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Forum: Off-Topic 01-25-2012, 08:11 PM
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Posted By djfitter
I've been really tired lately, sleeping more and...

I've been really tired lately, sleeping more and not eating right. Some abdominal pains increasing. Dizziness also becoming an issue.
Other than that, I'm doi'n pretty well. :)

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 01-18-2012, 10:05 PM
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Posted By djfitter
I received some of the results on the Cat scan,...

I received some of the results on the Cat scan, but not a full report yet. It seems the size of my liver has shrunk some, which he supposes is part of the reduced pain. Chemo went well but is leaving...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-16-2012, 04:40 PM
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Posted By djfitter
Hasn't been a good week. Haven't been eating...

Hasn't been a good week. Haven't been eating (food has chemical/metallic taste) just a whole lot of sleeping. I go in tomorrow for a CAT scan to check on changes I guess.
On a good note, the blood...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-09-2012, 03:30 PM
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Posted By djfitter
Yay. Good draw, one stick took care of it all. ...

Yay. Good draw, one stick took care of it all.

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 01-09-2012, 01:27 PM
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Posted By djfitter
Blood today. Sitting here trying to get hydrated...

Blood today. Sitting here trying to get hydrated (water, OJ, Cranberry) before going as usual. Hopefully less sticks than the 4 last time. :)

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 01-06-2012, 01:32 PM
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Posted By djfitter
:) Many thanks for the kind words. It helps to...

:) Many thanks for the kind words. It helps to know that people that can actually be construed as strangers, care.:thumbup:

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 01-04-2012, 09:12 PM
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Posted By djfitter
Thanks Frank. Just goes to show ya that some...

Thanks Frank. Just goes to show ya that some simple things have drastic effects. Just 1 little thing.

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 01-04-2012, 09:06 PM
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Posted By djfitter
Chemo went well today. It never has been bad but...

Chemo went well today. It never has been bad but the addition of the porta cathe makes the procedure a slam dunk. :thumbup:
I'm finding it is leaving me more tired I think.

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 01-03-2012, 07:51 PM
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Posted By djfitter
Blood work came back good so Chemo is on for...

Blood work came back good so Chemo is on for tomorrow. :banana:

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 01-03-2012, 12:41 PM
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Posted By djfitter
Just got back from blood draw. 2 small vials took...

Just got back from blood draw. 2 small vials took 4 sticks. I think Melissa asked if they have to stick ya in the arm and have been told by my vampire that blood can be taken from the porta cathe but...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-03-2012, 12:40 PM
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Posted By djfitter
going in for blood draw. Here's hopin' it's easy....

going in for blood draw. Here's hopin' it's easy.

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 01-02-2012, 03:28 PM
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Posted By djfitter
No chemo last Wednesday and I haven't really felt...

No chemo last Wednesday and I haven't really felt well since. I am not eating as well and tired a lot. I don't know if it's the low white count or the lack of chemo that is making the difference. I...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-28-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 227
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Posted By djfitter
Inspirational might be a bit much. :) I have been...

Inspirational might be a bit much. :) I have been accused of being a character a time or two. ;)
As always, thank you for your kind comments, it does help. :thumbup:

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 12-27-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 227
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Posted By djfitter
Driving isn't a problem. :angel: Still my...

Driving isn't a problem. :angel: Still my greatest joy in fact. I just can't get really aggressive and it's still more fun than drivin' anything else.

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 12-27-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 227
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Posted By djfitter
I just received a call from my Dr office putting...

I just received a call from my Dr office putting off my chemo for a week. Today's blood results show a low white cell count, so I get a break.

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 12-19-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 227
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Posted By djfitter
Oh I know about the dehydration thing. Between 10...

Oh I know about the dehydration thing. Between 10 AM and the 1PM blood draw I downed about 1.5 liters of water. Even with that, the first stick netted nothing. Prior to the second stick in the other...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-19-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 227
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Posted By djfitter
Mondays are blood draw days so they can check to...

Mondays are blood draw days so they can check to see if they are killing me a little too much and I have to take a break in my regular Wednesday chemo. The chemo stick is taken care of with the porta...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-18-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 227
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Posted By djfitter
The Medical Marijuana is NO problem. The Percocet...

The Medical Marijuana is NO problem. The Percocet (30 pills) was a post Porta Cath surgery script prescribed Dec 2nd and if taken according to directions would have been gone in 3 days. I still have...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-18-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,683
Posted By djfitter
What they have given me in addition to the chemo...

What they have given me in addition to the chemo is a drug/pill called Tarceva. I believe it is supposed to be an Ace inhibitor (?). It gives you one hell of an itchy rash. :(

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 12-17-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 227
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Posted By djfitter
Sure, after a decade of retirement and with a...

Sure, after a decade of retirement and with a Chemo soaked brain, you expect a lot.
That would be 3 drops or 4 up and down if one is an upright.
A yellow head is a residential head and is 135...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-16-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,683
Posted By djfitter
Thanks to all for your positive thoughts. :) ...

Thanks to all for your positive thoughts. :)

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 12-16-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,683
Posted By djfitter
Positive proof is a help for us who hope. Thank...

Positive proof is a help for us who hope. Thank you Bruce. :)

dj
Forum: Off-Topic 12-16-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,683
Posted By djfitter
Thank you. that's about all I can do at this...

Thank you. that's about all I can do at this point, stay positive and HOPE. I'm fairly certain that people have beaten this in the past, that's what I am hoping/planing for with a logical outlook on...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-15-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 227
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Posted By djfitter
Actually I feel quite well enough and do drive....

Actually I feel quite well enough and do drive. The trip to Venice is unnecessary though since I have and have always had access at the growers level. Cheaper that way. I have a Gal friend that has a...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-15-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,683
Posted By djfitter
My oncologist gave me a prescription for Marinol...

My oncologist gave me a prescription for Marinol (a synthetic THC for appetite) with one hand, and more or less said that if I can find the real thing it would/could help.

dj
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