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Month: October 2014

Posted on Categories Insurance News BlogLeave a comment on Enjoying life with HIV or AIDS

Enjoying life with HIV or AIDS

Life can change in a matter of seconds–accidents, births, new jobs; the list is exhaustible. Hearing the news that you have HIV or AIDS is one of those moments, one of those life changing, harrowing, irreversable moments. But living with HIV or AIDS doesn’t have to be the defining factor that controls how you live. … Continue reading “Enjoying life with HIV or AIDS”

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Louis- the Tale of Redemption

Louis was a man who lived by his own rules. He did what he wanted and never cared who got hurt in the process. Then in the 90’s this man in his early forties found out he had AIDS. He found out when he was in the hospital for an unrelated matter. Being diagnosed with … Continue reading “Louis- the Tale of Redemption”

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Living with HIV, the Positive Side

When HIV was first discovered it was pretty much a death sentence. People were not expected to live very long after their diagnoses and that made getting life insurance difficult. Because of major drug developments and a better understanding of the disease people are living longer than ever with HIV. Even those born with HIV, … Continue reading “Living with HIV, the Positive Side”

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What To Do If Your Car Breaks Down On The Highway

You are driving down the highway when suddenly you have car trouble. The National Safety Council suggests the following measures when your car breaks down or has a flat tire on the highway. At the first sign of car trouble, gently and smoothly take your foot off the accelerator. Do not brake hard or suddenly. … Continue reading “What To Do If Your Car Breaks Down On The Highway”

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Get Tested Earlier for HIV

A 25-year old HIV positive male who recently graduated from a reputable university is now trying to put his life back together. Kevin has always had a good positive outlook about life. He has always been a smart-looking individual who received a good education at one of the top universities in California. No one would … Continue reading “Get Tested Earlier for HIV”

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Diagnosed with HIV

I didn’t take my diagnosis very well when the doctor told me I had HIV. I sat there, in stunned silence as the doctor left me alone with my thoughts. I didn’t know what to do. I picked up a few containers of wipes and cotton swabs, smashed them against the wall and left. I … Continue reading “Diagnosed with HIV”

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Don’t Take Life For Granted

Life is a gift. It is a precious gift we all take for granted. This isn’t a knock on anyone in particular, it just is something we don’t really think about, the same as breathing or waking up in the morning. We don’t really think about these things, but in all honesty, it is something … Continue reading “Don’t Take Life For Granted”

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How Life with HIV Has Improved

Growing up, I always heard how contracting HIV essentially was a death sentence. Medication could do very little to actually make life better, and while it could hold off the eventual development of AIDS, most people would be diagnosed with AIDS within a decade and then die a few years after that. However, the times … Continue reading “How Life with HIV Has Improved”

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How HIV Has Changed My Life…For the Better

Yes, it is true, nobody actually wants HIV. I didn’t wake up one morning and think "You know, I really hope the doctor tells me today that I have HIV." However, that simply is not how life works. You are tossed a curve ball, and while there are things I wish I would not have … Continue reading “How HIV Has Changed My Life…For the Better”

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Life and HIV

Life with HIV is not as bad as most people might think. No, I don’t live in a hospital outfit day after day, avoiding the sun at all cost and trying to skip out on human interaction, simply because a single cold might destroy my day. I am also not popping a few hundred pills … Continue reading “Life and HIV”