Life After – August 2021

Fighting Cancer
Avoiding Covid
Anything else?

01/08/2021 (Sunday) – Slept OK for most of the night but woke up wide-eyed for a while – suspect it may be because of the triple dose of Hydrocortisone.

Cough persists. PN. FS. Headache. Feeling OK so far. Another month down…time flies when your having fun!

02/08/2021 (Monday) – Slept OK. PN. FS. Headache. Cough. Feeling sort of OK.
Have to love renting…House inspection today.

03/08/2021 (Tuesday) – Slept OK. PN. FS. No Headache today. Cough still hanging around. Feeling OK.


We were out and about for a few hours looking at housing hardware and electrical appliances to enable informed decision making at Harvey Norman for selections tomorrow.

04/08/2021 (Wednesday) – Slept OK. PN. FS. Headache back. Cough still hanging around. Feeling OK.
Selections at Harvey Norman Commercial went well, the consultant was excellent – provided a great overview of the features and benefits of the different appliances and sought further information if she didn’t have the answers to our questions.

05/08/2021 (Thursday) – Slept OK. PN. FS. Headache back. Very tired today. Cough seems to be clearing. Feeling reasonable.
Went to bed wired up for a sleep aponia test last night…felt like a cyborg with wires hanging out everywhere.
Will be interesting to see what the outcome will be.

06/08/2021 (Friday) – Slept OK. PN. FS. Headache. Still feeling tired. Cough.
Selected carpet at McLeay Carpets today also enquired about window treatments.

07/08/2021 (Saturday) – Slept OK. PN. FS. Slight Headache. Feeling OK. Cough.
Meeting with Aldon Cabinet Makers re: cabinetry for house – bench tops, kitchen cupboards, en suite and powder room all done, the consultant made it very easy.

08/08/2021 (Sunday) – Slept OK. PN. FS. Headache. Feeling pretty ordinary. Cough.

Broke down a little bit this morning…just over it!

Walked up to Beach Road through the Parkway and had a rest on a bench in the Park then returned home. Didn’t feel much better for the rest of the day.

09/08/2021 (Monday) – Slept OK. PN. FS. Headache. Feel a bit ordinary. Cough.

Walking toward Beach Road

10/08/2021 (Tuesday) – Slept OK. PN. FS. Headache. Feel OK.
Consult with Dr Emily Cooper (Palliative Medicine Specialist) for a meet and greet…discussed my condition and some of the side effects I have been experiencing as a result of treatment.
Dr Cooper has prescribed Pregabalin-Apotex to reduce neuropathic pain. Hopefully this medicine will control those friggin Ants and Peripheral Neuropathy. 

11/08/2021 (Wednesday) – Slept OK. PN. FS. Mild Headache. Feeling OK. 

12/08/2021 (Thursday) – Slept OK. PN. FS. Mild Headache. Feeling OK.
Visit to Stegbar to have a look at shower screens, etc.

13/08/2021 (Friday) – Slept OK. PN. FS. Headache. Feeling a bit ordinary, somewhat lethargic. 

14/08/2021 (Saturday) – Slept OK. PN. FS. Headache. Feeling lethargic still.
Extra blood tests today for consults with Oncologist and Endocrinologist next week.

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