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by O Stoma Mia
Wed Aug 21, 2013 1:44 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Start Chemo tomorrow
Replies: 19
Views: 2496

Re: Start Chemo tomorrow

I have a question for you folks... that its wise to take the anti nausea before you need them, but when? Tam - My chemotherapy involved two medications prescribed for nausea/vomiting: Dexamethasone and Zofran -- Dexamethasone 4mg Usual Adult Dose for Nausea/Vomiting - Chemotherapy Induced http://ww...
by O Stoma Mia
Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Liver scan on Monday
Replies: 1
Views: 581

Re: Liver scan on Monday

Lena wrote: ...
So please keep me in your thoughts. If your a prayer warrior, please say a prayer, or if you swing chicken, please swing a couple for me.
Lena


Lena - Praying for you ... When will you be meeting with your oncologist?
by O Stoma Mia
Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:23 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: prayers for my wife
Replies: 20
Views: 2399

Re: prayers for my wife

stephenlamb wrote:Just asking for some prayers! My wife is having her liver resection n the morn at msk.


Stephen - You wife will be in our prayers tomorrow. Take care ...
by O Stoma Mia
Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:58 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Fighting depression - resigned from job of 30 years
Replies: 19
Views: 2670

Re: Fighting depression - resigned from job of 30 years

Kekeg wrote:... Now face telling my directors and staff so asking for prayer this week...


Kekeg: We will keep you in our prayers this week. Take care...
by O Stoma Mia
Mon Aug 19, 2013 12:03 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Struggling with daily bowel movements
Replies: 13
Views: 2572

Re: Struggling with daily bowel movements

Slug wrote: ...
If anyone has any ideas, I would love to hear some to help her with her movements


Here's a link to a leaflet that might provide some help in this area: http://www.stmarkshospital.org.uk/uploads/content/BraceExercise.pdf
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Aug 18, 2013 11:59 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: First Colonoscopy
Replies: 2
Views: 881

Re: First Colonoscopy

I have appointments with both a rectal surgeon and my gynecologist in a week. I'm still scared. Any thoughts? Here's a link to a leaflet that might be relevant to your case: http://www.stmarkshospital.org.uk/uploads/content/AnalWarts.pdf Even though you might not have a cancer diagnosis now, it loo...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Aug 18, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here...where do I begin?
Replies: 33
Views: 4613

Re: New here...where do I begin?

... Finally, anybody ... can think of any questions we should be asking our doc between now and then? You can find a lot of sample questions to ask your doctor by doing a Google search with the keywords, "questions to ask the doctor about colon cancer". You can then download or cut-and-pa...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Aug 18, 2013 5:56 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here...where do I begin?
Replies: 33
Views: 4613

Re: New here...where do I begin?

...Currently we are scheduled for tests a pet scan and a port placement next week. Then the following week he will begin Folfiri and Avastin. ... Finally, anybody have general advice ...? In addition to the AntiCancer book, I would recommend " Chemotherapy Survivor Guide: Everything You Need t...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Aug 18, 2013 5:27 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here...where do I begin?
Replies: 33
Views: 4613

Re: New here...where do I begin?

llupp wrote:... My husband will be having surgery Monday to remove the tumor ...



"llupp" - Our thoughts and prayers will be with you and your husband on Monday, 19th August. We trust that everything will go well. Keep in touch!
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:50 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Newly diagnosed with rectal cancer
Replies: 36
Views: 7281

Re: Newly diagnosed with rectal cancer

GreenMonkey wrote:Hi, I also have a large, low level tumor and I'm going to Johns Hopkins... I have surgery scheduled for September 10th...


Shannon - Our thoughts and prayers will be with you on September 10th. Here's hoping things go well for you.
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:40 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: HIPEC Surgery Getting Close! Scared! Questions!
Replies: 19
Views: 4247

Re: HIPEC Surgery Getting Close! Scared! Questions!

So I met with my surgeon yesterday, which was very comforting. We are on for my HIPEC August 26th ... I have my pre-testing, a PET scan (I have never gotten one ) and meet with anesthesiologist next week on Tuesday the 20th . Rheaeliza - We will have you in our thoughts and prayers on the 20th and ...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Aug 18, 2013 1:58 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Tomorrow I go in for my ileostomy reversal
Replies: 39
Views: 4309

Re: Tomorrow I go in for my ileostomy reversal

Mark, According to the calendar, it looks like you're now approaching the 1-month anniversary of your reversal. You did a lot of work and physical exercise in advance of your reversal, and I was wondering what your assessment is now of your first month's progress. Did the month go more-or-less as yo...

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