Today was a repeat of yesterday, another bad day. The pain that started yesterday on my right side around the hip and buttocks, has not gone away, the pain level is changing depending on the activity. Since today is Sunday, I stayed in bed until about 9:00. Getting up I had the usual light dizziness, stomach ache and again no sweating. My shoulder and hip pains were at the normal acceptable levels.
Today was not a good day. I got up around 6:50 to start my morning routine, and like yesterday, after getting up I was hit by dizziness, stomach aches, sweating and shortness of breath. I took some oxygen to overcome the shortness of breath. At 8:00 Dean and I went for our walk. As I mentioned before the portable oxygen concentrator only pushes O2 out into the nose when it detects me breathing in. I have always been a mouth breather. It takes me some effort to remember, also when talking, the mouth is the main input for the O2. These two handicaps make it harder to walk outside, forcing me to stop a few times to take in some O2.
Today was NOT a good Day, it started with dizziness, upset stomach, sweating and a hell of a headache when I got up. I had a light breakfast and was ready to start my morning walk early to beat the rain that was forecasted. It turned out that the rain beat me. The rain didn’t last long, I therefore went out and started my walk. However, I had to cut my walk short because of my stomach cramps and headache became unbearable.
It did not last long, we are back to the bad days. It started right after getting up around 8:15, I got very dizzy and my stomach was rumbling and would not settle down. I was able to have breakfast and take my medication, but needed to rest as I was fighting all day long the feeling of having to throw up in addition to dealing with my dizziness and stomach issues. The only good news, I did not have to deal with sweating.
As to my activities, like the last few days, there were not many. However today I spend most of my ay inside the cancer center on a recliner to get my chemo infusion. I was able to take some PICTURES during my treatment of the IV Pole.
After my treatment, Dianne took me home. I rested which helped to keep my shoulder and back pain in check, however for about 30 minutes sweat returned. After the sweating stopped I start with the daily processing of my pictures and working on my Living with Cancer and Photography blog.
For the rest of the day my activities were the same as always, watching some TV in the background when working on my blog, today I had to continue to work on my blogs after dinner since I had little time before dinner because my treatment did not end until 4:00. After dinner, having finished my blog entries, I watch some TV or a Movie before calling it a day.
In summary, overall today was another so-so day.
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Today was still only a so-so day, still dealing with all the standard symptoms, especially the dizziness. There was some good news, my stomach aches were at a lower level. However, my dizziness was at a very high level. Like yesterday, my back and shoulder pain levels flared up again during my morning walk and required rest afterward.
Today was another very bad day. For the most part of today, I continue to deal with my Urinary Tract Infections (UTI). In addition, to deal with UTI, for the most part in the morning until lunch I broke out into a sweat that lasted about 30 minutes each time. Other health-related issues were dizziness and stomach cramps that came every so often.
Today was not a good day nor a bad day. For most of the day I had to deal with stomach cramps, dizziness and sweating. I was able to keep some control over the medical unpleasantries by taking the relevant medication, but their effectiveness lasts only so long. Regardless, I decided to go ahead and spend the day as we had planned.
Today was a very bad day, normally it is the Saturday and Sunday after Wednesday’s Chemo Day. It started off OK with me taking my stomach and dizziness pills in the early morning. However, after getting up at 08:00 I had some light stomach cramps and encountered some Dizziness. After getting downstairs and having a light breakfast, the dizziness and cramps got strong, in addition I started to sweat. All I could do is rest, which did good since by 09:45 things were back to normal, allowing me to go for my walk with Dean.
Today was a better day than yesterday day, still not great but almost a good day.
Still having dizziness and stomach problems. I took a Zofran for it which did help after a while. I rested a bit, watching some of the Raider’s game I had recorded, before starting my walk with Dean.