Monthly Archives: May 2018

Week 171 of chemo complete: Cancer levels mostly the same

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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Week 170 of chemo complete: Forests are happy places

Saturday evening as the sun was setting, I headed to a nearby forest. I always meet nice people that chat or say hello. Yesterday a jogger enthusiastically provided advice on cool places to explore and photograph. I love spending time … Continue reading

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Week 169 of chemo complete: A beautiful start to the day

This morning I travelled to the beach to relax and listen to the sounds of birds and waves. I found a log where I watched people walking their dog or relaxing with a friend nearby. There is something about watching … Continue reading

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Week 168 of chemo complete: Exploring makes me happy

On Saturday evening I decided to venture a forest area near my house. I came across what seems to be a barren area where water had flown through once. I climbed for a bit and listened to the birds calling … Continue reading

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Week 167 of chemo complete: Cancer levels spiked, but remaining calm

My April blood test results were not good. My cancer levels (M protein) spiked from 13 to 20. Quite a jump. It seems that Ninlaro (chemo), which I added to Pomalyst (chemo) in January, has not been as effective in … Continue reading

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