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dear friends this is one of those days that i want to cry and i don't know why..today i have not done much in the office...my time with the computer was very limited since i am just working as a volunteer..hence..credit first goes to the staff.most of the work that i do it has to be via the computer and the internet..i am felling totally wasted.on a normal day..i get to answer over 100 HIV/AIDS related questions...give advice and at times schedule appointment with people that i feel its better to talk to one on one or who are afraid of getting tested and accompany them to the Voluntary Councilling & Testing.

i am glad that i have people that know me so well yet have not seen me...when i feel afraid,frustrated,happy or confused you are the people that i share my true feelings with and i hope that the pulse wire community will surely understand me better...

oh and by the way i started on working on my CD4 count on Saturday...im now on an immune buster and i hope that by the end of this month i can give you some good news...some other good news is that the global fund freeze was lifted....HURRAY!!!!at least something is putting a smile on my face.

my hope is that i get a laptop and a modem soon so that at least i could meet so many needs even at night or during the weekend since the office computer just limits me to working hours..and on crazy days like today i just feel wasted!

so .....if someone out there is feeling me and would love to donate to me a laptop i would really appreciate.i don't mind the make provided its working ha!ha!even if its second hand...i will really appreciate.

looking forward to hearing from you lovely people out there....pulse wire you have no idea how you have affected my life...for the better..i appreciate.you are my new found family...i have no one else to turn to.

"you don't know how much something is important until you are in need"

tabby.

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Dave Alexander's picture

Crying, Waves, and Laptops

Hello Tabby,

I cannot offer what I do not have; I am without a laptop. I am confident that Spirit will bring one to you if one is needed for your calling. Until then, I am glad you cannot work at home so you can enjoy your children.

The waves of life come and go like the sea. The fund stops, the fund starts again, as it always has. We have better feeling days, and worse feeling days, as we always do. We are born, we live, we die, as we always have. Completely natural cycles that still, somehow, leave me exhausted more often than not.

When I am exhausted, I want to cry. I do not know why most of the time. And I do not know why that most times the tears do not come. I love to cry. It feels good to do, and in their passing I always feel better than before their coming.

I am glad that the medicines are available again, that you are helping others, that you are tired from meaningful work, and that you can cry.

In Friendship, Dave...

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
-- Mohandas K. Gandhi

sallyreb's picture

Best Wishes

Hi Tabby,

I am sorry that I do not have a laptop to give you. I hope that something good happens so that you can do the work you want to.

I hope the immune booster is effective and I will look forward to hearing good news from you on that.

Best,
Sally

PulseWire Online Volunteer

I posted some suggestions a while ago, because I know this is a REALLY important need!!

you can see at this link, in Resource Exchange: http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/exchange/22/2441

Here are some links I found:

http://www.interconnection.org/get_recipients.html
http://www.computeraid.org/applicationform2.htm
http://globalcrisis.info/computerrecycle.html
http://www.ankur-international.org/contact.htm

If anyone successfully receives a donated laptop for your individual or organizational use, please share about it with the community!

Thanks and good luck!

Ila Asplund
Half Sky Journeys
+ 1 (503) 877-4759
skype: half_sky_journeys
Portland, OR 97232 USA

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