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Some private thoughts - Trust

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted December 15, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • Trust Trust in God BELIEF in a power greater than me is not TRUST. I have always believed in God, whom I choose to call my higher power, but trust? I didn’t get HCV and Cirrhosis from being good to myself ...

Missing my friends!

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted December 15, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • I have had such an incredibly busy life lately. A couple of times recently I have been reminded of how life can change in an instant and that every moment should cherished. I feel as though I am taking ...

Caregiver love

liverbaby
  • By liverbaby · Posted December 14, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • I am new here so I posted this instead of puting it in my journal. I just wanted to say thank you to all the caregivers out there. And to remind us all (patients) to thank them more often, and in big ...

Frustrated and Anxious

Maddygirl
  • By Maddygirl · Posted December 14, 2013
  • 12 replies
  • My husband is showing symptoms of HE again. He had been doing so well the last few months that I was starting to relax a bit. You think when you're doing everything the doctor tells you that you will ...

14 December 2013 My Hair Journal

lisakane1967
  • By lisakane1967 · Posted December 14, 2013
  • 14 replies
  • I have recently started to blog about my hair, or lack of it. I will be contacting companies that claim they have the "perfect" product that will help to grow my hair back. I have contacted several in ...

Just an update

scootergirl44301
  • By scootergirl44301 · Posted December 13, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • Well I completed the iron infusions with the Medina Cleveland Clinic on November 27 and would have been fine. On November 29th I landed in the ER again with another HE session. When I got to the hospital ...

LIver cancer and cirrohis

samantha0125
  • By samantha0125 · Posted December 12, 2013
  • 15 replies
  • Hi everyone am new to this. My mum is 69 years old the doctors say mum is in liver failure. she has had 10 litres of fliud removed and takes 20mls of lactulose 3 times a day. Sleeps all times eats very ...

Today is the 5th day of my new life after Liver Transplant.

pramona
  • By pramona · Posted December 12, 2013
  • 19 replies
  • I received my new liver on Saturday, December 7, 2013. I like you all have had to go the long road and was thinking it was all worth nothing as I was getting sicker and sicker. I thought I would be dead ...

Family........ A huge issue in my life.

Mel413
  • By Mel413 · Posted December 11, 2013
  • 11 replies
  • Ever since I found out I has stage 4 for cirrhosis stage 3 fibrosis, and I told my family about it, well I never expected the reactions. At first, well, it depended, where they were coming from, it was ...

Please get the damn ascites drained!!!!!

lizardqueen
  • By lizardqueen · Posted December 11, 2013
  • 11 replies
  • Hi folks, I'm a little frustrated. My spouse has suffered from terrible ascites for months, and he won't go get it drained. I think he feels that it's one less thing that he has control over. The ascites ...

Life is completely different now.

nannygirl
  • By nannygirl · Posted December 10, 2013
  • 16 replies
  • I am writing in this journal for the first time today. My husband Rick is the one who is afflicted by this horrible disease. He found out about 3 years ago he has end stage liver disease, hep c and cirohsis ...

New Hep C treatment approved by FDA

ALF_David
  • By ALF_David · Posted December 9, 2013
  • 23 replies
  • Good morning everyone! In case you missed it over the weekend, the FDA finally approved the new Hepatitis C treatment drug, Sovaldi, which is made by Gilead Sciences. While quite expensive and not for ...

I want to know...

Mel413
  • By Mel413 · Posted December 8, 2013
  • 18 replies
  • Since I was Dx, I have been dancing from here to there. my symptoms are getting worst, I can't do anything anymore. I want them to tell me, you have X # of months, years, days and not feel like dead everyday ...

Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Att

Reruho
  • By Reruho · Posted December 7, 2013
  • 16 replies
  • Finally they have published the Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack. (http://cvdrisk.nhlbi.nih.gov/calculator .asp) This assessment tool covers the 4th group ...

Mad Hippie Skin Care

lisakane1967
  • By lisakane1967 · Posted December 7, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • http://checkinguout.wordpress.com/2013/1 2/07/mad-hippie-advanced-skin-care-2/ I enjoy writing about products, people, and places. I have had a hard time finding skin care products that don't burn my ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · Posted December 6, 2013
  • 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

no complaints just wanna say hi

Jenna422
  • By Jenna422 · Posted December 6, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • happy holidays to all I just received my new meld its 30 I'm thrilled and sad at the same time but working through it. I hope all of you are well. I've had a really bad few monthS the HE has been wrecking ...

Comfort measures

staciej
  • By staciej · Posted December 6, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • Took my mother -in-law back to the hospital yesterday. Drains stopped working, stopped chemotherapy, causing more problems than worth, pain has been horrible. She is now on comfort measures only. It amazes ...

What time is it????

Joe_in_RC
  • By Joe_in_RC · Posted December 5, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • Just a reminder for everyone in Sacramento. The weekly HCV support group meeting is tomorrow at 2020 J st on the second floor at 12:00. Patients, family and caregivers are welcome. For more info or if ...

A Happy Thanksgiving

SAThomason
  • By SAThomason · Posted December 3, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • Since Sept the doctors visits have been slowing down and the reports have been encouraging for my husband. He has been able to go back to work. I feel I have a future with my husband again. I pray we ...

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