HIV+ people who have never taken AIDS drugs, or have stopped taking them.
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Stephanie

As I write this, it is 11 months since my diagnosis. I am more healthy and happy, and I am on a spiritual path of compassion, gratefulness, and love.  I have never and will never take drugs for AIDS.  I am happy to contribute my story, albeit, short.

I have never had symptoms of any kind. The man I was dating when I was diagnosed, who is still a friend, has tested five times sine January 2018 and has never tested positive.  We had unprotected oral and vaginal sex several times before we both went to get tested.  I have been living in Mexico for the past 8 years. I am single, educated with a Masters degree in marine biology, and heterosexual.  I have been celibate at times and also promiscuous at other times.  I run 5K races, do yoga daily, learned to meditate because of my diagnosis, and am now addicted to a self-study neuroscience program.  I watch lots of TED talks and my favorite book is Mind over Medicine.

Since my diagnosis and new knowledge about Big Pharma and the internal power of self-healing, I have successfully stopped taking allergy and asthma drugs that I had been taking since I was 2 years old.  I have learned to use essential oils and breathing techniques, Qi Gong, and Reiki to heal myself of pain and illness, although, since January, I have not felt sick very often. I realized I was a little dehydrated (I live in the desert, so it is easy to get dehydrated), and needed some sleep, water, and vitamins.  Then I felt better.
I do not even take pills for migraines now.  It is not easy, being 42 years old and having taken medications for everything all my previous life, so I am very grateful for my false positive test.  I am healthier, happier, and more spiritual than ever before.  I also have a wonderful partner who tried to understand and loves me and supports my decision. One day, maybe he will believe enough to leave the condoms in the store.