Our air quality is much better today. But Sacramento and even San Francisco are in hazardous air quality. Also, so many people still missing and I’m afraid they probably lost their lives in the fire. Very Sad. We are updating our emergency plans and have a bin with instructions ready to go. Honestly, you just […]
I’m so happy that my Port operation was a success. To recap: Monday morning I went to Radiology at VGH for my Port (IVAD – Implanted Venous Access Device) operation. It was needed as my veins are damaged due to … Continue reading →
On Oct 14th, my Pomalyst chemo treatment came to end after 48 cycles (Cycle 48) or 192 weeks. It feels odd that it is over. It is unfortunate that Pomalyst didn’t remain effective against my multiple myeloma, even when Ninlaro … Continue reading →
What a strange couple of days it has been. I have taken most of it in stride but that doesn’t mean I’m not pissed off about it. So first, on Tuesday I head down for my appointment with the Legal Help at the Santucci Justice system. I’m optimistic I’ll get the answers I need. So […]
I finally got my lab results. Kappa light chains went up a point to 14.3, Lambda went up a point to 12.3, the ratio (important) went down to 1.16. So I am still in a great remission and I couldn’t be happier. Another month to add to remission. YAAAAAY!!! I also had my mammogram and it […]
Looks like it is time for new treatment options. My monthly blood test results for September show that my cancer levels (m protein) have increased again. With my Ninlaro and Pomalyst chemo, I was given dexamethasone for 4 weeks at … Continue reading →
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Friday I was feeling pretty fatigued, either related to my multiple myeloma + anemia or side effects from dexamethasone. Whenever fatigue hits me, it makes it much harder to think. I find it best if I stop whatever I’m doing, … Continue reading →
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I returned to the BC Cancer Agency to take my self-portrait on the outside patio. I wasn’t completely satisfied with last week’s photo there as I didn’t have time to try out a particular concept I was thinking about. So … Continue reading →
My monthly blood test results show that my cancer levels (m protein) jumped to between 37 and 38 from between 31 and 32 in July. In June they jumped to 25, up from 20 in May. This is unexpected. The … Continue reading →
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I like to be prepared in case of rain when I leave the house. I will check the weather report and if there is a possibility of rain, I’ll throw my umbrella in my backpack. As I walk and transit … Continue reading →
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