Saturday, December 13, 2008


And then you find out that you could’ve prevented this. Not by working out, or eating better. Or even by going to the doctor sooner, but if you would’ve done what you heard that guy say That One Time in that commercial, Or listened to the speeches you’ve heard, or paid attention to December the First or would you not believe what all these people tried to tell you, and continue to put yourself at risk simply for self indulgence…?

I was inclined to re-up my knowledge on HIV/AIDS a few days ago when I found out that the rate for African American women 18 – 25 INCREASED FORTY PERCENT in Dallas and surrounding areas. So for those of you who believe that, because you may not hear about it as much as you once did, or “technology is evolving everyday, so I’m sure they’ve made advancements in the prevention of HIV and AIDS!” mmmm… Nah. Not so much.
Although the research is being done, and advancements are being made, our carelessness is invalidating any progression that has been made on the technical side. To think this is a contained problem within AFRICA, homosexuals, or particular regions of the U.S., your idea of HIV/AIDS is thoroughly misconstrued.

Of all racial and ethnic groups in the United States, HIV/AIDS has hit African Americans the hardest. The reasons are a little distorted, but rather to some of the barriers faced by alot of African Americans. These obstacles include being financially disabled, and negative attitudes, beliefs, and actions directed at people living with HIV/AIDS or directed at people who do things that might put them at risk for HIV.

We have the shortest survival times amongst AIDS patients, and it is Our leading cause of death. If anything else, this is nothing but fuel to My Fire for my campaign: KEEPING YA NUMBERS DOWN!Respect Yaself!” (Limit your number of partners.) Sex is a beautiful thing that should be had… multiple times a day if you got it like that :) But the more partners you have, the more you increase your risk of catching an STD(.)

Avoiding HIV/AIDS is simple, and the info has been instilled in us for YEARS. But if you have forgotten, or would like to re-up your knowledge, go HERE and read slow. Let this shit marinate.

“Respect is an action, not an act…” – CommonSense



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