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Author Topic: Whew... more progress  (Read 980 times)

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Offline lostinthecorn

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Whew... more progress
« on: April 22, 2013, 07:08:01 PM »
Stats from the last labs in the signature line, no more antibiotics.  Not shabby for just 3 months and a lot of stress the week before the bloodletting :)
1/2014 - CD4 446 | HIV VL 157 (i was sick that week too!)
11/2013 - changed from Atripla to Complera (not from CD4 drop, because Sustiva makes me crazy!)
10/2013 - CD4 214 VL UD
9/2013 - CD4 276 VL UD
7/2013 - CD4 367 VL UD
4/8/13 - CD4 288/23% | HIV VL UD! | HBV VL 86
1/15/13 - CD4 239/21% | HIV VL 43 | HBV VL 2800
11/15/12 - VL 1,100 :)
10/27/12 - Switch to Atripla
10/15/12 - Changed from Bactrim to Dapsone
9/25/12 - Diag HBV+, CD4 49 CD4% 13.8  VL 1.2Mil
(started Norvir, Prezista, Truvada + Bactrim + Fluconazole)
9/21/12 - Diag HIV+

Offline mitch777

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Re: Whew... more progress
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2013, 07:14:49 PM »
Hi Lost!
Wow!
Quite the turnaround! :)
So happy for you! 8)
32 years hiv+ (oct. 2013) with a curtsy.

Offline lostinthecorn

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Re: Whew... more progress
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2013, 07:24:29 PM »
Thanks Mitch, it's such a relief to see (and feel) the progress for sure.  The nightly Atripla 'high' is worth it I guess lol
1/2014 - CD4 446 | HIV VL 157 (i was sick that week too!)
11/2013 - changed from Atripla to Complera (not from CD4 drop, because Sustiva makes me crazy!)
10/2013 - CD4 214 VL UD
9/2013 - CD4 276 VL UD
7/2013 - CD4 367 VL UD
4/8/13 - CD4 288/23% | HIV VL UD! | HBV VL 86
1/15/13 - CD4 239/21% | HIV VL 43 | HBV VL 2800
11/15/12 - VL 1,100 :)
10/27/12 - Switch to Atripla
10/15/12 - Changed from Bactrim to Dapsone
9/25/12 - Diag HBV+, CD4 49 CD4% 13.8  VL 1.2Mil
(started Norvir, Prezista, Truvada + Bactrim + Fluconazole)
9/21/12 - Diag HIV+

Offline tednlou2

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Re: Whew... more progress
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2013, 12:01:27 AM »
Lost,

Great to hear.  All the best for continued success.

Ted

Offline positivelynerd

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Re: Whew... more progress
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2013, 01:30:06 AM »
Great job Lost!  You were diagnosed four days before me and I'm so glad to hear you're on the up and up (and the VL on the down and down :) )!
5/25/12 Seroconversion
9/25/12 Diagnosed
10/12/12: VL- 799k, CD4 285
10/25/12 VL- 599k, CD4 274 
Started Sustiva + Epzicom
11/8/12: VL- 1790, CD4 412, 24%,
11/20/12: VL- 1470, CD4 350, 28%
12/19/12: VL- 584, CD4 293, 24%
1/16/13: VL- 411, CD4 404, 27%
2/13/13: VL- 314, CD4 523, 20%
3/13/13: VL- 171, CD4 404, 26%
4/10/13: VL- 96, CD4 397, 27%
5/8/13: VL- UD, CD4 422, 26%
6/5/13: VL- UD, CD4 462, 31%
7/24/13: VL- UD, CD4 559, 33%

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Offline lostinthecorn

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Re: Whew... more progress
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2013, 06:48:13 PM »
Thanks Ted, Thanks 'nerd - love the name btw!
1/2014 - CD4 446 | HIV VL 157 (i was sick that week too!)
11/2013 - changed from Atripla to Complera (not from CD4 drop, because Sustiva makes me crazy!)
10/2013 - CD4 214 VL UD
9/2013 - CD4 276 VL UD
7/2013 - CD4 367 VL UD
4/8/13 - CD4 288/23% | HIV VL UD! | HBV VL 86
1/15/13 - CD4 239/21% | HIV VL 43 | HBV VL 2800
11/15/12 - VL 1,100 :)
10/27/12 - Switch to Atripla
10/15/12 - Changed from Bactrim to Dapsone
9/25/12 - Diag HBV+, CD4 49 CD4% 13.8  VL 1.2Mil
(started Norvir, Prezista, Truvada + Bactrim + Fluconazole)
9/21/12 - Diag HIV+

Offline mitch777

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Re: Whew... more progress
« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2013, 06:59:45 PM »
Hi Jon,

You have a nice Midwest sense of being polite.
A bit off topic here but how are the plans going for you in regards to SF?
Love SF! :)
(as a visitor at least. have been about 8-10 times for business mostly in the 90's)
32 years hiv+ (oct. 2013) with a curtsy.

Offline lostinthecorn

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Re: Whew... more progress
« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2013, 09:27:05 PM »
Hahaha mitch.... 2 things came to mind: 1) people are polite in the midwest? LOL  2) my employees might not agree! (I tease them a lot, it's fun though)

Check your PM's on the other stuff for more detail, but I was out there last month for a few days, definitely not going to spend another winter where I'm at!
1/2014 - CD4 446 | HIV VL 157 (i was sick that week too!)
11/2013 - changed from Atripla to Complera (not from CD4 drop, because Sustiva makes me crazy!)
10/2013 - CD4 214 VL UD
9/2013 - CD4 276 VL UD
7/2013 - CD4 367 VL UD
4/8/13 - CD4 288/23% | HIV VL UD! | HBV VL 86
1/15/13 - CD4 239/21% | HIV VL 43 | HBV VL 2800
11/15/12 - VL 1,100 :)
10/27/12 - Switch to Atripla
10/15/12 - Changed from Bactrim to Dapsone
9/25/12 - Diag HBV+, CD4 49 CD4% 13.8  VL 1.2Mil
(started Norvir, Prezista, Truvada + Bactrim + Fluconazole)
9/21/12 - Diag HIV+

 


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