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Author Topic: Ladies' Thread - Part 47: "Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana."  (Read 24613 times)

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Offline MOONLIGHT1114

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I figured I'd start the next thread.  I'm going to do my best to get the links to the other threads in here since its been awhile.  Maybe all of those "guests" who read our posts will want to join in sometime!  :)

Part 46: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=23161.0
Part 45: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=22911.0
Part 44: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=22806.0
Part 43: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=22681.0
Part 42: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=22495.0
Part 41: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=22284.0
Part 40: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=22087.0
Part 39: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=21925.0
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Part 36: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=21381.0
Part 35: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=21101.0
Part 34: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=20903.0
Part 33: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=20717.0
Part 32: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=20535.0
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Part 30: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=20345.0
Part 29: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=20220.0
Part 28: MIA  LOL  We decided to "skip it! "   :D
Part 27: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=20078.0
Part 26: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=19957.0
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Part 11: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=17115.0
Part 10: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=16913.0
Part 9: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=16637.0
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Part 3: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=14375.0
Part 2: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=13850.0
Part 1: http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=12526.0

Besides, I like bananas, they're pretty!   LOL   :P
« Last Edit: September 29, 2008, 07:52:51 PM by MOONLIGHT1114 »
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LOL!  I like the title!
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Offline MplsLady76

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Hello ladies,

I know it has been a while since I posted. Well here is the update:

My supervisor left my job and I am waiting to see if I get the job.

I have re-applied to college and is schedule to return next fall. I am so excited to complete my degree.

Some of my old friends I met here on POZ contacted me and that made me feel really good.

I am now saving money to get up my room as a little dorm room and create a college fund. However with the fallout thats going on, I am concern. My bank might be bought out and closed down.

My cat is happy as always. She loves the outdoors and laying on me. However she does not like to be huged or held. Weird cat.

I hope all is well with you all. Please post soon so I may get caught up.

Much Love

MplsLady
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Hi ladies!!! Just dropping in to say hi!  You all are definitely chatty up in here. 
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Good evening! Wow...it's quite and the all of a sudden everyone's talking! I don't think I will remember everyone, especially since it is on another thread.

Wendy- I am sorry about Billy's step-dad. Is the sam. causing all the stomach pain? I would also totally find out what all that spotting is about. Do you still have your houseguests?

Cindy- Enjoy your days off!!!

Queen- It sounds like you and Sexy are really hitting it off. Sometimes it is best to take it slow... :) How is your shoulder?

BT- I didn't know you were having problems with people on here! Your classes are almost done right?

I know I am forgetting the others....Oh, Wish, I also have very loose bowels in the morning and there is no way I could not make a bathroom run in the morning. I wonder if it is the meds???

Today was just another Monday. I did have a really good lesson when my principal walked in unexpected. All of the 5th grade students got laptops and we have to figure out how to incorporate them as much as possible. Well with anything technological there are always difficulties. One major one was how to teach them something on the computer without a projector to hook my laptop up to. Well we finally got one and today I hooked my laptop to it and was showing the kids how to set up an Excel page, we use them for our reading logs, and it went really well! My principal just happened to walk in and was so excited about me using the technology and  about the kids being 100% focused that she took a picture of us....LOL! Let's just say I nailed it today...YAY ME!  :) On a sad note, one of the boys in my class fell off the bars at recess and they think he broke his wrist. Poor thing. What is bad is now my principal will probably ban playing on the bars. Whenever a kid gets hurt playing she puts a stop to whatever they were doing that caused the injury. One year two kids ran into each other and bonked heads so then there was no more chasing on the blacktop. I mean kids get hurt. Nothing was unsafe. That's about all. I need to get some work done. Have a good night!

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Hello, everyone. I've been having trouble with loosing my internet connection so hopefully this goes through. I still don't have Lucas' test results. They don't call me I have to give them ~2 weeks then call. I tried today but the person who gets me his results is out till 10/1.

Wendy - My condolences on Billy's step-dad. I hope you are feeling better. Definitely talk to your GYN about what's happening. I use to have hellish cramps and the Thermacare patches did more to get me through the day than anything else.

Cindy - My husband was in a car accident the end of June and has herniated discs in his cervical spine now. The pain was really bad and he had numbness & weakness in his right arm. Last Tuesday he had an epidural steroid injection. Things aren't back to normal, but the pain is much, much less and his strength and sensation are coming back. Have you ever tried this?

BT - I'm sorry you've had to change your screen name. People can be such jerks >:(.

Well, I better go it's pretty late here. Take care everyone!

Amy

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Hi Mom~

Its my c6 and c7 that are damaged, although they say only "mild to moderate."  The trouble permeates to the rhomboids and shoulders (upper back and base of neck where those two vertebra are), the muscles are too weak to support my neck and head.  Yes, I had the injections years ago in each shoulder blade, called "trigger point injections."  They felt like bee stings and brought on more pain.

I really don't have terrible pain all of the time, just stiffness and a neck that won't work.  The muscles have gone kaput.

I go see my diabetic doc today so I'll get a copy of my labs from the draw last week.  Wish me luck.

~Cindy
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Morning ladies,

Cin, thanks for starting the new thread.  Love the title.  Please let us know what your labs are.  Is there anything at all they can do for your neck/back?  I mean, have all avenues been exhuasted?

Snow, have you tried taking Immodium right before you go to bed?  I wonder if that would help the diarrhea in the morning?

Queen, I changed my screen name because the other name I was using was my real name and I don't want any trouble because of it.  Don't worry, it wasn't the green. ;)

Mpls, good to hear from you.  I have a kitty, but I don't let her outside.  She doesn't like to be held at all.  She does lay by me though. I think it's great that you're going back to school.  I wouldn't get too panicked yet about your bank.  Yesterday was only temporary I think; just an initial reaction.  Just relax and try not to worry.  And if your bank does get boughtout, I would check into joining a credit union; I belong to one and don't worry about the "credit crunch."

Andrea, what grade do you teach again?  I couldn't imagine teaching kids to do anything with a computer.   I imagine the principal stops things that get kids hurt because of liability.  You know how people sue so often nowadays.  Four more weeks (including this week) until my classes change.

#1, So, you'll have Lucas' results 10/1?  Please let us know how he's doing.  And give him a hug for me.

Nothing much happening here.  Just watching the morning news.  They said Wall St. is up by 100+ points.  I hope the house stands their ground on the bailout package.  I realize something needs to happen, but they need to be damn sure it's detailed out.  Taxpayers don't need to pay CEO's multi-million dollar severance packages anymore.  Especially CEO's who acted criminally.  They need to be held accountable.  My two cents.

The only thing happening today is school.  I'll probably catch up on my reading.  I was thinking about calling about these part-time jobs, but they're telemarketing and I remember well what happened last year when I tried telemarketing.  I lasted a month and 1/2.  So I'm undecided right now as to whether or not to call.     Have a good day ladies.
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Offline MOONLIGHT1114

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Hi GFs~

I just got back from seeing my diabetic doctor and got a copy of my labs.  I should be a doctor, lol.  Everything I suspected is true, which means nothing is wrong with me except for maybe this neck!  Here's the run-down:
Lyme Disease - same result as Jan 2008, poss infection as child, I am 1/100 over the equivocal range
Iron - FINE without the supplements which I stopped 2 mos ago
A1C - "measure of diabetic sugar levels" up to 8.1 so we switched insulins today :)
         I am starting on "Levemir" a long-acting insulin. :D
Total cholesterol - improved much to my surprise, down to 169!
CD4 & VL - 560, undetectable at 37%  :)
RPR - non-reactive (syphilis)
Hep C - non-reactive

So, considering all of the damn stress I have had for three months, this looks good.  I will really have to look into getting my neck taken care of, cause I think its the root of all evil, more so than side-effects from Sustiva.

Hey!  On a whim, I perused the paper yesterday and faxed a resume in to a local doc's office, they need a bookkeeper.  Don't you know they actually called me this morning before I left for the doc appt?  And did I mention their building sits right next to my doc's building, as well as my GYNs? 

Yep, I have an interview at 3pm.  I went low when they asked what I would work for, I think that's what got me the interview.  This place is about 6 miles from my house, if that.  So a 12-mile commute, driving slow, no highways with all of my stores and docs nearby is PRICELESS!  I may just go in and tell these people I REALLY REALLY want to work for them if all looks good.  Going 75 miles a day to my current job is compromising my lifestyle, and with the trouble I've had with PITA, it just doesn't seem worth it.  So, I have my interview outfit ready and I am excited! 

Wish me luck, I hardly EVER get interviews this close to home!!!   ;D   ;D

~ Cindy

P.S. - Snow, listen to BT, Imodium is M-A-G-I-C!!!
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Just popping in quick to say hello while Lucas naps.

BT - I'll let you all know Lucas' lab results when they come in. He's doing well. Talking more every day. Thanks for the loving concern.

Cindy - Wow 8.1 is up there. I hope the Levemir gives you better control. I'm glad the other tests were good. Your cholesterol is better than mine and I'm on prevachol to get it down  ;D. I wanted to wish you good luck with your interview. I realise you're there now and wanted to say I'm praying this goes your way.

Amy
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Hi Mom~

I said the same thing about 8.1 but my doc made me feel better.  He said this is only a few months at this higher level, not years and years of my life.  Some diabetics just DECIDE not to take insulin even when they are supposed to!   :o   ???  I can't imagine.  My doc sees some people on a regular basis like this, and their A1Cs are up over 13 or so.  I immediately felt better.  :)  I told him I use the food as a crutch to keep a higher sugar level for my commute home.  With the neck probs at the end of the day, the last thing I need is low blood sugar.

I'm on Pravachol as well for the cholesterol.  Must have been that long walk the other weekend that burned it all out of my system.  :)

The interview went well.  I started talking about how I had more to offer than bookkeeping skills.  I shared that I understood medical claims, EOBs, HIPAA, discretion, confidentiality....I have my fingers crossed.  The girl was really impressed!  :)

Back at Iceman's house and it looks like storms are coming in.  I hope my drive home tonight is a safe one.  I hate storms, lightning makes me jumpy!

~Cindy
« Last Edit: September 30, 2008, 09:41:06 PM by MOONLIGHT1114 »
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Just breezing through. Not much going on really. My shoulder is feeling much better, I forget who asked about it but thanks for asking. My sugar hit 8.1 and that's when my doc started me on the Lantus shot. It seems to be pretty good, the past two days my fasting sugar was down to 111. Not sure if that was because I had no Pepsi or the Lantus is balancing out. I am still at 30 units til I see him on Friday.

I missed my support group today, I had no gas but I'll go next week. I am wondering what is going on with this economy. Didn't congress turn down that 700 billion dollar loan? This country is going to shit and quick, thanks a lot Bush. I was talking to a few of my friends who had never voted a day in their life like me and they have registered and is voting OBAMA. Something has to give or we are fucked BIG TIME.

Well enough of me trying to be political. I need to smoke one. Have a good night ladies.
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2/6/08 CD4- 401 VL- undetectable
5/7/08 CD4- 705 VL- undetectable
6/4/08 CD4- 775 VL- undetectable
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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---
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6/17/09 CD4- 438 VL- 439
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Moon- I hope you get that job, sounds like it would be a great improvement.

Hi Queen- I have beent trying to listen to all the election and bailout and it all gives me a big headache.  Just seems like one big clusterfuck to me.  I want Obama to win but all the stories I hear about the votes getting miss counted or messed with scares me to death.  Glad to hear your shoulder is feeling better. 

Betty- That is a good idea to take the immodium at night, I will try that starting tonight.  3 more days for money, YeeHAH!!!

#1- That must be very frustrating not to be able to get the results.  Have you been able to meet any mothers in your area to talk with?

Viv- I can't believe all your 5th graders got laptops, that is pretty cool.  That must have made you feel really good to have your prinicipal see that.  You know what my daughter told me the other day?  I have been trying to get the trip  lets into the habit of doing homework after school so she comes up to me and says " My teacher told me I don't have any homework and I am going to listen to her!"  The little shit, thats at 5, can you imagine what she will come up with when she is 15?

Hope everyone has a good night!
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Good luck with the job Cindy. It sounds like it would be great for you. Would a neck brace help you? Not very pretty I know but at least you'd have the support.

Queen - I'm not sure why they turned down that proposal but it may have been some wording they did not like. They will figure out something I am sure. I dont think they will let the US crash.

Snow -  ;D been there

I'm not overly concerned with the spotting. Last month when I went to the doctor for a refill they gave me the wrong prescription. When i went back for the right one they did not take back the old one which was a weaker version of what I am taking. So I thought I would take the old one for a couple of weeks and so I could skip my period from now on because they wont allow me to fill the real prescription until I've used up the placebo week. I'm not sure if that made since but if I stretched it out long enough I can now fill my script before the placebo week and forever skip my period.
One month of screwing up my period is worth it to me if I can from now on not have to have a period.
I asked my Gynecologist if I could do this before and she refused to saying I needed to keep a healthy uterus. Its stupid because I cant have children I don't need to keep my uterus ready for making babies. She isn't even a doctor I think she is a nurse practitioner and its a county clinic so they are always chincy with medications.

I don't know if any of that made any since or not but I think once I start my next months birthcontrol package the spotting should stop. Its gotten to be very minimal enough for just a panty liner.

Dr. Wendy aye?   LOL I guess I play doctor sometimes on myself. Self diagnosis is a specialty maybe.  ::)
You know sometimes you can tell whats wrong with you because you've been there and done that often enough you can just go to the doctor and say "hey I've got an ear infection" or "hey I need some fluconazole because I am yeasty"  I just don't want to have a period anymore. They hurt tremendously and to be frank it makes be feel bitchy and dirty.

I took my son to get his haircut today. He had some god aweful dredlocks. LOL he only had them for 3 days before he decided they itch too much to keep. He is now pretty much bald. Which is fine with me.

The house guest have plans to move on the 4th of October. Yeahhhhh woo whooo privacy  ;D
I'll still see the baby all the time I am sure so thats no big deal. She is trying to crawl now and pulling herself up to stand. Which scares the heck out of me because she has noooo ballance. I told her daddy tonight she is going to wind up with alot of bruises and crack her skull plenty of times before she gets it right. She is teething right now too. But fortunately they have themselves a very well behaved kiddo. She occupies herself real well and does not cry often. They dont know how lucky they are I bet.

anywho I hope you all have a nice night.

hugs

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Queen--I don't have gas either.  Do you live in GA??  I can't believe it's going to be at least another two weeks before they get gas over here.
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wendy -  the countdown begins! i have my sisiter and her son over but i dont mind coz she cooks cleans etc and im glad for the company.  even though the kid does his best to kick me out of my bed with his giraffe legs in his sleep. he's going to be a tall one that one. and he's so cute with his big head, huge eyes and tiny mouth.

cindy - i have my fingers crossed that u get this job. sounds like a job from heaven location-wise and no more PITA drama!

Betty - i dont really understand the wall street thing. wouldnt people benefit from the government bailing out those guys?  guess bush is as popular over there as mugabe is over here.but nah, i exaggerate i dont think theres anyone more disliked by his own people than old bob.  i cant wait for your elections and Obama wins.  this year sure is eventful politically world wide.  all the resignations, deaths, firings, power-sharing deals etc. never a dull moment.
have u decided about the part-time job? good luck with that.

queen - glad your shoulders better now. hows sexy doing?

ooooh i nearly got my ass arrested on saturday.  my older sisters husband send her some money and she asked me to collect it and change it into local currency for her. which i did. of course i had to go it outside with the illegal dealers. so we were walking around trying to find somewhere i could count the money safely and these guys show up. they're not in uniform or anything one of them just flashes some funny ID and they started saying "come with us u're under arrest we've been watching u since you got here what what"  F*ing assh*les. they hit for a $1000 -for lunch they said.  i dont know how much that is in your currency but its not all that much really, coz u cant buy anything much with it. i was thinking "oh shit im going to be in the papers - "illegal forex baronness nabbed by plainclothes officers". And to think that i might have been arrested for money that wasnt even mine! thank Mugabe for corruption in the police force!

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Morning ladies,

Cin, good luck getting that job.

Amy, isn't it today that you're supposed to get Lucas' labs?

Queen, glad your blood sugar's balancing out and your shoulder's feeling better.  I hope it continues.

Snow, the countdown for money is on.  The last week is always the longest.

Wendy, hey.  I play doctor a lot also.  We know our bodies the best.  I know you can't wait until those kids move out and you have your own space back.

Tendai, yeah, it would be a disaster if they don't approve the bailout package, but the wording needed to be fine-tuned.  The CEO's in this country make too much money when their company goes under.  They get severance packages, of several million dollars.  And it's their fault the banks (and companies) go under.  They gave people mortgages and credit who they knew really couldn't afford to pay the money back.  Then they could sell that to these hedgefunders, who also make millions and millions.  But, to not bailout somehow, people would be screwed.  A lot of people's money like their retirements are counting on this bailout.  Anyway, I can't believe those fuckers scammed you out of that money.  I absolutely hate that shit.  We get police impersonators around here, but it's usually an assault that results.  And no, I don't believe Bush is hated more than Mugabe.  You've won hands-down on that one.

Well, I got a "C" on the Microeconomics exam.  The teacher said the majority of the class did.  So I don't feel so bad.  Now only three more weeks of it and that'll be history.  I can't wait. 

Today I'm just going to work on homework and read, then my Government class tonight.  I have nothing to report, so you ladies have a good day.
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It would be nice if the situation could be fixed without using our tax dollars. I did not pay taxes to bail out some rich guys.

Offline Queen Tokelove

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As usual not much going on with me. Today was my small check so I paid out the people I owe, put some gas in the car, bought some cigs and now I am broke til Friday. My sugar was even better today, it was 106. I am thinking my doc will prolly leave me at 30 units.

I need to take my braids down but I am totally being lazy. I will get it done and braided over before Monday which is when I got to check out this school I want to go to. Had a date set with Sexy but something came up so supposedly he will call me later. We shall see.

C--- Nah, I am in Pa. I usually run out of gas between checks. There's no gas in Ga? I am off to play some games and watch tv. Have a good day everyone.
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6/4/08 CD4- 775 VL- undetectable
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2/4/09  CD4- 484  VL- 18,000 (2 months off meds)
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Hi GFs~

A quick check -in.....I went back to work after my 4-day mini vacation and they had switched everything up on Monday.  I was pissed at first because the girls and I are supposed to be a united front. Turns out certain people were going on vacation, etc, so the mgr was trying to implement our chenges when the higher-ips were there.  So now we are all basically doing full-cycle bookkeeping for a handful of properties each, beginning to end.  Before we all did specific things for all of the properties, I did the AP.

Well, the girls are having a shit-hemmorage and I don't blame them, but I was smiles all day.  All I did was hand off my work to my mgr who is now taking on the books for the other side of the company -- which I did before in addition to my AP.  I am actually breathing a sigh of relief.

Get this, there are about 30 properties and I only got five (there are 4 bookkeepers).  What?!?!?!?  I asked my manager and the girls point blank if I was getting fired and is that why they only gave me five properties and some girls got ten?  I was joking but wanted an answer.  PITA being so nosey talked to the manager later and found out that I got the "difficult" properties because I seem to be most capable of handling them.  Hee-hee-hee-hee-hee-heeeeeeeeeee!   :D   :D   :D   I knew I could do this work, so they give me the stuff that takes more thinking.  Mmmm-hmmmm, nuff said.  PITA was struggling with basic stuff today, like keeping property numbers straight while what we should be worried about is the concept of interpreting financial statements.  One girl thinks they might let PITA go cause she can't grasp any of this stuff.

Now watch, I'll get that other job offer.  Not that I'd mind......  ;D

Iceman invited me to stay over again and go to work from his place again tomorrow.  Good thing I brought extra meds.  ;)

~ Cindy
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Hi ladies.  I'm still trying to learn everyone and their stories.  :)

I don't have anything really eventful going on in my life these days other than adjusting to my new life.  I can't believe it's only been two weeks since I found out I was positive.  I was already stressed out at work, so after I found out, it's like I've been on auto pilot.  Last month, I found out my mother had lung cancer, and that was devastating, and then testing positive, which was a complete shock.  I really want more than anything to take some time off from work if things would just simmer down for a bit.

The best thing about this board is that it helps me see that HIV will not always be the only thing I think about all day everyday.  From reading, it does seem that most people get on to some sense of normalcy after a few months, and newbies go through a very dark period. 
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Good job, Moon!

BT- I tried the immodium with my meds last night and didn't have any problems today. YE- HAAH!  Thanks for the suggestion.

Sweet C-  I didn't realize you had tested poz so recently.  Sorry to hear about your Moms cancer.  Things will quiet down after a while and will reach a comfort level.

Ten- Geezo, That must have been scarey!  The only way someone could $1000 off of me, was if I  just robbed a bank.  I had to look up the exchange rate, but it would be about 144,250.00  :o.

Dr. Wendy- How have you been feeling? ;D  Glad to hear you wil be getting your privacy back soon.

My Mom came and visited today and we hit the local Goodwills.  I have to make sure we get out the door on time tomorrow cuz my son has an eye appt. at 8:45.  It will be so nice to be able to get him so new glasses



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Hello all. I am very tired tonight so I am just doing a drop in. Have a good night....now I am going to bed!  :)

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Yeah, me too Sweet C, I keep trying to jump in here and get to know all the women but the threads go back so far that I couldn't possibly know what is going on, so I guess I will just start from here.  I think we emailed eachother before, but  I am newly infected too and I feell "normal" already. I really didn't think I would those first two weeks or so, I looked at every day as my last. I was looking through my picture albums online the other night from that week I was diagnosed and I know I had to of taken my kids to 20,000 museums, aquariums, parks and zoos thinking I had to cram as much enjoyment in their life before the end. I snapped out of that quick. Anyway, things are as usual with me. Working in the stock market is no fun right now and not having any money to take a break and go out somehwere with my boyfriend is taking it's toll on my mentality but hopefully there is light at the end of the tunnel. We had our annual AIDS walk here in town this past weekend and raised about $178,000 so I think my ASO will be able to help me get caught up on my mortgage and electric bill. I did raise a couple hundered myself. I took my kids a friend and my roomate and his two dogs and we were dead last, not that it was a race. We could hear crickets when we arrived back at the starting gate. It was funny. I am desperately trying to quit smoking. I had quit for 4 years and just started back in July, I keep telling myself with this cold weather that just started last night I won't want to go outside and smoke. I will probably end up buying a heater and just resort to the garage. Ughhh.

Have a good one!

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12/24/07-infected
1/3/08-ARS began
2/12/08-diagnosed
Initial Vl=99000
CD4=585
2/14/08-began Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir
3/01/08=Swapped Reyataz for Viramune
5/1/08:     vl= undetectable
                cd4=1250
10/24/08:  vl=undetectable
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12/4/08:    vl=254 (hopefully just a small blip)
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Hey ladies,

Cin, good job.

SweetC, things will get better.  All you have to do is hang in there.  I'm sorry about your mum.  I lost both my parents within the last year.

Snow, I'm glad the Immodium worked.  What's going on with you?

Andrea, I looked at the time you posted and it was after midnight.  I thought "wow, she was up late!"  Then I realized you're three hours earlier than I am.  So, it wasn't as late your time as I thought it was.  I hope you're feeling a bit rested today.

Jenny, I used Chantix to quit smoking.  And that was after 31 years of heavy smoking.

I'm waiting for my therapist to come over, which is actually almost an hour away.  Then at 2:30, I'm going to see the diabetes educator.  She's a nurse and nutritionist who specializes in diabetes.  Then at 5:00 tonight I'm going to Obama's campaign headquarters here to do a little volunteering. 

Class last night was alright (Government).  I have an exam to do though and the questions are all research-essay questions (there's 10 of them).  I'm not going to do any of it today.  Probably not tomorrow either.   Nothing else to report.  You all have a nice day.
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Hi everyone, Sorry I didn't post yesterday. Lucas has had a runny nose and generously decided to share LOL. He just has a runny nose, but I got the full deal, sinuses that feel like they are going to explode, sore throat, body aches, chills and no energy. Hubby didn't get home from work till I was putting Lucas to bed, and then he needed the computer. I didn't have the energy to wait till he was done and went to bed.

The nurse from PID called last evening with Lucas's test results. His viral load is still undetectable thank God  :)! They only do his CD4 every other time since he's been stable and they try to minimize how much blood they take since he's so small. They did liver tests since it had been a year. ALT 21 T. Bili 0.2 and Alk Phos 328. The Alk Phos is a little high but she said that is normal when they are growing or getting ready to get taller. He's small so a growth spurt wouldn't be bad ;D. The other results are normal.

Cindy - Congratulations! It's about time you're recognized for your excellent work! I'm still praying you get the other job because of the location though.

Betty - Congratulations on the passing grade. Thank you for your concern for Lucas. It means alot :-*.

Snow - It is frustrating waiting for the test results. They only call if they notice a problem, and I'm too paranoid that something could get missed if I don't track it myself. I don't know any other moms in my area. I know when I had the resent problem with getting his medicine that he's the only one in this part of the state on liquid Videx.

Wendy - I had problems with ovarian cysts and endometriosis. I was put on continuous cycle birth control pills for years. When I had to have my emergency total hysterectomy after complications from invitro fertilization my uterus was fine. No problems from the years of continuous cycling.

SweetC & Jennynyc7 - I haven't been posting here long. I felt a little overwhelmed  :o when I saw how far back the postings went. I decided to just jump in and start from there ;). Everyone has been very nice and welcoming. Just learn as you go like I am. This is a great group of ladies :)!

SweetC - I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. You've got more thrown at you at one time to deal with than alot of folks could handle. You're in my thoughts and prayers. I hope you're able to get some time off.

Well, while Lucas naps I'm going to try and grab some Zzz too. Have a good day everyone!
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Hi GFs~

Iceman has had me at his house every night since Sunday, and I have been going to work from here these past two days.  Its been fun cause he has a comfy place, and he's been feeding me dinner every night.  I went home yesterday after work to get more meds for the weekend and more dog food for Cheech.  At the time, there were cops waiting to talk to somebody on the next street over.  Its a nice neighborhood, but its older, 25 years, so the riff-raff has been trickling in over the past few years.  Makes me wonder if they were REPOing a car or busting someone.  It was hard to see.  Times are tough, so the REPO would make sense.

My neck is killing me.  I pulled it yesterday, so I have some pain along with the "no strength" thing I am always dealing with.  I found my old neck brace up in the closet so I'll prob wear it while I am driving.  I have enough leave and no work to do, I really want to call in.  Shit.  I'll go get Ice's opinion.  My neck is in spasms.  With all of the changes implemented on Oct. 1st at the office, my desk has cleared out.  Much LESS work, but the beginning of the month is tough when the bank stmts come in.  Hell, if they arrive today, they can wait until Monday, right?  LOL  ;)

BT, do you have finals this week?  Must be soon, right?

~ Cindy
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I live in a bad neighborhood (my section is nice but just a couple blocks over os bad). I have only been in the hood for about 6 mo and have seen numerous drug busts, matter of fact their is a crack house down the block and boy do they do the business. It's funny cuz a couple weeks ago my neighbor backfired his riding mower and it must of sounded like a gunshot and the cops came rolling in but yet the crack house is never in trouble.

Man, neck pain is the worse. I hope it gets better for ya soon. Who is Iceman if I may ask? I can't seem to find that thread.

I am dealing with some stomach issues. I have been thinking for some time it is just normal stuff but the more it happens, like yesterday.. I think it is the meds finally taking it's toll. It isnt horrible but I did have to leave work a bit early. It's not diarrhea necessarily but just a general nasty feeling all over my tummy. It's a bit better today though. If it keeps happening maybe I will lose the 20 more pounds I have been aiming for.....just in time for my boyfriends cd release party where I may have to go on stage and do some backup (I did it on their cd).
12/24/07-infected
1/3/08-ARS began
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Initial Vl=99000
CD4=585
2/14/08-began Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir
3/01/08=Swapped Reyataz for Viramune
5/1/08:     vl= undetectable
                cd4=1250
10/24/08:  vl=undetectable
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12/4/08:    vl=254 (hopefully just a small blip)
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Hi GFs~

I ended up staying home and lounging on Iceman's couch, catching up on Fall shows.  Jenny, Iceman is my BF, yesterday was 11 months for us.  He is neg and knows my status.  He has been so GOOD to me!  :) 

I called my chiropractor and got an 11am appt today.  She went to rub the muscles of my back and said "oh boy...."  Much worse than the golfball knot I had in August.  I asked her what we could do and reminded her that last year I was getting treatments 2x a week with her plus therapuetic massage 1x a week, and still had probs.  She suggested a pain mgmt clinic or epideral shots.  Sorry, I am NOT having an epideral for anything unless I am "pushing out a puppy" which isn't going to happen.  LOL

I am starting to get sore now from the adjustments she did, but its normal, not too bad.  I go back next Thursday.  So much for an extra paycheck this month, although I DID budget in 3 visits to the chiropractor. 

I also started my new insulin, Levemir, this morning, so we'll see how I do on it.  Its a long-acting insulin, like Humulin N or an NPH insulin. 

Well, Cheech is here looking at my chicken sandwich, so I'd better share now, lol.   ;D  Anyone have an October birthday?

~Cindy
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Awwww okay, I figured it was but didn't want to assume. That's awesome. My bf is neg and we have been together only 2 months. I remember getting adjustments at the chiropractor and how sore I was that night but man I swear by em, I just can't afford the co-pays and geeeeze they want you to come like everyday or they claim the treatment won't work....ackkkk no thanks. Glad you had it in your budget. Maybe I will budget in a couple pair of undies next check, which I am in dire need of.

Just an hour left in my work day and the Bailout passed the House so maybe my job will get a bit easier.

Have a great weekend!
12/24/07-infected
1/3/08-ARS began
2/12/08-diagnosed
Initial Vl=99000
CD4=585
2/14/08-began Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir
3/01/08=Swapped Reyataz for Viramune
5/1/08:     vl= undetectable
                cd4=1250
10/24/08:  vl=undetectable
                cd4=1172 (55%)

12/4/08:    vl=254 (hopefully just a small blip)
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Hey all,

Amy, I hope you get to feeling better.  Having those general achey feelings with stuffiness is the worst.

Cin, finals are in three weeks.  Believe me, I'm so ready for the microecon class to be over.  I'm glad you're able to go to the chiropracter's.  Maybe that will give you some relief.

Today I went shopping and did laundry.  I've just now landed.  I think tonight I'm going to get one of those on-demand movies from Comcast.  The Rolling Stones movie is on there and I really want to see it.  I ordered Juno last month.  That was an excellent movie. 

Tomorrow I'm not sure what I'm going to do.  The LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) book store is having a picnic.  It's supposed to be sunny and 65.  I might go to that.  Goodwill is having one of their 50% off days, so I might do that also, but with a very restricted amount of money so I don't go nuts.  Anyway, that's about all the news for now.  I hope you ladies have a good evening.
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Glad you had it in your budget. Maybe I will budget in a couple pair of undies next check, which I am in dire need of.

Hee hee!   :D   I had undies in my budget as well, but my mother (yes, my mother....) brought some by last weekend.  They are a tad too big but they were FREE!!!

I have been napping at Iceman's and the two dogs next door have been barking for an hour to be let in.  The neighbors are very nice, but the young mother is out front of the house with her toddler and newborn, so she's not letting the dogs in.

So, I just let Cheech out to have a good run up and down the fenceline, and "I" started howling at ALL of them, lol, lmao!!!   :o   :o 

I'm a hoot sometimes.

~ Cindy
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Oh, I am so mad, I just lost my whole thing.  My daughter lost her first tooth and I was putting it in an envelope for her and hit the wrong button when I sat back down.  :'(

Jenny- I don't understand the bailout or why it didn't pass the first time.  You work on Wallstreet?

Sweet C- How are you holding up?

BT-  I hope you can find something good at the Goodwill?  They just opened up a Goodwill outlet here and everything is a dollar or cheaper. I found a Navajo sandpainting for .50 cents  :D  How was the Rolling Stone movie?  I had even heard of that one.  I have been taking the kids back and forth to school, volunteering, helping my Dad build his house, going to football practices and games.  I love this time of year around here, it isn't too hot and the leaves are changing.  I haven't had a problem yet since I started taking the immodium at night.   ;D  I found out today that shitbag is getting out tomorrow.  I am so pissed, I thought we still had over a week and I didn't get a modification or a RO yet.  I am so tired of dealing with this guy!  How is school going? I have been kinda stressed so I started my period early and we all know that is always a joy.

Keeping- How is the baby making going? ;D ;D ;D ;D

Lucas's Mom- How are you and the little one feeling? 

Moon- You are a trip!  Does Cheech get along with other dogs?  I was moving my full size mirror in my room yesterday and my big dog saw his reflection in it and started barking and growling.  I thought he was going to attack it and break the mirror, I need all that bad luck like I need a whole in the head.


Queen- How is Sexy and how is your shoulder feeling?
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Viv- I hope you had a good week at school!  I lost your myspace acct when I had to re-do mine because I am retarded! :o

  Win- How are you feeling?


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Hi all, I have been MIA,welcome Jenny and SWeet,I jus t got back on line and paid my internet bill, Yeah!!!!! I have been missing you all! I really went through withdrawls not being online,I have so much catching up to do, Yes we had a shortage of gas here in georgia, about a week ago, things seem to be better now. Love to all. checking in tomorrow. :-*
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Cindy, you can't beat free underwear. ;)  BTW, which insulin were you on before Levemir?  Please let me know how that insulin works for you.  I'm curious.

Snow, it seems that SB is getting out way before he should.  Just keep the phone handy in case you need to call the law.  And don't be scared to do that.  If he calls you, warn him that you will have him arrested should he bother you or step foot on your property.   I didn't want the Rolling Stone movie, because the History channel had a totally new Gangland on (I like those series).  School is going alright, except for the microeconomics class.  Government is alright.  Only three more weeks of these classes and I change.  Please keep yourself safe.

Netta, good to hear from you again.  I would go through withdrawals also if I was away from the internet for a period of time.

That's it for me.  Have some good zzzzz's everyone.
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Hey everyone! Another crazy week finished...YAY!

Cindy- I just don't know how you can function being in constant discomfort like that.

BT- I am sure you are glad the classes are almost over. Do you have to take another economics class?

Snow- I'll pm you... :)

Jenny- I don't know if I said this before, but welcome! Are you in the states?

#1Mom- I hope Lucas is better.

Has anyone heard from Mum??? I hope she is ok.

Wendy- How is everything?

I have been dealing with some congestion and a cough with yucky phlegm....ooops, was that an overshare? LOL! Everytime it happens I worry that it is pneumonia again. I should probably go to the doctor bu I will probably just keep putting it off.

I recently reconnected with an old friend and I am very excited. We were very good friends and then started to drift apart. I started to hit my "low" point right before I got sick and started to pull away, Anyways...we have been playing phone tag but I am sooo looking forward to seeing her. This is the first friend I feel like I can tell about my status and I feel such relief. I told my therapist about it and I totally started to cry...crazy. The only people who know about me are my family members. It is hard to keep such a huge secret, as I am sure you all know. My friend is someone who I know will not be judgemental. She used to be a neonatal nurse and then went into psychology. I am going to completely trust my instinct and just open up. She knows all about Mr. Wonderful and the history so not everything will be new. Other than all that nothing else is going on. I am looking forward to sleeping in to maybe 6:00am LOL, and I might even take a nap tomorrow. I never thought I would see the day when I would be looking forward to sleeping!

Have a good night ladies! ;D

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Hi GFs~

Iceman was snoring and I was irritable last night, so I slept on his big comfy couch.  It has a chaise on one end and a settee in front of it, so its like a king-sized bed in the LR.   :D 

Viv~   Nice to hear that you're looking forward to sharing with your friend.  I was diagnosed in '93, only told my BF my status (in '96 after hubby died), and didn't disclose to family until late '97.  I disclosed to my best friend (you all know she's NOT my best friend anymore) in 2002, and she wrote me off.  She's the one who's little sis is my best friend now.  Remember their mother passed away in July and I saw EX best friend at the memorial?  Anyway, good to hear you have someone close to confide in and vent to! 

As far as my discomfort, I just keep plugging along with this neck.  Its more stiffness and tightness than anything.  Sure, I'm sore if the doc gets in there and tries to massage out the tightness, but usually I function.  Now if I had shooting burning pain, it would be an entirely different story.  Grrrr.....

BT~  I was on injections of Humalog and Humulin N.  Now its Humalog and Levemir.  Levemir isn't supposed to be as "potent" so hopefully I won't get the swings in sugar levels.  Its like the Lantus that Queen is on.  So far the sugars have been running high, but it may be due to that chiro visit yesterday and not moving much.  I slept a lot after that chiro visit, on and off all afternoon.  I increased my morning dose by 2 units over what I took yesterday, and will increase my bedtime dose as well.  My sugar was 246 this morning and I hardly ate last night AND went to bed early.  I just need to adjust.

Hello to Netta!  :)  Hee hee, can you see if I called work and said I coulodn't come in, there's a gas shortage?  We had a few stations that ran out after Ike, but so far so good.

Snow~  Remember when you type in your post to hold down the Control button and then press "A."  This will highlight everything you've typed.  Next hold down Control and press "C."  This will copy everything in case your entry goes into cyberspace.  Congrats on your little one losing her first tooth.  Ice's youngest has both front teeth out, lol.  No, Cheech doesn't get along with other dogs, although he has mellowed out some with the fenceline thing.  Cheech barks at all dogs at the vets, no matter how big.  He just wants to protect Mommy.   ::)

Iceman and I are invited to a crab feast tonight at one of his friends' homes.  I have met the guy before, but no one else.  I don't even know how many people will be there.  I love picking at crabs, Maryland girl here!  I just hope I "last" with my neck hurting and all.  I even have a snazzy outfit and new mules (boots) here at Iceman's, so I'll look presentable.  Usually at his place I sit around in athletic pants and a t-shirt, lol.

That crazy man has been riding his MC to work every day.  It makes me so nervous.  His trip is coming up at the end of next week with the Wild Hog guys, as I have dubbed them. :D  Its supposed to rain some, so they'll look like a bunch of Gorton's fishermen with their rainsuits on, lmao. ::)

I'm off to watch episodes of ER that I recorded, more later on.

~ Cindy
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Morning ladies,

Snow, I forgot to tell you to tell your little girl congratulations on losing her 1st tooth!

Andrea, believe me, there are some days I look forward to sleep also.  Like this morning; I've only been up for an hour and 1/2 and I'm thinking about taking a nap.

Cin, I'm on Lantus also, so I know what that is.  I was just wondering if the Levemir is better than or not as good as the Lantus (but it sounds like the same thing).  Have fun at the crab feast tonight.  I wouldn't make it too good in Maryland-I hate seafood. 

I was going to get up early and get ready to go to Goodwill, but I just don't feel like going.  I'm not motivated to do anything.  I don't know yet if that's going to change or not.  I'm going to check out a few more threads and go in and lay down for awhile.  You ladies have a good day and I'll be back later, probably.
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The kids are officially moved out. I have my house back.  ;D
I've been feeling tired lately but thats nothing new and of course my belly still hurts as usual but like being tired thats not new either. I'm ok.

I am in the middle of browning some hamburger for tacos tonight and I have a pot of syrup boiling to make candied apples. I usually want one this time of year. I'll make 6 or so small ones. I'll try not to eat them all.

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Finished the candied apples  ;D

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Finished the candied apples  ;D

They look really good, Wendy.  Care to send one my way? ;)
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Wendy the apples look almost too pretty to eat!  ;D

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I ate one after dinner. The shell was tasty but the apple was not as crisp as I prefer. It was still delicious!

LOL

I'll email one to you

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Now I want caramel apples with peanuts.....I've never made them, so perhaps I'll try this season!

Iceman and I drove back to my place early and did the yardwork, now we're at his place and he is finishing up outside.  We want to be ready for football at 1pm!

The weather is beautiful and I am doing OK.

We went to Iceman's friend's house last night for crabs.  Turns out the friend and a buddy were on the Chesapeake Bay at 630 am setting the lines.  They caught the crabs themselves!  They caught about 10 dozen and eight of us ate about half of them, with lots left over.  The power went out right at dusk and never came back on, so we ate hardshells by candlelight.  It was a good time with good people.  It was nice to get to know Iceman's friends more closely.

Hope everyone is well.  What day is Drag getting married?  Anyone know?

~ Cindy
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Sounds like you had a wonderful time Cindy.

I have eaten 4 of those apples LOL good thing they are small ones. Carmel apples would be good also.

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Morning ladies,

Believe it or not, I just got up a few minutes ago.  I've been depressed the past couple days. Not wanting to do anything, can't concentrate on anything long enough to get it done etc.  Tomorrow I'm going to my doctor's, so hopefully he'll be able to figure out if it's clinical depression or situational.

Wendy, I probably would have eaten all of the apples by now.  I love sweets.

Cin, sounds like you had a really good time.  I'm glad you did. 

The only thing I'm going to try to force myself to do today is finish up the Government exam.  I got 1/2 of it written out yesterday.  It's harder than I thought it was going to be and 1/2 of it took me four hours (five questions).  I wanted to get it all done yesterday, but when I get in these depressed moods, I can't concentrate for very long at all. 

I need to go to the library today to take back the two books I have of theirs.  They're due today. Of course, my doctor is on the same side of town they're on, so I might just wait until tomorrow.  Then I'd have to pay the late fee, but I don't think it could be that much.  I just hate to waste gas is all.  I suppose if I took them back today, I could go tomorrow and get a different book instead of worrying about not being able to get one because of late fees.  I have an extremely hard time making decisions when I'm depressed also.  And I usually make the decisions (when I'm depressed) based on my wants, not needs.  Like right now, I want to lay back down.  And I will as soon as I check out a few more threads.  You ladies have a good day.
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Offline jennynyc7

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Good morning ladies!

Wheewwww the weekend went way too fast. The weather here in KY is gorgeous right now. It was low 70's and sunny all weekend, just perfect. Me and my bf went out Saturday night and used a gift card I had to Lucky Strike Lanes, of course we didn't bowl, I had a dress on, but we did eat some good appetizers and had some tasty drinks. We are such wimps though, we were home and asleep by 1:30am. I almost have to get to bed at a decent time everynight since my kids are up at 7am no matter what.


Netta-Welcome back, it stinks having no internet. Glad you got back on!

Snow-Ahhhh I can't wait (or maybe I can) for my kids to lose their first tooth. How much is one of those worth to the tooth fairy these days anyway? Oh, no I don't work on Wallstreet, used to, kind of but now I am in good ole Louisville, KY working at an investment firm.

#1Mom- How are you guys feeling?

Viv-I just recently reconnected with an old high school friend, she actually is the only person that did the AIDS Walk with me last weekend, it was great.

Moon-Ughhh snoring is the worst! That crab fest sounds like it was a perfect night.

BT65- I LOVE Goodwill!!!  I just bought like 4 pair of jeans for $3.50. I get all my kids clothes there.

Win-MMMM Tacos are my favorite and OH MAN those apples look delicious.

Well, the market is already down a bunch, better go.

Have a good one!
12/24/07-infected
1/3/08-ARS began
2/12/08-diagnosed
Initial Vl=99000
CD4=585
2/14/08-began Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir
3/01/08=Swapped Reyataz for Viramune
5/1/08:     vl= undetectable
                cd4=1250
10/24/08:  vl=undetectable
                cd4=1172 (55%)

12/4/08:    vl=254 (hopefully just a small blip)
                cd4=1234

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BT- Sorry to hear that you are feeling down.  I think you can call and have them extend when your books are due, then if you bring them back tommorrow you won't owe anything.

Win- Those apples look yummy!

Jenny- You did better than I would have , I always end up getting back early.

Moon- Those crabs sound so yummy!!
Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important

The heaviest thing you can carry is a grudge..

One thing you can give and still keep...is your word.

One thing you can't recycle is wasted time.

Offline MplsLady76

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Hello Ladies,

It has been a very crazy week and weekend for me. Two of my friends of 10 years got married on Saturday. It was beautiful. However no one could give me a direct answer on how to get the reception so I missed that.

I am becoming more angry with men. Again I was suppose to have a date this Sunday, but instead I got stood-up. I really don't like this feeling. It hurts and sucks. So instead I eat a bunch of fast food and sweets. Now today I can feel the effects.

Here at work, things are going well. I had interviewed for a the supervisor position and I am hoping to hear something this week. I am on pins and needles. I want to know now, but I am doing my best to wait.

My household is just as crazy. My quest roommate is leaving next week and I can't wait. My main roommate can't wait either. He has been kind and allowed her his room in the meantime. So her friend, her dogs, and family have been driving me nuts. What a suprise.

All in all things could be better, but I am dealing with what I got. I did receive my information to continue college. I start up in the fall of 2009. I am so happy. So now, I am re doing my room. I found a great futon and larger tv (32 inch for $50). When everything is done, my room will look just like a dorm room.

My cat Maxine is good. She has a boyfriend. We have a pitbull dog upstaris from us and they are in love with each other. I find it so cute watching them play with each other at the windows. She gets excited when he comes outside. It is so cute.

I hope things are going well ladies. I will be writing more.

Much Love

PS. My name is Charity. Nice to meet all of you.
**We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world. Speak or act with a pure mind, and Happiness will follow you, as your shadow, unshakable.**

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Hi Charity! I am sorry you got stood up, that is the worse feeling. Good deal on going back to school Wish I could do that!

j
12/24/07-infected
1/3/08-ARS began
2/12/08-diagnosed
Initial Vl=99000
CD4=585
2/14/08-began Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir
3/01/08=Swapped Reyataz for Viramune
5/1/08:     vl= undetectable
                cd4=1250
10/24/08:  vl=undetectable
                cd4=1172 (55%)

12/4/08:    vl=254 (hopefully just a small blip)
                cd4=1234

 


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