2019-01-08 Living with Cancer – Day 673

Today was a BAD day, it started around 4:00 in the morning, I took Zofran to help with my stomach issues and meclizine for the dizziness. The Medication did its job allowing me to sleep until 8:00 AM. I had some toast for breakfast, however, for the rest of the morning, the dizziness and stomach issues came slowly back.

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2019-01-07 Living with Cancer – Day 672

Today was not a BAD day, it seems that I have settled to slept until 8:00 before going downstairs. However, today I had to deal from the start with sever dizziness which lasted until 10:30, at which time I went downstairs. I took my medication and rested, watched TV. After lunch I spend about 15 minutes to take some PICTURES of a single subject taken from various angle using Aperture Priority Mode. For the next two (2) hours I rested to get ready for my doctors appointment. Returning home we had supper (dinner).

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2019-01-06 Living with Cancer – Day 671

Today was another GOOD day, it seems that I have settled to sleep until 8:00 before going downstairs. However, today I had to deal from the start with stomach issues and lightheadedness, delaying my breakfast. I took my medication but they did to kick in for about two (2) hours. The good news, my health symptoms disappeared as the day progressed.

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2019-01-05 Living with Cancer – Day 670

Today was a GOOD day, I slept until 8:00 before going downstairs for breakfast and getting ready for our shopping trip to Walnut Creek. My health issues were a repeat of yesterday, I had a bit lightheadedness and some stomach pains. Taking my medication before our trip took care of this. We were lucky regarding the rain since we skipped it.

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2019-01-04 Living with Cancer – Day 669

Today was another so-so day, I slept in until 8:00 before going downstairs for breakfast and getting ready for my walk with Dean. My heath issues were almost a repeat of yesterday, I had a bit lightheadedness and some stomach pains. Lucky for me that I had taken my medication before starting my walk. Today was very cold again, so I dressed in layers, which was good. Getting back home I rested and got ready for lunch with my Premenos coworkers.

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2019-01-03 Living with Cancer – Day 668

Today was a GOOD day, I slept in until 8:30 before going downstairs for breakfast. I got ready for my walk with Dean. Besides being a bit lightheaded I also had some stomach issues. I took my medication before starting my walk. Since it was very cold, 40F, I dressed in layers, which was good, since at the end of our walk it was only 45F. I stayed at home, resting and be a bit active. The only health-related issue was my lower back pain that took some time to get lower itself to an acceptable level.

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2019-01-02 Living with Cancer – Day 667

Today was another so-so day, however, it is improving and may soon be a good day. I slept until 7:30 before going downstairs for breakfast I got ready for my all-day treatment session. Besides being a bit lightheaded I also had some stomach issues. I took my medication before Dean dropped me off for my all-day treatment appointment at 9:00 PM.

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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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2018-12-31 Recovery Day 665

Today was yet another so-so day, I again slept until 9:00 and woke up with a sore throat which was less severe as it was yesterday. However, around 3:30 AM I had to get up quickly as I needed to vomit.

Back to getting up this morning; I went downstairs to have a light breakfast. Checking my temperature it showed being somewhat high. Taking some Tylenol brought the temperature down. As to my shoulder and lower back pain, it still was there. With all my ailments I stayed inside resting for the day, getting up every so often.

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2018-12-30 Recovery Day 664

Today was another so-so day, I slept until 9:00 and woke up with a sore throat. I went downstairs to have a light breakfast. Checking my temperature, it was a bit high. So I took some Tylenol to bring the temperature down. As to my shoulder and lower back pain, it still was there. With all my ailments I stayed inside resting for the day, getting up every so often.

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