by HIVE Online | Nov 29, 2017 | Activism/Advocacy, New Stories, Women Living with HIV
I arrived at the clinic with my two youngest children. Sitting in the waiting area everything appeared to move in slow motion. A barrage of thoughts swirled through my head. My nerves were all over the place. Finally I heard my name called. I immediately snapped back into reality. The walk down the hallway to the office room was as though I was walking to death’s chair. The nurse walked in and said Ms.Thomas, “I’m not going to beat around the bush. Your HIV test came back positive.” In that moment, my heart dropped in my stomach. I felt numb all over. Her words were final.
by HIVE Online | Jun 27, 2017 | Heterosexual-identified, HIVE Blog, Women Living with HIV
I became pregnant with my third kid, and who knew, she would be my last. Six months into my pregnancy, I found out I have HIV.
by HIVE Online | Apr 26, 2017 | HIVE Blog, Relationships Dating Disclosure, Safer Conception, Women Living with HIV
I had eventually hit my bottom, where I had to get into treatment. At that time I had a beautiful healthy son. I completed a drug program, got my own place and was in a new relationship. I decided to get tested because my significant other and I wanted a baby. I found out that I was HIV-positive.