11: Healthy Habits

HIV Mouth Sores: Time to Brush Up on Oral Care

  You know when you’re tired, stressed, and haven’t been eating well? Then, your immune system is like, “Cool! Here are a few mouth sores to add to the mix?” 😡 Well, for those living […]

04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 11: Healthy Habits

Can you get HIV from kissing?

  Can you get HIV from kissing? The answer is: NOPE. “Wait, seriously?” you might ask. “I can kiss anyone I want?” Well, consent is still a thing, but beyond that… yeah, pretty much! The […]

11: Healthy Habits

The 7 Monkeypox Facts to Know

  We know the last thing you want to hear about is another "outbreak" of something. Thinking about more germs and viruses might feel annoying, even worrying. We totally get it! We've already talked about […]

11: Healthy Habits

Can reading improve health and reduce stress?

We’re all stressed. Of course, we are! Life is super complicated, and we’re all looking for ways to deal. But for those living with HIV, who are already going through stressful situations like nobody’s business, […]

11: Healthy Habits, Uncategorized

Getting Out of Debt

Debt is one of the many crappy parts of adulting. There’s no joy in debt – no amusement park happiness. Just crap. 👎🏽👎🏽 Well, at least (hopefully) the debt isn’t the end of the world, […]

11: Healthy Habits, 13: Dealing with Addiction & HIV

How to Stay Sober after Going to Rehab

We’ve discussed going to rehab (read also: How to Tell Your Loved Ones You're Going to Rehab). Now, we want to focus on staying sober after rehab. You are not alone. We at MetroHealth are […]

11: Healthy Habits

Avoid Getting Full During the Holidays

Avoid Getting Full During the Holidays When we sit down to eat during the holidays, we all have the same plan: unbutton the top button on our jeans. 😉 A clear sign that holiday food […]

11: Healthy Habits

Health Benefits of Cuddling

Human touch was probably something most of us took for granted in “The Beforetimes.” COVID-19 delivered a devastating blow to many of us who enjoyed being touched or held by a friend, partner, or loved […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 11: Healthy Habits

Making sense of financial aid & tuition

Pursuing any kind of education can be superrrrr stressful. (sigh! 😅 🙃 ) We totally understand. We also also applaud you if that's what you're doing right now! 👏 Leveling up in any way comes […]

11: Healthy Habits

Is the Keto Diet Right for You?

Y’all know that diet fads come and go. Seems like every few years, we hear of a new fad and meal plans. They’re supposed to be miracles for bringing us more energy and taking off […]