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Just a quick note to say hi!
You deserve a big bear hug!
You're in my thoughts all the time, but especially today.
Thank you for everything!
Welcome to our community!
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Hope you feel better soon!
Congratulations! Time for a celebration...
Happy Birthday!
1669790 tn?1333662595
03/12
Hey Junebug!! Nice to hear from ya.  Tonight is actually my last Riba, 3 pills and EOT! Yahoo!  Good timing.  Doing fine and hope to get some energy back soon.  Hope you are well.  
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1669790 tn?1333662595
08/11
Hope the insurance company pull through for you.  It will make the whole thing seem less painful it that works out.  Choosing a new bike is both exciting and frustrating.  This should be a good time to find 2011 model if your looking for something new.  Be sure to include Giant in the mix, I'm a little biased, haha.  I have a Giant TCR Advanced and got my wife a Giant Avail Advanced.  As you know, the fit is the most important place to start, so hope you get some good help with that. Good to see you're doing so well.  Hope you find something soon.
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1669790 tn?1333662595
08/11
Hey Junebug, hows life on the other side?  Saw your mood update.  Sounds pretty good.  Hope you found a new bike.  
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1431734 tn?1421011671
08/11
Just a quick note to say hi! and say congratulations that u finished tx and i hope your luck turns for the better and u can stay away from docs and hospitals for many years!
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1148619 tn?1332010984
07/11
Just read your July 24th post of Ruby Stolen.  Soo sorry, I also ride a Ruby Pro and so love my bike that it must have been hard on you.  How are you feeling with tx?  I start in September, I am doing the Lavaman Tri in Hawaii at the end of the month so that is why I am delaying..plus its summer.....sortta here in the Pacific Northwest    Mo
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1750760 tn?1411482476
07/11
Thank you so very much for your support and encouragement to my recent post. It was very encouraging to hear how well you are doing ! Thanks again & take care.
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1669790 tn?1333662595
07/11
Your heart must have sunk when you saw your Ruby gone.  So sorry.  I guess a cable lock from now on unless someone is watching it for you?

I began trt about one month before the new PI's were approved by FDA/insurance.  My GI recommend not to wait for this choice and thought I was a good candidate for SOC/48 weeks since I had a very low VL and was in good shape, active, etc.  In hindsight, after reading this forum and self educating, I'm second guessing to the point of switching doctors, finding someone much more familiar with HCV and the latest treatments, etc.  There's other reasons to consider switching too,   I've sometimes thought that if I unfortunately had to do a second round, the new PI's would then be available since I wouldn't already be resistant?  :)
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1669790 tn?1333662595
07/11
Big smiles for hearing your doing so well, so full of energy.  Big sad face for the stolen Cannondale - bummer.  Nice to hear your doing so well.  :)  Hope to be there with you on the other side soon. @ 14/48 ugggg. lol
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05/11
You deserve a big bear hug! just read your profile, I am so sorry for the pain you have gone through, what a story,, will be thinking of you and praying you svr quickly
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05/11
Thx for the invite June...I hope your recovery from going down treatment alley is going ok and I look forward to  your announcement of SVR  :)
Will
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1669912 tn?1303667788
04/11
Just a quick note to say hi!  I am new on this site.  Just signed up yesterday!  I like this site because everyone seems so open!!!  have a great day!!
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1431734 tn?1421011671
03/11
Just a quick note to say hi!thx for the feedback. just read your profile. i am touched and saddened by your story. life sure is not fair or ez. i know the hurdles are just lessons and opportunities to grow but jeez!
i hope u are able to get rid of the virus and will keep u in my thoughts as i start getting back in shape your inspiring life will push me forward. best to you, babs
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1491755 tn?1333201362
02/11
Glad you got your Procrit !
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446474 tn?1446347682
02/11
Hi!

I'll take this weather over the weather in the rest of the country any day!!!
How are things going with your treatment?
Take care.

Howard (hectorsf)
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Avatar universal
11/10
Hi Junebug,

Yes, this is a good forum, a good support group as you're going through treatment.  I just finished my treatment a few days ago.  I did 48 weeks of SOC + TMC435.  SOC means "standard of care" which means interferon + ribavirin.  TMC435 is an experimental drug, a protease inhibitor which probably won't be available to the general public until about 2015.  They're going to check the viral load in 4 weeks, in 12 weeks and in 24 weeks to see if the virus comes back or not.

Thanks for the information about the Yoga.  I have been on a healthful regimen lately, eating wholesome foods, doing cardiovascular exercise but one thing that was missing was some kind of meditation or yoga.  In a way, getting hep C may have a good thing because now I don't take my health for granted.

Vik
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Avatar universal
10/10
Hi Junebug,

Welcome to the Forum!  You sound like you have a positive attitude.  I think your treatment will go well.

In your post you mentioned that you will do Vinyasa Yoga during treatment.  I plan to begin studying yoga and/or meditation after I finish treatment in 4 weeks.  My goal is to improve relaxation and stretching.  I've never heard of Vinyasa Yoga.  How do you like it?

Vik
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