Many Ask Me Why I Always Talk About CD4

Well, as many know, I'm a woman diagnosed with HIV.

After our initial diagnosis, at least two times per year, the doctor (infectious disease specialist) sends us to have two tests done – which are CD4 and viral load. The CD4 test ends up being the amount of defenses we have in our body and the viral load measures the amount of the virus in the blood caused by the infection (HIV).

That's why I always try to be happy and live a, let's say, chill life; obviously that would be something of a feat. Stress, dealing with all of life's daily things, sometimes makes one live life at a mile a minute and forget about relaxing.

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