22 Jan 2015

How SciBabe Lost (and kept off) 90 Pounds

This Guest Post is by Yvette d’Entremont, A.K.A. Science Babe www.SciBabe.com / www.Facebook.com/SciBabe Screw you, Dane Cook. My brain is geared to like certain things: Puppies, dirty jokes, and data. I’m a scientist, so I made a career out of at least one of these. I also cry with joy

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20 Jan 2015

The Problem with Health at Every Size

Image source. There is a difference between coddling and compassion. Approximately one-third of the North American population is obese, and a significant number of them are suffering as a result. One of the things they suffer from is fat shaming, which, as I pointed out in this piece, seems to

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19 Jan 2015

The Difference Between Inspiring and Shaming

Image source. You are a singularly unique individual. Just like everyone else. I don’t dig this whole special snowflake syndrome where everyone needs to be handled with kid gloves. Some people are awesome, and others just suck. If you go through life thinking the world owes you something wonderful, then

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16 Jan 2015

Why I Love to Run

Okay, I know it doesn’t really look like I’m loving it in that photo, but it was during my Boston Marathon qualifying run, which felt like my entire body was getting a root canal. Extreme endurance races notwithstanding, I dig being rapidly bipedal, and this is why: Want to get

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