge
Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: mCRC STAGE IV OR RECURRENT PATIENTS thread - ONGOING
Replies: 2268
Views: 320134

Re: mCRC STAGE IV OR RECURRENT PATIENTS thread - ONGOING

A dear friend died a couple days ago. His wife had just got a hospital bed in for him. He began sweating early that morning... Finally home health nurse arrived (at her scheduled time)) and bathed him, changed pjs and sheets... a few minutes later, right after she left, he passed. This is just how I...

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