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Dealing with PMS

  A few weeks ago I asked you all what your go-to methods are for when PMS strikes. I got responses from women between 16-36 and in that 20 years of menstruation experience, we have some seriously great ways…


Race Recap / Fire on the Mountain 50K

The Race On Sunday, November 3rd I ran my first trail race in nearly six years. Despite having a background in cross country, I was never a big trail runner. I loved it, but I didn’t do it often…

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Why The Third Date Rule is Outdated

We’ve all heard it. I’m sure you’ve heard it. You may have even said it. “Don’t sleep with him on the first date.” Or maybe you have a third, fourth, or fifth date rule yourself. I’ve never understood this.…


A Letter to My 16-Year-Old Self

Dear 16-Year-Old Me, I have good news for you. After ten years of having your license you still have not caused a car accident. You will be rear-ended in a few months, you will experience a car breaking down…

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So What’s Really in a Condom?

With more than 18 billion condoms used each year, it’s time you knew what’s in them.     Quick history lesson Please grant my degree in Anthropology a moment to shine… Homo Sapiens, the only extant hominids, are dated…

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How Do I Become a Better Big Sister?

Hi! A few weeks ago my sister started sending me your posts and blog stories. I’m glad she did because I think you have so many good insights and thoughts, but it also hurt my feelings because she’s my…