I recently vacationed with my family in the Pennsylvania mountains. And while it’s undeniably beautiful, the East Coast is humid as all heck! Since I’m resting my ends to protect my length, I’m always wearing buns or some variation. But as the humidity rises, so do my curls. I’ve tried everything to keep my hairRead More…
THIS makes EVERYTHING worth it.
So, once you get serious about making exercise a regular and non-negotiable part of your new healthy lifestyle, you can’t let a little thing like logistics consistently derail your fitness efforts and cause you to neglect your health.
We hear a lot about how black women are at high risk of of diabetes, cancer and high blood pressure, but not enough attention is being paid to heart disease, which is, surprisingly to many, the number one killer of ALL women, and black women are the most at risk.
Part of why I love blogging is that I can have a valid business excuse for indulging in my product junkism. The following is a collage of things I have in my bathroom right now, much of which is pretty pricey. But here’s the catch…all this stuff actually works, and every single one of these items has rave reviews throughout all the major beauty junctions–Sephora, Makeup Ally, Beauty.com, you name it.
What is it that draws black women towards religion? Is it tradition or desperation?
Did you catch wind of Star Jones doing some cheerleading ra-ra protest about Olivia Pope not being in love with a ‘brotha’? You gotta see…
At first I felt a little betrayed. How DARE you not be “Jason Morgan” anymore? HOW DAAARE YOOOOUUU?!
Why can’t we support and just be happy for each other?
Layers of tomatoes, spinach, cheese and pasta form a rich vegetarian lasagna, tantelizing, tangy, tasty, is a huge hit, and will be at your home too! You can also add meat, or sauteed mushrooms, or even shrimp to this if you so choose to do so.
Amidst all of the hustle and bustle of of Congress’ jumbled talk about gun policy, the black community is yet reminded of the dire consequences associated with untamed gun violence. Since Newtown, the city of Chicago has seen 50 deaths at the hands of gunmen. One of those deaths was the last surviving child of a woman named Shirley Chambers. Her 33-year-old son, Ronnie Chambers (picture right below), was killed while sitting in a parked car.
Hear some real, compassionate talk from a former gastric bypass patient.
Have you ever had these faulty ideas when you started your health and fitness regimen?
Is Israel practicing the same type of racist eugenics done against them during Germany’s Nazi regime?
Speaking of shaming…
And guess why they’re doing that? Because to some degree, SHAME WORKS.
I just stood there in front of my DVD player and television, spellbound. Dressed for practice, and short on time, I nonetheless had to pause for a minute to take it all in, DVD case still dangling in hand.
Just how much are you willing to take on?
Mornings can be really tough on me. Sometimes I wake up with shoulder pain, lower back aches and knee pain. Since I’ve not had any injuries, I’m guessing these aches and pains are from localized inflammation and general strain. My dad had knee problems and needed surgery in his lifetime. Since I’m not a fan of bionic joints, I am determined to get to the source of my morning pain and then work to find a long-term solution that won’t require me filling out prescriptions and loading my liver with ibuprofen. Enter my local farmer’s market health-food guru, Colin. I told him about my morning aches and lethargy and he suggested the MSM Morning Mix.
I’m often the predator, but a young girl couldn’t walk around being plump and juicy without coming to learn about the dreaded neighborhood phenomena known as the DIRTY OLD MAN.
The new season of the STARZ’ show Spartacus: War Of The Damned debuted last night, and it was everything that Spartacus fans have come to expect: Sex, blood, guts, fight scenes, and gorgeous men galore. And, a few not so gorgeous men made an appearance too, but you can look past that.