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Chizellé T. Archie hails from Atlanta, Georgia by way of the sunny Gulf Coast of Mobile, Alabama. As an only child, Chizellé would always find other means of play, because of this; she was left to her dreams which would seldom take her to places beyond her imagination. Her persistence, and determination were her greatest attributes, and never being the one to take no for an answer, she always knew there were bigger and greater things in store. Chizellé's inspiration, and the joy of her life is her daughter Freedom Jah'an, which if anyone asked, was not supposed to be here, but God in His infinite wisdom said otherwise! She's also a Registered Nurse for the Infectious Disease Program with Grady Health Systems. She attends the Elizabeth Baptist Church in Southwest Atlanta, under the spiritual guidance of Dr. Craig L. Oliver Sr. While under his leadership she has been blessed beyond measure. From his teachings, she began to understand her past was just that … the past and that God had a plan for her life, and The Best was Yet to Come! She credits her Pastor with a sermon that ultimately changed her life, "Walking in the F.O.G." The Favour of God, and after realizing she is worth more than she could ever imagine, thus she adopted the motto: "It's Not Where I've Been; it's Where I'm Going." Several years ago, after noticing the alarming statistics of the HIV rate of African American women, Chizellé became fed up with the way her African American brothers and sisters (young alike), were beginning to settle for any and everything, in that having safe sex was not an option anymore. As far as the women, as long as he drove a nice car, lived in a fine home, or better yet if he was able to "make it rain," that was satisfaction enough. As far as the men, as long as she had a car, maybe a job, or had enough money to pay for her "own drink in the club," then ... everything was good. Lastly, what disturbed her most was there are so many people sitting in the church pews each Sunday masking their hurt, because of the stigma associated with this epidemic, and yet the one place they feel most comfortable is the one place that leaves them feeling so alone. 2010, Chizellé landed on the literary scene with authority, and it was with great fortitude that she penned her debut novel, "The Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Diamond," in which her life experiences have allowed her to grab hold and take nothing less, realizing she is a Diamond!

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The Fearfully And Wonderfully Made Diamond

Posh Manhattan investment advisor Victoria Diamond Cartiér lives a life of ultimate success: owning an affluent estate in Harlem's Hamilton Heights district, working near the famous 5th Avenue, and having the love of her devoted husband Malcolm. But when Victoria discovers that her marriage is a lie, she uncovers a deadly horror that may threaten her belief in healing, second chances at love with Marcel, and God's providence over her diamond life. Just as Victoria, have you ever asked the question, "God where are you?"

His Grace, His Blood, His Mercy!

Victoria Diamond Bouviér is back, and this time she gets way more than she bargains for. Between her husband Marcel, and her daughter Gabrielle, a thirteen year old/twenty one year old child prodigy, life has become a never ending cycle. While trying to balance love, life, and health, once again Victoria gets caught in a web that leads to a trail of lies, and deceit. It's been said what is done in the dark will always come to light. Generational curses can be deadly! With her bestie Lucy by her side, will Victoria ever learn that with God anything is possible? IJS ...

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Chizellé the book is awesome!!! I can barely put it down. I can't wait to tell everyone about it! - Nicole Davenporte Fields

Words can not express how proud of you I am. This book has been a blessing, as it was both great and knowledgeable. Read it in 2 days and could not put it down! If someone is looking for an outstanding book to read this is the one for you. – Ta'Marra Branch Lawson

The Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Diamond gets 5 stars and should be a movie! I have not read a book other than the bible in years. I could not put this book down. - Leslie Jenkins

The Fearfully And Wonderfully Made Diamond" is one of the best novels I've read in a long time! I just wanted you to know God has deposited a powerful gift within you, and I am glad to say this is only the beginning of the birthing of something great! - Connie Polk-Howard

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Did You Know?

  • Posted by: Chizellé T. Archie
  • December 20, 2014

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is the virus that can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS. Unlike some other viruses, the human body cannot get rid of HIV. That means that once you have HIV, you have it for life. About 50,000 people get infected with HIV each year.  In 2010, there were around 47,500 new HIV infections in the United States. About 1.1 million people in the United States were living with HIV at the end of 2010, the most recent year this information was available. Of those people, about 16% do not know they are infected.

Did You Know?

  • Young people aged 13–29 accounted for 39% of all new HIV infections in 2009.
  • With regard to youth, HIV disproportionately affects young gay and bisexual men and young African Americans.
  • All young people should know how to protect themselves from HIV infection.

New HIV Infections (Ages 13–29 Years)

  • In 2009, young persons accounted for 39% of all new HIV infections in the US. For comparison's sake, persons aged 15–29 comprised 21% of the US population in 2010.
  • Young MSM, especially those of minority races and ethnicities, are at increased risk for HIV infection. In 2009, young MSM accounted for 27% of new HIV infections in the US and 69% of new HIV infections among persons aged 13–29. Among young black MSM, new HIV infections increased 48% from 2006 through 2009.

HIV and AIDS Diagnoses2 (Ages 13–24 Years)

  • An estimated 8,294 young persons were diagnosed with HIV infection in 2009 in the 40 states with long-term HIV reporting, representing about 20% of the persons diagnosed during that year.
    • Seventy-five percent (6,237) of these diagnoses occurred in young people aged 20–24 years. Indeed, those aged 20–24 had the highest number and rate of HIV diagnoses of any age group (36.9 new HIV diagnoses/100,000 people).
  • In 2009, young blacks accounted for 65% (5,404) of diagnoses of HIV infection reported among persons aged 13–24 years.

New HIV Infections (Aged 55 and Older)

  • Of an estimated 47,500 new HIV infections in 2010, 5% (2,500) were among Americans aged 55 and older. Of these older Americans:
    • 36% (900) of new infections were in white men, and 4% (110) were in white women;
    • 24% (590) of new infections were in black men, and 15% (370) were in black women;
    • 12% (310) of new infections were in Hispanic/Latinob men, and 4% (100) were in Hispanic/Latino women
  • Americans aged 50 and older have many of the same HIV risk factors as younger Americans.
  • Persons aged 55 and older accounted for 19% (217,300) of the estimated 1.1 million people living with HIV infection in the United States in 2010.
  • Older Americans are more likely than younger Americans to be diagnosed with HIV infection later in the course of their disease

HIV and AIDS Diagnoses and Deaths

  • In 2011, people aged 50-54 represented 47% (3,951) of the estimated 8,440 HIV diagnoses among people aged 50 and older in the United States. From 2008-2011, the estimated annual numbers and rates of HIV diagnoses in this aged group remained relatively stable.
  • In 2010, the estimated rate (per 100,000 people) of HIV diagnoses for older blacks was 41.6, which was nearly 11 times the estimated rate for whites (3.9) and nearly 3 times the estimated rate for Hispanics/Latinos (15.4) in 46 states with confidential, name-based reporting.
  • From 2007-2010, the estimated annual numbers of diagnosed HIV infections attributed to male-to-male sexual contact increased among men aged 50 and over (in 46 states with confidential, name-based HIV reporting).
  • In 2011, people aged 50 and older accounted for 24% (7,771) of the estimated 32,052 AIDS diagnoses in the United States.
  • Of the estimated 19,343 deaths among people living with diagnosed HIV infection in the United States in 2010, 10,244 (53%) were among people aged 50 and older. In 2010, HIV was the 10th leading cause of death among men and women aged 50-54.

A growing number of people aged 50 and older in the United States are living with HIV infection. People aged 55 and older accounted for almost one-fifth (19%, 217,000) of the estimated 1.1 million people living with HIV infection in the United States in 2010.

  • As of the end of 2010, one in four people living with a diagnosis of HIV infection in the United States were women.
  • Black/African American women and Latinas are disproportionately affected by HIV infection compared with women of other races/ethnicities.
  • New HIV infections among black/African American women decreased in 2010
  • Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (referred to here as MSM) are more severely affected by HIV than any other group in the United States.
  • Among all MSM, black/African American MSM bear the greatest disproportionate burden of HIV.
  • From 2008 to 2010, HIV infections among young black/African American MSM increased 20%.

 

How is it spread?

Only certain fluids—blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), rectal fluids, vaginal fluids, and breast milk—from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These fluids must come in contact with a mucous membrane or damaged tissue or be directly injected into the bloodstream (from a needle or syringe) for transmission to possibly occur. Mucous membranes can be found inside the rectum, the vagina, the opening of the penis, and the mouth.
In the United States, HIV is spread mainly by

  • Having unprotected sex (sex without a condom) with someone who has HIV.
    • Anal sex is the highest-risk sexual behavior. Receptive anal sex (bottoming) is riskier than insertive anal sex (topping).
    • Vaginal sex is the second highest-risk sexual behavior.
    • Having multiple sex partners or having other sexually transmitted infections can increase the risk of infection through sex.
  • Sharing needles, syringes, rinse water, or other equipment (works) used to prepare injection drugs with someone who has HIV.
  • HIV is not spread by day-to-day contact in the workplace, schools, or social settings. HIV is not spread through shaking hands, hugging, or a casual kiss. You cannot become infected from a toilet seat, a drinking fountain, a door knob, dishes, drinking glasses, food, cigarettes, pets, or insects.
  • HIV is not spread through the air, and it does not live long outside the body.

Prevention

“PrEP” stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. The word “prophylaxis” means to prevent or control the spread of an infection or disease. The goal of PrEP is to prevent HIV infection from taking hold if you are exposed to the virus. This is done by taking a pill that contains two HIV medications every day. These are the same medicines used to stop virus growing in people who are already infected.

PrEP medication is not injected into the body and does not work the same way as a vaccine. You will take a pill every day by mouth. The medication that was shown to be safe and to help block HIV infection is called “Truvada” (pronounced tru vá duh). Truvada is a combination of two drugs (tenofovir and emtricitabine). These medicines work by blocking important pathways that the HIV virus uses to set up an infection. If you take Truvada as PrEP daily, the presence of the medication in your bloodstream can often stop the HIV virus from establishing itself and spreading in your body. If you do not take the Truvada pills every day, there may not be enough medicine in your bloodstream to block the virus.

 

How to tell if you are infected?

The only way to know if you are infected with HIV is to be tested. You cannot rely on symptoms to know whether you have HIV. Many people who are infected with HIV do not have any symptoms at all for 10 years or more. Some people who are infected with HIV report having flu-like symptoms (often described as “the worst flu ever”) 2 to 4 weeks after exposure. Symptoms can include:

  • Fever
  • Enlarged lymph nodes
  • Sore throat
  • Rash

These symptoms can last anywhere from a few days to several weeks. During this time, HIV infection may not show up on an HIV test, but people who have it are highly infectious and can spread the infection to others.

However, you should not assume you have HIV if you have any of these symptoms. Each of these symptoms can be caused by other illnesses. Again, the only way to determine whether you are infected is to be tested for HIV infection. For information on where to find an HIV testing site,

  • Visit National HIV and STD Testing Resources and enter your ZIP code.
  • Text your ZIP code to KNOWIT (566948), and you will receive a text back with a testing site near you.
  • Call 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) to ask for free testing sites in your area.

Resources

Center for Disease Control                                 www.cdc.gov/hiv
The Body                                                            www.thebody.com

All statistics from the center of Disease Control, HIV/AIDS Surveillance 2007

 

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