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Learn the benefits of starting HIV treatment sooner, and steps to prepare – find a provider, learn HIV basics, and have a positive attitude.
Submitted on : Mar 30, 2021
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Learn about the importance of adherence, barriers to it, and tips to help you take your HIV drugs as directed, including finding support.
Submitted on : Feb 18, 2021
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One of the most aggravating things to hear is, "But you only have to take one pill each day. I don't see what the big deal is."
Submitted on : Dec 10, 2020
Destiny Smith's picture
Every morning I take a pill and that has been my life for almost three years. Still, somehow I almost forget. I live day to day trying to better myself, and create different streams of income. All...
Submitted on : Nov 10, 2020
María HIV Mejía's picture
It is crucial for Latinx people to feel comfortable speaking their language, which in many ways causes a barrier to communicate with their physicians, case managers, etc. I have worked with many who...
Submitted on : Jul 8, 2020
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I forget to cry sometimes. I forget how. Is it really forgetting if I shove it from my mind?
Submitted on : May 4, 2020
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Tomorrow, April 18, marks my 32-year battle with #HIV! I never thought I would make it this far! Thank you to all that have helped me and taught me in this journey to be a better human being. I want...
Submitted on : Apr 17, 2020
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In about a week or so, it'll be five years that I've been positive and I'm sort of having mixed emotions.
Submitted on : Mar 13, 2020
Vicky Huerta's picture
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...
Submitted on : Feb 21, 2020
JoDha's picture
Never be ashamed because you are #HIVpositive. There is absolutely nothing to be ashamed of.
Submitted on : Feb 19, 2020

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