Health

#YesAllWomen

When I was in my early 20s, I fell asleep in a hotel room after a night of celebrating at my then-boyfriend’s annual medical school ball. I woke up about an hour later with a strange man straddling my hips, … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

New stories out!

I’ve got a slew of new stories running in some of my (and hopefully your) favorite women’s mags!: I’m Healthy Thanks to Mom (Better Homes and Gardens) Why Is Everything So Annoying? (Cosmopolitan) The Breathing Cure (O: The Oprah Magazine) … Continue reading

Posted in Health | Leave a comment

Barbie VS Lammily

You’ve heard it before: It Barbie were real, she wouldn’t be able to walk, she’d only have half of her intestines, her head would be wider than her pelvis, etc, etc. But do little girls want to play with a … Continue reading

Posted in Body Image, Diet and Nutrition, Fitness, Health | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Who is the Biggest Loser?

The most recent Biggest Loser winner has been embroiled in controversy since the season finale aired, when the giant scale revealed Rachel Frederickson shed a staggering 155 pounds in mere months. I was honored to be interviewed for the both … Continue reading

Posted in Body Image, Diet and Nutrition, Fitness, Health | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Heavy metal

Iron rusts; copper corrodes. So what are they doing to your brain? My story in O: The Oprah Magazine…  

Posted in Health | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments