Quantcast

Subscribe to:
POZ magazine
E-newsletters
Join POZ: Facebook MySpace Twitter Pinterest
Tumblr Google+ Flickr MySpace
POZ Personals
Sign In / Join
Username:
Password:
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
October 02, 2014, 03:07:14 AM

Login with username, password and session length


Members
Stats
  • Total Posts: 640733
  • Total Topics: 48671
  • Online Today: 247
  • Online Ever: 585
  • (January 07, 2014, 02:31:47 PM)
Users Online
Users: 5
Guests: 143
Total: 148

Welcome


Welcome to the POZ/AIDSmeds Community Forums, a round-the-clock discussion area for people with HIV/AIDS, their friends/family/caregivers, and others concerned about HIV/AIDS.  Click on the links below to browse our various forums; scroll down for a glance at the most recent posts; or join in the conversation yourself by registering on the left side of this page.

Privacy Warning:  Please realize that these forums are open to all, and are fully searchable via Google and other search engines. If you are HIV positive and disclose this in our forums, then it is almost the same thing as telling the whole world (or at least the World Wide Web). If this concerns you, then do not use a username or avatar that are self-identifying in any way. We do not allow the deletion of anything you post in these forums, so think before you post.

  • The information shared in these forums, by moderators and members, is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between an individual and his/her own physician.

  • All members of these forums are, by default, not considered to be licensed medical providers. If otherwise, users must clearly define themselves as such.

  • Forums members must behave at all times with respect and honesty. Posting guidelines, including time-out and banning policies, have been established by the moderators of these forums. Click here for “Am I Infected?” posting guidelines. Click here for posting guidelines pertaining to all other POZ/AIDSmeds community forums.

  • We ask all forums members to provide references for health/medical/scientific information they provide, when it is not a personal experience being discussed. Please provide hyperlinks with full URLs or full citations of published works not available via the Internet. Additionally, all forums members must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.

  • Product advertisement—including links; banners; editorial content; and clinical trial, study or survey participation—is strictly prohibited by forums members unless permission has been secured from POZ.

To change forums navigation language settings, click here (members only), Register now

Para cambiar sus preferencias de los foros en español, haz clic aquí (sólo miembros), Regístrate ahora

Finished Reading This? You can collapse this or any other box on this page by clicking the symbol in each box.

Author Topic: A message from Jan--she needs our support  (Read 10598 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline RAB

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,895
  • Joined March 2003
A message from Jan--she needs our support
« on: August 06, 2007, 09:57:46 PM »
We all know how much Jan loves her animals. 

Right now she needs whatever positive thoughts and "prayers" you can send her.  She is facing a serious problem with her goats.

This morning when she went out to the paddocks and called them they didn't come.  She couldn't see them anywhere.

She found them in their shed.  (Except for Jenny who was laying outside.)

They were all in pretty bad shape.  They were foaming at the mouth.  Their eyes were bulging and appeared dilated.  Their breathing was labored.  None of them were able to stand on their feet.

Someone dumped a large amount of Rhododendron leaves over the fence into the goat's paddock.  The vet says that they are highly poisonous.  Right now it appears that Jenny has dodged the bullet.  But the others, especially Jacob and another who's name I can't remember, well things don't look so good. In fact it appears pretty bleak.  It's just a matter of wait and see if they can flush the toxic stuff out of them quickly enough but as I said, it looks pretty bad right now.  The vet tried inserting a tube down their throats, but that wasn't working.  So it's a matter of Jan using a large syringe to try and instill enough fluids in them to do the flushing. 

Jan won't be in the forums for awhile and wanted everyone to know the reason.  So whatever we can do in our little cyber world to lend our support and offer our love, let's do it.

Jan we love you. 

RAB




Offline Basquo

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,259
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2007, 10:00:47 PM »
That's awful, I can't believe she's having to deal with that! Was this just an accident??

Hang in there Jan! You're the most important person with them right now!

Love and Hugs and Prayers,

Creighton

Offline pozguy75

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,239
    • POZitively Speaking
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2007, 10:02:36 PM »
Bastards! This shit pisses me off...

Jan, you have my undying love and support! My thoughts are with your 'kidds' tonight!
Dx 2005
ATRIPLA

Offline Miss Philicia

  • Member
  • Posts: 24,142
  • celebrity poster, faker & poser
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2007, 10:18:03 PM »
How awful.  Thinking of you Jan.
"I’ve slept with enough men to know that I’m not gay"

Offline cjc

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,011
  • Sweet Girl
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2007, 10:22:52 PM »
Jan, I am so sorry that your animals are sick. I will be keeping you  and them in my thoughts and hope things turn out for the best.  Love, Cristy

Offline Nadine

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,253
  • Member since: August 2005
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2007, 10:35:44 PM »
Bastards! This shit pisses me off...
You took the words right outta my mouth Jeromy.

I just cannot believe how anyone could do something like this.  They are obviously not human.

Dear Jan...I am keeping you and your babies in my thoughts. 

(((HUGS)))

Offline woodshere

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,477
  • ain't no shame in my game
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2007, 10:50:14 PM »
How horrible.  Our animals are such important parts of our lives.  I hope everything works out.

thinking of you,
Woods
"Let us give pubicity to HV/AIDS and not hide it..." "One of the things destroying people with AIDS is the stigma we attach to it."   Nelson Mandela

Offline Andy Velez

  • Global Moderator
  • Member
  • Posts: 24,775
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2007, 10:50:50 PM »
Oh, Jan. How terrible for you and for them.

Fingers crossed and prayers said that they recover.

Big hugs, hon!

xxxooo
Andy Velez

Offline AlanBama

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,630
  • Alabama: the 'other' 3rd World Country!
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2007, 10:51:29 PM »
My special prayers tonight are for St. Jan and her animal clan.....

hoping for the best --

with love,

Alan
"Remember my sentimental friend that a heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others." - The Wizard of Oz

Offline milker

  • Member
  • Posts: 4,034
  • Protected phone sex
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2007, 10:53:05 PM »
Oh Jan this is a terrible thing to do to your beloved animals  :'( I know you are doing everything you can to save them, take all the time necessary. Thinking of you,

Milker.
mid-dec: stupid ass
mid-jan: seroconversion
mid-feb: poz
mar 07: cd4 432 (35%) vl 54000
may 07: cd4 399 (28%) vl 27760
jul 07: cd4 403 (26%) vl 99241
oct 07: cd4 353 (24%) vl 29993
jan 08: cd4 332 (26%) vl 33308
mar 08: cd4 392 (23%) vl 75548
jun 08: cd4 325 (27%) vl 45880
oct 08: cd4 197 (20%) vl 154000 <== aids diagnosis
nov 2 08 start Atripla
nov 30 08: cd4 478 (23%) vl 1880 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
feb 19 09: cd4 398 (24%) vl 430 getting there!
apr 23 09: cd4 604 (29%) vl 50 woohoo :D :D
jul 30 09: cd4 512 (29%) vl undetectable :D :D
may 27 10: cd4 655 (32%) vl undetectable :D :D

Now accepting applications from blowjob ninjas™

Offline Matty the Damned

  • Member
  • Posts: 12,228
  • Ninja Please
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2007, 10:53:57 PM »
Janno! What ghastly news. A pox on the thoughtless fool who dumped poisonous green waste on a rural property. It's really the height of idiocy.

I hope your babies all get better. :-*

MtD

Offline appleboy

  • Member
  • Posts: 344
  • Just me!
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2007, 10:57:10 PM »
Jan we used to have goats when I lived at home and I know just how close we can get with our animals.  With that said I am thinking of you and your babies and hope they all get well.
 :-*
Bill
If you are walking down the street and your pants drop to your ankles bend over pick them up and keep on walking!
My Blog

Offline RAB

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,895
  • Joined March 2003
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #12 on: August 06, 2007, 10:58:57 PM »
Jacob didn't make it!


Offline milker

  • Member
  • Posts: 4,034
  • Protected phone sex
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #13 on: August 06, 2007, 10:59:48 PM »
 >:(

Sorry Jan. Thanks RAB for keeping in touch with her.

Milker.
mid-dec: stupid ass
mid-jan: seroconversion
mid-feb: poz
mar 07: cd4 432 (35%) vl 54000
may 07: cd4 399 (28%) vl 27760
jul 07: cd4 403 (26%) vl 99241
oct 07: cd4 353 (24%) vl 29993
jan 08: cd4 332 (26%) vl 33308
mar 08: cd4 392 (23%) vl 75548
jun 08: cd4 325 (27%) vl 45880
oct 08: cd4 197 (20%) vl 154000 <== aids diagnosis
nov 2 08 start Atripla
nov 30 08: cd4 478 (23%) vl 1880 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
feb 19 09: cd4 398 (24%) vl 430 getting there!
apr 23 09: cd4 604 (29%) vl 50 woohoo :D :D
jul 30 09: cd4 512 (29%) vl undetectable :D :D
may 27 10: cd4 655 (32%) vl undetectable :D :D

Now accepting applications from blowjob ninjas™

Offline Mouse

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,463
  • Om nom nom.
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #14 on: August 07, 2007, 12:15:10 AM »
Oh god. I'm so sorry Jan. Holy crap. Give the remaining kids extra snuggles and love for me.
<3

Offline Robert

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,645
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #15 on: August 07, 2007, 12:32:52 AM »
 jan...

my heart is broken.  Oh I don't know what to say.  It's a sad day on the farm...

robert
..........

Dan J.

  • Guest
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #16 on: August 07, 2007, 12:37:39 AM »
 Jan,

This news just breaks my heart. I am so very, very sorry for the loss of Jacob & hope that you & the rest of the animals can pull through this difficult time.

 :'(

Dan J.


Offline david25luvit

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,409
  • Member since March 2005
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #17 on: August 07, 2007, 12:42:56 AM »
OMG!!!  Poor Jan.......She must be frantic. 
Thanx Rab for bringing this to our attention....
Is there anything else we can do to help her???

....besides the {{{POSITIVE VIBES}}}
In Memory of
Raymond David McRae III
Nov. 25, 1972- Oct. 15, 2004
I miss him terribly..........

Offline mjmel

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,069
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #18 on: August 07, 2007, 02:26:44 AM »
Thank you RAB for informing us and keeping us informed. Poor little Jacob.
Suffering animals are one big heartbreak.
This was a tragic mistake of some kind, surely. It is inconceivable that someone would do this intentionally.
Oh, hell. Poisonous leaves!
 :'(
Mike
« Last Edit: August 07, 2007, 07:02:43 AM by mjmel »

Offline Cerrid

  • Member
  • Posts: 499
  • only as good as your last haircut
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #19 on: August 07, 2007, 02:28:04 AM »
((((((HUGS))))))

"Boredom is always counterrevolutionary. Always." (Guy Debord)

Offline MOONLIGHT1114

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,918
  • Cheech 2.2.94 - 4.23.10 We miss you so much!
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #20 on: August 07, 2007, 03:05:38 AM »
RAB, ty so much for keeping us informed.

Jan, I am in tears over your loss right now.  I am such a BIG animal lover and I know the special role they play in our lives -- every day of every week.  I lost my first dog in April and have Mr. Cheech who is still here with me.  I just can't imagine the shock and pain you must be feeling at all of this happening so fast.  I am so very sorry about Jacob.  Fight the good fight with the others.  Try as hard as you possibly can. 

You are in my prayers.

Much Love,

Cindy  :'(  :'(  :'(
HIV+ since '93, 1/12 - CD4 785 and undet.   WOO-HOO!!

Offline JohnOso

  • Member
  • Posts: 816
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #21 on: August 07, 2007, 03:16:43 AM »
My dear Jan,

I am at a loss to fathom why anyone would ever do something like this.

My heart goes out to you during this terrible time for you....major furry hugs to you and your furry/non-furry loved ones.

Love,
John

Offline ndrew

  • Member
  • Posts: 695
  • ....-.-.-.-.-.....
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #22 on: August 07, 2007, 03:20:16 AM »
Hi Jan,

My heart and thoughts echo others here in this tough time.  

Love and caring,
Drew

Offline manchesteruk

  • Member
  • Posts: 630
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #23 on: August 07, 2007, 03:40:11 AM »
I really don't understand people sometimes.  Sorry for the loss of Jacob and I hope there isn't any more.

Chris
Diagnosed 11/05

"Life is too important to be taken seriously" Oscar Wilde

Offline DanielMark

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,475
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #24 on: August 07, 2007, 03:51:34 AM »
Here's hoping for the best possible outcome, Jan. People can stoop lower than dirt sometimes. Disgusting!

MEDS: REYATAZ & KIVEXA (SINCE AUG 2008)

MAY 2000 LAB RESULTS: CD4 678
VL STILL UNDETECTABLE

DIAGNOSED IN 1988

Offline sweetasmeli

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,052
  • Love what you are...
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #25 on: August 07, 2007, 03:57:01 AM »
Oh Jan I'm so sorry, sweetheart. My thoughts and hopes are with you and your babies.

Love & hugs
Melia :-*
/\___/\       /\__/\
(=' . '=)    (=' . '=)
(,,,_ ,,,)/   (,,,_ ,,,)/ Cats rule!

The difference between cats and dogs is that dogs come when called, whereas cats take a message and get back to you.

Yeia kai hara (health and happiness) to everyone!

Offline Cliff

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,645
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #26 on: August 07, 2007, 04:34:44 AM »
Jan,

You and your little ones are in my thoughts and prayers!  I can't believe people can be so cruel (assuming this wasn't an accident).

Cliff

Offline Dragonette

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,190
  • Spring symptoms
    • NotPerfectAtAll
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #27 on: August 07, 2007, 05:09:50 AM »
Really sad to hear and hoping for their recovery.

How sad... (and as someone said stupid).
You are in my thoughts,
"If you keep one foot in yesterday, and one in tomorrow, you piss all over today". Betty Tacy

Offline Dachshund

  • Member
  • Posts: 5,959
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #28 on: August 07, 2007, 05:11:07 AM »
My thoughts are with you Jan.

Hal

Offline RapidRod

  • Member
  • Posts: 15,288
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #29 on: August 07, 2007, 05:17:49 AM »
Jan, I'm sorry to hear about your animals illness. I just hope it was someone that thought they were doing something nice by giving the goats something to snack on, instead of someone being mean and cruel. I would have not known not to give a goat rhododendron leaves.  I hope everything works out.

Rodney

Offline englishgirl

  • Member
  • Posts: 387
  • ACT NOW TO CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE TRAVEL BAN
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #30 on: August 07, 2007, 05:37:45 AM »
Jan, Im so sorry I hope they pull through
I echo rod's comments
lots of love
xxx
ACT NOW TO CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE TRAVEL BAN:
http://campaigning.tht.org.uk/cms/cmsloader?WfJVLp&view=11,301,1385,0,-html

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=17352.0


"I'm not keen on the idea of the afterlife - not without knowing who else will be there and what the entertainment will be. Personally I'd rather just take a rest." Oscar Berger, PWA: Looking AIDS in the Face, 1996. RIP.

Offline carousel

  • Member
  • Posts: 821
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #31 on: August 07, 2007, 05:40:20 AM »
Jan, that's terrible.  Some people can be so thoughtless.

I hope the rest of the goats are back on their feet as soon as possible.

Thanks Rab for keeping us posted.

Heartfelt best wishes

Offline mrtallguy

  • Member
  • Posts: 199
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #32 on: August 07, 2007, 05:58:01 AM »
Jan....that is SO cool that you have goats....and so NOT cool that you have thoughtless neighbors!!

My prayers and wishes for the best possible outcome!!

Thanks RAB for watching over Jan and this horrible situation!

LOTS OF MRTALLGUY HUGS!!

Craig
I AM DETERMINED TO SEE THINGS DIFFERENTLY!
--ACIM

Offline Ann

  • Administrator
  • Member
  • Posts: 28,140
  • It just is, OK?
    • Num is sum qui mentiar tibi?
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #33 on: August 07, 2007, 06:31:02 AM »
Oh Jan, I'm just speechless. I'm hoping this was an accident, but I can't shake the feeling it wasn't.

Whatever, I'm very sorry and will be keeping you all in my thoughts.

((((((Jan))))))

Hugs,
Ann
xxx
Condoms are a girl's best friend

Condom and Lube Info  



"...health will finally be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for." Kofi Annan

Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

Offline Nadine

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,253
  • Member since: August 2005
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #34 on: August 07, 2007, 06:37:49 AM »
This is breaking my heart  :'(

Sending you strength and lots of love!


Offline Peter Staley

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,337
  • Founder & Advisory Editor, AIDSmeds.com
    • AIDSmeds.com
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #35 on: August 07, 2007, 07:01:01 AM »
Jan -- this is terrible.  Like Ann, I'm also very worried this wasn't an accident, but pray it was, and that all your animals survive.

Love,

Peter

Offline emeraldize

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,350
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #36 on: August 07, 2007, 07:30:36 AM »
Hi Jan,

I am so sorry to learn of your kids' traumas. Hoping the toxicity passes through them without further loss.

Hug to you.
Em

Offline J.R.E.

  • Member
  • Posts: 7,180
  • Joined Dec-2003 Living positive, since 1985.
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #37 on: August 07, 2007, 07:55:24 AM »
Jan,

I am truly sorry to hear what has happened. My heart goes out to you... Wishing the best...



Ray
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 12.5mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=40802.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=45159.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39722.msg495621;topicseen#msg495621

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=46806.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39414.msg491701#msg491701


 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

Offline Alain

  • Member
  • Posts: 680
  • I am.
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #38 on: August 07, 2007, 08:09:16 AM »
{{{{{Jan}}}}},

I am so sorry about this whole event.

I trust that the strong woman you are, will see you through this very sad situation.

I hope and send you strength for the best possible outcome.

Alain. :-* :-*

Offline GSOgymrat

  • Member
  • Posts: 5,031
  • HIV+ since 1993. INTJ
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #39 on: August 07, 2007, 08:10:58 AM »
How horrible. I'm hoping your goats recover soon.

Offline bear60

  • Member
  • Posts: 4,104
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #40 on: August 07, 2007, 08:22:13 AM »
Jan.......You are one brave cookie!!! I hope this turns out ok.  I will be thinking of you, and your animals.

Poz Bear Type in Philadelphia

Offline David_CA

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,246
  • Joined: March 2006
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #41 on: August 07, 2007, 09:11:37 AM »
Jan,

We had a neighbor that liked to give antifreeze to cats and dogs... mine included, so I know what it's like.  I just hope this was an accident.  You're in our thoughts.  Thanks for letting us know, Rocky.

David (& David)
Black Friday 03-03-2006
03-23-06 CD4 359 @27.4% VL 75,938
06-01-06 CD4 462 @24.3% VL > 100,000
08-15-06 CD4 388 @22.8% VL >  "
10-21-06 CD4 285 @21.9% VL >  "
  Atripla started 12-01-2006
01-08-07 CD4 429 @26.8% VL 1872!
05-08-07 CD4 478 @28.1% VL 740
08-03-07 CD4 509 @31.8% VL 370
11-06-07 CD4 570 @30.0% VL 140
02-21-08 CD4 648 @32.4% VL 600
05-19-08 CD4 695 @33.1% VL < 48 undetectable!
08-21-08 CD4 725 @34.5%
11-11-08 CD4 672 @39.5%
02-11-09 CD4 773 @36.8%
05-11-09 CD4 615 @36.2%
08-19-09 CD4 770 @38.5%
11-19-09 CD4 944 @33.7%
02-17-10 CD4 678 @39.9%  
06-03-10 CD4 768 @34.9%
09-21-10 CD4 685 @40.3%
01-10-11 CD4 908 @36.3%
05-23-11 CD4 846 @36.8% VL 80
02-13-12 CD4 911 @41.4% VL<20
You must be the change you want to see in the world.  Mahatma Gandhi

Offline thunter34

  • Member
  • Posts: 7,314
  • His name is Carl.
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #42 on: August 07, 2007, 09:20:58 AM »
I'm like everyone else here, Jan:  thinking of you and hoping for the best here.  Hang in there.
AIDS isn't for sissies.

Offline Iggy

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,435
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #43 on: August 07, 2007, 09:43:29 AM »
Jan,

I'm sorry about this as I hate to know of you and them suffering so greatly. 

Rab - thanks for letting us all know.

Offline northernguy

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,347
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #44 on: August 07, 2007, 10:39:34 AM »
Jan I'm very sorry to hear of this. Like others, I hope this was an accident.
Apr 28/06 cd4 600 vl 10,600 cd% 25
Nov 8/09 cd4 510 vl 49,5000 cd% 16
Jan 16/10 cd4 660 vl 54,309 cd% 16
Feb 17/10 Started Atripla
Mar 7/10 cd4 710 vl 1,076 cd% 21
Apr 18/10 cd4 920 vl 268 cd% 28
Jun 19/10 cd4 450 vl 60 cd% 25
Aug 15/10 cd4 680 vl 205 cd% 27
Apr 3/11 cd4 780 vl <40 cd% 30
Jul 17/11 cd4 960 vl <40 cd%33
April 15/12 cd4 1,010 vl <40 cd% 39
April 20/12 Switched to Viramune + Truvada
Aug 2/12 cd4 1040, vl <40, cd% 38
Oct 19 cd4 1,110 vl <40 cd% 41

Offline JPinLA

  • Member
  • Posts: 148
  • Cheers!
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #45 on: August 07, 2007, 10:42:20 AM »
Jan - so sorry to hear about this.  I too hope that this was some thoughtless accident and nothing deliberate.  Either way, I hope that your little ones and you come through this well!

JP
11/06 - Diagnosed - VL/5784 & CD4 326
2/07 - VL/6000 & CD4 290 2/07
3//07 -Began Truvada/Viramune 
4/07 VL/undetectable and CD4 320 22%
7/07 VL/undetectable and CD4 286 22%
11/07 VL/undetectable and CD4 302 26%

Offline Life

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,388
  • Member 2005
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #46 on: August 07, 2007, 11:42:53 AM »
Jan,  we saying some prayers for you and your family...

Eric

Offline allopathicholistic

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,258
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #47 on: August 07, 2007, 12:12:29 PM »
Jacob didn't make it!



Omg  :'( He didn't do anything to anyone  :'(

I hope the perpertrator gets caught (or the careless person, depending on what the truth is)


Offline purpledragonfly

  • Member
  • Posts: 149
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #48 on: August 07, 2007, 12:15:07 PM »
Jan, I am so very sorry to read about your babies, I hope the rest pull thru, and if it wasn't an accident i hope you find out who did it and take care of it. I am praying for you and your goats.

Love, Wendy

Offline Jerry71

  • Member
  • Posts: 955
  • {Lexiva, Norvir, Complera} Still Breathing!!!
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #49 on: August 07, 2007, 12:24:42 PM »
So sorry to here about this Jan.

Offline Buckmark

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,527
  • Would you like to tie me up with your ties, Ty?
    • Henry's Home Page
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #50 on: August 07, 2007, 12:43:31 PM »
Jan,

Just wanted to let you know that I'm thinking of you, and your beloved animals.  I can only imagine how devastating this is for you. 

Hugs,

Henry
"Life in Lubbock, Texas, taught me two things:
     One is that God loves you and you're going to burn in hell.
     The other is that sex is the most awful, filthy thing on earth and you should save it for someone you love."
- Butch Hancock, Musician, The Flatlanders

Offline Queen Tokelove

  • Member
  • Posts: 6,033
  • Smokey the Smurf
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #51 on: August 07, 2007, 01:05:34 PM »
I am sorry to hear about this too. Thanks RAB for keeping us informed. People can be really cruel to animals but animals are family too and has feelings...Put your trust in karma that if this person did this intentionally to be mean that he/she will get their own just desserts...Am keeping you in my thoughts, Jan.
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
Cherish the simple things life has to offer

The Royal Blog

Offline Carolann

  • Member
  • Posts: 233
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #52 on: August 07, 2007, 01:30:04 PM »
Dear Jan,

My brother had the most darling pet goat, and I know how sweet they are. I am really hoping that the rest of your kids make it. I know how much you must love them. I too hope this was an accident. You and your goats are in my thoughts.

Hugs,

CA

Offline pozattitude

  • Member
  • Posts: 909
  • Enjoy
    • to find out more about me....
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #53 on: August 07, 2007, 02:30:06 PM »
That is terrible news... I'm so sorry, I hope this was an accident too, I can't imagine someone would do this on purpose.


Rich
POSITIVE PEDALERS... We are a group of people living with HIV/AIDS, eliminating stigma through our positive public example.

Offline LatinAlexander

  • Member
  • Posts: 599
  • Bogota, Colombia
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #54 on: August 07, 2007, 04:34:55 PM »
IDIOTS!. HOW DO THEY DARE TO HURT ANIMALS!!???

I hope your other babies will be fine. Keep it on Jan

POWER TO THE GOATS!!!!

Alex
Poz since Jul 19 2006
Initial numbers : CD4-250 VL 3500
First labs after HAART (Dec 04-2006) : CD4-432 VL-<40 (Undetectable)  cd4%=25.11%
Started HAART: Combivir+Efavirenz Aug 26 7:38 pm
Feb 08 2007 - Gradually stopping HAART cause of Myalgia. Protecting Efavirenz. Stopped Efavirenz, ahead with Combivir....
February 17 Combivir stopped.
April 3 -07 : Started ddi+3tc+efavirenz...
Gay and positive (What a lack of Identity...:) )
Looking for my Ben....

Offline penguin

  • Member
  • Posts: 747
  • The Penguin Whisperer
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #55 on: August 07, 2007, 05:14:41 PM »
:(

thinking of you & the poorly animals - kate x

Offline cayucosguy

  • Member
  • Posts: 133
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #56 on: August 07, 2007, 05:21:29 PM »
Jan, you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Having grown up on a family farm, I can totally empathize with how close and attached you become to your animals.
A pox on the evil-doers who performed this dastardly deed!

Offline J.R.E.

  • Member
  • Posts: 7,180
  • Joined Dec-2003 Living positive, since 1985.
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #57 on: August 07, 2007, 06:14:28 PM »
Jan,

I am not sure if this had been suggested to you, but did you or your husband, call the proper authorities to come check out and investigate ?  I know your going through a lot, I wanted to ask you that earlier.


Ray  :'(
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 12.5mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=40802.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=45159.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39722.msg495621;topicseen#msg495621

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=46806.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39414.msg491701#msg491701


 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

Offline Jody

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,825
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #58 on: August 07, 2007, 06:30:55 PM »
Jan...This is awful news, you are so kind and caring and it breaks my heart that you and your family (human and animal) are suffering so much.  Know Jacob had a great friend in you.  I hope the others little guys pull through.

Thanks RAB for keeping in touch.

Jody  :'(
"Wake up to find out that you are the eyes of the world".
 "Try to discover that you are the song that the morning brings."

Grateful Dead

Offline Christine

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,069
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #59 on: August 07, 2007, 07:09:55 PM »
Oh Jan,
I am so sorry. My heart is breaking for you. We are all sending our good thoughts and prayers your way.

Peace be with you Jacob, and may you be forever grazing in a beautiful pasture with golden sunshine.

Christine, and all of my fur-babies
Poz since '93. Currently on Procrit, Azithromax, Pentamidine, Valcyte, Levothyroxine, Zoloft, Epzicom, Prezista, Viread, Norvir, and GS-9137 study drug. As needed: Trazodone, Atavan, Diflucan, Zofran, Hydrocodone, Octreotide

5/30/07 t-cells 9; vl 275,000

Offline gemini20

  • Member
  • Posts: 262
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #60 on: August 07, 2007, 07:23:09 PM »
Dear Jan,

I am so sorry to hear what has happened to your family of goats. What a terrible experience for you to be going through.

The loss of any animal is heartbreaking and my thoughts and prayers are with you as you come to terms with the death of Jacob and I hope that you do not lose any more.

I will continue to send healing energy for the other goats and to help you cope with this horrible situation.

Emma
Diagnosed 11th September 1991
Current CD4 count 484 (26%); viral load undetectable (December 2011).
Restarting boosted Prezista 08/04/11

Offline RAB

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,895
  • Joined March 2003
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #61 on: August 07, 2007, 07:34:50 PM »
I've just got off the phone with Jan.

They are continuing to "flush" the animals every 4 hours to try and eliminate all the poison from their systems. (However, beginning tonight, they won't have to do it all night long.)

The good news is that so far they are all holding their own, meaning they don't appear to be getting worse and no more have succumb.  Time is the key here, the longer they can go, and if they can get on their feet, then that will be the key.

Simon and Jack are in the worst condition.  Their breathing is still labored but not as bad as it was.  However, they can't get on their feet, which is the real important thing.  They are just too weak.  So they are probably in the most vulnerable condition.

John Boy has gotten on his feet, but falls after taking a couple of steps.

Jenny appears to be doing the best, either because she didn't eat as much, or the poison has had less of an impact on her system.  When the vet was by this morning she did caution Jan that there could be a delayed reaction.  Meaning she could be fine one minute and then take a sudden turn for the worse.

I think we all remember how sick Jacob was when he was a youngster, perhaps that made him more fragile and vulnerable.

The thing that is breaking her heart is that they have moved the goats to the paddock closest to the house, and she can hear them crying out in pain.  She is devastated knowing there isn't more she can do for them. 

All of you know how deeply touched she will be when she has the chance to read this.  Right now Jan is totally focused on doing whatever she can to help the goats get better.  She hopes to check in either tomorrow or the next day to thank all of you for your kindness and love, because "just knowing it's there has given me  a lot of comfort and strength." 

Jan, you've got our love and support.


RAB



Offline Matty the Damned

  • Member
  • Posts: 12,228
  • Ninja Please
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #62 on: August 07, 2007, 07:35:55 PM »
Thanks for the update RAB. :-*

MtD

Offline MOONLIGHT1114

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,918
  • Cheech 2.2.94 - 4.23.10 We miss you so much!
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #63 on: August 07, 2007, 07:43:56 PM »
Thank you very much for the update, RAB.

I had to put my dog down in April, and before that incident, I have never heard of this poem.  It has given me great comfort to think of my pet in this place, knowing that she's waiting for me.  Those of you who have lost a pet before will surely understand.

This is for you, Jan, to help you with your loss of Jacob.  I hope you find comfort in reading this.  Perhaps you'll want to print it out and keep it next to a picture of him.  That's what I've done, I have this poem next to Casie's collar.

http://www.petloss.com/poems/maingrp/rainbowb.htm

~Cindy
HIV+ since '93, 1/12 - CD4 785 and undet.   WOO-HOO!!

Offline milker

  • Member
  • Posts: 4,034
  • Protected phone sex
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #64 on: August 07, 2007, 07:47:15 PM »
Well Jan you must be totally exhausted, so take some good rest when this is over!

Milker.
mid-dec: stupid ass
mid-jan: seroconversion
mid-feb: poz
mar 07: cd4 432 (35%) vl 54000
may 07: cd4 399 (28%) vl 27760
jul 07: cd4 403 (26%) vl 99241
oct 07: cd4 353 (24%) vl 29993
jan 08: cd4 332 (26%) vl 33308
mar 08: cd4 392 (23%) vl 75548
jun 08: cd4 325 (27%) vl 45880
oct 08: cd4 197 (20%) vl 154000 <== aids diagnosis
nov 2 08 start Atripla
nov 30 08: cd4 478 (23%) vl 1880 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
feb 19 09: cd4 398 (24%) vl 430 getting there!
apr 23 09: cd4 604 (29%) vl 50 woohoo :D :D
jul 30 09: cd4 512 (29%) vl undetectable :D :D
may 27 10: cd4 655 (32%) vl undetectable :D :D

Now accepting applications from blowjob ninjas™

Offline mjmel

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,069
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #65 on: August 07, 2007, 07:50:11 PM »
And may I add...that Jan's focus is where it should be given the situation is still grave for awhile yet. Those poor babies are suffering.
What a traumatic experience for those innocents and one of the nicest, sweetest, (and good looking) woman I've encountered on this forum.

Mike

Offline asaint

  • Member
  • Posts: 95
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #66 on: August 07, 2007, 07:53:42 PM »
WOW so sad
 I hope they survive
My prayers are with them
Bob
6/11 VL <50   CD4 (9%)   CD8 (54%}

Offline JeffInNYC

  • Member
  • Posts: 806
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #67 on: August 07, 2007, 08:22:34 PM »
Jan,

I am not sure if this had been suggested to you, but did you or your husband, call the proper authorities to come check out and investigate ?  I know your going through a lot, I wanted to ask you that earlier.


Ray  :'(

Hi Jan,

I know you have so much going on right now...but Ray is absolutely right.  If you havent already, someone should get in touch with the local authorities.  Maybe they cant do anything, but at the very least this incident will go on record.

I am so sorry this happened to your goats and we all know you are doing absolutely everything in your power to be there for them and help them recover. I am sending only the very best thoughts your way. Also, dont forget to take care of yourself as well.

Jeff
 :-*

Offline Basquo

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,259
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #68 on: August 07, 2007, 09:37:24 PM »
My friend Curtis with my friend Jan's goats:



[attachment deleted by admin]

Offline Robert

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,645
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #69 on: August 07, 2007, 09:41:45 PM »
Rab...

thanks for the update.  I've been thinking about jan and  those goats all day!

robert
..........

Offline aztecan

  • Member
  • Posts: 5,398
  • 29 years positive, 57 years a pain in the butt
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #70 on: August 07, 2007, 10:28:26 PM »
My Dear Jan,

This is terrible. I am sorry for this to be happening and I will send healing and positive energy your way.

Know you are in my thoughts.

HUGS,

Mark
"May your life preach more loudly than your lips."
~ William Ellery Channing (Unitarian Minister)

Offline livingpositively

  • Member
  • Posts: 369
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #71 on: August 07, 2007, 10:39:15 PM »
Damn...this sucks.

Thinking about you, Jan, and sending lots of hugs to you and your family.

Hoping you have much better news to report very soon.

Love you,

Shane
4/6/07   CD4 450, % 23, No VL
2/19/07 CD4 487, % 26, VL 47,500
1/4/07   CD4 357, % 27, No VL
10/3/06 CD4 500, % 26, VL 18,000
7/6/06   CD4 530, % 29, VL 83,800
4/6/06   CD4 555, % 28, VL 13,000

Offline cmhjeff

  • Member
  • Posts: 870
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #72 on: August 07, 2007, 11:03:11 PM »
What a crock of shit! I'm so sad yet so angry at the same time. Jan I'll keep you and your goats in my thoughts tonight and I'll say an extra prayer tomorrow when I see the goats at our state fair.

Stay strong for your babies.

Jeff

Offline cjc

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,011
  • Sweet Girl
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #73 on: August 07, 2007, 11:18:09 PM »
Rab, Thank you so much for the update.  Jan, i am so sorry that Jacob died . I hope all your others pull through, have no delayed reactions or any of that. If love alone could heal them, then yours would have already accomplished  it.     Cristy

Offline Longislander

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,486
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #74 on: August 08, 2007, 12:24:15 AM »
 Jan, This is so sad, I have tears in my eyes. I know how heartbroken you must be.  Stay strong for the others, and please take care of yourself at the same time. ( I know you think of yourself as an afterthought, but just the same..)

RAB, thanks for alerting us.

Love,
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 Cliff

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,645
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #75 on: August 08, 2007, 04:36:46 AM »
Thanks for the update RAB!

Jan, I'm hoping things will soon improve and the worst has already happened.  Hang in there!

Love ya,

Cliff

Offline mjmel

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,069
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #76 on: August 08, 2007, 09:19:36 AM »
Jan, trying to figure out how to do the S & H on a cria. USPS not being cooperative.
 :(
Mike

Offline MoltenStorm

  • Member
  • Posts: 477
  • Poz & Fabulous
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #77 on: August 08, 2007, 09:52:05 AM »
People like the ones who dumped those leaves should be wiped off the face of the Earth - preferably as painfully and inhumanely as possible. A slow, painful death is the only thing they deserve - and even that might be too good for them.

Sorry, I lost a puppy due to some asswipe throwing something over the fence - only in my case, it was rat poison. The puppy was only 6 months to a year old. Therefore, I do feel for you, Jan.

Molten
(who sometimes values an animal's life over that of a human)

"Love is always patient and kind. It is never jealous. Love is never boastful nor conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does not take offense and is not resentful. Love takes no pleasure in other people's sins, but delights in the truth. It is always ready to excuse, to trust, to hope, and to endure whatever comes." - 1 Corinthians 13:4-7, adaptation in A Walk To Remember

CD4: 555 / 29% / Undetectable - 7 Nov 2006
CD4: 555 / 29% / Undetectable - 5 Feb 2007

Offline MOONLIGHT1114

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,918
  • Cheech 2.2.94 - 4.23.10 We miss you so much!
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #78 on: August 08, 2007, 10:43:30 AM »
I feel that animals are so very dependent upon us.  The unconditional love they give back to us is immeasurable, in my opinion.

I took my dog to the vets today for grooming, and there was a gentleman with an older goat out front.  I immediately thought of you, Jan.  I hope you and your kids are getting some relief.

Praying for You,

Cindy
HIV+ since '93, 1/12 - CD4 785 and undet.   WOO-HOO!!

Offline AlanBama

  • Member
  • Posts: 3,630
  • Alabama: the 'other' 3rd World Country!
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #79 on: August 08, 2007, 11:52:19 AM »
Dear St. Jan,

I lit a candle on the altar this morning for our precious little Jacob.   He left this earth knowing he was loved very much.

Love & prayers for the others,

Alan
"Remember my sentimental friend that a heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others." - The Wizard of Oz

Offline blondbeauty

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,784
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #80 on: August 08, 2007, 07:07:22 PM »
Dear Jan,
I can´t believe someone can be so cruel with helpless animals. Human cruelty can be unlimited.
I will have you and your goats in my prayers. I can´t imagine something like that happening to Diana (my dog). :-* :-* :-*
The only member in these forums approved by WINBA: World International Nail and Beauty Association.
Epstein Barr +; CMV +; Toxoplasmosis +; HIV-1 +.
Counts when starting treatment:
V.L.:80.200 copies. CD4: 25%=503
Started Sustiva-Truvada 14/August/2006
Last V.L.count (Oct 2013): Undetectable
Last CD4 count (OCT 2013): 52%= 933

Offline Ric Wilke

  • Member
  • Posts: 573
  • I joined AIDSmed.com 10/2002.
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #81 on: August 09, 2007, 12:00:48 AM »
Dearest Dame Jan,

Thom and I weep at your loss of Jacob and the plight of your other kids.  You and Jim are such loving caregivers.  You just do not deserve this.  We pray for all of you.

With all our love, R&T

Offline anniebc

  • Member
  • Posts: 5,942
  • AM member since 2003
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support
« Reply #82 on: August 12, 2007, 05:43:33 AM »
Hi

I just wanted to bump this thread to tell you about the photo's that Basquo posted.

The first one is Curtis and my little boy Jacob having a conversation..he always paid attention when anyone spoke to him, he was always inquisitive and love being the center of attention.

The second one is also Jacob..he was always first in line when there was food around..he loved company and had such a gentle personality....I miss him so much.

Thanks Basquo for posting those wonderful photo's.

Hugs
Jan :-*
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
Never knock on deaths door..ring the bell and run..he really hates that.

Offline Matty the Damned

  • Member
  • Posts: 12,228
  • Ninja Please
Re: A message from Jan--she needs our support -- Some Good News!
« Reply #83 on: August 12, 2007, 09:42:10 PM »
Just a little update message I received from Jan this morning.

Apparently Jack-goat was up on his feet briefly. A most auspicious thing, given how ill he's been. Janno assures me that she's a "very happy little vegemite" today.

MtD

 


Terms of Membership for these forums
 

© 2014 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved.   terms of use and your privacy
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.