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Because I am rooting for you
There is no easy way to navigate life when you have mental health issues and complex traumas in your past.
It’s been a long, hard road—with HIV and PTSD—but I’ll never forget what it was like to need help.
“I feel guilty for outliving all of you.”
A recent accident landed me in physical therapy—and a wheelchair. Here’s a healing lesson I’m taking to heart.
A life lesson, excerpted from my new memoir “Recycled Human: The Reality of Re-Entry”
As I approach midlife—including 27 years with HIV—I am choosing my own labels.
I know it won’t solve all my lipodystrophy challenges, but I’m feeling desperate to improve my body. Do you relate?
Taking Egrifta and getting CoolSculpt: Is this a midlife crisis or a healthy reality?
What to do when your mind etches stigmas and labels in your heart, spirit and soul.
Now I’ve experienced—and written about—growth in hardships.
Lipodystrophy, HIV, aging—I may have a few battle scars, but I’m still at my best right now.
“I know that we have to let the past go and move on…
which comes to my point. I have gotten accustomed to being ALONE”
Join me as I launch my POZ Blog with a “Voice of Reason.”
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