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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Our Movement \â??müv-ment\ An ongoing, informal group action that is inspired by a passionately shared idea and directed toward positive change. We are trying to shake the stereotypes (YES - black girls run, hike, do yoga, dance salsa, kick box and hell we even SWIM - Holla!)... Full Bio
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OurHealth Relaunch!!!! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living OurHealth Relaunch!!!! New Site Design New Writers New Topics 01/10/2011 Read on »
September: Childhood Obesity Month by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A great new ad campaign is being launched by Anytime Fitness to address Childhood Obesity Month. There is No Childhood Obesity Epidemic - Fitness Club Argues A ... Read on »
A Suitable Mate? by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer A new season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta is set to premiere this fall and they’ve added some new faces to the cast. Set to ... Read on »
Women We Love: Linda Celeste Sims by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Linda Celeste Sims Linda recently performed at The White House at Michelle Obama's tribute to Judith Jamison, choreographer and artistic director of the Alvin Ailey ... Read on »
Mama’s Milk Is Best for Our Health by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Angele W. OurHealth Guest Writer Mama's Milk Is Best for Our Health Growing up I always heard my black mother brag about how my sister and I were health ... Read on »
Medical Moment: High Blood Pressure by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living High Blood Pressure is a scary diagnosis and yet a common diagnosis amongst black women. OurHealth is concerned with the lack of information that people who are actually suf ... Read on »
Fresh Take on Salads by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Summer is almost over, but you still have time to indulge yourself in some of your favorite warm weather fruits and vegetables. ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Paula! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last year OurHealth launched its Healthy Role Model series in an effort to highlight the many black women who are out there everyday making healthy choices, striving for exc ... Read on »
Try It Tuesdays: The World Famous Mud Run!!!! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Morgan D. OurHealth Staff Writer We are surrounded by superwomen. Stop for a moment and think about the amazing feats women in your life are accomplishing! Frie ... Read on »
Blogs We Love: Lorynwilson.com by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living OurHealth recommends reading this honest and courageous blog post - Superwoman Sings the Blues. It's a great step forward when black women can talk about and share ... Read on »
Try it Tuesdays: Barefoot Hiking by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Kallima, The Brain OurHealth Staff Writer I like to hike. And so when I saw an article in my local paper talking about barefoot hiking and how it's taking the ... Read on »
Aretha Franklin- Can We Get Real? by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We at OurHealth once said that Aretha Franklin was above reproach. We were talking about her fashion choices. Then she decided to do the Snickers commercial and we were thin ... Read on »
Tragedy in the Water by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer It's not too late to take the OurHealth challenge and learn how to swim. It's not just about recreation. It can actually be about life ... Read on »
Getting Outdoors by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Before the summer is over we would like to encourage all of our readers to visit a national park, an outdoor recreational area, a natu ... Read on »
Nike Ad by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Do we like this ad and the direction it's going? Read on »
A Farmers Market Near You by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living OurHealth LOVES a great Farmers Market. This time of year is an especially great time to hit up a Farmers Market for some fresh produce, homemade jam and honey and maybe eve ... Read on »
Total Wellness - Shoppers Diet by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer This morning while browsing my favorite style blogs and checking out the “just arrived” section at my favorite online store, I rec ... Read on »
Question of the Day by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This question was asked by OurHealth reader, Angele W. We really have to think about this one. It seems like there could be pros and cons on both sides. What do you think? ... Read on »
Michelle Obama Speaks to the NAACP by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “We are living today in a time where we’re decades beyond slavery, we are decades beyond Jim Crow, when one of the greatest risks to our children’s future is their own healt ... Read on »
Drowing Death - A Teachable Moment by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A few weeks back we issued a challenge to all black women to take swimming lessons and learn how to swim. Stay tuned for a great article from Denise W. At 29 years old she m ... Read on »