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waiting for x-ray results

crazylady
Posts: 544
Joined: Jun 2004

Hi Everyone,
I hope you're all enjoying a great weekend!
I have been having pain in my right hip. I had x-rays taken Thursday and will get the results Monday when I go for chemo. I have been trying to keep busy with my kids and grandkids this weekend, but the waiting is getting to me. It took me a week to go for the x-rays because I wasn't really sure that I wanted to find out. I feel like I'm on an emotional roller coaster. Every time things settle down something else comes up that throws me. I keep telling myself that it's probably nothing and that there's no reason to worry until I have the results. Of course, that's easier said than done!
Thanks for listening. Sometimes I just need to vent and this site is a great, supportive place to do that!
Take care,
Jamie

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spongebob
Posts: 2599
Joined: Apr 2003

Hey, Jamie -

Vent anytime you want; we're here for ya. You did the right thing in having the tests done.

Hoping for good news for you!

Be well

- SpongeBob

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goldfinch
Posts: 737
Joined: Oct 2003

Jamie,
Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers for good results, and that the pain goes away soon!
Mary

finner
Posts: 232
Joined: Jan 2005

Only one more day of waiting Jamie. I really hope you get good news. As in it's not connected to the csncer and is something easily treated.

Hugs and XXXXX
Margo
Don't forget to let us know.

FRANTIC
Posts: 106
Joined: Nov 2004

I know what you mean about things settling down and then another thing comes up. The pain in the right hip could mean anything. You can vent any time. I vent all the time. Last year I had tremendous pain in the right pelvic area. The MRI showed an insufficiency fracture. Although because of the hx. of colon cancer I feel we are all targeted and that is the key concern of what they look for. Well it turned out to be this insufficiency fracture of the right sacral ala which was confrimed with a follow up pet scan.
It ended up healing on its own. Don't worry you will be fine. Any new pain is very scary. Right now my back is out with spasms. I am waiting to find out now what all these DRS. are going to do.
Your friend Fran from Long Island.

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jams67
Posts: 927
Joined: May 2006

Pain could be weather related or something else not even remotely associated to colon cancer. There is a difference between whining and complaining pleasantly. Hope you find out first thing in the morning. Let us know. jams

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Betsydoglover
Posts: 1255
Joined: Jul 2005

Hi Jamie -

Venting is what this place is all about. This disease sucks, but your hip pain is probably unrelated ("old lady hip" as Kathi M once suggested?).

I'll be hoping for good news for you and thinking about you tomorrow.

Take care,
Betsy

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KathiM
Posts: 8077
Joined: Aug 2005

I was just reminded, too, of how wonderful it is to have a place to vent that you won't have people moving away from you, calling the men with the wraparound coats.

I had a pain in my right hip, 2 months after my surgery for the bowel resection. It turned out to be nothing more than a deep muscle pull (my primary care is also an accupressurist). He found it by pressing all the know places, and when I said "Stop that", he came with the treatment of massage and tylenol. Went away within 2 weeks. I needed to have validation, tho, because that mean old BEAST messes with my head, as well as my body. NEVER just write offsomething as being insignificant!!!

Hugs, Kathi

oneagleswings
Posts: 425
Joined: Jan 2005

Hi Jamie:
Hope your results come back as just a bit of arthritis..
Take care
Bev

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