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Author Topic: a formal hello  (Read 3976 times)

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Offline SecretKeeper

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a formal hello
« on: October 04, 2007, 11:54:57 PM »
Hello to all the lovely ladies here!  I've been a member for a little while now, but have wanted to wait to introduce myself here until I received my first set of labs.  Well I got them today.  They confirmed that I am positive... CD4 678 (yahoo!), VL 2280 (???) and 33.7%.  So, hello all!  I am 28, have 2 kids (a girl 2 1/2 and a boy 11 months) and I live in Iowa (the center of boredom).   

Anyway, I'm glad that there is a spot here just for women (my husband just doesn't understand certain things ... even if he is poz  ;) ).

Offline emeraldize

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Re: a formal hello
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2007, 01:23:02 AM »
Welcome SecretKeeper!

You've found the right place.
Hope we can tell you some stories that will keep you from mid-winter Iowan boredom. Let us know if we aren't doing enough to keep you warm and interested. Okay?

Em

Offline Queen Tokelove

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Re: a formal hello
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2007, 01:40:02 AM »
Welcome to the Forums, Secret. A great bunch of people here but I'm sure you have witnessed that for yourself. Hope to hear more from you in the future.
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

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Offline Blessed1974

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Re: a formal hello
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2007, 02:24:21 AM »
Hey SK,

I just wanted to add my welcome  ;D

Offline Tamika

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Re: a formal hello
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2007, 04:02:02 AM »

Welcome SK. I'm pretty new myself - and looking forward to a long stay.

tendai

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Re: a formal hello
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2007, 04:09:01 AM »
Hie SK and  Welcome. hope u like it here

Offline BT65

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Re: a formal hello
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2007, 05:40:46 AM »
Hey Secret:
  Welcome and congrats on your lab results.  Hope to hear more from you.
I've never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading the obituary notices.-Clarence Darrow

Offline blacky1980

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Re: a formal hello
« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2007, 10:41:35 AM »
Welcome, to the forum Secret Keeper. I am introducing myself,and  I am blacky1980 and if need someone to I am here. There are many poz ladies that can help you put a smile on  your face.
Blacky1980

Offline courage757

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Re: a formal hello
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2007, 02:35:41 PM »
I am also a long term survivor.  Was hit by a van in 1981 while crossing the street in Manhattan.  I found out on my own that I contracted hiv/hcv in 1986.  Taking HIV meds.  They have changed during the years my T count is around 200.  Are there any other woman that are coinfected?




Offline BT65

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Re: a formal hello
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2007, 06:43:04 AM »
Courage, while I'm not coinfected, I know some of the people on these forums are.  I encourage you to come here regularly and chat with the others.  Introduce yourself to us when you have time, you know, tell us about yourself.  I think it's important that we stick together-
I've never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading the obituary notices.-Clarence Darrow

Offline courage757

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Re:Coinfected Woman
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2007, 07:04:17 PM »
I am married.  No children but have a dog.  I encourage other women that have HIV to be tested for Hep C.  According to my hep C doctor my liver will go before I reach any type of infection from HIV.  I currently take Atripla and Vitaplex.  The Vitaplex is through a prescription. 

I have one brother.  When I am down, his reply would be you are gifted because you are here another day.  I should treat each day as a gift.  It's hard sometimes but it does make sense. 

Feel free to reach out. 

 :)


 


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