As many know I had a liver transplant last summer. It was harsh to say the least. 9 months later EVERYTHING is in the norm. Kidneys(which the liver
trashed) normal. Hemoglobin good. Liver pristine(the doctor's word). After the surgery I was on 3 anti-rejection meds to the tune of 17 a day, along
with other meds. It was like 2 extra meals a day. Cripes. They've been weening me off them the last 4 months or so. We dumped one of them 4 months
ago because they were hurting the blood sugars and eyes. Avoid Prednisone if you can. I've got cataracts now. That's story for another time. Down
to 2 then. Got a call yesterday and Myfortic has gone bye bye. Now down to only 2 mgs of Prograff a day(8 before the weening started). 2 frickin
pills. Woot. Those I'll be on for life.
I've also put some weight on. I was down to 143lbs. 40lbs lighter than I should be. I looked like a death camp survivor. All ribs and spider limbs.
I'm up to 170 now. That's comfortable. Still weak compared to what I should be. If carrying 20lbs(groceries say) going up too many stairs is hard.
At least I can lift my grandson now. Not being able to I didn't like at all.
Good on you........I am truly happy for you. My sister just had a liver transplant in November. She is doing great. Had a little scare when they
thought she had cancer but found out the meds can cause this. Good news all around. Keep up the good fight !!
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