Sep 09

The Ministry of Victim Blaming: Domestic Violence is a Complex Issue

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed or via email. Thanks for visiting the My Faith and Fitness Blog! Enjoy!Yesterday, I watched the video of Ray Rice’s assault on his then-fiancee, now-wife, Janay Palmer.  The assault occurred in an Atlantic City hotel elevator on February 15, 2014.  At the …

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Jul 07

Cancer, A Relocation & Other Monkey Wrenches In Life

After my husband’s week-long hospitalization, the diagnosis is Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the bone marrow). We were surprised by the diagnosis and sought a second opinion. After confirmation, we immediately began his treatment two days a week. According to his doctor, he should receive the chemotherapy treatments for approximately four to six months, depending on …

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Sep 29

My Faith and Fitness Is Nominated for a 2014 Black Weblog Award

I have great news to report!  The My Faith and Fitness Blog has been nominated again for a 2014 Black Weblog Award for Best Faith-Based Blog.  This is our third year in a row to be nominated! I am honored to be in the number.  Mark your calendars.  The first round of voting begins Wednesday, October …

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Sep 19

The Body & Soul Ministry ~ A Church That Exercises Together

On Thursday evenings, the Body and Soul Ministry at my church holds a free one-hour fitness class for women.  I am glad that my pastor sees the importance of living a healthy and fit lifestyle.  As you may know, I view health and fitness from a theological perspective.  That is one of the reasons why …

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Sep 12

The Nutrition Nook with Zahra ~ Balance

The Nutrition Nook is a monthly column featuring nutrition information for healthy eating. This month we’ll hear from Zahra, who writes The Natural Journey For Life blog.  * Remember to consult your primary care physician or dietitian before beginning a new nutrition regimen.*

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Aug 19

The United States Is Not FUBU

In the early 1990s, five Black men founded a clothing company called FUBU. The original meaning of FUBU was “Five Urban Brothers United” but the “For us, by us” motto later took root as the clothing line expanded. The “us” is Black folks.  I think about or discuss race and racism fairly frequently.  As a Black …

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Jul 18

The Nutrition Nook with Zahra ~ How To Stay Hydrated & LOVE IT!

The Nutrition Nook is a monthly column featuring nutrition information for healthy eating. This month we’ll hear from Zahra, who writes The Natural Journey For Life blog.  * Remember to consult your primary care physician or dietitian before beginning a new nutrition regimen.* Greetings! My name is Zahra and I am on a life journey …

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May 29

Book Review ~ “Lost & Found: Finding HOPE in the Detours of Life” by Sarah Jakes

Disclosure:  Recently, I had the opportunity to read Lost & Found:  Finding HOPE in the Detours of Life by Sarah Jakes so that I could write this book review.  I received the book for free from Bethany House Publishers in exchange for writing this book review.  This book review represents my honest opinions, findings, beliefs …

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May 11

National Women’s Health Week 2014 ~ Pledge To Be A Well Woman

May 11-17, 2014 is National Women’s Health Week.  I am participating in several ways.  I have taken the pledge to be a well woman. I will get active, eat healthy, pay attention to mental health and engage in safe behaviors.  I am also spreading the word by writing this blog post.  Why don’t you join …

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May 09

The Nutrition Nook with Zahra ~ An Apple a Day Really Does Keep the Doctor Away!

The Nutrition Nook is a monthly column featuring nutrition information for healthy eating. This month we’ll hear from Zahra, who writes The Natural Journey For Life blog.  * Remember to consult your primary care physician or dietitian before beginning a new nutrition regimen.* Greetings! My name is Zahra and I am on a life journey …

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