You know… I swear I felt results immediately. Might have been placebo, but placebo can be just as strong as the actual effect. I was RAGING at my hockey game after the first injections.
I was started on 140mg test cyp a week spread over multiple shots, and 250iu HCG twice a week. My body seems to have hyper absorbed it and my testosterone was at 1500-1600 within two weeks. It was pretty bad. Unlike some guys around here who use TRT as legal steroids, I just want to be normal again. I have since had to drop the HCG to dial in just the testosterone. I now take 100mg of test a week, but inject every other day.
On my last reading, my test was still over 900, almost a month after starting just 100mg per week. Everyone is different. My friend does one injection a week of 100mg, and his total t stays above 900. Others do that and are at 400-600. Who knows…
If you feel it, then you feel it. One thing I did in the beginning (approximately 2 months ago) was read forums incessantly and change my protocol over and over and over. I always felt like I was doing something positive, but it was the opposite. The forums are an invaluable tool, but don’t let them completely overrun you. Get educated and stick with the Dr’s orders as long as they are reasonable. With the stuff you learn here, its easy to tell if they know, or don’t know whats going on.
Its also hard though, since it goes something like this 1) you ask for advice on a forum 2) very smart people around here say your Dr is an idiot 3) They tell you to do this other thing, and get these other blood works immediately 4) You aren’t scheduled to see your Dr for another few months 5) Panic
At your dose, even with a weekly injection, you will start to feel better. There is no doubt about that. Plus, its a low enough dose you might not have to worry about estrogen issues. If they arise, you can always try and move to twice a week, or even EOD shots, which can have positive effects in some men.
My best advice - You have to stick with a plan. Whether it right or wrong, at least stick with something until you know. Also - don’t drive your estrogen too low with an AI like Arimidex. EVER. Jesus… that’s worse than low T or high estrogen. I knocked mine down to essentially zero and felt like death.
Same with me… I just want to feel good again. I’ve been in the dumps the past couple years and knew something was wrong with my body. I could start a workout routine and drop 25 lbs in two weeks. Now I have zero drive, I’ve gained 50 lbs the past years and just have grown irritable towards people and my joy of life has really hit a low…
Just hoping for a little more energy and a positive attitude.
For now I will follow Drs orders 100% to a T. Until I get my levels checked again and see how I respond to these first couple shots.
I’ve overloaded on forums and google and just decided to sign up and
Try and stick to one source … Hopefully I’ll get plenty of info and input and feedback on this site and won’t need to look elsewhere.
I appreciate you taking the time to talk with me!
You say you started out on 140mg of test cyp a week.
What does my .05 equate to mg wise?