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Author Topic: 25 years and counting  (Read 4225 times)

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Offline LES Jake

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25 years and counting
« on: October 02, 2008, 04:13:27 PM »
Wanted to come on and write that I just celebrated 25 years of going to the doctor. Started way back in September 1983 going to a doctor at the Medical Center of West Hollywood.

Still going strong today!

LES Jake

Offline jennynyc7

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Re: 25 years and counting
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2008, 09:47:31 AM »
That's awesome LES ! Here's to 25 more......
1/3/08-ARS began
Initial Vl=99000
2/14/08-began Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir
3/01/08=Swapped Reyataz for Viramune
5/1/08:     vl= undetectable
10/24/08:  vl=undetectable
                cd4=1172 (55%)

12/4/08:    vl=254 (hopefully just a small blip)

Offline Texan38

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Re: 25 years and counting
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2008, 10:49:28 AM »
25 years and going strong....

In Hollywood an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty per cent of publicity.
~ Lauren Bacall

Offline weasel

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Re: 25 years and counting
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2008, 03:15:26 PM »
Hey Les ,
              what a nice milestone !

              It is always good to hear from  long-termers  that are OK  :)

              the 50th is coming right behind it .                    LOL

                                               The best to you !


" Live and let Live "

Offline BT65

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Re: 25 years and counting
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2008, 04:17:09 PM »
Congratulations on 25 years.  Here's to many, many more.
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Offline rondrond

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Re: 25 years and counting
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2008, 11:34:05 AM »
Hi Les,

Here's to 25 years,
 and still going strong.

"I'm not done yet"....Glen Campbell

"I may not be exactly where I want to be, but I sure as Hell am not where I was"
Wynnona Judd

No Meds for 7 Years

04jul07/DVT-right leg/Bi Lateral PE's     
16oct08/DVT-left leg
Aug09 Diagnosed: COPD

Tcells 700

Offline atlq

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Re: 25 years and counting
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2008, 08:31:55 AM »
Happy Anniversary! Heres to many more!  ;D
“Keep up the good work....   And God bless you.”
  --  Sarah Palin, to members of the Alaskan Independence Party, 2008

Offline aztecan

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Re: 25 years and counting
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2008, 08:37:29 AM »
Hey Jake,

Congratulations on the anniversary.

Here's a toast to 25 more!


"May your life preach more loudly than your lips."
~ William Ellery Channing (Unitarian Minister)

Offline hades01

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Re: 25 years and counting
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2008, 12:39:20 PM »
You give me the hope that i need right now! (Just found out 3 months ago)
Eduardo Cabrera
 :) ;D > :D ;) :P :-*
Eduardo Cabrera
"Life will never give me what i want, only what is best for me"
08-08-2008 HIV+ (What a day)
08-14-2008 VL 105K   CD4 199 (Pretified and hopeless)
11-14-2008 Started Atripla  and no side effects at all yet
Lab Results 12-31-2008 VL 220 CD4 189
Lab Results 03-31-2009 VL undetectable CD4 308
Lab Results 06-30-2009 VL Undetectable & CD4 274
Lab Results 09-30-2009 VL Undetectable & CD4 410
Lab Results 10-06-2010 VL Undetectable & CD4 514 %34

Offline jayjax

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Re: 25 years and counting
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2008, 09:54:59 AM »
Hey Jake,

Congrats on 25 years! ... Just making this post give me inspiration as newly diagnosed HIV +.  Keep up the posts and give us all strength and encouragement.  We all want to be there for you with many more years to celebrate!

08 Oct 08:  Diagnosed
18 Oct 08:  1st Lab Work: CD4 - 268, VL 7,000
18 Nov 08:  Started Atripla
28 Jan 09:   CD4 - 195, VL 70
05 May 09:  CD4 - 201, VL = Undetectable
16 Aug 09: CD4 - 235, VL = Undetectable
30 Nov 09 CD4 - 300, VL = Undetectable
30 Mar 10 CD4 - 305, VL = Undetectable
27 Jul 10 CD4 -  301, VL = 100
13 Aug 10 -- Switched to Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir
30 Sep 10 --  CD4 598, VL = Undetectable


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