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Offline MarshmallowJess

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Intro
« on: April 30, 2020, 10:34:59 am »
Hello, I am new to this as I am sure others are or have been. I have been positive for 12 years now. I have certainly been through some troubled waters in that time but for the last 3 year I have been undetectable. I really wanted to share here. I am looking to be an advocate for anyone suffering lost or lonely. While these are things I want to do I need to advocate for myself first and this is where I was pointed. So here I am and I am not sure how or what I will share but I hope it reaches someone. I didnt come here for pity as I'm sure we are all familiar with that feeling. I dont know that I was ready to introduce myself completely so many things get crossed when I try to release anything so bare with me through any of my post. My thoughts are with you all. All my love.

Offline em

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Re: Intro
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2020, 11:42:43 am »
Hello and welcome .

I have known about my HIV for a little more than thirty years now. so many years behind me makes thirty not seem like a long time . three decades .

anyway welcome and glad to see you found this sight

helping others is a lofty goal but very rewarding it also may lead to helping yourself '

it is two way street .

any how I am sure others here may offer you a better welcome .

all the best to you

EM

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Re: Intro
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2020, 01:47:07 pm »
Hiya,

Welcome to the forum, glad to hear your UD.

Yeah, first and foremost advocate for yourself before trying to help others.

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Offline fabio

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Re: Intro
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2020, 02:22:17 pm »
Hey there Jess,welcome to the forum. I'm happy you're  ok with the meds and being undetectable,hope you are ok and safe in general (with all the stuff going on).
We don't pity anyone here,it's a very friendly and helpful forum to be in and whatever question or worry you could have,we could help you with answering. It's a battle we go through together (through the net) far or near, the good thing is that we get to help each other.

Offline Tonny2

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Re: Intro
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2020, 05:47:58 pm »


        ojo.     Welcome to the forum...I am glad that you have learned to live with hiv/aids and you are ready to share your story and help others, like the previews member said,  doing this it is a 2 Way Street, it will make you feel good...in my case, I also had a lot of problems, especially with treatment failure at the beginning of my treatment after a diagnosis of aids, with only 20 CD4, but Iím still here, sharing with others my experience during this last 25 years since my diagnosis, thankfully nowadays people newly diagnosed donít have to go through what we went through long time  survivors. I know that getting a diagnosis is a very difficult situation but with discipline in taking your medications as ordered and a good  attitude, it is easier to deal with   control Of the virus so you can take control of your life again.

welcome again, and letís give some support and hope to other...hugs.            ojo

 


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