Tag Archives: multiple myeloma

Cycle 5 Week 18: Staying at Home

With everything going on with COVID-19, I’m staying at home and only going out for essentials (e.g. groceries, to refill prescriptions) or for chemo treatment. I’ve completed my 2 sessions of radiation to eliminate the myeloma lesions in my mouth. … Continue reading

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Cycle 4 Week 14: A chilly morning in the park

Sunday morning was pretty chilly (-2 C) when I was walking around before sunrise in the park. Unfortunately I really feel the cold due to my compromised immune system. My February monthly blood test results are encouraging. My cancer levels … Continue reading

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Cycle 2 Week 9: Cancer is doing weird things to my body

In mid-Dec I was having headaches that wouldn’t go away so I went to my hospital’s Urgent Care for an assessment. A CT Scan didn’t reveal lesions or tumours. While waiting to see an ENT (Ear Nose Throat) Resident, I … Continue reading

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Oct blood test results: Cancer levels spiked, positivity levels remain unchanged

My Oct blood test results show my cancer levels spiked to 29 from 21 in late September. I spent about 5 minutes trying different self-portrait ideas, before I was too fatigued to continue and had to leave to rest at … Continue reading

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Late Sept blood test results: Cancer levels jumped, positivity levels remain unchanged

My late Sept blood test results show my cancer levels jumped to 21 from 16. Based on my current progress, I expect to begin chemo in late 2019 or early 2020. It will be challenging on my body and mind, … Continue reading

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