2019-01-13 Living with Cancer – Day 678

Today was another so-so day, starting with me sleeping in until 8:30. By the time I had breakfast at 9:30. For most of the day, I had to deal with some earlier discomfort with some Stomach and Dizziness issues. However, thanks to the medication I had taken as a precaution around 6:00 AM I was able to enjoy some Toast and Tea. 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 – 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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2018-10-22 Recovery Day 595

I am continuing with yet another great day! Health-wise, there has been a slight change regarding my left leg. The ankle’s pain location has moved up a bit and the hip pain got stronger. Walking does no longer help in reducing the pain level, the good news, it does not increase either. For now, all I can do is watch the next few days which way it will go.

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2018-08-20 Recovery Day 532

Today was a better day. The dizziness and stomach queasiness were back at the start of my day, however, the level was very low. For details read 2018-08-10 Recovery Day 522. On the positive side, by the time breakfast came around, both dizziness and queasiness were gone. For the rest of the day, the only health issue was the bone pain in both of my hips. In summary, a better day.

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2018-07-19 Recovery Day 500

Today was another great day. The morning is a repeat of yesterday, after good sleep I got up had my breakfast. Pain wise I only had the discomfort of my spine/Back surgery, which was at a lower level and for most of the day stayed there. Being the first day after treatment it is always a good day with no side effect problems. We will know more tomorrow.

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2018-06-22 Recovery Day 473

Today was another great day. The day started with our bed moving around 12:41 AM thanks to a 3.4 Earthquake in Oakley, about 10 miles from our place. I got up at 7:00 with no signs of dizziness, had a light breakfast before taking my morning medication. Again, like yesterday the goal was to leave at 8:30 instead of 9:00 to beat the heat.

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2018-05-27 Recovery Day 447

Health-wise things have turned around. I still had dizziness after getting up which I got under control with Meclizine. However I played it safe by having toast and tea for breakfast. On the positive side there was no shoulder, hip and bone pain. Dieter, Carsten and my wife joined me for my morning walk at Contra Loma Regional Park. I enjoyed the walk, specially since I was pain free.

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2018-05-21 Recovery Day 441

Health-wise I guess having had so many good days, they had to come to an end. It started with a night of very little sleep. I got up about every hour, but could not fall back into a good sleep. Finally getting up at my regular time, 06:30, I had dizziness, back pain and shoulder pain, none reducing over time as normally. Back to my morning routine, I had some toast with Camille tea for starters, followed by my morning medication to get ready for my morning walk with Dean.
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2018-04-27 Recovery Day 417

Weather-wise it was a warm, cold and windy day. Health-wise the day started with some stomach issues and dizziness which disappeared as the morning progressed and was gone by the time I started my morning walk. After breakfast I took my morning medication and got ready for my morning walk. Today I was walking alone since Dean was on a personal business. After my walk I got ready for my Friday lunch with my Ex-Premenos colleagues.

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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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