led me to contract HIV and being stuck with the consequence of taking a pill my whole life for almost 5 years now.
From the beginning, I had bad vibes about the guy. I knew he was messing around. I had 3 nightmares which were vivid about him – there was a young girl always crying in my dream telling me not to sleep with the guy.
I figured: argh it is just a dream.
Then, I finally left him. After about 4 or 5 months of leaving him, I did my annual medical exam, which included an HIV test and found out I was HIV positive.
Today I have to go to the doctor twice a year for my bi-annual tests to ensure all my organs are in order and to get a script for my ART.
since HIV is manageable and to my surprise, I needed to get HIV to really start valuing myself and taking better care of myself.
Prior to contracting HIV I had a very low self esteem and after contracting the virus, instead of crying over it, I chose to use it to better the lives of others 😊 and am humbled to say God has used me as a vessel to give hope. What the enemy meant for bad (due to my own negligence, as well) is now used for the good of others.
Little did I know that everything would stay the same, except that I have to take my pill daily. I striked a deal with God right then and there: I promised to make the world a better place by sharing my story and adding value to the lives of others. I became an HIV advocate, because I could have avoided this and through my story others can be educated and not make the same mistake. I feel that God uses me to save lives.
I share my story not only for awareness purposes but also to let anyone know that we can overcome anything. We are stronger than we always think and feel we are.
but went through a year of bullying at a job where I worked. Would you believe I walked away from the job and that in spite of HIV – I would go to bed hungry because I was jobless? But I had the power to go through with it.!
This is my biggest and best smile 💞💞💞 I call it #GodsGrace + when I felt I could smile and look forward to life again
#Follow your gut
We don’t know what people are going through. I am living with HIV, mentally still recovering from the bullying that took place 3 years ago, but I am stronger than I have ever been in the past year and a half.
Let’s open up so that the world can become a better place 💞🌟💦
Stay Safe ❤️ Stay strong ❣️
I do whatever I need to do
as and when for life to improve.
I live in my head…
I write, speak, read and pray a lot.
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