My personal journey toward better health, and enjoying the benefits of full fitness.
I learned a quick and dirty lesson—well, five of 'em—about not only depression, but the way we talk and think about it.
All about my journey of going completely relaxer-free, my big chop, and my natural hair, the longest it's ever been in my life.
Lots of people have snarked - lovingly, I presume - that I "lost all that weight for nothing." Today, I address that concern.
When you get a phone call that your mother is in the hospital due to a seizure... you just go.
J-Lo, fugitives, and pull-ups. In other words, interesting week!
5 simple little things I learned from running my longest distance to-date.
It's exactly what you think it is.
How loving myself taught me how to love someone else.
The future of A Black Girl's Guide to Weight Loss.
"I can adequately say that I have far more to lose by saying yes, and it makes saying "no" even easier."
So... it's Friday. For those who've been following their hardest since Sunday, you're probably feeling the pinch. You're probably recognizing the way your life has changed - how much more time you devote to food; how different your food tastes; how differently your body feels after you eat; how, ahem... regular you are now from [...]
A year ago today, I weighed 281lbs. I worked out in a gym for six months, and didn't have much to show for it. I mean, yes - some weight loss took place, lots of muscle development took place, but I still felt so defeated. I wanted to lose inches!! I wanted to be smaller! [...]
What's going on with the #bgg2wlarmy this week?
My experience with The Moonwalk NYC Half Marathon, and why I'm suuuper proud of myself.
All about my day on The Dr. Oz Show, and how I achieved far more than 4 minutes of TV time that day.
I can't be the only one out here inspired by the Olympics in a new way post-major weight loss, right?
Join me and follow along as The BGG2WL Army Walks the Walk at MoonWalkNYC!
The story of how I wound up moving to New York City, and learning to love my new home.
I'm really bad about announcing all of the stuff I've got going on. I really should do a better job about sharing with y'all. But, to be fair, this particular thing was such a secret, that I'd gotten used to keeping it to myself... even after it aired on two or three different networks and [...]