Monthly Archives: January 2018

Week 154 of chemo complete: The view from Granville Island

Friday afternoon, as the sun popped in and out of the clouds, I travelled to Granville Island, an area across from downtown, where locals and tourists go for food, shopping, and cultural activities. I searched for a quiet spot, away … Continue reading

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Week 153 of chemo complete: Reflecting on change

Monday January 8th I began my 39th 4-week cycle and 153rd week of Pomalyst chemo. That day, I also started a new chemo called Ninlaro. In July I stopped taking dexamethasone, a steroid, due to eye damage. Pomalyst + dexamethasone … Continue reading

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Week 152 of chemo complete: Quiet reflection by the water

Saturday morning as a light rain fell, I travelled to Vanier Park in Kits. It provides a beautiful view of English Bay, and on a clear day you can see the mountains. I sat in quiet reflection and watched rowers … Continue reading

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Week 151 of chemo complete: Adding a new chemo due to increased cancer levels

After consultation with my Myeloma Specialist/Hematologist, I’ve made the choice to add a new chemo to my Pomalyst chemo treatment. My December blood test results show that my cancer levels have increased from 8 in November to between 10 and … Continue reading

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