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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!
Avatar universal
02/09
Hey Kel, haven't 'talked' to you in some time.  I just looked at that foto you have on your 'piece' of this [thank God we have it] site, and to me it says...you live in a quiet but BEAUTIFUL world, and there is a well-defined 'path' in the center.  Hang in. HUGS
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648439 tn?1225058862
01/09
Hi Kell,

I have had a few rough weeks - from Weeks 10 - 14 perhaps but am starting to come right now slowly with anti- depressants and a few other helpers. By right I mean managing the symptoms a bit better, I guess - breathlessness, fatigue, depression, anxiety, itchy, sleep problems, muscle and joint aches and pains, indigestion, dizziness - about the whole gamut of symptoms I guess, nothing too debilitating except the depression and anxiety.

Treatment is hard but once committed there is no choice because otherwise the misery is wasted.

Great beginning with the big viral load drop - congratulations - good news keeps it going!

Take care,
Janice
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12/08
Hey Kell...wanted to see how you're doing.  I'm with you on the 'losing' [weight] thing, IF I start treating in January I suppose I'll find out about the Pegysus [interferon] type of losing...BUT, I recently had a horrible thing happen...I can't taste bacon!  I hate that, but stay 'up' chica!...God is 'on duty'...take care
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321487 tn?1226410268
11/08
Just a quick note to say hi!   kell hope you day is going well, happy thanksgiving..
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321487 tn?1226410268
11/08
Just a quick note to say hi!   i appreciate your comments..
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537639 tn?1232053569
11/08
congrats on getting the 1st 1 done. if u have any nausia drink some peppermint tea. it helps. keep me posted & ill keep u posted. hugs & love
erin
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537639 tn?1232053569
11/08
hi. im doing ok. the first few days i did nothing but sleep. thats what my body wanted. today i only feel a little nausia. other than that im doing fare. thanks for the note. let me know when u start urs. we r all in this together. im here for ya. hugs. love erin
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11/08
You're in my thoughts all the time, but especially today.      I'M AGE 62 AND LOST REGARDING INFO ON HEP. C.  HOPE YO U ARE FEELING YOUR BEST TODAY.  I MAY TAKE TX SOON, BUT NOT SURE I CAN HOLD UP. I WORK 5 DAYS A WEEK IN THE HEALTH CARE FIELD AND MY DAYS OR OVER FILLED W/PATIET CARE.  TELL ME MORE REGARDING YOUR TX. LOTS OF LOVE TO YOU.
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537639 tn?1232053569
11/08
hey there. i posted a post in hep c area. it tells everyone how things went yesterday.hope u r doing well. its wasnt too bad. get plenty of rest. it helps!!!!!!!!!! love u my thoughts and prayers r with u.
irish
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223152 tn?1346978371
11/08
Kell, it takes a lot of guts to start.  Congratulations on making that first step.  I did start with a VL about the same as yours but your scarring (the amount of fibrosis, shown as a grade) is a little worse than mine.  It is probablay a good thing you are starting, especially since you do have symptoms (tiredness).  I hope you are feeling okay. Hope you can sleep tonight.
frijole
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Avatar universal
11/08
You are not alone in this...I encourage you to become an active member here:)
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495402 tn?1220617403
11/08
You're going to do just fine, I felt the same way, it's fear of the unknown, not knowing what to expect. Relax, it's really not that bad.  If you've had the flu before, that will be the worst of the symptoms, just think that it's the flu or your body's way of letting you know your immune system is working.  The first shot was the worst for me, I felt like I had a slight flu for a couple of hours, take extra strength Tylenol and drink lots of water.  I'll keep you in my thoughts and prayers and please let me know how you did tomorrow.

Good luck, wishing you minimal sides today!
Linda
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11/08
Welcome to our community!
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537639 tn?1232053569
11/08
thanks for the note. i do know about meditation. thanks for the idea. i was trying to at work last night & other things but nothing was working. i'm jsut freaking out over it today. i did this when i found out that i had hep c. i have a great support system in place. keep me posted aobut how u r doing. much love. irish.
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