HIV Day 338: Examining the Last Year (Video) (August 14, 2012)
"In order to know where we are going we must remember where we have been. In this video I talk about the last 338 days and some of the decisions that I made that helped me with my HIV diagnosis."
What It Feels Like to Get the News That You Have HIV (Video) (Posted: August 2012)
"For many people that receive the news that they are HIV positive this is how they feel. Many people cannot put it into words but this is how they feel. During the last six months there have been times in which I have felt most of these things."
HIV/AIDS, Guilt and Shame (Video) (Posted: August 2012)
"For me, HIV consists of the physical as well as the mental parts. Guilt and shame are things that play over and over but are not constructive. In this video I talk about support groups and talking to others about your HIV."
Day 95: HIV, Atripla and Depression (Video) (Posted: April 2013)
"Recently I have developed some symptoms of depression. There are 4 percent of patients who experience depression as a result of drugs within the Atripla."
Decisions Leading Up to My HIV Infection (Posted: August 2012)
"A brief conversation about the poor decisions leading up to my HIV infection. I tell my story so that hopefully others will listen and learn."
Forget-Me-Not: A Blog Entry by B. Osten (May 4, 2012)
"I have to admit, throughout my life I had more than my fair share of bad memories and five years ago I would have gladly given them up to dementia. Today, I realize to lose even one of them would be losing a part of me."
Trauma Fuels HIV Cases (March 30, 2012)
In CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update, from CDC National Prevention Information Network
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