Friday, June 17, 2011

It's Getting Better

Last night, I slept past 12 midnight. This time before I slept, I massaged both my legs so that the restless legs would not disturb my sleep. Somehow the restless legs seems more pronounced when I lie down to sleep and makes me feel uncomfortable so much so I have to massage it. Anyway I slept very well and woke up 8am this morning.

I am breathing a litter harder when I lie down to sleep. As I settle down, the breathing becomes more regular. I am still not able to sleep on my right side. The weight of my body shifts and presses against the mass of the kidney tumor. So it's a little painful. I have been sleeping on my left side so often, now I am also feeling some pain around the left rib area just below the armpit.

I am trying to get a big bath tub but it's so difficult to find one. I am looking for alternatives. Due to some pain around my ribs area, I am thinking of using a bicarbonate dialysate bath. Dissolve 100gm Bicarbonate of Soda in a tepid bath. Soak in the bath for thirty minutes. It's suppose to do wonders in pain management.

Mohd Shafiq Update
Attached is a message received yesterday from Roslini, Shafiq's aunty.

This morning I spoke to Milah, Shafiq's mother. Apparently the dosage of morphine that he is taking has been increased. Even then he still feels the pain. Mornings are quite bad but it gets better as the day progresses. According to his mother he wakes up regularly at night at the exact time when his next morphine fix is due.

He has been requesting for various food items, and he said he wants to eat a lot of it. But when the item is put in front of him he has no appetite to eat it.

Milah doesn't know what else to do, apart from trying to make him as comfortable as possible.

I guess, on our part we can only pray for him. God knows best.


  1. Actually, its not you CT that's got cancer...your whole bloody government has got terminal cancer!

    Sorry for you, mate! Keep you in prayers!