I love the colour of the leaves right now. Wednesday morning it was cloudy and windy and I sensed that rain showers were approaching. I headed to Queen Elizabeth Park to take some self-portraits quickly, before it began to rain … Continue reading →
My late Oct test results are 9 for my cancer levels. This is a big spike from early Oct, which was between 5 to 6. This means two things. First, dexamethasone (a steroid) was very effective in keeping my cancer … Continue reading →
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Wednesday morning I travelled to Douglas Park in the South Cambie neighbourhood of Vancouver. There were beautiful trees surrounding the large open field and I observed people walking their dog, pushing baby strollers, or jogging. Leaves were falling off the … Continue reading →
Wednesday morning I sat in a small field surrounded by tall grass. I took a moment to relax and enjoy the quiet. Nature is always good for my health. To recap: On Sunday, October 22nd, I completed Cycle 36 Week … Continue reading →
Hearing the crunching of dry leaves under my feet, while walking through the forest, is something I love. It just sounds so cool and is an added bonus during this colourful time of year. Adventuring is exhilarating. To recap: On … Continue reading →
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Apologies for not sharing blood test results for a while. I needed clarification from my Myeloma Specialist after viewing my Aug, Sept, and Oct results. Unfortunately, I have spiked cancer levels (m protein value). My Oct results show my cancer … Continue reading →
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Early Saturday morning I travelled to Stanley Park, shortly before sunrise. It was the beginning of a beautiful day and I felt I had the park to myself as I wandered around. I stumbled upon this clearing in a forest, … Continue reading →
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I’m finally getting over a cold that has been with me for the last week. I didn’t have the energy for extensive travel this morning and didn’t want to subject my fellow passengers to my coughing. So instead I went … Continue reading →
Saturday morning I went back to Crippen Regional Park on Bowen Island. I love travelling on the ferry to Snug Cove, just watching the waves in the water while looking out for marine life. When I was taking my self-portraits, … Continue reading →
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Since April of 2016 my treatment regimen has been Pomalyst (pomalidomide) and Darzalex (daratumumab), with dexamethasone in the early months. That combination brought my IgG and M-Spike down to the lowest levels seen since diagnosis 14 y…