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Author Topic: "Ooops, I forgot" - Poz 180 Days Later (Hope it Helps)  (Read 1115 times)

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"Ooops, I forgot" - Poz 180 Days Later (Hope it Helps)
« on: August 18, 2014, 06:10:45 pm »

August 12 marked 180 days since I knew of my status. What did I do to commemorate this occasion? Did I lay awake crying? Or did I drink myself into a frenzy?


That weekend I went for a long walk with some coworkers through the UK (job training) and stumbled upon a nice jazz cafe. I talked politics and sex and sex in politics and politics in sex. I had a cocktail (or four) and danced profusely until my ankles were swollen and my clothes were drenched in sweat. For a moment, I forgot I was positive. Or more accurately, I wasn't afraid of it.

Yes, sometimes when I feel sick (have a couple of stomach issues over here) I worry if I have an infection. Yes, I am scared terrified I am suffering from wasting when I'm walking four miles a day and I'm just losing weight. (Neurotic ::) ) Yes, I am positive. I haven't started medication yet and I am eager to go "HIV Neutral" (undetected). I know this.

But it isn't ruining my life. And it wont ruin yours.

Hope this helps.
Exposure June 2012
1st Poz Test 2/3/14
Diagnosed 2/12/14

2/13/14 CD4 1066 VL 765 35%
6/20/14 CD4 852  VL 15552 34%
9/24/14 CD4 787 VL 1764 34%
10/22/14 Started Triumeq
12/18/14 CD4 1114 VL UD 40%
06/26/17 CD4 1398 VL UD 45%


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