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Author Topic: Nurse Vampire strikes again.  (Read 770 times)

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Offline klassykitty

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Nurse Vampire strikes again.
« on: January 16, 2013, 10:34:34 PM »
After almost 2 years of avoiding a flu shot Nurse Vampire got to give me one.  Of course she took her share of my blood before that.  :(

This past monday I had to go in and have a squishy lump on my right armpit taken care of.   Nurse Vampire was quite happy to put some numbing stuff on that burned like mad.  Apparently my MAC infection from 2011 got an infection.  (It wasn't an infectious one though). 

In 2 weeks she gets to take more blood, and then depending on my CD4 give me another shot.

I think Suzanne (nurse Vampire) secretly likes giving people pain.  :D

Michelle 8)


How to handle stress like a dog:
If you can't eat it or play with it.....
then pee on it and walk away

Diagnosed 01-20-2011
01-23  CD4 32    VL 125,400
02-18        76     VL 189
03-14  no cd4 test done   VL-52
04-14   69  VL-UNDECTABLE  YEA!!
05-26   50  whoopsy  
06-27   71        %-7
08-15   64 WTF %-9 
10-16  80         %7  
2012  CD4  %Thing   VL-UD
01-18  87    7
04-18  93    8  
07-16  151  8         
10-18  83    9    VL-70
2013   CD4   %thing       VL-UD
01-28  121     9
04-24  148    11   
07-25  157    11   
10-22  185    13
2014   CD-4  %thing   VL-UD
02-07 201 YEA!!!!!!  12
06-03  205      12

Offline coreFighter

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Re: Nurse Vampire strikes again.
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2013, 11:58:04 PM »
ouch, one of those.
It took me forever to learn how to get my blood drawn.

I just turn away and think of happy things.

Offline Fisher

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Re: Nurse Vampire strikes again.
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2013, 11:19:58 PM »
Bright a clothes pin with you.  And if she sanps you, snap her back! She'll learn to be gentle quick. . .
- fisher
04/14 CD 486 %23 VL <20
11/13 CD 351 %21  VL <20
10/13 CD 390 %16  VL <20
06/13 CD 315 %19  VL  22
02/13 CD 396 %14  VL <20
12/12 CD 392 %13  VL 320
11/12 CD 428 %13  VL 1200
*Started Meds: Atripla
10/12 CD 427 %11  VL 139000 -- 09/12 CD 408 %13 VL 92928
09/11 CD 745 %27 VL CLOT -- 10/10 CD 863 %29 VL 2782
10/09 CD 597 %30 VL 2537 -- 05/08 CD 809 %28 VL 1504
04/07 CD 797 %25 VL 3558 -- 11/06 CD 720 %28 VL 1214
06/05 CD 731 %25 VL 1575 -- 12/04 CD 1176 %30 VL 1329
01/04 CD 959 %26 VL 1011 -- 11/03 CD 1000 %28 VL 1581
12/02 CD 748 %28 -- 10/01 CD 860 %25
08/00 CD 1022 %28 -- 04/99 CD 854 %27
11/98 CD 899 %28 -- 02/97 CD 1400 %37
11/96 CD 1325  VL <500 -- 09/96 Western Blot
05/83 04/98 - Monogamous Partner Being Negative
ARS - Los Angeles Dec '82

Offline klassykitty

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Re: Nurse Vampire strikes again.
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2013, 11:53:18 AM »
Fisher-- I will tell her that.  She has finally stopped bringing wake-back-up smelly stuff now. 

The first time I went in to be tested I promptly passed out.

Corefighter--She's better then some of the nurses at the hospital that draw blood.  I rarely have a bruise when Suzanne draws blood.  I am used to it now, well for the most part.

 8)

How to handle stress like a dog:
If you can't eat it or play with it.....
then pee on it and walk away

Diagnosed 01-20-2011
01-23  CD4 32    VL 125,400
02-18        76     VL 189
03-14  no cd4 test done   VL-52
04-14   69  VL-UNDECTABLE  YEA!!
05-26   50  whoopsy  
06-27   71        %-7
08-15   64 WTF %-9 
10-16  80         %7  
2012  CD4  %Thing   VL-UD
01-18  87    7
04-18  93    8  
07-16  151  8         
10-18  83    9    VL-70
2013   CD4   %thing       VL-UD
01-28  121     9
04-24  148    11   
07-25  157    11   
10-22  185    13
2014   CD-4  %thing   VL-UD
02-07 201 YEA!!!!!!  12
06-03  205      12

 


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