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Author Topic: Back to normal  (Read 1235 times)

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Offline littleprince

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Back to normal
« on: April 01, 2011, 10:22:47 AM »
I had a peek at my latest labs and saw that my CD4 finally hit 200 (yay for me). Since dx my goal was to get over 200. I figure that since 200 defines AIDS then being back over it means I'm healthy again. I took a few months to reach my first goal of being UD, 10 months to reach CD4 200. Now I can start on the final one of reaching 350.

Screw you AIDS, I win.

Offline hope_for_a_cure

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Re: Back to normal
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2011, 10:40:46 AM »
You are moving in the right direction.  Also keep in mind that CD4 counts can fluctuate quite a bit and that is not the only number you should focus on (as you know).  Good news and I know that made your day. 

Offline David_CA

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Re: Back to normal
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2011, 11:37:21 AM »
Be forewarned... 350 won't be enough when you get there, either.  It's like money, there's a line between enough and not enough, but once above enough, how much is too much?  Seriously, congrats; it's a great way to start the weekend.
Black Friday 03-03-2006
03-23-06 CD4 359 @27.4% VL 75,938
06-01-06 CD4 462 @24.3% VL > 100,000
08-15-06 CD4 388 @22.8% VL >  "
10-21-06 CD4 285 @21.9% VL >  "
  Atripla started 12-01-2006
01-08-07 CD4 429 @26.8% VL 1872!
05-08-07 CD4 478 @28.1% VL 740
08-03-07 CD4 509 @31.8% VL 370
11-06-07 CD4 570 @30.0% VL 140
02-21-08 CD4 648 @32.4% VL 600
05-19-08 CD4 695 @33.1% VL < 48 undetectable!
08-21-08 CD4 725 @34.5%
11-11-08 CD4 672 @39.5%
02-11-09 CD4 773 @36.8%
05-11-09 CD4 615 @36.2%
08-19-09 CD4 770 @38.5%
11-19-09 CD4 944 @33.7%
02-17-10 CD4 678 @39.9%  
06-03-10 CD4 768 @34.9%
09-21-10 CD4 685 @40.3%
01-10-11 CD4 908 @36.3%
05-23-11 CD4 846 @36.8% VL 80
02-13-12 CD4 911 @41.4% VL<20
You must be the change you want to see in the world.  Mahatma Gandhi

Offline leatherman

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Re: Back to normal
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2011, 12:17:19 PM »
Screw you AIDS, I win.
:D Bravo! Your positive attitude against this disease is great! Congrats on such a good recovery.
leatherman (aka mIkIE)


chart from 1992-2013; updated 2/09/13  Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada

Offline GSOgymrat

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Re: Back to normal
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2011, 01:45:42 PM »
Great news!   :)

Offline cwbyway102

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Re: Back to normal
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2011, 01:47:42 PM »
You and I are pretty much in the same boat.My new results came back a couple days ago with a huge jump in CD4 and CD4% as you can see on my signature.It took a year to go from <20 cd4 at 3%   to 294 cd4 at 16%.
 The meds can truly bring you back from the brink of death.
Feb 22.2010-hospitalized PCP pneumonia
Feb 24 2010-diagnosed CD4 <20 3%    VL 1450000  started Truvada & Reyataz 400mg
April 14  CD4 57  6%  VL 1348
June 24  CD4 97  8%  VL 204
June 25 added Norvir decreased Reyataz to 300mg
August 4 CD4 107 10% VL 107
Nov 3  CD4 144 11%   VL UD
Dec 6  CD4 185  14%  VL UD
Jan 10 CD4 181  12%  VL UD
Mar 29 CD4 294  16%  VL UD
June 29 CD4 211 14%  VL UD
August 21 Switched out Truvada for Epzicom
Sept 29  CD4 220  15%  VL UD

 


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