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Stage 4, 4 Years NED

Randy33
Posts: 52
Joined: Jan 2011

I just got my scan results and they were all clear. That makes it four years NED! If I can make it one more year I think I will have won the fight. Even if I make it one more year without a recurrence I don't think I will change what I am doing. For those new to the Board my program is as follows:

1. Exercise 3 hrs/day (walking, yoga, weightlifting, and running)

2. Mediterranian diet. No red meat, limit sugar, sat. fat, white flour. Lots of fruit, vegetables, and whole grains. Green tea and tumeric daily.

3. Supplements-aspirin, multi-vitamin, resveratrol, grape seed extract, fish oil, vit. D3, and Co-Q10.

4. Avoid stress

5. Prayer

6. Visulize my anti-bodies attacking cancer cells

Randy

 

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Momof2plusteentwins
Posts: 449
Joined: May 2012

Congrats on 4 years NED! So nice to hear these stories. I am stage IV also, 9 months in this fight. Could you tell us your story? What made you stage IV? Chemo, surgery? Hope you always remain NED.
Sandy:)

Randy33
Posts: 52
Joined: Jan 2011

My story began in 2008 with a terrible pain in my abdomen. My colon had ruptured. I had a section of my colon cut out and had to wear a bag for 6 months. That was the worst part of my ordeal. Follow up scans showed the cancer had spread to my liver and a lymph node in my neck. I had 10 rounds of Folfox+Avastin until the neuropathy became too bad. I still have some numbness i my feet. Chemo wasn't too bad for me I think my continuing to exercise helped. At the end though I was very tired at the end of the day and had cut my runs from 3 miles to 1. After chemo the PET scan showed that my tumors had diappeared. I had my colon sewn back together.One of the happiest days of my life. Since then I have had quarterly CEA tests and yearly scans. So far so good. My doctor calls me his "miracle man".

relaxoutdoors08
Posts: 521
Joined: May 2011

Randy,

We are so happy for you. Prayers for your contined good health.  Thank you so much for sharing your survivorship plan.

prayers, 

NB

relaxoutdoors08
Posts: 521
Joined: May 2011

Randy,

Sorry for the duplicate. Thank you for sharing your plan. I plan on adding some of your plan to my survivorship plan.

prayers,

NB

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maglets
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Joined: Jun 2006

Well done......i must say I admire your discipline......ooohhhhh how I wish I had some of yours.....3 hours of exercise!!!! good stuff.....

 

keep up the good work...mags

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dmj101
Posts: 526
Joined: Nov 2011

Congratulations!! so happy for you...

Thanks for sharing the Randy Protocol..we should all take not of what you are doing.. all good....

Here is wishing you many more years!!!

jen2012
Posts: 1204
Joined: Aug 2012

That's great! I know you posted in the stage 4 thread, but can't remember what you made you stage 4 and what you did for treatment?

Congrats on another good scan!

Chelsea71
Posts: 1170
Joined: Sep 2012

Congratulations. Would be interested in more cancer details. Keep up the good work!

Chelsea

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annalexandria
Posts: 2251
Joined: Oct 2011

that's a big achievement!  And three hours of exercise every day...wow.  You must be in some seriously great shape!  Ann Alexandria

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Annabelle41415
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Joined: Feb 2009

That is wonderful news - thank you for sharing your update with us.  Everyone always need encouraging news.

Kim

fedester
Posts: 737
Joined: Jul 2004

hi randy,

congrats on your achievement.

all the best to you

never,ever give up!!

bruce

fedester
Posts: 737
Joined: Jul 2004

hi randy,

congrats on your achievement.

all the best to you

never,ever give up!!

bruce

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ron50
Posts: 1287
Joined: Nov 2001

you are going well and you've got a plan,half the battle is the belief you can win,best wushes Ron.

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janderson1964
Posts: 1608
Joined: Oct 2011

That is awesome news. What you are doing is very similar to me. You are an inspiration.

Coppercent
Posts: 143
Joined: Jan 2012

Wow, four years that is awesome!

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hippiechicks
Posts: 326
Joined: Sep 2012

Congrats to you!! That is awesome news!! Do celebrate with something wonderful...you deserve it!  I love your 6 steps and thank you for sharing.  Working on implementing those into my daily routine as well.

jasminsaba
Posts: 149
Joined: Jul 2011

Congratulations, Randy! Thanks for sharing this wonderful and uplifting news. It has been a tough week ... and your good news is just the right medicine for my malady. My best wishes to you for continuing good health.

Randy33
Posts: 52
Joined: Jan 2011

I would like to thanks everyone for your congrats and also let you know that a lot of my plan came from visiting this Board over the years. I have gotten to know a lot of you from reading your stories. I hope and pray for all of you.

smokeyjoe
Posts: 1428
Joined: Feb 2011

Great story,  keep it up!!!   Smile

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