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resilient: (of a substance or object) able to recoil or spring back into shape after bending, stretching or being compressed.
Submitted on Feb 25, 2021
Last year we were all rocked by a deadly new virus. Somewhat like the early days of HIV, we didn't really understand the modes of transmission—we just knew it was potentially deadly.
Submitted on Feb 24, 2021
You know life can be so heart-wrenching difficult. In my most recent days I've had to look at life from a new lens.
Submitted on Nov 16, 2020
It has been seven years since I have blogged with you, my sisters. I had no idea it had been so long. In part, I think it's "ok". No need to judge myself about my absence, but rather perhaps...
Submitted on Jul 8, 2020
I forget to cry sometimes. I forget how. Is it really forgetting if I shove it from my mind?
Submitted on May 4, 2020
(July 22, 2019, I was honored and privileged to be one of six volunteers needed internationally for a long-term non-progressor lymph node study. Please read... and thank you.) Early childhood, I...
Submitted on Jan 17, 2020
Thirty years ago, December 20, 1989... The world news headlines read... "United States invades Panama" Dubbed "Operation Just Cause" it's prime purpose was to depose and capture the country's...
Submitted on Dec 31, 2019
I am devastatingly tired. Today it is a weight pressing on my spirit. It is almost as if it's the only emotion I have room for.
Submitted on Dec 12, 2019
I had an afterthought tonight. My son's father passed away about a month ago. We hadn't been together since 1984 so it wasn't hard to deal with, but it was sad because he was my first everything. The...
Submitted on Nov 27, 2019
The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) is a nursing organization that formed in 1987 to focus on educating and supporting nurses who work in HIV care, research, prevention, and policy. ANAC is...
Submitted on Nov 24, 2019
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