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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2018-05-12 Recovery Day 432

Health-wise I finally had a good night sleep. The morning started of great, no dizziness and my vitals were good. I had a good breakfast and was ready for my morning walk. However, all of a sudden, after taking my morning medication, my left side from shoulder to my hand was getting very tight with some light pain.
I decided to go upstairs to lie down for a bit, hoping the tightness would go away. After about an hour or so I start feeling better and ready to go for my morning walk with my wife. Returning back home, my arm’s tightness was almost all gone, what was left was my shoulder’s tightness the result from my spine surgery and something I will have to deal with for most of the rest of my life.

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2018-05-08 Recovery Day 428

Health-wise it was a normal, but early, start. I had to get up about 30 minutes earlier due to having a 7:00 appointment for a PET scan. AS with every morning the last week I had a bit of dizziness which I got under control of with Zofran. Due to my PET this morning I had to skip breakfast. Denise took dropped me of for my PET before she went to work herself.

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2018-01-22 Recovery Day 322

Today was a better day, weather-wise the day started with light rain and cold temperatures in the morning. It changed to light showers and by end of day it was mostly cloudy. Health-wise, no bone pain which helped since I had an early appoint for a PET/CT scan that lasted 2 1/2 hours, of which 45 minutes are used for scanning and the rest for preparation.

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