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Author Topic: Hey guys, tested poz 3 years ago  (Read 2978 times)

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Offline ThePozDude

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Hey guys, tested poz 3 years ago
« on: March 16, 2010, 09:50:34 PM »
Just thought this would be the best way to introduce myself to the forum.

I've been poz for 3 years now, had a lot of struggles with schizophrenia (which lead to infection) and now my life is back in order. I'm stable on antipsych meds and I'm stable on HAART.

It's been a rough 3 years, dealt with the death of a boyfriend, the loss of mental sanity, the loneliness and discrimination one usually faces with being poz and the occasional depression.

This forum has helped me a lot over the past few years so I recconed why not join the community?

Poz since 2007

[Feb 2010] cd4 682 and vl 34k (started meds)
Truvada + Kaletra

Offline Jeff G

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Re: Hey guys, tested poz 3 years ago
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2010, 10:33:53 PM »
Welcome Kent . I'm glad things are improving for you .
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Offline skeebo1969

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Re: Hey guys, tested poz 3 years ago
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2010, 11:42:02 PM »


      Glad you decided to join and welcome to the forums! 

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Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Hey guys, tested poz 3 years ago
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2010, 04:00:04 PM »
Hey Kent!


Offline anniebc

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Re: Hey guys, tested poz 3 years ago
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2010, 06:05:50 PM »
Welcome Kent..an intro in the "Living with" forum will maybe get you a few more replies..and the "almost" anything goes "Off Topic" forum is a must when you are ready to post again... ;)

hope to hear more from you.

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Offline tednlou2

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Re: Hey guys, tested poz 3 years ago
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2010, 02:58:51 AM »
Welcome to the forums.  Even though I'm positive I became positive in 2001, I'm still a newbie myself.  I'm still learning and these forums have been a great resource.  I've been dealing with depression and anxiety.  I can't imagine losing a boyfriend/partner.  May I ask if he died due to HIV?

Its good to meet ya.  Hope to hear more from you.



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