HIV diagnosis

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...
Submitted on Mar 24, 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.
Submitted on Mar 10, 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.
Submitted on Feb 25, 2015
It is with great honor that I accepted to be one of the ambassadors for NWGHAAD . As a Global Ambassador for The Well Project, I was the perfect fit. The Well Project is a fountain of information and...
Submitted on Feb 14, 2015
I realize that if I don't mention the word HIV...9 out of 10 times you won't either! I still don't see any billboards, commercials, or hear any radio announcements pertaining to the fact that it's a...
Submitted on Feb 3, 2015
I had the immense pleasure of attending and participating in PWN's First Annual Women's Conference in Fort Walton Beach, Florida in October compliments of The Well Project and A Girl Like Me. While...
Submitted on Jan 16, 2015
On this Day of Winter Solstice, The date is forever emblazoned in my heart. I had been living in my car for about 3 weeks, until it died. Then I spent a week at Motel 6 thanks to my son... Then 1...
Submitted on Dec 21, 2014
My name is Robin Barkins. I was diagnosed with HIV at the age of 15. When I heard the devastating news, I thought my life was over. I refused all HIV treatment. I began to use drugs and I slept...
Submitted on Dec 16, 2014
Recently I saw on the news a wonderful story of a family here in CO that had adopted several HIV+ children from Uganda and other countries. They had educated themselves about the illness and adopted...
Submitted on Dec 16, 2014
Waiting, waiting for the test results, what can I say? Will it be high, low? How low can I go? I went in so confidently, no fear, I actually look forward to it, the reaffirmation that I'm doing well...
Submitted on Dec 2, 2014

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