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Hopeful Lita

First outbreak in a year.

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Hopeful Lita

It's been almost a year since I contracted herpes from my daughter's dad. I had my first outbreak this past weekend. I feet a lil down...almost forgot I had herpes at all! ha ha But alas, here it came to remind me. I feel grateful that I don't get outbreaks every month and that this is the first outbreak in a year. :p But getting at the outbreak made me think of the complications having herpes can have on your life. I haven't met anyone yet, but I do know, one day I will. I am sort of scared when I do what will happen after I have "the talk" with him.

But, this time last year, I was a mess. It's hard living with this, but I have decided that I will not let it rule me. I am a good mom, a caring, kind and learning to love myself and bring my own joy to my life kind of woman. :p I just had to write this, thanks for letting me get this off my chest.

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chickentuna

im glad you have a positive attitude towards this. it can be hard, still, but you are seeing that light at the end of the tunnel. you are right, herpes does not define who you are, its just a part of you, thats all.. and when the talk comes along for you, keep us updated and we can help you through it every step of the way :) , you seem wonderful to me as you have a wonderful outlook on this already.. good luck to you and keep us posted :)

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karlson

hey, i am so glad you only had your first outbreak in a year. You are so lucky. I have them 3 times a month.

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Acesheart
hey, i am so glad you only had your first outbreak in a year. You are so lucky. I have them 3 times a month.

Hey karlson are you on antivirals? If you are having outbreaks 3 times a month, maybe getting on antivirals or even taking Lysine might be a good idea til your body adjust. Take care, Ace :)

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karlson

Hey Ace. Thanks for an advice.

No, i dont take antivirals, and i wont. I tried it once and it gave me serious back pain and stomach disorder. Lysine doesnt work for me unfortunately. The first year after contraction i dod not have so many obs, but since this year things got out of control really, i dont know whats going on. I went to doctors, but they are not that much of a help. So have to suck it up and move on.

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