Exercise: Did It!

Did it! It feels terrific to jog/run again. I had to go slow because of my heart rate. Every time I looked at my watch,…

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Exercise: Did It!

Did it! I walked almost 5 miles, and it felt great. I tried a different route today. It was flat, but the roads were busy,…

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Exercise: Did It!

Did it! I walked over 3 miles and an elevation of 330 feet. It felt fantastical! I must have pulled a muscle last week at…

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I Was Taught Self-Hatred

I Was Taught Self-hatred Like most Black people, I was raised to hate myself. My classes were at home, in books, on the TV, or…

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COVID-19: The Un-Vaccinated

With everyone clamoring to get vaccinated, I am among the minority where I usually reside. I wasn’t planning to get vaccinated, but once friends started…

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TBI: Medications Made Me Feel Worse

Lately, I’ve felt stronger with more clarity of mind. Still have memory issues, slow processing speed, and substantial organizational issues. I am learning to have…

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Exercise: Did It!

Did it! I walked 3.79 miles, and it felt fantastic. The morning air was therapy for me. Today, I tried a new route that took…

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Random Thoughts: What is the purpose of life when you’re oppressed?

Every day, I read about innocent young unarmed Black men, women, and children murdered at the hands of heavily armed white police officers, who claim…

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Random Thoughts: Do What I Want Matter

There is just so much one person can absorb before becoming sopping wet, cold and miserable.  I don’t care if I’m sopping wet, but the…

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Exercise: Did It!

Exercise: Did It! Dit it! I did a combo of walking and jogging–walked for 30 min and jogged for 30 minutes. I felt great. The…

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Exercise: Did It!

Did it! I walked and jogged today. Yes, today’s exercise was a two-part series. I hadn’t planned on doing anything when I went for a…

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Exercise: Did It!

Did it! I jogged 3.25 miles in 43 minutes. It was hard, and I pushed myself. Three minutes into the jog, my HR went from…

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