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Wed, 07 Oct 2020 22:25:50 +0000
A couple of weeks ago, a popular Instagram account referenced me as a “body positive” woman of color. I very politely thanked them for the inclusion, and snuck back into… The post Does a weight loss blog belong in a list of body positive spaces? Of course not, but… appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Mon, 31 Aug 2020 18:18:18 +0000
Research is showing that diseases largely associated with approaching retirement age are being found well before we would normally expect. Conditions that are normally found in 50 and 60 year olds are being uncovered in younger and younger people. The post Gen X, it’s time to have a serious conversation about your health. appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Mon, 20 Jul 2020 20:44:50 +0000
Perhaps we need to consider that “incel” is, when looked at through a lens that doesn’t merely fixate on white men, a term that includes a lot of the behavior that we see displayed in our community every day. The post It’s time to talk about black male incels. appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 20:40:13 +0000
All across the country, we’re watching communities go through the same thing we went through here in New York, people testing positive for coronavirus disease (or COVID-19), and then the… The post Your state’s approach to ‘re-opening’ tells you whether they believe Black Lives Matter. appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Thu, 28 May 2020 00:11:17 +0000
Recipes are more than roots in a rich family tree still bearing fruit, they’re connection to the people who loved us. That’s more than food—that’s Soul Food. The post No, food is not ‘just food’ in the Black community, and that’s okay. appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Wed, 08 Apr 2020 22:53:40 +0000
It’s too easy to blame Black people’s rates of heart disease and diabetes for the high rate of COVID-19 related mortality. It’s so, so much deeper than that. The post The Empathy Gap: Coronavirus is hitting Black communities harder than anyone else. Of course it is. appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 19:21:42 +0000
My experience with the COVID-19 disease, and why we need to take it as seriously as possible. The post I didn’t take the coronavirus seriously… until I caught it. appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 18:49:46 +0000
People will tell you any old self-hating nonsense about why there aren’t any good grocery stores in the hood. It’s time to learn the truth. The post The Truth About Why There Aren’t Any Grocery Stores in the ‘Hood appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 20:05:52 +0000
Celebrating the decades of work of Jessica B. Harris, a phenomenal author who chronicles the history of Black food culture. The post #BlackCulinaryHistory: Jessica B. Harris, A National Treasure appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:07:41 +0000
There’s been this one thing that has been nagging at me ever since I first saw it, about a year ago: But a study published Tuesday in The Journal of… The post This is What White Supremacy in Medical Research Looks Like appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Tue, 14 Jan 2020 02:41:47 +0000
We can barely get doctors to hear us when we talk about the pain from bones dangling from sockets, or other real and sincere health problems. Doctors are supposed to care about something like our hair? The post Study: Hair care might be barrier to health for black women. Should doctors be talking to us about it? appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Fri, 10 Jan 2020 21:51:02 +0000
Over the years, I’ve become conflicted in discussing celebrities. I didn’t want to feel like I was elevating—actively or passively—one kind of body type over another; and I didn’t want… The post I told y’all almost a decade ago to stop listening to Jillian Michaels. Y’all don’t listen. appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Wed, 02 Oct 2019 16:52:44 +0000
And there are people who will ask, “Well, can’t I just do that on my own, by myself, without surgery?” Of course you can. But if your doctor is scared for your health, and believes you are at severe risk, what decisions will you make, then? It’s certainly not for me to judge. However, there is cause for concern, here. The post I Finally Answer the Question, “What Do You Think About Weight Loss Surgery?” appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Mon, 12 Aug 2019 14:45:57 +0000
For weeks, I watched people across social media argue about whether a man was justified in cheating on his wife because she gained weight. Don’t worry—I’m not interested in talking… The post Marriage, Weight Gain, and The Interchangeable, Replaceable Woman appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:19:07 +0000
On July 19th, 2009, A Black Girl’s Guide to Weight Loss was born. Today, in 2019, it turns ten years old. Almost as old as my child! The post Happy 10th Anniversary, A Black Girl’s Guide to Weight Loss! appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Tue, 09 Jul 2019 01:09:19 +0000
Inside, are ten of my favorite examples of the intense and serious conversations that make A Black Girl’s Guide to Weight Loss so wonderful. The post BGG2WL Turns 10: My Top Ten Favorite Posts appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Mon, 08 Jul 2019 02:13:13 +0000
So, many people say that a Black Ariel is somehow a marketing ploy. I agree! But guess what? So were decades of all-white Disney princesses. The post Of Little Mermaids and Marketing Ploys appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 17:19:52 +0000
I know I’m late on this, but I had to make sure that my kids (!!!) survived the end of the school year before I could seriously take a look… The post No, Chubby Mannequins Aren’t Selling a ‘Dangerous Lie,’ but Shitty Writers Certainly Are appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:04:35 +0000
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Wed, 09 Jan 2019 00:27:54 +0000
We now have a linear connection between addiction and profit. And excessive sugar is how they’re doing it. The post What Vaping Can Teach You About Sugar appeared first on A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog.
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