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Sports and Support: An Entry From an HIV-Positive Athlete -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

You may have read in my previous blogs that I have been playing soccer for over 20 years. I have always enjoyed soccer since I was 6 years old. So of course I have come down with a case of World Cup Fever. It is very exciting since the World Cup is o...

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My Stages of PRIDE: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

So this month is Pride Month on TheBody.com and, after thinking about the topic, I realized that I went through many stages of Pride in my 31 years.

Stage 1. NO PRIDE

Like many young, gay men, I was teased in school all the time. I was called fag, ...

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ADAP Saves Lives -- President Obama, End the Wait! A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

As you may of read in a previous blog that I just started taking HIV/AIDS meds in December of 2009. My counts are undetectable for the first time and I owe this change to ADAP -- AIDS Drugs Assistance Programs. ADAP provides HIV/AIDS related prescrip...

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HIV Meds and Hospital Beds: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

"Going on meds doesn't mean I am going to die. It means that I am not letting the virus attack my immune system without a weapon to defend itself. I am going to try to control it and not let HIV run free inside of me." -- Robert

I wanted my third bl...

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HIV Is My Reality: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

Something you may not know about me is that I am a reality show junkie. I watch all kinds of shows, from Survivor and Hell's Kitchen to Solitary. I find watching everyday people put into stressful situations makes for great television.

I think the f...

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Evolution of a Cyber-Activist: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

I wanted my first blog to be about how I got to where I am today. I wasn't always as open about my HIV status. It took me about five years to accept it myself and move forward. I want to take you back about nine years ago.

I can't tell you how many ...

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