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2018-08-19 Recovery Day 531

Today was a bad day. On the positive side, I woke up with no dizziness. However, on the negative side, my stomach queasiness turned in to cramps every so often. In addition both of my hips experienced bone pain all day long. There is not much more to report, I just could not shake the stomach problems. In addition, I also had some lightheadedness. In summary, not a good day.

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2018-08-15 Recovery Day 527

Another good day that started with dizziness and my stomach queasiness after getting up. I will skip the details since I mention them for the last few days. As to the Transderm Scop (Scopolamine) patch, it seems not to work. I give it another chance tomorrow when Parch Day is.

I still fall asleep unexpectedly and constantly, it happens mostly after lunch. Today it happened at the start of my treatment session.

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2018-07-02 Recovery Day 483

Today was a bad day, which started with no sleep. I was up every hour, finally getting up at 10:30 and having a shower. Health wise I was all over the place. From stomach cramps to pain in every limb and joint. Not a good day!

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2018-06-17 Recovery Day 467

Today was another so-so day. It started with not being able to sleep past midnight. I was up every hour until I got up at 7:00. The good news no signs of dizziness or nausea, the bad news the pain level in my shoulder was at higher level then normally and both of my hips were hurting. I started to have breakfast and watched the World Cup game Germany against Mexico, which Mexico won. Since my pain level did not lower itself I decided to take a Dilaudid hoping that it will bring my pain down.

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2018-06-16 Recovery Day 467

Today was a so-so day. The day started without any signs of dizziness or nausea, and the pain level in my shoulder was at normal level. Since tomorrow is Father’s Day, Dianne took me out for breakfast a day earlier to bypass the crowds tomorrow. After breakfast we went to the farmers market to get the ingredients for Dianne’s Minestrone soup.

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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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2018-04-15 Recovery Day 405

Today almost started the same as the last three days, with no stomach issues nor any dizziness, except for my blood pressure that was a bit high. What was different was the tightness of my back, specially the muscles around my shoulder blades. After a good breakfast I rested a bit for my back to loosen up before going for my morning walk. In summary, today was a A-OK day.

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2018-04-11 Recovery Day 401

Today was another good day. Like yesterday the day started with no stomach issues, but instead was rather dizzy. Taking my dizziness medication fixed that problem before I had to leave for my treatment at the local cancer center. After a short rest and taking my regular morning medication, Dean dropped me of at the local cancer center. Today is my all-day treatment day. Therefore there is not much to report.

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Mist Caught In The Spider Web – Project 365

After watering the flowers and misting our cacti, I notices the mist that was caught within the spider web. Because of the dark shade I started the with ISO 1000 for first two photos. However, the exposure values were rather slow, so the last two were taken with ISO 2000. BTW, I used my Tamron 90mm lens again, which I start to like more and more. Continue reading »

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More Flowers Blooming – Project 365

These photos were taken in our backyard. The first set of four are our white violets, not sure of the exact correct name. The second set is of our Jasmine Vine, which for the last 20 years has provided us with joy during this time of the year. Continue reading »

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