A Girl Like Me (AGLM) is a program of The Well Project and is an online "blog" where women of all ages can share their stories and promote understanding of HIV through online storytelling. There are millions of women around the globe who are living with HIV and AIDS, yet many feel they are alone in their disease and isolated in the experiences they go through each day. The goals of AGLM are to help normalize HIV and AIDS in women and girls, and create a safe space for women living with HIV from around the world to speak out and share their experience of what it is to live life with HIV.

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Mar 24, 2015
Yes! Sad but true, this is my current situation and it stopped me dead in my tracks. Basically I overwork myself and stress about things I shouldn't be stressing about. I try to overcompensate from...
Mar 11, 2015
I am sorry for the long silence from my end here. I also want to apologise to my fellow bloggers.
Mar 10, 2015
Who are WE? We are a Mother, daughter, friend, wife, aunt, sister different age and Nationalities. National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a day set aside to empower every woman worldwide who's living with HIV/AIDS.
Mar 5, 2015
Many that know me through social media know that I guide and try to answer all the questions that come to me…I get thousands a month and with all the travel and work I do I can’t keep up sometimes!!...
Mar 4, 2015
As we approach National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10, 2015 , my mind is taking a magical mystery journey... Start Date 1981, the beginning of what would be my 20 years as a...
Mar 2, 2015
I was chosen to receive a scholarship to attend CROI (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections) in Seattle from February 23-26, 2015.
Feb 28, 2015
Well, where do I start? First of all, I am super proud in the wonderful opportunity I was given to be The Well Project's Global Ambassador. I continue to be on their CAB and of course my first love...
Feb 25, 2015
(Note to readers: The following blog contains some details of sexual and physical abuse.) I went to visit my mother a few weekends ago to check up on her and to just hang out. A few minutes into the visit, my father handed me an old passport and my kindergarten report card from overseas.
Feb 20, 2015
You know I always say I want to do so much more!!! Don't we all say that? We get excited about what we want to accomplish then somehow we get comfortable and not do it!!! That's me at times!!!
Feb 20, 2015
I am what they call a long term survivor. I have been living with HIV for 25+ years. I have more good days than bad days thank God. I can remember a time when all I had were bad days. I had a very...


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