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Those Around Me

A follower of my blog suggested that I talk about how those around me regard my virus. It seems good to write of this rather than my talking myself into an ad finitum weeping and wailing loop repetively circling my potential … Continue reading

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Coffee, Urticaria and Reinvention

I’m sitting in a coffee bar, knocking back strong caffeine and trying not to scratch my swollen and slightly blistered eyelids. I’d mulled over writing this blog about my time journeying in China but I thought fuck it…hopefully I’ll never … Continue reading

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The Mercy of Ozymandias

I look in the mirror and I see a different person. I’ve a month more of medication to go, and though my viral count is so low as to be near non existent, it is still present and there is a … Continue reading

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Potential Energy

Two months into treatment and a month to go. My viral load has dropped from over a million to 27 and whilst I’m elated, I’m more than a little stir crazy at this whole self care business. It’s a year … Continue reading

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THE PRICE OF HOPE

I just couldn’t wake up today. I tried, but was trapped in a near paralysing foggy exhaustion that made it necessary to take the day off. Usually I can fight through tiredness with a combination of bloody mindedness and caffeine … Continue reading

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In Praise of Future Spontaneity.

An old friend from my drug using days in New Zealand, died recently. I hadn’t seen him for many years and aside from sadness at his death I also felt an internal disquiet, as he was yet another of my … Continue reading

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Pacing the Mind Maze

I’m presently discombobulated, scattered, irritable and reactive in a particularly foul mouthed way. There are wonderful things going on in my life and so much to look forward to, but my foundations are shaky so I feel as if I … Continue reading

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