I'm a single mom of two who was diagnosed with HIV at 19 years old when pregnant with my first child. I struggled with depression and anxiety for years due to my HIV status. I have had family and...
Submitted on : May 31, 2023
Check out The Well Project's A Girl Like Me LIVE! , an interactive, livestreaming series created to advance health and wellness education among women living with and vulnerable to HIV.
Submitted on : Apr 17, 2023
I don't know what came over me. Here I am, an unsure, brand new mom living with HIV, holding my newly born baby in my arms, and something kept telling me, "Just do it. Just tell them." The nurse...
Submitted on : Apr 14, 2023
I remember this special occasion as if it was today. It was my youngest sister's baptism and as my mum prepared to take a picture with my sister, I jumped up and made sure I was part of the picture...
Submitted on : Mar 31, 2023
When I was about 4 or 5 years old, some nights I used to be awakened by a mysterious swaying of the curtains in my room. Immediately, I would start seeing shapes that scared me a lot: deformed faces, threatening animals.
Submitted on : Mar 20, 2023
When I was diagnosed with HIV almost 17 years ago I dove head first into activism. I was angry and I needed something to do with that anger or I would have turned it onto myself. What I didn't realize is that I had already done that and what I did not know is that I would let that anger build for almost two decades before I accepted it.
Submitted on : Mar 17, 2023
I've learned a sex conversation before sexual intimacy is so much more than my HIV status. If a man isn't open to STD testing and condoms in the initial phase of dating, they are in denial about sexual intimacy responsibility and not boyfriend material.
Submitted on : Mar 6, 2023
As part of a collaboration with our longtime partner organization Christie's Place , The Well Project will be sharing stories from their book "Healing Hope: A woven tapestry of strength and solace"...
Submitted on : Jan 30, 2023
Since becoming public with my HIV status just this last fall, I find myself in a place of discovery. What does my life look like without keeping HIV a secret?
Submitted on : Jan 17, 2023
Growing up there were no stories about the birds and the bees, periods or HIV. These conversations were never had with my parents and so the cycle continued. This is a common theme among families of...
Submitted on : Nov 11, 2022