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
Giving Birth HIV Negative Children.
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
When your amiga suffers a miscarriage
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
Tercas (Looks like we made it!)
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!)
Please Stop Being Such a Great Dad.
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.