How victim-blaming affects our world, and how we interact with one another.
So... this appeared on my radar last night: In a couple of weeks my mother turns 65.She takes yoga and Zumba every chance she gets and if you sneeze more than twice around her, she'll cook you a pot of collard greens. My mother believes her collard greens can fix just about anything. She has [...]
Quote: "That's money that somebody could be eating with -- a loaf of bread, a gallon of milk."
I have questions... many questions... about the "Black girls don't benefit from exercise the way white girls do" study. Care to help me answer them?
Dr. Oz and his panel asks, is obesity a child abuse situation? I explain my thoughts.
A minor rant about the "A White Girl's Guide To Weight Loss" comments I'm getting...
White lady literally cries about black lady in her yoga class. Wrote a post about it. Like to hear it? Hear it go.
"When you take a shower and you put your fat, nasty body in the shower and by the time you get out, the mirrors are all steamed up so you don’t look at what you did to yourself..."
Marie Claire fails on weight again... and I go off.
The full text from my essay in Uptown Magazine, May 2013
Absolutely not. Here, I'll explain why.
A few additional thoughts on my essay at Salon.
#occupywallstreet, "The 99%," and how our food policy ties into it all.
What we rarely hear about, though, is how 70% of Black men, age 20 or over, are currently overweight. When it comes to high blood pressure, men have the ladies outnumbered...
How persons of color (and the needs of persons of color) are shut out of conversations involving health, wellness and food availability.
'You let your ass get fat over this stupid stuff, and now you can't get a man!'
I know I've said this before, and everyone jumped down my throat... but I don't believe in the concept of "cheating.""Cheat days," "cheat meals," and the like? I don't believe in 'em. It's ok to throw tomatoes at me. I'll just make tomato bisque out of 'em, anyway. I think it's appropriate to [...]