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I was able to attend the United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) in San Diego, held October 2-5, 2014. This conference had over 2,000 attendees, many of whom worked in the HIV community. The sessions...
Submitted on Oct 9, 2014
While at the Positive Women's Network Speak Up! Summit, I was able to participate in many wonderful sessions. One session that really resonated with me was in regard to treatment advocacy. Treatment...
Submitted on Sep 22, 2014
I arrived to find an amazing group of women at the Positive Women's Network - Speak Up! A National Leadership Summit for Women Living with HIV.
Submitted on Sep 18, 2014
I told my son that I am HIV positive. It didn't go quite as I imagined. I had pictured him older and under different circumstances. But the opportunity presented itself and I followed through.
Submitted on Sep 3, 2014
As I was sitting by the pool watching my son and nephew splash and play I saw my phone light up, alerting me to a notice on Facebook. I opened the notice and read a message that had been posted on my...
Submitted on Jul 21, 2014
For those of you that follow my blog, you know I had weight loss surgery in November 2013. Since that time, I've lost 102 pounds! My initial goal was to lose 100 pounds. Since reaching that, I've...
Submitted on Jun 23, 2014
Yesterday I attended a Celebration of Life for a wonderful family friend named Lisa. She was a beautiful, intelligent, funny and loving individual…the kind of person who could light up the room with...
Submitted on May 1, 2014
I love writing my blog and truly enjoy the global aspect that it brings. It has helped me grow more comfortable and accepting of my status. Through this experience, I’ve been searching for a way to...
Submitted on Mar 28, 2014
I continue to lose weight since my weight loss surgery. In fact, I'm halfway to my goal! As of this morning, I have lost 54 pounds! Let’s say it again…54 pounds! I’m very excited about the weight...
Submitted on Jan 10, 2014
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