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by Maggie Nell
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 2018 : In Memoriam
Replies: 8
Views: 4194

Re: 2018 : In Memoriam

Was reading archived posts made by member chhooks and wondered how he was going.

From legacy.com.

Clyde Hooks Lake City, TN Rev. Clyde H. Hooks, age 61, of Lake City, TN,
passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at his home.

At peace with his Lord.
by Maggie Nell
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: A cautionary tale
Replies: 13
Views: 759

Re: A cautionary tale

What could be taken into account, is that before this man received a diagnosis of
cancer, he had a history of making poor decisions and wasn't so good at the bigger
picture/future scenario. There are many people like that.
by Maggie Nell
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Communicating the Complexities
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Communicating the Complexities

Came across this website/interview with a woman who has MS and thought it might resonate with colon cancer folks ..... Jameson described chronic disease as an ongoing natural disaster of the body , similar to a tsunami. She detailed, openly, how this kind of disaster leaves in its wake a real sense ...
by Maggie Nell
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Pizza
Replies: 21
Views: 727

Re: Pizza

When I lived in Hamilton in 1980, once we drove all the way to Auckland to get a
feed of McDonalds.

Old thread I started that might interest you, Steve.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=55539&p=440976&hilit=waikato#p440976
by Maggie Nell
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Pizza
Replies: 21
Views: 727

Re: Pizza

If during your right colectomy, they removed all or a portion of your terminal ileum (end of your small intestine), your body may have lost most of its ability to absorb Vitamin B12. Lack of Vitamin B12 can lead to severe anemia, feeling "pooped", depressed and lots of other nasty things....
by Maggie Nell
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: I need some help guys
Replies: 6
Views: 590

Re: I need some help guys

I’ve been lurking on this page for a few weeks now, I’m scared and need advice. I’m 33 years old and I have a severe anxiety/panic disorder. As you can imagine it greatly complicated the issue of getting a colonoscopy with I know is the gold standard. With that being said, my father died from colon...
by Maggie Nell
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Pizza
Replies: 21
Views: 727

Re: Pizza

Before my right hemi, I couldn't stand anchovies on my pizza. :mrgreen:

Now I like them.
by Maggie Nell
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Mother
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: Mother

My mother had a colonoscopy in 2015 that came back clean and a follow up letter from the doctor stated to not schedule another for 5-7 years. In late March she went into the hospital for a possible blood clot where they scanned her chest, found some spots by accident, then proceeded to find she had...
by Maggie Nell
Mon May 07, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2018
Replies: 35
Views: 8428

Re: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2018

'World-first' call for exercise to be prescribed to all Australian cancer patients When Nicole Cooper was diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer last year, she started to hit the gym hard. In between bouts of chemotherapy and surgery, the 33-year-old started to work in lengthy runs and sessions of ...
by Maggie Nell
Sun May 06, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2018
Replies: 35
Views: 8428

Re: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2018

... cancer survivors are more than twice as likely to have mental health problems compared to adults without cancer. Even after recovering from this horrible disease, their fight for health isn’t over. “Anxiety is a persistent problem long after the cancer has been diagnosed,” said Dr. Alex J. Mitc...
by Maggie Nell
Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Advice/Support
Replies: 13
Views: 1488

Re: Advice/Support

winteriscoming wrote:
I can't even focus on teaching or wedding planning or anything!



Sure you're marrying the right guy, remember what happened to Lady Di :roll:
by Maggie Nell
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Bowel prep - Does it ever get easier?!?!
Replies: 9
Views: 860

Re: Bowel prep - Does it ever get easier?!?!

Well!! Talk about burying the lead, Geoffster :roll: Good to hear that ye olde colon is as clean as a whistle and there's no lurking Larrylings. Congrats to you too, CAgirl. For our inner Gladiator pinecones being easier to catch than bunny wabbits http://flavias.blogspot.com.au/2013/05/ten-things-r...
by Maggie Nell
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Bowel prep - Does it ever get easier?!?!
Replies: 9
Views: 860

Re: Bowel prep - Does it ever get easier?!?!

GoLYTELY....really?

As in Holly Golightly from Breakfast at Tiffanys? :lol: :lol:

So maaaate, what was the verdict? Did they find any nuggets up your jacksie or have you got the all-clear?

Intensely curious and invasive nosy-parkers want to know.

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