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I filled out a questionnaire today. It was about wise words that I would offer to someone newly diagnosed with HIV. It's interesting to me to see how my perspective has changed over the years and how it's stayed the same.
Submitted on Jul 29, 2021
Most of us long term survivors living with HIV virus are not doctors or nurses, but have impacted and helped improve the wellbeing of newly diagnosed persons. Fifteen years ago, a neighbour came to...
Submitted on Jul 8, 2021
My name is Jonique (John-Neek), I am a single mother of two smart and amazing HIV-negative boys. I was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut.
Submitted on Jul 1, 2021
It’s hard to believe that we’re coming up on the 40 th anniversary of the first reports of what would come to be known as HIV. My personal journey with HIV began in 1994 when my sister, Ellen, was diagnosed with AIDS—with under 100 T-cells. It was a devastating diagnosis for my family, and the after-effects (including the degree to which her disease was accepted, or not, by those around her, and what she did with that) have had a long-lasting impact on me.
Submitted on Jun 2, 2021
I've had this virus nearly 11 years now and not long after diagnosis, I made it public. I'm sure a lot of those reading can relate and understand my frustration.
Submitted on May 30, 2021
May 23, 2021 marked five years that I've been living with HIV.
Submitted on May 24, 2021
I'm a neurodivergent mama raising two beautiful children who mean the world to me. I've been living with HIV nearly 11 years now and it hasn't slowed me down one bit.
Submitted on May 21, 2021
Hi ladies, it's been a long while since I've checked in or written on my blog. Life's been busy, a lot of things have changed for me. Things I thought I would never see. I was 18 when I was diagnosed...
Submitted on May 4, 2021
I've spoken briefly about finding out I was living with HIV when I got pregnant with my daughter, but I haven't really spoken on the entire experience. Although I have come to terms with my status...
Submitted on Apr 16, 2021
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Get basic information about a variety of approaches to treating the metabolic changes that may result from living with HIV or taking HIV drugs.
Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. This article addresses treatments for fat loss, or lipoatrophy.