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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2018-12-28 Recovery Day 662

Today was another good day, health-wise the shoulder and lower back pain is the only issues for most of the day. Normally when walking my shoulder pain level drops, but not today, instead it increased. However, my back pain was hardly notable. During my sitting in the theater, my left leg was jumpy for about 20 minutes.

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2018-12-25 Recovery Day 659

Today was another so-so day, with some new health-related issue I mentioned yesterday. It seems that with the suspension of my Pomalyst chemotherapy, taken a pill daily for 21 days, in lieu of undergoing Radiation therapy, may have caused some new masses to develop that are the root of the new pain location. We will know more next week when I have my monthly all-day Darzalex chemo treatment.

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2018-12-23 Recovery Day 657

Today was another so-so day, with some health-related issue. However, the issues were different from yesterday. For starters, waking up my stomach did not play too well. I delayed getting up for a bit of time which helped. After getting up the other issue surfaced, which was mostly about pain in my hips and left leg. I kept the pain to a minimum resting for most of the day.

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2018-12-13 Recovery Day 647

Today was a better day. Health-wise the day was a better day, my stomach started to cooperate. I still only ate white rice with applesauce for breakfast and lunch. For dinner, I had chicken noodle soup and toast. As to my hydration issue, I did not need any today.

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2018-12-11 Recovery Day 645

Today was another so-so day. Health-wise the day was almost a repeat of yesterday, my stomach just would not cooperate. Like yesterday, I went to the cancer center to get again some hydration. After the hydration, I stay there for most of the day to make sure my stomach problems stayed under control. Dianne and I went home around 4:00.

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2018-12-04 Recovery Day 638

Another bad day. Health-wise the day started with a high temperature, 99.8F, that never variated by more than 2F. I stayed in bed until 9:00, at with time I went downstairs and had a multi-grain bagel for breakfast. I rested for the whole day, having around lunch some stomach pain that lasted for about 2 hours. I also encountered some wet-sweat at the start of the high temperature around 6:00 AM.

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2018-12-03 Recovery Day 637

Today was another, not a good day. Health-wise the day started with some light stomach pains. I stayed in bed until 8:00, at with time I went downstairs and had a light breakfast and got ready for my walk with Dean around 9:00. However, as it turned out I started to have a high temperature which kept me inside for the day. My temperature when up and down all day. Further, after my radiation session, I started to have bad pain in my shoulder plates keeping me down for the evening.

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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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