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2020 (1)

June (1)

Still kicking: This site help me so much when I was going through treatments. I miss reading everyone. Hope all is...

2015 (2)

July (1)

neuroapthy: Ok off all medication for the neuroapthy and my leggs and hands are not good.  Wondering if any one...

June (1)

Long time..: Well still alive and doing well. On disability due to the neuropathy. Put finally my numbers were g...

2013 (1)

February (1)

I'm Back: Well Hello all and Hope all is well! I have been busy with Doctors and test. I have had a ct sca...

2012 (40)

November (2)

Another Day: Another day to deal with issues. Getting my knees xrayed. I hope they can find the reason my knee...
Keep your comments to yourself till you have walk in my shoes! : Hey all sorry I haven't been on for awhile, but my fingers give me such a hard time to type. I am...

October (2)

What Can I do?: Well this seems to be my most unanswered question. Going to apply for disability (ssi) and see if t...
Stil hanging in there: Well i had my ct scan and it came out fine. However my blood work came back at 15 so now it is time...

June (1)

Long Time No Hear From: Hello everyone? Hope all is well. Sorry it has been so long since my last update. Well then thei...

April (4)

No more Chemo for me: During my appointment today the doc and I decieded that we would stop the chemo. I am so tired and ...
No more Chemo for me: During my appointment today the doc and I decieded that we would stop the chemo. I am so tired and ...
Had better days: Well this week has been very tuff going. First I had brusies just appear on my leg, did the dopler ...
Not a good Saturday: I had two breaks downs yesturday over my mouth and no taste. I just cried and cried. Today my mout...

March (4)

Good Morning To all: Sorry I havent posted any thing. Was having computer and logging in issues. Still having bad days...
Feeling much better: What a blessing by reducing my chemo by 20%. Much easier ride this time. Still have side effects b...
#8 down only 4 to go....: Ok they reduce my chemo my 20% and I feel much better, now wait and see what happens has time goes b...
NO TASTE: Okay I am now on 3 weeks of no taste. This sucks.. Peaches and yogurt everything else sucks. I am...

February (13)

Good Day: Feel pretty good today. Will be unhooked at 1pm then I will have to take a nap. The hepren makes m...
MUCH BETTER: Well doing much better since they didnt give me the ememd. Still need to give it a few more days to ...
emend: I spoke with my nurse today about drug emend and the side effects it has added to my already long li...
Food and taste: Ok i need to vent. I have no taste at all and I am having constance drainage. Am I stuck with the...
Food and taste: Ok i need to vent. I have no taste at all and I am having constance drainage. Am I stuck with the...
Tongue all clear: Just amazes me that with the new medicine all the yuck on my tongue is gone. Why have I been fighti...
Sores : OK my throat was killing me and was unable to eat toast, it was like eating sand paper. Went to the...
Happy Valentine Days: Well this is a day of love and appreciation for are loved ones. I feel that it has Valentines day s...
6 more to go : Slept from friday till sunday morning. feel better today. get the fanny pack unhooked at 1 yippie....
#6 down: They added amend to the routine and it did help with some of the nasusa. But this are getting worst....
Chemo Brain: I have been running the dryer to dry the clothes for an hour. Went to take them out and there wer...
Friday: Well the grit in mouth is starting to come loose and it is gross. I hate. If anyone knows besides ...
Thanks for the advice: Guess I need to get on the treadmill....

January (14)

Excerise: Is any one doing any type of exercise walking small weight lifting? Does it help you menatlly?...
Monday : Well I feel pretty good for now. Not 100% forsure of the ativan but will give it a chance. Eyes wa...
worst treatment yet #5: Spoke with the doc about so nausa and it does'nt go away. switching meds to ativan. almost lost my...
Superbowl : Well this Super Bowl comes to Indianapolis today at 3pm and of course my man Brett Michaels is playi...
Wednesday --: Today is my cousling session, which usually goes well. I feel pretty good. Just can't taste anythi...
Slept through the night: What a wonderful night I slept straight through and instead of waking up at 4/430am slept till 630. ...
A Better Day: Mouth is starting to clear up ..slept ok last night (took drugs so I might sleep through the night) ...
Blah: Wednesday not a good day for me very sick and slept alot. What is salt and baking soda mixture for u...
Busy Week: Same old side effects..Trying to keep warm so fingers and feet don't go numb. However this week the...
time for chemo: uck......i hate this day...
Mind Games: Well the side effects have lasted longer this time. However my noise sores have clear up. Yeah. Ha...
Guess I Over Did It: You know I am use to going 10 hours a day at work, driving 2 hours and normal work at home. So yest...
A Better Day: Ok things were a little different this time. Felt like for the first time I was gonna throw up. St...
sleep yeah: I was able to get some sleep, so the steroids must be wearing down. Face is not red and that makes ...

2011 (26)

December (20)

Last 24 hours: Last 24 hours have been a ruff one. The tingling in hands and feet have been constant. Major heada...
Round 3: I have had a couple of good days and was able to get some things done. Monday evening a car pulls u...
I AM SO BLESSED: During 2011 my health was an issue since Feb. with several issues and ending up with cancer. I am l...
Kinda in a Funk: Don't know why such feel funky. I have slept more since chemo than I have all year. Going to try a...
Sleeping Beauty: Been sleeping alot. Drinking my fluids. Had to go to remove chemo early by 5 hours starting leaking...
#2 Down--: Second visit was much better. Doc says syphtoms were normal.Blood counts were good potisim (sp) was ...
Sleeping patterns : Ok I can not seem to sleep in, I wake up at 230am or 3am. Wide awake - WOW!!! Mind racing but reall...
Been Busy: Well since round 2 starts friday - I have been taking care of business at home and other odd things ...
A Good Sunday: Guess what I was hungry - now don't get me wrong (did not gorge) but actually could taste. Still ge...
lesson learned: Well I learned a lesson my digestive system is having a hard time with food. My stomach yesturday w...
Better Mind: My mind does seem to be more focus today. The daze it was in was wierd. Feel much better still som...
Almost Human: This is Wednesday and I almost feel human. Still sick at my stomach (taking medicine), stomach does...
Better Day: Well after my sleep athon, stomach upset and sore, I feel better today. Slept pretty much from 530 ...
Exhauted: Had hippie pack removed yesturday came home crashed around 5pm slept alot. Getting a sinus infectio...
New Experiences: Well yesturday I made myself do some errands and didnt have gloves on when i got into the car and my...
New Experiences: Well yesturday I made myself do some errands and didnt have gloves on when i got into the car and my...
day 2 after chemo: Slept pretty good consider the bag of steriods pump into me. They said that would only effect me on...
One Down: Well the day started with a valium. YIPPIE!!! My port was was swollen and very sore and I was to as...
Today is the DAY....: As I awoke this morning and began to rise from the bed, my chest was heavy from the port. It doesn'...
26 hours and counting: Ok Friday 9:15 first chemo treatment. So many little things to do today. Do I wear button down shir...

November (6)

Port In: Ok every one said alittle sore... huh feel like some one beat the crap out of my shoulder, arm, back...
Christmas Toes: I did something today I normally would not do. Hmmm guess this cancer thing has changed my views on...
Dolled Up: Okay the surgery consultation went well, and yes he did draw-told him I even blogged about him drawi...
A Monday or Munday: Well today I only one doctors appointment with the surgon to explain the port procedure. Is this ap...
Why Me? : Lets go back to the day of the colonoscopy. An old family friend took me for the procedure an elder...
Awaiting first Chemo Treatment: Good Morning- One week from today I will start my first Chemo treatment and the fear of the unknown ...
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November 25, 2011

New Castle, Indiana 47362

July 4, 1959

Cancer Info

Colon and Rectal Cancer

October 17, 2011

Stage 3

Grade 3

Positive

No

The Unknown

You know your body and if you feel something is wrong-follow up and dont give up

IU/Ball U Cancer Center

June 1, 2012

Lower abdomnal pressure and pain when having bowels movements, diarreh/hard bowels movements at the same time. Began drinking nutritional drinks for food.

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