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
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We hope this note finds you safe and healthy, amidst the extraordinary circumstances that the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on us all. We wanted to reach out with a few updates on what we’re doing to...
Submitted on : Apr 17, 2020
Escalice's picture
I wanted to check in with everyone here with the current situation. We all have to self-isolate due to the COVID19 pandemic. This can be a really difficult time given the circumstances. Our daily...
Submitted on : Apr 9, 2020
Lynnea's picture
During this current public health crisis, I find myself annoyed at how much I'm hearing people speak about the stigma that is being placed on those who may test positive for COVID19. I feel like...
Submitted on : Mar 30, 2020
Angel S.'s picture
The lies are weak; the stories are tall... Kill the messenger eventually they will fall.
Submitted on : Mar 26, 2020
Escalice's picture
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
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We will get through this trying time together. It is important to remember that we are stronger as a community than alone.
Submitted on : Mar 13, 2020
Escalice's picture
It's been a long time since I've felt down on myself about my status. It took me almost two years to finally tell someone and when I did, I felt like a huge weight had been lifted off me. I've used...
Submitted on : Mar 10, 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
Destiny Smith's picture
I am a twenty-four year old African American woman who is HIV positive. One in seven black people with HIV are unaware that they have it. I was twenty-two when I found out I was positive. I was also...
Submitted on : Feb 7, 2020

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Get basic information about a variety of approaches to treating the metabolic changes that may result from living with HIV or taking HIV drugs.

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Get basic information about lipodystrophy: body shape changes, metabolic complications, and causes and treatment of fat loss and fat gain.