Friday, November 24, 2017

Six Weeks and Thirteen Fibroids Later (Part 1)

January 19, 2011 by  
Filed under black women, diaries, health and wellness

I think I was in my mid-twenties when I was diagnosed with uterine fibroids.  I hadn’t really heard the term before.  All I cared about at the moment was that it wasn’t cancer.  They were small and I couldn’t feel them.  Like many African American women diagnosed with fibroids, I decided to deal with the […]

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Thanksgiving 2010: I’ve got lots to be thankful for

Thanksgiving 2010.  I’ve got lots to be thankful for. The first people that come to mind are my parents and grandparents.  I am blessed to have my mother, my stepfather, and my maternal grandparents.  From childhood until now, they show me every day that they are all the family I need. I am thankful that […]

black and brown girls speak out: Lies and Honesty

One of the most amazing things about starting blackgirlgrown is “virtually” meeting lots of black and brown girls on the web with similar callings, but all with a unique voice. Here are a few recent posts that caught my eye: The Savvy Sista gives an honest perspective of what it is to be a single […]

Contributor Spotlight: Kimberly

April 1, 2010 by  
Filed under diaries

We are fortunate to have regular contributors such as Kimberly who periodically graces us with her wisdom and wit.  As we wish Kimberly a Happy Birthday, we also wanted to showcase Kimberly’s contributions to blackgirlgrown: Why Precious is Important (Movie Review): Although there is nothing about this movie with which I can personally identify, in […]

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