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I have not disclosed to many people. I've told my parents, sister, grandparents, my best friend and of course my co-workers who were around my desk when I received my diagnosis. Writing this blog has...
Submitted on Jan 23, 2012
Who am I? I am a 38 year old single and very independent lady from South Africa, Pretoria. I am my mother’s daughter, my brothers’ sister and my lovely nephew’s aunt. I have no child of my own and I...
Submitted on Jan 5, 2012
No peace! (As one of my sisters from 'A girl like me' would say…) whose responsibility is it to stop this virus from spreading? In recent years I have found that the burden lies solely with HIV+...
Submitted on Oct 12, 2011
I just read a blog about Ms. Plus America being HIV positive. I must say that I am so proud of her. For starters, I'm both plus size and HIV positive, so It's nice to read about more people like...
Submitted on Aug 15, 2011
Whatever people say, however they say it….being HIV Positive is a Life Sentence….That is, if you are one of the lucky ones that is in receipt of HIV medication. I didn’t have much choice in the...
Submitted on Aug 3, 2011
YES! Not everyone is an activist! And we must respect this...not all people are prepared to come out of their HIV closet because others want them too! They are not less than anyone..many of them are...
Submitted on Jul 8, 2011
I like this space, for 1 reason. I don't have to be strong when I write here, I don't have to hide any shame or fear, I can bring down the walls I cave myself in, even if its just for a while. Right...
Submitted on May 24, 2011
A few days ago I was trying to relax after a hectic day when my phone suddenly rang. I love phone calls so you can imagine how fast I rushed to answer it and when I saw the caller ID, I was even more...
Submitted on May 17, 2011
My name is Joy, I am 32 years old, a mother to a handsome 4 year old boy and HIV positive. I live in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. It all started about 8 years ago when after finishing...
Submitted on May 12, 2011
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Submitted on Apr 15, 2011

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