Jul 12, 2004 - 2:06 pm
Hello everyone. This is an incredibly inspiring site for me. I was dx'd in Feb. with what turned out to be Stage II about l0 cm in from the opening. I had few probs. with chemo before surgery, but a rough time with radiation, with severe rectal bleeding, etc. Surgery went well 8 weeks ago, now I start chemo scheduled for 3, yes 3 months, of one week on, 3 weeks off. I am having occasional afternoons when I will have as many as 30 bm's. I literally can't move away from the toilet for 2-3 hours. This is followed by 2 or 3 days of almost nothing (it's probably empty), then a build up to the volcano erupting. I was taking Miralax, but have stopped. The doc says this will work out in time, give it a chance, etc. Like everyone else, I am raw and was suffering until I got some Desitin.