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Are You Worried About Food Shortages, With All The Shutdowns Of Food Processing Plants?

Are You Worried About Food Shortages, With All The Shutdowns Of Food Processing Plants?

Since the world as a whole has been dealing with shutdowns, and the major food producing states in the USA are a mess. Should we plan and try to be prepared for a famine in this country. I myself have thought about this and do find myself squirreling away extra pantry items with long shelf life.

A myHIVteam Member said:

Thank you Jose. I hope you do find what you like or find someone that will make some tamales from scratch.

posted over 1 year ago

HIV Meds And Antidepressants

HIV Meds And Antidepressants

Just curious..... Do any of you take antidepressants in addition to your HIV meds? If so are there any additional side effects??

A myHIVteam Member said:

Medical marijuana is what I use to battle sadness and depression. It lightens my mood and also helps me to fall asleep so my mind does not continue spinning while trying to fall into a slumber.

posted 10 months ago

Lipodystrophy

Lipodystrophy

When I was diagnosed with AIDS last year (July '17) I weighed 150 lbs. Since then I have gained almost 50 lbs. I watched a video on Poz.com about lipodystrophy and I'm wondering if that is what is happening with me.

I have other health issues which keeps me from serious exercise but I do walk 6-10 miles a day for several months and still have not been able to lose more than 6 lbs. I have even improved my diet to add more protein and cut down on carbs and sugars.

Shortly after I began seeing… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

I'm fat, don't like it but I'm still here, everyone isn't meant to be a size 2,imjs🤗 but life goes on 😂

posted 10 months ago

I Know This Is A Tough Question But Have You Ever Tried To Or Thought About Taking Your Own Life? What Stopped You?

I Know This Is A Tough Question But Have You Ever Tried To Or Thought About Taking Your Own Life? What Stopped You?

A friend of mine found out he was positive and almost immediately went home and killed himself. I had often thought the same way before diagnosis but that was when it was still a death sentence.

Hard topic but I'm wondering how others feel

A myHIVteam Member said:

I tried to kill my self with all the drugs i could do. I have had been a IV drug abuser since i was 17. But i have been clean for 4 years of now.

posted over 3 years ago

When You First Heard Of Your Diagnosis, Did Suicidal Tendencies Ever Cross Your Mind?

When You First Heard Of Your Diagnosis, Did Suicidal Tendencies Ever Cross Your Mind?

A myHIVteam Member said:

Perhaps we both have strong survivors instincts. At any rate I’m glad to be here despite all the insanity. Hang in There & Good LuckTo You.

posted almost 2 years ago