Masonia1's picture
You know life can be so heart-wrenching difficult. In my most recent days I've had to look at life from a new lens.
Submitted on : Nov 16, 2020
HEROconnor's picture
On the morning of May 16th, 2016 - the first appointment with my primary care physician, I vividly recall waking up overwhelmed with new and refreshing feelings of hope. I stepped out of bed with...
Submitted on : Jul 6, 2020
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Hey all! Firstly- let me just say that I am so incredibly grateful to be part of such a strong and supportive group of women... thank you so much for having me here.
Submitted on : May 11, 2020
Red40something's picture
I forget to cry sometimes. I forget how. Is it really forgetting if I shove it from my mind?
Submitted on : May 4, 2020
HEROconnor's picture
As a new member of A Girl Like Me , my intention of joining this group was to begin sharing the story of my HIV diagnosis, how I advocated for myself and my daughter during my first pregnancy, and how I'm advocating for my current pregnancy.
Submitted on : Apr 20, 2020
Red40something's picture
I am devastatingly tired. Today it is a weight pressing on my spirit. It is almost as if it's the only emotion I have room for.
Submitted on : Dec 12, 2019
Nikki J's picture
I remember the first 10 minutes after I hit upload from my phone to tell the whole world of YouTube that I had been living with HIV. I was so nervous, happy, scared and free. I know - a lot of...
Submitted on : Sep 19, 2019
JoDha's picture
What NOT to say: "Why are you in bed most of the time?" Or "Why are you sick most of the time?" "Push Yourself." "It happens and it is normal." "You are so lazy." (The last two are "common" statements amongst women.)
Submitted on : Aug 12, 2019
JoDha's picture
In the world full of darkness, be the #LIGHT (Tamso ma jyotirgamay) Just like my name "Jyoti" A ray of light, the ray of hope Stop putting your hopes into hands of human beings. They make the same...
Submitted on : May 21, 2019
Mariatmejia's picture
I am so tired of HIV and AIDS! I hate to play victim and have a pity party cause I know it could be worse
Submitted on : May 17, 2019

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