MariaHIVMejia's picture
So yeah! I was looking forward to a nice relaxing day! Away from everything...just a place where they could pamper me...release some stress. YES! The beauty salon...yay...getting my hair done, my...
Submitted on : Feb 14, 2011
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I am ready to show my face for many reasons! After the cycles that we go through with HIV/AIDS...the denial, realizing I was not dying after all...came the shame and hiding. I also started with the...
Submitted on : Jan 26, 2011
MariaHIVMejia's picture
Yes, many may think there is nothing positive in being positive...but as I have always been taught, and believe, even from something bad or tragic, we can find something good, something to learn from...
Submitted on : Dec 16, 2010
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I have young daughters – ages 6 and 8. So, I no longer have the luxury of simply brushing by them with my red ribbon and saying, “It’s World AIDS Day. This year the theme is Universal Access and...
Submitted on : Dec 1, 2010
bee2art's picture
I often read the blogs where women have found empowerment by revealing their status and becoming involved as AIDS activists. I admire all of you who are so honest. The mere thought of sharing mine...
Submitted on : Nov 17, 2010
Elaine's picture
When I was diagnosed HIV positive, I didn’t know who to tell or how to tell. After disclosing to my immediate family and friends it felt like weight had been lifted off of me and I realized that...
Submitted on : Nov 11, 2010
jae001's picture
Another year another walk. It is so nice to see the same faces year after year. It is so nice because this means treatment works! People are living with HIV/AIDS. They are living full lives! I was so...
Submitted on : Oct 25, 2010
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For some reason, every time I sit down to write my blog over the last couple weeks, I get very upset, emotionally and physically. I literally begin to feel sick to my stomach. My mind races of...
Submitted on : Oct 11, 2010
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I lost a friend last week; someone, like me, who battled HIV and other illnesses for a very long time. He was an amazing person who was there when you needed him. He never complained of his own...
Submitted on : Aug 30, 2010
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For the first time, I participated in an AIDS Walk. Honestly, it was a bit surreal. I thought I’d feel very nervous and uncomfortable, but it quite the opposite. I felt at ease. I felt accepted. For...
Submitted on : Aug 2, 2010

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