My CD-4 count (an indicator of immune system health) has doubled to 520 and my viral load (which detects the level of HIV in my cells) has dropped precipitously from 125,000 to just 271. Notwithstanding the ultimate goal is “undetectable” this is a major leap towards that. My diabetes, too, is under control and I have managed my way through just a couple of “lows”.
This has me back to the condition I was in prior to my brother Craig’s death in May of 2007 and, in the case of the diabetes, even better. I feel like some more time has been bought!
My mood, i.e. my bipolar condition, has been stable for a few months now, too.
Now I’m off to Perth to spend Hallowe’en with my Mom, sister and Craig’s partner. (It’s just the way a get-together fell into place.) Trick or treat!