• Health

    The importance of having #oneconversation.

    Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Talk HIV Valentine’s Day campaign along with Latinos In Tech Innovation and Social Media (LATISM) and Social Lens Research. As always, all opinions are always my own! The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has been found in the United States since at least the 1970s. Since then we have thankfully made many strides forward in our treatment options, but what has not changed as much as society has, is our attitude towards this virus. There is still a stigma attached. Communities, in particular Latino ones, still shy from discussing this within our social circles, and more importantly, within our…

  • Health

    Guest Post: Let Others Become Part of Your Healing Process.

    While I was in Washington, DC last month at the Latinos In Tech Innovation and Social Media Conference (LATISM), I had the chance to mingle with the Top Latin@ Digital Influencers, one of which was kind enough to share this blog post with you all today! Meryland Cuevas is a wonderful woman with an amazing heart and passion to help improve the lives of others. Be sure visit her website to read more gems of wisdom from this amazing woman! I’m happy to share this post below, as always take what resonates with you, and leave the rest.

  • Blog,  Health

    I’m nominated for best Latino Health Blogger!

    Can I just tell you how amazing it was to find out that I was nominated by Latinos In Tech Innovation and Social Media (LATISM) for “Best Latino(a) Health Blogger.” I have been blogging for a few years now, first as a way to share what was going on with my life, and that evolved as I saw a need to talk about health and health disparities particularly with women and minority communities. It’s not always easy to write a post. I try to make them personal, because that is what resonates with me. You may leave yourself open to people critiquing your writing style, judging your lifestyle and so…