Turkey Noodle Soup

By |October 31st, 2012|

A twist on an old classic soup...

What Should I Do About Shin Splints?

By |October 29th, 2012|

What are shin splints? What causes them? How do I prevent them? How do I heal them?

Grilled Wild Salmon

By |October 25th, 2012|

A grilled wild salmon with cilantro and chives!

Returning Home

By |October 25th, 2012|

I made the awful - awful, awful, awful - decision to return back home to Indiana. I was basically leaving Miami in the middle of their cold snap, only to travel up North for a cold snap that actually involves snow. Really, this was a horrible idea. The last time I saw my Mother, I [...]

The Superman

By |October 25th, 2012|

Hey, we're all about booty exercises, right? :)

BGG2WL In The Washington Post!

By |October 25th, 2012|

Check out the article on A Black Girl's Guide To Weight Loss in the Washington Post!

Spicy Ginger-and-Orange Chicken with Broccoli

By |October 23rd, 2012|

Broccoli, red peppers, chicken and orange slices coated with an amazing orange-ginger sauce!

Now That I’m Clean Eating, What Can I Cook?

By |October 23rd, 2012|

If you're used to just microwaving (or frying up something from the freezer), don't sweat it. I've got a few recipes on hand (on this site - a formerly neglected area of the site, I will admit) that will help you get it done. That's [...]

What Does An Overweight Surgeon General Mean To America?

By |October 23rd, 2012|

This morning, ABC News graced my monitor with this interesting little tidbit of information about how people are responding to President Obama's nominee for the position of Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin. Namely, the fact that she appears to be overweight in her photographs, assumedly a size 18 or 20 in clothing and guesstimated at [...]

Baked Ziti

By |October 18th, 2012|

A nice, quick and easy traditional pasta casserole dish!

“Don’t Lose Any Weight.. I Love A Big Fine Woman!”

By |October 16th, 2012|

How do you deal with a significant other telling you that you shouldn't lose weight?

The History of The “Big Meal” And Why It Made Us Fat

By |October 15th, 2012|

Because sometimes... tradition stands to be questioned.

DC/MD/VA, Come Work Out With BGG2WL and the U.S. Army!

By |October 11th, 2012|

Wanna see just how #ArmyStrong you ​really​ are? Want to get in a work out this weekend... ​for free...by a U.S. Army Drill Sergeant?​ Want to meet ​me​, and show your support for BGG2WL?

Clean Dirty Rice

By |October 11th, 2012|

A clean version of dirty rice!

Q&A Wednesday: Working Out Makes Me Hungry! Help!

By |October 11th, 2012|

Q: My hunger has increased a lot. I don't know if it's hormones or what. Is this normal? Should I eat more?

Saving Money On Groceries: Go Weekly!

By |October 11th, 2012|

How often do you go grocery shopping? Do you tend to go every other day, picking up what you're cooking for the night? Do you just grab something cooked from the store and eat it there? Or, do you go every two weeks when payday comes? Regardless of which one you choose, they're all wrong [...]

The Importance Of A Strong Support System

By |October 9th, 2012|

The value of a support system to help you through the rough patches, and how mine is helping me through now.

The MiBra Winner Announced, Sports Bra Chat & How You Can Get Your Own For Cheap!

By |October 3rd, 2012|

The winner of the MiBra giveaway is announced, and a little sports bra chat!

Fat Girls In The Media: Celebrating Obesity?

By |October 3rd, 2012|

Your very presence is telling young girls that it's okaaaaaaaaay to be overweight...

More Than 1.4 Million Families Living On $2 A Day Or Less

By |October 3rd, 2012|

A USA Today article discussing the number of people living off of $2 per day.