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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“Just remain in the center; watching. And then forget that you are there.” Lao Tzu In early November, wet weather arrived to cleanse the Hood River Valley. Seasonal debris in […]
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 →
steroid noun BIOCHEMISTRY Any large class of organic compounds with a characteristic molecular structure containing four rings of carbon atoms (three six-membered and one five). They include many hormones, alkaloids and vitamins. Say what? The above, I imagine after choosing a life of easy culture and civil service instead of biochemistry, is a fairly crude […]
It’s been two months since I last published a blog and let me tell you this, it has been quite the two months. After having this wretched disease for over five years, I thought little would surprise me. Well, I expected the whole looming death part to have a different trajectory to the routine I […]
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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My Beautiful Life I walked alone this afternoon. October’s velvet light slipped through The shade of a Big Leaf Maple And tattooed my arms with […]
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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