Support made me

As an African American woman living with HIV, I have come to realize that, to a great extent, that I am privileged. Yup, HIV Black Woman and privilege all in one sentence. It might sound like an oxymoron but I have many people in my life that love me. For this, I am blessed and… Continue reading Support made me

Hater blockers

I don't know about anyone else but my HIV diagnosis came with a pair glasses. Nah, not a real pair ... but these figurative ones. The kind that allow me to see through the bullshit of life through a lens of gratitude. You know, people can say that they support you and they understand but… Continue reading Hater blockers

Good intentions

Words are everything. We know this. We have all experienced a time where words have been able to lift us up as well as tear us down. The producer of those words, in both instances, is another human. That's all. Another human being who is figuring their way through their first time on Earth too.… Continue reading Good intentions

Liquid gold

I talk often about finding the silver lining in the dark times in our lives... ... yet, I am fully aware of how difficult this can be at times. Sometimes, I just feel really ungrateful. I guess that is what you would call it.  You know, there are times when X and Y go the… Continue reading Liquid gold

I see you sis

Today is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day! As a woman living with HIV, I am here to let you know about some shit ... Look, society. I'm siccud. There seems to be the unwritten code of how a woman should conduct herself. Women are supposed to be dainty and proper. Women are supposed… Continue reading I see you sis