glair's MedHelp Blogs http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1391441 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Still Kicking This Forum can be so convoluted in the way things are posted. I just typed out a long entry but appar glair Sun, 17 Feb 2013 20:03:37 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/685716/Still-Kicking http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/685716/Still-Kicking Continue to Improve One year ago I was in really bad shape with no energy, suffering from edema in my feet and legs, and glair Sat, 20 Oct 2012 22:11:42 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/568290/Continue-to-Improve http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/568290/Continue-to-Improve Power of Prayer My last entry on here was when I had to stop treatment because my liver could no longer tolerate Riba glair Fri, 20 Jul 2012 19:58:42 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/518437/Power-of-Prayer http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/518437/Power-of-Prayer Week 2 Wow, I'm not sure what happened to me over the past few days. The doctor's nurse thinks I may have c glair Tue, 20 Mar 2012 21:53:23 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/347867/Week-2- http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/347867/Week-2- Week 1 Day 5 Rash has really spread on my arms. Started on my wrists and is now above the elbows. I have been usin glair Fri, 16 Mar 2012 22:29:37 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/347164/Week-1-Day-5 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/347164/Week-1-Day-5 Week 1 of Treatment It's actually only day 3-4. I took the Interferon shot Sunday evening and then started the pills at 6 glair Wed, 14 Mar 2012 16:41:41 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/346802/Week-1-of-Treatment http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/346802/Week-1-of-Treatment Drugs Arrived Got the drugs today and lots of information - even some ideas for foods to eat. I have been doing as glair Fri, 09 Mar 2012 20:43:36 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/346039/Drugs-Arrived http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/346039/Drugs-Arrived Finally Starting Treatment I will be starting treatment Sunday 3/11/12. The pharmacy is sending a nurse to be with me for the fi glair Thu, 08 Mar 2012 22:35:09 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/345858/Finally-Starting-Treatment http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/345858/Finally-Starting-Treatment Rough Start for 2012 I have gotten off to a rough start for this new year with high ammonia levels, diarrhea, and depressi glair Thu, 12 Jan 2012 11:44:43 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/335513/Rough-Start-for-2012 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/335513/Rough-Start-for-2012 We thought we were in charge Ironic as it is, we are always shocked when we realize that we have little control over our lives or glair Sun, 11 Dec 2011 23:18:42 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/330153/We-thought-we-were-in-charge http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/330153/We-thought-we-were-in-charge My Life with Hep C I got Hepatitus back in 1973 when I experimented with shooting drugs. My genotype is 1b which is foun glair Sat, 10 Dec 2011 14:28:01 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/329950/My-Life-with-Hep-C http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/329950/My-Life-with-Hep-C Approved for Social Security Disability After being denied first time around and having to get a lawyer, I got a call Wednesday (12/7/11) tha glair Fri, 09 Dec 2011 23:59:12 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/329879/Approved-for-Social-Security-Disability http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/329879/Approved-for-Social-Security-Disability Approved for Transplant List I got the call last week (just in time for Thanksgiving) that I am now on the transplant list! I've h glair Sun, 27 Nov 2011 16:44:13 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/327714/Approved-for-Transplant-List http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/327714/Approved-for-Transplant-List Liver Transplant Assessment Spent the past 3 days in Birmingham at UAB Kirklin Clinic with a battery of labs,consultations and c glair Wed, 02 Nov 2011 23:27:01 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/323061/Liver-Transplant-Assessment http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/323061/Liver-Transplant-Assessment Liver Transplant Assessment I got a call today that I am scheduled for 3-4 days of sessions to see if I would be a good candidate glair Wed, 19 Oct 2011 15:28:49 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/320769/Liver-Transplant-Assessment http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/320769/Liver-Transplant-Assessment Hep C Treatment Poem This was copied from a forum entry back in 2003 by Waterspider: If your liver's getting bigger and glair Wed, 19 Oct 2011 14:58:27 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/320764/Hep-C-Treatment-Poem http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/320764/Hep-C-Treatment-Poem Bloodwork 10/5/11 Most recent bloodwork 10/5/11 showing only high (H) and low (L) readings. MELD 16 Hgb 12.9 (L) glair Wed, 12 Oct 2011 19:10:31 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/319485/Bloodwork-10-5-11- http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/319485/Bloodwork-10-5-11- Closer to Transplant List Saw my doctor last week. I last saw him in March and I have had lots of changes since then. My MELD w glair Sun, 09 Oct 2011 23:34:25 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/318894/Closer-to-Transplant-List http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/318894/Closer-to-Transplant-List Sept. 19, 2011 I keep a daily journal but it has a little of everything in it - wish I had begun keeping a journal h glair Mon, 19 Sep 2011 15:11:55 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/315062/Sept-19--2011 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/315062/Sept-19--2011