World AIDS Day!


Today is a very Important Day.  It is the Day that the Person Reading this blog will make a decision to go get tested.  Knowing your status empowers you to take control of you life.  Living in the unknown could mean death to something that can easily be managed.  Things have change when it comes to a positive diagnosis and that prognoses of death.  Medications have improved in leaps and bounds. Living a Long and healthy life is still yours.  The thing is early detection.  You are not sentencing yourself, you are preserving your life. Not just for you but for your loved ones.  This is not just about you.  Don’t you want to know.  I hear a lot of people say “we are all going to die from something”.  That is a sad mind set. I am hoping you understand that while you have life you want to live it to the fullest.  And whether your diagnosed positive or negative it is still a step toward bettering you. Taking Responsibility for you.  Say you have sex with someone and don’t know you are positive.  You have now irresponsibly put someone else at risk. We have a stigma behind this dis-ease and it is causing others stay unknown.  Mainly because they do not want to be associated with HIV/AIDS. so now you have placed social acceptance over living. There are many people positive but equipt with enough information to protect themselves and live long lives but most importantly to equip others.

So please Get tested, there is live after HIV!

Journal One



For those of you that don’t care to hear about a day in the Life a HIVer the bottom line is it’s the same as anyone else. I can only speak for myself. Tears and some fears. Love and some heart breaks. You feel like throwing in the towel sometimes. Then one of your children kiss you and hug you. Then that back up strength kicks in and you. Lace up them boot straps and keep it moving. You know, I don’t have time to be fake. I run in to so many ;people who have settled into a false image. What people think of them. Wasting their days trying to be accepted by man. The truth is like my friend told me the other day. Accept yourself. No one is going to live this life for you so make sure you live it in truth. That is the only way to get any enjoyment out of it. Stay free and understand that most of the things that you have made a priority means nothing when your number is called. If you are going to be anything in the world, BE REAL. That’s what brings self acceptance.

There is Life after any Diagnosis!