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Feel lucky you're sick in America
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      2 comments

I'd say I have a pretty good immune system. I never get really sick. I don't even know what my current family physician looks like. Of course, now that I'm studying abroad in a country with the absolute worse knowledge of illnesses, I'm sick wit... Read more
How can I help my mom?
Friday, November 25, 2011      4 comments

My mom's and my diet couldn't be any more different. She basically just sticks to cola, coffee, cigarrettes, cheese and bread. She's very thin... extremely, unhealthily thin. Of course, anything I say health-wise just goes in one ear and out the... Read more
Curb that sweet tooth!
Thursday, November 24, 2011      5 comments

So I read about this in a nutrition book, and it works for me, and I actually forgot about it until it was brought to mind by someone's community message. Maybe you'll find the same luck with this little secret :) Hot chocolate. (I know, "OH N... Read more
Fruits can Sabotage.
Saturday, May 21, 2011      0 comments

I have a friend who is trying to lose weight. We eat dinner together 4/7 days a week for crew ( our college has a buffet for its athletes), so I see what she eats almost every time. She's been doing a lot better recently with choosing appropriat... Read more
Sunday, October 10, 2010      0 comments

I just finished my (probably) first ever 5+ mile jog... As a sprinter, this is really a huge stepping stone for me. I've always admired long distance runners and I can almost consider myself one. I feel really great. Who cares if I'm incapable o... Read more
Ohhh the scale.
Sunday, October 03, 2010      2 comments

I know that the numbers don't always mean something, but I can't help grappling with the idea that I shouldn't be as heavy as I am. I recently started Crew (rowing) and we workout 2-3 hours 8 times a week. I've gotten really fit and toned, but m... Read more
Emotional Eater...
Monday, September 06, 2010      1 comments

I always labeled myself as an emotional eater on the criteria that they tended to partake in mindless eating. I never really considered the "emotion" aspect of it, because it wasn't as if I would have a bad day and gorge myself on cookies. Altho... Read more