Shawn + Gwenn

A Needle in the AIDStack

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Since my doctor’s appointment is on Thursday, I dropped by the hospital earlier today to get labwork done, figuring that I could hit the ground running with the 7/7 plan… Read more

Happy Birthday… To Me.

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I was going to write this heart-wrenching blog on my 31st b-day, but then I decided to post these guys instead. Hope everyone’s Sunday was as pleasant as mine! Shawn

Safe Sex, HIV Drugs & Synthpop

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It isn’t exactly sex, drugs and rock n’ roll, but it works for me. Just got back home from a Synthetic Division show: me, a few synthesizers and a handful… Read more

Summer Vacation…

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Is it possible to have an “AIDS-free” summer when you’re living with AIDS? I’m attempting that, with mixed test results. My wife partner and I speak at colleges about our… Read more

National HIV Testing Day…

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It’s important for everyone to know their status and get tested: I get it. But every damn year I get all excited about National HIV Testing Day, and every damn… Read more

Happy Father’s Day. Worried Mother.

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I love my Dad. He is the best dad I’ve ever had. (Oh, I’ve had one if you’re keeping score at home.) Really, the man taught me how to curse,… Read more

Cousin Shawn

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So debuting my AIDSmeds.com blog on 6-6-06 wasn’t such a, er, hot idea, as I’ve been searching my scalp for the marking of the Beast since last Tuesday. And, though… Read more

It’s A Hard Blog Life

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Welcome to my blog, positoids and negatoids! I’m Shawn Decker, and I was diagnosed with HIV in 1987. Back in the day I was given two years to live, but… Read more