Talking about home testing for HIV

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Worried myself sick

Worried myself sick for years after a few mistakes when I hadn’t used protection,tried to put it out of my mind but every so often,particularly if I was overly stressed, the doubts came others Would have Googled my symptoms or looked up HIV warning symptoms and convinced myself I had the majority of them but never had the courage to go for a test in a clinic.had even looked up tests online but they still involved sending blood away and waiting for the results and I never Brought myself to do it.when I saw this I was so relieved but was actually physically sick with nerves from I ordered it,couldn’t think about anything else until it arrived the next day.I done it as soon as it arrived and the 15 mins development time was excruciating,I could only imagine the horror of having to wait days for a result,thought I’d die of stress as it was.thankfully it was negative and I’m still in a state of shock,I’m not even relieved yet as I’d worried for so long it’s going to take a while to sink in.this is a godsend to people who are afraid to go to a clinic,but in hindsight if Id gotten a positive result I probably would’ve needed support straight away and rushing to do it in private would’ve been a if u are worried do this test,but confide in a loved one just incase you aren’t as lucky as me.

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