Today was health-wise a very bad day, limiting me to stay home. Therefore my photo subjects were also limited. I decided to take another set of PICTURES featuring our Backyard Friends, a Squirrel, and many different birds. I had hoped to get more photos, but sometimes you don’t get what you want.
The negative part of taking the photos is that I did not have a longer lens for my Sony SLT-A77, maybe I should have used my Panasonic DC-ZS70 or Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 camera. There is always – next time!
Continue reading “2019-01-22 – Nature Photography – Our Backyard Friends, Set 2”
Today was another so-so day, starting off the way the last seven days did. Getting up, I noticed tightness in my shoulder which was hurting as well, something that I had not before. The tightness/ain stayed around for most of the day, even after resting at home. In the past, I would take some Tylenol for the pain, which I did but it did not help today. Besides the pain, my mouth was filled with some bad taste. I have had this before and was told that it is a side effect mostly from the chemo treatment. Guess I will have to live with it for now.
Continue reading “2019-01-20 Living with Cancer – Day 685”
The forecast for the day was on and off rain showers, which eliminate walking and taking outdoor pictures. Therefore I took Dianne’s suggestion to take today’s PICTURES of our Backyard Friends, a Squirrel and Scrub Jay which liked eating some nuts we leave for them. I had to wait sometime before they both decided to show up, the good news they did show up. The negative part of taking the photos is that I did not have a longer lens for my Sony SLT-A77, maybe I should have used my Panasonic DC-ZS70 or Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 camera. There is always – next time!
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Another day trying to take pictures of Mount Diablo from another location that was not used before. Dianne convinced me to take some PICTURES of the birds that visit our backyard.
I was lucky since our Humming Bird was visiting his feeder close enough for some photos, our Scrub Jay also wanted to be photographed. However, there was a third bird in our back yard, a Hawk. You will see him, out of focus, in the background underneath the Hummingbird Feeder. Further, he is sitting on top of a pine tree in three photos, and last but not least, there is a single photo showing him flying away.
Continue reading “2019-01-14 – Nature Photography, Birds”
Today was another so-so day, starting with me sleeping in until 9:00. For most of the day, I had to deal with some earlier discomfort such as Stomach and Dizziness issues. However, thanks to the medication I had taken as a precaution around 6:00 AM the discomfort was kept at a minimum, allowing me to have a light breakfast and later a good lunch. Not being very active I also started to encounter lower back pain in the late afternoon. I tried walking it off with a short walk together with Dean, but no change, I, therefore, rested for the rest of the afternoon and evening.
Continue reading “2019-01-14 Living with Cancer – Day 679”
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.
Continue reading “2019-01-02 Living with Cancer – Day 667”
Today was yet another so-so day, I again slept until 9:00 and woke up with a sore throat which was less severe as it was yesterday. However, around 3:30 AM I had to get up quickly as I needed to vomit.
Back to getting up this morning; I went downstairs to have a light breakfast. Checking my temperature it showed being somewhat high. Taking some Tylenol brought the temperature down. As to my shoulder and lower back pain, it still was there. With all my ailments I stayed inside resting for the day, getting up every so often.
Continue reading “2018-12-31 Recovery Day 665”
Today was a better day! Health-wise, I woke up with a light pain in new locations. Getting up I had a little bit of dizziness and stomach issues. I took my medication, which helped eliminate the two. I rested for a bit before I eat some toast and had some tea. My stomach settled down allowing me to take my morning medication. For most of the day, my pain levels were manageable. Even after radiation.
Continue reading “2018-11-19 Recovery Day 623”
Today was another good day! I woke up with a little bit of dizziness and stomach issues, taken the medication clear it up and it held true for the rest of the day. As to my shoulder pain/discomfort, it was presented all day long. In the beginning the level was rather high, but as the day progressed the level did go down. By day-end the pains were still there with the pain levels way down.
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2018-11-15 Recovery Day 619
Today was a good day! I woke up with no dizziness and stomach issues, which held true for the rest of the day. However, however my shoulder pain/discomfort did not go away. By day-end the pains were still there with the pain levels up, waiting for me to rest.
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