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Month: September 2014

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What it is Like Living With HIV

When I tell people I’m HIV positive, people seem to think my life is completely out of whack and I must live in a super sterol hospital room, afraid to go outside and become sick. They also assume that I have to take a few hundred pills a day and must just sit around in … Continue reading “What it is Like Living With HIV”

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Tire Safety: Everything Rides On It

Studies of tire safety show that maintaining proper tire pressure, observing tire and vehicle load limits (not carrying more weight in your vehicle than your tires or vehicle can safely handle), avoiding road hazards, and inspecting tires for cuts, slashes, and other irregularities are the most important things you can do to avoid tire failure … Continue reading “Tire Safety: Everything Rides On It”

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Protect Yourself with Life Insurance

Although I have HIV and have tested positive for HIV over the better part of the last decade, I tell everyone, regardless of their current medical history, to go out and obtain life insurance. You never know what is going to happen to you or the kind of curve balls life can throw your way, … Continue reading “Protect Yourself with Life Insurance”

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Protecting My Family with Life Insurance

HIV is one of those things that as soon as you say it, people already have a stigma against you. It’s kind of like when you were five years old and you said the girl across the room had cooties. People just want to stay away from you, and while they don’t come right out … Continue reading “Protecting My Family with Life Insurance”

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Living with HIV

I don’t know much about finding life insurance when you have a pre-existing condition such as HIV, but I do know that it is not a death sentence or even that much of a damper on your life. Sure your life has changed, but not in the way you may think. You get to see … Continue reading “Living with HIV”

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HIV Isn’t a Death Sentence

Growing up, I always thought that HIV really meant a death sentence. Essentially, unless the person’s name was Ervin "Magic" Johnson, everyone else seemed to die after only a few years. However, after my Earth shattering diagnosis, I discovered this really was not the case. In fact, I have now been living with HIV for … Continue reading “HIV Isn’t a Death Sentence”

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Looking Out for the Ones You Love

While being diagnosed as HIV positive is no longer a death sentence, it is a clear reminder that you do need to get your affairs in order. Undoubtedly, there are people that you love and care about that you will want to have taken care of. If nothing else, you don’t want to leave the … Continue reading “Looking Out for the Ones You Love”

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Don- The Story of Hope and Strength

Don was a man who loved life. He spent his twenties traveling, meeting new and exciting people and living an amazing life. In the early 1980’s he found out that he had AIDS. This was something he never thought would happen to him. One of the concerns he had was that this is something that … Continue reading “Don- The Story of Hope and Strength”

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I love you

Yes, according to the word dictionary, and human intelligence, love is definitely spelled L-O-V-E. However, really smart people with families and responsibilities spell love a totally different way; I-N-S-U-R-A-N-C-E. That’s right, getting insurance on your children and your pets, and yes, even your spouse tells them that you care, even if you don’t. Getting Sick … Continue reading “I love you”

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Living with HIV: “Get out and learn something new”

When I was found to be HIV positive, I deemed my life over. I told my family after crying profusely, and began to get my affairs in order to bid my final farewell. It seemed as if I was rapidly approaching the end when a friend spoke with me. She too had been diagnosed with … Continue reading “Living with HIV: “Get out and learn something new””