pregnancy, HIV+ mothers, family

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Four years ago today, I gave birth to a wonderful, beautiful, baby boy. That little boy saved my life. I had no idea that I was HIV positive. None. It was a routine test at the OB/GYN that changed my...
Submitted on Jul 6, 2011
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Yes! I now know better because, just like many HIV+ women, I thought that men like us would probably treat us better and be a little kinder because they could relate to what was happening in our...
Submitted on Jun 27, 2011
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Definitely “ No!”. I carry it and many of its kind every other day and for those that look at it, a few beautiful words is all they may see and maybe for those that have an understanding of HIV, the...
Submitted on Jun 2, 2011
tatty2gud's picture
I like this space, for 1 reason. I don't have to be strong when I write here, I don't have to hide any shame or fear, I can bring down the walls I cave myself in, even if its just for a while. Right...
Submitted on May 24, 2011
joyaloyo's picture
A few days ago I was trying to relax after a hectic day when my phone suddenly rang. I love phone calls so you can imagine how fast I rushed to answer it and when I saw the caller ID, I was even more...
Submitted on May 17, 2011
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My name is Joy, I am 32 years old, a mother to a handsome 4 year old boy and HIV positive. I live in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. It all started about 8 years ago when after finishing...
Submitted on May 12, 2011
Kristi2020's picture
I can’t believe it has been 3 months since I posted. When I first became involved with the AGLM blog I was so nervous, yet so excited to have an outlet for my HIV “junk.” The good part is that after...
Submitted on Apr 19, 2011
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Hello, It's been a mad 3 months. Moved to a new city, new job and life has been a roller coaster. Meeting new friends, and some old ones too. In a busy life while I am trying to be like everybody...
Submitted on Apr 19, 2011
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I woke up today to the smell of my little girl's lavender scented hair and my son's chocolate milk breath and I felt at peace, I am happy, in the moment. Because HIV has taught me to live in the...
Submitted on Apr 18, 2011
mandywebb66's picture
Being diagnosed HIV Positive was the Worst day and the Best day in my life…Ok I know this sounds bizarre but the worst bit was the realization that I might die before I’ve achieved anything with the...
Submitted on Apr 7, 2011

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