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A research team has sought to address the critical lack of treatment guidelines for addressing HIV’s complex effects on aging.
My No. 7: Joy in the season and faith in what’s next. What’s on your list for this month?
“Early on, I read about some cancer patients who get hung up on ‘why me?’ My response was ‘why not me?’”
Experts attribute the difference between these caregivers and their white counterparts to stronger social support.
Though I laugh a lot, I definitely have been changed by the events in my life — for better and worse.
The CALM program “intervenes proactively rather than just waiting for people to get distressed, anxious, depressed, and overwhelmed.”
Don’t pity me because I got sick — but DO understand how quick the line between health and sickness can be crossed.
What do you do to help your body and mind heal after something as traumatic as cancer?
Cancer doesn’t discriminate and it’s completely and utterly unpredictable. It isolates you and then it takes your friends.
Be kind to yourself and do not expect yourself to be exactly what you were before — your brain and body have been through a lot.
Whether consciously or subconsciously, I came to terms with the idea of recurrence a while ago.
Compared with the general population, they have much higher rates of death from HIV, viral hepatitis and other causes during this time.
I’m mentally exhausted from constantly thinking about this.
No matter what, I cannot get pulled under or back into the fears and worries of before — that is no way to live.
I hope one day to get to a comfortable place where disaster is not the first thing I think of.
In writing this down, I guess I have to admit that it does make sense that I would be tired.
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