millachris7's MedHelp Blogs http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/4526433 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en My Cousin I'm writing this for my cousin. She is awake for only short times a day. She has to use a wheelchair. millachris7 Thu, 14 Nov 2013 10:52:37 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/945107/My-Cousin http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/945107/My-Cousin Doctor I had a doctor's appointment today with my oncologist. It wasn't great. I'll post more about it later millachris7 Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:06:14 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/939565/Doctor http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/939565/Doctor Ugh This ambien just isn’t doing it for me tonight. I have not been able to sleep and take advantage of t millachris7 Sun, 03 Nov 2013 03:25:34 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/933274/Ugh http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/933274/Ugh Fluid My dad came and took me straight to the hospital. There was fluid building up in my lungs so I got a millachris7 Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:48:56 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/931207/Fluid http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/931207/Fluid Getting Harder Something that I've noticed is that it's getting harder for me to breathe while I lie down. I have to millachris7 Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:14:16 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/928917/Getting-Harder http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/928917/Getting-Harder Outside I went outside for a little while today. That was good because the weather is beautiful. now I'm gonn millachris7 Sun, 20 Oct 2013 15:10:09 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/914205/Outside http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/914205/Outside Hello Hi everyone, just wanted to make an update. So the past couple days have been relatively okay. Jus millachris7 Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:27:12 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/911110/Hello http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/911110/Hello Sleepy Still in the hospital, I don't want any jello, but I have to get a chest x-ray. I'm getting a lot of millachris7 Sat, 12 Oct 2013 13:00:46 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/904254/Sleepy http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/904254/Sleepy Hi Sorry for my absence. I've been feeling very overwhelmed, and I've been extremely tired. I have had m millachris7 Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:22:48 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/878509/Hi http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/878509/Hi Stupid Cancer! The other day I passed out in the shower and got a concussion. That's just what I needed in addition millachris7 Wed, 28 Aug 2013 06:49:02 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/855167/Stupid-Cancer http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/855167/Stupid-Cancer It's Decided After talking with my hospice home health nurse, it's decided that I'm going to get TPN, hydration, a millachris7 Sun, 25 Aug 2013 20:25:58 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/853071/Its-Decided http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/853071/Its-Decided Life is Tearing Me Down. I can't catch a break. I need to just breathe, and I can't even have a moment. Everything just keeps millachris7 Sat, 24 Aug 2013 21:31:42 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/851813/Life-is-Tearing-Me-Down http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/851813/Life-is-Tearing-Me-Down Blood and Shingles Last night I wasn't feeling very well, so I went to sleep a little early. I woke up in the middle of millachris7 Fri, 23 Aug 2013 07:01:52 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/851343/Blood-and-Shingles http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/851343/Blood-and-Shingles New News I'm having a lot of bone pain in my pelvis and hips today and getting these weird sharp headaches tha millachris7 Tue, 20 Aug 2013 20:14:20 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/850437/New-News http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/850437/New-News Chemotherapy Today So, I had chemo today. It was kind of not a good experience, because I was already throwing up and fe millachris7 Sun, 18 Aug 2013 13:29:22 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/849414/Chemotherapy-Today http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/849414/Chemotherapy-Today First Day of School So my first day back went pretty well. It was just orientation, so nothing difficult. It was SO tirin millachris7 Mon, 12 Aug 2013 17:59:39 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/844667/First-Day-of-School http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/844667/First-Day-of-School Full of Suck So I have this bill from a procedure I had in February, which my insurance decided not to cover. I've millachris7 Sun, 11 Aug 2013 18:24:43 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/842953/Full-of-Suck http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/842953/Full-of-Suck Cycle 1 Begins The day started with me feeling poorly, but I was pretty determined to make it through this day! I go millachris7 Sun, 11 Aug 2013 11:09:01 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/842618/Cycle-1-Begins http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/842618/Cycle-1-Begins Here's What I Did I was sitting in my hospital room having a pity party, resigned to my fate, and then I realized that millachris7 Sat, 10 Aug 2013 22:23:03 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/842026/Heres-What-I-Did http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/842026/Heres-What-I-Did Stupid Statistics Have you seen the 5 year survival rate for people with stage IV RCC? <10% Not very promising. What th millachris7 Fri, 09 Aug 2013 17:01:36 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/840707/Stupid-Statistics http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/840707/Stupid-Statistics