But a significant proportion of infected people have no idea how they got it. If you have Hepatitis C, the inflammation in your liver may already be affecting your energy level and your quality of life. And since my date didn’t work out in the end, we really need to expand the pool.Longtime NPR commentator Marion Winik is the author of "First Comes Love," "The Glen Rock Book of the Dead," and other books. Patent and Trademark Office as a trademark of Salon Media Group Inc.My roomie had a steady boyfriend and spent a lot of time with him. Gosh, he thought we should have matching pill containers. I never told him about my Hepatitis C Virus until several months later when he called out of the blue. We went on one dinner date and he had 3 glasses of wine. I was so close to dying that I had written out my funeral service directions. Dating guys from church, or other social venues made me uncomfortable.I had withdrawn from everyone, including my children. Once I got through all of the tests and reduced my MELD score, I began to feel better. This is tricky, because it can appear sweet at first. With an eye on the new protease inhibitors, I was marching straight toward getting rid of the Hepatitis C Virus. The Bible is my favorite book historically, philosophically, and spiritually. If your God motivates you through fear, then I do not know your God. I needed those places to remain safe after diagnosis. Some of the personalities described above may seem to fit the description of someone you are dating. Recently I went on a first date — a stroll in a city park — that went rather well.
I've had a couple friends die of it one got liver cancer another had a heart attack both had used heroin earlier in their lives.. The success rates of the treatment are not the greatest either. It is hard on the body and has some significant side effects.I felt like the Bride of Dracula except my hair did not look as good as hers. There is probably nothing you can ever go through that they will not stand beside you and offer strength and hope.That is because they have had to dig deep within themselves to find their own personal strength. They have looked death in the eye and then shoved it out of their way. You can consider yourself blessed if you are invited to share it with them. I looked fairly good after a blood transfusion and had a little color in my cheeks. I borrowed a few pints of some healthy person’s blood during an emergency transfusion so my cheeks were aglow and energy was high. They were sure that because of his holistic lifestyle, he would be the one for this self-proclaimed nutritional ninja.How are you supposed to try and win someone’s heart when you are sick? But if you stand by them, you will find out that they can be the most loyal partner, friend and lover you will ever have whether they are undetectable or not.The side effects may have left you looking like something from a horror film. They know how to look on the bright side of life even when they are in pain.