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Food and fingernails
I am feeling good in my new house. My treatment is going well. Though, I still have side effects. Often I have pain in my hands and legs. Two of the nails from the feet have fallen off.
12 Dec 2011 / 1 minute read
Waiting for my daughter to come
My daughter is 14 years old.
06 Dec 2011 / 1 minute read
A new house
I have shifted to a new house. My aunt’s house is being repaired, so they asked me to move out to a new one room house in Muolnom village near Churchandpur town.
02 Nov 2011 / 1 minute read
My wife has left me since I got this sickness. I have two daughters who live in Nagaland and one son who lives in Manipur with my elder brother.
06 Sep 2011 / 2 minute read
A short update
I am very happy to hear from so many people.
01 Sep 2011 / 1 minute read
All the children around here are afraid of me. They feel that they will get my sickness. After people get to know I have TB, they go away.
30 Aug 2011 / 1 minute read
A normal day
I don’t know how my day passes. I don’t remember. With MDR TB, one feels very lazy. Sometimes I get up early, sometimes late. I wake up, and then sleep again. I can’t even sleep well.
23 Aug 2011 / 1 minute read
There are many side effects, but I cannot name them all. I forget. My hands and feet become very warm. It feels like it is burning. It hurts.
21 Aug 2011 / 1 minute read
I had a bad cough. I went to the TB hospital in Nagaland. After the tests they told me I had TB. It has been six years now that I have had TB.
10 Aug 2011 / 2 minute read
Leaving the hospice
I am staying in a hospice since last 3 months. I have been following my treatment regularly. I want to finish with my treatment as soon as possible.
03 Aug 2011 / 2 minute read
I am praying that God doesn’t give this disease to others, now I know that if a person with TB is coughing then other people can get infected.
26 Jul 2011 / 1 minute read
I am taking my pills regularly (the nurse also reminds me to take them). I don’t know about the medicine because I am illiterate, but I know the time to take the medicine.
20 Jul 2011 / 1 minute read