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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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Try It Tuesdays: Mieshie Goes Hiking by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Mieshie Jenkins went for it ....BIG ...no bunny hill. She hiked Boyton Canyon in Sedona Arizona - 7 miles, 4 hours, uphill. It was her first time. She ain't no punk. ... Read on »
OurHealth Vacation! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Tomorrow afternoon in Sedona, Arizona, Kallima "The Brain", Morgan "The Rebel" and Vanessa "The Bookworm", will be meeting up with some other lovely ladies for our off ... Read on »
Sociably Raw by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living OurHealth has been hearing a lot about the Raw food movement. From Wikipidia we learned - Raw foodism (or rawism) is a lifestyle promoting the consumption of un- cooked ... Read on »
Fat Frumpy Mom - Goals, 5k's, Yada... by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Taheera OurHealth Guest Writer I did it! I reached my first goal, but only lost 7 pounds ( my goal was to lose more boo!). I thought I would lose more, but I falter ... Read on »
Try It Tuesdays: Korean Sauna! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Morgan OurHealth Staff Writer There were elements of the experience that didn't make me feel welcomed. About 2 miles from the spa, ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Meet Teresa! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living She Inspires: On Twitter they call her @thefitlounge. All of her followers know she’s no joke. She is about her fitness. Her bio says she’s a mother, daughter, sister, ... Read on »
Walking for Freedom by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Morgan OurHealth Staff Writer I am inspired by this picture. Montgomery, Alabama circa 1956. ...mostly because they look like real women...kind, smartly-d ... Read on »
We are Worthy: Black Women, Marriage and Babies by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living (Does this picture of Frederick Douglass and his white wife make you wince?) By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer In an article written for Essence.com, soul singer ... Read on »
Jennifer Hudson Weight Watchers Spokesperson by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Jennifer Hudson announced today that she is the newest spokesperson for Weight Watchers. She said she joined Weight Watchers to set a better example for her son and that she ... Read on »
OurHealth Detour by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This post has nothing to do with health or black women and health or OurHealth. I just needed some place to share this hilarious video of this dad crushing his poor little s ... Read on »
Try It Tuesday: Curling by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Kallima, The Brain OurHealth Staff Writer A few weeks ago, during the height of the Olympic fever, I had the opportunity to try my hand at a sport that was g ... Read on »
The Lady and Sons Beef Vegetable Soup by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer I love a good home made soup. This is my favorite of my soup recipes. You can put as many yummy vegetables as you want and let it ... Read on »
Up to a third of breast cancers could be avoided by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Morgan OurHealth Staff Writer I just read the story below on yahoo. When doing a quick search on African Americans and Breast Cancer, I found an amazing organiz ... Read on »
Feet Don't Fail Me Now! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer On my mamma/On my hood/I look fly/I look good/Touch my swag/Wish you could. This is going to be my theme song for the summer. I ... Read on »
Try Something New with Try ItTuesday! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Try It Tuesdays! “If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried” Bwah! This is funny. Ok, ladies! We have something new in store for you here on t ... Read on »
Dressing For Your Body by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer ***Note - I was going to add a picture of Aretha Franklin to this article but I just couldn't bring myself to do it. We all know how ... Read on »
Forgiveness - For Your Mental & Spiritual Health by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living (Morgan and I back in the 90's. Yes those are sparkly, butterfly hair clips. Remember those?) By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Way back i ... Read on »
Love, That Fountain of Youth! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Morgan OurHealth Staff Writer Okay, my mom sent an email forward today that was just great. Not sure of the source, but I believe it's from Dr. Michael Williams . ... Read on »
WANTED: A Fresh Summer Hairstyle! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By Morgan OurHealth Staff Writer Beauty. A fellow blogger recently featured this picture of an adorable toddler in her piece about natural hair in advertising . ... Read on »
The Right Exercise For Your Body Type by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer My body needs a lot of high intensity cardio. A year and a half ago I started running and I’ve experienced the most success that I hav ... Read on »