Ten years on – thanks to the nurses, doctors, and friends

It's been ten years of finding ways to raise awareness of HIV and people living with HIV. Here's to the next ten years.

Response to my letter to Minister on HIV and Poverty.

In February, I wrote to the Minister of Health, Social Services, and Public Safety, Edwin Poots MLA, about the issues raised in the Terrence Higgins Trust Report on HIV and Poverty. This morning I go the below as the response from the Health Improvement Policy Branch on the Minister’s behalf.

Do we get to get your autograph now…?

It has been a goal for many months, indeed it has been a goal since I was diagnosed back in March 2009. Suffice to say the goal posts have moved now... but what happened in the Royal yesterday? Up at the HIV Clinic in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast it was great to see new … Continue reading Do we get to get your autograph now…?

And I nearly forgot my meds…

Having said on UTV last week about how good I have been about taking my meds, it was rather unfortunate that today I nearly forgot about them. Fortunately, of course, I had my rather wonderful husband Andrew on hand to ensure that I didn't forget. He's so good that my consultant at the Royal Victoria … Continue reading And I nearly forgot my meds…