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Hanging on for the Ride: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold Img
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Hanging on for the Ride: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

Between quitting cigarettes, an adherence breakthrough, preparing to send one child off to college and see another get engaged: Blogger Lynda Arnold has had a wild start to 2015. "Life will keep moving along and I'll just be hanging on for the ride,...

Shaking It Off This World AIDS Day: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold Img
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Shaking It Off This World AIDS Day: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

"Hatred comes in all shapes and sizes. It can be overt or clandestine. It can come at you when you least expect it. I think you just have to know who you are, accept and love yourself and like the song says dance and shake it off."

So Very Thankful! A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold Img
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So Very Thankful! A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

With a new lease on life -- and new ways to strengthen her memory in the midst of HIV-related dementia -- blogger Lynda Arnold has a lot to be thankful for.

Checking Back in After My Long Hospitalizations: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold Img
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Checking Back in After My Long Hospitalizations: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

"I realized that we only get one life -- one pass through -- and God, it has to count." Blogger Lynda Arnold shares lessons from a long, frightening period of health challenges.

Memory Loss Follow Up: Taking a Deeper Look -- A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold Img
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Memory Loss Follow Up: Taking a Deeper Look -- A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

I had no intention of dwelling on my first piece about my memory loss. Yet I have been overwhelmed by the email response I have received from infected men and women literally from around the world. Readers have opened their hearts, minds and souls to...

Living With Memory Loss: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold Img
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Living With Memory Loss: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

Sometimes people ask me what's the worst part about having AIDS. Over the years my answer has changed dramatically depending which symptom I was facing or side effect from the medication was particularly cumbersome. Right now, however, the most debil...

Spring Has Sprung and Remembering My HIV Anniversary Date: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold Img
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Spring Has Sprung and Remembering My HIV Anniversary Date: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

"April 7th was the day I found out I was HIV positive. It's one of those memorable days that no matter what you do you can never forget it."

Lesson From the Freeways: Longtime HIV Survival and the Things Money Can't Replace -- A Blog Enry by Lynda Arnold Img
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Lesson From the Freeways: Longtime HIV Survival and the Things Money Can't Replace -- A Blog Enry by Lynda Arnold

"As a long-term HIV survivor, I always figure I have the big things handled. The truth is I don't."

We All Fall, and We All Get Up: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold Img
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We All Fall, and We All Get Up: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

"Somehow my legs got twisted under me and I missed the gap between the car and the curb and landed face down on a very busy sidewalk."

Managing Stress Has Set Me Free! A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold Img
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Managing Stress Has Set Me Free! A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

It's not the HIV or advanced symptoms of AIDS or the drugs with the ability to rob me of my pleasures, it's me.