3 Things To Do As Soon As You THINK You Are Getting Sick

3 Things To Do As Soon As You THINK You Are Getting Sick

 My mini me woke me up with a pouty face and a temperature of 104 degrees. Of course, I go into panic mom mode, until I realize that a temperature is just the body’s way of fighting back on viruses that are attacking the immune system and that as long as I monitored her, it was going to be okay. But then my mind starts to wander into ways to avoid getting myself sick in the process of caring for her? I didn’t want to spend the entire break alternating germs so I put a plan into action and guess what? It worked because we had an amazing break together. What did I do? Read More...

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It's OK To Not Be OK

It's OK To Not Be OK

There is such a huge stigma that comes with mental illness, especially in the black community. While I do believe that many of our thoughts and the things we project can lend to making your day “good” or “bad”,  sometimes it is bigger that that. Sometimes no matter how hard you try, how hard you pretend, no matter how many inspirational quotes you read, prayers you pray, or smiling selfies you post -  inside things just aren’t matching up. Read More...

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The Secret to a Guilt-Free Holiday

The Secret to a Guilt-Free Holiday

Huddle up close, because I’m about to tell you the secret to enjoying the holidays without guilt. I’ll tell you right up front, there’s no denial here. I’m not proposing a “just say no” diet. No strategies for navigating the holiday buffet or ways to lighten up the shortcake cookies. My approach to a guilt-free holiday is actually based on (gasp) pleasure.  Read More...

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November Fit Finds: Ready Heroes Fitness Camp

November Fit Finds: Ready Heroes Fitness Camp

Many people may not know that I am a Fort Worth, Texas native and one thing that I have noticed while being on the fitness scene in the DFW Metroplex is that everything is centered around the city of Dallas. People will travel 45 minutes to attend the boot camp series that I co-host with core fitness at Klyde Warren Park and when I ask them what brings them out the response is usually that there isn’t anything going on where they live. Read More...

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