Overcoming adversity and empowering yourself and others

Happy Father’s Day. Worried Mother.


I love my Dad. He is the best dad I’ve ever had. (Oh, I’ve had one if you’re keeping score at home.) Really, the man taught me how to curse,… Read more

Cousin Shawn


So debuting my AIDSmeds.com blog on 6-6-06 wasn’t such a, er, hot idea, as I’ve been searching my scalp for the marking of the Beast since last Tuesday. And, though… Read more

It’s A Hard Blog Life


Welcome to my blog, positoids and negatoids! I’m Shawn Decker, and I was diagnosed with HIV in 1987. Back in the day I was given two years to live, but… Read more