30 de mayo de 2014
ACTUALIZACION DE MEDICAMENTOS: Algunos saben que tome el medicamento Trizivir por 10 anos. Esta era una buena medicina, pero note que mis células rojas estaban engrandecidas en los laboratorios y decidí cambiar el régimen de medicinas. Siempre he tenido mucha adherencia, pero le dije a mi medico que quería cambiar al medicamento Atripla y estuve en este régimen por casi 4 anos. El medicamento Atripla me sirvió mucho, pero necesitaba cambiar el medicamento por es Sustiva que tiene el Atripla y sus efectos en el sistema nervioso. Entonces hable con mi medico y le dije que me cambiara a Tivicay y Truvada. Empecé anoche y no tuve absolutamente ningún efecto secundario o como me sentía cuando despertaba, con la cabeza embotada. Dormí muy bien y esto es algo súper bueno para mi!!! Sigue tus instintos.
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Time to Show My Face and Take the Stigma Away
Maria T. Mejia
I am a 37-year-old Colombian female who lives in Miami, Florida. I've been positive for 20 years. Although almost all my life I've been in long-term relationships with HIV-negative men, I am happily married to a woman who is wonderful and caring. We have been together almost three years and she is HIV negative. I have no children but we will look into having! I am an activist, a peer educator, a caregiver. I volunteered for the Red Cross in education for the Hispanic HIV community and also the American community. I was a pre- and post-test counselor. I have spoken in many conferences and done a lot of outreach in the community, especially in the schools for prevention and education. It is part of my everyday life to educate everyone I can on this subject. Being HIV positive is nothing to be ashamed about! We are strong women, and we will take away all the stigmas slowly but we have to open up.
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