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Treatment week one is almost over!

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I went to work today for the first time in a week. In reality, today was the first time I left my house in a week. Despite a nasty headache most of the day I was able to get some important things FINISHED at the office today (year end financial stuff). That feels good in […]

Update on my treatment

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I did not have a good weekend or Monday. Even today, Tuesday I am very sore and extremely exhausted. It did not help that on Sunday evening we had to call an ambulance to take our handicapped son Michael to the hospital – where he remains still today. He has pneumonia. I go for blood […]

Quick report on the HCV treatment

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All I have to say is – I am exhausted and sore all over. Having to drink at least 128 ounces of liquid each day has me in a certain room in the house WAY too much. Mentally I am doing fine, me body is …. hmmmm  hard to explain how I feel right now.

HCV Treatment Step 2 is Complete

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So far so good, just took my first Pegylated Interferon injection via a Redipen. The shot was pretty simple and it did not bother me at all. What would I do with out my wife? She did the work  😎 .  Praying all goes well and the flu like symptoms stay away! Will report back […]

My HCV Treatment Starts

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I have Hepatitis C, a blood-borne illness caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) which affects my liver. I am not ashamed to admit it. I have had it for over thirty years. After all these years I decided to visit a liver specialist as my energy level (like my friends can believe that) has […]

Today is World Hepatitis Awareness Day

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Today, May 19th, 2008, is the fifth annual World Hepatitis Awareness Day. Statistically, 500 million people are infected with either Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C. That’s one out of 12 people worldwide. We must encourage testing for early diagnosis, for early treatment increases the odds of a successful outcome. For those with HCV here is […]

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