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Once again I have realized that I have not truly faced all of my fears from the past!! HIV WILL NO LONGER RENDER ME UNLOVEABLE, UNDESIRABLE, UNCLEAN OR UNTOUCHABLE!!! Today I vow and stand up to the...
Submitted on Mar 27, 2018
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When a person gets an HIV diagnosis many people in society think that the positive person should either abstain from sexual activities or only date other positive individuals.
Submitted on Feb 21, 2017
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Yesterday I found out someone I knew who was HIV positive committed suicide.
Submitted on Jan 23, 2017
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I don't have a private life anymore!!! The day I got my HIV diagnosis, I knew the private life I was used to maintaining would be difficult and darn near impossible to maintain. I decided to tell my truth so that others would not have to know my pain.
Submitted on Nov 16, 2016
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Hi everyone! I have something to let you all know about being proactive in your HIV care.
Submitted on Aug 23, 2016
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If you are hurting let it be known. If you don't know, say it so that you can learn. If you need somebody tell them!! If you need to cry, do it. Confronting and admitting your pain is not a sign of...
Submitted on Apr 15, 2015
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Jewel A. Walker-Terrell is a 40 year old Jackson, MS native living with HIV. Jewel is a state retiree from the MS Department of Employment Security. A 1990 graduate of Provine High School, she...
Submitted on Apr 8, 2015

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