2018-11-16 Recovery Day 620

Today was another good day! I woke up with a little bit of dizziness and stomach issues, taken the medication clear it up and it held true for the rest of the day. As to my shoulder pain/discomfort, it was presented all day long. In the beginning the level was rather high, but as the day progressed the level did go down. By day-end the pains were still there with the pain levels way down.

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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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2018-11-13 Recovery Day 617

Today was a so-so day! I woke up again early with some dizziness and stomach issues. Getting 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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2018-11-03 Recovery Day 607

Today was another good day! Health-wise things were again almost normal. I had some early stomach cramps due to the side effects of the Dilaudid I had taken a few days ago. The good news, having the cramps now followed by the related bowel movements, ended the Dilaudid cycle, things were now back to normal. As to my shoulder pain, it was at an acceptable level, which I lowered with some Tylenol. No other health related issues showed up for the rest of the day, this included no ankle or hip pains.

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2018-11-02 Recovery Day 606

Today was another good day! Health-wise things were almost normal today. I had an early stomach and dizziness issue around 2:00 AM, taking my medication for it, I was fine when I got up around 7:30. No other health-related issues showed up for the rest of the day, this included no ankle or hip pains. As to my shoulder pain, sometimes the pain level is very low to still be part of a good day. Today, the shoulder pain was at an acceptable level, which I lowered with some Tylenol.

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2018-10-29 Recovery Day 602

Today was another bad day! Health-wise things were not that good. The morning did start off OK, no real pain zones. The problem started during my morning walk as my lower and shoulder pain started up, slowly increasing in level. By the time I got back home, it was time to rest hoping for the pain would stop. As it turned out I rested for most of the day as my energy level was very low and the discomfort from the pain, including the added hip pain, just. Later during in the afternoon walking with Dianne, my arthritis pain kicked in, more than before.

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2018-10-17 Recovery Day 590

Today was a bad day, it started off not too bad. About two hours before getting up I had some dizziness and stomach issues, taking the medication for it got it under control by the time I got up. I had a good breakfast. However, during my morning walk, things started to act up. First, my left ankle started to hurt, I had to stop a few times. By the time I got home, my left hip hurt as well.

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2018-10-16 Recovery Day 589

Today was another great day, great night sleep, great morning start. It could have been an excellent day, had it not been for my hips and shoulders pain for most of the day. The shoulder is from the spine surgery, whereas the hip pain is a side effect of the cancer treatment.

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