2019-04-07 Living with Cancer Day 762

Today was Not a Great Day, it was the direct opposite from yesterday. The day started late, around 9:00, with some light dizziness, stomach cramps, and sweating. The symptoms stayed around for most of the morning after lunch only the dizziness and some stomach issues hung around for the rest of the day. As to my shoulder and hip pains, the only showed up depending on the activity I was active in. In summary, health-wise today was a very Bad Day.

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2019-04-05 Living with Cancer Day 760

Today was a Good Day, Symptoms wise, after getting up, still the same dizziness, stomach cramps, and sweating, but at lighter levels. It stayed that way all day, only change was the various levels depending on the activity. I was able to have a good morning walk with little shoulder, back, and hip pains. In summary, health-wise today was a Good Day.

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2019-03-22 Living with Cancer – Day 746

Today was almost a good day, starting with me getting up early at 7:45 with some light dizziness, light stomach cramps, and very light sweat. All three symptoms lasted through the day intermittently not causing any real problem. Around noon my light sore throat and cough came back which lasted for the rest of the day even with having taken the prescribed medication. For the rest of the day I had to deal with my regular shoulder and lower back pain. On the good side, I did not doze off nor did I had a hard time concentrating and staying awake.

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2019-03-16 Living with Cancer – Day 740

Today was another good day that started with no dizziness or stomach issues which lasted that way all day. I did encounter some shoulder and hip pains, but those were triggered by activities, such as sitting too long in the car or restaurant or walking a long way with only a cane, not my two walking sticks. For my hip pain, I took Tylenol Arthritis which lowered the hip pain. Overall it was a good day.

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2019-02-23 Living with Cancer – Day 719

Today was another good day, which was not as good as yesterday’s, but I am not complaining. Still dealing with stomach cramps, sweat, and dizziness. My biggest area of concern that is not going away, is the dizziness. I take the medication for it, which helps to get the level down, but not totally. Next week is treatment week, I will have to tell them about it and see what options are available to get this under better control.

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2019-02-07 Living with Cancer – Day 703

Today was again not a good day, but a better day. For the most part, today was a repeat of the last five days, dealing with stomach cramps, dizziness, sweating and lack of concentration. After breakfast I rested until the outside temperature was about 40F, it was 34F earlier this morning. As to my health issues, for most of the day, I had light stomach cramps and dizziness, sweating after strong activities and, a lack of concentration.

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2019-01-19 Living with Cancer – Day 684

Today was a GOOD day, which is also called a so-so day and has become our routine day. Talking about routine, taking my Zofran (Stomach) and Meclizine (Dizziness) around 3:00 to 4:00 AM as a preventive measure is working very well. However, I still have to deal with the sweating side effect, flushing the radiation toxin when being a bit active.

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2019-01-14 Living with Cancer – Day 679

Today was another so-so day, starting with me sleeping in until 9:00. For most of the day, I had to deal with some earlier discomfort such as Stomach and Dizziness issues. However, thanks to the medication I had taken as a precaution around 6:00 AM the discomfort was kept at a minimum, allowing me to have a light breakfast and later a good lunch. Not being very active I also started to encounter lower back pain in the late afternoon. I tried walking it off with a short walk together with Dean, but no change, I, therefore, rested for the rest of the afternoon and evening.

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2019-01-12 Living with Cancer – Day 677

Today was a so-so day, being the weekend I got up at 8:00 having had some earlier discomfort with some Stomach and Dizziness issues. However, thanks to the medication I had taken as a precaution around 4:00 AM I was able to enjoy a bagel with cream cheese and salmon. For most of the day I was not having any Stomach and Dizziness issues, however as the day progressed my head felt like it was too small thanks to the pressure that was building. Not being very active I also started to encounter lower back pain. Because of these ailments I rested for the whole afternoon and evening.

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