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Offline Lis

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AIDS
« on: August 13, 2019, 01:09:55 am »
Still alive but just by a hair.. no one here knows me any more but HI
poz 1986....

Offline harleymc

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Re: AIDS
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2019, 01:33:50 am »
Hi LIS

good to hear from you. Keep on hanging in there :)

Offline skeebo1969

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Re: AIDS
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2019, 08:24:43 am »


 Hi Lis, I still remember you.  It seems like most of us have moved on...
I despise the song Love is in the Air, you should too.

Offline Denver Toad

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Re: AIDS
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2019, 12:13:06 am »
i remember you. Isn't what it once was here. Kinda tame, rarely visit anymore. I really miss the souls that can't visit anymore. What I wouldn't give to hear from Matty again.
Life is short, Break the rules, Forgive quickly,
Kiss slowly, Love truly, Laugh uncontrollably, And never regret anything that made you smile.

Offline HIVSince1995

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Re: AIDS
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2019, 02:44:06 pm »
Hey @Lis


I'm a long time lurker and just recently created an account on the forum. 


Why do you say, "just barely"?  Is the virus multi resistant?  Are you not taking meds for other reasons?



Diagnosed - May 1995 / Lowest T-Cells 170 - Nov 1995 / Highest Viral Load - Over 5 million - Nov 1995 / Started on HIV Meds - January 1996 / Various "cocktails" changed to mitigate side effects which included diarrhea, nightmares, bloating, lipodystrophy and neuropathy / Meds changed several to make them easier to take.  Examples: fewer pills per day, coordinating pills that need to be taken with or without food. Current Meds: Descovy, Tivicay / Viral Level <20
T Cells 350

Offline skeebo1969

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Re: AIDS
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2019, 09:29:44 pm »
Hey @Lis


I'm a long time lurker and just recently created an account on the forum. 


Why do you say, "just barely"?  Is the virus multi resistant?  Are you not taking meds for other reasons?

Lis has been living with HIV since 1986; the treatments during that time were dreadful and toxic, but kept her around none the less.  Many of the members who lived during that era have come to pass, thus making being a long term survivor less enjoyable in some regards. 

Btw, glad you joined the forums.  Wish you would have joined us when this place was popping.  It really was a great support forum.
I despise the song Love is in the Air, you should too.

Offline anniebc

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Re: AIDS
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2019, 02:15:13 am »
Hi Lis :-*  I remember you, so glad to hear yo are still with us. I don't come in much any more, and like Skeebo I miss the old crew, some are still around, just not posting and some we have lost. :'(

I can only hope you have more good days than bad sweet lady.

Hugs
Jan (Anniebc)
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