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I have been living with HIV for _ years

This forum is an opportunity to discuss further about how many years our members have been living with HIV. It is giving folks a chance to share their lived experiences.

How long have you been living with HIV? And what has your experience been like?

  1. I have been living with HIV for almost 4 years now, and every day is a different day. Some days I wake up, ready to take on the world, and others. .. I'm too sad to function. I believe it has gotten easier as time has gone by.

    1. Alafia (Peace) I think tje early symptoms can be different for many. I don't even remember having any symptoms. Khafre ( Team Member)

    2. Alafia (Peace) Welcome and great to hear from another long-term Survivor. Please stay connected to us here at Khafre ( Team Member)

  2. Twenty seven years for me

    1. Alafia (Peace) So it's been over 25 years now right? Please share one of your secrets with us. Khafre ( Team Member)

    2. Alafia (Peace) That is so sweet of you to reach out to our member and offer your support and assistance. Good on you. Thank you so much. Khafre ( Team Member)

  3. It's been four years for me. It shadows every single day of my life.

    1. Alafia (Peace) Good to meet you Long-term Survivor. Do you have anything special planned for the holiday season? Khafre ( Team Member)

    2. hello and I will be spending the holidays with my wife and our 2 fur babies

  4. Hello!

    I was DXed in 1998. I took the test out of boredom. I couldn't possibly be poz, LoL.

    So, I was a lil more than shocked! Now, it's been so long I don't even think about it much. Health is good. I'm 57 now and better off than most folks my age. Poz or not.

    1. Jonathan, I am so glad to hear about how you found someone who loves you. So many people in these forums are asking questions about that, so thanks for sharing. Here's another one you may be able to help some folks in, if you're interested - - Liz (Team Member)

    2. Alafia (Peace) Thank you for sharing your experience with us and trusting this space. Glad to hear you have someone in your life. Stay strong Khafre ( Team Member)

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