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COVID: The Road of a Long Hauler… Part 8

The goal was to sit and stand as many times as possible without using my hands. Something that many do without a thought was such a struggle that it brought tears to my eyes. My balance was off, my legs were weak, and the constant of getting up and sitting down drained me very quickly.

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Eating as an Act of Worship: Get Up

It’s difficult to stand up and continue to fight when you have been repeatedly knocked down. Those who do develop the characteristics of perseverance and resilience necessary to succeed in life and prevail over life’s trials and setbacks. This life principle applies to health and fitness, too. If you’ve fallen down and can’t get back on your diet and exercise plan, then read today’s article for inspiration to stand up and try again.

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Covid-19

Three Players Making Their NBA Comeback This Season

Thomas became a household name in Boston, and in his first season with the Celtics, he finished second in the Sixth Man of the Year race. Then, Thomas improved, and by his third year with the Celtics, he averaged a career-high 28.9 points. 

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Health

Eating As An Act Of Worship Ministries: Grow Up

Children usually hate to sit down at the dinner table to eat a healthy meal consisting of fruits and vegetables. They would rather go out with their friends to a restaurant or eat junk food while sitting in front of the television. Unfortunately, the adults in their lives have the same unhealthy eating habits. That’s why entire families suffer from obesity, obesity related diseases, and eating disorders. In order for your family to have a long, abundant life together, somebody has to grow up! If you’re willing to take the first step to health and fitness maturity, read today’s article!

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Eating As An Act Of Worship Ministries: For Such a Time as This

The holiday season seems like the worst time to begin a new health and fitness plan. The office parties, church fellowships, and family get-togethers are a constant stream of temptation that it is useless to fight against. Or is it? God says to redeem the time and work while it is day, for the night is coming where no man can work. Read today’s article for encouragement and motivation to begin and adhere to your health and fitness plan even during such a time as this!

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Eating As An Act Of Worship Ministries: A Successful Plan

Many people have given up on dieting and exercising out of sheer frustration. No matter how carefully you follow you the latest health and fitness craze, it always ends in failure. The problem is the world’s plan was never meant to set you free but instead to keep you ensnared in a never-ending cycle of wandering in the Wilderness of Obesity and Eating Disorders. Read today’s article if you are ready to commit to God’s plan for obtaining and maintaining the Promised Land of Healthy and Fit for Life!

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Eating As An Act Of Worship Ministries: Taste and See

Food and beverages provide sustenance to your body, but did you know that the Word of God does, too? Perhaps the hunger pangs you have been experiencing were not an invitation to sit down to holiday leftovers, but a beckoning of the Spirit to eat of His Body and drink of His blood. If you are willing to make God’s Word part of your diet plan, read today’s article to taste and see that the Lord is good!

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Eating As An Act of Worship Ministries: Break the Cycle

Unhealthy eating and drinking habits are like tornadoes leaving a circular path of destruction in your life. It does not have to be this way. You can break the cycle through Christ by mastering your triggers and changing your health and fitness mindset when you learn to eat and drink for the glory of God! To learn more, read today’s article!

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Eating As An Act of Worship Ministries: Focus

Life’s hiccups and unexpected stressors often cause many people to abandon their health and fitness plans in order to seek comfort in their unhealthy eating habits. In order to win the health and fitness war, you must stay focused! Read today’s article to find out how to remain consistent even in the face of adversity.

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Advice

TPD Pharmacy launches community wide health initiative to better serve Blacks in Walnut Park

With a desire to bring pharmacy services to a historically underserved neighborhood, Dr. Tracy M. Reed opened the TPD Pharmacy to serve the St. Louis community and beyond. A podiatrist by trade, Dr. Reed obtained her degree in Podiatric Medicine from the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, completed her Residency at Saint Barnabas Hospital, and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field.

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Covid-19

COVID: The Road of a Long Hauler… Part 5

A lady was telling me if I don’t keep my eyes open the doctor wouldn’t discharge me and I would have to stay overnight. Wait, what? I whispered for the nurse to tell me when the doctor was close so I could try to hold my eyes open.

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Advice

Tips for Shopping on Black Friday

Source: Unsplash@Ashkan Forouzani After the food comas of Thanksgiving have subsided, the next thing worth getting worked up over is Black Friday, which is always

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Dr. Tracy Reed Offers an Essential Pharmacy for Walnut Park Residents in St Louis, MO

Dr. Reed opened the TPD Pharmacy in the Walnut Park West neighborhood to improve access to prescription medicine in the community. “As a responsible medical professional, I felt the need to bring much-needed healthcare services to a challenged community,” said Dr. Reed. A noted community advocate, Dr. Reed also served as a Founding Director of the Missouri Foundation for Health and has actively participated with Big Brothers / Big Sisters of America and Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.

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Advice

Opinion Saturday: Sage Steele Come on Sis’ Cut the Crap

If someone is a gun enthusiast and believes wholeheartedly in the second amendment, or they don’t believe in abortion, or they disagree with me on tax policy.  Those are positions within the norm of political differences.  We can argue about these things and have a beer and go home still being friends. But this isn’t the type of conservative that Sage Steele is.  She’s disgusted with the vaccine mandate that ESPN has put in place to keep their workplace safe.  Steele also has an issue with the way some women who aspire to be in broadcasting dress.  

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Advice

Restoring Yourself

Get up, get out, and push yourself to get started with the restoration process of a healthier you. It’s up to you and only you to restore you.  

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Health

Practice What is Preached

The Bible says faith without works is dead. That principle applies to every aspect of your Christian life, including learning to eat and drink for the glory of God. Read today’s article to learn how to put your faith into action as you implement your health and fitness plan through Christ!

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Health

Tell the Mountain to Move

Our God is Lord of the impossible! As His children, we have been granted divine authority to speak to our situations. Read today’s article, then command the mountains of obesity and eating disorders to move in the Name of Christ the Lord!

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Preparation for the Battle

In our daily lives, we often prepare before embarking on a new task. For example, we complete at least twelve years of school before entering the workforce. Once there, we enter orientation and training for our new jobs. Like soldiers in the natural real, we should take the same approach before engaging the enemy on the battlefield. Read today’s article to learn how to prepare for the war for your health and fitness!

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Health

Leaving Your Comfort Zone

Bad habits are difficult to break primarily because we become accustomed to them.  To put it bluntly, we become comfortable with our uncomfortable circumstances.  Read today’s article to learn how to finally leave your unhealthy comfort zone in order to reach the Promised Land of Healthy and Fit for Life!

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Awareness

A Conversation with David Rodriguez – PART 2

First of all, the term “Afro-Latino” was coined by Arturo Schomburg, who is considered “The Father of Afro-American Studies”, and an early pioneer of the Harlem Renaissance movement.  A highly educated man from Puerto Rico who realized the high number of Afro-Cubans and Afro-Puerto Ricans in Harlem at the time needed an identity to connect and define this demographic of people.  

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Covid-19

COVID: The Road of a Long Hauler… Part 2

Join Areia Cobb every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month as she shares her road to recovery from COVID-19 and how being a COVID-19 Long Hauler is affecting every aspect of her life; as a wife, mother of two active boys and a working professional. It’s our hope that these journal entries provide hope, inspiration and information as you or your loved one travels your COVID-19 long haul.

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Advice

The Children are Our Future

Ana-Isabel holds the distinction of being the first grandchild in her familial clan. She also holds the distinction and honor of being the eldest to her tribal cousins. A role she takes very seriously.
Inktoberan, an online challenge within the art community inspired her to enter her drawing entitled ‘Poisonous’ her take on the sugar addiction epidemic sweeping her communities.

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Awareness

Are Masks Really Effective?

‘Wait a minute, folks Purchasing Face masks!’ On February 29, 2020, then-Surgeon General Jerome Adams tweeted, ‘They are NOT efficient in stopping the public from contracting #Coronavirus.’

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Health

Texas law banning abortion

The “heartbeat bill” was enacted into law on September 1, 2021. It is probably the most restrictive law in the US since the 1973 landmark

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Covid-19

COVID: The Road of a Long Hauler…Part 1

Join Areia Cobb every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month as she shares her road to recovery from COVID-19 and how being a COVID-19 Long Hauler is affecting every aspect of her life; as a wife, mother of two active boys and a working professional. It’s our hope that these journal entries provide hope, inspiration and information as you or your loved one travels your COVID-19 long haul.

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Health

REAL Doctors, REAL Questions with Dr. Zeke McKinney

Follow Dr. Zeke McKinney as he addresses the myths surrounding vaccination and why it so important for our community to get connected.  Get more answers. Watch: https://spokesman-recorder.com/getthefacts/https://spokesman-recorder.com/getthefacts/

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Featured

The Anguish of Unmasking

Unmasking has been pretty traumatic for me.   The wearing of masks was a call to action for public health, public safety.  Becoming a symbol

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Food

Resolve to Change

Romans 12:2 says, “Be ye changed by the renewing of your mind,” and then you will know the perfect will of God.  In other words, change always starts within us. 

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Health

How lethal is COVID-19?

Founded in 1970 as the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is one of three academies that make up the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies) in the United States.

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NAM’s COVID Initiative

Founded in 1970 as the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is one of three academies that make up the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies) in the United States.

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Health

NAM: COVID-19 Initiative

Founded in 1970 as the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is one of three academies that make up the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies) in the United States.

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Health

Put Away Childish Things

Are you tired of wandering in the Wilderness of Obesity and Eating Disorders? If so, God is ready to usher you into the Promised Land of Healthy and Fit for Life! Put your war clothes on, then read today’s article to prepare for the battle. Your testimony will be you are more than a health and fitness conqueror through Jesus Christ!

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Vacation for a mental break

Imagine waking up in the morning as the sunshine peaks in through the blinds as you open your eyes, and you realize, “Hey, I’m on vacation.”

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Health

Rest

The road to renewal and restoration: It’s very important and necessary to have and live a healthy lifestyle.

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Health

Black Men Get You Some Therapy

In this episode, we look into what may cause high-functioning depression, which is hard to detect because the person is masking their emotions. Featuring Pervis

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Health

Breaking the fast

When you first wake up from that comfortable resting place, you may hear the wonderful sounds of the sparrows outside the windowsill as the sunshine

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Health

A Need for a Pump Up

Waking up from a peaceful night’s rest, you should feel refreshed. As you begin to stretch up and out, your body is in need of a wake up call.

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Health

Assurance of One’s Self in the Gym

The positive declaration intended to give confidence.

A belief in oneself, the conviction that one has the ability to meet life’s challenges, and to succeed of the willingness to act accordingly.

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How Lupus Affects the Body

Lupus is a worldwide autoimmune illness that affects over 4 million people. Although individuals of all ages can develop this illness, it usually affects women

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