When I Started HIV Meds: Step by Step on a Difficult Road (August 17, 2011)
"I thought I was going to die, and I looked at my life from a different point of view," remembers Lillibeth Gonzalez. "I didn't keep a good health regimen. That was the most ignorant decision I ever made. Due to that choice, my T cells went down to 0."
My Story With Medication: A Video Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia (August 17, 2011)
"You shouldn't wait till your immune system is destroyed like mine was. Take your meds and live a healthy and positive lifestyle. Please find a doctor you can communicate with and listens to you. Be proactive with your illness; and most important; do your research!"
Advice on Starting HIV Treatment From People Who've Been There
We reached out to a group of those most in the know about the intricacies of starting treatment -- HIV-positive people who've made the decision to start themselves -- and asked: If you could go back in time to the moment before you started HIV treatment, what advice would you give yourself?
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