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Happy Birthday Whitney! Here Are a Few Things She Has Taught Me

Happy Birthday Whitney! Here Are a Few Things She Has Taught Me

From working together in corporate America to founding Sporty Afros, Whitney and I have a very unique, close relationship. Since today is her birthday, I figured I would share a few things she has taught me that have changed my life… I guess you would call these Whitneyisms..   There is ...

GRIT Fitness Recap, Six:02 and Much More

GRIT Fitness Recap, Six:02 and Much More

Weekend Roundup: Grit Fitness Grand Opening, Six:02 & Much More   This weekend was very busy but exciting! Whitney and I went to celebrate the grand opening of our fit friend Brittany’s studio called Grit Fitness. She made her dream a reality. She quit her stuffy 9 to 5 to follow ...

How to Achieve a Roller Set on Fine/Thin Natural Hair

How to Achieve a Roller Set on Fine/Thin Natural Hair

I’ve been experimenting with new ways to wear my natural hair for about 8 months now. About a year ago, I got a fabulous Dominican blow out in NYC and some fabulous heat damage to go along with it. I was still able to wear my wash and gos when all of my hair was heat damaged. But, as the new ...

4 Hairstyles for Heat Damaged Natural Hair

4 Hairstyles for Heat Damaged Natural Hair

Heat damage is like a cuss word in the natural hair community. We’ve all heard the horror stories of girls who grew their hair out for years, flat ironed it once and it never curled again. It’s so sad. I never thought my hair would get heat damaged. I subjected it to pretty harsh abuse ...

Vision Board? Make an ACTION Board

Vision Board? Make an ACTION Board

I love the concept of creating a vision board. It’s great to display pictures, encouraging words and motivational phrases that depict what you want in life. Unfortunately, most of the time a vision board is just a pretty collage. There are no specific goals or steps to achieve them. Want to ...

My First Marathon: Dallas Marathon

My First Marathon: Dallas Marathon

  After training for over 5 months,  I completed my first marathon in Dallas, Texas at the Metro PCS Dallas Marathon on December 14th.  Here is a recap of the day before and day of my race.  Do you want to train for a marathon? Check out some of my marathon training tips to help get you ...