Sunday, November 23, 2014

No change

Marshall is still in bed -- he's pretty much been in bed since last Tuesday. Still in pain, even with the morphine and Dilaudid. The radiation oncologist had said that it could take as long as 6 weeks to see if the radiation did its job, but that it could be as little as 2 weeks. Today is Day 10.

At least the pain isn't at a 10 like it was for so long. He says it is about a 5 or 6 and that it moves back and forth across his back. Weird.

And he got on the scale today. He's lost over 17 pounds in the past few weeks because he just can't keep food down. But today he was able to eat a little bit.

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  1. Marilyn, toward the end when Dave was in so much pain, the oncologist and the radiation oncologist decided to give him a Strontium 89 shot. It works almost immediately and Dave was almost pain free and better able to utilize the pain meds,(opiods) for the pain that remained. Please check that out with you doctors. (((((HUGS)))))
    Sharon (kalchic)

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