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 →
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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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…
This morning, shortly after sunrise I walked to a playground close to my house. Playgrounds are a perfect place to have fun, especially when you get there early before anyone shows up. All of us have daily challenges that can … Continue reading →
Saturday morning it was cold and raining, so I stayed close to home and travelled to Queen Elizabeth Park. It was beautiful to see all the cherry blossoms everywhere. I was worried about getting my camera wet, so I placed … Continue reading →
I arrived on Sunset Beach just after sunrise and watched from the shore as ducks swam by. It began to lightly rain so I covered my camera with my touque and took self-portraits on the beach, before it became too … Continue reading →
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I’m realizing that it can be difficult to understand why my cancer levels keep moving up and down like a yo-yo and why I continue to remain on chemo treatment that doesn’t seem to be successful. Since what defines success … Continue reading →
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