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2018-05-16 Recovery Day 436

Health-wise nothing new, same as the last few days, a good night sleep, no dizziness and good vitals. Next a good breakfast and taking my morning medication. Afterwards I had FaceTime session with Don. Since Dean had some personal business to look after, I walked alone. Today’s walk took about 1 hour, without any increase in back tightness and no pain.

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2018-05-11 Recovery Day 431

Health-wise I again had very little sleep, but more then the night before. The reason must be linked as a side effect to the treatment I had on Wednesday. Since the treatment I also encountered constipation, which cleared up this morning. If it is I should be sleeping very good tonight. I got up this morning with no dizziness. My vitals were good. I had breakfast to get ready for my morning walk.

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2018-05-04 Recovery Day 424

Weather-wise not much change we are still in the same weather pattern as last week, warm to cool and very windy. Health-wise I am back on track with my morning routine, starting with with some dizziness after getting up, which I control with Zofran. Next I have breakfast before taking my morning medication. Last I check my vitals to make sure they are OK. After a small rest I get ready for my morning walk.

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2018-04-22 Recovery Day 412

Another fine warm day. Health wise, my blood pressure was back to what it has been since starting the second round of treatment. No change in my morning routine, starting with a good breakfast, taking afterwards my morning medication and getting ready for my morning walk. Today, being Sunday, the walk was a family affair.

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2018-04-11 Recovery Day 401

Today was another good day. Like yesterday the day started with no stomach issues, but instead was rather dizzy. Taking my dizziness medication fixed that problem before I had to leave for my treatment at the local cancer center. After a short rest and taking my regular morning medication, Dean dropped me of at the local cancer center. Today is my all-day treatment day. Therefore there is not much to report.

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2018-04-09 Recovery Day 399

Today was a good day. Just like yesterday the day started with my stomach acting up a bit, but again noting to worry about, toast and tea did do the trick as in past few days. After a short rest and taking my morning medication, I went for my morning walk with Dean. After returning from our walk we went shopping to get some tools and parts to get the fountain fixed. I was getting back home just in time when Alice our Family friend arrived for our lunch.

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2018-03-13 Recovery Day 372

Today was a better day then yesterday, but still not a good day. Like yesterday there is not much to write about. Again, like yesterday I did not get out of bed until 08:30 because of stomach pains that started at 4:00. After getting up I got ready for my morning walk with Dean. We were lucky that the rain had stopped for our walk. After returning from our walk I had a shower and got ready for the Cancer Support Group meeting.

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2018-02-22 Recovery Day 353

Today was a better day. After getting up I still had a bit of lightheadedness. I took the medication for it so that I could eat my breakfast and go for my morning walk with Dean. After resting for 30 minutes I went with Dean shopping at CostCo.

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2018-02-21 Recovery Day 352

Today was again a so-so day. After getting up again I noticed dizziness and lightheadedness. Taking the medication for it helped. I also had some light stomach cramps which disappeared only to come back awhile later. I limited my breakfast to some toast. Today was treatment day at the local Cancer center.
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2018-02-20 Recovery Day 351

Today was almost like yesterday. Today, like yesterday, after getting up I noticed dizziness and lightheadedness. Taking the medication for it helped. I also had some stomach cramps which disappear by resting. I limited my breakfast to some toast. All together the symptoms got under control allowing me go for my morning walk with Dean. Returning back home I spend the rest of the morning and early afternoon resting, which included watching the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, Bayern beat Beşiktaş 5:0.

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