Monday, February 23rd 2009Today I set my calories at 2500 per day with a goal of at least 180 g of protein and a boat-load of carbs. I'll probably fine-tune this tonight after I meet with Mike, but I needed a plan. I know I need a bunch of calories for rebuilding and recovery, but I don't even have a clue how to manage this. My weight bounces 4-5 pounds up and down -- making it hard to tell if I'm gaining or losing or what.
Sunday, February 22nd 2009What boring blog titles. I'm going to have to work on this.
Saturday, February 21st 2009Today was better than yesterday and tomorrow will be better than today.
Friday, February 20th 2009Yesterday was kinda tough, today was OK. The CT scan was apparently OK, but I didn't see it for myself and I only got the quick feedback from the urologist; no radiologist report yet. Today I saw my internist (what a great guy!)--my crit was up to 31 and my hemoglobin was 11.5! This is great news because it means my body is doing just what it's supposed to do--produce red blood cells at warp speed. My job will be to eat enough calories and protein to fuel this high-powered manufacturing proc...
Wednesday, February 18th 2009Tomorrow I'm going to start logging what I eat. If I'm going to eat milk shakes and ice cream to get in enough calories and to manage protein, I'm going to have to track this stuff. It could get out of hand pretty darned easy. I'll practice by trying to list my calories for today.