2019-01-01 Living with Cancer – Day 665

For starters, I have changed the title of my postings as well as the Blog Title from Road to Recovery to Living with Cancer. The reason being is that the cancer I have, Multiple Myeloma (MM), has no cure. All that can be done is to treat the cancer and hope to achieve remission.

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2018-09-15 Recovery Day 558

Today was a good day, that did not start off too well. Getting up I encountered stomach queasiness that lasted for a few hours. However, I had no dizziness or back pain. I did have all day some on and off bone pain in my right side, hip and knee. However, overall it was a good day even with limited issues in the morning. This is the third day after my full-day treatment and in the past, Saturday and Sunday were really bad days. Today was nothing like it was in the past.

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2018-08-09 Recovery Day 521

Today was a good day with no side effects or pains (the exception being the surgery related shoulder pain). Since I was very active in the morning, I was surprised to learn that I was able to control my pain effectively. I did, however, require lots of rest in the afternoon.

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2018-08-08 Recovery Day 520

Today was a good day with some odd things. For starters no side effects or pains (the exception being the surgery related shoulder pain). As to the side effect part, I said none, but the odd thing I mention may have been a side effect or is due to the pollution? We still have to deal with severe air pollution caused by the nearby wildfires. It is starting to affect our breathing.

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2018-06-05 Recovery Day 456

Today started off where the pain left me last night and all night. Besides the pain there was no signs of dizziness or nausea in the morning. I delayed my breakfast for an hour before having a light one, toast and tea. My pain did not go away, I did take a Dilaudid around 9:00, the pain level dropped a little bit but not by much. I decided to go for a short walk with Dean little bit after 11:00, getting back by 12:00. Intresting enough after getting back home from the walk, the pain level was very low.

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