Hi Rick... I did consider trying the blog thing but, after insurance running out and my deciding to pretty much let things take their course...I found that I had no way of knowing whether the new problems arising by the 6th month were chemo/Rad related or the cancer returning. My neck and face became pretty swollen, and somewhat disfigured and once again swallowing and eating was becoming problematic. I pretty much decided to let it take its course and check out when eating became too painful to try. A couple of weeks ago a friend asked me to google fenbendazole and Joe Tippens. Research on Fenvendazole lead me to trying this. I'm on Day 4, and can only report that my ability to move my neck vertically and laterally has suddenly dramatically improved. My appettite has also improved, though my ability to swallow and the accompanying pain are still the same. I will be happy to share the specifics of my findings on a personal basis as I journey through this 3 month experiment if asked. My email is email@example.com. The reason why I hesitate to post a blog on this group is...I have no clue where this experiment will lead and none of us here need false hope. The research on Fenbendazole looks pretty convincing, however, and I was sinking with no help in sight... I will certainly share everything I document for the asking! Cheers, Joe Aristy
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I'm glad you had no issues with your latest travels. If you have no problems paying bills on time, I think you would be OK to lend to. Have you tried different banks? You might have better luck this time, what with the banking enquiry making them try harder to win custom.
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Although I don't have issues with my bowel, I do understand your frustration and how easy it is to feel miserable with the outcome after surgery. Yes you are lucky to have caught it early, as am I, but at the same time the feelings you have about it are completely normal. All I have to worry about at this stage is incontinence as far as side effects are concerned... But it feels like something really major! And I only wish things were better than that!
My advice is that you are allowed to feel miserable some days, just try not to let yourself dwell on the negatives for too long. This is my second time around and it's hard to remain positive ALL the time, but a good dose of positivity balanced by some times of negativity really are normal. And posting on here about feeling negative isn't fraudulent, totally the opposite. We all feel that way at times and are here to support each other. Even if it's just a kind word to make you feel heard.
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Cancer Council NSW would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.We would also like to pay respect to elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.