"I really don't want to look "sick" but I don't want to look like a zebra with very thin hair either."
"My advice to anyone who is experiencing HIV dementia is to first be in the moment. Do not let the trap of future tripping make you blind to the beauty and potential of the present moment."
"Trying to keep the pretty in my life while living in the ugly is some hard [bleep]. Living with HIV/AIDS has been the dichotomy of a lifetime. But yet I know that light and darkness does co-exist, just like good and evil co-exist."
"[T]here's no substitute for hearing people tell their own stories. This post is given over to some of the men and women with both HIV and neuropathy who have opened their hearts on forums and in blogs across the Net."