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Author Topic: Rough Seas - Update  (Read 7427 times)

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Offline AlanBama

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Rough Seas - Update
« on: October 17, 2006, 09:55:54 PM »
This is a tough post for me to make, but I feel like I am ready to make it, so here goes:

Some of you may recall that I met someone special earlier this year.  I made some posts about our first dates, and how Fang the cat was behaving around him. We have become extremely close over the past 3 to 4 months.  Like me, he has a 20+ year history with HIV, and the myriad of health issues that entails.   Two weeks ago, I took him to have eye surgery at the Eye Foudation Hospital in Birmingham; it was to be a "routine" procedure, removal of a melanosis on his left eye.  Local anesthesia only, no big deal....or so we thought.   Last Friday, we received the biopsy report.   He has malignant ocular melanoma.

Tomorrow, he sees a trio of specialists, an Oncologist, Dermatologist and the Opthalmologist who performed the procedure.   Together, they will determine the next course of action and hopefully answer some of the many questions we have regarding his prognosis, treatment plan, etc.

I refuse to believe that God/The Universe has brought us together without a purpose.   If you think of it, please remember us in your prayers. 

Alan  :'(

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Offline Robert

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2006, 10:12:28 PM »
Alan..

I'm so sorry to hear this.  I will say a little prayer for both of you and little Fang.

robert
..........

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2006, 10:19:10 PM »
Alan,
Consider it done.

I will focus some special energy toward your special friend and for you.

Please know that you and this special man will be in my thoughts.

HUGS,

Mark
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Offline ademas

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2006, 10:26:20 PM »
Oh man, Alan, I'm so sorry to hear this.
My love and best thoughts to the both of you.
Craig
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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2006, 10:31:00 PM »
Alan

I know how hard it was for you to post this.  But this isn't something you have to face alone.  You'll have friends standing right beside you as you travel the road ahead.  YOU ARE NOT ALONE!

You will both be in my thoughts and prayers tomorrow as you get more information.  Whatever the future holds, we'll cross those bridges together when they are in front of us.  Until then. . . . . .

I love you my friend,

RAB

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2006, 10:35:47 PM »
Alan,

Im so sorry to hear this. You can bet that you both will be in my prayers.


Big Hugs
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Offline Jody

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2006, 10:40:15 PM »
Dearest Alan...I just want to say that anyone who hasn't had the pleasure of meeting you has not had the opportunity to meet a very special and totally real and unpretentious man.

That being said I too will say a prayer that your special someone pulls through this just fine and the news will be better than it may seem right now.

Here's positive energy flowing your way my dear friend and best wishes.

Jody
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Offline cubbybear

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2006, 11:14:27 PM »
Hey Alan,

I'm thinking of you both, and sending a prayer your way.

much love
Matt
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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2006, 11:40:20 PM »
Alan,

Thinking of you both in this most difficult time...

Drew

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2006, 11:55:51 PM »
absolutely. strength from above for him and you


Offline RevMC

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2006, 12:14:07 AM »
I'll be adding the 2 of you to my prayers.

Love and Light,

Michael
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Offline GSOgymrat

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2006, 12:17:02 AM »
Very sorry to hear about your friend's diagnosis. I hope that his treatments go well.

Offline sweetasmeli

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #12 on: October 18, 2006, 12:58:56 AM »
Healing thoughts and kind wishes to you both, Alan.

Melia  :-*
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Offline anniebc

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #13 on: October 18, 2006, 01:20:16 AM »
Dearest alan

You already know how I feel about this..and like Rocky said, you are not alone, we will be with you and "L" every step of the way.

sending you both love and prayers from NZ.

Hugs to you both.
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Offline JohnOso

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #14 on: October 18, 2006, 03:40:42 AM »
Alan,

You have my prayers my healing energy and whatever else it takes to get the job done.  You give of yourself quite a bit on these forums....time for some payback my friend.

Love,
John

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #15 on: October 18, 2006, 04:16:21 AM »
Alan, thought and prayer are your way to the both of you.

Offline Cliff

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #16 on: October 18, 2006, 04:22:20 AM »
oh Alan, I'm so sorry to see this.  Both of you will be in my thoughts and prayers.  Please keep us updated on how things are going.  You two are blessed to have each other.

Love,

Clif

Offline Nadine

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #17 on: October 18, 2006, 06:39:31 AM »
Alan,

I'm sending you two all the positive energy that I can.

I am sure you can feel all the good vibes that everyone is sending...grab hold of it.

Hang in there!

((BIG HUGS))

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #18 on: October 18, 2006, 08:05:23 AM »
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« Last Edit: November 03, 2006, 08:40:51 PM by cowandalehouse »

Offline angels4kelly

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #19 on: October 18, 2006, 08:10:41 AM »
I'm very sorry to hear about this, Alan :(

BOTH OF YOU ARE DEFINITELY IN MY PRAYERS.

Peace & love to both of you,
Kelly


                                             
                         
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CD4's-714
CD4%-30%
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Offline Val

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #20 on: October 18, 2006, 09:36:11 AM »
Alan, dear baby, yesterday was a special day for all of us because the Earth received a unparalleled cosmic radiation/cosmic opening.  It was a special day for thanksgiving, suppilication and congregation.
And,  since most of the time I am at loss for words in these kinds of situation, all I did was say your names more than a hundred times.  Every single time I would say both names and, in the end, I would add "I love you!"
Be strong, sweetheart, we are all with you in this struggle.

Love,
Val
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Offline AlanBama

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #21 on: October 18, 2006, 10:26:16 AM »
Thank you so much everyone, for the love and support, and pm's and phone calls.   

We can get through this.  Sickness and disease has taken so much from me during my lifetime -- both my parents to cancer, so many friends and loved ones to AIDS, and also robbed me of a good portion of my own life.   I suppose if it weren't for the bad times, I would not appreciate the good times I have had nearly as much as I do.   I am thankful, so very thankful, for the good days.

I wish for more good days ahead for all of us.

with love,

Alan
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Offline joemutt

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #22 on: October 18, 2006, 10:57:36 AM »
Allow me to join you in wishing for better days.
I hope all will be well.

Offline Christine

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Re: Rough Seas
« Reply #23 on: October 18, 2006, 06:12:37 PM »
Dear Alan,
Good thoughts and prayers going out to both of you.

Christine
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Offline AlanBama

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #24 on: October 18, 2006, 06:53:43 PM »
Hi everyone.

This evening, I am relieved to report that after a long day, we have learned that he is going to be o.k., after one more surgical procedure next Tuesday.

His vision should not be affected, and there will be no radiation or chemo required.

I really appreciate all the support, prayers and good wishes from all of you.   I really do think prayers are answered, and in this case, I have proof!

Love,
Alan
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Offline Teresa

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #25 on: October 18, 2006, 07:04:49 PM »


That is great news!!

Big Hugs
Teresa
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CD4:320
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Atripla (started it 8/24/06)
 

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #26 on: October 18, 2006, 07:06:08 PM »
Alan, that is the best news!! 

Much love,
Matt
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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #27 on: October 18, 2006, 07:07:49 PM »
((((Alan))))

I'll continue sending love, light and positive energy your way. I'm so happy to hear things aren't as bad as they first seemed.

Hugs,
Ann
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Offline Life

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #28 on: October 18, 2006, 07:26:38 PM »
Alan..... What a releif.... SMILE!

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #29 on: October 18, 2006, 07:48:45 PM »
Hello Alan,

Thanks for the update. I will continue to send all the support and energy I can muster your way.


(((HUGS))) to both of you----------Ray
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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #30 on: October 18, 2006, 08:23:58 PM »
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« Last Edit: November 03, 2006, 08:39:48 PM by cowandalehouse »

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #31 on: October 18, 2006, 08:53:49 PM »
Alan,

I'm so glad to hear that the news was as good as it was.  You are a very special guy and I'm sure your special someone must also be a pretty special.  Wishing the best for both of you.

Love and hugs,

Shane
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2/19/07 CD4 487, % 26, VL 47,500
1/4/07   CD4 357, % 27, No VL
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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #32 on: October 18, 2006, 09:05:20 PM »
good news alan!!!.   I agree.  ANswered prayers are always a Godsend.

robert
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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #33 on: October 18, 2006, 09:50:48 PM »
Hey Alan,

I am sending my BEST wishes and prayers to you and yours. It is ALWAYS GOOD to hear GOOD news!!! It is ever so nurturing.



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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #34 on: October 18, 2006, 10:01:39 PM »
In a word, WHEW!

I'm delighted at the good news and very glad things are looking brighter.

BIG HUGS,

Mark
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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #35 on: October 18, 2006, 10:27:04 PM »
YEAH!!!!!!!!!   WOOOOOHOOOOOO!!

So glad to hear that you have some GREAT NEWS!

Love and Light to you both,

Michael
Part of my story: "Sale Of A Lifetime" POZ December 2003
http://www.poz.com/articles/172_752.shtml

Started on Truvada and Viramune on 2/15/07

Jan 8, 2007   t-cells 215  Viral Load 10,000  24%
March 26'th  T-cells 306   Viral Load  UNDETECTABLE
June 2007 t-cells 375 Viral Load UNDETECTABLE
August 2007 t-cells 290 Viral Load UNDETECTABLE



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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #36 on: October 19, 2006, 12:19:11 AM »
GREAT!

Alex
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First labs after HAART (Dec 04-2006) : CD4-432 VL-<40 (Undetectable)  cd4%=25.11%
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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #37 on: October 19, 2006, 04:29:22 AM »
Alan,

That is such good news to me.  I am much relieved.

hugs for both of you,
John

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #38 on: October 19, 2006, 07:59:47 AM »
glad to hear this news, alan - big hug to the both of you.

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #39 on: October 19, 2006, 09:25:08 AM »
So glad to hear that he's gonna be OK!!!!

Hugs & kisses for both of you.

Jim

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #40 on: October 19, 2006, 09:30:05 AM »
Wonderful news Alan!

Hugs & Kisses to both of you!

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #41 on: October 19, 2006, 09:48:19 AM »
Alan

That is great news and such a relief to hear.  I can't imagine what a roller coaster this was for the two of you to experience.  I'm just glad the "seas are calmer".

Thanks buddy for letting us know so quickly.

RAB

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #42 on: October 19, 2006, 10:14:35 AM »
FANTASTIC!

I'm so happy for you both!

HUGS

Jeff

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #43 on: October 19, 2006, 10:44:19 AM »
GREAT NEWS, ALAN!!!!

Love ya'.
Peace,
Kelly



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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #44 on: October 19, 2006, 11:01:25 AM »
HOT DIGGITY DAMN ! !

I know you are both soooooooooo relieved!
I'm tellin ya man...there's really something about the positive karma that this place emits! It's already been proven to me twice. Lovin' the AM family right now!  :-*  8)
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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #45 on: October 19, 2006, 01:02:27 PM »
Sometimes I wonder if total ignorance would be bliss - stepping off this roller coaster we call life. The feeling quickly passes despite all the shit we have to endure. So glad for you two that things seem to be coming into the station for a time.

*hugs*

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #46 on: October 19, 2006, 07:46:44 PM »
Alan,

You especially recognize the power of prayer and healing.  I am relieved to hear your good news.  I have been and will continue to keep you in my prayers because I know how important they are to our well-being.  After hearing your story in Montreal (well, on the way to Quebec City) I have to rank you among the most extraordinary and courageous persons I have ever had the good fortune to meet.  Wishing and praying for you and your partners continued health and happiness....


Gary
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10/05:  367 (26.2%), 24556 VL
01/06:  344 (24.6%), 86299 VL
04/06:  374 (22.0%), 87657 VL
05/06:  Began HAART 05/15/06, Combivir/Kaletra
07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
10/06:  454 (32.4%), 55 VL
01/07:  499 (38.4%), UD
02/07:  Switched to Atripla 2/8/07
04/07:  566 (37.7%), UD
08/07:  761 (42.3%), UD
06/08:  659 (47.1%), UD
01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
07/09:  616 (47.4%), UD
01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
01/11:  627 (48.2%), UD
07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
10/12:  UD
01/13:  710 (47.3%), UD
07/13:  886 (49.2%), UD
01/14:  985 (46.9%), UD
06/14:  823 (47.2%), UD

Offline heartforyou

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #47 on: October 20, 2006, 01:40:08 PM »
Alan sweetie,

Dan and I are praying for the two of you.
It makes me mad and helpless when I hear stuff like that.

Hope ther will be no permanent damage.
Herman and Dan
Diagnosed in 1987 and still kicking
Viread, Kivexa (Epzicom),Viramune once daily

Happiness is the freedom of breathing fresh air every day.

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Re: Rough Seas -CALMER NOW!
« Reply #48 on: October 20, 2006, 04:47:00 PM »
Dear Alan,

haven't been here for some days. Dammit you must have been afraid. I am glad that there is good news for both of you, that it isn't as serious as you feared. I am so glad!

Big hug

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Re: Rough Seas - Update
« Reply #49 on: November 02, 2006, 04:49:32 PM »
We got the best possible news today.   The malignancy was completely removed surgically, the margins are clear.   No need for chemo or radiation at this time.

Thanks everyone, for your prayers and notes of support.   It has helped me tremendously.

Love,

Alan
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