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Black Does Crack: The Accelerated Aging of the Black Woman

“The only thing, no matter how long you live; that is truly yours, is your body”J. California Cooper The current state of Black women can be defined as looking good on the outside, while feeling bad on the inside. We have the hair, nails, lashes, makeup, clothes, shoes, and bags, and we are killing it! … Continue reading Black Does Crack: The Accelerated Aging of the Black Woman

Black Health IS Resistance

“There are many issues facing the African American community, but if we don’t have our health, not much else matters” In the wake of the heinous violation of our community, and the subsequent murder of 10 Black individuals at the hands of a white supremacist in Buffalo, NY, the burdensome question I ask myself is, … Continue reading Black Health IS Resistance

CoSigned by One of the best: The Forward to The Black Girl’s guide to intermittent fasting and nutriton

Edward Williams, Physician Assistant, who I call the "Malcolm X of Health" has written the forward to my book. I met Eddie via IG in 2018. He happened across one of my posts where I discussed the ancestors and he DM'd me (felt more like an interrogation lol) about my health and wellness endeavors. After … Continue reading CoSigned by One of the best: The Forward to The Black Girl’s guide to intermittent fasting and nutriton

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They Lied: Eggs are Not Healthy

"It is easier to change a man's religion than to change his diet."Margaret Mead I always cringe when I hear people say they are going to start eating “healthy”, and suddenly eggs, boiled eggs specifically climb to the top of the list of healthy foods to consume for breakfast, lunch, and snacks. This is by … Continue reading They Lied: Eggs are Not Healthy

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Tackling Childhood Obesity in the Black Community

May we raise our babies with our indigenous love, rather than with our colonial pain”@indigenousmotherhood You know the saying, “When white folks catch a cold, Black folks get pneumonia?” The same can be said when discussing childhood obesity. Childhood obesity rates grew 50% between 1986 and 1998 for white American children, but a whopping 120% … Continue reading Tackling Childhood Obesity in the Black Community

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If Everything Is Bad For You, What Can I Eat?

"It is easier to change a man's religion than to change his diet."Margaret Mead I recently posted a reel with the title, "3 foods They say are health foods but aren't". One person commented, "Then what CAN we eat? It's exhausting trying to figure out what to eat if everything you eat someone says is … Continue reading If Everything Is Bad For You, What Can I Eat?

They Get Rich, We Stay Sick: The Vicious Cycle of the US Healthcare System

“Our profitable disease care system doesn’t want you to die. It doesn’t want you to get well. It just wants you to keep coming back”Escape Fire Movie The US Healthcare System The US healthcare system is rampant with racism, and is a direct reflection of the structural, systemic, and institutional racism embedded in the fabric … Continue reading They Get Rich, We Stay Sick: The Vicious Cycle of the US Healthcare System

Melanin Rich Wellness: The Benefits of an Enema

As a Holistic Health Practitioner, my health and the health of my community is my number one priority. I am always looking for ways to improve my health and optimize the functioning of my body, particularly the systems that are designed to remove toxins and waste from the body… I’ll just cut to the chase. … Continue reading Melanin Rich Wellness: The Benefits of an Enema

The Black Woman’s Womb, The White Man’s Playground: The Truth About Hysterectomies

“History, despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage need not be lived again”Maya Angelou Hysterectomies run in my maternal line. My grandmother, mother and aunt have all had partial or full hysterectomies. And no one seems to think it’s a big deal. They appear to be just as insignificant as … Continue reading The Black Woman’s Womb, The White Man’s Playground: The Truth About Hysterectomies

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One of the Best Kept Secrets in Medicine

“America’s health care system is neither, healthy, caring, nor a system”Walter Cronkite By definition, a secret is, “something that is kept unknown or unseen by others” or “something taken to be a key to a desired end.” The US Health Care System has kept us mentally paralyzed when it comes to making decisions about what … Continue reading One of the Best Kept Secrets in Medicine