2018-12-14 Recovery Day 648

Today was another good day. Health-wise there was no issue, my stomach is cooperating again. My shoulder pain/discomfort was not noticeable. BTW, it is more of a discomfort than pain. It is hard to describe what I mean with discomfort, all I know, it is not pain. No need to stick to white rice with applesauce for breakfast and lunch. I was less active today to ensure not to overdue it, which normally ends up with my system crashing.

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2018-12-13 Recovery Day 647

Today was a better day. Health-wise the day was a better day, my stomach started to cooperate. I still only ate white rice with applesauce for breakfast and lunch. For dinner, I had chicken noodle soup and toast. As to my hydration issue, I did not need any today.

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2018-12-12 Recovery Day 646

Today was another so-so day. Health-wise the day was again a repeat of yesterday, my stomach just would not cooperate. I went after lunch to the cancer center to get again some hydration. After the hydration, I returned home to rest to make sure my stomach problems stayed under control.

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2018-12-11 Recovery Day 645

Today was another so-so day. Health-wise the day was almost a repeat of yesterday, my stomach just would not cooperate. Like yesterday, I went to the cancer center to get again some hydration. After the hydration, I stay there for most of the day to make sure my stomach problems stayed under control. Dianne and I went home around 4:00.

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2018-12-10 Recovery Day 644

Today was another bad day. Health-wise the day was almost a repeat of yesterday, my stomach just would not cooperate. However, unlike yesterday, I went to see my Oncology doctor hoping to see if she would know what to do to help my current situation. For starters, she ordered that I get some hydration immediately. In addition, she prescribed some medication to help with my stomach problems. I spend the next few hours getting hydrated before Dianne took me back home.

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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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