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Offline Hellraiser

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Doctor's Visit, say what?
« on: June 28, 2010, 02:31:55 PM »
So, I went to the Doctor today and had some interesting news.

First off, despite restricting my calories and working out like a mad man I seem to have gained weight which of course does not bode well.  The doctor said it might be the meds, but he wanted to wait 3 more months and see how it was going then before he thought about prescribing anything to potentially help.  He mentioned insulin-like HGH but said use of it was associated with the development of diabetes, so I'm going to do some research on that before I even consider it.

He's also going to check my free testosterone next week and see where it's at.

My CD4 coming up slowly is something we discussed in detail.  He mentioned potentially pulling me off of truvada in order to perhaps stimulate some CD4 growth and I believe the regimen he mentioned was Epivir + Selzentry.  Considering I just got undetectable this is not exactly something I really want to screw around with just yet.  If my CD4 is being affected by it what choice do I have though?

Anyway if anyone has any experience with IL-HGH or Selzentry + Epivir (or any other combo lacking truvada) please feel free to chime in.

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2010, 03:17:04 PM »
And exactly how much weight gain are we referencing?
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2010, 03:21:27 PM »
I was going to ask the same thing regarding the weight gain --- is it putting you seriously overweight?  I have noticed that I have gained a lot in my stomach area since starting meds, but still at a good weight for my height - just need to try to distibute it better....

Fill us in Trey   :)
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Labs:
Date    CD4    %   VL     Date  CD4  %   VL
10/08  636    35  510   9/09 473  38 2900  12/4/09 Atripla
12/09  540    30    60   
12/10  740    41  <48   
8/11    667    36  <20  
03/12  1,041  42  <20
05/12  1,241  47  <20
08/12   780    37  <20
11/12   549    35  <20
02/12  1,102  42  <20
11/12   549    35  <20

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2010, 03:25:55 PM »
Hi, I did too gain about 8 kilos since I started med a year ago, and this with 4 times a week 90 minutes work out and watch carefully what I eat.
I did stop smoking too, that may be the reason why.
But I noticed that I gained fat around the belt (trousers easy tell) ...
If anyone has tip how to get rid of this, I'd be very happy.

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Feb   2009 CD4 358 VL 2000 16%
May  2009 CD4 305 VL 3069  14% <---- Started TVD+ATZ/r
Jul  2009 CD4 512 VL <50   18%
Jul 2010 CD4 418 VL <50 24%                     
Switched to Kivexa (Epzicom) + Norvir + Reyataz (due to sleep problem)
Aug 2010 CD4 606 VL <50 25%
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Switched to Kivexa (Epzicom) + Viramune XR (due to kidney problems)
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October 2012 CD4 684 UD 29%
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Switched to Kivexa (Epzicom) + Isentress due to BIG increase GammaGT
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2010, 03:29:41 PM »
Yeah ad2san - the trouser/waist/stomach area is where mine is -- for now the solution I have come up with is a) to buy bigger boxers and b) to go up a bit on dress pant size - from a 32 to 34.... If it keeps expanding after that, then I will look at other options, but for now, I could use to gain a couple of inches (and I am 43, so I have to keep that in the equation as well --- my waist size has been a 32 since I was 23 years old - so I held on pretty long).
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Labs:
Date    CD4    %   VL     Date  CD4  %   VL
10/08  636    35  510   9/09 473  38 2900  12/4/09 Atripla
12/09  540    30    60   
12/10  740    41  <48   
8/11    667    36  <20  
03/12  1,041  42  <20
05/12  1,241  47  <20
08/12   780    37  <20
11/12   549    35  <20
02/12  1,102  42  <20
11/12   549    35  <20

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2010, 03:32:44 PM »
Trey have you "blowed up" that much? i dont understand why he would mention HGH as an aid, especailly with the Diabetes risk.

and yes, Ive gotten a little rotund in the middle....although im still fitting into my 30w ok, I notice them becoming just a tad tight.

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2010, 03:38:06 PM »
Belly arrived here, too, and never had one?!  WTF - I thought these "modern" medicines were so supposed to be so neutral...   :o  Hardeeharhar.
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2010, 03:56:42 PM »
So he mentioned Selzentry along with Epivir?  This is only two drugs, do you think he means Epzicom?

There was a study that reported better CD4 recovery after 48 weeks on Selzentry. Going on that drug requires the tropism test to make sure the virus is CCR5-tropic.

My belly has also grown a bit and I've gained some weight but not a huge amount. I am exercising less and eating a bit more so it's hard to pinpoint it on the meds. I guess if I pick up my previous levels of food intake and exercise and still don't lose it then I can blame it on the meds. It seems to be subcutaneous fat and not visceral fat but is there any way to tell for sure?

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2010, 04:02:04 PM »
It seems to be subcutaneous fat and not visceral fat but is there any way to tell for sure?


Well, er yeah -- are you able to pinch a couple inches of your whale blubber?  If it's all below the surface your body will be more like a barrel instead of an inflated intertube.
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2010, 04:03:03 PM »

and yes, Ive gotten a little rotund in the middle....although im still fitting into my 30w ok, I notice them becoming just a tad tight.

-will

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2010, 04:06:12 PM »
@ Miss P --- ROFLMAO ;D
I am able to pinch mine - and it is soft fat  YEAH, GO ME, I have inner tube fat and not barrel -- so, I'm thinking that should be easier to get rid of..... God forbid I have to switch to Corona Light... Ughhh.  >:(
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Labs:
Date    CD4    %   VL     Date  CD4  %   VL
10/08  636    35  510   9/09 473  38 2900  12/4/09 Atripla
12/09  540    30    60   
12/10  740    41  <48   
8/11    667    36  <20  
03/12  1,041  42  <20
05/12  1,241  47  <20
08/12   780    37  <20
11/12   549    35  <20
02/12  1,102  42  <20
11/12   549    35  <20

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2010, 04:09:28 PM »
I should throw together a nude podcast for the forum to exhibit exactly what the various body shape changes are all about.  Would you like me to do this hairy or shaved?
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2010, 04:19:06 PM »
Hairy, but well lit!  ::)
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #13 on: June 28, 2010, 04:22:13 PM »
That depends where the hair is, amount of it, etc.  as it could skew the perception of depth in regards to fat distribution....   ;)
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Labs:
Date    CD4    %   VL     Date  CD4  %   VL
10/08  636    35  510   9/09 473  38 2900  12/4/09 Atripla
12/09  540    30    60   
12/10  740    41  <48   
8/11    667    36  <20  
03/12  1,041  42  <20
05/12  1,241  47  <20
08/12   780    37  <20
11/12   549    35  <20
02/12  1,102  42  <20
11/12   549    35  <20

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #14 on: June 28, 2010, 04:26:02 PM »
Well, er yeah -- are you able to pinch a couple inches of your whale blubber?  If it's all below the surface your body will be more like a barrel instead of an inflated intertube.

Yeah, but just because I have some subcutaneous fat can't there also be some visceral fat? There must be some sort of test that is able to determine if there's visceral fat (in addition to whatever subcutaneous fat one is able to pinch).


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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #15 on: June 28, 2010, 05:11:47 PM »
Mr Hell-in-a-Handbasket, have you considered that as you're working out a lot, some of it might be muscle gain? Muscle is heavier than fat.

When I was a fisherbitchman, I was all muscle and weighed around 160 - but I looked trim. Now that I don't use my muscles anywhere near to the extent I did when I was at the fishing, I weigh a lot less but have a belly. My honest friends say that my ass has grown as well. :-\
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #16 on: June 28, 2010, 05:27:52 PM »
I should throw together a nude podcast for the forum to exhibit exactly what the various body shape changes are all about.  Would you like me to do this hairy or shaved?

You can shave your own back?

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #17 on: June 28, 2010, 05:33:32 PM »
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« Reply #19 on: June 28, 2010, 05:41:22 PM »
Of course


With trembling hands I managed to click on the link . I have always thought of you as very handsome in my minds  eye but I'm not fond of back hair pics . I use my electric razor for the few strays on mine .

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« Reply #20 on: June 28, 2010, 05:44:17 PM »

With trembling hands I managed to click on the link . I have always thought of you as very handsome in my minds  eye but I'm not fond of back hair pics . I use my electric razor for the few strays on mine .

I have my Indonesian house boy Po remove mine with gold tipped tweezers.

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #21 on: June 28, 2010, 05:46:15 PM »
I think your doc is weird
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« Reply #22 on: June 28, 2010, 05:46:49 PM »
I think your doc is weird

Who shaves your back, noot?

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« Reply #23 on: June 28, 2010, 05:48:28 PM »
It is like alabaster on a Roman statue, along with the musculature, so no-one
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« Reply #24 on: June 28, 2010, 05:49:22 PM »
It is like alabaster on a Roman statue, along with the musculature, so no-one

Sweet. :)

Mine looks like a relief map of the Hindu Kush.

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« Reply #25 on: June 28, 2010, 05:58:39 PM »
Quote
Mine looks like a relief map of the Hindu Kush.

I'll bring the sit-on petrol mower then
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« Reply #26 on: June 28, 2010, 06:01:35 PM »
It may have been Epzicom and not Epivir.  My memory is heavily reliant on phonics so the fact that the two sound so similar may have been me filling in after the "Ep-".  We were doing a lot of talking.  I also forgot to mention my bad cholesterol was 119 which he said was pretty high but not high enough to be alarmed just yet.  My normally decent BP of 120/77 was 135/97 because as I mentioned in another thread I was stressing hardcore.

As for the IL-HGH it will be re-evaluated after my results next visit.  I'm going to keep up my exercise and diet as it's currently going and if I'm still not losing weight or worse gaining it then that might be something to consider.  I have all this time to research so I'm going to make use of it (and you guys).  I was 245# at my heaviest, but I've usually been around 185-190# when I was hospitalized I was 162#.  I'm currently 205# and despite eating 1200-1800 calories a day and expending roughly 300-500 calories via cardio on a mostly daily basis I haven't been able to move my weight down again which is concerning to me.  This might be because I'm approaching thirty.  I'm not usually one to blame the meds or the disease for everything, but I'm beginning to wonder, especially considering this weight is being put straight onto my belly.   My limbs are still the same size as a year ago.  Anyway I have plenty of time to mull this and I'm glad you all are weighing in (no pun intended).

The med change will also be re-evaluated when I get my new CD4 results back in 3 months.  I like Atripla, but I don't want to be stuck at <100 CD4 forevermore.

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« Reply #27 on: June 28, 2010, 06:02:59 PM »
I'll bring the sit-on petrol mower then

I've got one you can use. :)


I'll have Po give it a service.

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« Reply #28 on: June 28, 2010, 06:05:54 PM »

He's also going to check my free testosterone next week and see where it's at.


You have free testosterone? Can I have some?

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« Reply #29 on: June 28, 2010, 06:07:01 PM »
You have free testosterone? Can I have some?

Ann
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Apparently there are two ways to check testosterone and the "free" version requires you to be fasting.  I had coffee with some sugar in it this morning so I wasn't fasting.

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« Reply #30 on: June 28, 2010, 06:10:24 PM »
Apparently there are two ways to check testosterone and the "free" version requires you to be fasting.  I had coffee with some sugar in it this morning so I wasn't fasting.

I know. I was teasing.
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #31 on: June 28, 2010, 06:12:12 PM »
I know. I was teasing.

Sorry, long day so I'm mister serious.  If it makes you feel any better you can have any of my extra testosterone if I have spare.  Although didn't you mention you've already sweated your balls off?  Don't be greedy now.

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« Reply #32 on: June 28, 2010, 06:13:36 PM »
Apparently there are two ways to check testosterone and the "free" version requires you to be fasting.  I had coffee with some sugar in it this morning so I wasn't fasting.


I bet Miss P can check it for you using the swish and spit method .  

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« Reply #33 on: June 28, 2010, 06:22:07 PM »
Well I agree <100 CD4s is not so good. You could get off the NNRTI combo and go on a PI or an integrase inhibitor based combo. This might buy you +50 CD4s or more.

This said, the CD4 gain game is a long one and tends to go in a pattern of slow incremental rise and sudden jumps, if it happens.

You could go veggie (or like me freetarian, ie not cook meat at home) it does wonders for weight and cholesterol

15-20 lbs over your average ain't really bad. HIV screws your fat metabolism and this may be a post-treatment normalisation. Ask yourself, what shape were/are your relatives at your age?

The key to burning fat with cardio is long, slow exercise, like 40+ minutes just over walking pace running, not hard and fast, perhaps speaking to a personal trainer would help here.

The HGH suggestion, I don't like, it's down sides tend to be more than the ups, and the effect is short term. Testosterone shot, that's a no-brainer :-)

Has your doc looked seriously at insulin resistance?

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« Reply #34 on: June 28, 2010, 06:27:50 PM »
Has your doc looked seriously at insulin resistance?

The regimen changes were kind of brief, he made some suggestions, but said that he'd prefer to wait another 3 months to see if my CD4 stayed the same rather than change a working combo.

As for the insulin resistance Idon't know what that is.  He made the comment about IL-HGH basically almost as he was leaving the room, once again preferring to give it another 3 months before having an involved conversation about it.  This is the first time I've raised these concerns with him because previously I was attempting to gain weight as getting down to 162 had scared me.  Now that I'm putting a lot of effort into diet and exercise and not seeing any results I'm a little worried and perplexed.  I know how the equation works I've normally been able to manipulate my weight pretty easily if I put in the time.  This is like beating my head against a wall.  If this weight is where I will be staying I willl be seriously unhappy.

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« Reply #35 on: June 28, 2010, 06:45:42 PM »

I bet Miss P can check it for you using the swish and spit method . 

Actually I thought he said "fisting" instead of "fasting" -- makes more sense frankly, at least to me.
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« Reply #36 on: June 28, 2010, 06:46:27 PM »
Anyway if anyone has any experience with IL-HGH or Selzentry + Epivir (or any other combo lacking truvada) please feel free to chime in.

Isn't epivir an old med?  Selzentry is a EI (Entry Inhibitor) ... 1 in the morning, 1 at night...  I believe dosage is 200mg, but don't quote me on that. it should work very well but only if you have a R5 (CCR5) tropic virus.  Requires a tropism test that *MUST* be done.  Failure to do this test could result in tipping your virus to (X4) CCRX4 if you have a dual tropic virus.    R5 and X4 refer to receptors on the cells that HIV uses to gain entry.  They don't really know what CCR5 receptors are used for... so do your due diligence and make sure you are comfortable.

There is another approved EI but it's requires nasty injections and is tedious to mix.  Vicriviroc was in study but appears to be languishing.  Similar to selzentry (mariviroc) but was a 30mg once daily, boosted by 200mg of Norvir which has a 5x boost.

I don't understand why he isn't pairing Selzentry with a modern PI like Isentress that has few side effects....  Epivir is a Nuke.... and if you are going to go with a 2 drug cocktail why not a PI + EI.  Anyhow, just things to ask about.
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #37 on: June 28, 2010, 06:50:23 PM »

15-20 lbs over your average ain't really bad. HIV screws your fat metabolism and this may be a post-treatment normalisation. Ask yourself, what shape were/are your relatives at your age?

Better yet, La Mademoiselle of Natchez should ask himself what is weight was before his undiagnosed opportunistic infection better known as HIV wasting, before he found out about his infection.  I recall him saying he was a porker.  Sounds more like to me that the rubber band has bounced back.
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #38 on: June 28, 2010, 06:51:13 PM »
I know. I was teasing.

Hey if you want some free stuff I've got some free weight (fat) you can have.... whatcha say I send you about .... um... 15 pounds?  Maybe if I send it to you in the UK it wont' find it's way back.  I've been trying to lose it for a while.


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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #39 on: June 28, 2010, 06:55:59 PM »
As for the insulin resistance Idon't know what that is. 

Insulin resistance is where your body becomes resistant to insulin.  It basically means that you can't metabolize sugar and thus become diabetic.  I'm willing to be it's related to weight. 

Now, love you darling, so don't take this the wrong way....... but....... have you looked hard at your diet?

Weight Gain or Loss is a function of Calories - Exercise = Gain or (Loss).

So if you are taking in 1800 calories a day and still maintaining or gaining weight you need to revisit either exercise or diet.

I have the same problem, but instead of insulin, my liver is pitching a fit and getting fat too!  You can live without your pancreas..... not so with your liver...  Yes it's stressful... and btw stress causes weightloss too!.

My first enemy was soda.  I drank way too much of it... so switching to water and kool-aid (no laughing Ms. P) helps cut down on the calorie intake with Soda.  That switch has allowed me to gradually trim calories from my diet and I'm losing 2 to 4 pounds per month which in my opinion is quick.  I'd be happy with a couple pounds a month tops.... the idea is gradual, sustainable weight loss, not yo-yo moves that freak your body out and make it think you are starving or crazy diets like Atkins that piss off your kidneys.
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #40 on: June 28, 2010, 06:57:25 PM »
Actually I thought he said "fisting" instead of "fasting" -- makes more sense frankly, at least to me.
ROFL... yes I think Fisting might cause some weight loss too....  and I'd say your bloodwork would be quite odd if you were fisting before the doc got to you.  Bet the digital exam would be easy.  You could upgrade to the 5 digit exam.   LOL ROFL.
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #41 on: June 28, 2010, 07:01:08 PM »
I recall him saying he was a porker.  Sounds more like to me that the rubber band has bounced back.

Just because someone can't get into a size 4 bikini does not make them a porker darling.  And it's not fat if you have a 34 waist....   You know you are fat when you wear black to Sea World and children ask you to sign their Stuffed Animal as "with Love, Shamu."  Just like you know you are old when the 20 something at the restaurant calls you Sir or Maam and you realize you *are* old enough to be their parent.
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #42 on: June 28, 2010, 07:04:33 PM »
245# top weight for me only once in my life and only for about a year
162# bottom weight for me and only once for about 9 months
205# current weight
185-190# normal weight for most of my life

Said this earlier, but anyway I'm right now a good solid 15-20 over my average and I'm very conscious of everything I eat and how much cardio I'm doing, thus my concern about not seeing any movement.

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #43 on: June 28, 2010, 07:04:53 PM »
Better yet, La Mademoiselle of Natchez should ask himself what is weight was before his undiagnosed opportunistic infection better known as HIV wasting, before he found out about his infection.  I recall him saying he was a porker.  Sounds more like to me that the rubber band has bounced back.

I think Ms. HairyPhilicia is on to something, if you were 245 prior to hiv and then went down to 165 qnd are now regaining then you really are on track to be were you were pre-Hiv.

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #44 on: June 28, 2010, 07:11:05 PM »
Jebus, 205 lbs -- only Matty is like that!?  How tall are you?  Methinks you may need the special Miss Tina diet for a week followed with intentional food poisoning.

I guess it should go without saying that you've not gotten laid in ages.
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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #45 on: June 28, 2010, 07:12:06 PM »
245? Feh, I say!

Matty the Damned tips his long suffering scales at 117 kgs or 254 lbs for those of you who still use weights and measures from the middle ages.

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #46 on: June 28, 2010, 07:16:04 PM »
245? Feh, I say!

Matty the Damned tips his long suffering scales at 117 kgs or 254 lbs for those of you who still use weights and measures from the middle ages.

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GASP! Matty, i pictured you weighing in at a sparse 140 drippin wet.

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #47 on: June 28, 2010, 07:18:46 PM »
I'm 5'11" and I got laid Sunday night.

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #48 on: June 28, 2010, 07:19:33 PM »
When I was your age and gained 20 lbs suddenly my thyroid was checked and found to be the problem  .

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Re: Doctor's Visit, say what?
« Reply #49 on: June 28, 2010, 07:20:31 PM »
I'm 5'11" and I got laid Sunday night.

Interesting, maybe I should gain some weight, I'm 154 and havent been laid in quite awhile. :(
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