Last week, I had the absolutely pleasure of having a virtual call with a lovely badass named Pam Covarrubias. I've been listening to her podcast for several months, and when I began openly sharing my HIV status she reached out to me and asked me to be on the podcast! You can hear how … Continue reading Cafe con Pam
I’ve given birth to three beautiful children. They are my light, my heart, and world. They are the greatest accomplishment of life. And although I know that’s something every parent says of their children (and every parent is correct in their own statement), for me, claiming my children as an accomplishment is a true measurable … Continue reading Giving Birth HIV Negative Children.
I am an HIV positive woman. There, I said it. Now that that’s out of the way, let me answer the questions you may have: No, my children do not have HIV. Yes, women living with HIV can have healthy, negative children. I’m not dying anytime soon. I plan to live a long healthy … Continue reading Reintroduction
Miscarriage is an easy word to write. It is not however, easy to talk about. I’m sure as I continue typing away at this I will shed lots of tears and reopen the wounds of my heart that have (sort of) healed...well, as much as they can. But I’ll push forward because it happens, … Continue reading When your amiga suffers a miscarriage
I have a pretty united family. I'm lucky to be close to 2nd and even 3rd cousins. I have a 2nd cousin who comes from a family of GORGEOUS people. 4 sisters who are just a bunch of models. Tiny frames, long dark locks of hair, who've birthed the most beautiful babies with the tiniest of baby … Continue reading Esposa Barbie
I sat in the sonogram room nervously fidgeting, trying to remain calm. I was slightly panicking as I hadn't gotten my period and had 2 positive pregnancy tests weeks 7 and half weeks after my miscarriage, and if I WAS pregnant I needed to know ASAP. She inserted the equipment and I had a … Continue reading Tercas (Looks like we made it!)
WARNING: In this post I may sound ungrateful and just plain bitchy...but hear me out. I'm coming from a place of love. On Friday I saw a piece written by Abi Oborne in the HuffPost about how she's not lucky to have a husband who's a good father. Basically stating that they're his children too, … Continue reading Please Stop Being Such a Great Dad.