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by sharpey92
Wed Apr 30, 2014 2:55 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: colonoscopy prep
Replies: 9
Views: 1355

Re: colonoscopy prep

Sorry to worry people, just downed my last bit, didn't have an amazing sleep last night but it has slowed up a little, but hoping it has cleaned me out, do not want to do that again
by sharpey92
Tue Apr 29, 2014 1:34 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: colonoscopy prep
Replies: 9
Views: 1355

colonoscopy prep

I now believe everyone this is awful, I had my first dose and after a couple of hours nothing but then it happened, I ran as quickly as I could and just made it, it's been much the same all day just running as quickly as possible, how on earth is there that much to come out !!!
by sharpey92
Thu Apr 17, 2014 6:56 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Sorry to be gross
Replies: 4
Views: 981

Sorry to be gross

All morning ive been having my usual bowel movements (about 5 so far) But i have noticed every stool that i pass are flat edged on both sides like a rectangle, never had this before and just wondering if i should mention it to dr. The stool is quite soft, a bit like peanut butter. Havnt noticed this...
by sharpey92
Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:42 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Im excited but scared
Replies: 6
Views: 1288

Re: Im excited but scared

Thank you NWGIRL i will endvour to drink as much as possible, although i did the enema for the flexi sig how they told me but i was still blocked up.

So what your saying is i will be ''weeing'' out my bum :D good times haha

just want to get it over and done with, keep the tips coming !!
by sharpey92
Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:51 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Im excited but scared
Replies: 6
Views: 1288

Re: Im excited but scared

Ive heard stories about the prep, thanks for the advice, any more tips to get through the prep? :)
by sharpey92
Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Im excited but scared
Replies: 6
Views: 1288

Im excited but scared

Right then saw a very nice doctor today, he's ordered blood tests to check for coeliac and ........................................................................ Colonoscopy! At last! Finally find out whats going on. Im in 2 minds about it at the moment, number 1) Yes! Find out whats wrong and get...
by sharpey92
Tue Apr 15, 2014 7:18 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Wednesday
Replies: 2
Views: 731

Re: Wednesday

Thank you Starting to get to me now, since the weekend ive noticed slight tenderness around the area i get the pain and different positions such as bending over and sitting in a chair prove to be uncomfortable. The amitriptyline seems to be doing nothing other than making me feel groggy Just want to...
by sharpey92
Mon Apr 14, 2014 4:09 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Wednesday
Replies: 2
Views: 731

Wednesday

Got a call from the hospital, I have an appointment for wednesday to see the Gastroenterologist (sorry if i spelt it wrong)

Hopefully he/she will order the right test's and find out what is going on inside me :)

Will let you know how i get on

Thanks everyone
by sharpey92
Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:21 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What do i do now?
Replies: 8
Views: 1319

Re: What do i do now?

Sounds very much like my little island, lovely place but about 30years behind everyone else haha I need to get something done, toilet trips have been 7-8times a day but something strange has happend, since yesterday afternoon ive had alot of tenderness and much more frequent pain about 2-3 inches le...
by sharpey92
Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:22 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What do i do now?
Replies: 8
Views: 1319

Re: What do i do now?

Im from a Island called The Isle Of Wight right at the bottom of the UK, we have 1 hosptial, but easy access to the mainland via ferry.

Although the Island is an amazing place (look it up) i fear its downfall is health care :(
by sharpey92
Tue Apr 08, 2014 7:03 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What do i do now?
Replies: 8
Views: 1319

Re: What do i do now?

Sorry its all a bit confusing ill try to explain I was refered to a gastronologist and he ordered the flexi sig, but after he discharged me it turned out he wasnt a gastronologist, he was a surgeon who believed my problems were related to a hernia operation i had last year. The flexi sig/biopsies we...
by sharpey92
Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:14 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What do i do now?
Replies: 8
Views: 1319

What do i do now?

Spoke to my doctor today to ask when can i expect to see the specialist that i was supposed to see in the first place and i have been told to expect some time at the end of June, with shock i asked her to repeat it and she assured me the end of June, my reply was a chuckle followed by i dont think s...
by sharpey92
Thu Apr 03, 2014 5:32 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Amitriptyline
Replies: 11
Views: 1612

Re: Amitriptyline

Wow, quite literally overwelmed by all of your responses, thank you so much it is very much apprieciated
by sharpey92
Wed Apr 02, 2014 9:08 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Amitriptyline
Replies: 11
Views: 1612

Re: Amitriptyline

Thank you for your reply!!

My doc is giving it 2weeks till i next see her to see if they have any effect.

I will keep popping them back, hope they do work, had a bad bout of pain this afternoon.
by sharpey92
Wed Apr 02, 2014 3:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Amitriptyline
Replies: 11
Views: 1612

Amitriptyline

While I am being re-refered my doctor has put me on something called Amitriptyline which was first made as an anti-depressant, but they now use it for pain. Never heard of it myself but my mother has had it before and they gave it to her to use as a sedative. So far as to say so far doesnt seem to b...

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