[Sca-cooks] An Atlantian passing-Info from Last January
ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Thu Mar 17 04:51:50 PDT 2011
>One assumes that there must have been complications from the
>surgery, but that is only a guess...
On March 12, Mistress Kiri's Facebook page had this
<Jim reporting> Well, we're not heading home today. The percocet they
gave Elaine for pain reacted badly in her stomach with the
newly-restored solid food diet, so she's feeling kind of nauseous
today (she's OK otherwise). Decided to rest/recover (after meds
adjusted) and try for home again tomorrow.
And then silence.
March 6 Mistress Kiri wrote:
I just had a thought...this month is Colon Cancer Awareness month. My
surgery tomorrow is to remove a polyp that is not yet malignant...not
yet cancer. It was found with a colonoscopy. Point being: Please,
please be sure to have colonoscopies on a regular basis after you
turn 50. And if there's a history of the disease in your family, do
Someone else added :
If you live in one of the CRCCP-funded states, you may be eligible
for free or low-cost colorectal cancer screening. If you are not
eligible for the program, or live outside the areas in which the
CRCCP operates, please call 1 (800) 4-CANCER or 1 (800) ACS-2345 to
learn more about screening options in your community. You also may be
able to find information about free or low-cost screening by calling
your local department of health"
My father and grandmother both died from colon cancer. If you
haven't been tested recently, schedule one, I will.
She was a great lady. I wish there had been time to know her better,
but it was a privilege to know her at all. Last year, I almost went
to her event, but it was too far (8 hours each way), too expensive,
and I put it off, and I thought next year for sure.
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