Maxi Me Turns 15 Today!

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Let me first say that I adore ALL of my babies. But there's something about your first born... Fifteen years ago today the most exquisite … [Read more...]

400 Pound Woman Makes Easy Target for Rupert Murdoch

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By now you might have heard that a 400-pound woman fell six feet through a New York City sidewalk while waiting for the bus. I heard about it on the … [Read more...]

Wanna Get Fit? Eat Like an African Woman.

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That is, eat like an African woman 2.6 million years ago. Last year I committed to reduce my consumption of sugar and processed foods and had dramatic … [Read more...]

Praise the gods!! Word Has it Oxygen is Pulling the Plug on “All My Baby Mamas”

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Whoever said armchair activism doesn't work? Turns out that all the complaining and petition signing has got the producers over at Oxygen scared … [Read more...]

Up for a BB&W Meet Up In New York City Today and Beyond?

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I got a note from NYC Girl this morning with an idea that I'm mad I hadn't thought of yet. "I think it may make sense to encourage some of the blog … [Read more...]

Day Two of the Curly Twist-Out

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Yesterday I sported curly twists and was happy with Day One, but was concerned with how it would look after I'd slept in "the mushroom cloud" all … [Read more...]

Girl, 13, Plunges to Her Death While Begging Boy to Delete Sex Tape

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This from the London Evening Standard: A sexually abused 13-year-old girl slipped to her death in a “ghastly accident” and did not intend to kill … [Read more...]

Question of the Week: “Am I Damaged Goods Because I’m a Single Mother?”

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This question really touched me... Hi Christelyn, I posted a little over a week ago that I had finally gotten your book in the mail. First I would … [Read more...]

Curly Twist-Out How-To

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I'm feeling like the Queen of the Flip-Floppers lately when it comes to my hair. You might remember some time back that I said twist-outs weren't … [Read more...]

(Bonus) Friday Funny: Man Gets Formal Reprimand for Farting on the Job Rescinded

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Imagine this on a Friday afternoon, with only a few hours before the weekend starts, sitting next to a rotund coworker who lets off stinky, sulfuric … [Read more...]