One nurse practitioner in the U.S. talks about his experience providing HIV care in the time of COVID-19.
"It’s a relief to have zero sex drive. It makes you realize that sex can be wildly fulfilling from time to time, but that we probably wouldn’t even bother having sex if the need to have it weren’t always nagging away at us."
Living with HIV for the past 16 years and being over the age of 50, Charles Sanchez is showing signs of aging, but no sign of slowing down.
Through The Afiya Center, an organization run by black women in Texas, this anonymous writer was finally able to get the abortion she needed.
"We've got a lot to talk about; we can help each other through," JD Davids writes.
After dealing with the physical and emotional consequences of suffering from the skin condition for five years, Justin B. Terry-Smith thinks he might have finally found a solution.
For Louis, a switch in his HIV meds was all he needed to get rid of those pesky side effects and feel like he did "before AIDS messed me up."
"Ten years later, and I'm still here to tell the tale, but it has been a hard road at times! Rory writes. "I never want to burden people with my woes, so I always put a brave face on and hide behind a mask."
Is there a connection between consistent quality of sleep and a person's CD4 count? That's a question John R. and his doctor are exploring.
It was October 1995, that much I can tell you, but don't ask me the date or the week. Autumn was setting in and a last visual impression -- my blurred reflection on the glass doors -- was engraved in my mind. Like me, other patients sat in the wait...