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Author Topic: HAPY BIRTHDAY TO ME.... help with genome test  (Read 602 times)

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Offline Iceblubud

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HAPY BIRTHDAY TO ME.... help with genome test
« on: March 24, 2015, 02:45:40 AM »
Hello Poz family,

     First off, just had my 45th birthday! I can't believe how hard it was to stay calm, collected and "happy", when I had my party. Everyone was so cheerful  that it was really hard for me not to cry. My friends did comment on my new "attitude ". They said  it  seems I am turning over a new stone. I can't believe how "bitchy" I was before.
     I just noticed that I've been having ️this shortness of breath, more frequently. I can't seem to get a full breath to satisfy me. Although my CD4 is low, I don't have fever and I checked my O2 sats in the hospital, when I was experiencing this, and its 99% on room air! Plus, I'm already on Bactrim since March 2 that I don't believe I got PCP.
     I think it's anxiety or panic attack because my genome test is not back yet. Its been 3 weeks and It's not yet resulted. I'm scared that my "buggies" are resistant to Stribild . Since my MD knows I'm going out of the country for  3 weeks for a vacation , I'm thinking she doesn't want to tell me about the result so as not to put a damper on  my "holiday".
     So thats my dilemma. I did send her a note, asking about the genome test. I KNOW IT GETS BETTER, I just can't seem to shake off this feeling of "impending doom".
     Sorry bout the long post. I just need insights about what I'm feeling and expecting. Thanks again everyone!


Offline ImisstheOldTimes

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Re: HAPY BIRTHDAY TO ME.... help with genome test
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2015, 12:06:08 PM »

Hang in there, (((hugs back)))!

Life is a BANQUET, and most poor suckers are starving to death!

                             ~Auntie Mame

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Re: HAPY BIRTHDAY TO ME.... help with genome test
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2015, 12:22:21 PM »
Happy B-day!

I just celebrated my 53rd bday. Since I was in the hospital with PCP on my bday when I turned 36 and again when I was 38, I also celebrated this bday as the 17th year since I was last in the hospital because of the AIDS/hiv. I had to stay on Bactrim for 10 yrs afterwards (because of my low numbers) and never got PCP again.

keep thinking happier thoughts. Bactrim is good for you, and so is stribild. stribild is made up of a lot of newer meds and the chance you have any resistance is very slim.
leatherman (aka mIkIE)

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

Offline Tonny2

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Re: HAPY BIRTHDAY TO ME.... help with genome test
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2015, 12:31:03 PM »

         ojo     Hello Ric...HAPPY BIRTHDAY...it seems like anxiety, don't worry until you have something to worry about...go an start packing for your trip, you will be fine, you'll see, if it isn't STRIBID, you will have other options, ok...have a wonderful vacation....hugs          ojo

Offline Iceblubud

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Re: HAPY BIRTHDAY TO ME.... help with genome test
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2015, 11:34:29 PM »
AGAIN, THANK YOU! To everyone a giant big hug!!!

Offline beachlife315

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Re: HAPY BIRTHDAY TO ME.... help with genome test
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2015, 01:57:05 PM »
Happy Birthday to you.
Happy Birthday to you.
Happy Birthday Iceblubud.
Happy Birthday to you.   :)
I was actually singing that to you as I was typing it. Trust me, you dont want to hear it in person lol
I just came from my doc today. Drew the labs for my genome test on March 2 and just got the results as they told me this test takes the longest to come back. I am sure you will be fine. Enjoy your holiday.
02/18/2015 DX
03/26/2015 VL 1178
03/26/2015 Start of Treatment

Offline Iceblubud

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Re: HAPY BIRTHDAY TO ME.... help with genome test
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2015, 04:42:30 AM »
Thanks Jim! I actually feel better "hearing" the bday song from you than from my friends... Is that weird or what???hahaha!


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