Another great day! Health-wise, things seem to have become a constant about a week after my monthly Chemo Treatment Day, in that I no longer have dizziness or stomach issues in the morning or during the day. It’s a bit different when it comes to bone pain in my ankles and hips, there are days without it, or with it and the level could be anything. Today, I did have some bone pain at a medium, but acceptable, level. That’s it when it comes to my health update.
Today another good, but busy day. Still, the day started with dizziness and stomach queasiness after getting up. See earlier posts starting with posting 2018-08-10 Recovery Day 522 for details. As to the Transderm Scop (Scopolamine) patch, the verdict is still not out if it works or not. I will keep using it until 21 August, the end of this cycle, to see if the patch is working.
Health-wise I had very little sleep, no reason why. Hopefully I will sleep twice as good today. Getting up, if you want to call that way, was easy, no dizziness. My vitals were good. I had breakfast to get ready to my morning medication which included a dietary supplement called Lipo-Flavonoid Plus for the ringing in my left ear. I should know not later then 60 days if it helps to lower, if not totally remove, the ringing. For the rest of the day my pain levels were not getting higher, which was a good sign.
Health-wise every is normal, except for the dizziness. Today is full infusion day at the local Cancer Care Center started at 9:00. Until then I check my vitals and took my medication. I check my backpack to make sure I had all my internet stuff to help me through the 8 hours, before resting for a few minutes.
First the good news, I used the early morning and late afternoon today to finalize yesterday’s post. 2017-05-09 Recovery Day 64 – Final Version. If you have not read that posting, I strongly suggest you read it before
reading this one.
The bad news, the night was not as good as the last 10+, I was unable to fall asleep. It was not because of pain, but more at the start that my 9:00 PM medication did not arrive until 10:30 PM. I was still awake by 12:30 AM, at which time I asked for a some sleep medication. The answer was, since it was not ordered I could not get any sleep aid medication, not even a Tylenol PM. If I really wanted something they could call my doctor who could put in an order. By my calculations I would have the medication by the time it was time to get up.
Since I am confined to rest, staying home, today’s set is the view from the front of my house looking down Elkhorn Way. To get a better perspective and the impact of the six focal lengths of the wide-angle Sony DT 16-105mm lens, I took this set from the second floor of my home,
If you liked Blues than Downtown Antioch was the place to be this Saturday. This free event is held each fall in the historic Rivertown district of Antioch. Although the the Antioch/San Joaquin Delta is by no means the most famous delta region associated with the blues, it is an area which has a large indigenous population of Blues fans, and as such has earned the right to hold a world class blues festival annually. Below is a short summary and a set of photos of each performance. Enjoy!
Tomorrow we will be downtown Antioch at Waldie Plaza for the annual (free) Delta Blues Festival. Here are some before photos of the plaza to put tomorrow’s pictures in perspective.
We have been waiting for it, is this it? The sky is turning dark with clouds. Is this a sign of rain (finally) to come? The forecast is for 40% of rain tonight!
Because of my trip to the High Desert for the long weekend I just now got the photos uploaded to Flickr. Instead of creating a number of six separate entries I created this single posting with slideshows for each of the six days. The photos are also part of the September Album page. Enjoy!