Obesity – The No Go Zone

Written by Penelope Farthing In following with this being the season for New Year’s resolutions, this marks my final post about anything to do w...

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Weight-Related Deflection Responses

Written by Penelope Farthing Uh oh, guess who’s back with another weight related blog post…however, since January is the month of recommitting...

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Three Things We Can Leave Behind in 2019

It is 2020! I want to wish you a Happy New Year! May all of life’s blessings come to you and your family. May this be your best year yet! As I m...

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Four Word Mantras to Conquer 2020

Written by Penelope Farthing Happy new year, folks! 2020 is officially here, and that means it is prime time to set those resolutions. Whether it is t...

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Jade and Tom: A New Perspective, Part 2

After I posted a picture of another couple on our social media, Jade and Tom reached out. I am so glad to have had the opportunity to speak with them....

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Rottweilers, Bulldogs, and Black Women

Written by Penelope Farthing Before today, I didn’t know who Ari Lennox was. My first introduction to this beautiful black woman was some idiot on T...

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Ari Lenox Has Thoughts on Black Women Being Compared to Dogs and So Do I

Written by Saran Lawson Civil rights leader, Malcolm X, famously said on May 22, 1962, “The most disrespected person in America is the black woman...

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#LeaveItIn2019 For Black Women

Here we are at the end of yet another year. If you’re reading this, you made it! I’ve noticed that for many people, 2019 was a monster they’d ra...

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Lessons I Learned in 2019

Written by Penelope Farthing With 2019 coming to a close, I have reached my first anniversary at Beyond Black and White. I have made a few friends, fl...

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Can We Talk About The Peloton Controversy?

Trigger Warning Before I begin, I will commence this blog with a trigger warning. This blog post is not suitable for all audiences. We will be discuss...

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Pink Pill for College Girls: Alone is not an insult!

Written by Penelope Farthing Maybe you’ve seen it before. Someone is talking to you about a rough patch they are going through with their partner. I...

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Traditional Swedish Pastries for Christmas

Chef Bob, a contributor to the blog, passed away two years ago. In his memory, we will be sharing some of his recipes. RIP to Chef Bob. Swedish Cinnam...

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