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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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I want to start by saying I am not a doctor or a scientist! I speak from my own experience as many of you know! I have been positive for 20 years, and I decided not to be on medication for the first...
Submitted on May 16, 2011
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Isn’t it weird how we are perceived by others? I went to meet friends for an ‘Andy Warhol’ exhibition the other day; I’ve known them for years and met them through being Positive. I don’t get to see...
Submitted on Apr 27, 2011
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I remember my first memory at the age of three, unlike some children that have wonderful memories of their childhood mine was a very traumatic one! I was molested by a family member at such a young...
Submitted on Apr 26, 2011
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Our high school Gay Straight Alliance club, one of the clubs I sponsor, observed the "Day of Silence" April 15th. Our school has 720 students and approximately 50 students and staff were silent for...
Submitted on Apr 25, 2011
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On a trip to the local Health Department with my daughter today, I decided to attempt to volunteer (to help educate), AGAIN! I don't know what, or where....but it makes sense to me....to make myself...
Submitted on Apr 20, 2011
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We hope that many of the A Girl Like Me readers also use The Well Project's website to obtain information about HIV and related topics for women living with HIV/AIDS. We created a brief survey about...
Submitted on Apr 20, 2011
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Submitted on Apr 15, 2011
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Becoming HIV Positive really turned my life ‘Upside Down’ and really put things into perspective. Working out what was really important and rationalizing about things that happened and why they...
Submitted on Apr 11, 2011
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Being diagnosed HIV Positive was the Worst day and the Best day in my life…Ok I know this sounds bizarre but the worst bit was the realization that I might die before I’ve achieved anything with the...
Submitted on Apr 7, 2011

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