Last month, I had my first appointment at my new HIV clinic in Dublin. Having continued with the clinic in the Mater Misericordiæ University Hospital since 2015 when we got to the city, I took the opportunity of having moved from the north inner city to Co. Laois of asking for a transfer to St … Continue reading So, I’m not eating enough fruit…
Well, I had hoped that I would be back in work yesterday, and today. It was not to be. Yesterday, I got up, got through the morning routine, and dressed. But, I was short of breath and my inhalers didn't seem to help at all. Coughing up phlegm, I noticed that it had some blood … Continue reading Another couple of days at home
The Irish Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar TD last week launched the first ever five-day national World AIDS Day campaign in Ireland. This campaign is developed by NGOs and statutory bodies across Ireland in partnership with the HSE Sexual Health & Crisis Pregnancy Programme. The focus of the Irish campaign is Solidarity with all people living … Continue reading #WADirl launched by Irish Health Minister
For many of us living with HIV there is always the niggling thought at the back of our heads that other people will talk about our status, often behind our backs, and if we are particularly unfortunate it may even be to our face. The number of times that I have had negative responses to … Continue reading Is HIV stigma still a problem in Dublin?