Author Archives: Klaus-Dieter Naujok

2017-04-03 Recovery Day 28

This was the fifth good night in a row with lots of good sleep and no pain. My nausea issue seems to under control thanks to addition of the Transderm Scop patch. The only issue left is the pain (cramp) in my left leg, from the hip joint to halfway down my upper leg.

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2017-04-02 Recovery Day 27

This was the fourth good night in a row with lotof good sleep and no pain, 9:00-3:00. I am not giving up in my quest to get at least 2 more hours of sleep. Sleep is a very important part to stay healthy, and even more so when recovering.

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2017-04-01 Recovery Day 26

This was the third good night in a row with lots of good sleep and no pain, 9:00-3:00, but no luck to get some more afterwards. A repeat of the the nights before. I guess the reevaluation of all my medicine including not only the doses but also the time table and possible interaction had a big part to do with it. Hopefully we can over time solve the restlessness from 3:00-6:00 as well.

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2017-03-31 Recovery Day 25

This was the second good night in a row with lots of sleep and little pain. I guess the reevaluation of all my medicine including not only the doses but also the time table and possible interaction had a big part to do with it. Hopefully this will be it, so we can concentrate on healing.

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2017-03-30 Recovery Day 24

As I mention in yesterday’s report I did get some good sleep, which continued into this morning. I guess the reevaluation of all my medicine including not only the doses but also the time table and possible interaction had a big part to do with it. Time will tell if this is a one trick pony or we have one part under some control.

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2017-03-29 Recovery Day 23

As I mention in yesterday’s report I did not sleep very well. Still nausea is my biggest problem. It got so bad that I vomited after I got downstairs. Dianne was able to push my followup examine ahead, allowing me to get some hydration and being under observation to figure out all my medication.

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2017-03-28 Recovery Day 22 (Updated)

As mention in yesterday’s summary, we made scheduling adjustments for my evening medication. The good news, it worked. I fail asleep and did not wake up until midnight, getting 4 1/2 hours of sleep. The rest of the night (midnight to early morning 5:30) was mostly pain free. Overall my best night so far.

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2017-03-27 Recovery Day 21

As reported the evening of day 20 was another Big Bang event first starting with nausea with the uncontrollable urge to vomit, which needed to prevented, and finally the out of control pain. The good news, somehow I fail asleep and by midnight the pain was gone. The rest of the night (noon to early morning 5:30) was mostly pain free, and I even got some sleep.

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2017-03-26 Recovery Day 20

The night was a repeat of last night, mostly pain free, but not much sleep, mostly catnaps. Not sure if this is because of the chemo drugs working around the clock. Time will tell.

Today was the first day since 3rd March that Dianne, Denise and I were home together, which had a positive impact on all of us.

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2017-03-25 Recovery Day 19

It always nice to be back home, specially after a long stay somewhere. I my case add the fact that I spend most of my time In bed. Overall the first night was a bit unexpected, I was for most of it pain free, but did not sleep as much, mostly it was catnaps. Not sure the reason behind those short cycles. I hope there will not be a repeat tonight.

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