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by kpjpmom
Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: GWEN GWEN GWEN ---->>>>> Update Oct 6
Replies: 133
Views: 20889

Re: GWEN GWEN GWEN - Update Sept 23

So glad that you let us know how she is doing. Thank You! Holding her in my thoughts and prayers!
KPJPMOM
by kpjpmom
Mon Sep 22, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: You look healthy...you are going to be fine!
Replies: 6
Views: 1179

You look healthy...you are going to be fine!

I have had several well meaning folks tell me this when I have told them that I am anxious about my scan tomorrow. I guess they do not know what to say to help my anxiety so they say this. I hope they are right. I wish it were that easy, just looking good. We could maybe bottle it up and sell it. Bo...
by kpjpmom
Sun Sep 21, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: September Scan Buddies
Replies: 78
Views: 7353

Re: September Scan Buddies

Thanks Julie for the list of scan buddies! Prayers for all who have scanned and will scan in the next weeks!
KPJPMOM
by kpjpmom
Sun Sep 21, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: GWEN GWEN GWEN ---->>>>> Update Oct 6
Replies: 133
Views: 20889

Re: GWEN GWEN GWEN

Yes Gwen we miss you and are thinking of you!
Hugs and prayers,
KPJPMOM
by kpjpmom
Sun Sep 21, 2014 3:36 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: DEATH AND TAXES
Replies: 21
Views: 1767

Re: DEATH AND TAXES

Well said Ray! Sometimes it is better to accept what is than to wish for/fight like hell for what may be out of our control. Hope you are on the mend Ray. Thinking of you.
Kpjpmom
by kpjpmom
Sun Sep 21, 2014 3:30 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: mCRC STAGE IV OR RECURRENT PATIENTS thread - ONGOING
Replies: 2268
Views: 359593

Re: mCRC STAGE IV OR RECURRENT PATIENTS thread - ONGOING

Skypup I am so glad that you get to get off the "I run to the can" as Gwen would say! I hated that stuff, but it did do its job for me.it was much better than Folfox for me, so I am glad it was available. It has been a year since I was on it. I am missing Gwen so much and very concerned ab...
by kpjpmom
Wed Sep 17, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Ugh. In hospital with pevic abscess - updated 9/21/14
Replies: 50
Views: 5010

Re: Ugh. In hospital with pevic abscess

Ray,
So sorry that you are feeling badly and hope that they can get the abscess cleared up sooner rather than later. Glad you are getting good care. I will be lifting you up in prayer. Hang in there1
KPJPMom
by kpjpmom
Wed Sep 17, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: mCRC STAGE IV OR RECURRENT PATIENTS thread - ONGOING
Replies: 2268
Views: 359593

Re: mCRC STAGE IV OR RECURRENT PATIENTS thread - ONGOING

Gwen,
Wondering how you are doing and thinking of you. Hope all is well. Take care. KPJPMOM
by kpjpmom
Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: mCRC STAGE IV OR RECURRENT PATIENTS thread - ONGOING
Replies: 2268
Views: 359593

Re: mCRC STAGE IV OR RECURRENT PATIENTS thread - ONGOING

Gwen, So glad to see your post! I have been looking to see if you had been on and noticed that you had not posted. I am so thankful that God has made a way for you to get the help needed. What a relief for you and your husband. I hope the medication will continue to help you get rest and be pain fre...
by kpjpmom
Mon Sep 08, 2014 11:27 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: mCRC STAGE IV OR RECURRENT PATIENTS thread - ONGOING
Replies: 2268
Views: 359593

Re: mCRC STAGE IV OR RECURRENT PATIENTS thread - ONGOING

Gwen, Have been thinking of you for several days. Glad to see your post. I could not sleep tonight so I am "browsing" in my favorite spot, checking on everyone! I hope you get some answers to your questions and help for your pain. I have a scan on the 23rd, thus my inability to sleep. Anxi...
by kpjpmom
Sun Sep 07, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: September Scan Buddies
Replies: 78
Views: 7353

Re: September Scan Buddies

Scan on the 23rd, bloodwork, vitamin d levels, see the oncologist the same day for the results. Good luck everyone!
kpjpmom
by kpjpmom
Sat Sep 06, 2014 6:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Why stop chemo?
Replies: 27
Views: 3628

Re: Why stop chemo?

Ray, You and I have the same diagnosis month for cancer. I too have wondered what I would do when this comes back for a third time. I am currently not taking chemo. I have had a year off and have started to feel better. The side effects of chemo are a daily demon to deal with. I have worked during b...
by kpjpmom
Thu Jul 31, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Would love to hear from those on anxiety medications!
Replies: 42
Views: 3710

Re: Would love to hear from those on anxiety medications!

When I was first diagnosed, I started having panic attacks. A month after my colon cancer diagnosis, I was diagnosed with kidney cancer and had to delay starting my chemo for colon cancer. I was put on anti depressants due to depression from being diagnosed with the two cancers in a short amount of ...
by kpjpmom
Sat Jul 19, 2014 11:12 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: FOLFIRI + Erbitux, need your experience
Replies: 12
Views: 1447

Re: FOLFIRI + Erbitux, need your experience

Skypup, I was on this combo all of last year. I had nausea also. Mine was usually controlled by the Phenergan better than the Zolfran. Nausea lasted about 4=5 days. I had early onset diarrhea. Did you receive the Aloxi injection during the chemo infusion in the chair. My oncologist ordered two shots...
by kpjpmom
Sat Jul 19, 2014 11:05 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: My last post
Replies: 808
Views: 108565

Re: My last post

I.am. so. sorry! Thank you for sharing your sweet, kind, gentle spirit with us! My prayers will be with you that you go without pain. This disease stinks big time!
kpjpmom

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