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Author Topic: January 28th 2019 marks my 5th year.  (Read 617 times)

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Offline Dantheman

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January 28th 2019 marks my 5th year.
« on: January 29, 2019, 03:32:58 am »
I haven't been to this forum in a while, and coincidentally, it is my 5th year today. So much has changed about my attitude towards having this virus.

First, I don't even think about it anymore.  Actually, I forget entirely.  I think it happened around year four.  Other than the inconvenience of meds, doctor visits, it doesn't impede my thoughts anymore.  It's quite liberating.

Second, since Prep, I've noticed a huge change in perspective from men whom I've told.  Almost everyone (with the exception of a few) have been very cool about it.  This includes friends, and sexual partners. 

Last, for the first time in my life, I have a boyfriend.  I really didn't think it was going to happen.  I thought I was going to die alone.  He takes Prep, and with me undetected, we occasionally have unprotected sex.  Mostly with condoms though.  But best of all, he doesn't mind my status at all.  It never really comes up. 

When I visited this forum I didn't think I would be reflecting back, but, I have to say, it's nice to have survived this far.  I didn't know how I was going to do it.  I guess just one day at a time.  I am hopeful that we will beat this virus in my lifetime.  In fact, we are beating it.  Everyday. 

To those who might be new to this forum, it does get better. 

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Re: January 28th 2019 marks my 5th year.
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2019, 07:03:12 am »
Congratulations all around on your good news! It's good to hear that you are doing so well, and that you are enjoying life so much.
leatherman (aka mIkIE)


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