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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Colonoscopy Prep Night (and trying Plenvu)

December 17, 2018 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 11

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’s my experience with the product and some colonoscopy prep tips. October 2019 Update: Here’s why I chose to use PLENVU again for my follow-up scan. 

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