What did I learn? That depression might be more familiar than I thought to me... it might be more familiar than you think to YOU, too.
"...died from fat clots that caused her organs to fail by blocking her arteries, Miami-Dade coroners concluded in an autopsy report."
Take deep breaths, relax, and accept that the added pressure and shame for not having snapped back will not motivate you. It might actually do harm.
Q: I just had a baby by emergency C- Section. I was told by the doctors no lifting and I can only do limited cardio. What u would suggest I do?
One black woman's bout with post-partum depression, and how she is evolving from 'strong black woman' into 'resilient black woman.'
Q: Can you help me understand what it means to be healthy while pregnant?
The lawsuit alleged the company lied about its products' ability to burn fat. The company settled the $5 million class action lawsuit out of court.
"Working out deprives your baby of nutrients!" or "Lifting your arms above your head too much will result in the umbilical cord wrapping around the baby's neck!" or even "That baby's bouncing up and down against all your organs in there!" and beyond...
So many of you talked about how you'd 'fallen off the wagon,' and how you regretted it. Here's how to hop back on the wagon, and stay there.
After one failed attempt and one successful attempt at breastfeeding, here's everything I learned to help you achieve success when you give it a shot.
The story of my second child, otherwise known as Baby Sprout.
Everything you need to know about abdominal separation and getting rid of that post-partum belly pooch.
A Black Girl's Guide to Weight Loss stands staunchly against fat-shaming of any kind, and advocates for support and encouragement of all people to make their own choices for their lives sans pressure.
Your waist trainer causes UTIs, incontinence, temporary heart failure, indigestion, high blood pressure, nerve damage, and more. Read how inside.
Q: No matter what I try the scale does not budge. The only result I get is that my milk production plummets until I resume my "normal" eating routine. Help!
You sound like an idiot when you start your little rant about how black women 'don't work out.' We do, and we'd appreciate it if you stopped the nonsense.
Tips for avoiding excessive weight gain during pregnancy, and how to enjoy your pregnancy without the added stress.
Q: I want to lose several breast cup sizes, but I don't know which method I want to take - breast reduction or exercise. Can you please provide any insight?
Q: Did you have any unhealthy pregnancy cravings you had to deny yourself??
Lots of people have snarked - lovingly, I presume - that I "lost all that weight for nothing." Today, I address that concern.