battling stigma

Isn’t it weird how we are perceived by others? I went to meet friends for an ‘Andy Warhol’ exhibition the other day; I’ve known them for years and met them through being Positive. I don’t get to see...
Submitted on Apr 27, 2011
On a trip to the local Health Department with my daughter today, I decided to attempt to volunteer (to help educate), AGAIN! I don't know what, or where....but it makes sense to me....to make myself...
Submitted on Apr 20, 2011
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Submitted on Apr 15, 2011
Becoming HIV Positive really turned my life ‘Upside Down’ and really put things into perspective. Working out what was really important and rationalizing about things that happened and why they...
Submitted on Apr 11, 2011
Once again my blog will be about something that happened in my Facebook. I have the name there 'MariaHIV'. I created that name not because I am HIV, but because I wanted to attract people to it..so...
Submitted on Apr 6, 2011
After enduring so much stigma from people who claim to love and want what's best for me... I unconsciously began to stigmatise myself. Which I see now is the worst form of stigma. I forgot who and...
Submitted on Mar 29, 2011
Lately I've not been blogging simply because I've been sick. For the first time since my diagnosis 4 years ago, I'm actually experiencing signs and symptoms of HIV. This has been very difficult for...
Submitted on Mar 24, 2011
Love, how beautiful it is! This is so important for people living with HIV/AIDS...to have someone who loves you for you and can see past the illness, that is if they are negative..I am very blessed...
Submitted on Mar 18, 2011
Sometimes I count my blessings, probably not as often as I should. I live in an assisted-living care facility and I see people in wheelchairs; with mental incapacities of all degrees. Everyone is...
Submitted on Mar 16, 2011
Well, well, well. Where the hell do I start??? I am going to try to be as nice and sweet as possible! I had to give myself a day to write this. It started as another thing I posted on my facebook HIV...
Submitted on Mar 9, 2011

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