Monthly Archives: July 2018

2018-07-31 Recovery Day 512

Today was another good day. We can take sleeping of the list, unless it becomes an issue again. The same goes for breakfast unless there is something special. What is left is the report about any pains during the day. Yesterday I mentioned a new pain location which is still here today, right side of my hip to the top of my shoulder. Also during today’s walk, shortly after starting my left hip hurt, it lasted for about 30 minutes, after which it was o longer present.

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2018-07-30 Recovery Day 511

Today was another good day. No issues sleeping last night. Being a week day I got up at 6:30. For breakfast I had my normal toast with jam, banana and hot chocolate. As to my pains, I still have my hip pains in both sides, the new pain that surfaced yesterday is still there. I noticed it especially when moving the right side of my body. It has spread and now is from my right hip up to the top of my shoulder. It last a minute or two, feeling like needles and pins. I will have to report it to make sure it is a passive pain, not an active cancer triggered one.

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2018-07-29 Recovery Day 510

Today was another good day. Sleeping was better then the night before. I slept in until 7:00, by the time I got downstairs breakfast was ready. As to my pains, I had some in my left hip during my morning walk. The other pain, showing up for the first time, is in my right lower shoulder blade which feels like a number of needles. It shows up when I move my shoulder and upper body. No other pain showed up today.

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2018-07-28 Recovery Day 509

Today was another good day. Sleeping was not perfect as I was up every 2 hours. Being Saturday I slept in to almost 7:00. Since I have had no diarrhea for the last 36 hours I had a normal breakfast of Belgian waffle with strawberries. The rest of the day was without any signs of diarrhea or other stomach related pains.

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2018-07-27 Recovery Day 508

Today was a good day. Sleeping was OK no diarrhea not even after getting up at 6:30. It seemed to be repeat of yesterday with my first Bow Movement (BM) which was almost regular just before Breakfast. For Breakfast I had my regular bun with strawberry and rhubarb jam. I took the 3 pills of the special medication after breakfast. Like yesterday, for the rest of the day I had no further BM. As to my cancer linked pains, all I felt today was some pain on both of my shoulder blades.

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2018-07-26 Recovery Day 507

Today was starting to become a better day. Sleeping was OK no diarrhea not even after getting up at 6:30. I had my first Bow Movement (BM) which was 90% solids just before Breakfast. For Breakfast I had Oatmeal to start getting off the Brat Diet. I took the 3 pills of the special medication after Breakfast. For the rest of the day I had no further BM. As to my cancer linked pains and their levels, they were either not notable or at their lowest level. For dinner I had a German Alphabet Noodle Soup with a toasted bun. Afterwards I took the 3 pills of the special medication.

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2018-07-25 Recovery Day 506

Today was another so-so day. It is maybe because of the high outside temperature. The diarrhea is still there, maybe not as much, but mostly after eating something. Sleeping was OK until I had to get up, the diarrhea started up again. As to the day itself, I only had to go three times, more then yesterday. I was sure the day would get better. However, as the rest of the day moved along my energy level dropped more and more.

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2018-07-24 Recovery Day 505

Today was a bad day. The diarrhea was back starting right after eating something. Sleeping last night was ok since I only got up once. As to the day itself, I only had to go once around 8:30. I was sure the day get better. However, as the rest of the day moved along my energy level dropped more and more.

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2018-07-23 Recovery Day 504

Today was a better day. The diarrhea seemed to start to get under control. I only got up once last night. As to the day itself, I only had to go once around 8:30. The rest of the day I started feeling better as the day moved along. For lunch and dinner I stuck to the BRAT diet. I hope that the improvement will continue through the tonight.

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2018-07-22 Recovery Day 503

Today was another bad day. The diarrhea continued to keep me up all night and continued through the day. I was able to have the BRAT breakfast and lunch. Since I stayed at home today, I decided to take PHOTOS of things in our backyard, such as the many garden nick-nacks we have. Slowly during the afternoon my discomfort improved a bit, but not enough that one can call it is over.

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