2019-01-11 – Landscape Photography, Nothing but Clouds

I continued with trying to take pictures of Mount Diablo from new locations was again not an option. Today’s reason was the on and off rain showers that eliminated any chance of walking, leave alone taking any PICTURES. I, therefore, went to the alternative, taking PICTURES of the sky since it had some interesting cloud formation, I called the set Nothing but Clouds.

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2019-01-12 Living with Cancer – Day 677

Today was a so-so day, being the weekend I got up at 8:00 having had some earlier discomfort with some Stomach and Dizziness issues. However, thanks to the medication I had taken as a precaution around 4:00 AM I was able to enjoy a bagel with cream cheese and salmon. For most of the day I was not having any Stomach and Dizziness issues, however as the day progressed my head felt like it was too small thanks to the pressure that was building. Not being very active I also started to encounter lower back pain. Because of these ailments I rested for the whole afternoon and evening.

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2019-01-11 Living with Cancer – Day 676

Today was a good day since Dianne had taken the day off, I got up early at 7:00 not having any Stomach and Dizziness issues thanks to the medication I had taken as a precaution around 4:00 AM. The good news for most of the day was not having any Stomach and Dizziness issues. Because of my resting during the day, my shoulder and back pain are either almost gone or are present because I do things that aggravate them.

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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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2018-11-24 Recovery Day 628

Today was not a good day! Health-wise, I woke up with no pains in my shoulder blades, or in my right rip location. I also had no dizziness or stomach issues. So, why was it not a good day? As the day progressed my shoulder, rip and hip pains started to get active, increasing in pain level by the hour. Further, I started to get a sore throat and a runny nose. In other words, I got a cold!

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2018-10-28 Recovery Day 601

Today was a good day! Health-wise everything was OK starting the day. Thanks to Dianne, I had a great breakfast to start the day, making me forget a little bit of lower and shoulder pain. However, later during my morning walk with Dianne, my Arthritis Pain kicked in, more than before. Maybe it is time to take some Tylenol Arthritis Pain beforehand. As the day progressed my energy got better, and my pain levels returned slowly to normal. Overall the day was better than yesterday.

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2018-10-26 Recovery Day 599

Today was a so-so day! Health-wise it started off very well, but by late afternoon it got bad, some of it my own fault. Starting my morning walk, no pain around my ankle or hip, which was true for the whole day! However, my shoulder pain/soreness and lower-back got the worst of me because of spending three hours sitting in front of my computer. I overdid it.

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2018-10-24 Recovery Day 597

Today was a better day! Health-wise it was a repeat of yesterday, minus the morning dizziness. Starting my morning walk, the pain started again around my ankle, however, the level was not as high as yesterday. I continued my walk and the pain level decreased as long as I walked. However, at the end of my walk, my hips pain had increased. During the day both, ankle and hip pain showed up when I walked for a few minutes. In the afternoon I went to the local hospital for X-rays of my left ankle, as ordered by my doctor. Moving forward, Step 1, X-Rays (which I just did), if nothing is there we go to step 2, a PET/CT.

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