Monthly Archives: July 2017

Week 128 chemo complete: Good morning Trout Lake!

This morning, shortly after sunrise, I arrived at John Hendry (Trout Lake) Park in the East Van neighbourhood. Regardless of how early I’m at a park or how much daylight there is, there are always early risers getting morning exercises. … Continue reading

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Week 127 of chemo: Cancer levels remain stable – Goodbye Dexamethasone!

I look at my chemo treatment as walking along a road, carrying rocks that represent my pomalyst and dexamethasone. However after 127 weeks, my time with dexamethasone has come to an end. It no longer weighs me down. I’m letting … Continue reading

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Week 126 of chemo: Relaxing to sounds of a waterfall

This morning shortly after sunrise I went back to Queen Elizabeth Park and stumbled upon a waterfall. I sat there for a bit, watching and listening to the water rushing down, as birds nearby chirped to one another. So soothing … Continue reading

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Week 125 of chemo: Taking a moment to smell the roses

Saturday morning I headed to the Rose Garden at Queen Elizabeth Park. The roses are beautiful there. I enjoy taking self-portraits in the early morning as I prefer the softer light. As well, the park is pretty quiet, which makes … Continue reading

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Week 124 of chemo: The dawn of a new day

This morning I woke up early and headed to Queen Elizabeth Park. The top of the park where the Bloedel Conservatory is located is the highest point in the city. Standing there with a beautiful view of Vancouver, and the … Continue reading

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