I woke up today with this article (and similar ones to this all over my FB newsfeed): HIV cure close after disease 'vanishes' from blood of British man (link / Telegraph) I was overwhelmed. I didn't actually believe that I would be alive to see the cure for HIV. I didn't think it was going…Read more It might be over soon
This morning, I ended up chatting with a friend. He was asking for another friend who had a casual sexual encounter with someone. Drugs were involved and unprotected sex and he was scared that he might have gotten infected with HIV. This person was asking my friend when was the best time to get tested…Read more Why can’t we be safe?
It was D-Day (what I call dialysis day, which happens twice a week for me) yesterday and I was lying on the hospital bed while the nurse was preparing my temporary neck catheter for the procedure and my Mom and I just started talking. We were prompted by the nurse who asked if I was…Read more Road to Recovery (Part I)
I wasn't able to write anything new for World AIDS Day yesterday because... you know what? I don't know why I couldn't. It's weird to have to write about World AIDS Day when you aren't at the front lines anymore. Usually, I'd have a few events already scheduled and I've been doing extra research and…Read more post World AIDS Day thoughts
In celebration of World AIIDS Day tomorrow (December 1), I'm putting my book on sale. I don't know. It just seems like the right thing to do. I didn't think it was an HIV book or a collection of HIV poems or whatever. I thought I was writing outside of that, the life I lead…Read more Remnants On Sale for the month of December
So, let's get serious about our HIV status, why don't we? World AIDS Day is coming up on December 1 and it's always a good time to ask ourselves: what have we done to stop the rise of HIV infections in our immediate circle/vicinity? Because you may not be at risk but, for sure, someone…Read more Free HIV screening with Love Yourself on November 29
So I saw this today on my Twitter feed after I was tagged on this post (I didn't know you could tag on Tweets now) and I'm guessing they wanted me to answer the question. Well, the truth is, I have so many answers for this question. It's not a simple one or two sentence…Read more #HelloPoz As a PLHIV, what do you want people to know about you?