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Author Topic: Starting again with a new liver  (Read 8295 times)

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Offline MVG

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Starting again with a new liver
« on: September 26, 2016, 10:46:17 am »
I had a liver transplant in Dec 2013 Im close to three years after transplant.
I was very bad off and wanted everything to end towards the end before i received a transplant.
Its tough starting over learning what you can and cant do. Im still learning this, but after my transplant my wife seperated from me then divorced me . So besides my health and mental well being i had and have to deal with this. I am currently doing good health wise. I live in Colorado im a ski instructor at a large resort i hunt fish trap and enjoy the outdoors very much. So there is life after a transplant just take it easy and keep moving forward.
God Bless all.

Offline KimInTheForest

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Re: Starting again with a new liver
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2016, 12:58:04 pm »
Welcome MVG. And thanks for sharing your story, and your optimistic words and advice. That will be a help to many. :)

Kim Goldberg (Nanaimo, BC)
1970s: Contracted HCV (genotype 3a)
2015: Cured with Harvoni + ribavirin (12 weeks)
MY STORY: https://pigsquash.wordpress.com/2016/01/28/undetectable-my-hep-c-story/

Offline lporterrn

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Re: Starting again with a new liver
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2016, 03:28:53 pm »
Yes welcome - what a powerful message of hope you carry!
Lucinda Porter, RN
1988 Contracted HCV
1997 Interferon nonresponder
2003 PEG + ribavirin responder-relapser
2013 Cured (Harvoni + ribavirin clinical trial)

Offline waylander

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Re: Starting again with a new liver
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2016, 05:19:21 pm »
Just push on man, living/working on a mountain is the best life I can imagine.
I was an snowboard instructor a while ago, and that was the best time of my life living on mountain whole winter.
Now as an IT administrator office rat, I remember that time often.
Genotype 1b and 4 diagnosed 2014
Biopsy 2014: F0/A1
2015: Failed Pegi/Riba tx after 17 weeks (non responder)
Fibroscan 2016: E: 6.8kPA, CAP 220
Pre TX VL Jan 2016: 500.000

Started gen.Harvoni (Ledifos) 27.Jan.2016
19. April 2016 - EOT - UNDETECTED
29. August 2016 - SVR 17 - UNDETECTED
ALT 15, AST 12, GGT 6, ALP 39


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