boseolotu's picture
Most of us long term survivors living with HIV virus are not doctors or nurses, but have impacted and helped improve the wellbeing of newly diagnosed persons. Fifteen years ago, a neighbour came to...
Submitted on : Jul 8, 2021
sologirl's picture
Hi all, as an aging member of our community I have seen and dealt with a lot of issues. Yesterday during a group conference call regarding health and aging with HIV, I learned that a drug I took for...
Submitted on : Jun 21, 2021
Lynette Trawick's picture
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
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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
HEROconnor's picture
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
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
Nikki J's picture
"I Am Sick as Hell" That was the Facebook memory that popped up for me recently. Seeing that memory reminded me that at that point in time my body was being attacked by HIV and I did not know it yet...
Submitted on : Feb 4, 2020
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Learn how to recognize and deal with some of the milder, more common side effects of HIV drugs as well as some of the more serious ones.
Submitted on : Jan 21, 2020
Marcya Gullatte's picture
Nearly 20 years ago I was coming off of a drug holiday and starting a new cocktail. 9/11 had just passed and I had exhausted what drug cocktails there were at the time for me. My CD4 count was...
Submitted on : Jan 14, 2020
Nikki J's picture
Before discovering my diagnosis, I first found out about God and his son Jesus. They together came and got me before I knew I needed to be saved. Before I lose you, let me explain what I mean by this...
Submitted on : Jan 13, 2020

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