battling stigma

I remember like it was yesterday when I was first diagnosed. The date was May 03, 2010. I felt empty yet for some reason relieved. Confusing huh? I had went to the OBGYN for abnormal bleeding on...
Submitted on Jan 30, 2018
What HIV means to ME! (H)avoc (I)nto (V)ictory On November 28, 2016, I received a phone call that would alter my life Forever! I was asked to come in as soon as possible to discuss all lab results. I...
Submitted on Jan 23, 2018
So far I am a one year survivor of HIV. A twenty five year old single mother of four that is very outspoken and driven. I contracted the virus by my children’s father, who didn't know his status...
Submitted on Jan 10, 2018
Another year, another day that we live in this continuous fight on World AIDS Day. December 1 and the rest of the year, advocates around the country continue to make things happen. Many who paved the...
Submitted on Dec 6, 2017
When I found out I tested positive for HIV I was first unprepared to process what was going on in my body. Knowing since 93 it could lie dormant in my body and having lost my first sexual partner to...
Submitted on Dec 1, 2017
Hello! First of all, I want to say how happy I am to be here. I've truly been blessed through my HIV journey to have so many amazing opportunities and blogging for A Girl Like Me is high on the list.
Submitted on Nov 3, 2017
I'm a 17 year advocate. I'm a 47 year old separated mother of 3. I contracted HIV from an ex-boyfriend who was separated from his baby mother; they both were positive and I didn't know about his status.
Submitted on Oct 18, 2017
Saben que siento!! En la vida tenemos que luchar! Soy un luchadora instintiva y por naturaleza. "No es mi culpa," odio las excusas! ¿Cómo puedes pedirme que luche por ti y por tu vida, y te pido que...
Submitted on Oct 12, 2017
You know I feel that in life we have to fight! I am an instinctual fighter by nature. "I can't help it," I hate excuses!! How can you ask me to fight for you and your life, and I ask you to help me...
Submitted on Oct 12, 2017
I went for my usual clinic at my facility and it is routine to take pregnancy test before collecting medicine. I remember after taking the test, four of us were expectant. During this period, I was...
Submitted on Oct 11, 2017

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ForeverTrue24 commented on Intro - Wanona

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The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) was held in Seattle, Washington from February 23 through February 26, 2015.

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