Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec 4 /2018

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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec/2018

Postby bitchslapped » Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:13 pm

CRguy wrote:Oh and since he weighs 142 lbs. :shock:
BIG hugs are the only ones that work !!!


That's a w-h-o-l-e lot of lovin goin on there CRguy :!: Love by the lb :?: :!: ...Nah, it all weighs the same for our furbabies, large & small. The connections/technology you have access to in the biz = GREAT.

Good news for you both :arrow: :arrow: all is well in CRVille 8) 8)

Keep on workin that MAGIC Baby :!: :!:

Best Wishes
BS
DSS,35YO,unresect mCRC DX 7/'14,lvr,LN,peri,rib
FOLFOX+Avstn 4 Rnds d/c 10/'14
Stent 9/'14
FOLFIRI+Avstn 10/'14
Gone From My Sight 2/20/15
Me:garden variety polyps + precancerous polyp, diverticulitis
Carergver x2 DH,DM dbl occupancy,'03-'10
DH dx 47YO mCRC,'04-'07 fried x HAI
DM dx CC 85YO,CC,CHF,stroke,dementia,aphasia

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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec/2018

Postby Brearmstrong » Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:20 pm

So happy to read this! We need you around and I have to say, your posts always make me feel better even when you are responding to someone else here. Onward!
45 F Jan 17 Mom 2 boys
tumor in appendix into colon
Muc Adeno 4cm
mod diff G2 T4aN2
nodes 8/50
CEA 4.6 after surgery < .05
KRAS G12D MSS
FOLFOX Apr-sep 17
Clean CT scan Jul 2017 lung nodule 4mm, clean CT oct 17, CEA 3.4, nov 17 CEA 8.1. May 18 2.3 Jul 18 1.0 oct 18 1.3
Oct 2017 clean CT
Nov 17 PET para aortic nodes uptake. Stage IV
Folfori w/avastin Dec 17 CEA 7.1
May 18- surgery to remove nodes- 5 positive. xeloda 2000mg/day
Aug 18-CT NED! Nov 18 CT clear, stay on Xeloda.

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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec/2018

Postby peanut_8 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:47 pm

Good news times 2! Hooray!!

Any chance we could get a pic of the big guy?

Grand pup that is?
Terri aka peanut
diagnosed Jan 14, RC stage 2a, age 56
permanent colostomy
MSS
April 14, 28 chemo/rad with Xeloda
June 14 adjuvant Xeloda 6 rounds
currently NED

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Postby bitchslapped » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:41 pm

peanut_8 wrote:Good news times 2! Hooray!!

Any chance we could get a pic of the big guy?

Grand pup that is?


You made me chuckle out loud Lucy.
I was thinking of asking him to post a pic of the grandpup too.
C'on CR. I'm sure you two don't look alike. :P
Not even a name? Let's see...Bull Mastiff...Tinkerbell? :lol:

BS
DSS,35YO,unresect mCRC DX 7/'14,lvr,LN,peri,rib
FOLFOX+Avstn 4 Rnds d/c 10/'14
Stent 9/'14
FOLFIRI+Avstn 10/'14
Gone From My Sight 2/20/15
Me:garden variety polyps + precancerous polyp, diverticulitis
Carergver x2 DH,DM dbl occupancy,'03-'10
DH dx 47YO mCRC,'04-'07 fried x HAI
DM dx CC 85YO,CC,CHF,stroke,dementia,aphasia

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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec/2018

Postby CRguy » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:43 pm

peanut_8 wrote:Any chance we could get a pic of the big guy?
Grand pup that is?

Glad you clarified that ! :shock: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

bit of a hiccup, with the grand pup
....SO will post a pic soon,

back in Vet mode for tonight ... full ER triage
we are moving ahead sooner, than later with full follow ups
and neuro consult / CT planned for tomorrow
he is up and wagging his tail nonstop when we saw him half hour ago.

More bloods and IVs ... we all know the drill :(

Harmony All
CR
Caregiver x 3
Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
11 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec/2018

Postby bitchslapped » Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:01 am

Maybe those tail wags a sign he knows Grandad is trying to help, feeling the love, more comfortable.
Hope you can get him to feeling better, find out what's going on!
Tugs on the ol heart strings when they have to go through that.

Best Wishes
BS
DSS,35YO,unresect mCRC DX 7/'14,lvr,LN,peri,rib
FOLFOX+Avstn 4 Rnds d/c 10/'14
Stent 9/'14
FOLFIRI+Avstn 10/'14
Gone From My Sight 2/20/15
Me:garden variety polyps + precancerous polyp, diverticulitis
Carergver x2 DH,DM dbl occupancy,'03-'10
DH dx 47YO mCRC,'04-'07 fried x HAI
DM dx CC 85YO,CC,CHF,stroke,dementia,aphasia

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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec/2018

Postby CRguy » Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:27 am

WORD sista'

WORD !

CR
Caregiver x 3
Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
11 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
Review of my Journey so far

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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec/2018

Postby peanut_8 » Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:38 am

Heres hoping the Grand Pup will be feeling better soon.
Terri aka peanut
diagnosed Jan 14, RC stage 2a, age 56
permanent colostomy
MSS
April 14, 28 chemo/rad with Xeloda
June 14 adjuvant Xeloda 6 rounds
currently NED

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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec/2018

Postby CRguy » Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:49 pm

Hey homies
not great news

looks like the Grand pup has a medullary tumour in left humerus
samples sent off to try to ID type and some suspicious signs in the lungs
BUTT not looking "typical" for his age / breed .. sooooooo ???????????
More questions than answers right now

BTDT

just want to say :
he had his CT late this afternoon
samples are off to the lab
surgeon had to call me 2 hours later ... ONLY because he was already into another emergency surgery !!!!!
Our pup is up and recovering and walking normally with pain meds on board ?????

anyone of US ... have that speedy treatment ????
or CARE for the patients needs ???
AND specialist feedback ????
and concern for the caregivers ????

THESE FOLKS KICK MAJOR BUTTTTTTTT

I am honoured and proud to be a vet amongst their ranks
Humans don't get this level of care ...... in this time frame

WORD

SO, I will not be online as much for a while
WILL do my Mod duties with Jaynee and keep the forum running !!!!

BUTT... will not likely be as "into" the conversations here for a bit
PM / email me anytime

Please just know I am into "doctor" mode right now and my patient
IS the best dog in the world

Harmony
CRguy on yet another Journey
Caregiver x 3
Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
11 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec 4 /2018

Postby peanut_8 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:48 pm

Best Wishes to you and the Grand Pup.
Terri aka peanut
diagnosed Jan 14, RC stage 2a, age 56
permanent colostomy
MSS
April 14, 28 chemo/rad with Xeloda
June 14 adjuvant Xeloda 6 rounds
currently NED

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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec 4 /2018

Postby bitchslapped » Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:49 pm

CRguy, you know we are furry family member friendly here on CT.
Knowing you, of course your grandpup is getting the best care possible; you would accept no less than that.
Hoping lung thingies are benign & local tx will do the job for him.

Will be thinking of you & your family as you all sort through best course/options for your beloved grandpup.

Big Hugs
BS
DSS,35YO,unresect mCRC DX 7/'14,lvr,LN,peri,rib
FOLFOX+Avstn 4 Rnds d/c 10/'14
Stent 9/'14
FOLFIRI+Avstn 10/'14
Gone From My Sight 2/20/15
Me:garden variety polyps + precancerous polyp, diverticulitis
Carergver x2 DH,DM dbl occupancy,'03-'10
DH dx 47YO mCRC,'04-'07 fried x HAI
DM dx CC 85YO,CC,CHF,stroke,dementia,aphasia

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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec 4 /2018

Postby CRguy » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:38 pm

Think I owe y'all a reply for the grandpuppy :

primary osteosarcoma mid humerus LF leg
chest met on "clinical imaging " presentation = no biopsy
comfortable for now
reviewing options
coming home tomorrow

CR out for now
Caregiver x 3
Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
11 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
Review of my Journey so far

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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec 4 /2018

Postby Koreysue » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:11 pm

Sorry about your sick pup CRguy
Korey
Diagnosed: June 2017 stage 3 colon cancer
Sigmoid colon, 2 nodes affected
CEA at diagnosis: 6
Sigmoid Colectomy and folfox (chemo complete January 31, 2018)
CEA 4/2018: 2.4
CEA 7/2018: 3.7
Colonoscopy 8/2018 clean
PET scan 8/20/18 clear (cea rise a mystery for now, doc said maybe all the smoke in my town from forest fires)
CEA 11/2018: 3.8

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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec 4 /2018

Postby weisssoccermom » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:37 pm

It stinks when our pups get cancer.....honestly I think it is harder because; (1) they can't tell us how they are feeling, (2) we don't know if we want to put them through the exhaustive treatments like chemo/radiation, (3) the cost is something that needs to be dealt with and (4) in many cases, our furbabies are older and we have to weigh the toll/cost of treatments vs. the potential life expectancy.

I'm going through it for a second time with our last pups. She was diagnosed with transitional cancer that was found in her vaginal canal. Took out the cyst like tumor, did an ultrasound (doesn't appear to be anywhere else) and put her on Piroxicam. We had to weigh her age (14+.....she was a stray....estimated that she was about 1 year old when we found her) vs treatment. I remember all too well going through this with my Lesley and it just plain SUCKS!

I'm so so sorry that you and your family have to be facing this and I truly wish it wasn't the case. I hope that you guys can find a treatment that can help grandpups stay comfortable and give her a longer and more comfortable life. I hate the thought that another pups is in this situation. Our furbabies are so loving and show us unconditional love.....

Just be there for pups.....and do whatever is in pup's best interests. I am confident that you will make the right call.
Sending positive thoughts and prayers.
Jaynee
Dx 6/22/2006 IIA rectal cancer
6 wks rad/Xeloda -finished 9/06
1st attempt transanal excision 11/06
11/17/06 XELOX 1 cycle
5 months Xeloda only Dec '06 - April '07
10+ blood clots, 1 DVT 1/07
transanal excision 4/20/07 path-NO CANCER CELLS!
NED now and forever!
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Re: Review of my Journey so far -> ⓊⓟⒹⒶⓉⒺ Dec 4 /2018

Postby CRguy » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:39 am

Happy to be
outta' da big house
Happy
to be home

We know
what lies ahead
so we gotta let him roam

into the valley
onto the ridge

gotta love his spirit
we are IN his spirit

till he crosses
the Rainbow Bridge

then his spirit
is in ours



.... CR
Caregiver x 3
Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
11 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
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