This one time, I thought I was going to die. No exaggeration. I thought I was out of here. And I wasn't the one trying to do it this time. Instead, it was at the hands of this dude. Just this random that I had met in a random way. Check it ... I met… Continue reading ESC
You remember when we were in school and the teacher would let us grade our own work? It was so much trust. So much responsibility. Like how tempting is it to try and sneak the correct answer in the spot where you had put the wrong one? How easy is it to change a "T"… Continue reading I failed
This world can be so confusing at times. It's full of mixed messages which are swallowed up by the naive and silently approved of by the mature. For instance, Sex. Our society is so sexually driven that it doesn't even seem to phase us most of the time. We subconsciously dismiss all of the sexual… Continue reading Sex, sex, sex
Disclosing my HIV status is usually one of the first things I do when I meet people. I mean, it's not like, "Hey, my name is Ci Ci and I have HIV!" Nah. It's more like, if I begin to see that person being in my life (even a little), imma let them in on… Continue reading Other fish
"Go to school," they said. "You'll get a good job," they said. Yea, yea, yea. I did that. But how come I'm the one who knows how to set up a payment arrangement? How come I'm the one that has to pay back student loans? Why I'm the one who makes too much for cash… Continue reading Why they lie though?
So, you have a conundrum. (I said "you" because I want you to feel it.) I want you to try and put yourself in those shoes. Just imagine. Ok, so you ready for the issue at hand? . . ... you need a towel. (I hope you ain't think it was going to be something… Continue reading Disposable
One time, I quit a job. It was a pretty good job too. Probably the most money I ever made since I graduated college. I had benefits, salaried pay, and a pretty secure position. The American dream, right? But my dream's origin is not America so this shit be real conflicting. See, for some of… Continue reading Sleep when I die?