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I’m incredibly fortunate that I have not had many barriers in access to treatment for my HIV. I have great insurance, the ability to pay for my medications (through my co-pay) and even a Health...
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The 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC kicked off on the 22nd of July 2012 and I was one of the lucky few bloggers who was lucky enough to attend this wonderful conference (where...
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I arrived in Washington, D.C. a few days ago for AIDS 2012. To summarize my experience in one word….Inspiring. The women I have met are some of the strongest, most courageous and inspiring women I...
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June 28 is a day I’ll never forget: the anniversary of my HIV diagnosis. It was 1988. I was only 19, and didn’t know a single other HIV-positive woman. Misinformation and fear dominated the public...
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We hope that many of the A Girl Like Me readers also use The Well Project's website to obtain information about HIV and related topics for women living with HIV/AIDS. We created a brief survey about...
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Today President Obama is releasing the long-anticipated National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Why is this a big deal? Well, for several reasons. First, we've never had one! That's right, the United...
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On March 10 th , those of us in the USA will observe National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. As a women living with AIDS, I experience a variety of emotions around “awareness days” like this...
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Tonight at the grocery store my 7-year old stated definitively that this was the last day of November as she stared at the billboard size calendar in our local Whole Foods. I jumped on this open door...
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So this is my first blog…ever. I’ve been HIV+ for more than 21 years now and an advocate for women with HIV for 16…but I’ve never been a blogger. Actually, I’m a mom, a wife, a daughter and a sister...
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