Are We the Balm in Gilead? A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (March 16, 2011)
"In disclosing there was a weight lifted off my shoulders. But even now that the cat is out of the bag, there is a part of me that wonders if people have less compassion and sympathy for me while I'm going through this treatment because this infection happens to be sexually transmitted."
Conversations With My Virus: A Blog Entry by Shana Cozad (March 3, 2011)
"The interesting thing about conversations with my virus is that I never got hateful or evil conniving messages back. It just simply was a virus, and I had a beautiful young immune system with a not-so-strong genetic factor that allowed my virus to run rampant."
Overit.Com!! A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (January 28, 2011)
"You can question my methodology all you want. I know I'm a little provocative. But don't you dare question my heart. I'm over here fighting for my life and the lives of others and that's real."
Blessings Come in Many Ways ... A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (January 26, 2011)
"Who would have thought that this woman, basically a stranger to me would be such a blessing to me in so many ways. She blesses my tummy with those delightful creations in her shop [and] she's sponsoring our Heart to Heart for HIV Tweet-up for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day."
Paying It Forward: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff (January 20, 2011)
"An all-company email was sent out inviting co-workers to come out to World AIDS Day and watch me speak. I held my breath and waited to hear people's reactions around the office. Nothing."
Jumping Empty-Handed Into the Void: A Blog Entry by River Huston (January 14, 2011)
"I no longer say, 'I lost everything.' Now I say, 'I let it go; I shed one life for another.' ... The band-aid is now floating in the Caribbean along with 1,000 pounds of dysfunction and I feel lighter, happier and free."
Maria's Intro: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia (January 13, 2011)
When Maria was diagnosed with HIV at 18, her mother said: "You will not die from this, but you will tell the family you have another disease." Now, after years of silence, this Miami resident is more than ready to open up to the world about living with HIV.
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