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Author Topic: I am so excited!!  (Read 1391 times)

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Offline LBpozguy

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I am so excited!!
« on: October 01, 2009, 03:11:00 PM »
I just had to tell someone..... I started Atripla Aug 15th, and although I had a lot of anxiety and had a VERY hard time with concentration, it has gotten much better and I just went to my ID Doc for the first time since starting my Meds. MY ID Doc walked into my room all excited and told me she had GREAT news. My CD4 count went from the low 400's to 639 and my VL went from 68000 to 100.  Woo Hoo!!!!!  I am really starting to feel better, the heads aches have gone away for the most part and I am actually able to concentrate and read again. YEAH!!!   ;D ;D ;D ;D
Feb 08 neg
Sept 08 - First poz test
Sept 08 CD4 558 (% unk) VL 11000
Dec 08 CD4 480 (29%) VL less than 700
Mar 09 CD4 370  VL 25000
June 09 CD4 425 VL 68000
Aug 09 Started Atripla
Sept 09 CD4 639 VL 100
Nov 09  CD4 716 (35%) VL Undet!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jan 10 CD4 685 VL UND

Offline skeebo1969

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Re: I am so excited!!
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2009, 03:17:29 PM »


  Awesome news!  Glad you are feeling better.
I despise the song Love is in the Air, you should too.

Offline Nashvegas

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Re: I am so excited!!
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2009, 04:23:43 PM »
Whoo-hoo!  Great news.  Great numbers! 
8/12/06 - sero-conversion
9/14/06 -- Positive Test results confirmed
9/21/06 -- CD4 - 586; viral load 8,000; 29%
12/25/06 -- CD4 - 373; VL 2,800; 23%
2/10/07 - CD4 - 228; VL 865; 25%
3/15/07 -  CD4 - 365 (no viral load test)
5/1/07 = CD4 - 341; VL 4,358; 27%
8/1/07 - CD4 - 315; VL - 2,300; 25%
9/20/07 - CD4 - 378
11/22/07 - CD4 - 257; VL 7,300;
2/27/08 - CD4 231 (16.5 %), VL 5,960
5/20/08 - CD4 229 (18.3%), VL 11,100
6/17/08 - CD4 166 (14.5%), VL 9,030
6/17/08 - STARTED VIRAMUNE + TRUVADA
7/2/08 - CD4 272 (20%), VL 113  :-)
7/16/08 - CD4 -217 (21.1 %), VL - Undetectable
7/30/08 - CD4 - 220 (20.4%). VL - 92
8/14/08 - CD4 - 280 (22%) VL-undetectable
1/04/09 - CD4 - 250 (28%) VL-UD
5/15/09 - CD4 -393 (28%) VL-UD
8/15/09 - CD4-346, (26%) VL-UD
11/15/09 - CD4-373 (28%)

Offline Assurbanipal

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Re: I am so excited!!
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2009, 04:41:02 PM »
Congratulations!  That's great news.
5/06 VL 1M+, CD4 22, 5% , pneumonia, thrush -- O2 support 2 months, 6/06 +Kaletra/Truvada
9/06 VL 3959 CD4 297 13.5% 12/06 VL <400 CD4 350 15.2% +Pravachol
2007 VL<400, 70, 50 CD4 408-729 16.0% -19.7%
2008 VL UD CD4 468 - 538 16.7% - 24.6% Osteoporosis 11/08 doubled Pravachol, +Calcium/D
02/09 VL 100 CD4 616 23.7% 03/09 VL 130 5/09 VL 100 CD4 540 28.4% +Actonel (osteoporosis) 7/09 VL 130
8/09  new regimen Isentress/Epzicom 9/09 VL UD CD4 621 32.7% 11/09 VL UD CD4 607 26.4% swap Isentress for Prezista/Norvir 12/09 (liver and muscle issues) VL 50
2010 VL UD CD4 573-680 26.1% - 30.9% 12/10 VL 20
2011 VL UD-20 CD4 568-673 24.7%-30.6%
2012 VL UD swap Prezista/Norvir for Reyataz drop statin CD4 768-828 26.7%-30.7%

Offline MarcoPoz

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Re: I am so excited!!
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2009, 05:28:03 PM »
This is great news--hang in there!

Offline ruralguy

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Re: I am so excited!!
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2009, 05:34:48 PM »
Great news!  Just what you want to hear.  Dave
tested positive June 19, 2009
7/3/09 vrl 9000 cd4 - 300
8/14/09 cd4 - 350, 20%
started Atripla 9/14/09
10/5/09 vrl undetectable, WOW so fast!
12/28/09 vrl undetectable, CD4 - 615  27% cholesterol down, kidney function normal
4/26/10 vrl undetectable, CD4-600, kidney and liver numbers normal
9/9/10 vrl undetectable, CD4-685
1/3/11 vrl undetectable, CD4-700
all 2011 and Jan 2012 visits vrl undetectable CD4 ranged from 715-645
5/7/2012  vrl undetectable, CD4-615, all liver, kidney, lipids, heart functions, etc normal


On Atripla:  "Your mileage may vary"

Offline BlueMoon

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Re: I am so excited!!
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2009, 09:16:58 PM »
Excellent result.  That Atripla seems to really do the job.
...................VL.....CD4.....%
-----------------------------------------
08/10-- ......<40.....290.....42
05/10-- ......<48.....290.....46
02/10-- ......<48.....481.....44
10/09-- ......<48.....277.....46
07/09-- ......<48.....300.....38
05/09-- ........51.....449.....39
03/09-- Added Isentress
02/09-- ........65.....299.....34
11/08-- ........62.....242.....40
08/08-- ........66.....212.....29
05/08-- ......202.....217.....27
03/08-- ....5210.....187.....21
02/08-- Began Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir
12/07-- 273,000.....157.....22
11/07-- 229,000.....209.....22
10/07-- Diagnosis

It's a complex world.

Offline CHUCK610

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Re: I am so excited!!
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2009, 09:25:01 PM »
Congradulations..You should celeberate, doing something you enjoy for yourself. You've earned it.

Diagnosed 5/01/09
cd4 289 vl 20k 20.5%
6/03/09 started med Reyataz, Norvir, Truvada
7/6/09 cd4 463, vl 1,400. 22%
7/22/09 cd4 472 vl 260, 29%
9/1/09 cd4 462 vl 218, 30.8%
10/22/09 cd4 462 vl undetectable (yahoo) 30.6 %
01/21/2010 cd4 537 undetectable  35.8%

Offline LBpozguy

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Re: I am so excited!!
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2009, 11:02:47 PM »
Hey everyone:

Thanks for all the love and support  :) :) I am feeling the best I have felt in nearly a year. Gotta go get my flu shot now!!
Feb 08 neg
Sept 08 - First poz test
Sept 08 CD4 558 (% unk) VL 11000
Dec 08 CD4 480 (29%) VL less than 700
Mar 09 CD4 370  VL 25000
June 09 CD4 425 VL 68000
Aug 09 Started Atripla
Sept 09 CD4 639 VL 100
Nov 09  CD4 716 (35%) VL Undet!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jan 10 CD4 685 VL UND

Offline GNYC09

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Re: I am so excited!!
« Reply #9 on: October 01, 2009, 11:04:08 PM »
Wow - impressive jump (and drop)!  Congrats!  ;D

Offline weasel

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Re: I am so excited!!
« Reply #10 on: October 02, 2009, 12:55:50 AM »

 :)

 very nice to hear !
                                Carl 
" Live and let Live "

 


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