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Offline naftalim

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Update
« on: October 30, 2008, 11:27:29 PM »
So its been a while since I posted. Had my quarterly checkup today. It was a full on medical day. Had like 9 vials drawn, had my flu shot. Had a dentist appointment, filling replaced. Have to take antibiotics and penicillin. Also taking antibiotic cream for bad chafing from bike riding. Took that up a few months ago and liking it. Not as much as running, but its good exercise and gets me to places I don't normally go to.

Had my Selzentry (Pfizer) study unblinded today after just over 3 years. My Doctor and I kind of knew that I was getting the real deal. So, I get to drop the fake pill and now take 2 in the morning and three in the evening (third is Truvada) Selzentry has been GREAT. No side effects whatsoever. It is a twice a day regimen but I am very used to that by now. Went to my first ever BCPWA (British Columbia Persons with Aids) meeting last night. Interesting mix of people. I had gone to a meeting after first being diagnosed, but I was not ready for that kind of environment then, I am now.

So all in all, comfortable in my skin with the situation. Wish I could take some time off though and recreate, but the real estate market is in the toilet so can't sell any assets right now. Oh well.

Offline Peter Staley

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Re: Update
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2008, 11:28:00 AM »
Thanks for returning, and posting this update.  Glad to hear Selzentry is treating you well.  Since it's relatively new, we don't hear from many folks who are taking it.

 


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