October 20, 2017

Health and Fitness

POU Weekly Health Thread: But They’re Cute!

This week, as I have been highlighting African-American shoe designers, I started to think about the many pairs of shoes that I own...that literally abuse me if I attempt to walk in them for more than 5 yards. So it comes as no shock, to learn that … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s that time of year again. Where you’ll see pink ribbons everywhere and all the items you regularly purchase are pink with proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen foundation. October is breast cancer awareness month. Today we’ll discuss how this … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread: Exercise Like A Child

First Lady Michelle Obama led hundreds of children in doing one minute of jumping jacks on the South Lawn of the White House. They were hoping to help break the world record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. Remember … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread: Going Under The Knife For Perfection

Plastic Surgery...its not just for rich white socialites anymore!In 2008, 907,141 African-Americans had cosmetic or plastic surgery procedures, or 8 percent of the total 11.8 million Americans having such surgeries, according to the American … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread: STRESS

Inflation no chance To increase finance Bills pile up sky high Send that boy off to die Oh, make me wanna holler The way they do my life Make me wanna holler The way they do my life   Inflation no chanceTo increase financeBills pile … [Read more...]

P.O.U. Weekly Health Thread: GO TO SLEEP

I'm yawning as I type this. Who among us hasn't stayed up late knowing full well we needed to go to bed, but had to watch that movie, or game, or awards show...or talk on the phone or chat on facebook, read that last tweet, go back to check and see … [Read more...]

P.O.U. Weekly Health Thread – “Don’t Sweat Your Hair Out!”

Those are the immortal words of my mother, forever etched into my brain. Who among us after the Saturday morning ritual of getting your hair fried in a hot kitchen or basement beauty salon -  holding your ear so tight and close to your head with … [Read more...]