Follow Us
https://www.thebody.com/author/maria-t-mejia

Latest by Maria T. Mejia

#HIV and #LOVE (My Story of Love and Disclosure): A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
Personal Stories

#HIV and #LOVE (My Story of Love and Disclosure): A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"I feel blessed that after all these years living with my diagnosis and thinking about the journey and what I thought when I was initially diagnosed (I'll NEVER GET MARRIED), I have been blessed with a wife so loving and attentive to me," Maria T. Me...

El #VIH y el #AMOR (Mi Historia de Amor y Divulgar) Img
Personal Stories

El #VIH y el #AMOR (Mi Historia de Amor y Divulgar)

El amor, qué hermoso es! Esto es tan importante para las personas que viven con el VIH / SIDA tener a alguien que te ame y puede ver más allá de la enfermedad, es decir si son VIH negativas ... Me siento bendecido de que después de todos estos años d...

Survivor's Guilt/PTSD/Anxiety/Depression: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
Personal Stories

Survivor's Guilt/PTSD/Anxiety/Depression: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

Maria T. Mejia discusses the difficulties of long-term survivors, after "so many years of hiding in shame, feeling worthless, having the fear of dying."

My Depression, Trauma, HIV and Getting Help: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
Viewpoints

My Depression, Trauma, HIV and Getting Help: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"After participating in the Greater than AIDS campaign, I had an aha moment and even though I went down and broke down this helped me to ask for help!" Maria says.

This Message Is for All HIV-Negative People: A Video Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
News

This Message Is for All HIV-Negative People: A Video Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

With his disclosure that he is living with HIV, Charlie Sheen brought back the passion in Maria Meija, helping her realize how much ignorance and stigma continues.

#USCA2015 (My Thoughts and Feelings and Most Importantly the Love I Felt): A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
Personal Stories

#USCA2015 (My Thoughts and Feelings and Most Importantly the Love I Felt): A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

Energized by the 2015 U.S. Conference on AIDS, Maria Mejia calls for other Latinas to stand up and unite in this fight.

Recap 2014/2015: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
Personal Stories

Recap 2014/2015: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

Video blogger Maria T. Mejia talks about how changing your thoughts can improve your wellbeing in a bilingual video sharing what's happened in her life in 2014, and what's to come.

Transformation: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
Personal Stories

Transformation: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"This is the physical transformation I had," blogger and advocate Maria Mejia writes, sharing snapshots ranging from her challenging childhood, through her HIV diagnosis as a teenager in a gang, to the woman she has become.

Transformación Img
Personal Stories

Transformación

Este artículo era publicado originalmente en el 5 de noviembre 2014.

Esta fue la transformación física que tuve.

Primera foto tenia era una niñita que se sentía amada por su madre y querida. ¡Al mismo tiempo esa niñita estaba siendo abusada sexualm...

#PWNSpeaks (Went, Broke Down and Then Got Uplifted): A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
Personal Stories

#PWNSpeaks (Went, Broke Down and Then Got Uplifted): A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

Blogger Maria Mejia recounts her experience at a herstoric national leadership summit for women living with HIV.