2018-12-07 Recovery Day 641

Today was another so-so day. Health-wise the day started a bit late as I fell asleep around 7:30 the time I had planned to get up. Instead, I got up an hour later with a temperature of 98.4F, some dizziness and stomach fluffiness. Both symptoms stayed around for most the day. My temperature changed very little, low around 97.5F and a high of 98.6F, during the day. As to my pain/discomfort locations, nothing different, shoulder blades and lower back. The level was very low when resting, but when I started to move it caused a big discomfort.

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2018-12-06 Recovery Day 640

Today was a so-so day. Health-wise the day started with a temperature 97.6F, and changed very little, high of 98.6F, during the day. The fact that my temperature is normal and stable all day is a sign that my fever is over. As to my pain locations, the morning started with only my shoulder experiences some low-level pain. As the day progresses my lower back also start to pain. Resting did help lower the pain levels. Overall my pain levels have gotten better.

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2018-12-05 Recovery Day 639

Today was a better day. Health-wise the day started with a temperature 98.2F, and changed very little, high of 98.6F, during the day. It was a great improvement over the last 5 days. Since today was All-Day Chemo Treatment day, there is not much to report about my health status. Treatment is done resting in a laying position for 7 hours, getting up every so often. One of the side effects is that the pain in all my locations is almost gone until I get up. Being back home the pain was back, however at a lower level.

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2018-12-04 Recovery Day 638

Another bad day. Health-wise the day started with a high temperature, 99.8F, that never variated by more than 2F. I stayed in bed until 9:00, at with time I went downstairs and had a multi-grain bagel for breakfast. I rested for the whole day, having around lunch some stomach pain that lasted for about 2 hours. I also encountered some wet-sweat at the start of the high temperature around 6:00 AM.

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2018-12-03 Recovery Day 637

Today was another, not a good day. Health-wise the day started with some light stomach pains. I stayed in bed until 8:00, at with time I went downstairs and had a light breakfast and got ready for my walk with Dean around 9:00. However, as it turned out I started to have a high temperature which kept me inside for the day. My temperature when up and down all day. Further, after my radiation session, I started to have bad pain in my shoulder plates keeping me down for the evening.

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2018-12-02 Recovery Day 636

Today was another so-so day. Health-wise the day started with some light stomach pains. I decided to weather it out and stayed in bed until 8:30, at with time I went downstairs and had a light breakfast prepared by Dianne. For the rest of the day, my pain levels were up and down in a number of locations. In addition, I dozed off numerous times, a sign that my body is healing.

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2018-12-01 Recovery Day 635

Today was a so-so day. Health-wise it started with me not feeling too well and therefore I stayed in bed until about 11:00. I had a small fever but decided to go out for a while. Getting back home I rested for most of the afternoon and evening, getting my fever got under control. As to my pain locations, my shoulder plate pain was around all day. However, my lower back, hip and rib pains where either at a very low level or not present today.

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2018-11-30 Recovery Day 634

Today was not a good day. Health-wise today was not much different from yesterday, still have my cold. Today I felt very lightheaded, loss of energy, and lack of wanting to do things. After breakfast I rested, falling asleep thanks for the cold medication I took. For the whole day I felt like being under the weather, if it was not my stomach, it was my shoulders or rib area. There is not much more to say, I was just down and out.

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2018-11-29 Recovery Day 633

Today was starting to be a better day. I still have my cold, which is starting to get better. I got up early today at 8:30, a sign I felt better. However, after breakfast, I started to have a bit of a cold sweat. Make a long story short, I ended up with my temperature going circling from 100.2F to 96.8F. Drinking lots of water and taking the medication when needed. I took some DayQuil hours before my Radiation session to ensure that my coughing was controlled during my session.

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2018-11-28 Recovery Day 632

Today was again not a good day. My cold is still there but did not get worse. I stayed in bed until about 10:00. In the morning my temperature was 100.4F, it took some time for it to drop, but it finally did, staying for most of the day around 99.1F. I took some DayQuil hours before my Radiation session to ensure that my coughing was controlled during my session. At day end my cough got worse again.

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