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Queria Compartir Estos Pensamientos Con Todos Ustedes

(Cree en ti son importar las pruebas que tengas que vivir)

Me caigo ... pero siempre voy a levantarme! Puedo llorar ... pero me limpiare las lágrimas y seguire amando a mi projimo. pueda que este o estaba viviendo momentos oscuros donde me sentía qu...

AIDS Is a Bitch: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
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AIDS Is a Bitch: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"I am a strong fighter. We all need to continue fighting! I may feel like shit now, but tomorrow is another day -- and at least I have medicine, and a person next to me that has my back."

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My Birthday Is Here! A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"In a few days, I will be 40 YEARS OLD and 24 years living with HIV! When I was ... diagnosed one week after my 18th birthday, on April 18, 1991, IT WAS A DEATH SENTENCE! ... I wrote in my Hello Kitty diary that max I would live to see 28 and that is...

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Mi Cumpleaños Esta Aqui

DIOS MIO!! en unos dias cumplo 40 anos de edad!!! y 24 anos con el virus del VIH! cuando me infecto mi primero novio en 1989 a mis 16 anitos y fui diagnosticada una semana despues de mi cumpleanos numero 18 en Abril 18,1991. ESTO ERA UNA SENTENCIA DE...

Four Strikes Against Me, but I Am Not Out! A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
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Four Strikes Against Me, but I Am Not Out! A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"I am a Latina, HIV positive, a lesbian and a woman! ... Many know the struggles that we go through if we [are in] any of these categories, with stigma and discrimination. Imagine having these four (strikes) working against you and still trying to sh...

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Life's Ups and Downs: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"The older I am getting, the wiser and more patient I am becoming. One thing I do know is: Nothing lasts forever -- good or bad things -- so live the moment. And if you feel sad, look for someone to talk to -- a friend, counselor, significant other. ...

Some of My Beauty Secrets/Algunos de Mis Trucos de Belleza: A Bilingual Video Blog by Maria T. Mejia Img
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Some of My Beauty Secrets/Algunos de Mis Trucos de Belleza: A Bilingual Video Blog by Maria T. Mejia

For Any Type of Hair!

The best oils to make your hair grow long and strong are combinations of oils like mustard oil, black castor oil, almond oil, peppermint oil, coconut oil, argan oil and many more. Check out my video blog to see what I do to kee...

My Perspective of PrEP (Truvada) as a Method to Prevent HIV Infection: A Video Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
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My Perspective of PrEP (Truvada) as a Method to Prevent HIV Infection: A Video Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"People living with HIV are not adherent to their medication all the time, because of the side effects that the HIV medications give us. Why would someone that's already healthy put toxic medications in their body? ... If I could do without these HIV...

Maria and Lisa's Bilingual Video Blog (Our Detox Juicing Recipe): A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
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Maria and Lisa's Bilingual Video Blog (Our Detox Juicing Recipe): A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

Hi everyone. Below is a bilingual video of my partner, Lisa, and I describing another one of the healthy juices we make -- this one is a detox juice. I also talk about the vitamins and supplements I am taking right now. Just remember to talk to your ...

Lisa and Maria's Video Blog -- Healthy Eating and Juicing: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
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Lisa and Maria's Video Blog -- Healthy Eating and Juicing: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

I have always been asked how I keep myself looking young and fit and [how] I rarely get sick. Also, many people ask me about my skin and hair. So now I will let you in [on] what I do and what I take.