December #97 : Slumber Party

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Born Again

Knowing When to Stop

The Divine Miss Em


Cocaine & Heroin

Crystal Meth

Harm Reduction


Recovery Rooms


A for Africa


WHO’s on First

Dying for ADAP


Bombing Gilead

Pos & Neg

Wishful Thinking

Unwrapper’s Delight

Study Hell

Tech Talk


Diarrhea Diary

HAART to Heart

Eradication II?


Breaks: What’s Up?

Safe Spliffs

Slumber Party

Bone Loss

Gimme Shelter


IRSA’s Rochelle advises HIVer refugees:

Editor's Letter


Sale of a Lifetime

Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle


Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

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December 2003

Slumber Party

Since my diagnosis in August 2002 anxiety has kept me up at night. So my roommate got me some relaxation CDs to help me sleep. The first was Nature’s Symphonies—sweet animal noises that calmed my nerves. But every time the birds started chirping my two cats went nuts, waking the dog and then me. Then I tried Thunderstorm in the Wilderness. The sound of rainfall helps me feel warm and secure, sending me off to slumberland. The only problem is that all my animals want to get under the covers with me, out of the “storm.” No matter—at least now we’re all snoozing under there.

-Michael DeLane, San Francisco

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