I am what they call a long term survivor. I have been living with HIV for 25+ years. I have more good days than bad days thank God. I can remember a time when all I had were bad days. I had a very...
Submitted on : Feb 20, 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
Sonia Rastogi is a Community Advisory Board member for The Well Project and Special Project’s Manager with the Women’s Protection and Empowerment Unit at International Rescue Committee in New York, NY.
Submitted on : Jan 14, 2015
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
In my previous blogs I spoke a lot about what life was like being diagnosed with HIV. I spoke of the shame and guilt I felt along with the shame people placed upon me because of this disease. I hated my fate, I hated the man and I hated me. I stopped living, dreaming and hoping. It wasn't until I began to deal with the issues that impacted the life that led me to HIV that I began to live again.
Submitted on : Oct 21, 2014
I took a seminar on the language we use when discussing HIV. It really made me stop and think about the words I use when describing myself and HIV. From the time I was diagnosed I have always hated...
Submitted on : Sep 29, 2014
Two days before I was to leave I became very anxious because I knew I would be around a lot of women who knew much more about activism than I did. Even though I had quit smoking I bought three packs...
Submitted on : Sep 26, 2014
Jesus knows that I've gone through, made, and been forced to go through some changes. I don't mind change because life is full of them. It is overwhelming sometimes. The instability of life dictates most change.
Submitted on : Sep 24, 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
Get basic information about how disclosure can affect you, how to prepare to tell others, whom to tell, and relevant legal issues.
Submitted on : Jul 29, 2014

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