My Brain Has Become a Sieve

My Brain Has Become a Sieve Or Am I Just Losing My Mind? by Hank Trout f riends and I, all of us long-term HIV survivors, have sometimes...

Revisit the Past—Just Don’t Wallow in It

Revisit the Past Just Don't Wallow in It by Hank Trout As I sat in the sun in my wheelchair earlier, plotting what I was going to...

Pride In Spite of It All

For the first time in the thirty-eight years since I moved to San Francisco in 1980, I didn’t attend the Pride Parade and Celebration...

My Miracle-Free Rock ‘n Roll Resurrection

Lazarus Lite My miracle-free rock ‘n roll resurrection by Hank Trout Leon Russell, not Jesus, brought me back from…well, from not-quite-dead-but-damn-close. I started to use a wheelchair a...

Hands Off Medicare Part D

Hands Off Medicare Part D Proposed changes to access to lifesaving meds would have killed us by Hank Trout Last month, I filmed a PSA about the...

America the Disgusting

America the Disgusting A post-election reflection by Hank Trout It’s 8:31 a.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. In sixty-eight years, I have never been so disgusted by my...

Listen to Your Heart

Listen to Your Heart A Heart-to-Heart About Hearts by Hank Trout My husband Rick has been on a diet for a month. He joined one of those...

Finding a Replacement for Your Physician

Doctor, Doctor Finding a replacement for a trusted hiv physician is no easy task by Hank Trout What do you mean, you’re retiring at the end of...

65 Is the New 80

New Year’s Eve 2017: my sixty-fifth birthday. As I write this, slightly more than a month before the dreaded day, I wish I could...

Friendship & Long-Term Surviving

Voice & Dance Lessons We should remember to celebrate friends helping friends by Hank Trout Friends have brought to my attention that my For the Long Run...

LATEST POSTS

Crisis in Venezuela

Crisis in Venezuela The Arrests of Venezuelan HIV Humanitarian Aid Workers Sparks International Response by Chip Alfred It was the sound that was heard around the world....

Growing Older with HIV