Health and Fitness

Five Ways to Fight the Flu!

Written by Nicole J. Spooky season just passed and Halloween now behind us. Thanksgiving is up next. Christmas, though the decorations have been up si...
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Whatever you like: T.I., Deyjah and the Duality of...

Introduction T.I., a notorious rapper turned “black elder and pundit” decided to open his dutty, stank, rancid, ugly fat trap once more to announc...
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Hymens don’t determine virginity, TI!

Written by Nicole J.   In today’s episode of boundary crossing, we have noted alleged cheater and rapper, TI, revealing that he attends yearly ...
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He’s Just Not That Into You: The Case of Angela ...

Thanks to Nic and Christelyn, I have been challenged to expand my writing repertoire beyond my weekly interviews. While I will still be interviewing c...
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Should we normalize obesity?

Written by Nicole J. I’ve got a radical suggestion that might make it a little easier to exist as a black woman of a certain size.   Normalize ...
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Abstinence: Antiquated or Awesome?

Written by Nicole J. Last week I talked a quite a bit about sexual health among black women, from tips to prevent getting HIV, to why unprotected sex ...
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HIV Prevention Tips

Written by Nicole J. With straight black women getting featured in HIV medication ads, infection rates in Atlanta rivaling some third world countries,...
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Maternal Mortality and Black Women

Written by Nicole J. Maternal mortality is a hot topic of late, with more light shed on the statistic among black mothers-to-be since Serena Williams ...
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Fitness Equipment Ideas for Your Home Gym

Even though it’s closer to January 2020 than January 2019, there’s still time to make good on your New Year’s Resolution to shed a few pound...
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No Bargaining: You Either Want It Or You Don’t

Earlier this week, I was speaking to a woman who wants to lose about 60lbs. She’s been trying to lose the same 60lbs. for over a year. Even hyperten...
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Black Female Obesity Promotion: A Look at Lizzo

Written by Nicole J. For those of you who might not know, Lizzo, a musician and incredibly talented flautist has been reaching new heights with her ca...
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Just In Time for St. Paddy’s: The No Hangove...

The No Hangover Rules Written by Saran Lawson I’m no doctor. I just have a few years of experience under my belt that can help with those nights you...
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Equipment-Free Exercises To Try in 2019

Written by Nicole J. It’s January, meaning that we are at the height of “new year, new me” season. Getting in shape is chief among New Year Reso...
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I Took MCT Oil for a Week and This is What Happene...

Medium-chain triglycerides, popularly known as MCT oil, has recently become the health food darling. It’s a souped-up form of coconut oil popula...
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