I am a 42yr. old woman
who has lived a survivors life. I say survivor because I cannot allow myself to
become a victim. I have had a lot of medical problems over the years. Allow me
to tell you the highlights. At the age of 25 I was diagnosed with cancer of the
bladder. I had no family, no husband no anyone, just God and me, even though I
did not realize God was watching over me, he was. I had no insurance, I was a
waitress at the time, the only way I could get medical care was to be part of a
research study program for the American Cancer Society. I signed a contract with
them, allowing them to do experimental treatments on me a month. In exchange
they gave me free radiation. I had so many procedures done I could not even
begin to tell you. It was not a walk in the park.
The radiation was
terrible. But I did it. On and off for 12 yrs. At that point they wanted to take
fluid from the base of my skull to see what effect the long term radiation had
on my brain. Enough! I quit. 1 yr. later I had a cell count done and I showed no
sign of cancer. A miracle. In 96 I was diagnosed with hepatitis C. Again I had
no insurance so more experiments, Interferon this time. 1 yr. lots of side
effects no change. 2 wks. before Christmas I was in the hospital, liver and
kidney failure. They said there was nothing else they could do, they sent me
home to die. That was when I took control, hit the computer and found this web
I went on the herbs.
Today I feel 10 yrs. younger and I live a full active life. I was so grateful
that, I became the TX. state rep. For the National Hepatitis C Coalition. I have
put everything I have into giving back to the world and trying to help others. I
love my life and it is very rewarding. Of course I still have Hep C. but I am
thankful I do have it. I have purpose and I know God has blessed me many times
over. For these wonderful gifts I have, I give the glory to God first, and then
to all my fellow heppers they are my family. Thanks so much to Kev & his
wonderful wife I can honestly say they are my friends. Forever grateful,
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