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by LeeT
Wed Dec 29, 2010 10:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Hospice has come up today
Replies: 53
Views: 5757

Re: Hospice has come up today

I am so sorry to hear about the challenging times you both are having. I hope that John will find peace and comfort through hospice...but still am holding out for a better outcome.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
by LeeT
Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:47 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Could one round of chemo have worked this well?
Replies: 13
Views: 1469

Re: Could one round of chemo have worked this well?

I had almost immediate relief from my "liver pain" after my first FOLFIRI tx...so I am a believer.
by LeeT
Fri Dec 17, 2010 2:36 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CR..CT..Ned
Replies: 46
Views: 4269

Re: CR..CT..Ned

That is such great news!!! Enjoy NEDSville at Christmas - I hear it is beautiful this time of year :D
by LeeT
Wed Dec 15, 2010 7:59 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New to colonclub.com
Replies: 14
Views: 1678

Re: New to colonclub.com

Hi Chris,

Welcome to the club...sorry to hear that you joined the stage iv club too. You will find a wealth of info here...I have learned so much about cc that I did not find out from my Dr.
Good luck with treatment and looking forward to hearing positive results soon.
by LeeT
Wed Dec 15, 2010 7:57 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Had baby girl @ 31 weeks 6 days
Replies: 46
Views: 4665

Re: Had baby girl @ 31 weeks 6 days

Wonderful news...congrats. Enjoy your Christmas miracle!
by LeeT
Mon Dec 13, 2010 7:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: when to call the ONC???
Replies: 9
Views: 1186

Re: when to call the ONC???

I have been told by all my nurses and Onc that if I get a fever of 100 F, to wait 30min take temp again (not to take any painkillers or ibuprofuen), if temp maintains to head over to emerg. I have a "cancer card" (states that I am immuno suppressed and the type of chemo) and I am to presen...
by LeeT
Sun Dec 12, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Relieving CEA results going into scan on Friday
Replies: 21
Views: 2231

Re: Relieving CEA results going into scan on Friday

That is great...I am jealous of your CEA :D I will get my latest one on Tuesday and hoping it is in the 500 range (down from 700's)....
by LeeT
Sun Dec 12, 2010 7:27 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rudolf the Stage IV Reindeer
Replies: 13
Views: 1637

Re: Rudolf the Stage IV Reindeer

That's great..thanks. Now I have that stuck in my head and everytime I hear Rudolph I will be thinking of your version!
by LeeT
Sun Dec 12, 2010 7:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New to the Club
Replies: 9
Views: 1269

Re: New to the Club

Hi Tim, Welcome to the club...you are in fine company here. I am a fellow Canuck (well want to be...waiting for my citizenship to be approved). I am in Ontario...where are you? I am sure once you receive your treatment plan things will fall into place and having cancer will just be an annoying "...
by LeeT
Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:48 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New member, st. IV: UPDATE
Replies: 17
Views: 2614

Re: New member, st. IV

Hi Karen, Welcome to the club...I am at a very similar stage in my life as you- dx'sd at 30 (st iv) but only with one little one (18mnths). I also found that the hardest part is thinking that my little guy will grow up without knowing me and me knowing him. I can handle the thought of dying but not ...
by LeeT
Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New member
Replies: 21
Views: 2283

Re: New member

Hi Scott,

Not another young one!!!! Welcome to the club you are in great company. Good luck with your treatment, hope it is "uneventful" and a breeze for you.
by LeeT
Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:37 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Folfiri questions
Replies: 4
Views: 953

Re: Folfiri questions

Hiya, I am on FOLFIRI with avastin (not been on folfox so can't compare) and have had great results thus far and minimal side effects. During the infusion I do get sweaty and start feeling queasy I ask for the atropine- which works immediately to stop any side effects during infusion, I believe that...
by LeeT
Sun Dec 05, 2010 4:49 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need something to cling to
Replies: 23
Views: 2996

Re: Need something to cling to

Keep positive, you can do it. The next 11 tx's will fly by once you are in your routine. I plan my weeks according to chemo or non chemo weeks...I even recall things by "2 chemo's ago". I will be heading for tx 15 the following week and it has truly gone in a blink of an eye. I hope you to...
by LeeT
Sun Dec 05, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What were your first signs that sent you to the Dr?
Replies: 36
Views: 8530

Re: What were your first signs that sent you to the Dr?

Started with blood and mucous in stool..consulted Dr" Google and convinced myself I had hemorrhoids from just having baby. I casually mentioned this to my Dr. when I took my son in for a checkup and he got me a referral to see someone in 3 months to check this out- I did not mention the weightl...
by LeeT
Tue Nov 30, 2010 7:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Last Treatment??
Replies: 7
Views: 814

Re: Last Treatment??

Good luck with your last tx tomorrow..enjoy ringing that bell!

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