“Are you sure, sweetheart, that you want to be well?… Just
so’s you’re sure, sweetheart, and ready to be healed, cause
wholeness is no trifling matter. A lot of weight when you’re
Toni Cade Bambara, The Salt Eaters
Toni Morrison said that we have to write the books that we want to see. I'm writing a Black feminist guide to fitness and an accompanying training diary filled with quotes. This Black History Month I'm sharing some of these quotes and passages from the book with you, and I hope they help you reflect on your own health and wellness.