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Lynn-e's Story

Hi there name is Lynne spelled with an e my friends call me Lynn-e or nurse Lynne my kids call me Witch Doctor. Been a Trauma nurse (ER, ICU) for over 25 years worked on the Hila River Indian Reservation in AZ for 5 as an accute Dialysis nurse, got my Naturopathic Physicians degree in 97 the same year I was diagnoised with HEPC..
Where did I contract it? Could have been anywhere. Had a placenta previa that went into an abruptio (burst uteris) in 85, lost my daughter ( I was 8 months pregnant) had 23 units of blood at the time, that's where I think it came from. Could have been as a nurse for all these years with working in ER and ICU we were always covered in blood and thought nothing of it till 92. Oh well I have it and it sucks......

I live in Mesa Arizona for the past 13 years, I am originally from New York. Love it here, nice and dry and sunny, loved working with the indians and Mexican Americans, learned alot from them esp. spiritually. I'm a Reiki Master/Teacher and love to do energy work while on treatment I started to take pottery classes to help with the depression, I'm hooked now and loving it!. I'm on disability right now have been for a year and a half. Had to get a lawyer to help me get it but I got it with her help and my Docs.

I did 3 months of Combo treatment in 97 and it almost killed me mentally but I didn't have any support from my husband at the time, he just didn't get it! Then last year I decided I would go for it again and knew I would have to be strong ( too bad I didn't find this website then). Well I did 11 months on the combo treatment and 12 weeks on the peg, stopped the meds January 21st 02, I was not responding to treatment, my PCR during combo treatment went down to 130,000 and when I started the Peg it started to elevate, so my GI guy took me off the meds..Yes I'm a non responder geno type 1a. I have a Rheumatoid factor of 214 from the virus and my body is stiff and aches constantly, some mornings I can hardly walk or close my hands I'm taking vioxx and this helps with the pain. I also take Holy Basil for depression and alot of other supplements. I'm grateful for every day and I'm grateful to have found all of you!!!!

Much Love and Light Lynn-e

reikimasta@cox.net

 

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