Smart + Strong.
All Rights Reserved.
Smart + Strong®
is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.
Author. Activist. Atheist. Alcoholic. Addict. AIDS/HIV-Survivor (1983 on).
My recent interview with the editors of Hep.
I found Sicko an incredibly moving film. I urge everyone to see it!
Being a math geek, I had brushed up on the math formulas I’d need to understand the relative meaning of the test results.
On Tuesday I’ll start Pegasys/Ribavirin Week 12 and once the bad days pass, then I go in for a full physical
Now that I’m working to prevent the weekly hives, it seems that it’s taking me day longer to bounce back.
In my world of Pegasys treatments is measured by the weekly injections, not monthly full moons.
It’s now Friday and I had my first Pegasys shot and first round of ribavirin capsules on Tuesday evening.
A styrofoam cooler arrived by overnight messenger from the specialty pharmacy with pre-filled syringes, bottles and ther goodies.
Thursday November 9 was my one-month anniversary knowing that I’ve got hepatitis C.
I’ve always enjoyed any excuse for a good party. My parents were the same way.
My alarm is set to 5:45 AM - a good hour and a half before sunrise. Today I have my liver biopsy at Roosevelt St. Luke’s Hospital.
Even a full two year course of treatment would cost 1/20 of what the least expensive liver transplant would cost.
As we go through life, each of us assembles our own unique survival kit to cope with our life.
How could hepatitis C get to be such a problem without us catching it sooner - we monitor things so closely?
In terms of patient-empowerment, it’s a very powerful idea to think of yourself as your primary care physician.
During ’Hepatitis C Awareness Week’ I found out that in addition to being HIV-positive, I am now living with hepatitis C.
You have been inactive for 60 minutes and will be logged out in . Any updates not saved will be lost.
Click here to log back in.