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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
As I sat at my computer this morning and logged onto Twitter, I realized that today is the National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (September 18th). This made me smile, as it confirms that...
Submitted on Sep 19, 2018
Living with an HIV diagnosis today is quite different than it was just a few decades ago.
Submitted on May 22, 2018
Just imagine being able to spend a weekend with 349 other people who understood and could identify with what you have been through and what you are dealing with today.
Submitted on May 1, 2018
My first HIV related protest was in Tampa, Florida in the early 1990's. A group of us living with HIV marched down Bayshore Blvd. towards Tampa General Hospital carrying coffins, urns, and the...
Submitted on Nov 11, 2015
This photograph was taken the summer of 1989. I had traveled from Florida to NY with my boyfriend for a mini vacation. As you can see, I was excited to have caught this little fish. We were in a small rowboat enjoying the warm day and I had no cares or concerns. Except that it had taken me a long time to reel that fish in.
Submitted on Apr 28, 2015
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the PWN SPEAK UP! National Summit for Women Living with HIV with more than 200 other women. The days were filled with workshops, activities, empowerment sessions, and hope. Although much has changed in the past 30 years, and there are now women specific policies and guidelines, there is still more work to be done. Advocating for women's rights is a continued process.
Submitted on Oct 13, 2014
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
I think the last couple of blogs I wrote I started with, "it has been a while since I have written", and I could start this blog the same way. I have been overloaded, overwhelmed, and overstressed. I...
Submitted on Nov 15, 2013
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Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. This article addresses treatments for fat loss, or lipoatrophy.