Chemo treatment is a journey into the unknown. You’ll wake up on morning and something will be different with your body. It may not necessarily be painful or require immediate medical attention, but rather present an inconvenience that you didn’t … Continue reading →
This morning a hummingbird appeared outside my window, hovered, and then disappeared. Wildlife rocks! It reminded me that at anytime something unexpected can happen that will brighten my day. Excited for tomorrow, ready for the unexpected. To recap: On Sunday, … Continue reading →
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In March my Myeloma Specialist/Hematologist provided me with 3 options, should we need to change my chemo. My current treatment is Pomalyst + Ninlaro, which are chemo pills. At the time, my cancer levels (m-protein) had been stable for the … Continue reading →
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My June blood test results show that my cancer levels (m protein) spiked from 20 to 25. It is difficult to get an accurate m protein value with my particular type of multiple myeloma, so my Myeloma Specialist/Hematologist also looks … Continue reading →
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This morning I sat on a rocky formation watching the water rushing back and forth. I love the sounds the waves make and enjoy seeing wildlife flying overhead. Nature makes me happy. To recap: On Sunday, June 3rd, I completed … Continue reading →
One of the side effects of chemo treatment is how it affects my body temperature. I’m always feeling cold and continue to wear a toque when I feel chilly. This morning, I found it too cold (probably 10-11C/50-52F), to take … Continue reading →
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In the front area of my home is a Pacific Dogwood tree. I enjoy admiring this beauty of nature each time I look out the window. The tree blooms in April and May and it is the provincial flower of … Continue reading →
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This morning I travelled to the beach to relax and listen to the sounds of birds and waves. I found a log where I watched people walking their dog or relaxing with a friend nearby. There is something about watching … Continue reading →
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On Saturday evening I decided to venture a forest area near my house. I came across what seems to be a barren area where water had flown through once. I climbed for a bit and listened to the birds calling … Continue reading →
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My April blood test results were not good. My cancer levels (M protein) spiked from 13 to 20. Quite a jump. It seems that Ninlaro (chemo), which I added to Pomalyst (chemo) in January, has not been as effective in … Continue reading →
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