2019-01-10 Living with Cancer – Day 675

Today was a so-so day, as started yesterday, taken my Stomach and Dizziness medication as a precaution around 4:00 AM worked since I had no issues getting up at 8:00. However, shortly after that, I broke out in sweat that would to stop as it came in intervals, lasting about 15 minutes, with breaks in-between of another 15 minutes.

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2019-01-09 Living with Cancer – Day 674

Today was a BETTER day, with me taken my stomach and Dizziness medication as a precaution at 4:00 AM. The Medication seemed to work since I had no issues getting up at 8:00 getting dressed and having had breakfast. However, shortly after that, my stomach got a bit quizzy and the dizziness was back at full discomfort.

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2019-01-08 Living with Cancer – Day 673

Today was a BAD day, it started around 4:00 in the morning, I took Zofran to help with my stomach issues and meclizine for the dizziness. The Medication did its job allowing me to sleep until 8:00 AM. I had some toast for breakfast, however, for the rest of the morning, the dizziness and stomach issues came slowly back.

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2019-01-07 Living with Cancer – Day 672

Today was not a BAD day, it seems that I have settled to slept until 8:00 before going downstairs. However, today I had to deal from the start with sever dizziness which lasted until 10:30, at which time I went downstairs. I took my medication and rested, watched TV. After lunch I spend about 15 minutes to take some PICTURES of a single subject taken from various angle using Aperture Priority Mode. For the next two (2) hours I rested to get ready for my doctors appointment. Returning home we had supper (dinner).

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2019-01-06 Living with Cancer – Day 671

Today was another GOOD day, it seems that I have settled to sleep until 8:00 before going downstairs. However, today I had to deal from the start with stomach issues and lightheadedness, delaying my breakfast. I took my medication but they did to kick in for about two (2) hours. The good news, my health symptoms disappeared as the day progressed.

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2019-01-05 Living with Cancer – Day 670

Today was a GOOD day, I slept until 8:00 before going downstairs for breakfast and getting ready for our shopping trip to Walnut Creek. My health issues were a repeat of yesterday, I had a bit lightheadedness and some stomach pains. Taking my medication before our trip took care of this. We were lucky regarding the rain since we skipped it.

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2019-01-04 Living with Cancer – Day 669

Today was another so-so day, I slept in until 8:00 before going downstairs for breakfast and getting ready for my walk with Dean. My heath issues were almost a repeat of yesterday, I had a bit lightheadedness and some stomach pains. Lucky for me that I had taken my medication before starting my walk. Today was very cold again, so I dressed in layers, which was good. Getting back home I rested and got ready for lunch with my Premenos coworkers.

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2019-01-03 Living with Cancer – Day 668

Today was a GOOD day, I slept in until 8:30 before going downstairs for breakfast. I got ready for my walk with Dean. Besides being a bit lightheaded I also had some stomach issues. I took my medication before starting my walk. Since it was very cold, 40F, I dressed in layers, which was good, since at the end of our walk it was only 45F. I stayed at home, resting and be a bit active. The only health-related issue was my lower back pain that took some time to get lower itself to an acceptable level.

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2019-01-02 Living with Cancer – Day 667

Today was another so-so day, however, it is improving and may soon be a good day. I slept until 7:30 before going downstairs for breakfast I got ready for my all-day treatment session. Besides being a bit lightheaded I also had some stomach issues. I took my medication before Dean dropped me off for my all-day treatment appointment at 9:00 PM.

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2019-01-01 Living with Cancer – Day 665

For starters, I have changed the title of my postings as well as the Blog Title from Road to Recovery to Living with Cancer. The reason being is that the cancer I have, Multiple Myeloma (MM), has no cure. All that can be done is to treat the cancer and hope to achieve remission.

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