Out In The Park @ Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Northern California
Friday September 11, 2009
I make use of the phrase: You are working my last t-cell more times then I care to share.
Do not be shocked or alarmed
It is just a fact of this man’s life.
The summer/fall of 1991, I was very run-down & fatigued.
Terry, my boyfriend, said I needed to see someone about this.
At his urging I went to a doctor.
I took a battery of tests for chronic fatigue, Epstein’s Bar Virus, Hepatitis A – B & C, mono, etc.
ALL tests came back negative.
So what was wrong w/ me? (Please keep your comments to yourselves)
Terry, who was HIV positive, was certain I was sero-converting. I told him he was crazy, I had safe sex. Tho in all honesty: not always. Terry insisted I take a HIV test ˆ I said: No!
What would that prove? If I was HIV positive; I did not even want to think about such a thing.
We were living in Coconut Grove Florida @ this time & I was not in the mood to party as it was nearly Thanksgiving: White Party Weekend in Miami.
Terry had a nice brownstone on Perry Street in the West Village. (Terry was rich; Yes, life was tough back then)
I told him I wanted to More >
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