Week 126 of chemo: Relaxing to sounds of a waterfall

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 and peaceful.

A beautiful morning!

To recap: On Sunday, July 9th, I completed Cycle 32 Week 2. I have Multiple Myeloma and anemia, a rare cancer of the immune system. Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells that affects the plasma cells, a type of immune cell that produces antibodies to fight infection. These plasma cells are found in the bone marrow. As a blood cancer, it is incurable, but treatable. Since February 9th 2015, I have been on Pomalyst and dexamethasone chemo treatment (Pom/dex).

Weekly chemo-inspired self-portraits can be viewed in my flickr album.

English Bay - VancouverJune 2014: English Bay – Vancouver

About tyfn

From December 2019 I've been on Darzalex (daratumumab) IV chemo with Velcade (Bortezomib) injection chemo + dexamethasone. Have Multiple Myeloma + anemia, a rare incurable cancer of the immune system. Life goal: To spread awareness about Multiple Myeloma through my self-portraits. UBC MSc Grad.
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