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by DarknessEmbraced
Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need prayers
Replies: 30
Views: 1205

Re: Need prayers

Congratulations! That's wonderful! :D
by DarknessEmbraced
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Another ER trip today
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Re: Another ER trip today

Thank you everyone! Unfortunately, I have to wait until my appointment to see the GI. They won't squeeze me in if there's a cancellation because I have been triaged as low priority. I believe it's more than gastroenteritis as well. I don't understand how it can have the same symptoms as ischemic col...
by DarknessEmbraced
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Found mass at husbands first colonoscopy today
Replies: 19
Views: 765

Re: Found mass at husbands first colonoscopy today

Welcome and sorry you and your husband are going through this!*hugs* I hope you won't have to wait long for scan results!*hugs*
by DarknessEmbraced
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Another ER trip today
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Another ER trip today

Last night I had horrible cramping, sweating, liquid diarrhea lasting several hours, and dry heaves. I saw blood today in little specks of stool like the last time and blood on the toilet paper. I was also dehydrated with orange urine. I went to the ER. I was given a shot of dilaudid, fluids by iv, ...
by DarknessEmbraced
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Severe pain while walking after LAR
Replies: 7
Views: 299

Re: Severe pain while walking after LAR

I'm sorry you're in so much pain while walking!*hugs* I had an epidural put in the OR when I had my colon resection surgery in 2014. It helped a lot. At first I sat in the chair by my bed and then took short walks gradually increasing until I was walking around the ward. My epidural was in for about...
by DarknessEmbraced
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Almost 6 years
Replies: 29
Views: 1049

Re: Almost 6 years

Congratulations on being NED and on your new home! :D
by DarknessEmbraced
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal Pain concern / previous rectal cancer
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: Rectal Pain concern / previous rectal cancer

I hope you won't have to wait long for an appointment!*hugs* I'm sorry you're experiencing pain and hope you will get answers soon!*hugs*
by DarknessEmbraced
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: any tips for settling into home after surgery?
Replies: 10
Views: 928

Re: any tips for settling into home after surgery?

I'm so very sorry for the loss of your father!*hugs* My deepest condolences for you and your family.
by DarknessEmbraced
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need prayers
Replies: 30
Views: 1205

Re: Need prayers

Waiting for results is always so stressful!*hugs* I hope you get good results! Sending positive thoughts! :D
by DarknessEmbraced
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colonoscopy prep question
Replies: 8
Views: 313

Re: Colonoscopy prep question

I've always used the prescription prep that was ordered. I'm sorry you're cramping badly!*hugs* If your colonoscopy is in the afternoon on Tuesday you could call your doctor's office to ask if you could use Gatorade and Miralax. Of course that's only if you don't start your prep until the afternoon....
by DarknessEmbraced
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: To share my “ghost” story
Replies: 9
Views: 599

Re: To share my “ghost” story

I am one of the "ghosts" who only checks in every so often. I try to check in at least once a week on weekends. Sometimes more often if I am dealing with something concerning. I have been NED since my colon resection in 2014. I had rectal bleeding and horrible abdominal pain at the end of ...
by DarknessEmbraced
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Upstaged after surgery
Replies: 11
Views: 1104

Re: Upstaged after surgery

I'm so very sorry that you were upstaged following surgery!*hugs* I would tell your doctor the symptoms you are having. Good luck and hope you feel better soon!*hugs*
by DarknessEmbraced
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New and nervous
Replies: 15
Views: 812

Re: New and nervous

I'm so very sorry for the loss of your Mom and Dad!*hugs* Welcome to the group! I'm sorry you're going through this and hope you will be able to get a colonoscopy soon!*hugs*

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