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Author Topic: Well here it goes...  (Read 3088 times)

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Offline WellHungarian

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Well here it goes...
« on: July 17, 2008, 11:06:09 PM »
Hello.  I have been lurking on here for a long time and haven't posted anything until now, I'm just trying to get a feel for this place.  I have been poz for almost three years.  I'm pretty sure I got it from doing porn but to be honest my life was kind of a mess during those times so I can't entirely be sure.  I was drinking and doing coke pretty regularly and having sex all the time, almost always with a condom but sometimes they broke or sometimes there wasn't one available so we just did it anyways.  I was sleeping with women, men, and MTF pre-optrans girls.  I wasn't really into men but sometimes I needed coke, or money to buy coke so there you have it.  I know I made a lot of mistakes and I guess that this is the price that I have to pay for the live I chose to live but I am okay with that.  I'm pretty sure I'm straight but I don't know for sure.  I know I don't like sex with men, not that I think there's anything wrong with being gay but I do like trans girls so I have no idea how to classify myself.  My family is old school Eastern European so there's no way I'm telling them about this and that's okay with me.  I'm healthy, I don't do drugs anymore (except weed) and I still drink sometimes but am far more in control of myself than I was then.  Anyways, sorry to ramble on.  I just wanted to say hi, stop lurking with out contributing and tell my story.  There it is.  Thanks.


Offline WellHungarian

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Re: Well here it goes...
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2008, 11:19:02 PM »
I think I put this topic in the wrong place.  How can I fix that?

Offline Longislander

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Re: Well here it goes...
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2008, 11:56:35 PM »
Hi G-

Welcome to the forums~ ( a moderator will move this thread for you if it's in the wrong place)

Thanks for sharing your story. I'm happy to hear you've stopped the hard drugs and are doing better. It'll probably be easier for you to examine your sexuality in a more sober condition- ;)

Again, welcome~

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 WellHungarian

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Re: Well here it goes...
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2008, 01:13:37 AM »
Oh, I still have sex but only with girls.  There's no reals trans girls where I live, otherwise I'd date one if we we're cool with eachother.  I don't know.  I'm just kind of going on in life, working and having fun in my freetime.  I'm just happy that I'm healthy and not doing coke anymore.

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Well here it goes...
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2008, 05:15:56 AM »
It wasn't who you had sex with that caused you to become positive, it was the risk you took that landed you positive.

Offline loop78

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Re: Well here it goes...
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2008, 06:18:33 AM »
Welcome to the forums, G.

It's always a good thing when one of the lurkers becomes an active member.

Don't worry about which sexual orientation drawer you belong to, you don't need to choose any. Just keep acting naturally on your feelings and it'll be ok ;-)

It's also good to hear you're taking care of yourself.


Offline Peter Staley

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Re: Well here it goes...
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2008, 08:50:06 AM »
Welcome, G.  I'm glad you found our forums, and have upgraded from lurker to newbie!

How are your numbers doing?  Do you have access to good healthcare?

Peter Staley

Offline BT65

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Re: Well here it goes...
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2008, 09:40:00 AM »
Hey G, welcome to the forums.  I'm glad you shared your story.  This place is a lot of support, and I hope you feel at home here.
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Offline Robert

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Re: Well here it goes...
« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2008, 11:40:45 AM »
  welcome to the club.

  Sounds like you're doing just fine.  You have a positive attitude which is the most important thing. 

  Are you on meds?  Which ones?  How are you responding?

  By the way, I love your handle.  Great play on words.  Makes me smile.


Offline next2u

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Re: Well here it goes...
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2008, 12:13:25 PM »
hello wellhung g,

welcome & thanks for sharing. hope you have a great weekend!

midapr07 - seroconversion
sept07 - tested poz
oct07 cd4 1013; vl 13,900; cd4% 41
feb08 cd4  694;  vl 16,160; cd4% 50.1
may08 cd4 546; vl 91,480; cd4% 32
aug08 cd4 576; vl 48,190; cd4% 40.7
dec08 cd4 559; vl 63,020; cd4% 29.4
feb09 cd4 464; vl 11,000; cd4% 26
may09 cd4 544; vl 29,710; cd4% 27.2
oct09 cd4 ...; vl 23,350; cd4% 31.6
mar10 cd4 408; vl 59,050; cd4% 31.4
aug10 cd4 328; vl 80,000; cd4% 19.3 STARTED ATRIPLA
oct10 cd4 423; vl 410 ;); cd4% 30.2
jun11 cd4 439; vl <20 ;); cd4% 33.8 <-Undetectable!
mar12 cd4 695; vl ud; cd4% 38.6
jan13 cd4 738; vl ud; cd4% 36.8
aug13 cd4 930; vl ud; cd4% 44.3
jan14 cd4 813; vl ud; cd4% 42.8
may14 cd4 783; vl *; cd4%43.5
sept14 cd4 990; vl ud; cd4% *
jun15 cd4 1152; vl ud; cd4% *
oct15 cd4 583; vl 146; cd4% 42
mar16 cd4 860

Offline bear60

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Re: Well here it goes...
« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2008, 03:28:39 PM »
I am saying "hello and welcome".
Its good that you are here at AIDSMEDS.

Joel aka Bear
Poz Bear Type in Philadelphia

Offline WellHungarian

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Re: Well here it goes...
« Reply #11 on: July 18, 2008, 09:42:39 PM »
Thanks for the hellos everybody.  My health is pretty good right now. I have a low VL and cd4 in the 600's.  I don't take meds and actually I don't have a doctor.  I just moved to BC from Toronto because my brother lives out here and he said I should move because Toronto was not for me anymore and he just got married and bought a house so I live in the suite in the basement.  So far I don't know about it here, it's kind of cold and there are many rednecks and hippies and old people.  I guess after spending almost my whole life in a big city it will be a while to get used to living in a smaller, more quiet place.

Offline Tricialuko

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Re: Well here it goes...
« Reply #12 on: July 23, 2008, 03:55:49 PM »
welcome im new to this too just feeling it out ...take your time


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