Colonoscopy #15 – the 2020 edition

November 30, 2020 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 2

Hey friends, my 2020 colonoscopy brought good news. Here’s the rundown of how COVID-19 affected it, the prep, the actual procedure  and recovery! COVID-19 Colonoscopy I hope this will be the only colonoscopy I undergo while Covid-19 is running the world. I’m realistic and understand that it takes time to fight a global pandemic but…

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DRB’s ultimate guide: surviving colon cancer

March 1, 2020 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 0

As someone who has been surviving colon cancer for 20 years, I’m often asked to connect with newly-diagnosed patients or help compassionate friends know how to help them. Here is my ultimate guide for taking those first next steps if you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer. First…

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Why I chose Plenvu prep again

October 11, 2019 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 0

This is a sponsored post. Salix Pharmaceuticals compensated me for this post. All opinions are my own. Certain product information has been included to meet regulations. Here is why I chose PLENVU again after my first experience with the bowel prep and a few other tips I picked up during my 14th colonoscopy. Choosing Plenvu…

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Colonoscopy #14

May 18, 2019 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 2

Hi friends! So sorry it’s been awhile since I told you about the latest on my medical carousel. I appreciate how many of you jumped in to offer support after my last colonoscopy when I didn’t get the news I wanted. And then, tons more support came in when I was making surgery decisions, getting…

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Colon Cancer Books

March 28, 2019 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 0

This is the last week of March, Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and what better way to close out the month than with a list of some great colon cancer books? I enjoy raising awareness by telling my personal story of surviving colon cancer at age 17 and by connecting with others who’ve been impacted all…

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Common questions answered – a colon cancer blog

March 1, 2019 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 0

When I started blogging, I named my blog “Semicolon Stories” because it was a colon cancer blog. All of my posts involved surviving stage 3 colon cancer. Several years later, I started this blog to talk about a variety of topics in addition to colon cancer. My blogs are a good picture of the evolution…

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Taking surgery advice (and embracing the bowel diary)

February 16, 2019 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 2

It’s been a few months since I wrote a health update. Partly because I launched Unexpected: 25 advent devotionals and fully embraced it. (Which, if you supported this project, thank you! It sold over 800 books and is helping fund my friend Doc’s missionary travels!) A few other reasons I’ve not written an update include…

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