I really want to attend the 2009 Rethinking AIDS conference, to be held in Oakland this fall, but am not sure I’ll be able to afford it since Michael has just been laid off from his job. Asking for money is not a new experience for me. Getting it, however is another story. My first […more]
I just posted a new video on youtube, discussing the LOTTI study I blogged about yesterday. Video is a new medium for me and I had such a positive response from my first video that I hope it helps get this message of hope out to more people. This second video has far higher quality, […more]
The LOTTI study, based in Italy, found that patients taking highly active anti-retroviral treatment (HAART) for HIV/AIDS who took a “vacation” from drug treatment fared as well as those who remained on their drugs continuously.
This study offers a desperately needed offer of hope for those in treatment who cannot tolerate the AIDS drugs’ toxicity, or who want to avoid know side effects such as disfigurement and organ failure.
I’ve been negligent about blogging for several weeks. I also became disillusioned with Open Salon and deleted all my posts there, which is a shame because I had developed something of an audience. I just didn’t feel comfortable with the direction the site was headed. Their decision to place advertising on my blog that I […more]