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#185 – March 2016

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15 March 2016

Finding the confidence to get back out there

By |2021-09-30T19:41:44+10:0015 March 2016|Categories: Blog+, Health, Mental Health, Opinion, Talkabout|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Once you become poz, then what? Do you stop having sex, have judgmental thoughts, be unhappy, overthink, not go out, feel rejected, fearful and anxious?

15 March 2016

A few things that keep me going

By |2021-09-30T19:39:28+10:0015 March 2016|Categories: Blog+, Health, Mental Health, Opinion, Talkabout|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on A few things that keep me going

Like many people living with HIV, I work full-time. I worked before my diagnosis and I’ve continued to work since my diagnosis.

15 March 2016

Muslim and living with HIV

By |2021-09-30T19:33:09+10:0015 March 2016|Categories: Blog+, Health, Opinion, Talkabout, Women's Health|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Muslim and living with HIV

I was thirty two and a mother when I was told I was HIV positive at the refugee detention centre.

15 March 2016

Women and PrEP – some differences

By |2021-09-30T19:30:01+10:0015 March 2016|Categories: Blog+, Health, Opinion, Talkabout|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

A number of major international studies show the use of Truvada as an oral PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) can help prevent the transmission of HIV.

15 March 2016

Being my own detective (with side effects)

By |2021-09-30T19:26:40+10:0015 March 2016|Categories: Blog+, Health, Talkabout, Treatments|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Being my own detective (with side effects)

In 1995, at the age of 37 I became HIV+. At the time I felt my whole life was falling apart.

15 March 2016

Returning to work and dealing effectively with Centrelink

By |2021-09-30T19:23:05+10:0015 March 2016|Categories: Blog+, Health, Mental Health, Opinion, Talkabout|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Returning to work and dealing effectively with Centrelink

I have HIV and a number of other chronic health conditions including living with a mental health diagnosis.

15 March 2016

How gender impacts the lives of women living with HIV

By |2021-09-30T19:19:09+10:0015 March 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Blog+, Health, Talkabout, Women's Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How gender impacts the lives of women living with HIV

As a heterosexual woman living with HIV for the past 21 years, I am acutely aware that the lived experience of women with HIV today is still mired in ignorance and invisibility.

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