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2018-06-18 Recovery Day 469

Today was a good day. It started with being able to sleep last night. Getting up there were no signs of dizziness, nausea or excess pain in my shoulder and hips. After Breakfast I went with Dean across the Antioch Bridge onto Sherman Island via Highway 160. We turned of the main road onto W. Sherman Island Rd to go towards the end to see the Windsurfers.

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2018-06-16 Recovery Day 467

Today was a so-so day. The day started without any signs of dizziness or nausea, and the pain level in my shoulder was at normal level. Since tomorrow is Father’s Day, Dianne took me out for breakfast a day earlier to bypass the crowds tomorrow. After breakfast we went to the farmers market to get the ingredients for Dianne’s Minestrone soup.

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2018-06-11 Recovery Day 462 (Part 1)

Today was a day I have never encountered before. One phrase sums it all up:

Not sure what happened

Here is what I do know:

There were no signs of dizziness or nausea. However, there was pain everywhere, upper and lower back, hip, knee and foot joints. After breakfast and morning medication, which today also included Dilaudid to help with the pain. Afterwards I and Dean I went walking in our neighbor hood.

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2018-06-09 Recovery Day 460

Let’s start with the important item first, how was today health wise? For most part great, no issues, no signs of dizziness or nausea. Since we had a very busy active day my back held up until getting back home. Resting and taking two Tylenol got the pain level back down.

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2018-06-08 Recovery Day 459

Health wise, today second day after Wednesday’s all-day treatment cycle #5, started of like yesterday with no issues, no signs of dizziness or nausea in the morning. During the day depending on the activity, my back pain increased for a bit, but resting for awhile got the level back to what I call normal.

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2018-06-07 Recovery Day 458

Today was the first day after yesterday’s all-day treatment day. Sometimes this day maybe full of surprises with early side effects. The day started of fine with no issues, no signs of dizziness or nausea in the morning. After breakfast and morning medication I watered the flowers in our backyard. Afterwards I went with Dean to the DOW’s Wetland Preserve. Activity wise it was a very busy day without any pain increase or any new side effects.

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2018-06-02 Recovery Day 453

Today’s posting is short and can be summed up as having had an excellent day. Before providing the details, let me mention that today was a day spend around the Vacaville Premium Outlets Stores. All the walking was done around the stores.
Starting with the health part, no complains, no signs of dizziness or nausea this morning. After Breakfast and morning medication it was time for a 45 minute drive to Vacaville, arriving in time for the opening store hours. We spend about 9 hours all together driving and shopping. From a health perspective I watched my pain levels very carefully. The moment some pain surfaced I would slow down and/or sit-down until it was under control. I was lucky there were not many instances of the pain breaking through. As I said, an excellent day.

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2018-06-01 Recovery Day 452

Health-wise things are stable, no signs of dizziness or nausea this morning. Same morning routine, Breakfast and morning medication about 30-45 minutes later. As to my shoulder and hips the pain levels were at a normal level which was good. However, around mid-afternoon I had some light dizziness or nausea until I move around a bit more.

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2018-05-26 Recovery Day 446

Health-wise things have turned bad. It started with dizziness after getting up. I took Meclizine which kicked in about 15 minutes later. My vitals were good, but my shoulder and hip pain were at a high level. I also had some bone pain. I believe this all linked to the fact that I dealing with constipation which is the main reason for not feeling good. I did go for my morning walk with my wife and Carsten, hoping that walking would help as it did in the past, but not today.

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2018-05-25 Recovery Day 445

Health-wise things have improved from the last two days. I finally had some sleep, but it was a light not deep sleep. Getting up I had some dizziness but good vitals. For the dizziness I took Meclizine which help. About 30 minutes later I had my Breakfast and morning medication. The rest of the day was what I call a normal day. My shoulder and hip pain were at a very low level and no bone pain at all. I still rest after any activity, such as walking or moving around without any support.

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