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Offline johnnyl

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What a ride
« on: April 27, 2020, 01:13:13 am »
I was new to this site in 2012 when I got my diagnosis.  With only 4 t cells, my doctor was not that optimistic.. what a dick. Well after many years now I have been undetectable for years now and tcells above 1100.. Has been quite the recovery. I thank this site for getting me through the dark times of not knowing what lies ahead of me, my first day on meds, bot knowing if I was going to be around to see my little girl get married, to this!!! I actually had another angel, little girl six years ago.. ALL NEG!!
so for those who are reading this and newly diagnosed, or on your road to recovery,  dont give up hope!!. I'm living proof you will make it.
Prayers are with all of you and those who have fallen before us.. God Bless and much love
Tested Poz May 22nd 2012
CD4      VL            %    6/20/12
4         226000       5
258      800           13    8/23/12
293      <20           17    10/19/12
306      <44           17    12/31/12
398      101           18     2/27/13
607      <20           21     2/28/14

Offline harleymc

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Re: What a ride
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2020, 05:43:16 am »
Glad you're doing well.

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Re: What a ride
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2020, 07:06:19 am »
Great update and belated congrats with your little one.

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Offline virgo313

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Re: What a ride
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2020, 10:43:05 am »
Quite the same journey. Thoughts of not living long then.
Want to just say that once we get more healthy, there will be a stage where we will not think of our status that much to a point we do not even care to think (or update our progress in “signature”). There will be worry at start & most end up feeling very “normal” later.
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Offline CR2016

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Re: What a ride
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2020, 01:32:33 pm »
Congrats Johnny! its really great to know good news from everyone and always share with us.
thanks and regards for you and your family

Offline em

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Re: What a ride
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2020, 03:48:23 pm »
I am sure life still has more good things in store

wishing you well and many more life lifting joys


Offline fabio

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Re: What a ride
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2020, 08:38:09 pm »
 I'm very happy that you thrived Johnny,I've been diagnosed for 3 years now and your current post makes me feel hopeful of a nice and bright future ahead. Your story is very inspiring to make everyone live life to the fullest and you exceeded those expectations. Thank you for giving us courage. 😊

Offline Tonny2

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Re: What a ride
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2020, 09:37:27 pm »

          ojo.          Hi Johnny l, welcome to the resurrected’s world...I’m happy for you not giving up when you got your extraño, even gamier for your new one...after, I  living 25 years, five of them with AIDS, zero soldiers, and, losing some battles, I’m happy and fortunate of witnessing people (+) becoming parents...I remember my good friend Peter Denmark, same situation than yours, now, his wife gave birth to a beautiful baby boy whom I call, little tonny2, my friends laughs, now his baby is three years old, a healthy “little tonny2”...the formula to survive hiv/aids is, discipline with your meds and a good attitude...best of luck.             ojo

Offline Tonny2

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Re: What a ride
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2020, 06:03:05 pm »

         ojo.      Hi...corrections to my reply above

* When you got your diagnosis

** I am happier

I’m sorry for the mistakes, I was dictating on my cell phone also I am legally blind. I refuse to give up participating and sharing my story with others on the forums, well, until Jim kicks me out....hugs

Offline RWR

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Re: What a ride
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2020, 08:36:09 pm »
Hey Johnny
Your thank You came thru on my email.  I had forgotten about this site. Congratulations 🎊
I tested in 1986 and have had my dream of running 3 Spartan races.
Keep up the great attitude.

Hiv+ 1986


Offline RWR

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Re: What a ride
« Reply #10 on: April 28, 2020, 08:38:56 pm »
I meant to say finished 3 Spartan races :)
Hiv+ 1986



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