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DonnieDreams

Hey where are all the indiana peeps, i know i'm not the only active corn countryman here. I mean are we all shy or something? Drop a line, add me to your friends, hit me up on chat, something. LEt me know that i am not alone in and endless sea of COOOOOOOOOOORNNNNNNNNN!!!!!!:cool:

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Denise 07

Hi!

I'm from Indiana and just found out that I have herpes. I've been on suppresive therapy to acyclovir 250 mg daily since finding out on Nov 7th. I really could use some support with dealing with this. I'm married for 13 1/2 yrs and we have two children. I've been with my husband for 19 years and I have not been unfaithful and he swears that he hasn't. He got a blood test done to see if he has it and it came back positive for an old infection hsv 1 which I think I gave to him since I had other partners before we met and he said I was his first. I guess it can lay dormant for awhile. Anyway that about sums up me :p Hope to hear from other hoosiers on here! Have a great day:cool:

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Wilder

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:flowers:I am in North Central Indiana

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DonnieDreams

well there is a support group in indy

well if any of you need there is a support group in indy. jb probly already told ya if you've been in chat. but i'm down in south part of whats considered east central indiana. Not much here cept a old ford plant and corn. know how ya feel Denise. its hard to deal with this at any time in life. but we gotta stick together and remember it could be worse. And butterfly. Hell yeah Go colts:cool:

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