Monthly Archives: June 2018

Week 175 of chemo complete: Cancer levels have spiked

My June blood test results show that my cancer levels (m protein) spiked from 20 to 25. It is difficult to get an accurate m protein value with my particular type of multiple myeloma, so my Myeloma Specialist/Hematologist also looks … Continue reading

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Week 174 of chemo complete: Nature makes me happy

This morning I sat on a rocky formation watching the water rushing back and forth. I love the sounds the waves make and enjoy seeing wildlife flying overhead. Nature makes me happy. To recap: On Sunday, June 3rd, I completed … Continue reading

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Week 173 of chemo complete: A quiet moment of solitude

One of the side effects of chemo treatment is how it affects my body temperature. I’m always feeling cold and continue to wear a toque when I feel chilly. This morning, I found it too cold (probably 10-11C/50-52F), to take … Continue reading

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Week 172 of chemo complete: Admiring the beauty of nature

In the front area of my home is a Pacific Dogwood tree. I enjoy admiring this beauty of nature each time I look out the window. The tree blooms in April and May and it is the provincial flower of … Continue reading

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