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10 Things I Learned in My First Term of Grad School

Sleep is not necessary extremely important. I do my best work 30 minutes after the deadline. Coffee is a legitimate need. When they say 15-20 hours of work per class each week, that's what they mean. 5-10 hours will not be sufficient. "I will read all the books" quickly changes to "I will skim all the books". Spotify can carry me… Continue reading 10 Things I Learned in My First Term of Grad School

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Fitness & Travel: A Match Made in Heaven

Who here loves vacation? I adore vacation. The food, the sleep, the flexible scheduling, the lack of dishes and work and other responsibilities. Did I mention the food?? Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes weekend getaways, road trips, resort vacays, and an assortment of other relaxation-filled retreats. In the midst of… Continue reading Fitness & Travel: A Match Made in Heaven

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Breaking News: Bathing Suits Wage War on Women, Three-way Mirrors Considered Co-conspirators

I have some exciting news! (No, I'm not pregnant. Jeeze! Every time I say "exciting news" this happens.) Ahem. Anyway... We are going on a real vacation! Sometime in the near or distant future (I'm not saying when. This is the internet, people. Statistically, a third of y'all are creeps.), we will embark on a… Continue reading Breaking News: Bathing Suits Wage War on Women, Three-way Mirrors Considered Co-conspirators

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On motherhood, weight loss, and redeeming my body image.

I don't think I've ever been more happy with my body than when I was pregnant. There isn't much in this world more amazing than your body creating a new little life. I was strong and healthy and being pregnant was pretty easy---all of which made me very grateful. By the time my little girl… Continue reading On motherhood, weight loss, and redeeming my body image.