Your period-related weight gain comes like clockwork, just like your cycle. Read about my favorite app to track it.
Tools For Weight Loss
This round, on my weight loss journey, I rarely check the scale. Here’s what I check instead, and why.
Q&A Wednesday: Am I Going To Be Calorie Counting Forever?
Q: Thing is, I’ve been thinking about the reality of counting every single calorie forever. I never want to be this big again, but how realistic is this?
Q&A Wednesday: Help, I’m Losing Weight but My Booty is Shrinking!
Q: Erika, I finally figured this weight loss thing out. I’m eating clean, I’m working out, but my booty is going away!!! Nooooo!
Q: erika i’ve been trying to lose this weight for so long that i’m starting to think it’s a part of me i’m just going to have to live with. i feel like i’m doing everything wrong and i barely know my up from down in calories anymore. please help me figure this out!!!!!!!!!!
Ahhh, winter. Savory, shivering winter. Eager to get the jump on my winter activity routine, I planned to go for a walk this morning. I grabbed my baby carrier and…
Take an At-Home Yoga Class With Jessamyn, the Internet’s Favorite Yogi
Learn how you can take a yoga class with Jessamyn Stanley, the yoga instructor behind the @mynameisjessamyn Instagram account.
Understanding Calorie Counting: A Final Word
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 –…
Considered Keeping a Food Diary?
One thing that I realized about myself in this journey to lose the weight, was that I needed to address my eating habits. I couldn’t understand what was happening that…
For our first series ever, Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss will be explaining calorie counting, and ways to win the war. Comments are always welcomed, and questions will always…
Hey, Erika – what have been the most helpful and meaningful things you’ve done to keep you focused on your weight loss journey?
Why Exercise Makes You Gain Weight, and How to Change It
Three scenarios that explain how exercise can result in weight gain, and how you can prevent that.
Fitting Clean Eating Into A Busy Life
Today… is Earth Day. A day where we all try to do a little something to help preserve the planet where we live. It’s an opportunity to bring awareness to…
A Black Girl’s Guide to Loose Skin During and After Weight Loss
What causes loose skin, what makes it worse, and what makes it better, from a woman whose lost 170lbs.
Video Vault: What Does 2,000 Calories Look Like?
It’s very rare that we get to see, in all its glory, a real comparison of vegetables stacked up against our – ahem – normal fare.
A question that people often ask me is whether I prefer to work out in the morning or at night. I’ve often quipped that they should just “saddle up and…
Fitness Tracking Tools: 7 Days With the Jawbone UP, What Does A Day’s Worth Of Data Look Like?
An in-depth look at the food journaling, sleep analyzation, exercise calculations and alarm clock components of the Jawbone UP!