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life does not stop

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dear friends,

i hope that you are all well and that everything is well with all of you out there.....tomorrow is one of the very greatest day in worlds history i guess as Israel is fighting Gaza Obama will still be be the 44th American president come what may....probably we will all be glued to the screens at the same hour shouting and screaming our heads off (especially here in Kenya) to see the first black president being appointed to office....meanwhile in Gaza babies will still be bombed,men and women rendered homeless but that will not stop life...

i have come to realize that in regard of what happens life always goes on whether HIV+ or HIV- sweets life will go on.when one person dies today five babies cry at the delivery room...nothing nothing can stop life....i i have learnt to embrace life,live each day at a time....for every single day that passes just say thanks to your creater for surely its not by your own power that things look or go normal...NO.its by his mercies believe you me his mercies.

i have made many many friends with the news paper article...people need a shoulder to lean on people need someone to trust people need someone to talk to and some one to listen to them and i a have decided that this is my call you want to cry and wail and you need someone to listen to you do that i will be there.this is just a small way of going on with life...helping them to move on each day....one particular friend that i have held dearly is Naomi...she is 32 years and has a eight year old son...she moved out of her marriage when her son was only six months old...and she moved on....she has been positive for the last 8 years and this has been a secret no one knows about it....she has never gone back to the hospital for treatment NOTHING....she hated it when people talked about HIV since she knew what was eating her inside...i opted to keep her close by and followed up on her till she saw a doctor...i scheduled an appointment with my doctor for her and last Friday she called me on her way back to her house and you can not believe how exiting she was she was feeling on top of the world "its like a burden has suddenly been lifted from me..i feel so so light!"you just dont know what you have done to me....she said....she had been living in denial for eight years...she is strong....i bow down...i cant keep a secret for that long man it would eat me alive...to Naomi RESPECT!!!!I cant believe that she is a woman!!You know the way women are known for there yapping and stuff this is a special woman...eight straight years keeping her status a secret not to even a doctor...RESPECT...

I wish that all of us would be like her...i wish i was like her....

in spite of living with that deep secret life did not stop for her..i wish you would see her she is almost 80kgs and very very beautiful...

Thumbs up to her but personally i cant keep a secret for that long....either way life has to go on...

Comments

Auma's picture

Good job Tabby!

Thank you for reaching out,Tabby! There are many more women and men dying silently out there everyday.When we are open about our status,many people will reach out to us for help.
I can't wait to attend my training on HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing in February,and reach out more than ever.

Thank you for all the work that you do.

Cheers!

Leah.

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