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Offline heartforyou

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Update from Belgium
« on: April 16, 2014, 03:42:13 AM »
Dearest friends,

I have not been active on here since many years, but I have certainly not forgotten any of you. You are the reason I am still around. The first AMG came at a time when life seemed no longer worth living.... and look at me now, almost ten years later.

With great sadness I heard about the passing of Rocky. I still am in disbelief.

I am still studying to become a sign language interpreter, now in my third year and one more to go.

Happily living together with my lover since 3 and a half years now. Busy  as usual. living in Amsterdam half the week as he works there part time.
Doing yoga, hiking, studying and practicing sign language.
My health is stable , after 30 years with HIV !

Two weeks ago I had to put my sweet Lola, my Jack Russel, to sleep. many of you will remember her :( . It brought back the pain and grief from all the previous losses from dear friends and fellow sufferers...

I hope you are all doing fine and life is treating you fair.

Love

Hermie
Diagnosed in 1987 and still kicking
Viread, Kivexa (Epzicom),Viramune once daily

Happiness is the freedom of breathing fresh air every day.

Offline Theyer

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Re: Update from Belgium
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2014, 10:10:45 AM »
Hi Hermie , I remember you and your love off Dogs from when I first joined ,also the sign language as it was a passionate interest off my late partner and I remember silent , jolly parties usually in a circle. He taught a deaf group Music.

I understand the loss off a Dog  , I,m sorry . You will see from my pic that I too am a lover off JR, Mia is a Black and Tan skinny streak off lightning , a beauty .

Try not to be a stranger again Hermie all the best, Michael

"If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people ."  Tony Benn

Offline aztecan

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Re: Update from Belgium
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2014, 10:48:58 PM »
Hi Hermie!

It is really good to hear from you after all this time.

I am very happy to hear you are doing well, in a happy relationship and still learning and doing, which is so important.

I am sorry to hear about Lola. I know how much she meant to you.

Keep us posted on how things are going.

BIG HUGS,

Mark
"May your life preach more loudly than your lips."
~ William Ellery Channing (Unitarian Minister)

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Update from Belgium
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2014, 10:57:58 PM »
Howdy Hermie, glad to hear you are doing well.

Offline AlanBama

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Re: Update from Belgium
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2014, 12:28:49 PM »
Hi Hermie.

Good to hear from you, dear man.  I only learned of Rocky's death from reading your post!  If I come into the forums, I only go to LTS, and I didn't see anything here about it.

Sorry about Lola, I know how much you loved that sweet girl.   I saw on FB how you have her ashes and the little memorial you have set up for her - it's lovely.

Love & hugs to you,
Alan 
"Remember my sentimental friend that a heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others." - The Wizard of Oz

Offline heartforyou

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Re: Update from Belgium
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2014, 12:42:53 PM »
Thank you Alan. That means a lot to me.

I know we have a lot in common.... and it's good to know you are there...

love you

Herman
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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