This might very well be my final blog post on HIVLongevity.com...
Don't panic! I'm not dying or anything like that. I'm a thriver. I'm a survivor. I can't die... Yet.
Nay, I am merely changing over to my new fulltime blog HealthyWealthyTribe.com
You see, I have been inspiring and motivating on this blog for nearly five years now. And, folks have been very receptive and kind. However, I sort of niche'd myself into a select group with my blog name. This is actually okay, considering that I first created this blog with one intention - I wanted to help others dealing with HIV and AIDS by showing them how I've successfully managed to live this long. I created "The Secret" for this very reason. The whole idea was to have a website where I could publish articles on my trials and tribulations. And, how I've survived despite having HIV. Here we are nearly five years later (I started this blog on Friday the 13th in February of 2009) and I have not only accomplished my goal, but created a wonderful timeline of life events and stories at the same time.
It is with mixed emotions that I officially close down this blog and transfer over to my new one. But, I promise to give you every bit as much inspiration and motivation at my new one (perhaps more!)
I will continue to keep this blog up and available, because it is jam packed with useful information and stories. And, I will continue to monitor it for comments and be responsive. However, I'm not planning on posting any major articles. If something changes with my HIV or with HIV in general I will be sure to put it up here.
Also, I am compiling all of the "secret" articles from here and building a free ebook that I will publish in PDF format.
Please drop by my new blog Healthy Wealthy Tribe and chime-in on my inspirational posts there. You can also subscribe to be on my email list at my new blog and make sure you never miss one of my diatribes!
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My original intention with this blog was to create an online book of sorts. I planned to write several articles and consider them chapters in a bigger book that details the trials of living with HIV. It also details what I've done to survive this plague. I've now been living with this virus for nearly twenty-eight years! The road to creating multiple chapters in a blog format has been a a long one... However, it's also been a fun one. I've gotten to know loads of people who are dealing with HIV and AIDS. And, I've compiled my thoughts and secrets into one online resource.
Here are the titles (with links) of all of the chapters (there's a whopping 21 chapters) of this book...
- CHAPTER 1 - Introduction to the Secret
- CHAPTER 2 - Who Am I
- CHAPTER 3 - HIV Medication
- CHAPTER 4 - Side Effects
- CHAPTER 5 - Fitness
- CHAPTER 6 - Nutrition in a Nutshell
- CHAPTER 7 - Personal Hygiene
- CHAPTER 8 - Sex, Drugs, and Rock-n-Roll
- CHAPTER 9 - Colds, the Flu, and Other Painful Maladies
- CHAPTER 10 - Positive Attitude
- CHAPTER 11 - Suicidal Tendencies
- CHAPTER 12 - Family and Friends (support system)
- CHAPTER 13 - How to Live Longer
- CHAPTER 14 - Stress (fancy word for life)
- CHAPTER 15 - Hobbies and Extracurricular Activities
- CHAPTER 16 - The War of the Body
- CHAPTER 17 - Giving Back
- CHAPTER 18 - Urban Legends and Myths Demystified
- CHAPTER 19 - What is the Magic with Magic
- CHAPTER 20 - Get Your Hopes Up
- CHAPTER 21 - Amalgamation
As my blog category "The Secret" comes to a close, I'm considering putting it into an ebook and giving this information away for free. Did you know that 68 percent of all people living with HIV reside in sub-Saharan Africa. For this reason, I'm trying to translate my eBook to include: Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Afrikaans, Zulu, Swahili, Niger-Congo phylum, Khoi-San, Nilo-Saharan, Afro-Asiatic, and Bantu. If you have have any additional language requests or ideas, please let me know in a comment.
p.s. This post is a chapter in my blog-book, The Secret to Longevity. Checkout my similar posts here: http://hivlongevity.com/the-secret. Or, follow the goodie trail:
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