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Archive for April 2012

The Perfect Workout…that’s right…here it is!

April 30, 2012

So, what is the perfect workout regimen? Is there such a thing? If it does exist, why is it so elusive? Is it even possible to have a perfect workout? Doesn’t every workout get beset with difficulties? Weather ruining workout days, gym machine shortages, the inevitable life emergency, forgetting necessary gear like your mat for […]

Barbecue Tofu Pita Pockets & Baked Fries

April 29, 2012

Originally posted on Vita's Vegan Ventures:
I got off work early today, got in 50 minutes of exercise at Spirit Anacostia, and headed to an eatery in my neighborhood before I decided, “No. Just because the kids are away, doesn’t mean I really want to eat out.” So I made a U-turn and made…

New Tools for Minority Health ?

April 25, 2012

Article from this morning’s The Root discussing how the Obama Administration is helping communities take action.

National Minority Health Month

April 11, 2012

Did you know that April is National Minority Health Month? Presented by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, this year’s theme is “Health Equity Can’t Wait. Act Now in Your CommUNITY.” This is a call for health agencies, organizations, policy makers, and individuals to act now in order to […]

When Plans are Derailed…..

April 2, 2012

So, I started this blog with all of the best intentions. I was working out. I was eating right. Until one Thursday afternoon, I got a love letter from a stalker. Alarmed, my whole state of mind and all of my plans took a back seat to my safety. So, I did all the things […]