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Offline Seven

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How did you get HIV +
« on: January 18, 2007, 12:35:01 AM »
So if this was done before kill me now. LOL...just kidding...

I was curious how everyone found out they were poz and if they know how they got it? I got mine from a peeler back in 95, but I didnt find out I was poz till Dec 05 when I almost died in the hospital. I tracked down who gave it to me and the kicker is it was the first time I didnt use a condom...who woulda thunk it? Found out he use to share needles with people for riods.

What about you?

Offline newhope

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2007, 02:01:51 AM »
I found out my husband of 10 yrs had a secret life. of meth and bareback orgies. and he didn't believe aids was real so he never bothered using a condom. i thought we were together for 10 yrs didn't worry about protection. he had 2 kids he visited on the weekends he stopped visiting them and starting parting apparently. so i left him in April and got tested in June. i haven't seen or heard from him since April.
peace

Offline David_CA

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2007, 06:13:27 AM »
I got it from Dick or some asshole.  ;)  The health dept. notified us that somebody who just tested poz had listed us as contacts.  We got tested and here I am.

David
« Last Edit: January 18, 2007, 09:01:53 AM by David_NC »
Black Friday 03-03-2006
03-23-06 CD4 359 @27.4% VL 75,938
06-01-06 CD4 462 @24.3% VL > 100,000
08-15-06 CD4 388 @22.8% VL >  "
10-21-06 CD4 285 @21.9% VL >  "
  Atripla started 12-01-2006
01-08-07 CD4 429 @26.8% VL 1872!
05-08-07 CD4 478 @28.1% VL 740
08-03-07 CD4 509 @31.8% VL 370
11-06-07 CD4 570 @30.0% VL 140
02-21-08 CD4 648 @32.4% VL 600
05-19-08 CD4 695 @33.1% VL < 48 undetectable!
08-21-08 CD4 725 @34.5%
11-11-08 CD4 672 @39.5%
02-11-09 CD4 773 @36.8%
05-11-09 CD4 615 @36.2%
08-19-09 CD4 770 @38.5%
11-19-09 CD4 944 @33.7%
02-17-10 CD4 678 @39.9%  
06-03-10 CD4 768 @34.9%
09-21-10 CD4 685 @40.3%
01-10-11 CD4 908 @36.3%
05-23-11 CD4 846 @36.8% VL 80
02-13-12 CD4 911 @41.4% VL<20
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Offline Alain

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2007, 08:11:10 AM »
By getting on with my life and of course in the early 80's, we didn't know about it.

Offline marco23

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2007, 08:40:15 AM »
First boyfriend....he just loved sharing everything!  ;D
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Offline aztecan

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2007, 08:48:09 AM »
I found out in 1985 at a clinic in Hollywood, CA. Was told to get my affairs in order because I had a year or two left.

How did I get it? Sex. Lots of it.

Hey, it was the late 70s, early 80s.

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Offline koi1

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2007, 09:51:47 AM »
I found out at an anonymous test site.

I got it while having drunk sex, most likely. Don't know who gave it to me.

rob
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Offline ACinKC

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2007, 10:23:52 AM »
I got mine in the mail....  Even had it overnighted! ::)

I was a man whore.  Could have been alot of different people.  Tho I have in my head who I think it may be. 
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Offline lydgate

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2007, 10:59:49 AM »
There was in fact a long thread on this topic a few months ago; with a poll as well, if I remember correctly. But can't seem to find it now.
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Offline bear60

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2007, 11:06:17 AM »
OK...someone needs to tell me what this means:  "I got mine from a peeler back in 95"              quote                  seven
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Offline pozguy75

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2007, 11:21:52 AM »
toilet seat! LOL

I got it about 9 years ago...lord know who...or where...diagnosed two years ago yesterday!! Holy cow, I just realized that...wow...hmm, goes to show you...time flies!
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Offline woodshere

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2007, 11:28:52 AM »
It was on sale and I couldn't resist!  Unfortunately there was a no return policy.

Probably got it 6 or 7 years ago.  Like Jeromy, lord knows from who.

But I have to say does it really matter how I got it?  I just see no sense in trying to figure out who.  I would rather concentrate on living today and planning for tomorrow, rather than dwell in the past.

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Offline David_CA

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2007, 11:33:37 AM »
toilet seat! LOL


You mean you sat down before he got up from the toilet?   ;)
Black Friday 03-03-2006
03-23-06 CD4 359 @27.4% VL 75,938
06-01-06 CD4 462 @24.3% VL > 100,000
08-15-06 CD4 388 @22.8% VL >  "
10-21-06 CD4 285 @21.9% VL >  "
  Atripla started 12-01-2006
01-08-07 CD4 429 @26.8% VL 1872!
05-08-07 CD4 478 @28.1% VL 740
08-03-07 CD4 509 @31.8% VL 370
11-06-07 CD4 570 @30.0% VL 140
02-21-08 CD4 648 @32.4% VL 600
05-19-08 CD4 695 @33.1% VL < 48 undetectable!
08-21-08 CD4 725 @34.5%
11-11-08 CD4 672 @39.5%
02-11-09 CD4 773 @36.8%
05-11-09 CD4 615 @36.2%
08-19-09 CD4 770 @38.5%
11-19-09 CD4 944 @33.7%
02-17-10 CD4 678 @39.9%  
06-03-10 CD4 768 @34.9%
09-21-10 CD4 685 @40.3%
01-10-11 CD4 908 @36.3%
05-23-11 CD4 846 @36.8% VL 80
02-13-12 CD4 911 @41.4% VL<20
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Offline Life

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2007, 12:17:41 PM »
i got mine the same way AC did except differently..

Offline puertorico2006

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #14 on: January 18, 2007, 12:30:22 PM »
I got it because I became a meth addict and well those of you who have done meth know that it kind of makes you think your invincible so you dont insist on condoms at all. So it could have been one of about 10000000 people :-S (i think i went over a year with one or more sexual partners a day hahaha). I found out 3 months ago because i decided to take a home access anonymous test and sure enough it was positive. Thankfully though i quit drugs almost 2 years ago (it got old) otherwise i would probably be worst off :-D
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Offline puertorico2006

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #15 on: January 18, 2007, 12:32:02 PM »
yea id also like to know what a peeler is :-\ lol (i feel dumb)
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Offline Tucsonwoody

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #16 on: January 18, 2007, 12:44:46 PM »
If a peeler ain't what I use on my carrots then maybe its a stripper? :)  And if not then I don't know either.
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Offline angels4kelly

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2007, 01:17:29 PM »
I got tested by my Gynecologist because I knew I was very "high-risk".
I tested positive in 1990.

I had been having sex w/no condoms and sharing needles since '76.
I never have gotten ill though.
I just had a feeling that I would test poz.

GEE, I WONDER WHAT MY FIRST CLUE WAS?...LOL

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Offline Longislander

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #18 on: January 18, 2007, 01:57:00 PM »
mine came knocking at my front door~

and I'd also like to know what the heck a 'peeler' is....
infected 10/05 diagnosed 12-05
2/06   379/57000                    6/07 372/30500 25%   4/09 640/U/32% 
5/06   ?? /37000                     8/07 491/55000/24%    9/09 913/U/39%
8/06   349/9500 25%              11/07 515/68000/24     2/10 845/U/38%
9/06   507/16,000 30% !          2/08  516/116k/22%    7/10 906/80/39%
12/06 398/29000 26%             Start Atripla 3/08
3/07   402/80,000 29%            4/08  485/undet!/27
4/07   507/35,000 25%            7/08 625/UD/34%
                                                 11/08 684/U/36%

Offline cubbybear

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #19 on: January 18, 2007, 04:05:02 PM »
I got mine because I was a whore, and all (there were LOTS) of the guys I barebacked said they were negative... duh!
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Offline poet

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #20 on: January 18, 2007, 05:57:52 PM »
I was infected by my first sexual contact (passive anal sex at a bathhouse in the Times Square of 1984).  I developed acute retroviral syndrome shortly afterwards.  Test results in 1986.  Win
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Offline newt

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #21 on: January 18, 2007, 06:01:28 PM »
I bought mine on eBay and forgot to return it within 7 days
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Offline racingmind

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #22 on: January 18, 2007, 06:11:17 PM »
yeah...just what the hell is a "peeler"?  I'm thinking someone that takes off the condom and you are not aware of it.....am I right?


Oh, and I was drunk ...
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Tested Positive: 9/06 
9/06: CD4: 442 (28%) VL: +100,000
10/06: CD4: 323 (25%) VL: 243,440
11/06: CD4: 405 (28%) VL: 124,324
12/06: CD4: 450 (29%) VL: 114,600
1/07: CD4: 440 (27%) VL: 75,286
3/07: CD4: 459 (30%) VL: 44,860
5/07: CD4: 353 (24%) VL: 50,852
7/07: CD4: 437 (29%) VL: 39,475
9/07: CD4: 237 (32%) VL: 372,774
10/07: CD4: 324 (27%) VL: 115,454 
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2/08: CD4: 653 (35%) VL: undetectable
5/08: CD4: 822 (40%) VL: undetectable
8/08: CD4: 626 (35%) VL: undetectable
12/08: CD4: 619 (36%) VL: undetectable
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7/09: CD4: 1027 (43%) VL: not tested
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Offline fearless

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #23 on: January 18, 2007, 06:21:41 PM »
bestiality
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Offline tsw923

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #24 on: January 18, 2007, 06:28:30 PM »
I'm with everyone else --- what the heck is a 'peeler'?  Dang I'm getting a better education here than I did w/ 4 years of college  :o

Anyway, according to the doc I contracted HIV+ about 10+ years ago.  So apparently some guy that I was madly in love/lost with gave me a lovely parting gift.  It could have also been from a blood transfusion during a surgery I had back then.  At this point though, its spilt milk.  I just made sure the most recent ex was negative and the current bf is protected....

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Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #25 on: January 18, 2007, 06:36:12 PM »
I got mine on a green shag carpet up on 112th street in Harlem.  Well, that's one possibility.  Could have been anytime theoretically between, oh... 1988 when I first was fucked up the ass using only Aramis hand lotion as lubrication by a hot guy I met in a bathroom at a coke dealer's apartment up to around 1991 on piece of old foam rubber on the rooftop of a 7th floor tenement walkup in Chinatown, NYC.  Diagnosed in mid-'93 but I had neglected to get myself test previously to that and as my cd4's were down to 200 I'd say it was some time before that year, no?
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Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #26 on: January 18, 2007, 06:50:52 PM »
I, too, have never heard of a "peeler," but if it is a top who removes his condom during sex, that is my nominee for new "word" this year! 

Like David NC, I found the toilet seat discussions curious (lol).  No one has suggested doorknob yet!

I also don't know who or when, not to hard to guess how (unprotected sex), I recognize that is unimportant to know, but like many of you, I wish I did know.  I think it happened in mid 2000 (thats when I got the "defining" illness), but was not aware of my status until 2005.

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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 cubbybear

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #27 on: January 18, 2007, 07:22:37 PM »
According to the urban dictionary a peeler is slang for a stripper or an uncut guy.  I kinda prefer to think a peeler is someone who rips his rubber off.

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Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #28 on: January 18, 2007, 07:45:32 PM »
Well, if it's uncut cock then I guess that applies to me as well.  Shag Carpet was Venezuelan and Foam Rubber was Dominican.
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Offline bluelove

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #29 on: January 18, 2007, 07:52:10 PM »
Newt great answer!!

Got it from a ex boyfriend.

Offline Razorbill

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #30 on: January 18, 2007, 07:55:31 PM »
Tested poz in Sept 01 - tcells 200 and vl way up there so I guess I had it for a while.  My first and best lover died in 94 of it and I spent years in fear and denial.  Maybe it was him.  Maybe it wasn't.  That was another life.

Offline dtwpuck

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #31 on: January 18, 2007, 07:57:55 PM »
I got mine because I touched a Republican.
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Offline Eldon

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #32 on: January 18, 2007, 08:34:24 PM »
Somewhere along the lines there was an exchange of bodily fluids which had infected me.


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Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #33 on: January 18, 2007, 09:34:28 PM »
O RLY
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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #34 on: January 18, 2007, 09:43:56 PM »
 I was probably infected sometime in the early '80's. I found out in May of 1986. I don't know who infected me or where. & To tell the truth I don't really care. Does knowing when/where/who matter today? NO, it doesn't. I just try to take care of myself as best I can now.

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Offline Coffeechick88

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #35 on: January 18, 2007, 10:01:45 PM »
Well, on Feb 23, 2001 I went on a walk at about 1 am with my boyfriend who said he'd keep me company because I was having insomnia and couldn't sleep.  This was a Christian college campus so I thought I was safe.  I was a virgin then and naive enough to think that he respected my wish to stay that way.  We got to a place--wasn't well patrolled by the security guards--they would get you to come back to the dorms if you were caught--and it was a nice quiet, peaceful place.  He put the moves on me, I said no, he said I was his girlfriend, he shouldn't have to ask for sex, I said no again and I won't go into detail about what happened after that....Anyway, fast forward to about the second week of March 2001, I drove up to visit my homestate for spring break.  I staggered to the Urgent care not being able to keep anything down and a fever of 106.  After a whole battery of tests, they concluded it was CMV, but it is more likely that I got two viruses, but it was ARS symptoms that hospitilized me not necessarily CMV.  When I felt better, I went to a blood drive.  I didn't have the knowledge then about HIV (I didn't know about window periods and thought since he was an athlete he couldn't possibly have anything) so I thought since that first test was negative and nothing else came up that I was safe and okay to donate blood.  The Red Cross sent me a letter stating I needed to get tested.  I went back to the infectious disease doctor (one of the team of doctors that puzzled over my case in the hospital) and in May 2001 I found out I was positive. 

The end.  There you have it.  If I could hit those kind of odds again on a trip to Vegas, I'd be a rich woman..... But anyhow, it really doesn't matter.  I usually don't tell people because they tend to ask that to try to put you in the "innocent victims" file or the "bastards who deserve what they got" file.  I don't like to give them that opportunity to do that.  I only posted it on this site because people tend to be more supportive here and wouldn't judge me or give me an overwhelming amount of pity or "at least you are an innocent victim" like many people are prone to do (at least the people my mom and grandma told and that support group I made a mistake of telling).
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Offline aztecan

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #36 on: January 18, 2007, 10:19:51 PM »
So if this was done before kill me now. LOL...just kidding...

I was curious how everyone found out they were poz and if they know how they got it? I got mine from a peeler back in 95, but I didnt find out I was poz till Dec 05 when I almost died in the hospital. I tracked down who gave it to me and the kicker is it was the first time I didnt use a condom...who woulda thunk it? Found out he use to share needles with people for riods.

What about you?

OK, I'm still not clear on what a "peeler" is and what in the world are riods?

Actually, I lied earler. I didn't get it from sex. I got it from contaminated Doritos.

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #37 on: January 18, 2007, 10:29:38 PM »
Dagnabbit!  I just know that that is a reference to an infamous 'Doritos' thread from back in days of old on this site!  I have not been able to find it, and I think Ann said it was gone away with the old forums!

Phooey.


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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #38 on: January 18, 2007, 10:33:49 PM »
Mark!!!  Read the Label next time!



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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #39 on: January 18, 2007, 10:34:24 PM »
Philly you are really...Yes, it did!


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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #40 on: January 18, 2007, 10:54:47 PM »
My martinis were spiked with it, I'm sure of it. I like em stirred not shaken, but the bartender refused to comply; that should have been my tip-off.
Her finely-touched spirit had still its fine issues, though they were not widely visible. Her full nature, like that river of which Cyrus broke the strength, spent itself in channels which had no great name on the earth. But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #41 on: January 18, 2007, 10:56:54 PM »
Doritos?!  Why didn't anyone tell me?!  That must have been it!  Unprotected Dorito Consumption!!  Is the risk high if you switched to 'Baked' Doritos?
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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #42 on: January 18, 2007, 11:05:08 PM »
I tripped over this vid a couple of days ago....  Interesting..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oh9SOqScYZw

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #43 on: January 18, 2007, 11:12:30 PM »
I found out in March of 04.  I was in the hospital with PCP and MAC.  CD4 of 22 and a VL "off the charts".  I got because I am a slut and like bareback sex.  No drugs, no alcohol, just stupid I suppose.  After two years I am VERY healthy.  CD4 in the 450's and no measurable VL.  However, I am still a slut and still like bareback sex......some things never change  ;D  Now, of course, I have to disclose a little something before we fuck it seldom causes an issue though.....
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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #44 on: January 19, 2007, 01:55:53 AM »
Here's the whole story. I had been in a monogamous relationship with a guy in which we had unprotected sex after both being tested. We broke up because I was moving to Seattle to go to grad school. I decided I didn't want to be in a relationship for a while and was looking forward to casually dating. Of course the first guy I go out with ends up being "the One" and we start dating. I wanted to get tested so we could do the unprotected sex/monogamous thing again but my boyfriend was VERY uncomfortable about getting tested. His brother had recently died of AIDS and he could barely even talk about it. So after several months we slipped up once during sex and didn't use condoms. The next day I told him we had made a mistake and insisted we both needed to be tested. It took a couple of weeks but he agreed. His test came back positive and mine came back "indeterminate". I waited a couple of weeks, tested again and came back positive. However almost 15 years later we are still together, both healthy and happy.

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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #45 on: January 19, 2007, 02:58:42 AM »
The grand old-fashioned way. And he said he loved me. And then he died.
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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #46 on: January 19, 2007, 03:26:28 AM »
A week after I moved to Iowa. His name was Matt. 5'11ish, 160, perfect bottom, bad peroxide job but still incredibly cute. Matt the farm-lad-turned-slut. Well. It was fantastic sex though. And I even bought him an expensive breakfast. Topping bareback, just once, can still give you this.

Jay
Her finely-touched spirit had still its fine issues, though they were not widely visible. Her full nature, like that river of which Cyrus broke the strength, spent itself in channels which had no great name on the earth. But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.

George Eliot, Middlemarch, final paragraph

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Re: How did you get HIV +
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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #48 on: January 19, 2007, 03:46:39 AM »
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Re: How did you get HIV +
« Reply #49 on: January 19, 2007, 07:34:26 AM »
Well there was this one time, at Band Camp.......
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