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by O Stoma Mia
Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:04 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: swollen upper leg, outer thigh - scared
Replies: 8
Views: 1036

Re: swollen upper leg, outer thigh - scared

Kathleen808 wrote:... Please say prayers and hold us in your thoughts...


Hi Kathleen & Dick - We're saying prayers for you today. Try not to worry...
by O Stoma Mia
Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:12 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: What should I ask...help appreciated!
Replies: 11
Views: 1592

Questions to ask the GI doctor

... my appt with the GI is next Tuesday and I would appreciate any advice as to what to stress with the doctor, what tests to ask for , etc. Hi marybug - When you meet with the GI doctor, I would suggest that you go there with a notebook with all of your questions written out in advance so that you...
by O Stoma Mia
Thu Sep 05, 2013 4:01 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Tmrw is such a big day for us....appreciate everyone here
Replies: 29
Views: 2532

Re: Tmrw is such a big day for us....appreciate everyone her

...Not sure what I am asking of you but ...A couple of chickens would make me feel better if you are in the mood to swing :) Hi Paul and http://www.picgifs.com/name-graphics/t/tracie/name-graphics-tracie-557522.gif - We will be praying for both of you -- at 2pm. Take care, and God bless.
by O Stoma Mia
Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:51 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Ever have one of those days...
Replies: 19
Views: 1882

Re: Ever have one of those days...

Bev G wrote:...I wish I could hug all of you...a group hug would be nice...


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by O Stoma Mia
Wed Sep 04, 2013 4:27 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Scanxiety ahoi - Anyone else scanning this week? UPDATE
Replies: 30
Views: 2191

Re: Scanxiety ahoi - Anyone else scanning this week? UPDATE

...Just had a scan and they kept rescanning my liver...I broke down thinking the worst... Hi Cherie - It's so sad to hear that you are still having problems. Do you know what your current liver status is and what might be planned for the near future? I hope you and your doctor will soon have a stra...
by O Stoma Mia
Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: HIPEC recovery journey...oy!
Replies: 19
Views: 2426

Re: HIPEC recovery journey...oy!

... They have me on ciproflaxin for my infection which seems to be working. No fever last night... Hi Rhea - Good to hear from you. Thanks for the information and for the update on your infection and the fever. If you still have problems passing gas or passing motion, you might ask the doctor(s) to...
by O Stoma Mia
Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here: Question, re: Chemo after Stage II resection
Replies: 17
Views: 2424

Re: New here: Question, re: Chemo after Stage II resection

... 3) I feel I have to make the chemo decision soon , the doctor is on the fence as there are no hard studies... Hi Fred - By when do you feel that you have to make a decision? Your last surgery was on August 13, so one month from then would be mid-September. Have you now recovered well enough fro...
by O Stoma Mia
Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:22 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New Guy Here
Replies: 9
Views: 1404

Re: New Guy Here (updated)

localyokal wrote:...I truly believe I am cancer free... God has been good to me and I thank him every day for all the blessings he has given me.



Hi localyokal - Thanks for logging in and getting back to us. It's really great to hear of your progress. Trusting that you will have many cancer-free years ahead!
by O Stoma Mia
Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:21 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need your creative ideas for a theme name
Replies: 16
Views: 2214

Re: Need your creative ideas for a theme name

... I'm going to think on this one for awhile . All great ideas! Hi Belle, I see you've received a bunch of great ideas already. As you suggest, however, I think you should ponder over these and other ideas that will be coming in. Don't feel that you have to rush it. As you mull these ideas over in...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Sep 01, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need your creative ideas for a theme name
Replies: 16
Views: 2214

Re: Need your creative ideas for a theme name

Fight Colorectal Cancer has asked me to do a once a week post on their FB page for their " advocates " group. If your weekly post is going to be for the Advocates group, then maybe the theme should be something catchy that fits in directly with the goals of that particular group. More inf...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Sep 01, 2013 5:19 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: HIPEC recovery journey...oy!
Replies: 19
Views: 2426

Re: HIPEC recovery journey...oy!

...Tomorrow will be one week since surgery...The infection is most likely from an infected vein from yet another failed IV. ..and I'm on IV antibiotics. Hi Rhea - It was good to hear from you with the update. About the IV antibiotics -- do you know the specific name(s) and how long you have been on...
by O Stoma Mia
Sun Sep 01, 2013 1:28 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Need help
Replies: 17
Views: 3436

Re: Need help

... I am at a loss on how to prevent this from happening again. Please help me. Hi llupp - I'm sorry to hear about the set-back in your husband's recovery. In reading your post, it seems that the two main items you need to address are: the partial blockages of the stoma and the dehydration. I'm not...
by O Stoma Mia
Sat Aug 31, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: HIPEC recovery journey...oy!
Replies: 19
Views: 2426

Re: HIPEC recovery journey...oy!

...have had a fever the last 2 nights, they are talking about putting in a central line ... they did do a urine culture ... guess i need to whine and get some encouragement. very scared... Hi Rhea, It's good to hear from you. I don't have any experience with HIPEC, but I have a couple of comments o...
by O Stoma Mia
Sat Aug 31, 2013 6:52 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Liver resection - updated
Replies: 10
Views: 1280

Re: Liver resection - updated

Hi Lisa, It's good to hear from you again and to see that are up and walking a little. I'm glad that they were able to get the last tumor by using RFA. Now you will have some peace of mind knowing that they dealt with everything that they could see. Take care of yourself, and try to get some rest no...
by O Stoma Mia
Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CT results - good news
Replies: 3
Views: 640

Re: CT results - good news

Great news! and we wish you many more good scans in the future!

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