starshine1ca's MedHelp Blogs https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/910090 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Just got the call!! And it is all good!! OMG! Soo excited!! First I would just like to say to all you wonderful Medhelp members that I am so sorry for not being starshine1ca Wed, 10 Oct 2012 11:08:14 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/561992/Just-got-the-call-And-it-is-all-good--OMG--Soo-excited https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/561992/Just-got-the-call-And-it-is-all-good--OMG--Soo-excited Living a reclusive life these days... I can't get over how much this treatment has made me become such a recluse...I don't post anymore. I starshine1ca Sun, 29 Jul 2012 11:15:20 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/521617/Living-a-reclusive-life-these-days https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/521617/Living-a-reclusive-life-these-days Not a good week. (Week 13) Well, Week 13 has not been a good one. Waking up Tuesday I could not get out of bed. My back wa starshine1ca Mon, 09 Jan 2012 10:45:14 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/334833/Not-a-good-week-Week-13 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/334833/Not-a-good-week-Week-13 The joy of random acts of kindness I live in a very small town of 2000 and only moved here a year ago from a small city. I have come to starshine1ca Mon, 02 Jan 2012 12:08:20 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/333410/The-joy-of-random-acts-of-kindness https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/333410/The-joy-of-random-acts-of-kindness UNDETECTABLE!! I am doing the Happy Dance...what an amazing Christmas Present!! I got the news!! I am UNDETECTABLE! starshine1ca Tue, 20 Dec 2011 09:58:18 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/331554/-UNDETECTABLE-- https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/331554/-UNDETECTABLE-- Tough week with this awful cough and sore throat...but week 10 starts!! Today I do my 10th shot! It's amazing how fast it does go as it seems it was just yesterday I was st starshine1ca Tue, 13 Dec 2011 07:47:45 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/330399/Tough-week-with-this-awful-cough-and-sore-throatbut-week-10-starts https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/330399/Tough-week-with-this-awful-cough-and-sore-throatbut-week-10-starts Week 4 - with a 3 log drop! Sounds really promising! I got my Week 4 results today....and that is with a 4 week lead-in with Pegasys...so these results ar starshine1ca Tue, 22 Nov 2011 15:31:31 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/326860/Week--4---with-a-3-log-drop--Sounds-really-promising https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/326860/Week--4---with-a-3-log-drop--Sounds-really-promising Having trouble with brain fog...remembering pills..:-( Last night I laid down early and fell asleep and did not hear my 10:30pm alarm for my third set of VI starshine1ca Fri, 18 Nov 2011 08:45:36 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/326095/Having-trouble-with--brain-fogremembering-pills- https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/326095/Having-trouble-with--brain-fogremembering-pills- VIC tastes sooooooooo bad!! I cannot believe that happened but one of the capsules broke in my throat and I have never EVER taste starshine1ca Sat, 12 Nov 2011 18:21:38 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/324923/VIC-tastes-sooooooooo-bad https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/324923/VIC-tastes-sooooooooo-bad Blood work results for week 2 (Big drop in LKC) Today I went and got my viral load done so will know in two weeks what 1 month of pegasys has done, t starshine1ca Tue, 08 Nov 2011 12:45:50 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/324090/Blood-work-results-for-week-2--Big-drop-in-LKC https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/324090/Blood-work-results-for-week-2--Big-drop-in-LKC Trying to stay de-stressed during treatment... but life happens and got so much going on right now. Deep breaths.... I have to try to listen to some starshine1ca Mon, 24 Oct 2011 16:44:26 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/321503/Trying-to-stay-de-stressed-during-treatment https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/321503/Trying-to-stay-de-stressed-during-treatment Day after Shot 2 and feeling great! I took my shot at 6pm...was fine all evening. (I took 2 Tylenol before the shot) and when I went to b starshine1ca Wed, 19 Oct 2011 05:19:58 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/320661/Day-after-Shot-2-and-feeling-great https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/320661/Day-after-Shot-2-and-feeling-great Week 2 All in all, it had been a great week...I got alot accomplished considering and my energy levels were starshine1ca Tue, 18 Oct 2011 08:00:48 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/320472/Week-2 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/320472/Week-2 Starting new treatment on Wednesday, Oct 12th...*fingers crossed* After 4 long months of awaiting the govt to decide if they would cover my treatment, the drug compani starshine1ca Thu, 06 Oct 2011 16:30:50 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/318313/Starting-new-treatment-on-Wednesday--Oct-12thfingers-crossed https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/318313/Starting-new-treatment-on-Wednesday--Oct-12thfingers-crossed Week 25 - ALT is actually NORMAL!! WOW!! For the first time in my life, my ALT has dropped to 49...not too shabby considering it was in starshine1ca Thu, 09 Jul 2009 14:34:27 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/104667/Week-25---ALT-is-actually-NORMAL https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/104667/Week-25---ALT-is-actually-NORMAL