I found out that I had hep C in December of 1996. I was
pregnant at the time
with my 2nd child, and because of the hep C my obgyn told me I should not
keep her because she will have the disease. I did a lot of research at
that time to find out if I was really sentencing my child to death as my
Dr had said. After a lot of research and much soul searching my husband
and I decided to trust that God knew what he was doing. I had my
daughter in August of 1997 and she is negative for hep C (thank God my husband
and my son is also). I did decide to not have any more children and had
surgery because I felt I could not take that chance again.
I do not know where
I got Hep C from....I was told there are really only
three way to get it and as far as I know I have never had blood or blood
products given to me (it is possible tho I do not remember much of my
childhood) I have never even seen drugs much less done them and I have
only had two sexual partners my entire life (both are negative). So I guess
it doesn't matter where I got it just that I do. (I do believe that much
more research needs to be done on the subject of how it is transmitted).
I have tried two types of interferon
I am allergic to them. I am
awaiting new treatment as of this time. I also am fighting social
security to see me as disabled. I am feeling a lot of effects from hep
even tho most documents say it is not that common. I am tired a lot and
it is enough just to take care of two children much less work. I believe
I will overcome this as I have been through alot in my short life and I will survive this too.
My favorite saying is "This too shall pass" I
say it many times a day. lol
Thank you all for listening to the beginning of my story....I do not
know what is to come but I know there is alot more life in me :)
God Bless you all and take care of yourselves
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