2019-06-08 Living with Cancer Day 826

Today was another good day! It is also the weekend which for the last five I ended up in the hospital. It seems that using the oxygen when needed is working. I had a very active day without any signs of stomach or dizziness issues. As to my shoulder and hip pains, they stayed at a low level.

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2019-02-02 Living with Cancer – Day 698

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.

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2018-08-12 Recovery Day 524

Today was another good day with a repeat of an unexpected complication. This morning after getting up, I suddenly got very dizzy and my stomach got queasy. A repeat of what happened 2 days ago, but today there was no Fentanyl patch change day. So the possible link may not be the reason for both complications. I took immediately Zofran and Meclizine which got it under control. After having just a slice of toast I was ready for my morning walk with Dianne.

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2018-07-14 Recovery Day 495

Today was another so-so day. The good news the new stronger medication kept the diarrhea in check, especially during the night. I still had to get up three times. During the day my stomach would not stop actively rumbling for a lack of a better word. On the negative side, my energy level was rather low. The good news I had no diarrhea during the day. Hopefully it will stay that way during the night and tomorrow.

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