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Gizmo
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Reged: 08/13/11
Posts: 6
Loc: Omaha, NE
Newly diagnosed Positive
      08/13/11 10:52 PM

I was diagnosed HIV positive in May 2011. From what me and my doctor can conclude, I became infected in February 2011. My CD4 count was 760 and my viral load was 400 which is good. The last three months have really been a struggle. I started taking an anti-depressant because I was spiraling out of control. The meds have helped stabilize my emotions but I still feel like my life is spinning out of control. I have taken ambien to sleep every night for the last 3 months but I want to stop. I did finally make an appointment to see my doctor on Monday to see what can be done to get me out of this funk! I feel like my life is out of my control and that drives me crazy since I am a control freak. I also have some paranoria when talking with others….I’m always really worried that others are judging me because I’m HIV positive. I will be talking with my doctor on Monday morning to see what I need to do.
Can others let me know how long it had taken you to accept the fact that you have HIv. It is been 3 months now and I am still having a really rough time.
Thank you for listening.
-Gizmo


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* Newly diagnosed Positive Gizmo 08/13/11 10:52 PM
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. * Re: Newly diagnosed Positive AIDS2HIV   09/15/11 10:24 AM
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. * Re: Newly diagnosed Positive 810fnt   09/01/11 02:04 AM
. * Re: Newly diagnosed Positive ChasGirl   08/16/11 04:21 PM
. * Re: Newly diagnosed Positive gmwill68   08/14/11 09:51 PM
. * Re: Newly diagnosed Positive nipPOZ   08/13/11 11:10 PM
. * Re: Newly diagnosed Positive NcLongtermer   08/16/11 04:12 PM

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