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Posts Tagged ‘Hepatitis C

The Year of the Dragon

January 29, 2012

“Today I noticed a little spring in my step. I’m getting my power walk back! I pray I never forget how good it feels not to feel bad.”


Tears for Prometheus

November 9, 2011

My treatment has been the ultimate exercise in delayed gratification. I religiously take drugs that make me feel like crap because I am told that they will eradicate a previously asymptomatic malady that could one day wreak havoc on my liver.

. . . and I Choose Scylla

June 24, 2011

the FDA approved Boceprevir the very next day, May 13, 2011 – Friday the 13th. Internet articles began appearing at about 5 pm. The news went relatively unnoticed by the general public; there was neither fanfare nor dancing in the streets.

We Would-Be Doctors

April 24, 2011

The Hep C community is a well informed lot. We are up on all the latest research, treatments and chat-room rumors. We blur the line between physician and patient, as the disease makes doctors of us all.

The Blood Letter

February 20, 2011

After receiving this distressing news, a Google search revealed that it might or might not be chronic, that it may or may not be treatable, that it can turn me yellow, lead to cancer and, yes, kill me. There was a slight chance I may have transmitted this to my wife . . . assuming that I had not gotten it from her.