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Offline Longislander

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latest labs, more disclosure
« on: June 18, 2007, 08:40:38 PM »
results   CD4 372 (down from 507)
            VL 30,500 (down from 35,000)
             % 25  (unchanged)
 One thing to note, after getting to 507 again from Feb's results, for some unknown reason I stopped taking the additional Selenium (200 mcg, [105 already in One-A-Day vitamin] ), which I only started a little more than a month before Feb labs. I will be back to it tomorrow morning.

My cholesterol is 198, down from 225. This is quite interesting as my chol. has NEVER been below 220-something my entire adult life. Triglycerides are at 168, down from 272. Of course the HDL/LDL ratio is not so good ( I didn't ask for #'s), but I'm pretty happy about the 198. The only thing I can attribute to that is that I stopped smoking for 6 weeks before labs.

Lastly, in a state of Fire Island drunkenness, I told my best fag hag friend ( a term of endearment) that I had HIV. We cried together and she told me she was so sorry if she ever said anything to make me think I couldn't tell her. ( a whole other story).

P.S. still seeing the guy ;)

Paul
infected 10/05 diagnosed 12-05
2/06   379/57000                    6/07 372/30500 25%   4/09 640/U/32% 
5/06   ?? /37000                     8/07 491/55000/24%    9/09 913/U/39%
8/06   349/9500 25%              11/07 515/68000/24     2/10 845/U/38%
9/06   507/16,000 30% !          2/08  516/116k/22%    7/10 906/80/39%
12/06 398/29000 26%             Start Atripla 3/08
3/07   402/80,000 29%            4/08  485/undet!/27
4/07   507/35,000 25%            7/08 625/UD/34%
                                                 11/08 684/U/36%

Offline dtwpuck

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Re: latest labs, more disclosure
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2007, 08:55:52 PM »
Hi Paul... I know that disclosure has been a struggle for you and I am very glad your FH turned out to be so cool.  Of course, she wouldn't be a good one if she wasn't.    :-)

Glad to hear you're still seeing someone. 
Floating through the void in the caress of two giant pink lobsters named Esmerelda and Keith.

Offline Queen Tokelove

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Re: latest labs, more disclosure
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2007, 10:59:50 PM »
Not bad to me, Paul unless I'm missing something. If you believe the vitamins have helped you in the past then by all means start them again. I am glad you were able to disclose to your fag hag. I am a fag hag to a couple who are both infected and they come to me when they have questions. It seems they were the only ones who accepted me when I disclosed to them. I'm glad things are still going well with you and the dude, I am happy for you....
Started Atripla/Ziagen on 9/13/07.
10/31/07 CD4-265 VL- undetectable
2/6/08 CD4- 401 VL- undetectable
5/7/08 CD4- 705 VL- undetectable
6/4/08 CD4- 775 VL- undetectable
8/6/08 CD4- 805 VL- undetectable
11/13/08 CD4- 774 VL--undetectable
2/4/09  CD4- 484  VL- 18,000 (2 months off meds)
3/3/09---Starting Back on Meds---
4/27/09 CD4- 664 VL-- undetectable
6/17/09 CD4- 438 VL- 439
8/09 CD4- 404 VL- 1,600
01-22-10-- CD4- 525 VL- 59,000
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Offline thirtysomething

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Re: latest labs, more disclosure
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2007, 06:13:18 PM »
Hi Paul,

I take selenium and a multi-vitamin almost everyday. I'm not sure if they play a big part in boosting the immune system, but there's no harm in taking them anyway.

I'm glad you are seeing someone. Oh, and I want a fag hag too!   :)

Offline keyite

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Re: latest labs, more disclosure
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2007, 07:14:37 PM »
Hmm, perhaps I should try selenium.

Good to hear you're still seeing that guy!

 


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