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Today marks 33 years since the discovery of the HIV virus... and this same virus has been reigning for decades. As we commemorate this day by remembering fallen heroes we ought to acknowledge the...
Submitted on Dec 1, 2016
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" I remember being young and so brave I knew what I needed I was spending all my nights and days laid back day dreaming Look at me—I'm a big girl now, said I'm gon' do something Told the world I...
Submitted on Nov 10, 2014
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Pssh! I haven't blogged in ages and truth be told when you have accepted your status, you get to realize that HIV only makes a small part of your life and you don't constantly think about it. What I'...
Submitted on Jan 2, 2014
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World AIDS Day is not only a day to remember those who have lost their lives or who are surviving with HIV, it is a day to honor all the courageous people who have dedicated their careers and their...
Submitted on Dec 2, 2013
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The year is almost over and for me, this time of the year means I reflect on the year I had and a few highlights for me is, of course, attending the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington D...
Submitted on Dec 26, 2012
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In observance of World AIDS Day 2012, we asked A Girl Like Me bloggers, "What is the one thing about HIV that you’ve learned or experienced this year that has made a difference in your life and would...
Submitted on Nov 29, 2012
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I was diagnosed June 2011 and ever since my diagnosis, my CD4 has been deteriorating. I was sitting at 393 and my current count is 330. My doctor suggest I start considering taking ARVs. I'm just so...
Submitted on Oct 18, 2012
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I'd like to believe that I am a strong young woman who's just simply trying to live her life the best way possible....yes, I encounter challenges on a daily basis but that does not keep me down. It's...
Submitted on Aug 14, 2012
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The 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC kicked off on the 22nd of July 2012 and I was one of the lucky few bloggers who was lucky enough to attend this wonderful conference (where...
Submitted on Aug 1, 2012
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It's been 18 years since South Africa marched to democracy...one would think we have progressed and are liberal, but it's the opposite. We have the highest HIV prevalence, more than 5.7 million are...
Submitted on Jul 11, 2012

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