Monday, March 9, 2009

GOODY ROCKS THE RED PUMP!





How well do you know your lovers?

What about the people they were laying with before they were laying with you?

In life, there are few guarantees and knowing your status is one of the most important things you can do for yourself! I have a few friends that have STS (Sexually Transmitted Situations)...you know, the diseases that you cannot take a shot to cure...there isn't a pill big enough to rid you of Herpes...Syphillis...or the biggest one of all...HIV/AIDS...I recently found out that a couple I know is infected with HIV! I was crushed for them! They are reeling from the news and aren't sure how, when, where or from whom they contracted this devastating disease...neither of them knows where to start to begin to process this living tragedy! Notifying past lovers, handling insurance nightmares, telling their friends and families...there isn't a word strong enough to describe the emotional roller coaster these two must be on right now...News like this is something no person ever wants to hear, or be involved in...please pray for them...

This tragedy made me think...made me pray...made me cry...and pray some more...

I know women who think it can't happen to them, but I KNOW better! There is no protection from this epidemic! It is touching married couples, gays, straights, children, the elderly and overwhelmingly WOMEN!

I got an email from LUVVIE asking me to support this movement...and it hit so close to home for me, I had no choice!

KNOW YOUR STATUS!!

Today is NATIONAL WOMEN/GIRLS HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY!

I can't type it enough!!!!

KNOW YOUR STATUS!

Did You Know:

-High-risk heterosexual contact was the source of 80% of the newly diagnosed HIV infections in 2005.

(high risk heterosexual contact is defined as unprotected sex, sex with a man that has sex with men, concurrent sexual relationships, and sex with a person that you know to be infected)

-AIDS is the leading cause of death for African American women aged 25 to 34 and HIV rates among Hispanic women are increasing.

-African American women accounted for 67% of estimated AIDS cases in 2004, but only 13% of the U.S. female population.

-Of the estimated 141 infants perinatally infected with HIV, 91 (65%) were black (CDC, HIV/AIDS Reporting System, unpublished data, December 2006).



ONE MINUTE

Went to my friend's funeral, hoping in peace he now rested...

Growing from a seed to a tree, had worse climate than the rest did...

From age 9, this water sign was abused and molested...

Had hard times but "Jesus walks" is what he'd say like K. West did...

Gave his heart, spirit, mind and his body unprotected…

The catch was this man had 2 lives, showed both sexes affection...

He was on the down low and wasn't fond of protection...

Until he came across this sweetheart, orange moon, bright reflection...

She turned him on to good health and sharing the gift he was blessed with...

Don't ask, don't tell she gave him everything he requested...

Months pass, he's crossing paths, returning to her w/ infection...

She gets a physical and blood test, and then what? Yeah you guessed it!

Honey has full blown AIDS, to make it worse, 2 months pregnant...

She’s in the ground, not breathing now, and her children are neglected…

Meaningful life cut in its prime because she never asked questions!

Protect yourself and your partner’s health, life ends quick when you’re reckless!

Moral of the story, know your status and no latex no sex kid!

When you lay with one, you’re sexing all the people they've slept with…

The realest shit ever spoke…so respect it…GET TESTED!!

© GOODENess 2008

5 comments:

Luvvie said...

Goodie GumDrop!! I heart you THHHIIIIISSSS MUCH! Thank you so much for Rocking the Red Pump!!! :-D Much love!

Luvvie

Monk said...

Great Post!! I've always loved "One Minute" too. I'll spread this on.

thefabulousgiver said...

This was such an inspiring post! Thank you for helping us spread the word and Rocking the Red Pump! We really appreciate it :-)

Karyn

Torrance Stephens - All-Mi-T said...

great icon

samax said...

they just did a study in DC that revealed a 3% infection rate. for the record, 1% is considered an epidemic...

this isn't some third world country, it's a major american city!
be advised...