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Old 01-28-2005, 12:29 PM   #1
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First Colonoscopy Now Scheduled

Hi everyone,
Thanks to the many people who have posted on this thread and the colon cancer thread, I have now scheduled my first colonoscopy. I have been told that I needed one for more than seven years. Fear kept me saying no. You all got me to say yes. I have been having crampy pain in my abdomen for many years now. Not everyday, not everyweek, but consistantly there.
After reading from the individuals who are courageously fighting their disease, I felt like such a wimp. Now I am taking action for my own health.
Depending how it all comes out, you may have saved my life.
Kind Regards, Sivad

 
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Old 01-28-2005, 01:38 PM   #2
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Re: First Colonoscopy Now Scheduled

That is wonderful. Please keep us updated.

Dana

 
Old 01-28-2005, 04:35 PM   #3
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Re: First Colonoscopy Now Scheduled

That's fantastic..don't worry, ain't nothin to it. In fact, just had one in November and am now busy with my income tax business...wish I could use the excuse I need to have one to leave this stress for a while...but will just have to wait another 6 1/2 years...the drugs are wonderful...just literally "lay back and relax"! Cathy

 
Old 01-28-2005, 08:08 PM   #4
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Good for you. I know how fear can be so hard to conquer. Whatever the results, you can get through it.

 
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