Like it is for many Americans, the beginning of 2019 is about restarting my health journey and looking for ways to improve my overall health and wellness. Every year, I say to myself, “Trey, you’re going to go to the gym and eat better.” Usually by February, I haven’t seen the gym, and I’m sitting…
Why The Whole Community Needs to Embrace Black Breastfeeding Week
It seems obvious (to me, anyway) that breastfeeding is the way nature intended for human mothers to feed human babies. One – okay, two – of the main reasons we are classed as mammals are these mammary glands on our chest. Every mammal species produces milk to feed their young. The benefits of breastfeeding are…
IU2BU Bootcamp Week 3 & Allowing Your Win
This bootcamp journey has been full of ups and downs…literally! During the first two weeks of the program I was less than please with the loss and subsequent gain of 1.2 lbs. In week 3, however, I felt something shift.
Bootcamp Week 2: My Story & Emotional Weight-loss
This weight-loss life definitely ain’t for the faint of heart! Week 2 has come and gone and I can’t say it all went the way I expected it to. This experience has been filled with several emotional ups and downs, and that’s just 12 days in. I can say that I am growing from this…
IU2BU Bootcamp- Week 1 Recap
Week 1 of IU2BU bootcamp has come to an end. I have mixed feelings about this week as there were some highs and lows. Can’t wait to see what the next 11 weeks has in store.
Kenny and Ronella
Bootcamp: Day 1 meal prep
Tomorrow is officially day 1 of the IUTBU Bootcamp #9!!! I am excited and nervous about entering this phase of my life. There is no doubt in my mind that beginning tomorrow, Jan 9, 2017, my life will NEVER be the same. Now that I think about it, this change actually began a long time…
Bootcamp update and my thoughts on western medicine
So, my car finally died on me and as much as I didn’t want to let her go, she left me with no other options. I had a very interesting experience while at the car dealership… take a look!
PCOS Dr. appointment FAIL!!
I headed to the doctor for the first time since returning to the states to see about getting some medication management for my PCOS. epic FAIL!!! Take a look at my thoughts about the appointment and what steps I’m taking to get my PCOS under control.
5 Tips to Beat the Holiday Blues
This time of year is affectionately known as “The Holidays.” For many, the holidays are a time of happiness, joy, excitement, and thankfulness. But for some, instead of being the “most wonderful time of the year”, it can be dreaded and uncomfortable. This phenomenon is known as the Holiday blues. Symptoms of the holiday blues…