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by jens22
Sat Oct 08, 2016 9:55 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Another Newbie here - Stage IIIC questions on treatment
Replies: 32
Views: 6407

Re: Another Newbie here - Stage IIIC questions on treatment

I'm 6 years cancer Free stage 3 in teh same boat you were. Found on rountine Coloscopy. Here's my quick 2 cents. bring a friend to chemo to dirve you home...it's a long drive and peole like to help. Once you know how y ou will feel you might bfeel differently. keep hydrated it makes everything bette...
by jens22
Sat Oct 08, 2016 9:46 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: RIP Jeff.
Replies: 16
Views: 3585

Re: RIP Jeff.

I am so sorry to read this. He was a great guy who helped a lot of members. Prayers to his family and friends.
by jens22
Sat Oct 08, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 1 minute with dr k= good news!
Replies: 20
Views: 2976

Re: 1 minute with dr k= good news!

I'm so glad you found each other. Stay well.
by jens22
Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 5 years ago ... The dreaded diagnosis
Replies: 19
Views: 2738

Re: 5 years ago ... The dreaded diagnosis

This is so wonderful and Inspirational to read. Thank You...Enjoy every minute.
by jens22
Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Prayers for midlifemom
Replies: 43
Views: 6818

Re: Prayers for midlifemom

So sad to read this...She got hit so hard and fast...Prayers for her friends and family. She was really someone special.
by jens22
Sat Sep 17, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: An act of generosity from a stranger
Replies: 9
Views: 1626

Re: An act of generosity from a stranger

Doesn't that make your year...Maybe Your Life? We loved Ocean City MD...First time there this summer...What an amazing place.
by jens22
Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Told I don't need Neulasta this round, now saying I do ???
Replies: 10
Views: 1484

Re: Told I don't need Neulasta this round, now saying I do ???

It looks like you are coming to the end of your Chemo. I didn't have the 5fu push for my last 2. Don't forget it takes a bit more each time for yor body to recover. The 5 fu concentration in the bag might have been higher to accomadate for the " No 5fu push" Not sure if it was held due to ...
by jens22
Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: OT/Garden Update
Replies: 5
Views: 1133

Re: OT/Garden Update

I can't wait to see those pictures and those of your daughters wedding too!! Down State down here I've got giant zucchinis Lotso f Cherry tomatoes with Thick Skin, and my basil flowered before I got to pick it and now it's bitter. ( I still think of your edame pictures)
by jens22
Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Happy 12 year Cancerversay to me!!! A Stage IV colon cancer survivor!!!
Replies: 27
Views: 3986

Re: Happy 12 year Cancerversay to me!!! A Stage IV colon cancer survivor!!!

Wow... that is and will continue to be one amazing story. Thank you for all the hope you have just given.
by jens22
Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Ostomy Nurse - Hudson Valley, NY
Replies: 2
Views: 724

Re: Ostomy Nurse - Hudson Valley, NY

Check with your local Visiting Nurse Agency or with your surgeon.
by jens22
Fri Jun 10, 2016 6:11 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: An Original Member
Replies: 51
Views: 6733

Re: An Original Member

Kenny would tell it like it was....Kenny I hope you are pain free and in a happy place!
by jens22
Fri Jun 10, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Bad blood
Replies: 9
Views: 1439

Re: Bad blood

Sometimes it's better for them to use my arm than the port. Hemolysed is a polite word for the blood Clotted...they didn't get to it in time....so the tube broke.
by jens22
Fri Jun 10, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Newly Diagnosed. Nervous about Chemo
Replies: 14
Views: 2242

Re: Newly Diagnosed. Nervous about Chemo

I'm sorry that y ou have to go through this. Do you have a port or will you be doing OXi wihtout one. I hear it's hard onthe veins. No ...it will be a full 6 months or longer...SOmetimes Chemo gets delayed because of low counts...don't let that discoruage you. Just because it's oral doesn't mean you...
by jens22
Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 19 year old who needs a colonoscopy
Replies: 7
Views: 2191

Re: 19 year old who needs a colonoscopy

Go to a good Gi Doctor who may first do stool samples and Blood work. If no bacteria or C-diff ...next step would be colonoscopy
by jens22
Thu May 26, 2016 9:46 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New PET scan , not good.
Replies: 19
Views: 3065

Re: New PET scan , not good.

HI tanya,,,,,I never had a pet scan so I'm not good at reading...But I'm from Kings Park too...Check you PM

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