The Winner of the Third Labtest Contest...
As it turns out, that isn’t necessary! I am keeping the hat.
Any other time, this would be the good news of this particular blog post, but that is overshadowed by the surprisingly vital number of t-cells from last month’s doctor’s visit: 662! That is the highest they’ve ever been since my HIV diagnosis in 1987. It really is a great cap to a year that, health-wise, was light years ahead of last year, which saw some medical tomfoolery that included weeks of colds on and off, and a holiday hospital stay due to an adverse reaction to hemophilia medication.
“Hey Shawn, that’s great and all, but why do you get to keep the fucking hat?”
Great question, collective subconscious.
Well, the closest guess was from an unlikely source in the form of an anonymous Commenter (“Anonymous Coward”, but they signed in under the email “firstname.lastname@example.org”) that posted: