I remember attending USCHA in 2016 and feeling out of place, unsure of my next moves, and feeling defeated in all aspects of my life. I remember being ready to give up and walk away from HIV work FOREVER (please insert Cardi B voice) because I just didn't think I had anything left to offer. I was depressed, anxiety on a million, and BURNT OUT from telling my personal story. I knew if I would have continued the way I was, people would have been like, "This is where Kim's villain origin story started." Of course my tribe talked me off the ledge and gave me good advice to not exit stage left and run but maybe, JUST maybe, to move a little differently. I decided to still remain connected to this work but focus on school and find out what really makes my face light up. So I did!!!
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