Vickie’s Story

Site created on October 1, 2018

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I have not been feeling well the last 6+ months. I had some concerning blood work a couple months ago.  I went thought a series of tests to figure out the root.  I have been diagnosed with colon cancer and will have resection surgery on October 9th.  I will more than likely have to receive chemo as maintenance because they feel that it has already spread to my lymph nodes.  We will get this confirmed once pathology is back post-surgery.  This may take a week.   I am strong and will focus on the positive. Always!  I have an amazing support system with my wonderful family and friends.  

Newest Update

Journal entry by Vickie Propst

Madd here! 

 

Mom started round 12 this morning!! They decided not to give her her last dose of oxaliplatin with her treatment today. A side effect of that drug is the neurotapy. She should be getting some relief in between treatments, but she is not. In hopes to give her some relief, they decided not to give it to her on this last round. She will be officially done with her treatment Wednesday about 10:15! She gets unhooked and gets to ring the bell! Dr. VanRy will be scheduling a surgery for as soon as possible to get moms port removed. 

 

Mom wants to thank everyone for all of the support over the last 7 months! It will most likely take her a while to build her counts back up. They are pretty low right now. 

 

Pic attached is the flower Aunt Amy brought mom this morning for her last treatment! ❤️

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