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I Refuse to Live With HIV in Silence

July 15, 2011

Posted: August 2012

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: 13 Months of Videos Following My Diagnosis." Check out a full list of entries in the series.

Some of you may watch my videos and find them boring or simply uninteresting, and that is OK. I make my videos to help raise the awareness of HIV/AIDS as well as to let people see the ups and downs related to HIV.

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My HIV Journey: 13 Months of Videos Following My Diagnosis

Reader Comments:

Comment by: Scott (Boston) Sat., Jul. 13, 2013 at 8:29 am UTC
Hi Aaron, I was just tested positive this week, thank you for getting the word out and talking about it!
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Comment by: gary almas (utica ny) Wed., Apr. 3, 2013 at 6:28 pm UTC
If and when you do have the time i think you should elaborate more on the medications and the side affects of them and how the various affects you neurologically physically the the medications affect us differently as we all are unique individuals that's why its good for all of us who are h i v / a i d s positive to hear each others story so we all can learn and heal and help us move on knowing were not alone
I was diagnosed with full blown aids in 2011 yes i went thought all the h i v stages neither nor any of the local doctors hospitals urgent care facilities had no idea what was going on with me treating me for conditions i did not have i had four opportunistic infections before they figured it out not to mention the four e r visits within a week before they caught the p c p a opportunistic infection caused by aids and all the visits to my doctor of 15 years had no idea so that's just a short version of my story lets hear your h i v /a i d s story im sure their all unique like we are as individuals wish u all well Gary
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Comment by: Ryan Trujillo (Denver, Co) Thu., Feb. 28, 2013 at 7:05 pm UTC
Just started a new job working with adult non Englsih speakers recently infected and I will be following along, thanks for sharing!
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Comment by: Steve Craftman (Neath, Wales) Thu., Jan. 17, 2013 at 8:44 pm UTC
Brilliant stuff, bach... We need more people who, like you, will step up to a camera and put a human face on HIV!
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Comment by: JediK (Washington) Fri., Sep. 21, 2012 at 9:48 pm UTC
I'm so glad your doing this...
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