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2018-06-21 Recovery Day 472

Today was a very good day. Sleeping was not an issue, except that around 1 o’clock I was woken up by some loud screaming from the house next door. It took some time to get back in to my rhythm to sleep. I started my day at 7:00 with a light breakfast to overcome dizziness. Since the goal was to leave at 8:30 instead of 9:00 to beat the heat, it was important to figure out was I health wise ready.

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2018-06-20 Recovery Day 471

oday was not a good day. Sleeping was not an issue. However getting up I was hit with dizziness and nausea. I tried to rest to get both symptoms down, but no luck. Therefore I took Zofran and Meclizine, which helped. After taking my morning medication there was enough time before going for my treatment to take some pictures of Margaret’s (Dean’s wife) backyard.

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2018-06-19 Recovery Day 470

Today was another good day. I continue to be able to sleep well. Getting up there were no signs of dizziness, nausea or excess pain in my shoulder and hips. Since the forecast for today called for high heat, our plan is to leave earlier, shortly after breakfast. We left for the DOW wetland shortly after 8:00.

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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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2018-06-17 Recovery Day 467

Today was another so-so day. It started with not being able to sleep past midnight. I was up every hour until I got up at 7:00. The good news no signs of dizziness or nausea, the bad news the pain level in my shoulder was at higher level then normally and both of my hips were hurting. I started to have breakfast and watched the World Cup game Germany against Mexico, which Mexico won. Since my pain level did not lower itself I decided to take a Dilaudid hoping that it will bring my pain down.

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2018-06-15 Recovery Day 466

Today was a good day. The day started without any signs of dizziness or nausea, and the pain level in my shoulder was at normal level. After breakfast and taking my medication I started watching the end of the World Cups game, Egypt vs Uruguay. After that I did my morning walk with Dean. The walk did not result in any increased in my shoulder or back pain. The rest of the day the pain levels stayed were they were at the start of the day.

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2018-06-12 Recovery Day 463

For starters today was a good day. Getting up there were no signs of dizziness or nausea. The pain level in my shoulder was lower then the las few days. After breakfast and taking my medication I rested a bit before starting my morning walk with Dean through our neighborhood. As to my pain for the rest of the day.

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2018-06-11 Recovery Day 462 (Part 2)

I stopped yesterday’s posting after having returned from our walk through the DOW’s Wetland Preserve. Since I could not remember what happed afterwards I stop the posting there.

I talked about the event with Dean during our walk today. According to him, the problem started at the end of our walk.

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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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2018-06-10 Recovery Day 461

For starters today was not a good day. Getting up there were no signs of dizziness or nausea. However, there was pain everywhere, upper and lower back, hip, knee and foot joints. In the past walking would help lowering the pain, not today. Trying to rest did not help. In addition to the pain, I would have stomach pains every once in awhile.

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