Obesity

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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Should we have more fat black girls on magazine co...

Written by Penelope Farthing The title of a Buzzfeed article crossed my Facebook feed today, and it was certainly an attention grabber. It boldly stat...
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obesity, weight, health, eating, abuse, food habits, nutrition, black women, death, cancer, illness, disease, food choices,

Obesity Wins Again. My Half-Sister Is Dying.

People often wonder why I cover the minefield that is black women and obesity. It stems from experience, watching my mother and half-sister eat, and e...
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black women, eating habits, diabetes, weight loss, nutrition, obesity, stress, lifestyle, diet, organic, gardening,

More Black Women Taking Up the Fight to Tackle Obe...

It’s no secret that some black women have a complicated relationship with food. For some of us, food means love, comfort, safety. When you’...
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New Study Says We Might Look Younger on the Outsid...

I’m sure you’ve heard that black women are resilient and self-confident women that can hold it down even in the worst of circumstances. Yo...
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