A tough 48 weeks

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A tough 48 weeks

Postby Paul B » Mon Jun 16, 2014 1:08 pm

Interferon, Ribavirin, Victrellis. Started one week ago.
Went for my first ride today, 15kms... the drop in my red blood cell count rendered me totally out of breath, but still, nice to be out there. Massive drop from my 300km weekly average :?

Hopefully after the 4 week lead in period my numbers will be up and the Docs will give me the OK to continue treatment for the full 48 weeks.

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby moosterbounce » Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:23 pm

Fingers crossed it all goes well. It's only 48 weeks...they'll go faster than you know. Stay positive :)

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby Leaf T » Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:25 pm

Best of luck to you Paul B.

Go easy on yourself and do what you can even if some days it's only getting out to feel the sun on your face. If possible try to have a laugh about it and keep in mind it ain't for ever. It can be a mixed bag but worth the effort and it gradually gets easier with time.

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby gabrielle260 » Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:47 pm

Good luck Paul!
Best wishes,
Andrew

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby petie » Tue Jun 17, 2014 9:01 am

Good luck

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby foo on patrol » Tue Jun 17, 2014 9:08 am

Best of luck mate, don't loose hope.:roll:

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby nailsaslegs » Tue Jun 17, 2014 9:09 am

I must have missed something Paul........... all the best hopefully you recover quick don't lost sight, there will be ups and downs but you get through them.

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby Farmer Elvis » Tue Jun 17, 2014 8:55 pm

+1

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby 2wheels_mond » Sat Jun 21, 2014 12:24 pm

A rough break. Hopefully the time passes quickly and you still manage to catch plenty of time in the sun.

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby X-ray » Sat Jun 21, 2014 1:31 pm

+1

Good luck Paul. Stay positive :)

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby Paul B » Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:02 am

Thanks guys. Feeling positive here :-)

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby Paul B » Sat Sep 19, 2015 6:56 pm

Lock up your daug... ahh .. your KOMs.... I'm back and cured :-)

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby foo on patrol » Sat Sep 19, 2015 7:55 pm

8)

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby Leaf T » Sun Sep 20, 2015 9:03 am

Effing awesome! You knocked that sucker on the head!

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby gabrielle260 » Tue Sep 22, 2015 4:09 am

Wow! I know it didn't feel like it as you lived through it, but that time just flew by! Well done for coming out the other side, now celebrate at every sign of recovering fitness!!

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby Paul B » Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:59 pm

Well & truly recovered from the treatment. Though strangely I still feel a little weak and the crazy strong meds have messed up my head a bit. Hard to think clearly and I tend to get a little confused. Any confrontation causes me major problems.

However... I"m stronger than ever on the bike and have 7,500 kms ytd. Maybe another 12 months and I will be fully recovered. Who knows. But at least I'm able to commit heaps of time to riding and rest. Feeling very positive !!!

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby warthog1 » Wed Jun 01, 2016 11:29 pm

Well done, good news!
Great effort on the bike, smashing the k's 8)

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby petie » Fri Jun 03, 2016 2:22 pm

Awesome!

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Re: A tough 48 weeks

Postby foo on patrol » Fri Jun 03, 2016 2:26 pm

8)

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