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?
So an interview of me came out in the online magazine called HIFIVE. It's an HIV resource, about people living with HIV and all the Frequently Asked Questions and articles and the like, I think. We did this interview last year (sometime back in November or December, I think) but the article only came up…Read more Thinking and Working Positive with Wanggo Gallaga (HIFIVE)
Yesterday, I attended a press conference hosted by Philippine Legislator's Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) and the UNAIDS Philippines to Break Barriers and End the Trend. It was meant to continue this dialogue with the press to maintain the consistency of their reporting of the serious issue the country has with HIV and AIDS…Read more Breaking Barriers
I was going through my old Facebook posts, as far back as 2008, and found this post. This was during the days before you could like posts and there were no comments section so people posted their replies on your walls. I see so much posts there from friends and I don't know what they…Read more my first reaction to “the news”
So I was out of commission for a good while. I got sick and I ended up in bed for about four days. I only left my bed to use the loo, or get something to eat or drink. Otherwise, I was just in bed and feeling like now was a good time to die.…Read more sickbed
I was on the passenger side of my brother's car as he was driving from Lisbon to a vineyard in Cartaxo at the Santarem region of Portugal, about forty minutes away from the capital. The music was playing on the car speakers and my sister-in-law and my nephew were at the back seat, occupied with…Read more It Gets Better
I got the e-mail yesterday. My CD4 count is now 498. In six months, I was able to raise it up by over a hundred points. My last CD4 count was 378 in January of this year and now it's August and it is 498. Two more points and I'll have the minimum CD4 of…Read more 498