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Author Topic: 25 YEARS!!!  (Read 2103 times)

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Offline lilguru

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25 YEARS!!!
« on: May 31, 2012, 01:49:07 PM »
I just want to post and share my gratitude and thanks to the doctors and medical professionals that have worked with me over the years.  I celebrate 25 years and my 57th birthday in June.  When I was diagnosed (1987) I planned my death.  Louise Hay and her work changed my mind and I am still kicking.  To anyone reading this, if you are feeling down about the side effects of meds or just age-related ailments -- I say celebrate.  Thanks for listening.
September 1987 - HIV+

Offline AlanBama

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Re: 25 YEARS!!!
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2012, 04:24:11 PM »
Congrats, lilguru !

(also class of '87)
"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 aztecan

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Re: 25 YEARS!!!
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2012, 05:25:52 AM »
Congratulations on the milestone.

A toast to many more,


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

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: 25 YEARS!!!
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2012, 07:26:40 AM »

Congrat's are certainly in order !!

As Mark Stated : "A toast to many more"

Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 20mg of Atorvastatin, 25 mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Amlodipine Besolate 5mg-- Updated 9/24/2017

Diagnosed positive in 1985,.. In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started on  HAART on October 24th, 2003.

 As of 9/18/2017,  Viral load remains <40
CD 4 @358 /  CD4 % @ 13

 65 years young.

Offline weasel

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Re: 25 YEARS!!!
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2012, 01:35:26 PM »

       Hi   lilguru  ,

                        Glad you are  doing well  :)

           I have been having a rough time with all the  meds &  issues with HIV

           lately ,   Not  Happy about  the   maybe change from Reyataz  .

            Just don't feel  Happy anymore  :'(

           I think of having HIV  more than half my life , will be 58 in August .
           My Liver is not happy . Have to have more tests next week .
           Doctor told me to lay off Tazodone .... That lasted a few weeks . I took
         a third of a pill last night ! Was going NUTS  :o

          I have not been drinking any more than a 1/2 cup of wine twice a week !

           I wish you many more years  of great living , I do tend to ignor , or at least
          Put   AIDS  on the back burner , I do what Doc says and try to live a full life
                                               Just  Weasel  :-* 
" Live and let Live "


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