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A Healthy Story: HIV Diagnosis

As 2022 is upon us, I have been reflecting on the fact that my HIV diagnosis is a healthy story; as well as everyone's HIV diagnosis. Our stories give others insight into optimizing one's physical and mental health. HIV has given each of us a healthy purpose.

  1. Hi , I love this statement! Such a great way to look at things. Thank you for posting! -Casey (Team Member)

    1. Thank you Casey! I did some deep reflecting after my HIV diagnosis. While coming terms with being HIV positive, especially as a bisexual man, I knew this would only magnify any stigma I would already endure; living with this chronic condition.
      Yet, this gave me the opportunity to be mentally and emotionally stronger and healthier than I had ever been before; while also finding personal healing. Physically I take care of my health diligently. A healthy body and mind. A personal and individual motto or slogan I live by being HIV positive: " James Cotromanes. Positively a healthy body and mind" In the end, a healthy purpose.

      1. How awesome, . I love your outlook and your personal motto! Thanks for replying and sharing more about your journey and great perspective! -Casey (Team Member)

    2. Alafia (Peace) You are do right. My body has settled into a really healthy place. As we share our stories we do provide insight for others to process and use when applicable. Khafre (H-I-V.net Team Member)

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