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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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The Truth About Soul Food by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Celia Barbour Published in O, The Oprah Magazine , June 30, 2010. ******** Eating organically, sustainably, and locally is just the latest eco-foodie trend—right? ... Read on »
Recipe: Chicken Salad by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Maybe you are on the fence about the concept of chicken salad. I think I was for the longest time. Whenever I would go anywhere and ch ... Read on »
Try It Tuesdays: Biking! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Try It Tuesdays: Biking! There was a time when I was addicted to spinning (indoor cycling). Living in Atlanta I took a class ever ... Read on »
Apologize to Black Men? by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living OurHealth believes that healthy women, attract healthy men, who create healthy families - ultimately making our communities healthier. We've all been painfully ... Read on »
Celebrate the 4th: Healthy BBQ! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is a must read before firing up the grill. Be safe this holiday. Don't set your eyebrows on fire with sparklers! From Care2 Summer is here at last! And what ... Read on »
Emotional Eating by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Do we feel ourselves up to keep from feeling empty? From the Mayo Clinic – Sometimes the strongest cravings for food happe ... Read on »
Swimsuit Season: Think Outside the Two-Piece by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer I know some people are going to think this is an ongoing theme with me. Dressing to flatter your body…Swimsuit edition. It’s summe ... Read on »
Embrace Your Belly!!! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Kallima, The Brain OurHealth Staff Writer This past weekend I enlisted my sister to supervise a much needed cleaning of my closet. Now you know we all need that p ... Read on »
What is Sar-Coy-Doe-Sis? by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We lost comedian Bernie Mac to complications from pneumonia, but his sister-in-law told People Magazine that his inflammatory lung disease contributed to his death. "He had ... Read on »
it's In the Blood by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Now this baby is working it out! So cute we just had to share. :-) Read on »
How Black Churches Keep African American Women Single and Lonely??? by OurHealth 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The author of this article, Deborah Cooper, bills herself as a "dating expert and advice columnist". We think some of our readers may disagree with some of these points, but ... Read on »
Try It Tuesdays: Swimming! by OurHealth 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Try It Tuesdays: Swimming! I read an unbelievable statistic that up to 60% of African- American children can’t swim. I’m not su ... Read on »
A Time For Pause: What Are You A Slave of Now? by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Take this picture in and read its story. Consider where you are in your life. Consider how far we have come as a people. Think about the choices that you make everyday and a ... Read on »
Mea Culpa: Steelcut Oatmeal by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Let's consider this a mea culpa of sorts for anyone who didn't appreciate the bacon cheddar grits recipe. This oatmeal is so good and so easy. Throw some fresh fruit on top ... Read on »
Bacon Cheddar Grits!!!! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Anonymous OurHealth Staff Writer You have to be really trifling to post a recipe this sinfully bad for you on a website about health, wellness and living right. Ther ... Read on »
Are Your Friends Lying To You? by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Tell the truth and shame the devil... A little over a month ago the ladies over at Black Girls Run posted a review of the ... Read on »
How To Plan a Vegetarian Meal by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The folks over at Herbivoracious clearly understand the dilemma that many of us face when trying to plan a vegetarian meal and they've decided to write this great article to ... Read on »
Blogs We Love: Mop Top Maven by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In a perfect world you would make garlic chicken, bake cupcakes and do it all with flawless hair and style. In reality you can just read about a girl who does all of thi ... Read on »
Memorial Day: Our chance to remember and give thanks by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living "Just because I can take the pain, doesn't mean it doesn't hurt." - Glory A really great read... DONNA BRAZILE | Posted: Friday, May 28, 2010 5:00 am Sour ... Read on »
OurHealth Summa, Summa, Summa Time Challenge! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living From Joe Budden via Twitter, re: Memorial Day Weekend - “This is 1 of those weekends girls wish they had hit the gym hard like they said they would back in Septemb ... Read on »