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Author Topic: 3 months and counting since being diagnosed HIV Positive  (Read 973 times)

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Offline PositivelyYours

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3 months and counting since being diagnosed HIV Positive
« on: November 16, 2006, 03:55:11 PM »
Hello Everyone,

Today I had my third doctor's visit since finding out my HIV status.  Everything went pretty good.  I also had my very first flu shot today which wasn't that bad.  I am looking forward to finding out my third set of lab numbers since becoming positive.  The doctor also informed me that she is considering Atripla if I should have to go on medications.   I just want all of you to know that I love and care about each one of you. I would also like to encourage us all to try and keep a positive attitude.  Until next time - Take Care!

PositivelyYours
PositivelyYours

Diagnosed: 08/10/2006
08/31/06 CD4:240/VL:39,000
09/12/06 CD4:359/VL:50,000
11/16/06 CD4:509/VL:76,000 (Flu Shot)
02/13/07 CD4:270/VL:69,000
02/17/07 Developed the Shingles
02/20/07 CD4:326/VL (Not Tested)
03/20/07 CD4:484/VL:54,000
06/19/07 CD4:488/VL:51,000
09/18/07 CD4:372/VL:27,000
10/09/07 Took Flu Shot
12/18/07 CD4:408/VL:85,000
03/18/08 CD4:394/VL:116,000 (Still No Meds)
05/22/08 CD4:412/VL:63,000
08/13/08 CD4:362/VL:67,000
09/23/08 Took Flu Shot
10/15/08 CD4:340/VL:54,000
11/14/08 Started Atripla @ 9:45 p.m.
1/30/09 CD4:641/VL:<48 Copies
5/07/09 CD4:667/VL: Undetectable
12/02/09 CD4:759/VL: Undetectable
03/05/10 CD4:537/VL: Undetectable
03/16/10 Rec'd TB Skin Test, Pneumonia & Hep B Vac
04/15/10 Hep B & Tetanus Vac
6/10 CD4: 748 VL: Undet.

Offline skeebo1969

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Re: 3 months and counting since being diagnosed HIV Positive
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2006, 04:20:27 PM »


   With that attitude you'll do just fine!   People have told me that Atripla is a good one.

   Thomas
I despise the song Love is in the Air, you should too.

Offline ACinKC

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Re: 3 months and counting since being diagnosed HIV Positive
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2006, 04:21:19 PM »
Staying on top of this blasted virus is the only way to keep it under control and it sounds like you are doing that.  Atripla can be a ton of fun!!!  It seems to kick my butt some days but it is at war so I dont mind.

Welcome to our family, its one of the more dysfunctional ones with LOTS of us straight/bi relatives but hey, what can you do about that!!!  

Spread the love!
LIFE is not a race to the grave with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well-preserved body, but, rather to skid in broadside,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming--WOW! WHAT A
RIDE!!!

Offline PositivelyYours

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Re: 3 months and counting since being diagnosed HIV Positive
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2006, 04:22:15 PM »
Hello Thomas,

I appreciate the words of encourage.  Best wishes to you!

PositivelyYours
PositivelyYours

Diagnosed: 08/10/2006
08/31/06 CD4:240/VL:39,000
09/12/06 CD4:359/VL:50,000
11/16/06 CD4:509/VL:76,000 (Flu Shot)
02/13/07 CD4:270/VL:69,000
02/17/07 Developed the Shingles
02/20/07 CD4:326/VL (Not Tested)
03/20/07 CD4:484/VL:54,000
06/19/07 CD4:488/VL:51,000
09/18/07 CD4:372/VL:27,000
10/09/07 Took Flu Shot
12/18/07 CD4:408/VL:85,000
03/18/08 CD4:394/VL:116,000 (Still No Meds)
05/22/08 CD4:412/VL:63,000
08/13/08 CD4:362/VL:67,000
09/23/08 Took Flu Shot
10/15/08 CD4:340/VL:54,000
11/14/08 Started Atripla @ 9:45 p.m.
1/30/09 CD4:641/VL:<48 Copies
5/07/09 CD4:667/VL: Undetectable
12/02/09 CD4:759/VL: Undetectable
03/05/10 CD4:537/VL: Undetectable
03/16/10 Rec'd TB Skin Test, Pneumonia & Hep B Vac
04/15/10 Hep B & Tetanus Vac
6/10 CD4: 748 VL: Undet.

Offline PositivelyYours

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Re: 3 months and counting since being diagnosed HIV Positive
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2006, 04:23:48 PM »
Thanks ACinKC,

I appreciate your thoughts

Positively Yours
PositivelyYours

Diagnosed: 08/10/2006
08/31/06 CD4:240/VL:39,000
09/12/06 CD4:359/VL:50,000
11/16/06 CD4:509/VL:76,000 (Flu Shot)
02/13/07 CD4:270/VL:69,000
02/17/07 Developed the Shingles
02/20/07 CD4:326/VL (Not Tested)
03/20/07 CD4:484/VL:54,000
06/19/07 CD4:488/VL:51,000
09/18/07 CD4:372/VL:27,000
10/09/07 Took Flu Shot
12/18/07 CD4:408/VL:85,000
03/18/08 CD4:394/VL:116,000 (Still No Meds)
05/22/08 CD4:412/VL:63,000
08/13/08 CD4:362/VL:67,000
09/23/08 Took Flu Shot
10/15/08 CD4:340/VL:54,000
11/14/08 Started Atripla @ 9:45 p.m.
1/30/09 CD4:641/VL:<48 Copies
5/07/09 CD4:667/VL: Undetectable
12/02/09 CD4:759/VL: Undetectable
03/05/10 CD4:537/VL: Undetectable
03/16/10 Rec'd TB Skin Test, Pneumonia & Hep B Vac
04/15/10 Hep B & Tetanus Vac
6/10 CD4: 748 VL: Undet.

 


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