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by jens22
Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Any ideas how to keep my vacation back on track.
Replies: 13
Views: 1612

Any ideas how to keep my vacation back on track.

HI Friends, I feel silly asking ofr help with this but as a mother with children and trying to work, do chemo for 6 months and keep life as normal as possible ...I've hit a snag in the road. We have a vacation planned with 6 other families to drive 12 hours to North Carolina for a week and since my ...
by jens22
Thu Jul 08, 2010 2:36 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New to the club
Replies: 34
Views: 4000

Re: New to the club

Hi Mikes wife, Surgery recovery will be quicker than you think. Surgical day i was in bed, Day one out to the chair and bathroom. my day 3-4 longer walks. By day 5 mulitple trips around the unit. They harderst part for me was getting the biopsy report abuot lymph nodes on 5 day when i was along. The...
by jens22
Thu Jul 08, 2010 2:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Go to ER or wait a week to see doc?
Replies: 9
Views: 1560

Re: Go to ER or wait a week to see doc?

See If you can get him in the the colon rectal surgeon sooner for yuor own peice of mind. The surgeon will expedite the colonscopy for you. Good luck.
by jens22
Sat Jul 03, 2010 3:57 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: did anyone see that truck????
Replies: 17
Views: 2919

Re: did anyone see that truck????

Hi Kelley, I have to say that my first treatment out of 4 was my toughest. Day 3-4 in the recovery days...by 5 I'm back to work by 7 I'm back to normal. The cold sensitivty is diiferent for me with each treatment. I jsut go with warm and room temperature drinks, socks and balnkets at times. You'll g...
by jens22
Wed Jun 09, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Very scared
Replies: 14
Views: 1937

Re: Very scared

Please don't put the cart before the horse. It sounds like you don't have a cancer Diagnosis yet and maybe won't. Lots of things show up in the liver, cysts, scarring, infection. Don't get crazy until you get the results. THere is plenty of time to find the right facilities once you know what your l...
by jens22
Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:44 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Low Neutrophils?
Replies: 8
Views: 1789

Low Neutrophils?

Hi Friends, This is my first post after being diagnosed with CC stage 3B with 5/14 positive nodes. I went to the colon rectal surgeon for some very scant bleeding and he felt it was small hemmorohiods on exam. He felt that since I was in and he wouldn't get me back by the time I was 50 I should sche...

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