HIV side effects, treatment

In my next several blogs I would like to explore with you some of the strategies that have worked for me and others in running the HIV marathon.
Submitted on Jun 25, 2014
"Looking after my health TODAY gives me a better hope for TOMORROW" - Anne Wilson Schaef DISCLAIMER: What failed on me does NOT mean that it may not work on you. PLEASE listen to your body and go by...
Submitted on Jun 10, 2014
I went for my checkup yesterday and something is not right with my test results. It seems that my CD4 count keeps dropping and they can't say why. It went from 778 in January, 2013 to 690 in August,...
Submitted on Jun 6, 2014
UPDATE OF MEDS: As some know, I “once again” asked my doctor to change my medication regimen! I took Trizivir for 10 years. It was a good medicine but I noticed that my red blood cells were enlarged...
Submitted on May 30, 2014
In the fall of 2001 things really came apart. It was then that I was hospitalized with Pneumocystis Pneumonia and received an AIDS diagnosis. I had 48 t-cells and a host of health problems. When my...
Submitted on May 6, 2014
This April will be my 25th year anniversary living with HIV. The last 2 years of living with HIV have been the hardest for me and many do not know this. I don’t like to show or tell people when I...
Submitted on Mar 20, 2014
Sonya posted a new blog, Why the Wait? on A Girl Like Me’s Voices from our Allies: I am so upset about the fact that my friend tested positive 2 months ago, and to date has not seen a doctor! Not to...
Submitted on Mar 10, 2014
I am so upset about the fact that my friend tested positive 2 months ago, and to date has not seen a doctor! Not to mention the health department leaving a note on their door stating it was urgent to...
Submitted on Mar 10, 2014
I do have to say how dismayed I am to see how bad the stigma in healthcare is...I have been at my current job for a very short time. Most of the employees are fine if you are HIV+ and need help...For...
Submitted on Jan 13, 2014
Sonya posted a new blog, Hello HIV! on A Girl Like Me’s Voices from our Allies: So we meet again. I don't know if you remember me; I'm one of those people trying to fight you. I'm the one who tells...
Submitted on Jan 9, 2014

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The Women's Research Initiative on HIV/AIDS (WRI) is dedicated to elevating, enhancing, and expediting research on women and HIV. The 2014 WRI meeting focused on the role that violence and trauma play for women in HIV acquisition, access to care, care delivery, retention, and wellness outcomes.

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