byrdie aka as robyn. Found out in March I have HepC- 2A, though
they believe I've had it about 30 years ...level 4 cirrhosis,
stage 3 inflammation...just finished my 5th pegasys treatment.
Married to Kev for 9 years...he's beside me every step of
the way. I am blessed. We have one 16 yo daughter (adopted
during my first marriage, an 18 yo son (can't live with us....trouble!),
and a 20 yo step-daughter (just moved out :)) . Along with
hubbie and our 9 cats (yes 9! :cats )and 1 dog- Willie, we
have an online and physical shop.
I haven't been able to work since March- too much brain fog,
fatigue and forgetfullness. We do cat/kitten rescue at the
shop- anybody need a kitty...?
I must say I'm ready to pose for the Pegasys side effect poster...and
I don't like taking this pill to counteract that effect etc.
(yep, I'm angry too!)
I've been ill seems forever- we just got old records from
my old Doc....seems all the Liver Studies and HCV Test in
1995-2002 were positive, but he never told me or treated me
Kev is very supportive, but he's scared- doesn't want to lose
me (I don't want to lose me either!), although this dis-ease
has altered many of my perceptions, attitudes and approach
to life...some of it isn't very good...
We believe the Hep C came from a transfusion- but it really
doesn't matter...I'm here, I have Hep-C, and I want to get
well...and make some friends and give and receive support
Have a bunch of hobbies...cats, obviously, painting, drawing,
perennial gardening, crafty stuff- but no cooking (Kev is
Thanks for having me...hope to get more involved soon! Sorry
if this is dis-jointed, and so am I!
Peace and Light, Robyn
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