As a long termer diagnosed in the 80's watching my friends die left and right, and fearful I would be next, I always took solace knowing Larry was there fighting for our survival. I took part in some of his activism through ACT UP during the days Reagan would not acknowledge HIV/AIDS or give any funding because it was known only as a Gay Disease. Larry leaves a tremendous legacy for all that are living with HIV/AIDs.
As CNN reports, "Larry died in the timespan… read more
I 've been on biktarvy for the last two years. I had night sweats before my diagnosis but they stopped for a couple of years while I was on Truvada and Genvoya. Since I've been on Biktarvy my night sweats have really kicked up to a nightly occurrence. I've been researching some other HIV related conditions to bring to my dr. Is anyone else noticing this
Although months away, would you isolate yourself again or get the vaccination? Does a treatment in the meantime , satisfy your concerns?
With those of us that lower cd4 counts (its been a month since my last labs and mine were at 53) do you still go out in public? Are you terrified? My doctor told me it was ok to go places as long as i took the precautions (mask, hand sanitizer, washing hands, etc) but i still havent built up the nerve to go anywhere or do anything which is kinda driving me nuts lol. I havent been anywhere since i got out of the hospital at the beginning of april. I was just wondering if i was the only one this… read more
Anybody working on a family tree? I am taking some time off this site to work on one. How far have you got back if you have started one? So far, I have got back to my great x 132 grandparents. Do you want me to list great 132 times so you can see what that looks like? LOL. I am ancestors to King's and Queen's of Denmark, Sweden, Finnland, Norway and Germany. I have a small royal line of princesses and princes of Great Britain, and am ancestors to… read more
This question is ONLY for those of us who are Atheist or Agnostic. All due respect to my religious friends on here but please refrain from commenting.
I’m just trying to get a idea how many others on here are not religious and are dealing with HIV and what experiences you might have had. For me my diagnosis made no difference with my views on this subject and in fact it may have strengthen them. I’m a atheist.
Just looking for a friendly discussion on this… read more