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Off Topic Forum / Re: Holiday movies
« Last post by leatherman on Today at 08:09:42 pm »
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Ok, I defo would watch TNBC. It's probably my most favorite movie ever!
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I Just Tested Poz / Re: New member POZ since 2021
« Last post by leatherman on Today at 08:08:13 pm »
If you scroll to the bottom of the forums we have both a monthly and bi-weekly call that we would be excited to have you attend.  There are directions in the forums on how to join those.  It's a great way to connect, chat and make new friends.
Biweekly Peer Support Call
https://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=77329.0
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I Just Tested Poz / Re: New member POZ since 2021
« Last post by kentfrat1783 on Today at 08:05:42 pm »
Hi Dbm12,

Welcome to the group and I hope the forums and posts help.  Remember to ask questions since that is how we learn.  We can always advice from our experience. 

But as @leatherman said, can you give any more information on your condition?  It just helps us to understand you more but I do hope your numbers are good.  I still pay attention to my numbers but in reality as long as you are undectable that is what's key.  I go off of how I feel and that is the best indicater for me. 

And sorry that you have new conditions that are appearing.  Same here with neuropathy added to my plate.  This is actually the one thing I like about being positive as we go to the doctors more and we discover things much sooner.  Just make sure to work with your doctors and make sure you ask them questions.  No question is stupid.

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I was looking for some sort of group resources and found this forum.

If you scroll to the bottom of the forums we have both a monthly and bi-weekly call that we would be excited to have you attend.  There are directions in the forums on how to join those.  It's a great way to connect, chat and make new friends. 

Wishing you the best. 

Kent
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Off Topic Forum / Re: Holiday movies
« Last post by kentfrat1783 on Today at 07:51:28 pm »
A Christmas Story
Santa Claus The Movie
Gremlins
Zoya
Ebbie
Let it Snow
Christmas Under Wraps
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Home Alone (1 and 2)

This is the start to my list
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I Just Tested Poz / Re: New member POZ since 2021
« Last post by leatherman on Today at 07:43:28 pm »
Welcome!

It's good to hear that you're dealing well with things. Can you tell us a little about the med(s) you're taking, and how your Viral load and cd4 counts are doing? Dealing with HIV can be isolating at times, much less around the holidays; but we've got members here who'll be glad to help with some of that and chat about living with HIV.
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Off Topic Forum / Re: Holiday movies
« Last post by leatherman on Today at 07:34:15 pm »
I don't really watch holiday movies; but I can tell you what would be at the bottom of my list --- every damned one of these Hallmark movies. Sure a couple of them have been cute; but so so many of them suuuuck! and not in the good way at all.

No! I have not been really watching them. I've been sitting here with my laptop and earbuds bingeing the last season of Doctor Who (they didn't write Jodi much, like none, of a soliloquy before shipping her out with a regeneration, did they?), while my adorable, beloved husband keeps watching these horrible holiday romcoms.
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I Just Tested Poz / New member POZ since 2021
« Last post by Dbm12 on Today at 06:52:26 pm »
Hi I was diagnosed back in 2021 towards the end of Covid lockdown. I havenít disclosed to anyone close to me and have little to no gay friends in my area. I was looking for some sort of group resources and found this forum. Iíve coped pretty well with my condition as Iíve stayed healthy. Iíve recently had some health issues seeming unrelated to HIV but have left me feeling pretty isolated with no one to talk to. On top of life just being hard. Iím not sure what Iím looking to find but I think having people I can really talk to will help
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Off Topic Forum / Re: Holiday movies
« Last post by numbersguy82 on Today at 05:41:28 pm »
Great list Jim. My faves are:

Krampus
The Family Stone
Better Watch Out
Christmas with the Kranks
Black Christmas
P2
Gingerdead Man
Scrooged
Gremlins

But def Krampus is my fave of the lot- Better Watch Out is a close second
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Living With HIV / Re: Four Years Later
« Last post by numbersguy82 on Today at 05:31:52 pm »
Wow it sounds like you are doing amazingly, and that your physical health will have a great outlook with all of your education. Kudos, and if youíre ever interested, we have peer support bi-weekly. It has become something of a social hour while within the parameters of that weekís hiv related topic.

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Living With HIV / Re: Four Years Later
« Last post by leatherman on Today at 03:44:58 pm »
Congratulations on all your hard work paying off!
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