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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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Highway to a Husband by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer I wanted to call this post - "Doing the Most", because this woman here is really doing the most and I don't really know how I feel abo ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Flo Allen by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Healthy Role Model: Flo Allen! She Inspires: Flo Allen, the 54 year old mother of NBA superstar Ray Allen, completed the Boston Half Marathon this year. She ran the m ... Read on »
OurHealth Homework by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Get out your pen and papers ladies. We have some homework for you! I saw this posted on Twitter. Terry McMillan suggested that we ma ... Read on »
Imagine You Are The Daughter Of a Supermodel by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We all know the pressure that we have from society to fit in to a certain standard of beauty, but this kind of pressure must be immense. The daughter of supermodel Iman sha ... Read on »
Black Women: All the Rage by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This article was on the front page of The Wall Street Journal last week. When I saw it, I had to do a double take. Really? First Nightline is discussing our dating woes ... Read on »
OurHealth Bookclub! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Women, Food, and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything. By, Geneen Roth Yesterday on a very powerful Oprah, Geneen Roth said: “Women turn to food, when we are ... Read on »
If Running Where a Drug, It Would Be Illegal by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer If Running Were a Drug It Would be Illegal. I read this on runnersworld.com . It is one of the truest things I’ve ever read about ... Read on »
Raising Awareness: Lupus by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer The strength and courage of African–American women is legendary. The burdens we bear. The obstacles we face and overcome. Our ability ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Nikki Henderson! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Healthy Role Model: Nikki Henderson She Inspires: How many times have we heard the excuse – eating healthy is expensive and inaccessible! Well, it’s not actually an e ... Read on »
Try It Tuesdays: Rock Climbing! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Try It Tuesday: Indoor Rock Climbing I’ve actually tried indoor rock climbing one time before. It was almost 10 years ago when my ... Read on »
My Mother-In-Law Calls It Yogurt by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Morgan OurHealth Staff Writer "And He arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm" ... Read on »
Our 100th Follower!!! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We are so excited! The OurHealth blog has gained it's 100th follower! That's big news in the blogosphere and no small feat. It's a commitment to keep the information flowing ... Read on »
Great Ideas: FoodCorps by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In a time where there are so many bad things to say about the direction we are headed in this country with food and health (hello KFC Double Down), it's nice to report on an ... Read on »
Try it Tuesdays: Get yo SPELUNK on by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Kallima, The Brain OurHealth Staff Writer Bruce Wayne : [about the prototype Batsuit] Tear resistant? Bruce Wayne : Why didn't they put it into producti ... Read on »
Road Trip: A Healthy Gir's Worst Nightmare by OurHealth 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Even at home, with a refrigerator full of fruits and vegetables and an organic market on every corner, I have a hard time avoidi ... Read on »
RIP - Dr. Dorothy Height by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Written by, Marian Wright Edelman. A real role model and hero in her own right. We African American Women seldom do just what we want to do, but always what we hav ... Read on »
The Skinny on Skinny by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Morgan OurHealth Staff Writer "Skinny girls get the same diseases as fat girls!" my friend attested over a heated discussion. A recent report says that her belie ... Read on »
Let Me Transform You! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Every super hero needs a secret weapon. I consider myself a super hero of sorts, in my own everyday life I'm just out there battling ... Read on »
Taking Some Time to Smell the Cactus. by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Several months back a couple of us who write for this blog were chattering by email about how tired, stressed and burnt out we were. ... Read on »