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 →
It was June 15, 2005, that I got the ‘official’ diagnosis over the phone. We knew, really before that, but it had to be official. The bone biopsy was done by a neurologist surgeon since it was on the spine. It was a pretty horrid experience. I didn’t feel anything but was conscious and I could feel […]
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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We got back from our mini camping trip and the weather turned hot. We’re working on getting a new window and window cooler for the Studio(where our son sleeps and does school work),as it gets hotter than hell in there. The window just came into Home Depot so I’ll go pick it up this morning. […]
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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My May blood test results remained mostly the same as April. My M protein (specific measure of cancer levels) remained the same at 20. It is difficult to get an accurate M protein value with my particular type of multiple … Continue reading →
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