Dating the Right Reverend, Part Two: A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (May 4, 2012)
"If he had another woman then he was slicker than slick because I had been everywhere and met everybody. And then I started to think about it, I had HIV. Why would he be with me if he wanted someone else? And why would he put someone in a triangle with HIV in the middle? He was much smarter than that. ..."
Monday Reflection: Being the Best You! A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (April 23, 2012)
"We all have that one thing and some of us have more, that just eats away at us and when people start touching on it in some kind of way, we get defensive, we shut down, we cuss and we hide. ... For as strong and self assured that I am, I have them too. A biggie is that hoe thing. You know, 'She must be hoe because she has HIV and herpes' ..."
Dating the Right Reverend, Part One: A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (April 20, 2012)
"At the end of the day, NO woman should waste her pretty on a man. I know, I know, Lawd, Lawd that is easier said than done. We all want to have someone, I've been there more times than I would like to admit. For Real. Like the time I was dating the Right Reverend."
Miracle of Life: Counting Down to 50! A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (April 14, 2012)
"People are always talking about God 'curing' me but even with AIDS, I'm a walking miracle, a living miracle. I want you to see the miracle in my ability to keep pressing no matter what I face day to day. See God do what we all thought was the impossible; Live beyond the days of expectation."
The Beginning of a New Chapter: A Blog Entry by Ellisya (February 25, 2012)
"Here I am at the beginning of 2012, facing so many ups and downs of life. ... One of the biggest news I received last year was I've been proposed to by a longtime good friend of mine ..."
Monday Reflection: Weathering the Storm -- A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (February 20, 2012)
"We just don't know what the long-term impact on the body is for people like me who took the first generation HIV medications ... Yep, I've taken 19 of the HIV medications in some form or the other, not to forget the host of medications I took in those early days to prevent AIDS-related opportunistic infections ..."
Living My Life Positively (February 4, 2012)
"I've been ridiculed and criticized because of my HIV status," writes Louisiana resident Millicent Foster; "But that has just made me more determined."
Where It Came From: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff (February 2, 2012)
"Now I feel dirty again. Living in a bubble, thinking it's not really real if I can't find anyone I've been with who has it. Maybe I was misdiagnosed since I'm still NOT sick and have not been on meds for almost a year. But now I know it's real again. I have it. He gave it to US."
Finding the Missing You! A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton (January 26, 2012)
"On top of the side effects from the IV medication, extreme fatigue and nausea, on top of the side effects of my regular HIV medications and let's not forget my financial issue ... I found myself slipping into a depression. ... So here I am, trying to find me. Trying to reclaim that part of me that I can own, that I can control."
In This Corner, the Scale: A Blog Entry by Rev. Andrena Ingram (January 23, 2012)
"Most women have some ongoing love/hate relationship with their scales. Add HIV or AIDS to the equation, and you get a whole 'nutha dynamic. I have been talking and writing off and on about my struggle with my weight. And I must say again, that it is not really MY struggle, but other people's struggle with where THEY think I should be as far as weight goes."
Bonus Rounds: A Blog Entry by River Huston (January 20, 2012)
"I just feel it is a privilege to not just be alive, but have found some happiness and contentment in my life. There is very little I want, need or desire; wow, lucky me."
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