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Unformatted text preview: SAS 15-A05, May 11, 2010, Reflective Writing #9 If I just discovered that I was HIV positive I’m not sure what I would do. I would be in shock and I would probably first wonder “how could this happen to me?” I never engage in risky behaviors. It is a rare occasion that you will find me doing anything that could greatly affect my health. So how did I end up with a disease that could shorten my life, cost me large amounts of money, and even affect all of my future plans? Who could have given me this, and how am I going to tell the people that are close to me? Knowing that I was for sure HIV positive, I would eventually HAVE to tell my immediate family and super close friends, but I probably wouldn’t tell anyone right away. I would wait for an appropriate time, well, that would be my excuse anyways. I feel like when I don’t tell my family and friends something, it’s easier for me to pretend that it didn’t ever happen. I could pretend that everything was okay and that I wasn’t pretend that it didn’t ever happen....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course SAS 15 taught by Professor Kathrynradke during the Spring '05 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '05