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Author Topic: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim  (Read 4200 times)

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Dan J.

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I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« on: October 15, 2007, 11:33:06 AM »
Just because I LIVE WITH HIV/AIDS does not give anyone the right to classify me as a victim. Is anyone else with me?

I am a survivor!

Dan

 :-*

Offline emeraldize

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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2007, 11:38:14 AM »
Hi Dan

Sort of with ya. Needed to think about it for a moment.


I am a temporary, rent-free, storage unit for a small amount of HIV.


Em

Offline pozattitude

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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2007, 11:53:30 AM »
I'm with you Dan,


and if anyone wants to classify me as a victim they better be ready to give me a lot of $$$ since victims are compensated for pain and suffering. 

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

Offline pozniceguy

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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2007, 12:24:03 PM »
Absolutely right Dan , you get what you accept..if you believe you are a victim then you will be....I am also a survivor and intend to stay that way....

Nick
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Offline MOONLIGHT1114

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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2007, 12:53:27 PM »
I AM A SURVIVOR!   :D
HIV+ since '93, 1/12 - CD4 785 and undet.   WOO-HOO!!

Offline Alain

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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2007, 01:52:48 PM »
I am only a victim of my own doings.

I am surviving HIV/Aids the best I can.


Offline Queen Tokelove

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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2007, 01:57:11 PM »
You better believe the Queen is no one's victim....
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 404error

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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2007, 02:57:46 PM »
I am only a victim of political correctness. HIV on the other hand is entirely manageable, for now...
A social critic who promotes equality...

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2007, 03:43:42 PM »
Matty the Damned is more than happy to play the victim card when it serves his purposes.

MtD

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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2007, 03:52:24 PM »
Matty the Damned is more than happy to play the victim card when it serves his purposes.


Same for me.


On a side note I am getting scared that I am going over to the dark side because I am agreeing with more and more of Matty the Damned post's. :o :o :o
"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 emeraldize

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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2007, 05:53:21 PM »
Woods

That would be a dark side note.

 ;)


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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #11 on: October 15, 2007, 05:57:56 PM »
I am only a victim of political correctness. HIV on the other hand is entirely manageable, for now...

I'm almost certain I will regret asking this, but what?
AIDS isn't for sissies.

Offline Dachshund

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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #12 on: October 15, 2007, 05:59:19 PM »
I refuse to be a label queen.

Offline emeraldize

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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2007, 06:05:28 PM »
I'm almost certain I will regret asking this, but what?

I'm not certain I should concede this, but huh?

Offline GSOgymrat

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Re: I refuse to be labeld an HIV/AIDS victim
« Reply #14 on: October 15, 2007, 06:35:37 PM »
I'm a victim... of love.

« Last Edit: October 15, 2007, 06:50:44 PM by GSOgymrat »

 


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