In this blog I would like to begin to explore the issue of side effects from Combination Antiretroviral Therapy (cART) . Admitting that they even exist can be difficult when we are told repeatedly...
Submitted on : Feb 3, 2016
An ordinary woman, who has lived an extraordinary life. Now age 61.5... I am Humbled, Blessed and truly Grateful for All. My entire life, in retrospect has been one of uniqueness, never following the...
Submitted on : Jan 27, 2016
HIV and Me… All in the name of finding a cure what I did. I diagnosed myself in 2000, but at that time there was no public information about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). My whole world...
Submitted on : Jan 27, 2016
Everyone calls me "Angel". It has been my nickname for as long as I can remember. I was born in March of 1979. I am 36 years old. I am in recovery from an addictive lifestyle. I have 13 years clean...
Submitted on : Jan 20, 2016
I am Sandra, 61.5 years old, HIV Elite Controller, diagnosed December 1989. Widow, Mother and Grandmother. Active Extended visitor, participating in Clinical Research trials at the National Institute...
Submitted on : Jan 5, 2016
I had given up on being an advocate. I didn't want to travel. I didn't want to speak my truth to strangers. I didn't want to be involved with World AIDS Day 2015 or The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS. I wanted a normal life with balance.
Submitted on : Nov 24, 2015
A few months ago I tripped on the stairs in my house and hurt my ankle really bad. I am very clumsy and fall a lot. It doesn't help that I have arthritis and falls hurt me more than other teenagers...
Submitted on : Nov 4, 2015
What a proud moment when I was selected to be a part of the very deep campaign for Greater than AIDS for women, HIV, Trauma, Domestic violence and Intimate partner violence.
Submitted on : Oct 20, 2015
I have been going through one of the roughest times of my life and I wanted to show the world that it is ok to be a strong woman and ask for help at the same time. Being a part of the Greater Than...
Submitted on : Aug 29, 2015
First, I'm going to start by telling you the story of a young woman who had no strength, no self-confidence and no dignity. The story of this young woman is my own and it's a story I've only ever...
Submitted on : Aug 7, 2015

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