Fat Fitness: My First 5K

I love making up words to describe things that everyone has experienced. Prepcrastination: Putting off doing something because you keep telling yourself it’s so hard that you need to spend weeks or months preparing for it. In the time you spend preparing, you get...
Let me have retrograde.

Let me have retrograde.

I’m a woman who took an unapproved path into working in STEM. My peers look down on my degrees in sociology and mental health counseling. Still, peer-reviewed research guides my views. Evidence is my north star. I abhor the anti-science movements that have taken root...
In Case Of Strong Current, Make Your Own Waves

In Case Of Strong Current, Make Your Own Waves

For years, I longed to try paddleboarding, but was too afraid of being bad at it. I’m no stranger to being terrible at new things, but what if failing at something so cool made me fall out of love with being on/around/in the water? What if being too heavy to try...
Why Millennial Women Are Writing Letters Again

Why Millennial Women Are Writing Letters Again

How the Social Media Generation Returned to the Written Word When Millennials aren’t killing decades-old cultural elements, like casual dining and processed food, we’re breathing new life into old practices, like shaving with straight razors. At first glance, it might...