“There is no goal, but only the path.” Taoist saying Recently, my wife and I traveled with friends to Glacier National Park. Our journey through the Northwest included a stop […]
I had my appointment with my Hematologist the week after my October monthly blood test. He stated that my blood test results were very positive. He was extremely happy as my cancer results were stable showing that my Pomalyst chemo … Continue reading →
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One of the side effects of my chemo treatment is that my cognitive abilities, such as remembering and memory are diminished. Remembering how to complete a simple task such as boiling eggs can be quite challenging (e.g. Cold or hot … Continue reading →
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This photo represents the unknowns in my life as a multiple myeloma patient. One of my biggest concerns I have is that something serious will happen to me resulting in an extended stay in the hospital. During a previous chemo … Continue reading →
We were late before we started. The pecking of my wife’s hiking poles on gravel tick-tocked away the time in Silver Falls State Park. We’d chosen to rent a cabin […]
This photograph represents how I like to explain my Pomalyst chemo treatment using the analogy of wearing eyeglasses. I do not wear glasses myself. When someone is having vision problems, an eye doctor will test their vision and give them … Continue reading →
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On Sunday I completed Cycle 6 Week 4. I saw my Hematologist last week and they were very happy with my progress. From the beginning of my chemo in February, my cancer levels (marker is the igG) dropped from 36.1 … Continue reading →
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Last Sunday I completed Cycle 6 Week 3. A week ago Monday, I had my monthly blood test and I’m happy to report that my cancer levels dropped again. As I’ve stated before, in BC, I can use an online … Continue reading →
I am constantly checking my weight. One of the side effects of the dexamethasone (oral steroid) I weekly take with my daily chemo, is that it adds weight to my body and face. Since beginning treatment in February, my weight … Continue reading →
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