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Author Topic: New at this!  (Read 4570 times)

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Offline Alain

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New at this!
« on: July 05, 2006, 10:01:43 AM »
« Last Edit: November 03, 2006, 05:35:19 PM by cowandalehouse »

Offline kcmetroman

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Re: New at this!
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2006, 10:05:56 AM »
Ahh, human nature exposed.

Welcome Cow(?)


Offline Alain

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Re: New at this!
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2006, 10:25:22 AM »
« Last Edit: November 03, 2006, 05:36:57 PM by cowandalehouse »

Offline aztecan

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Re: New at this!
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2006, 10:33:06 AM »
Welcome to the family Alain. Glad you have joined in.

Sorry about your heating loss. I know it must be difficult. I know someone who lost his hearing as a child as a result of mumps. He is loads of fun, but too many people don't take the time to get to know him.

That won't happen here. I know many of us, including myself, are looking forward to getting to know you better.

So, make yourself comfortable. This is a great place to be.


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Offline AlanBama

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Re: New at this!
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2006, 10:50:15 AM »
Hello Alain,

Welcome to the Forums!   I am also a member of the "Class of '87".    I can't say it was a very good year, but we won't ever forget 1987, will we?


"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 Alain

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Re: New at this!
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2006, 10:58:43 AM »
« Last Edit: November 03, 2006, 05:37:26 PM by cowandalehouse »

Offline Robert

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Re: New at this!
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2006, 11:07:43 AM »
Hi Cowhand.

Welcome.  I lost the hearing in my left ear.  I complained about it so my Dr sent me an ENT guy (Ear,Nose, & Throat) who looked in and said my inner ear was completely gone.  Apparently a fungus got to it, I think caused by in compromised immune system.  My right ear isn't much better.  On the plus side, my partner was born profoundly deaf so I'm already familiar with deaf culture etc.  And fortunately, Closed Caption is pretty much commonplace now so I have no problem watching TV.  I finally saw Brokeback MOuntain the other said and thank god it was captioned.  Ole Ennis mumbled so much I couldn't understand a word he said.

So like I said, welcome aboard.  Can you come to Montreal next month?  Would love to meet you.


Offline Alain

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Re: New at this!
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2006, 11:23:52 AM »
« Last Edit: November 03, 2006, 05:37:57 PM by cowandalehouse »

Offline Teresa

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Re: New at this!
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2006, 01:23:51 PM »
Hello Alain!

Welcome ...glad you found us.

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Offline Christine

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Re: New at this!
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2006, 06:35:53 PM »
Welcome Alain!
Poz since '93. Currently on Procrit, Azithromax, Pentamidine, Valcyte, Levothyroxine, Zoloft, Epzicom, Prezista, Viread, Norvir, and GS-9137 study drug. As needed: Trazodone, Atavan, Diflucan, Zofran, Hydrocodone, Octreotide

5/30/07 t-cells 9; vl 275,000

Offline bobik

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Re: New at this!
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2006, 05:48:43 AM »
Hey Alain,

I have bad ears but I do hear with hearing aids......nothing to do with HIV but I know a little bit what it is like, just a little bit......

Anyway, we hear you when you write here and I am sure you can listen to us when we have things bothering us, things that make us sad, or really happy.


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Offline david25luvit

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Re: New at this!
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2006, 01:22:17 AM »
Welcome Alain....welcome to the family.  I'm glad you found your way here.  I think you'll find this to be a great place to share information and support for one another.  It sounds like you're well acquainted with our little bug.  I look forward to reading your post....

and thanks for sharing those thoughts with us.
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Offline allopathicholistic

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Re: New at this!
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2006, 01:32:35 PM »
love like you have never been hurt because every sixty seconds you spend upset is a minute of happiness you'll never get back.

so true. thanks for sharing and welcome. glad to know you're in good health


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