Homesick: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff (September 8, 2011)
"How do you make friends when the majority of things on your mind are HIV, Death, Bills, Baby Stuff and Baseball? I realize I'm in a cave socially and I cling to the dream of moving home to get myself out."
I'll Take the Paradigm Shift. Can You Super Size It Please? A Blog Entry by Ed Perlmutter (September 8, 2011)
"Physicians, who in the twenty-first century live and die by a time clock and the next lurking appointment, simply don't have the time or the inclination to engage patients in discussions about HIV. And so instead, like the assuming internal medicine doctor, the overwhelming majority of clinicians assume that they too know who their patients are and what they should or should not want regarding their own health care."
Hoping for Tomorrow on Today: A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (September 2, 2011)
"The medicine foscarnet is so strong that it burns your skin as you pee. I actually have to wash each time I use the bathroom or it will burn a sore. It's one thing to urinate over an open herpes lesion, it's another thing to urinate over an open lesion with a mixture of pee and a potent medication."
Openness: A Blog Entry by ScotCharles (September 2, 2011)
"It's said that 'When one door closes, another opens.' My viral load has never been as high as it is now. I do not know what will happen. I am open to whatever comes. I am like the bonsai in my garden; the virus has pruned me. I am open and exposed."
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