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This month marks my 9th year of living with HIV. Wow. Wait, this month marks my 9th year of living with HIV? I had to write it again because who would ever have thought I'd be here? The wild part is...
Submitted on Sep 13, 2021
I'm going to go out on a limb and assume something. Don't get mad if I'm overstepping or overstating. I know it doesn't apply to everyone, but it's common enough. It's just a little something that I...
Submitted on Aug 6, 2021
I filled out a questionnaire today. It was about wise words that I would offer to someone newly diagnosed with HIV. It's interesting to me to see how my perspective has changed over the years and how it's stayed the same.
Submitted on Jul 29, 2021
I have a least favorite question when it comes to HIV. It annoys me. It didn't always, but over time due to folks' reactions and overheard statements, it gets on my damn nerves. "May I ask you...
Submitted on Jul 8, 2021
There is a moment of clarity in some things. It's a crystal clear picture. You can can see yourself as if you were in portrait mode. It's like that moment you put a quarter in an arcade pinball...
Submitted on May 28, 2021
For a whole bunch of reasons no one but me cares about, I've been doing some research and compartmentalizing in my life.
Submitted on Apr 22, 2021
resilient: (of a substance or object) able to recoil or spring back into shape after bending, stretching or being compressed.
Submitted on Feb 25, 2021
Hello Queens! We are off to a new start! 2021 on deck! Heeeeyyyyy nowwwww! Rock with it! Do your dance with it! Snap your fingers to it! Tip your champagne glass and shake your shimmy Girl! Toast to a new year.
Submitted on Jan 7, 2021
I was making tacos last night (I make amazing tacos by the way), and I had the thought that I wished I was making them for someone else. Cooking for someone else. Almost simultaneously realized how lonely I am. It hurt my damn feelings.
Submitted on Oct 1, 2020
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