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Science has proved it: Some black women are using fat as a shield.
I don’t usually fawn over booze, but…
As everyone know I am the resident fashion and beauty queen here at BB&W and although I love everything beauty and fashion, I want to address another side of the industry, health.
I can’t believe what I’m reading this Sunday morning in the New York Times. Alice Randall wrote in her opinion piece, “Black Women and Fat,” the key reason 4 out of 5 black women are fat is because…get this…THEY WANT TO BE.
“The looks of intimidation and hatred I get are crazy…”
In the April issue of Vogue magazine, Dara-Lynn Weiss details her struggles with putting her overweight daughter on a diet. When a pediatrician told Weiss “we needed to do something” about her daughter’s ballooning weight, Weiss wasted no time in working with the medical professional to devise a plan to get the little girl to lose weight.
“Look ladiesâ€¦The ‘You Go Gurl’ crew is determined to co-sign us right into a life of loneliness, despair and early grave. Black womenâ€¦I want you to be at your prime, in tip-top shape. Someone who doesnâ€™t care would not take the time out to share these things. Please examine the spirit behind ‘You Go Gurl’ factions. This notorious group is interchangeable and can be comprised of any gender, sex, political affiliation or religious background. These are the people who have an interest in maintaining a certain hierarchy.”
Because you asked so nicely…
Black women are being fed (literally and figuratively) a load of bull. Can’t you see that the (fat) joke is on us? “Oh look at the fat black lady! They just LOVE being fat! Go throw her some chicken and watermelon and ask her if she wants to wash my drawers and raise my kids, will you Bob?” *cough* The Help *cough*
Okay ya’ll it’s brag time. Now I can say FOR CERTAIN that the low-carb, low sugar thing-a-ma-jig is working. I started off four weeks about with a 31-inch waist. For someone who organicly leans toward an apple shape, that measurement rocks. I’m thisclose to my bikini bod. I only have 1.5 inches to go until [...]
The surprising link I had with Whitney Houston…
Yep. I went there. I’ve got this chick’s bum pinned to my refrigerator.
Turns out, some my kids listen to me. Sade Ma’at Chis, was listening back when I started the CLICK challenge, and gave those tips about smoothies. In fact, she listened so well, she lost 40 pounds.