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Reged: 05/28/13
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Loc: NY, NY
Diagnosed 2 months ago
      05/28/13 03:49 AM

I was diagnosed with HIV ~2 months ago. I was feeling sick for a while, and did not know it was PCP pneumonia due to the HIV. I was treated for that and began feeling better/becoming healthier, and then began treatments for HIV which I have been on for ~1.5 months.
Since then, I have been taking my medicine, but I have not told any friends/family about any of this (just that I was sick and got better). Other than taking medicine as prescribed, I have not really emotionally addressed the face that my life might be different now, which does not seem like a completely wrong course of action. Lately though I have very strong feelings of general depression and loneliness that I did not have before, so I wonder if talking about this might be better.
I wonder if any one else has had similar feelings about dealing with HIV physically vs. emotionally. I do not initially see the point in telling others about something in my life that sounds quite bleak, but the actual outcome is impossible to foresee and likely not as bad as it might sound.
At the same time, constantly feeling sad and alone does not seem good either.

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* Diagnosed 2 months ago well11 05/28/13 03:49 AM
. * Re: Diagnosed 2 months ago jojos   07/16/13 07:16 AM
. * Re: Diagnosed 2 months ago anotherday   05/29/13 02:43 AM
. * Re: Diagnosed 2 months ago thebird1959   05/29/13 02:42 AM
. * Re: Diagnosed 2 months ago riverprincessModerator   05/28/13 06:03 PM
. * Re: Diagnosed 2 months ago notinterested   05/29/13 05:06 PM
. * Re: Diagnosed 2 months ago jeannie10   05/30/13 07:25 PM

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