2019-02-15 Living with Cancer – Day 711

Today was a so-so day. I continue to deal all day with the standard symptoms, sweating, dizziness and stomach aches. The good news, my UTI is under control thanks to the medication. Since my system is fighting the infection, my energy level is at a very low level and to rebuild I need to rest as much as possible and staying away from anything that may infect me with other things.

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2019-02-14 Living with Cancer – Day 710

Today was a better day. For the most part, I continue to deal all day with the standard symptoms, sweating, dizziness and stomach aches. As to my UTI, it seems that the infection is under control thanks to the medication, I still have to check for blood. Since my system is at rock bottom thanks to no real immunity system, my energy level at a very low level to rebuild I need to rest as much as possible.

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2019-02-11 Living with Cancer – Day 707

Today was a bad day. For the most part of today, I had to deal with the same problems I had yesterday, dizziness and stomach issues. Also like yesterday, in addition after walking, I had to deal with the pain of my stiff neck. Resting was the best medicine for getting the various problem areas under 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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2019-02-01 Living with Cancer – Day 697

Today was a very bad day, normally it is the Saturday and Sunday after Wednesday’s Chemo Day. It started off OK with me taking my stomach and dizziness pills in the early morning. However, after getting up at 08:00 I had some light stomach cramps and encountered some Dizziness. After getting downstairs and having a light breakfast, the dizziness and cramps got strong, in addition I started to sweat. All I could do is rest, which did good since by 09:45 things were back to normal, allowing me to go for my walk with Dean.

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2019-01-31 Living with Cancer – Day 696

Today was a good day since it is Day One after Chemo Treatment. Around 04:00 took I my stomach and dizziness pills and at 05:00 I had an early shower, afterward I had some light stomach cramps and encountered some Dizziness. I went back to bed until 07:30 when I got up.

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2019-01-29 Living with Cancer – Day 694

Today was a good day, health-wise my shoulder was a bit tight at the start in the morning. At first, there were no dizziness or stomach cramps. Preparing breakfast I started to sweat and the dizziness and stomach cramps showed up. The sweat and dizziness lasted only to about 10:00. The stomach cramps went only to come back again to start another cycle. In the late afternoon, my back pain showed up. It stayed that way all day.

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2019-01-28 Living with Cancer – Day 693

Today was a good day, health-wise I have the same side effects that don’t want to go away. However, these side effects have good and bad days as well. Today, some did not show up and others were in full force.

Today started with some dizziness, sweatiness and a bit of stomach rumbling. Over time the dizziness and sweatiness disappeared, being replaced with my lower back pain being at a level 4, which is defined as “Can be ignored, but still distracting.

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2019-01-27 Living with Cancer – Day 692

Today was a OK day, with some side effects that don’t want to go away. For starters, after getting up I still encounter some light dizziness and a few stomach cramps, both which don’t last too long. Then there is the issue with the bad taste in my mouth. I have no idea where it comes from, other than that I have to constantly swallow the spit that is associated with the bad taste. On the positive side, my lower back and side pains are almost gone and only show up when I overdo it with too many activities.

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2019-01-25 Living with Cancer – Day 690

Today was a better day, it started off well, my early temperature before getting up around 5:15 AM was normal at 98.6F when I got up and went downstairs around 8:30 AM the temperature was down to 97.8F. After breakfast it was still 97.8F, it stayed around 97.8F to 98.6F for the rest of the day. My lower back and side pains, they did not show up until I got active around 10:30 AM and slowly got lower and by dinner were close to being gone. My stomach issue was present all day at a much lower level than yesterday. As to my shoulder’s tightness, it stayed around all day at various levels.

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