When it comes to changing our lifestyle for the better, sometimes the biggest hurdle we face can be mental. Here, let’s discuss those hurdles and how we can overcome them together!
Reminiscing on the days when I used to eat 7-layer nacho dip for breakfast. That's right. 7-layers.
For our first series ever, Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss will be explaining calorie counting, and ways to win the war. This is post 6 of the series - post 1, Defining The Basics of Calorie Counting, can be found here. Comments are always welcomed, and questions will always be answered to the best [...]
Y'know, I often wonder just how much of our body issues as women come from men. Trying to attract men... or trying to keep a man... or trying to please a man. This isn't some man-hating thesis... I love my men just as much as the next hetero chick (or gay dude, for that matter) [...]
I'm a firm believer in natural progression. I believe that there is no single catalyst to force a woman to begin to commit to her health. I believe there is no such thing as waking up and saying, "Yup, today will be the day that I do this thing." It just doesn't happen that way. [...]
You know, I get it. If I'm having a long day, I may forget to eat. That hunger hits me. I wander over to the donut table in the break room. I take the first bite... and the angels sing. The chain of events is something like this: The problem presents itself. I [...]
Is there any reason for a woman to refrain from dating while losing weight?
My thoughts on addiction, coping and grieving, as brought on by the passing of Whitney Houston.
As society strives to accommodate a country increasing in size, could this be cause for concern for those of us trying to lose or maintain?
Consider this my collective screaming, shouting, and fussing because y'all just know you are wrong.
The idea of being "motivated" into some giant whirlwind of fitness... does not work for everyone.
"The easier it is to acquire something, the more likely I am to eat it..."
"...value my needs just as much as the needs of those who depend on me."
This proves what I believed a long time ago: self-control, the ability to overlook instant gratification and complete the task at hand… these things are not innate…
A crash course in identifying and defeating emotional eating.
The YBF got wind of an upcoming In Touch magazine article where Beyoncé (one of my personal favorites, sue me) and her trainer discuss her methods for motivation in fitness and weight loss. “She is performing the best shows of her life and her body looks amazing,” her trainer and author of Power Moves, Marco [...]
"People who want to lose weight have low self-esteem. Why can't they just stay the way they are?"
A short rant on the development of self-confidence as it applies to weight loss.
There's a legitimate scientific reason why you just can't put those cookies down. Read on to learn about the system that keeps you from developing self-control.