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683664 tn?1330966324

I'm coming up....

Okay, was that a disco song from the 80's?  ("I want the world to know, blah blah")  I hear the dance tune and see the sparkling ball...  I think I'm losing my mind, lol.

Not a question, just an update.  Starting Wk 15 today, have been on Riba reduction for several weeks due to Hgb dropping.  I hit an all-time low of 9.1 last week, the study I'm in doesn't allow rescue drugs so I've just had to sit with it.  Started having pressure in my chest when walking briskly or climbing a steep incline, pretty scary.  Of course, the fatigue and shortness of breath have been profound.

Had study visit on Wednesday, new Hgb level 9.7!!  Hooray!  Never thought I'd be so happy about that value!  Next study visit is 2 weeks, so I'm going to PMD next week for Hgb check, so that if it's above 10 we can go ahead and increase the Riba.

My Hgb plunge began at wk 3 while on triple therapy, I came back up above 10 and pushed to get my Riba dose back to 1200 mg, then this new plunge began and it's been rough.  But things are looking up!  Thanks, all, for your support.
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446474 tn?1446347682
Yep that was Diana Ross in 1980 with the band members from the band Chic ("Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)" (1977), "Everybody Dance" (1977), "Le Freak" (1978), "I Want Your Love" (1978), "Good Times" (1979)) writing, playing and producing that great dance hit. Nile Rogers the guitarist of Chic also produced "Like a Virgin" for Madonna. (That's his funky guitar playing all over the album) and "Let's Dance" by David Bowie (again Nile's funky rhythm guitar and that's Stevie Ray Vaughan on lead guitar).

and now back to our regularly scheduled program...
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412873 tn?1329174455
Yay for you!!!

It was .....I'm coming out.....and I thought it had to do with something totally different...but I like your version better, LOL!

Glad to hear you are on the right track.  Doin the hemoglobin happy dance for ya!

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just seen your profile, the song seems fitting for the pups. LOL! That is a pretty hefty drop in hgb, sounds like your getting the good stuff for that kind of drop. Hang in there.

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9648 tn?1290091207
Diana Ross it was!

Good luck with this. I'm doing the low hgb shuffle right now and it's . . . uncomfortable.
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