"I didn't know how to perceive myself upon hearing the news," says Angel Stetson. "Who was I? What did this mean? How was I going to survive, or tell my boyfriend of eight years?"
What's it like to hear the words "you're HIV positive" from your doctor? The latest entry in our Day One With HIV series describes just that.
Not knowing from whom he acquired HIV, Brain Ledford wrote a letter to him, saying how sorry he is for being angry.
When it comes to crossing thresholds, whether physical or psychological, everything changes and there is no turning back, especially on one's HIV journey.
Disclosure is always a tricky ocean to navigate: When to do it? Is it necessary? What if you're not asked? David Duran shares his thoughts and a true life story.
Sure, you can get pretty insular and selfish right after a diagnosis -- heck, it's expected. But, sometimes, thinking about how a diagnosis affects those around you is important as well.
TheBody.com spoke with Ilya Polyakov and Stephen Borden, two of the game developers for I'm Positive, to learn about the inspiration behind the game and plans for its future.
After an HIV diagnosis brought up old secrets, Helen learned to be more open, honest and healthy.
Here, Raymond tells a whirlwind story of love and loss and the first 3 years with HIV.
Patrick Ingram revisits the room in the health department where he was diagnosed three years ago, and reflects on now delivering HIV positive diagnoses to others.