Kristi2020's picture
My name is Lynn, I am 41 years old and I live in Minnesota. I have one young son who is the light of my life. I hold a Master’s degree in the mental health field and work two jobs. I have been HIV...
Submitted on : Jan 3, 2011
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As many of you know, I recently had an interview with www.thefrisky.com on World AIDS Day. I had never been involved in something of that nature and was very nervous. I am not very public about my...
Submitted on : Dec 22, 2010
MariaHIVMejia's picture
I was just turning 18 when I found out I was HIV positive...I was very young. Back in those days, this was a death sentence. It was around the same time Magic Johnson came out saying he was positive...
Submitted on : Dec 7, 2010
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~ You always see people wearing the red ribbon supporting AIDS awareness. I wonder when nobody’s looking are they worthy of wearing it. Would they knowingly let someone in their home that is...
Submitted on : Dec 1, 2010
bee2art's picture
I often read the blogs where women have found empowerment by revealing their status and becoming involved as AIDS activists. I admire all of you who are so honest. The mere thought of sharing mine...
Submitted on : Nov 17, 2010
katie06's picture
Sometimes I feel trapped; trapped in my career, my marriage and even my body. My career: I discovered my positive status while I was at work, so everyone knows. By everyone, I mean the other two...
Submitted on : Nov 15, 2010
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In all honesty, I’ve not experienced much discrimination based upon my HIV status. That’s primarily because I don’t disclose to very many people. When I was diagnosed, my co-workers found out because...
Submitted on : Sep 3, 2010
Lovinglife101's picture
I lost a friend last week; someone, like me, who battled HIV and other illnesses for a very long time. He was an amazing person who was there when you needed him. He never complained of his own...
Submitted on : Aug 30, 2010
jae001's picture
I have been thinking back to when I was diagnosed, almost 19 years ago. I have fooled most people. They look at me and see just another 40 year old. An average healthy adult with kids, bills, a job...
Submitted on : Aug 17, 2010
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Sometimes, I feel like I’m living a lie. I live my “picture-perfect” life with my house in the suburbs, husband, child and career. Meanwhile, I’m fighting an inner battle, an even bigger battle than...
Submitted on : Jun 21, 2010

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