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Out of commission until further notice

Postby Smjh1979 » Fri Jun 24, 2011 5:14 pm

I'm posting this from the hospital. My pains apparently are much more worse than first expected.

I will be posting more when I can. I'm in between tests as of this message. I'll probably starting the story later Tonight when the tests calm down.

Be aware that things will get pretty graphic. The results may not be good, and if that's the case, I may be out for an unknown amount of time to maybe the rest of the year.

I'll Post more on this possibly disturbing situation later.
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Re: Out of commission until further notice

Postby Trainmanalex2 » Fri Jun 24, 2011 5:52 pm

Your in my prayers bro! You are an awesome crossing fan and thats from me and DGNO.
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Re: Out of commission until further notice

Postby TrainmanKight » Fri Jun 24, 2011 6:50 pm

Smjh1979 wrote:I'm posting this from the hospital. My pains apparently are much more worse than first expected.

I will be posting more when I can. I'm in between tests as of this message. I'll probably starting the story later Tonight when the tests calm down.

Be aware that things will get pretty graphic. The results may not be good, and if that's the case, I may be out for an unknown amount of time to maybe the rest of the year.

I'll Post more on this possibly disturbing situation later.

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Re: Out of commission until further notice

Postby Smjh1979 » Fri Jun 24, 2011 7:22 pm

Here's more of the story... Beware that this will be graphic...

It all started December 2010 when I noticed some bleeding when I would poop. I ignored it thinking it was something else, and over time it would go away and come back, but it wasn't 100%

Fast Forward to April 2011: I had a hard task of moving gravel to cover 2/3 of the backyard to stop our two dogs from tracking mud inside the house. It was a huge challenge for me because it was something I was not used to. Some other smaller projects followed shortly thereafter. A little while later, I noticed some pains developing in my chest. I dismissed them as muscles that I rarely use.

However the pain did not go away. It intensified. Another project was to put special grass that doesn't take much water. For a while, I was able to do the 40 minute job with no problems. Over time, I developed pain in my lower abdomen area, and could not stand up and water for more than 5-10 minutes without having to break for 30-45 minutes.

The pain in my chest was right around my ribs, and would go around to the back, and would hurt constantly, that was what prevented me from taking any submissions.

My family wanted me to go to the hospital badly, but after the treatment that my grandparents received that killed both of them, I was extremely skeptical.

On June 11, 2011, I gave in after repeated nagging from my family and TrainmanKight to name a few...I went to the hospital to seek treatment. They just did some quickie things, and gave me medication that didn't work, and actually made me feel worse.

The chest pain and lower abdomen did not quit. I sat it out to see if things would improve. Nothing did. I would just sleep and eat about 200-300 calories a day and maybe drink very little.

On June 23, 2011, I went back again to get them to look deeper. A few new tests were done, but nothing looked out of the ordinary. I was going to be sent home with more medications.

HOWEVER... At the last minute, some more tests (Cat-scan) were scheduled, and upon looking at those, they decided to keep me overnight.

The next day (Today) another doctor came around and explained more stuff in detail. She had two possibilities for what's going on.

Turns out the cause of the chest pain is my liver. It's expanded in size quite a lot, and that's why I feel the pain there. The cat-scan also showed some swelling around the rectum (bunghole for those who don't know).

The doctor gave me two possibilities: Lymphoma and colon cancer.

I had to go to another hospital to get further tests than what the other hospital could provide.

I was given 2 enemas, and had a biopsy on my rectum which is where I'm at right now. The tests are being rushed right now, and later Tonight, I should know if I have cancer or not.

I'll explain more when I receive it.
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Re: Out of commission until further notice

Postby csxrailfan2 » Fri Jun 24, 2011 10:00 pm

My thoughts and prayers will be with you. Hope everything is alright and taken care of.

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Postby ES44AH » Fri Jun 24, 2011 10:03 pm

Mike, my prayers are out to you today. Hope you feel better.
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Re: Out of commission until further notice

Postby gedunk » Sat Jun 25, 2011 1:34 am

Wow Mike. I had no idea.

You and yours will be in our prayers bro.
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Re: Out of commission until further notice

Postby Smjh1979 » Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:18 am

The biopsy results are not in yet, but more speculation is for now.

Polyps were found inside the rectum. Chances are they are going to be colon cancer. Chemotherapy will be guaranteed, as well as seeing more specialists in the Phoenix area because Prescott doesn't have the resources.

Because the pain has spread to the liver, this may end up being an advanced form of cancer, and may be tough to beat.

I asked about the possibility of death, and I was told it is a possibility. If this true, I may have to pick a successor to the site, because I may not be around to work on it anymore.
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Re: Out of commission until further notice

Postby bnsflover » Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:57 am

You are in all of our prayers, and I hope you will pull through with this. :Wink: You raise a good website. :Wink:
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Re: Out of commission until further notice

Postby weatherdan882002 » Sat Jun 25, 2011 12:02 pm

I'm very sorry Mike. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers hope it's not as bad as they're saying it will be.
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