Health and Fitness Category



Jul 21
2012

Did You Know Black Girls Run?


I hear them talking about it all the time. “I’m running a 5K next month.” Or, “I’m training for the half.” But trust, I am not hearing these words come out the mouths of black women. It’s my co-workers, it’s strangers, it’s Facebook friends, but not black girls. And I think, yeah, that’s great for you and all, but I don’t do that running thing. In fact, talking about running, and marathons is just as…

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Apr 28
2012

Dancing Shoes


I love to dance. In fact, #54 of my 100 Life Goals is to take dance classes every year. Growing up, I took dance classes throughout middle school, and in high school, I danced in all the school musicals. I danced in Charlie and Algernon, and Kiss me, Kate I had a plan to shed my postpartum baby weight. I was going to take jazz classes to burn the calories while having fun. I googled…

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Nov 27
2010

The Hip Infection Part III


This ordeal put hospital stays into perspective for me. My heart goes out to all of those who stay in the hospital. I never want to have that experience again, and as result I have decided that I will sign a DNR to avoid ever having this experience again. It was thoroughly depressing. At one point, I called the operator and asked if there was a place with younger patients, and she told me pediatrics….

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Nov 19
2010

Tastefully Yours


Last weekend we attended a couples cooking class with one of the church’s we’ve been visiting in Texas. We ended up there because of the lovely couple pictured above. I met Leslie while attending MLT’s MBA prep program. Leslie and I work for the same company and she invited to attend the woman’s bible study at her church. I enjoyed the experience, came back for more and signed Hubby and I up for the couples…

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Sep 16
2010

Junk Food


I’ve been working hard to teach Gadget how to make healthy eating choices. It has become a very black and white lesson. Carrots = good, pizza every night for dinner = bad. I was very impressed to realize Gadget had learned the lesson one evening after Hubby explained a dinner conversation between he and the boys. Hubby had made the boys Nutella sandwiches for dinner, and Gadget had never tasted Nutella before. He took one…

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