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Author Topic: Still Here....Survived 33 Years And Counting....  (Read 3628 times)

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Offline OneTampa

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Still Here....Survived 33 Years And Counting....
« on: July 18, 2017, 06:52:41 pm »

Best to Everyone,

"He is my oldest child. The shy and retiring one over there with the Haitian headdress serving pescaíto frito."

Offline Jim Allen

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Re: Still Here....Survived 33 Years And Counting....
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2017, 04:59:55 am »
Congrats.  ;)


Removed two posts. Just as a soft reminder this is the "Pre-HAART Long-Term Survivors" section. https://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=11166.0

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Offline Wade

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Re: Still Here....Survived 33 Years And Counting....
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2017, 07:55:27 am »
Way to go OT  8)

I'm right behind you  :) :) :)

xo  Wade
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Offline leatherman

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Re: Still Here....Survived 33 Years And Counting....
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2017, 11:35:08 am »
Way to go OT  8)

I'm right behind you  :) :) :)
me too! (Nov)

Congrats on being old, OT! :D
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Offline IanBrighton

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Re: Still Here....Survived 33 Years And Counting....
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2017, 01:17:04 pm »
Newby here! So hi to everyone over the pond from the UK

I'm coming up to year 32...diagnosed October 1985!

Ready to start a new chapter in life before my 50th birthday next August. Finally ready to 'come out' and contribute again within the pos community after twenty years of being silent - having become disillusioned by the lack of support for long termers in the 90s.

Have things changed? To me, I really don't think they have! The spectrum of knowledge has come on in leaps and bounds, but support for those of us with years of experience - both good and bad - seem somewhat sidelined. Prevention is the HIV buzzword.

The handful of us that are still here, our special group of 'early adopters', as a friend calls it, are just as important.

Ian  :)

Offline em

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Re: Still Here....Survived 33 Years And Counting....
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2017, 11:47:47 pm »
Time marches on

I hope we have much more time to go

Offline aztecan

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Re: Still Here....Survived 33 Years And Counting....
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2017, 11:24:39 am »
I just realized I'm a year behind you.


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