Readers may be interested in more HIV blogs from around the world. You can read the Top 50 HIV blogs which includes this one. Continue reading More HIV blogs
This afternoon, while on dialysis in Tullamore, I had a visit from the hospital’s complaints manager, Brendan Reddy. He told me he was very impressed with the letter that I had written, especially how it was framed and referenced. I … Continue reading Social worker update
It’s been a grand day out today. The sun is in the sky, yes there is a brisk wind, but the temperature is in the mid twenties Celsius. For the first time in a while, I got on a train … Continue reading A sunny day out
The outlook for people living with HIV has improved dramatically over the last 20 years. An HIV-positive diagnosis is no longer as hopeless as it once was. Many who have HIV are able to live fuller, longer, healthier lives. However, myths still … Continue reading HIV Blogger included in list of Best HIV Blogs for 2019
To say I was scared is probably an understatement of the year for me. It is not often you enter A&E with vomiting and diarrhœa , and suspected dehydration and then within five days are being transferred to another hospital … Continue reading potential new diagnosis.
Shocked to read of the abuse that some received while collecting money on World AIDS Day. This post shows why we need to stand up and fight the stigma. Continue reading The red ribbon stigma…
This evening I have been doing a bit of research into where is linking to this blog from the Internet around the world. I was a bit surprised to find some of the places. However, amongst them I found that … Continue reading Thanks to @imstilljosh for last year’s nomination…
Yesterday, I was in bits all day. One of our three cats, Niamh, was at the vet’s from about nine in the morning until six in the evening. Quite simply she was having the operation that all domestic cats ought … Continue reading Stitches in the other two – makes me worried
Sorry everyone, life has been getting in the way of posting. Living here in Gibraltar, I have not been brilliant at taking some time to sit down and record how life is. Perhaps that is because it has been so good recently. Well so good in comparison to what it was when the blog was first started. However, I aim to record some thoughts at least once every two days from now on as I have always found it to be helpful in keeping me sane. Today I give thanks for Andrew. For without him and his love, I would be nothing today. Indeed, I doubt very much if … Continue reading Thank you Andrew: a return to blogging
None of us is perfect. Yet all too often the images that we see in shops all around us are of so-called body-beautiful people. Imagine if there were mannequins that represented real people? Earlier this month, there were figures with scoliosis or brittle bone disease modelling the latest fashions in Zurich’s Bahnhofstrasse. The campaign was devised for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities by Pro Informs, an organisation for the disabled. Continue reading Who is perfect?