health

Two Months Left in 2017

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We have less than two months left in 2017, so I decided to write about the past few months. In July, I had individuals from all various chapters of my life come together for one weekend to celebrate me passing my Oral Defense and closing the chapter of my Ph.D. journey. It meant a lot to have my support system fly in town from all over and locally to share in our success. Each and everyone who attended played an intricate part in my journey to the finish line. In… Read More »Two Months Left in 2017

World AIDS Day 

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World AIDS Day is held on the 1st December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate people who have died from AIDS. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day, held for the first time in 1988. Too many people are thinking the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, when they need just to water the grass they are standing on and know their… Read More »World AIDS Day 

Transformation Tuesday

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It is a trend people use on social media. On Tuesday people post “-transformational” photos. Today I decided to support a transformation of my personal fitness achievements. Prior to starting my weight-loss journey, I had no idea what proper portions were coming from Louisiana. Working with the veterans at the hospital I made a decision to join the military. I never had weight issues growing up because I was extremely thin. Dealing with daily stressors of life caused me to gain more weight over the years. My motivation to start… Read More »Transformation Tuesday