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Author Topic: One year on  (Read 851 times)

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Offline Souledout

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One year on
« on: September 17, 2013, 06:20:11 PM »
One year ago tonight I was in complete ignorance, a few hours later the bottom fell out of my life when I was told I had reacted as weak positive to HIV. Having always been safe, or so I thought, this was more than a shock, I'd said yes to a blood test without even thinking it could be positive. I couldn't have got through those first days without my friends.

A year on and I'm good now. I still have my dark days and get a bit sad but who doesn't? Sometimes I still think I'm going to wake up from this dream or there's been a mistake but my head's generally sorted.

I don't really know what I'm saying but I just need to say 'something'. Thanks to the people on here who have given advice, support or even just their inspiring presence. A year. Damn.
Infection sometime April-August, no noticable seroconversion symptoms
Not currently on medication
13/09/12 CD4 672 (33%) VL <40 (diagnosis date)
18/09/12 CD4 ?               VL 43
27/09/12 CD4 ?               VL 127
19/11/12 CD4 676 (38%) VL 959
03/03/13 CD4 642 (32%) VL 291
04/07/13 CD4 791 (33%) VL 26,437 (active cold sore, tooth infection)
18/07/13 ------retest------VL 3704
18/11/13 CD4 802 (36%) VL 65

Online mitch777

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Re: One year on
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2013, 06:35:12 PM »
Happy Aidsversary Souledout! :) My 31st comes up next month. yikers!
31 years hiv+ (oct. 2013) with a curtsy.

Offline Souledout

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Re: One year on
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2013, 06:10:38 AM »
 I'm only 32 years old. Mad to think you've lived with the virus for my entire lifespan!
Infection sometime April-August, no noticable seroconversion symptoms
Not currently on medication
13/09/12 CD4 672 (33%) VL <40 (diagnosis date)
18/09/12 CD4 ?               VL 43
27/09/12 CD4 ?               VL 127
19/11/12 CD4 676 (38%) VL 959
03/03/13 CD4 642 (32%) VL 291
04/07/13 CD4 791 (33%) VL 26,437 (active cold sore, tooth infection)
18/07/13 ------retest------VL 3704
18/11/13 CD4 802 (36%) VL 65

Online mitch777

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Re: One year on
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2013, 09:15:38 AM »
I'm only 32 years old. Mad to think you've lived with the virus for my entire lifespan!
ok, now I feel old. just kidding.
kind of hard to believe myself but you will find out yourself.  :)
31 years hiv+ (oct. 2013) with a curtsy.

 


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