2018-12-08 Recovery Day 642

Today was a very bad day. Health-wise the day started with me having to throw up at 4:00 in the morning. From there, things went downhill. To make a long story short, I spend the rest of the day either resting or sleeping. My system just shut down, not because of pain, just the feeling of stomach discomfort, all day long.

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2018-11-30 Recovery Day 634

Today was not a good day. Health-wise today was not much different from yesterday, still have my cold. Today I felt very lightheaded, loss of energy, and lack of wanting to do things. After breakfast I rested, falling asleep thanks for the cold medication I took. For the whole day I felt like being under the weather, if it was not my stomach, it was my shoulders or rib area. There is not much more to say, I was just down and out.

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2018-11-14 Recovery Day 618

Today was another so-so day! I woke early with some dizziness and stomach issues and took my medication for it before getting back to sleep. By the time I got up, both, dizziness and stomach issues, we’re almost gone. For the rest of the day, my stomach pain and dizziness were gone. However, my shoulder pain/discomfort did not go away. By day end the pains were still there waiting for me to rest.

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2018-11-12 Recovery Day 616

Today was a better day! I woke up early with some dizziness and stomach I, therefore, stayed in bed a bit longer than normal. Getting finally up there was a little bit of improvement, enough to go for my walk. For the rest of the day, my stomach pain and dizziness did finally go away. However my shoulder pain/discomfort did not go away, instead, it went up and down depending on my activities.

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2018-11-09 Recovery Day 613

Today was another so-so day! Starting with the health-related items, the day started with dizziness and stomach issues. My shoulder’s comfort/pain level was at an elevated pain level, then normally at the start of the day. However, no hip or ankle pain. For most of the day, my stomach pain and dizziness did not go away, even with taking the medication as prescribed, if anything it kept it in check, not allowing to take over.

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2018-11-08 Recovery Day 612

Today was another so-so day! Starting with the health related items, the day started off without any dizziness, stomach issues or hip and ankle pains. My shoulder’s comfort/pain level was at a very low level. However, after my photo session I noticed some stomach issues and dizziness, which may be due to the PET/CT’s contrast fluid I got injected. Resting for the rest of the afternoon and taking the Zofran medication seemed to bring it back down.

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2018-11-07 Recovery Day 611

Today was another good day! As to my health-related items, the day started off without any dizziness, stomach issues or hip and ankle pains. As to my shoulder’s comfort/pain level, it was at a very low level. However, I noticed a small lump on my right side, between the shoulder and hip. If pressed there is a pain. Currently, the size is about one inch. Since today is treatment day, I mention it to the nurse, who passed it on to my oncology doctor. She took notice, and since I will have a PET/CT tomorrow and an MRI on Friday, we will know what it is by the time I have my follow-up session, scheduled for next Wednesday.

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2018-11-06 Recovery Day 610

Today was another good day! Health-wise the day started off without any dizziness, stomach issues or hip and ankle pains. My shoulder’s comfort/pain was at a very low level, however, as the day progressed the pain started to increase, to a level that I was able to keep in check with some Tylenol. Today, for the first time since about 4 months, if not more, I have that metallic taste in my mouth again.

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2018-11-05 Recovery Day 609

Today was another good day! Health-wise the day started off without any dizziness and stomach issues. However, as the day progressed my shoulder pain started to increase, to a level that even Tylenol could not keep in check. No other health-related issues have been showing up such as ankle and/or hip pains.

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2018-11-04 Recovery Day 608

Today was another good day! Again, health-wise things were what I call normal for now. I had some early stomach cramps in the morning, leftover side effects of the Dilaudid I had taken a few days ago. The good news, with Dilaudid cycle, almost gone away, things are now 99% back to normal. As to my shoulder pain, it is stable, staying at an acceptable level, which I can lower if needed with some Tylenol. No other health-related issues have been showing up such as ankle and/or hip pains.

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