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by cynnycal
Thu Jun 14, 2007 11:47 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 2008 Colondar Shoot
Replies: 26
Views: 5141

sweet, my best friends family is in Mt. Prospect.

and it's so nice to hear about the five year mark. rock on.
by cynnycal
Tue Jun 12, 2007 11:42 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 2008 Colondar Shoot
Replies: 26
Views: 5141

hahahahah! as if all we had to talk about previously was our cancer stories. don't pat yourself on the back too much friend, seeing as the word cancer was mentioned several time in every post since, and it is directly involving cancer. it's awesome when people try to give themselves so much credit f...
by cynnycal
Tue Jun 12, 2007 12:25 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 2008 Colondar Shoot
Replies: 26
Views: 5141

Bravo bravo. I was gonna mention the fact that a nonprofit's finances are pretty much open record, but figured that's more of your guys area to address than mine. boy, it's a good thing i don't have a real asscrack that allows me to get my panties in such a bunch over something as positive as a cale...
by cynnycal
Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 2008 Colondar Shoot
Replies: 26
Views: 5141

***disclaimer. I don't necessarily want to egg any of this on. so i'll post my feelings on tc14420's mssg. and then post a seperate response on a more positive note on my experiences. b/c i'd rather this thread focus more on the topic at hand which is the awesomeness that was the Colondar 2008 shoo...
by cynnycal
Sun Jun 10, 2007 11:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 2008 Colondar Shoot
Replies: 26
Views: 5141

and yet again, what exactly is reposting this supposed to do?

can't even login as a registered user to repost? this is pointless waste of bandwidth.
by cynnycal
Wed May 30, 2007 6:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Entire rectum removal....how painful is it?
Replies: 11
Views: 3036

Well, it isn't standard procedures for all hospitals to leave the NG tube in. I did not wake up with one, but yes, a couple days after surgery when i started throwing up and wasn't even eating yet, they threatened me with putting the NG tube in. well, that sure put my vomiting to an end. no NG for m...
by cynnycal
Sun May 27, 2007 8:24 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What is 6 month chemo like for stage 111?
Replies: 15
Views: 3884

Sue, I was stage III, rectal cancer. I was diagnosed march of last year. yea, i did the oral xeloda, i believe i was taking 2 or 3 pills a day for five weeks. i did not get the hand and foot stuff i hear about. while i was on it, I told my doctor that my feet were peeling alot, and he said it might ...
by cynnycal
Sat May 26, 2007 2:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What is 6 month chemo like for stage 111?
Replies: 15
Views: 3884

yea, i was one of those that never got nausea. in fact, i still ahve my sample box of zofran sitting here (er, just in case?) i did 6 rounds, then had radiation with xeloda, a break, then had surgery, and finally 6 more rounds of chemo. and honestly, the first 6 rounds, barely anything. (eating and ...
by cynnycal
Tue Apr 24, 2007 5:47 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Puffy Stomach after surgery??
Replies: 32
Views: 106630

i'm assuming you had your surgery laproscopically (since you said three small incisions) and don't worry, a puffy stomach is absolutely normal. in order to do the work with the instruments laproscopically, they blow your abdominal cavity up with air so they can see things in there better. i remember...
by cynnycal
Thu Apr 12, 2007 11:46 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Can someone refuse to hire you because you have cancer
Replies: 20
Views: 5486

dude....WHO CARES?!? it's one thing to go pose for a porn site or mag...but hell, people get off to pretty much anything these days. i'm sure ANYthing you google could be attached to a porn site somehow. there's guys out there beating off to golden girls episodes! so anything is possible. and if ANY...
by cynnycal
Wed Apr 11, 2007 12:20 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Can someone refuse to hire you because you have cancer
Replies: 20
Views: 5486

speaking as a future colondar model, I'm pretty sure we're all clear on how the internet works. We all found the colondar ourselves at some point, and even if it wasn't on the internet that we heard about it, i'm pretty sure all of us (when applying for it, or after being accepted) probably searched...
by cynnycal
Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:56 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Good Doctors In Chicago Area?
Replies: 6
Views: 1809

Aunt Marilyn...
Since I live in Chicago and had Stage III rectal cancer, if your nephew needs anyone to talk to, feel free to have him contact me.
I've been through it AAAALLLLLL.
heh, lucky me eh? :roll:
by cynnycal
Tue Apr 10, 2007 3:06 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Good Doctors In Chicago Area?
Replies: 6
Views: 1809

Top three colorectal surgeons in Chicago (in my humble opinion...and lots o lots of other peoples opinions to. These guys consistently get rated as the tops in their field. I've personally had consultations with all three of them. I could give you my experiences, but honestly, you'll have to meet th...
by cynnycal
Sat Apr 07, 2007 5:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Crazy Sexy Cancer
Replies: 12
Views: 3305

yea, it's a pretty well made trailer.
i've called and left a message for Kris...I was a bit jealous. It seems like the documentary I would love to make. but it's already been made.
by cynnycal
Thu Apr 05, 2007 12:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Blogs and Links
Replies: 10
Views: 1795

shameless plug for my humble little blog....
(in my signature)

but all these others are so great! man we got some good writers in this club, .

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