March has marched on and I feel I have let it drift over me. It began well and I visited my specialist hospital, following a referral from their HIV midwife who I consulted in November. I’m not...
Submitted on : Apr 15, 2014
Get information on what you need to know before you get pregnant, HIV drugs during pregnancy, what happens after the baby is born, and more.
Submitted on : Apr 3, 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
Get information on the US treatment guidelines – what they are, what's new, when to start treatment, what drugs to start with, and more.
Submitted on : Aug 31, 2013
By Anonymous One year ago I left my country and flew a thousand miles all the way to Washington DC to go to the International AIDS conference. It was an unforgettable experience and one that I will...
Submitted on : Jul 24, 2013
As a young woman living with HIV I have this to say: It has had a big impact on my life. At first I did not understand what HIV is, all I heard of it was a very bad killing virus and I thought I was...
Submitted on : Jul 19, 2013
To honor the amazing leadership, advocacy and work of The Well Project Founder (and first A Girl Like Me blogger), Dawn Averitt, we would like to share this note from her brother and Co-Founder,...
Submitted on : Jun 28, 2013
I made this to help give someone the courage to know that they can get out and do better. Just because you have made mistakes, doesn't mean you are a mistake. http://youtu.be/yx8HziMouMA
Submitted on : Feb 6, 2013
Why is HIV/AIDS considered one of the most dreaded infections that exist? Not only other people fear us, but we begin fearing ourselves-- What if we spread this disease to somebody else? We would...
Submitted on : Dec 11, 2012
Life has been such a paradox. A few years ago I woke up to a nightmare when I found out I was positive. However this nightmare made me more determined than ever to make my dream come true. My dream...
Submitted on : Oct 25, 2012

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