2018-12-15 Recovery Day 649

Today was another good day with no Health-related issue, even my stomach cooperating again. My shoulder pain/discomfort was not noticeable for most of the day. All around it was a good day, maybe because I again restricted my activities to the bare minimum to ensure not to overdo it, which normally ends up with my system crashing.

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2018-12-14 Recovery Day 648

Today was another good day. Health-wise there was no issue, my stomach is cooperating again. My shoulder pain/discomfort was not noticeable. BTW, it is more of a discomfort than pain. It is hard to describe what I mean with discomfort, all I know, it is not pain. No need to stick to white rice with applesauce for breakfast and lunch. I was less active today to ensure not to overdue it, which normally ends up with my system crashing.

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2018-12-11 Recovery Day 645

Today was another so-so day. Health-wise the day was almost a repeat of yesterday, my stomach just would not cooperate. Like yesterday, I went to the cancer center to get again some hydration. After the hydration, I stay there for most of the day to make sure my stomach problems stayed under control. Dianne and I went home around 4:00.

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2018-12-07 Recovery Day 641

Today was another so-so day. Health-wise the day started a bit late as I fell asleep around 7:30 the time I had planned to get up. Instead, I got up an hour later with a temperature of 98.4F, some dizziness and stomach fluffiness. Both symptoms stayed around for most the day. My temperature changed very little, low around 97.5F and a high of 98.6F, during the day. As to my pain/discomfort locations, nothing different, shoulder blades and lower back. The level was very low when resting, but when I started to move it caused a big discomfort.

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2018-12-06 Recovery Day 640

Today was a so-so day. Health-wise the day started with a temperature 97.6F, and changed very little, high of 98.6F, during the day. The fact that my temperature is normal and stable all day is a sign that my fever is over. As to my pain locations, the morning started with only my shoulder experiences some low-level pain. As the day progresses my lower back also start to pain. Resting did help lower the pain levels. Overall my pain levels have gotten better.

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2018-12-05 Recovery Day 639

Today was a better day. Health-wise the day started with a temperature 98.2F, and changed very little, high of 98.6F, during the day. It was a great improvement over the last 5 days. Since today was All-Day Chemo Treatment day, there is not much to report about my health status. Treatment is done resting in a laying position for 7 hours, getting up every so often. One of the side effects is that the pain in all my locations is almost gone until I get up. Being back home the pain was back, however at a lower level.

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2018-12-04 Recovery Day 638

Another bad day. Health-wise the day started with a high temperature, 99.8F, that never variated by more than 2F. I stayed in bed until 9:00, at with time I went downstairs and had a multi-grain bagel for breakfast. I rested for the whole day, having around lunch some stomach pain that lasted for about 2 hours. I also encountered some wet-sweat at the start of the high temperature around 6:00 AM.

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2018-12-03 Recovery Day 637

Today was another, not a good day. Health-wise the day started with some light stomach pains. I stayed in bed until 8:00, at with time I went downstairs and had a light breakfast and got ready for my walk with Dean around 9:00. However, as it turned out I started to have a high temperature which kept me inside for the day. My temperature when up and down all day. Further, after my radiation session, I started to have bad pain in my shoulder plates keeping me down for the evening.

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2018-12-02 Recovery Day 636

Today was another so-so day. Health-wise the day started with some light stomach pains. I decided to weather it out and stayed in bed until 8:30, at with time I went downstairs and had a light breakfast prepared by Dianne. For the rest of the day, my pain levels were up and down in a number of locations. In addition, I dozed off numerous times, a sign that my body is healing.

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2018-12-01 Recovery Day 635

Today was a so-so day. Health-wise it started with me not feeling too well and therefore I stayed in bed until about 11:00. I had a small fever but decided to go out for a while. Getting back home I rested for most of the afternoon and evening, getting my fever got under control. As to my pain locations, my shoulder plate pain was around all day. However, my lower back, hip and rib pains where either at a very low level or not present today.

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