One year ago I thought that HIV had defeated me ... I desperately wanted a baby of my own and decided to go ahead with insemination by an anonymous donor. It was my second attempt with the IUI...and...
Submitted on : Jan 17, 2012
They say what does not kill you only makes you stronger. I thought about this phrase and realized that well since HIV has not killed me…I should start looking for strengths it has created within me...
Submitted on : Jan 9, 2012
As the holidays begin to wind down, I reflect on all the gifts I have received. My gifts have not been merely material items, but also supportive family and amazing opportunities. Could I also...
Submitted on : Dec 30, 2011
Tiffany posts a new blog in our "Voices from our Allies" section about World AIDS Day: " In a whisper " I knew I wanted to write something for World AIDS Day but I was actually stuck about what to...
Submitted on : Dec 5, 2011
I knew I wanted to write something for World AIDS Day but I was actually stuck about what to write. Every year my job hosts an awards ceremony honoring people who have made strides locally to impact...
Submitted on : Dec 5, 2011
I would have never imagined the 1st of Dec would mean anything more to me than a cousin's birthday, for which I would put a reminder on my phone and wish her when the time came. But today it means...
Submitted on : Dec 1, 2011
My name is Kat and I was diagnosed in March of 2010. For me, what should have been a joyous time, turned out to be the most horrific yet most humbling time of my life. I was pregnant with my twin...
Submitted on : Aug 23, 2011
For me, not anymore!! A few weeks ago, my lovely cousin Jane (not real name) was killed together with her Fiance in a tragic road accident. Jane was in her early 30s, a very hardworking nurse, full...
Submitted on : Aug 2, 2011
Four years ago today, I gave birth to a wonderful, beautiful, baby boy. That little boy saved my life. I had no idea that I was HIV positive. None. It was a routine test at the OB/GYN that changed my...
Submitted on : Jul 6, 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

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