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  • By MamaBernie · Posted 3:46 am
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  • I need to learn as much as possible about this disease. How long can an episode last? Tell me about strange or erratic behaviors you've experienced. What can be d one to minimize Eli as does. Thanks ...

Just Another Day In Paradise Epilogue

  • By Clint07 · Posted yesterday at 7:17 pm
  • 4 replies
  • First let me to start out by explaining that I am not suicidal nor am I giving up on life and throwing in the towel. Matter of fact it is far from it. This will be my last post. For those who may recall ...

Happy Resurrection Day!

  • By Faithfullyfitdp · Posted yesterday at 7:41 am
  • 6 replies
  • Happy Resurrection Day to all my friends on iInspire. He is risen! May you find HOPE in the message of the gospel of our living LORD, And Savior, Jesus Christ. In their fright the women bowed down with ...

Luvin-Livin life with my second chance!

  • By dar0163 · Posted yesterday at 12:55 am
  • 1 reply
  • Today marks 12 weeks since I received my liver transplant. I joined this site in 2008, never was very active but I'm so excited that I just hope that I can help others, by telling my story and answering ...

Self Pity

  • By ama55 · Posted April 19, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • Just looking to vent for a moment, hope nobody minds....husband with Nash & cirrhosis. Too tired most days to do much, we went grocery shopping yesterday-it's usually too much for him to walk out to the ...

need information please

  • By BusdriverSam · Posted April 19, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • So dad got his tube put in. We are up to the 5 cans a day. And more than enough water a day. But when you only eat by tube. How often is a bm? Sound gross but it has been awhile and the tube is the only ...

My brother, Rick.....

  • By BarbaraGaudet · Posted April 17, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • My name is Barbara.....this is difficult for me as this is the first time I have reached out to anyone via the computer...I am cry ing as I feel helpless and I can't help my brother because he won't let ...


  • By fretwobeme · Posted April 17, 2014
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  • I got Hep c in 2002, along with mono & HepB. I almost died, but because of my addictions I continued my drinking& drug use, for a while. I was admitted back into the hospital shortly after I "escaped ...

How can it be???

  • By JohnChilds10 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • I got he pc 45 years ago. No problems. Fun, children, married - pop festavels and on & & on. after 45 year. ; WHAMMO. 6 mo ago. Plenty of problems. 45 years. How can it be ...

10 things I like about HepC

  • By mtwiser · Posted April 12, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • HepC and cirrhosis. Week 4 of tx with Sov/Riba. I am working on positive thinking. I made myself think of 10 good things that have come out of this ugly illness. It was actually easier than I thought ...

1st Major mini road trip & Exhaustion

  • By suziq1111 · Posted April 11, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Last week my daughter and I went on our first road trip to see a girlfriend that I haven't seen in over 15 years. We went to South Lake Tahoe. The day after I got there, I found myself so run down and ...


  • By LittleTimeHere · Posted April 11, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Well it has been a long night. Night's always seem the hardest to get through. I was so scared and depressed last night. I don't know if I would have made it if not for my baby dogs. They seam to know ...

I got a Liver

  • By kwims · Posted April 11, 2014
  • 28 replies
  • I'm so ecstatic I want to yell it from the rooftops. I got a Liver transplant on April 1,2014. I'm doing well other than the painand swelling. I mean I did just have major surgery. BUT I'll take it O ...

New HE Webinar on 4/23!

  • By ALF_David · Posted April 10, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Hi everyone, I just want to invite all of you to attend our 2nd Hepatic Encephalopathy Webinar on Wednesday, April 23rd. "Diagnosing and Treating HE: A Patient's Perspective" will feature Dr. Kimberly ...

First meeting with my Social worker

  • By lshannon · Posted April 9, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Thank you to all of you who replied. It means a lot to me. I have Hep C either from being accidently poked with a needle while working as an RN in the 1980s, or from the blood transfusions they gave me ...

going to get better

  • By BusdriverSam · Posted April 8, 2014
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  • So the picture on my post is of my mom, daughter and my daddy. This is two years ago. Before the cancer. I hope come next year in 2015 both my parent will be at my younger child graduation. If thing keep ...

Checking In

  • By holly_wood · Posted April 5, 2014
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  • I am online for a few hours today. Don't have internet at my new place, keep thinking I will go find a Starbucks with WIFI. lol, that takes Starbucks $$ AND the ability to see through the cataracts to ...

Hopelessly Lost

  • By LUPE0063 · Posted April 3, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Although I've been a member for quite some time I have read many posts and but never responded even when I knew the answers to many a question. I myself was not the one with liver disease, my husband ...

Saw Gastro/Hep doctor today

  • By scootergirl44301 · Posted April 2, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Well I saw me gastro/hep doctor at Cleveland Clinic today. When asked about the staging of my liver disease he admitted that I am currently in a state of mild decompensation and have moved my appointments ...

Retaining Water in my Legs

  • By pcbravo · Posted April 2, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • I have been retaining a lot more water in my legs and feet - more than usual, it starts on the inner thighs and goes down to my toes. I have been taking Furosemide 40MG and Spironolact 100mg daily then ...

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