On 12/31/1993 I was called to draw blood from an IV drug user with AIDS. I did not pause for a second going in to draw her blood.
Submitted on : Jan 27, 2017
Sisterhood is a sacred experience I hold close to my heart, where we as women can lift not only ourselves but each other. Women are the heart of a family, sisters, mothers, aunts who dish out...
Submitted on : Nov 4, 2016
Twenty years ago Mom was preparing to get me into hospice care cause we all thought I was going to die from AIDS complications. Well I pulled through and now feeling good and doing so much better,...
Submitted on : Oct 12, 2016
Thinking about my story. What really is my story? I grew up in Chicopee, Mass. I have my GED. I have a daughter, I buried a son, I was a dancer for 12 years, and have had my battles with self, life, love, etc.
Submitted on : Sep 27, 2016
Hi everyone! I have something to let you all know about being proactive in your HIV care.
Submitted on : Aug 23, 2016
Learn how to recognize and deal with some of the milder, more common side effects of HIV drugs as well as some of the more serious ones.
Submitted on : Jun 17, 2016
Results: HIV 0 Me 1 As I type the score, I want to share it's not a competition, or a game, but definitely a victory!
Submitted on : Mar 3, 2016
Where do I start? It is with much sorrow that I am writing this blog...the memories of my friends that passed from AIDS complications haunt me all the time. It is very hard to express how I feel … so...
Submitted on : Feb 26, 2016
On December 24th of 1995, I stepped into the private lab that was directly across from my home to collect my HIV test results. I opened the door and I had not taken a seat when the lab technician uttered: "We have a problem."
Submitted on : Feb 23, 2016
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

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